Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Earns NAACP Hero Award

Jan 30, 2023 at 04:27 pm by WGNS News

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy who saved a gunshot victim’s life was honored Saturday by the Murfreesboro Branch of the NAACP. Deputy Nathan Smith earne.... Read More

Trial Date Confirmed for Final Suspect in the Murder of 68-Year-Old Terry Barber of Christiana

Jan 10, 2023 at 11:21 am by WGNS News

(Christiana, TN) On June 26, 2019, Deputies with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home of Mr. Terry Barber in Christiana.  Once on the scene,.... Read More

RCSO Capt. Kyle Evans promoted to Major

Dec 14, 2022 at 08:47 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh promoted Capt. Kyle Evans to Major Evans during a ceremony Tuesday. Evans joined the Sheriff’s Office as the staff attor.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies Earn TN Highway Safety Awards

Dec 13, 2022 at 06:53 pm by WGNS Radio News

(Rutherford County, TN) Five Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies enforcing traffic safety laws earned awards Tuesday from the Tennessee Highway Safety Off.... Read More

Help Less Fortunate Rutherford County Families with Christmas Gifts

Nov 30, 2022 at 07:16 pm by WGNS Radio News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) It’s time to have some “good food and fun” at Toot’s while raising funds to take students shopping for Christmas. Ruthe.... Read More

New Sheriff's Deputies in Rutherford County

Nov 04, 2022 at 02:11 pm by WGNS Radio News

Seven experienced law enforcement officers with various backgrounds recently joined the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and Deputy Chi.... Read More

Drug Take Back Day is This Saturday

Oct 25, 2022 at 01:36 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Sheriff’s deputies are teaming up with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and community groups to dispose of unused and expired presc.... Read More

Safety Task Force Trunk and Treat postponed to Thursday because of weather

Oct 24, 2022 at 08:33 pm by WGNS News

Firefighters, paramedics and police officers heroes will delight trick or treaters during the Halloween Trunk or Treat sponsored by the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task F.... Read More

Operation Fall Brakes to enforce aggressive driving

Oct 18, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS News

 Dramatic increases of drivers committing road rage and aggressive driving on Interstate 24 prompted “Operation Fall Brakes,” an enforcement and education eff.... Read More

Trunk or Treat sponsored by Rutherford Co. Traffic Safety Task Force

Oct 14, 2022 at 08:00 pm by WGNS Radio News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn.) Firefighters, paramedics and police officers heroes will delight trick or treaters during the Halloween Trunk or Treat sponsored by the Rutherford C.... Read More

Politics: LaVergne Mayor Announced that he has Received Support from Top Law Enforcement Officials

Oct 12, 2022 at 08:05 pm by WGNS Radio News

LA VERGNE - Mayor Jason Cole announces that Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and former La Vergne Assistant Chief and current Rutherford County Chief Deputy Keith Lowry.... Read More
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UPDATE: Faith & Blue Night Builds Better Relationships in Rutherford County

Oct 12, 2022 at 01:11 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn) Wearing the badge signifies law enforcement officers serve to keep residents safe and secure, said Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Keith Lowery. “.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Holds Mock Chemical Spill Drill

Oct 10, 2022 at 11:21 am by WGNS Radio News

A mock drill involving a chemical leak in the Central Magnet School cafeteria prompted the school to evacuate students to the soccer field Tuesday.   Principal Dr. John.... Read More

Faith & Blue vigil to be held Monday evening

Oct 06, 2022 at 07:32 pm by WGNS Radio News

Residents are encouraged to make schools and communities safer during a vigil with sheriff’s deputies and LifePoint Church members on Monday. The event will be at 6 p.m.... Read More

For the Second Time in 16-Days, Vehicle Runs Into Love's Truck Stop

Sep 24, 2022 at 12:56 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) For the second time in only 16-days, another vehicle ran into the side of Love’s Truck Stop, directly off of I-24 in Rutherford County. T.... Read More

Help others by golfing! The Rutherford County School Resource Officers Golf Tournament

Sep 21, 2022 at 01:31 pm by WGNS News

  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) If you enjoy a good game of golf, then you should consider playing a round to help special needs' school students in our community. Right.... Read More

Man claiming to be a Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Sgt. calling Starbucks - Telling employees they owe a $1,500 fine

Sep 16, 2022 at 11:17 am by WGNS News

A man claiming to be a sergeant with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office called a local Starbucks in Murfreesboro, claiming one of the workers owed $1,500 in fines. The unk.... Read More

Man Captured on Video After Alleged Purse Theft Wanted for Questioning in Murfreesboro - Do You Recognize Subject in Photos?

Sep 06, 2022 at 07:22 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is asking the question, “Do you recognize this man? Sheriff's Detectives want to speak to him about the theft of a purse. Th.... Read More

Suspect who was allegedly On-The-Run from Sheriff's Deputies Captured in Auburntown Area on Monday

Sep 06, 2022 at 07:01 am by WGNS

A suspect WANTED by authorities in the Auburntown (TN) area just over the Rutherford County line, was located and arrested. On Monday (09/05/22), Devin Anthony Young was taken.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff Fitzhugh takes oath of office

Sep 02, 2022 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh was sworn into office for his second term Tuesday by Circuit Court Judge Darrell L. Scarlett.   Fitzhugh was re-elected to his s.... Read More