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Retired WGNS Talk Show Host and former Sheriff Truman Jones Receives Special Proclamations and Key to the City

Mar 09, 2022 at 04:03 pm by WGNS

WGNS' Truman Jones has officially retired. The former Rutherford County Sheriff began his broadcasting career on the Good Neighbor Station 11-years ago, after retiring from th.... Read More

Manchester woman charged with child, animal abuse after ‘deplorable’ living conditions found

Mar 09, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

A Manchester, TN woman is behind bars and facing multiple charges that include abuse of children, animals and a vulnerable adult.The charges were filed east of Murfreesboro in.... Read More

Follow-Up: 15.532 Pounds of Methamphetamine off the streets, Thanks to Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies

Mar 08, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Follow-Up – Rutherford County, Tenn. - Patrol deputies recovered $46,000 worth of methamphetamine in a recent arrest that started with a traffic stop.More than 15.5 poun.... Read More

Deputies recover $46,000 worth of methamphetamine

Mar 05, 2022 at 08:11 am by WGNS

More than 15.5 pounds of methamphetamine worth $46,000 was seized during a traffic stop Thursday outside a La Vergne convenience store, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s lie.... Read More

AMBER ALERT: Missing 13-year-old girl from East Tennessee

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:41 am by WGNS

TEEN LOCATED - UPDATE: The Amber Alert issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been cancelled. 13-year-old Smiley has been safely located. The TBI reports that 22-.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office confiscates about $25,000 worth of cocaine

Mar 02, 2022 at 06:03 pm by WGNS

About $25,000 worth of cocaine was confiscated Wednesday after Rutherford County Sheriff’s narcotics detectives conducted a search warrant on Rocky Lane off Old Lascassa.... Read More

Former Murfreesboro Police Department Lieutenant Launches Campaign for Rutherford County Sheriff

Mar 01, 2022 at 01:48 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN  Tom Sissom, Murfreesboro Police Department Lieutenant (retired), announces his candidacy for Rutherford County Sheriff. Tom is a highly respected law en.... Read More

Mayor Ketron Out To Get Litterers (Includes Video of Alleged Incident)

Feb 26, 2022 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Recent video from Sunday (Feb. 20, 2022) of two subjects dumping a sofa in the area of Shores Road.Putting Teethin FinesRutherford County Mayor Bill Ketr.... Read More

Man suspected of robberies in Coffee, surrounding counties has been arrested

Feb 17, 2022 at 02:36 pm by WGNS

A man who was wanted for several alleged robberies in nearby communities has been caught.The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department has charged 41-Rodney C. Gilliam of.... Read More

Student charged after Smyrna High School threat

Feb 16, 2022 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

School resource officers identified and charged a Smyrna High School student today who was accused of threatening the school Tuesday night, an SRO sergeant said.“The p.... Read More

Subject reportedly steals leaf blower, weed eater and ladder from the storage shed of a Rutherford County home

Feb 11, 2022 at 07:38 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft case that involves a man who reportedly broke into a storage shed on February 3, 2022. The incident occur.... Read More

Rutherford County SWAT Team recognized for flood response in Waverly

Feb 10, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Sheriff’s SWAT Team members were honored as Officers of the Month for helping residents of Waverly and Humphreys County in the devastating floods last August.The team.... Read More

Former student accused of bringing gun to Riverdale basketball game - loaded gun recovered by SRO's

Feb 09, 2022 at 03:40 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County School Resource Officers quickly recovered a loaded handgun from a 16-year-old former Riverdale High School student during a basketball game Tuesday (Feb. 8,.... Read More

Two Inmates Die at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center in Murfreesboro

Feb 07, 2022 at 04:37 pm by WGNS

Two Rutherford County Adult Detention Center inmates died at the hospital this weekend and a third inmate remains hospitalized Monday, said Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitz.... Read More

Truck / Trailer Got Stuck at Railroad Crossing on Tuesday

Feb 01, 2022 at 08:38 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office had an unusual incident occur on Tuesday that required the help of CSX Railroad Officials. A full-sized dully pickup truck hauling a v.... Read More

5-New Rutherford County Deputies

Jan 12, 2022 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Five new Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies completed six weeks of training to work at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.New deputies are Javosia Beard, Felicia Poo.... Read More

Oakland High School Placed on Lockdown Tuesday

Jan 11, 2022 at 03:09 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: A 15-year-old Oakland High School student who wanted to get out of class allegedly threatened other students on an Instagram account Tuesday, a Rutherford County Sher.... Read More

Woman wanted for meth related charges AND the number of meth quarantined properties in Rutherford County

Dec 28, 2021 at 11:27 pm by WGNS

About 60-miles East of Murfreesboro in Grundy County, Tennessee, authorities are on the lookout for a woman accused of manufacturing methamphetamines. The Grundy County Sher.... Read More

New Year's Eve sobriety checkpoint in Rutherford County

Dec 20, 2021 at 01:37 pm by WGNS

Teams of officers will check drivers for sobriety during a checkpoint from 11 p.m. New Year’s Eve to 1 a.m. New Year’s Day on Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro..... Read More

Former Murfreesboro Police Officer Hired as New Sheriff's Office Attorney

Dec 15, 2021 at 01:37 pm by WGNS

Attorney Kyle Evans was appointed to serve as the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s staff attorney by Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh.Capt. Evans’ primary duties wi.... Read More