Discovery Center Announces Camp Wonder a Summer Camp for High School Students with Disabilities

Jun 27, 2024 at 10:11 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring recently announced the return of Camp Wonder, a weeklong summer camp for Rutherford County high school students with.... Read More

Charity Celebrity Chess Tournament this Saturday in Murfreesboro

Apr 08, 2024 at 10:55 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell has launched a chess program in Rutherford County that will benefit local at-risk children. This celebrity.... Read More

La Vergne SROs Help Homeless Student Repair Van that Served as his Home

Mar 26, 2024 at 06:13 am by WGNS News

La Vergne, TN - La Vergne High School SRO Cody Didier and SRO Jeremy Gregory helped a homeless, 17-year-old student obtain parts for the broken van he lived in, repaire.... Read More

Rutherford County High Schools Embrace Synthetic Turf for Football Fields

Feb 22, 2024 at 12:07 pm by WGNS News

  CORRECTED and UPDATED: Rutherford County, TN - In a move signaling a significant upgrade to sports facilities across Rutherford County, several local high schools have.... Read More

Five Youth Selected as Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Youth Ambassadors with One from Rutherford County

Feb 09, 2024 at 07:15 am by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, TN—The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) and Tennessee Cattlemen’s Youth Association (TCYA) recently selected Gracie Giles, Ellie.... Read More

Top high school chemistry students earn awards at MTSU tournament

Dec 08, 2023 at 06:00 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Outstanding high school chemistry students from across the region participated in the recent Middle Tennessee State University Department.... Read More

Holloway High School Hosting Student Open House July 27

Jul 12, 2023 at 09:19 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) - Holloway High School will be hosting its annual open house on July 27 from 3-6 p.m. Prospective students will be able to take a tour of the scho.... Read More

Area high schoolers dabble with drones, data science at MTSU Digital Agriculture Camp

Jun 19, 2023 at 01:20 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Sixteen Midstate teenagers learned about drones, data science and how it relates to solving real-world problems with precision agric.... Read More

New Subdivision and Murfreesboro Annexation Planned for Highway 99 Area Near Rockvale High School

Apr 12, 2023 at 12:42 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro / Rockvale, TN - Murfreesboro City Council members previously approved on first reading, the request to rezone just under 70-acres along Highway 99, south of Cl.... Read More

AAA: Prom and Graduation Season is Deadly for Teen Drivers in Rutherford County

Mar 15, 2023 at 10:34 pm by WGNS News

AAA is working with Tennessee schools to prevent prom and graduation season from turning deadly on the road. The Auto Club Group is offering its annual AAA PROMise p.... Read More

As ‘MTSU Promise Tour’ Kicks Off, Motlow Students will Follow their Dreams to MTSU this Fall

Jan 26, 2023 at 02:24 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, Tenn. — Nontraditional Motlow State Community College sophomores Shamesha Talley (business administration) and Joan Edens (organizationa.... Read More

Threats of a School Shooting in Rutherford County Not Credible, According to Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office and Schools

Oct 20, 2022 at 04:31 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) False threats of a school shooting in Rutherford County spread on social media and from student-to-student on Wednesday night. Reports indicate the threats.... Read More

Stewarts Creek High School Graduate becomes Army Admin Specialist

Aug 26, 2022 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. – A Smyrna native successfully graduated the U.S. Army’s Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and Fort Sam Houston, Texas,.... Read More

MTSU staff preps 290+ high school students for Governor’s School for the Arts finale

Jun 21, 2022 at 09:26 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For the past 37 years, the Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, hosted by MTSU’s College of Liberal Arts, has been a tool for.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor makes statement on Wednesday night shooting

May 19, 2022 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

On Thursday afternoon, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland commented on the Wednesday night shooting that left 18-year-old Hasani Brewer dead…  A 17-year-old h.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County School student suffers serious injuries after being assaulted by another student

Feb 28, 2022 at 03:10 pm by WGNS

A 15-year-old student suffered injuries when allegedly assaulted by another student Friday at Stewarts Creek High School, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s supervisor said.... Read More

For one day, tech-savvy teens turn MTSU gym into robot world

Feb 25, 2022 at 11:17 am by WGNS

Photo Above this News Story: MTSU mechatronics engineering faculty member Tony Saavedra, left, Engineering Technology Chair Ken Currie and mechatronics student Antonious Hanna.... Read More

Central Magnet School Visual Arts – Middle and High Student Works

Feb 21, 2022 at 01:24 pm by WGNS

A local school involved in the arts will have their works on special display now through March 5th. Central Magnet School is a 6th – 12th grade school located on E. Ma.... 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

Brinkley Road Phase I improvements near Blackman High School slated for 2022

Feb 07, 2022 at 07:14 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —The Murfreesboro City Council voted last Thursday to approve a $3.8 million construction contract with Bell Construction along with engineering.... Read More