Soon-To-Be High School Seniors can now Apply to be in Youth Leadership Rutherford

Feb 22, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The Application Deadline has been Extended to March 5th - Soon-to-be high school seniors could benefit from a personal development, civic education and community engageme.... Read More

TN High School Volleyball Players Now Permitted to wear Religious Headgear

Feb 10, 2021 at 12:36 pm by WGNS

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, welcomed the National Federation of State High Scho.... Read More

UPDATE: Former Riverdale High School Football Player Previously Reported Missing found Deceased

Feb 05, 2021 at 08:21 am by WGNS

WGNS has a sad news to report on a missing person case involving a former Riverdale High School Football Player who was reported as missing in Chattanooga, TN. 27-Year ol.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Continue their Search for Land in Blackman Area for up to 3 New Schools

Jan 27, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools continue to search for more property in one of the fastest growing areas of the community…That was Assistant Superintendent Trey Lee with.... Read More

MISSING PERSON CASE: Have You Seen Michael Wigfall?

Jan 26, 2021 at 11:41 am by WGNS

27-Year old Michael Wigfall was reported as missing to the Chattanooga Police Department. Wigfall, who once lived in Murfreesboro and played football at Riverdale High School,.... Read More

Siegel High School Teacher died this past weekend reportedly from COVID-19 Complications

Dec 14, 2020 at 07:47 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools announced this past weekend that a teacher at Siegel High School died. Mr. David Picklesimer was a well-respected and longtime teacher.... Read More

Blackman High School Switches to Distance Learning

Dec 09, 2020 at 09:45 pm by WGNS

More school updates in Rutherford County due to COVID-19…Most recently, Blackman High School parents have been notified that the school will move to distance learning f.... Read More

Plainview Elementary School set to open in August 2021

Dec 02, 2020 at 08:23 am by WGNS

A new school in Rutherford County will be open for the next school year. Plainview Elementary School near the Plainview Road and Sledge Road intersection is currently under co.... Read More

Blackman High School distance-learning extended until Monday, Nov. 16

Nov 11, 2020 at 09:37 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update on Blackman High School and their in-person reopening date, which was recently extended. In-person students will now return on Monday, Nov. 16, unless they.... Read More

MTSU Admissions offers ACT On-Campus Nov. 7, plus extra dates

Nov 05, 2020 at 10:50 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s Office of Admissions will be offering ACT On-Campus four times between Nov. 7 an.... Read More

Suspects in Classified Ad Murder to Face Rutherford County Courts THURSDAY (October 15, 2020)

Oct 14, 2020 at 07:21 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Two suspects accused of killing 17-year-old Yudjy Cherubin in LaVergne will face the courts next month. Bryan Berry and Marquez Hughes were both juveniles when they al.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee appoints Eagleville senior to State Board of Education

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:07 am by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT As teenagers, Garren Hamby’s parents were involved in FFA.When their son showed an interest and their previous school district did not offe.... Read More

High Schools Teams like Riverdale Baseball Working Hard for Sports Funding during COVID-19 Pandemic

Aug 14, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

High School Sports will see hard times this upcoming school year with both participation and funding.Some of the issues that athletic departments are up against include studen.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Sgt. headed to new career as a Blackman Educator

Jul 14, 2020 at 10:31 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office recently honored Sgt. Jimmy Cassidy. Sgt. Cassidy served the county for 22 years. He was part of the Sheriff's Services Unit.Cassi.... Read More
Yudjy F. Cherubin

UPDATE: Teens Accused of Murdering 17-year old while Purchasing a Cellphone in Rutherford County to be tried as Adults

Jul 03, 2020 at 11:22 am by WGNS

A 17-year-old high school junior who went to buy a cellphone he found for sale online was shot and killed when he arrived to purchase the phone. The suspects in the 2018 case.... Read More

Tamera Blair returning ‘home’ as new principal of Riverdale High School

Jun 30, 2020 at 03:20 pm by WGNS

By JAMES EVANSRutherford County SchoolsTamera Blair graduated Riverdale in 1987 and returned to the school more than 20 years later as a library media specialist. She’s.... Read More