Two Oakland grads awarded Gates Scholarships

May 27, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

Oakland grads Devin Dixon and Jailia Williams have earned Gates Scholarships, the school announced.“These are large scholarships with great opportunities beyond the scho.... Read More

Students Receiving College Credits in Nutrition at Riverdale High School

May 21, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

Juniors and Seniors at Riverdale High School are now focusing on nutrition at the college level, as explained by Dr. Janet Colson, professor of nutrition and food sciences at.... Read More

UPDATE: TSSAA Spring Fling Championships Return to Rutherford

May 19, 2021 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) – After last year’s cancellation due to COVID-19, Rutherford County will once again host Spring Fling in 2021. Spring Fling is The.... Read More

Riverdale High FFA Students Plant Garden for Residents at Community Care of Rutherford County

May 13, 2021 at 11:06 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Riverdale High School students in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program planted a large garden at Community Care of Rutherford County (CCRC).... Read More

POSITIVE: 35 LaVergne High students earn associate’s degree while graduating high school

May 12, 2021 at 06:16 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - Paige Adekplor has never visited New Haven, Connecticut. Rawand Aziz has never been to Princeton, New Jersey. Ricky Martin has never stepped foot in.... Read More

Stewarts Creek High air rifle team finishes third in state, fifth in nation

May 11, 2021 at 01:41 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT: A veteran team of JROTC cadets from Stewarts Creek High School finished third in the state and fifth at the JROTC Air Rifle Army Nationals.The S.... Read More

Anna Young Wins Tennessee Right to Life's 22nd Annual Pro-Life Oratory Contest for High School Students

Apr 28, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

“If abortion is so empowering, why does the culture have to disguise it to make it seem more appealing to society. They use talking points and euphemisms to deceive&hell.... Read More

Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau Needs Your Help with the 28th TSSAA Spring Fling

Apr 19, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

Meal donations are needed to help with the TSSAA Spring Fling event, which is nearing.The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce says that as a sign of southern hospitality, th.... Read More

TSSAA Spring Fling Celebrates their 28th Anniversary this May in Rutherford County

Apr 13, 2021 at 10:21 am by WGNS

The TSSAA Spring Fling will once again take place in Rutherford County this year. It is truly a one-of-a-kind event that involves high school athletes throughout Tennessee; al.... Read More

FirstBank Joins With Rock The Street, Wall Street To Increase Financial Literacy, Interest in Banking Careers Among Young Female Students

Apr 06, 2021 at 08:30 pm by WGNS

FirstBank is joining forces with Rock The Street, Wall Street in support of the nonprofit organization’s mission to increase interest among female high school.... Read More

Tennessee bill says high school athletes must compete as gender they were born

Mar 29, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly gave final approval to legislation that claims to protect the competitive balance of women’s sports last week.House Bill.... Read More

Riverdale High School Hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation “Brave the Shave” Head-Shaving Event to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

Mar 09, 2021 at 11:25 am by WGNS

With a Goal to Raise $50,000, Riverdale Faculty, Students, Friends, and Community Members Will Go Bald or Chop Their Locks...Riverdale High School will host a St. Baldric.... Read More

2021 TSSAA Girls' and Boys' Basketball Tournaments Return

Mar 08, 2021 at 10:18 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) – The 2021 Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) State Basketball Championships will take place this week at Murphy Center o.... Read More

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