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

School Zone Changes for Riverdale, Rockvale, Blackman and Siegel High Schools

Jan 25, 2022 at 03:48 pm by WGNS

  The Rutherford County Board of Education has narrowed its study proposal for a rezoning plan that will affect future students at Rockvale, Riverdale, Blackman and Sieg.... Read More

Blackman High wins ‘No Trash November’ donation

Jan 10, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Blackman High School’s creative PSA-style videos have won the school a “beautification donation” from the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Of 55.... Read More

Oakland FFA Members Receive Grants from RaboAgrifinance and CHS

Dec 14, 2021 at 10:45 am by WGNS

Two students from Oakland High School received $1,000 SAE grants and were among 11 students from Tennessee to receive the grants. Alvin Brandon, senior, and Hannah Harrell,.... Read More

Rutherford County dominates national FFA Convention

Nov 12, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County flexed its agricultural muscle at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis.Four of five Tennessee students who earned national awards — Harrison Fal.... Read More

Rutherford County trio among top football players in state

Nov 10, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

A trio of players from Rutherford County have been named semifinalists for this year’s Tennessee Titans Mr. Football awards.Jordan James (Oakland) and Alex Mitchell (Riv.... Read More

High school bands return to MTSU's Floyd Stadium for 58th Contest of Champions

Oct 28, 2021 at 12:46 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s School of Music was pleased to resume the nation’s longest-running marching band competition after its hiatus a year ago be.... Read More

Newly hired Rutherford County Schools’ general counsel graduated from LaVergne High, Middle Tennessee State University; after fleeing Poland with parents, family during communism in 1980s

Oct 12, 2021 at 08:30 pm by WGNS

“I have an interesting story.”The statement itself was not all that interesting, but what came next was attention grabbing and, perhaps, a bit thought-provoking.Ea.... Read More

Late Richard Siegel’s investment pays off for school programs, students

Sep 28, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

By all accounts, the late Richard Siegel was a simple man.Those who knew him say the lifelong Rutherford County farmer, who passed away January 2, 1998, would have never imagi.... Read More

Murfreesboro Water's 'Imagine A Day Without Water' Campaign - Local Students Encouraged to Enter the Artwork Contest

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:54 am by WGNS

As the annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’ Campaign is quickly approaching, the Murfreesboro Water Resources Community&nbs.... Read More

Eagleville seniors giving back to K-12 school through ‘challenges’

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Eagleville has been a unique community well-before it agreed to become part of Rutherford County in 1877.Today, it remains the only K-12 school in the district and, in her fir.... Read More

UPDATE: Gas Leak at Rockvale High School Leads to Closure Wednesday and Thursday

Sep 08, 2021 at 03:55 pm by WGNS

WGNS has more news on a gas leak at Rockvale High School. James Evans with the Rutherford County Schools reported that after the school closed early on Wednesday to.... Read More

Car Stolen in Nashville During Strong-Arm Robbery Recovered in Antioch

Sep 08, 2021 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

A car that was stolen in a Nashville robbery was recovered just past the Rutherford County line at Cane  Ridge High School in Antioch on Tuesday.The BMW sedan w.... Read More

Shooting Incident Outside of LaVergne High School

Sep 07, 2021 at 10:17 pm by WGNS

There was a shooting incident outside of a Rutherford County School on Tuesday afternoon.  The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office told WGNS NEWS there were no i.... Read More

MTSU hosts Rutherford County College Night Sept. 8

Sep 02, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Area high school students, their parents and families are invited to attend the upcoming Rutherford County College Night&n.... Read More

Human services practicum provides Riverdale students work-based learning opportunities

Aug 31, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

The summer leading into her freshman year of high school, Katelyn Cahill lost her grandmother.Cahill was 14.Despite all the time she had spent with her maternal grandmother, s.... Read More