Arson Investigation Continues in 2021 Fire on Alsup Mill Road in Rutherford County

May 20, 2022 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Fire and Rescue department is asking for the publics assistance in solving an arson case from 2021.Following an investigation spanning multiple months, a.... Read More

Justice Jeffrey Bivins Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

May 17, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) On Monday (May 16, 2022), the Recovery Court for the 16th Judicial District held a graduation in Murfreesboro for seven of its participants. Judge Jimm.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint planned for Friday - May 27, 2022

May 16, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

A sobriety checkpoint has been planned for the Eagleville area in Rutherford County…  Again, the sobriety checkpoint will be on Highway 41A in Eagleville, Sou.... Read More

LaVergne Police looking for theft suspect

May 16, 2022 at 10:10 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a theft suspect. Evidently, the theft occurred at a local exercise facility. On May.... Read More

Cheering On The Special Olympics in Rutherford County

May 11, 2022 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - Skills School Resource Officer Mike Farmer of Whitworth-Buchanan Middle School cheered on the school’s athletes competing in the Special.... Read More

Special Rutherford County SRO Fundraiser to Purchase School Clothing for Less Fortunate Students in Middle and High School

May 10, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – On May 14th, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office SRO Division aims to raise enough funds to purchase clothing for students that can&rsqu.... Read More

Rutherford County SRO demonstrates care for a homeless child

May 09, 2022 at 04:58 pm by WGNS

A first-grade student informed a Stewartsboro Elementary School counselor he and his grandmother were homeless and living in their car.School Resource Officer Sam Trubee heard.... Read More

Local NAACP Awards Four Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputies with Jerry Anderson Hero Award

Apr 15, 2022 at 07:27 am by WGNS

Four Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies earned the Jerry Anderson Hero Award from the Murfreesboro Chapter of the NAACP.MLK Breakfast Celebration Committee Chair Carol.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office helps orchestrate mock fatality accident for high school students

Apr 12, 2022 at 04:50 pm by WGNS

Watching a mock crash scenario unfold where a Smyrna High School student pretended he died and other students acted out being hurt from a DUI prom night crash “made it r.... 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

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

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

Help less fortunate kids enjoy Christmas joy at Toot's Tuesday Nov. 30th

Nov 26, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

One elementary school student participating in the Shop with the Sheriff event in 2019 wanted to buy food for his family instead of buying toys for himself, remembers School R.... Read More

Shop with the Sheriff Fundraiser on Nov. 30th in Murfreesboro

Nov 17, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

A November 30th Shop with the Sheriff fundraiser will help fund a special shopping expedition for less fortunate children throughout Rutherford County.  The fundraiser wi.... Read More

Lascassas Elementary one of multiple schools that recently conducted school safety drills

Oct 04, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

Teachers locked their children in classrooms when educational assistant Joanna Jones called a “Code Yellow” during a school safety drill Tuesday at Lascassas Eleme.... Read More

The Great Race, with Team from Rutherford County, Finishes Sunday with a WIN

Jun 28, 2021 at 06:16 am by WGNS

Congratulations to the Stones River AACA Student Group for capturing first place in the X Cup Division of the Great Race Sunday in Greenville, S.C.Central Magnet's SRO Sg.... Read More

Rutherford County School Resource Officer Writes Book to Change the World

May 26, 2021 at 02:22 pm by WGNS

SRO Chad Dodson uses stuffed animals to encourage Lascassas Elementary School students to change the world.Dodson is so passionate about his lessons that he wrote a book title.... Read More

Investigation into Gun at Stewarts Creek High School in Rutherford County

May 25, 2021 at 02:47 pm by WGNS

UPDATED:  Students at Stewarts Creek High School in Smyrna were secured while school resource officers quickly removed a handgun from a student’s backpack this.... Read More