Operation Fall Brakes to enforce aggressive driving

Oct 18, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS News

 Dramatic increases of drivers committing road rage and aggressive driving on Interstate 24 prompted “Operation Fall Brakes,” an enforcement and education eff.... Read More

The Local Better Business Bureau Updates WGNS on Scams

Oct 12, 2022 at 03:55 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – Scams continue to impact local residents. James Price from the Rutherford County Better Business Bureau office said to use caution when unsolicit.... Read More

UPDATE: Name of Deceased Victim Released after Sunday Home Fire in Rutherford County

Oct 05, 2022 at 11:00 pm by WGNS

UPDATE - (WALTER HILL, TN) The name of the victim who is beleived to have died in the house fire this past Sunday in Rutherford County has been released, after her identi.... Read More

Gas Prices in Rutherford County are Under the $3.00 Mark at Some Gas Stations

Sep 13, 2022 at 10:17 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Gas prices seem to be coming down even more! In fact, Rutherford County is seeing prices below the $3-mark. Across the county, which includes some o.... Read More

We Will Never Forget!

Sep 11, 2022 at 09:56 am by WGNS

(Deason, TN) "WE WILL NEVER FORGET" was the unifying slogan born from September 11, 2001 when an attack on America started with two aircraft hitting the World Trade Center, al.... Read More

Rain CANCELLED "Music In The Field" Saturday

Sep 09, 2022 at 01:06 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) MUSIC IN THE FIELD has ben cancelled Saturday due to heavy rain in the forecast. Again---no MUSIC IN THE FIELD Saturday!         &.... Read More

Fire & Rescue and Sheriff's Office Arrest Man for Multiple Charges Following Labor Day Domestic Disturbance Call

Sep 06, 2022 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN -- Rutherford County Fire Rescue's (RCFR) Fire Marshal's Office and the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) arrested Kenneth Gibbs, 42, of Rutherfo.... Read More

Suspect who was allegedly On-The-Run from Sheriff's Deputies Captured in Auburntown Area on Monday

Sep 06, 2022 at 07:01 am by WGNS

A suspect WANTED by authorities in the Auburntown (TN) area just over the Rutherford County line, was located and arrested. On Monday (09/05/22), Devin Anthony Young was taken.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh participates in school safety summit

Aug 28, 2022 at 02:26 pm by WGNS

  Members of the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association and the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police participated in the School Violence and Safety Summit co-s.... Read More

Wanda Barnett named Rutherford County Schools Transportation Director

Aug 17, 2022 at 04:39 pm by WGNS

After serving as the interim during July and August, longtime transportation department member Wanda Barnett has been named the new director. Barnett previously served as assi.... Read More

33.3% of Rutherford County Drivers Involved in Serious Injury or Fatal Accidents This Year were Using Drugs, Alcohol or were Drowsy

Jul 22, 2022 at 07:15 am by WGNS

A national survey - conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety - reveals many Americans admit to taking one or more potentially impairing medications before getting be.... Read More

STUDY: Men 3X more likely than women to be involved in fatal distracted driving crashes in Tennessee

Jul 15, 2022 at 12:13 pm by WGNS

A recent study conducted by Zutobi shows that men in Tennessee are nearly three times more likely than women to be involved in a fatal crash that involves distracted driving..... Read More

Tennessee Cattlemen's Assoc. and Industry Partners Support Youth - Donating Local Beef to Second Harvest Food Bank

Jul 15, 2022 at 06:47 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – At the Tennessee Junior Beef Expo in Lebanon, Tenn. on June 30 through July 2, the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) with help from i.... Read More

MTSU Creamery's cold milk remains hot item at Murfreesboro Saturday Market

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:38 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The MTSU Creamery — and its milk products and milk truck — have returned to the Murfreesboro Saturday Market. Whole whi.... Read More
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UPDATE: Driver charged with vehicular homicide and DUI in the fatal crash that killed 11-year-old Cole Johnson in Murfreesboro

Jun 20, 2022 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

  UPDATE: MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – A Murfreesboro man now faces multiple charges including vehicular homicide in the fatal head-on collision that occurred on Ma.... Read More

Lascassas, Tenn. Resident on the USS Nimitz

Jun 01, 2022 at 02:06 pm by WGNS

U.S. Navy Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Samuel Osborn, from Lascassas, Tenn., continues to document American military history while onboard aircraft carrier USS Nim.... Read More

UPDATE: 11-Year-old Child Dies in Fatal Accident on Monday in Murfreesboro - Accident is still under investigation

May 24, 2022 at 09:15 pm by WGNS

Providence Christian Academy released the following statement after the death of 5th grader Cole Johnson, who died in the Monday auto accident on Lascassas Pike in Murfreesbor.... Read More
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One confirmed dead in New Lascassas Highway accident on Monday afternoon

May 23, 2022 at 08:21 pm by WGNS

  (MURFREESBORO) UPDATE: The New Lascassas Highway reopened around 7:00, Monday evening following a head-on collision. The highway had to be shut down for about 4-hours.... Read More

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

Students compete in Rutherford County Schools Math Competition

Apr 06, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Winners of the recent Desmos Art Competition and In-Person Math Contest have been decided. The math-centric competition was opened to all students, as well as teachers fo.... Read More