La Vergne Police Out in Full Force for Beginning of School Year

    Aug 04, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

    (La Vergne, Tenn.) As teachers and students prepare to return to the classroom the La Vergne Police Department is reminding drivers to be extra cautious in school zones and ne.... Read More

    Grand Marshal Selected for 2021 Old Timers Festival Parade

    Aug 03, 2021 at 06:45 pm by WGNS

    The parade grand marshal for the 2021 Old Timers Festival has been selected by the La Vergne Parks and Recreation department. Donnie and Teresa Fergus have accepted the invita.... Read More

    Tourism Recovery Continues in Rutherford County

    Aug 02, 2021 at 11:12 am by WGNS

    The Chamber of Commerce reports continued recovery in tourism, after the height of the COVID Pandemic hit communities like Rutherford County, Tennessee. The numbers are in and.... Read More

    National Farmers Market Week Aug 1 - Aug 7: Local is Better

    Jul 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

    Summer brings fresh produce and Tennessee will highlight peak season during National Farmers Market Week Aug. 1-7, 2021.“Farmers markets offer a variety of fresh, health.... Read More

    Celebration – Creative Voices, Creative Visions

    Jul 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

    The MTSU Department of Art and Design announces a juried exhibition of regional, national, and international artists that embraces the extensive breadth and depth of arti.... Read More

    Rutherford County Schools: ‘Students helping students’

    Jul 28, 2021 at 08:47 am by WGNS

    Ashley Huerta was one of 440 high school students who participated in the traditional summer school program. The soon-to-be-junior at Smyrna High School was enrolled in h.... Read More

    Program Helps Elderly and Disabled Residents who Lack AC or Fan During Hot Months

    Jul 27, 2021 at 08:06 am by WGNS

    The longstanding Cool-Aid program based in Murfreesboro continues to heat up as temperatures rise throughout Rutherford County.Started over 30-years ago, the volunteer based p.... Read More

    Helping Others in Hard Times - Interview with Founders of Barnabas Vision in Murfreesboro

    Jul 23, 2021 at 03:18 pm by WGNS

    WGNS' Scott Walker had a conversation with David and Marie Coggin, founders of Barnabas Vision in Murfreesboro, about helping others and how the COVID Pandemic expanded who th.... Read More

    Rutherford County Schools: New online platform will assist adults wishing to complete diploma

    Jul 21, 2021 at 04:41 pm by WGNS

    Rutherford County Schools is partnering with Graduation Alliance to make enrolling in its adult high school program more convenient for a greater number of potential students.... Read More

    LEGAL AID SOCIETY: The federal eviction moratorium expires July 31: What renters need to know

    Jul 21, 2021 at 10:22 am by WGNS

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s federal eviction moratorium will expire on July 31. According to The National Equity Atlas, approximately 167,000 househ.... Read More

    Construction Road Closures Expected in Lake Forest Community

    Jul 20, 2021 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

    La Vergne, Tenn. - Road closures are expected in the coming months in the Lake Forest community as crews begin working on installing a new 24” water main. The new w.... Read More

    1st In TN To Earn CFAI accreditation and ISO Class 1

    Jul 19, 2021 at 10:09 pm by WGNS

    (MURFREESBORO) Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) becomes the first fire department in the state of Tennessee to hold simultaneous Commission on Fire Accreditatio.... Read More

    Special blood drive held in memory of Ryan Steelman in LaVergne, TN

    Jul 19, 2021 at 04:14 pm by WGNS

    LA VERGNE, Tenn.  — The fourth annual American Red Cross blood drive held in memory of Ryan Steelman on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, in La Vergne.This drive will ho.... Read More

    Rutherford County High Schools try to Educate Students about Student Debt when Discussing Career Choices

    Jul 19, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

    Last school year, U.S. News & World Report listed the top public schools across the country and one local school was in the top 20.Central Magnet School came in at numbe.... Read More

    Rutherford Heart Walk, led by Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Keith M. Huber, invites participants to reconnect for heart health

    Jul 15, 2021 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn., July 15, 2021 —The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is inviting.... Read More

    UPDATE: Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Prepares for New Cardiac Surgery Program - Approximately 25 New Jobs to be Created

    Jul 14, 2021 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

    With the official green-light from the proper regulatory boards, administrators at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital have begun orchestrating what will be a state-of-the-art Ca.... Read More

    Helping Others: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Continues Helping Senior Citizens Through There SCAN Program

    Jul 14, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

    Positive news from the Rutherford County Sheriff... The Knights of Columbus members at St. Rose Catholic Church were recognized by the Sheriff's Office for donating to the S.... Read More

    Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services Promotes Two to Captain

    Jul 14, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

    Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) announced Tuesday the promotion of Josh Wright and Mike Johnson to Captain.“Josh Wright.... Read More

    Local Non-Profit Collecting School Supplies for 100 Local School Children

    Jul 13, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

    Hear our full interview with Barnabas Vision volunteer Hillary Hodges above this article.Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is in the process of collecting school supplies to fi.... Read More

    Police Teaching Senior Citizens What to do in an Active Shooter Scenario

    Jul 13, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

    (La Vergne, Tenn.) The La Vergne Senior Center is partnering with the La Vergne Police Department to teach important, life-saving techniques to seniors in the community in the.... Read More