Rutherford County News

UPDATED: Suspect in Aggravated Sexual Battery of a Child Case Found Dead

Jan 20, 2023 at 04:38 pm by WGNS News

(Middle Tennessee) A man who was wanted by police in Nashville was found dead in Carthage, Tennessee. 41-Year-old Jeremiah Timon Abel was wanted by the long arm of the law for.... Read More

City Manager appoints Sam Huddleston as Assistant City Manager for Engineering and Economic Development

Jan 19, 2023 at 02:08 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro City Manager Craig Tindall has appointed Sam Huddleston to serve as Assistant City Manager for Engineering and Economic Developme.... Read More

Gifts of Bicycles are Changing the Direction for Some in the Murfreesboro Area

Jan 18, 2023 at 06:13 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) Sometimes, a true gift that can change the direction of a life - - comes on two wheels. Adult bicycles are needed at Greenhouse Ministries in Murfreesboro&.... Read More

Celebrated comedian Henry Cho to perform In Murfreesboro

Jan 17, 2023 at 07:01 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) Henry Cho, known for his "clean comedy," will be performing two shows Friday, January 27 at The Walnut House in support of the Murfreesboro Kiwanis Foundati.... Read More

Man Convicted for Stealing a Truck from a Victim who was with his 10-Year-Old Daughter in Rutherford County Files an Appeal

Jan 12, 2023 at 08:30 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) A man convicted on charges of robbery, felony reckless endangerment, misdemeanor leaving the scene of an accident, and felony vandalism by a Rutherfo.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Investigating Alleged Shoplifting Case - Need Help Identifying Subject

Jan 11, 2023 at 04:59 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro Police are asking the community, “Do you know this person?” Evidently, detectives would like to interview a so called “pers.... Read More

A new neighborhood hospital to open in the Blackman area this March - Listen to today's podcast for a discussion about the new hospital and more

Jan 10, 2023 at 12:04 pm by WGNS News

Today on the show, WGNS' Scott Walker interviews Gordon B. Ferguson, President & CEO of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital and Brittney Urso, the new Westlawn Hosp.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police Identify Subjects in Alleged Shoplifting Case - Charges Pending

Jan 05, 2023 at 04:00 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. – Charges are now pending against suspects in two Murfreesboro Shoplifting Cases, according to the Police Department. Evidently, the first theft.... Read More

Area Center for the Arts Presents "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"

Jan 05, 2023 at 02:00 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is set to open Friday, January 13, at The Center for the Arts.  “I am so ex.... Read More

Suspect Accused of Inappropriately Touching a Child Under the Age of 13

Jan 05, 2023 at 01:23 pm by WGNS News

Middle, Tenn. – A suspect has been developed in a case that focuses on the sexual battery of a child. Metro Nashville Police reported on Thursday that Youth Services det.... Read More

ALERT: Recall of Gas Ranges due to Possible Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Jan 02, 2023 at 10:15 pm by WGNS News

A recall of gas ranges has been announced after the ZLine model was found to possibly impose the risk of serious injury or death by carbon monoxide poisoning. This recall invo.... Read More

MTSU names Mark Clark executive director of development

Dec 26, 2022 at 02:21 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University has named Mark Clark executive director for development, a position responsible for leading fundraising effo.... Read More

MTSU recognized nationally for excellence in enhancing women’s sorority experience

Dec 20, 2022 at 01:15 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University was among a select group of institutions recognized for excellence by the National Panhellenic Con.... Read More

Today, we talked to officials with the Local Rutherford County Library System

Dec 20, 2022 at 09:07 am by Producer

Today on the WGNS Action Line, WGNS' Scott Walker talked to Carol Ghattas, head librarian of the Linebaugh Library at the intersection of South Church Street at Vine Street in.... Read More

MTSU doctoral student wins American Chemical Society award for promoting women in STEM

Dec 20, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU Ph.D. student Nicole Gammons stimulates her mind with data-driven research as part of the Molecular Biosciences docto.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Release Person(s) of Interest Photos in Two Shoplifting Incidents

Dec 19, 2022 at 04:55 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police have released photos of possible suspects in two recent shoplifting incidents that unfolded at area Walmart stores. Now, d.... Read More

Topics: Tennessee’s economy, High-impact teaching, Upcoming MLK Day, Black History Month, and the Unity Luncheon

Dec 19, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

Today, WGNS' Scott Walker talks to a number of guests from MTSU and covers several significant topics to include, Tracking Tennessee’s economy, High-impact teaching and.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Cite 3-Drivers During Special School Bus Operation

Dec 16, 2022 at 01:19 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. - Murfreesboro Police officers cited three drivers who drove past a Murfreesboro City Schools bus while the stop sign was deployed and lights flashing.... Read More

UPDATE: Missing Person in Murfreesboro Found Safe

Dec 16, 2022 at 11:20 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) A woman who was reported as missing in Murfreesboro has been safely located, according to police. The woman was found by a Murfreesboro Police Officer on Th.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Now Have Bodycams - All Officers Should be Outfitted with Body Cams by End of December

Dec 16, 2022 at 11:12 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) Police officers with the Murfreesboro Police Department now have bodycams… That was MPD Chief Michael Bowen who told WGNS that every officer sho.... Read More