Rutherford County News

Rutherford County Mayor Announces Appointee to New Chief of Staff Position

Sep 29, 2022 at 05:54 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County Mayor Joe Carr has announced Eric Hennessee has been appointed as the Chief of Staff. After confirmation by the full commission, he will join the team on O.... Read More

Helping others by golfing with the Rutherford County School Resource Officers

Sep 27, 2022 at 02:30 pm by WGNS News

Golfers braved the rain to raise funds for Rutherford County School Resource Officers to sponsor a spring event for special needs’ students in Rutherford County School.... Read More

Continued - Free Smoke Alarms in Murfreesboro and Beyond: TDCI, State Fire Marshal’s Office Announce Donation of Over 5,000 Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Sep 12, 2022 at 11:20 am by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) have proudly announced the donation of 5,000 smoke alarm.... Read More

Rutherford County School System is the Fastest Growing System in Tennessee - Salary Study to be Conducted to Prepare for Continued Growth

Jul 14, 2022 at 05:17 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have announced plans to move forward with an employee salary study. Director of Schools Dr. Jimmy Sullivan said a third-party vendor will oversee.... Read More

The Depot District Continues to be a Fun and Exciting Place for Growth in Rutherford County

Jul 14, 2022 at 03:40 pm by WGNS

Smyrna, Tennessee’s downtown area, which has been nicknamed the “Depot District,” continues to standout in the middle of the town’s growth of over 55-t.... Read More

“Stuff the Truck” La Vergne School Supply Drive

Jul 13, 2022 at 11:50 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, TN) The La Vergne police and fire departments are coming together to collect school supplies for local teachers ahead of the 2022-23 school year. The “Stuff.... Read More

Survey and Research: Tennessee Residents Earn the 10th Least Alternative Income

Jul 11, 2022 at 12:08 pm by WGNS

Tennessee Residents Earn the 10th Least Alternative Income Heightened inflation over the last year is stretching many households’ finances. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Sta.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Charges 58-Year-Old with First Degree Murder

Jul 08, 2022 at 07:10 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: As of Friday evening (07/08/22), the man arrested for a murder that occured this past Wednesday in Christiana, Tennessee remains behind bars. 54-Year-old Jeffery.... Read More

Rutherford County PAWS part of 250+ shelters participating in summer “Empty the Shelters” event

Jul 08, 2022 at 12:44 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN. — As our nation’s shelters face unprecedented overcrowding, BISSELL Pet Foundation is doing its part to taking homeless pets from kennels to couc.... Read More

Final Political Forum to be held on WGNS RADIO - July 8, 2022

Jul 05, 2022 at 10:30 am by WGNS

WGNS Radio will continue a long-time tradition of holding political forums for some of the more heavily contested or heated races that have received news coverage in recent mo.... Read More

Political Forum: Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge (Election Day on August 4, 2022)

Jul 05, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

On Tuesday, WGNS held a "LIVE" On-Air Political Forum for those in the running for the Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge seat. Our guests included candidates Tr.... Read More

Interview with Rackley Roofing and the Better Business Bureau

Jul 05, 2022 at 07:21 am by WGNS

Today, WGNS' Scott Walker was joined by Michelle Boykin of Rackley Roofing and James Price from the Better Business Bureau office that serves the Rutherford County, TN area. R.... Read More

Better Business Bureau Reminds Listeners of SCAMS - Find the right contractor (With Audio)

Jul 05, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

There have been lots of scams over the years involving roof replacement or sealing driveways, as noted by the local Better Business Bureau. In fact, a large number of resident.... Read More

UPDATE: Smyrna Police SUV Reportedly Rear-ends Motorist on Old Nashville Highway at Enon Springs Road

Jul 04, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

WGNS has received multiple requests from listeners asking for more details on an accident involving a police vehicle this past week. After speaking with the Tennessee Highwa.... Read More

Radio Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss: Storing family photos - What technology will be useable for future generations? How will it be seen?

Jul 03, 2022 at 08:00 pm by WGNS

  Today's Radio Commentary: Family memories of pictures you can hold in your hand and a special nostalgia, verses family photos you can view on your computer. But, how d.... Read More

Political Forums to be held on WGNS RADIO July 5th and July 8th

Jul 02, 2022 at 10:30 am by WGNS

WGNS Radio will continue a long-time tradition of holding political forums for some of the more heavily contested or heated races that have received news coverage in recent mo.... Read More

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task force asks for safety on water and boat docks

Jul 01, 2022 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

Preventing people from drinking alcohol while operating a boat or vehicle and promoting safety on the water will be Rutherford County Safety Task Force’s goal during the.... Read More

Extortion scams targeting residents of Murfreesboro

Jul 01, 2022 at 02:28 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division (CID) fraud detectives are warning residents about a phone scam from callers c.... Read More

Court Date Nears after five people were arrested in the 2020 homicide of a Murfreesboro man

Jul 01, 2022 at 11:06 am by WGNS

(UPDATED 07/01/2022) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – As heard in previous newscast, the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD), U.S. Marshals in Memphis, and Montgomery County.... Read More

The District Attorney’s Show on WGNS - Court Updates, Cold Cases, Missing Persons and More

Jul 01, 2022 at 08:49 am by Producer

Today, we learned about upcoming court cases with Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones. Assistant District Attorney Trevor Lynch talked to listeners about differ.... Read More