Rutherford County News

Community Rallies behind former Smyrna Bulldog Janae Edmondson

Aug 19, 2023 at 12:14 pm by WGNS News

The Smyrna Lady Bulldogs volleyball team took the court for warmups at Riverdale on Aug. 17 with the motto #PlayForNae floating around inside their heads. This mantra wa.... Read More

Smyrna Gas Station Clerk Attacked - Arm Broken by Unknown Assailant

Aug 08, 2023 at 08:02 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN - In Smyrna, law enforcement officers are attempting to locate an individual who is accused of assaulting a gas station clerk... Police told the public on Tuesday.... Read More

Murfreesboro Housing Authority has New Housing Choice Voucher Program Director

Aug 08, 2023 at 04:04 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - “We want to recruit more landlords who are looking for quality renters,” Kelly Lawton said. Like many others, Kelly Lawton recently moved t.... Read More

Stepping Stones Safe Haven to host Bingo in the Barn

Jul 31, 2023 at 09:31 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro TN - Stepping Stones Safe Haven, a 501c3 charity that provides supportive services and shelter to women and children experiencing homelessness in Rutherford.... Read More

20-Year-Old La Vergne Man Arrested for Third Shooting In a Year

Jul 19, 2023 at 07:00 pm by WGNS News

LA VERGNE, TN – Metro Nashville Specialized Investigations detectives arrested La Vergne resident, Santez Beddingfield, age 20, for a third shooting incident in the la.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric Completes 100th Home Uplift Renovation

Jul 19, 2023 at 05:20 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN. – July marks a milestone as Middle Tennesse Electric (MTE), in partnership with TVA EnergyRight, celebrated the 100th Home Uplift energy renovation for quali.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools High School Summit Wraps Up Summer Training Series

Jul 18, 2023 at 05:11 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County’s two-day high school summer summit wrapped up today at Siegel High School. Principals and teachers returned from summer break.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric and the TVA Recently Celebrated the 100th Home Uplift - Hear how the Program Helps Residents at No Charge

Jul 14, 2023 at 06:53 am by WGNS News

Middle Tennessee Electric and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) recently celebrated the 100th Home Uplift on Thursday in Smyrna.  In case you’re unfamiliar with.... Read More

Taste of Rutherford - Main Street Murfreesboro Summer Party Fundraiser July 22

Jul 11, 2023 at 05:03 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Main Street’s “Taste of Rutherford” tickets are now on sale for their annual fundraising event.  Approximately 25 restaurants will sp.... Read More

MTSU Using $901K-Plus USDA/NIFA Grant to Reach Next-Gen Agriculture Leaders

Jul 11, 2023 at 04:38 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University School of Agriculture faculty are part of a group collectively awarded $18.1 million by the U.S. Department.... Read More

Ascend Retirement and Investment Services Appoints Kristy Harris as Associate Financial Advisor

Jul 11, 2023 at 06:45 am by WGNS News

Ascend Federal Credit Union announced today the promotion of Kristy Harris to associate financial advisor on the Ascend Retirement and Investment Services (ARISe) wealth&.... Read More

Dr. Caitlin Bullard Named Discovery School Principal in Murfreesboro

Jul 10, 2023 at 06:37 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - (Murfreesboro, TN) Dr. Trey Duke, Director of Murfreesboro City Schools, has announced the appointment of Dr. Caitlin Bullard as Principal for Discovery S.... Read More

Florence Station Market on NW Broad Street at Florence Road Robbed at Gunpoint

Jul 06, 2023 at 03:29 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN – In Murfreesboro, Police are attempting to locate a “Person of Interest” after a hold-up at the Florence Station Market and BP gas.... Read More

New Bill Banning Sex Change Related Procedures on Minors in Tennessee Halted by a Federal Judge

Jun 29, 2023 at 09:21 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN – A new bill that banned doctors in Tennessee from performing sex change operations on teens and children under the age of 18 has been met with a l.... Read More

CHORD Announces Spring "Hero Awards" at Greenhouse Ministries

Jun 27, 2023 at 07:03 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - On June 26th, Chord met at the Greenhouse Ministries Community Room. Chord is a collaborative initiative that encourages partnerships with artists, ban.... Read More

Roe v. Wade being Overturned in June of 2022 was Celebrated with Right to Life Rally this past Saturday in Murfreesboro

Jun 27, 2023 at 07:18 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - One year ago in June of 2022, Roe V. Wade was overturned, which put the legality of abortion back into the hands of individual states like Tennessee. The on.... Read More

MTSU Diversity Fellowship Program Supports Doctoral Students from Dissertation to Professorship

Jun 23, 2023 at 07:50 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Diversity Dissertation Fellowship program will welcome three new fellows from across the country to campus this fall to.... Read More

Large Car and Bike Show to be Held This Saturday Outside of the SRM Headquarters Off I-840

Jun 22, 2023 at 08:00 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - The Heart in Motion Car and Motorcycle Show is this Saturday. Everything from classic muscle cars to imports and low riders to pickups are expected to.... Read More

Three Flat-Screen TV's Shoplifted from Walmart on Memorial Boulevard

Jun 20, 2023 at 07:39 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - A woman reportedly went to a local Walmart store to buy Pepsi and left with with not only soda, but also three flat-screen television sets. Police report.... Read More

Teens Reportedly Walk-in on Man Changing Clothes in the Female Locker Room of a Murfreesboro Community Center

Jun 19, 2023 at 05:14 pm by WGNS News

A 16-year-old in Murfreesboro told WGNS that she was surprised to find a man changing his clothes in the female locker room at Patterson Park Community Center on Sunday (06/.... Read More