Rutherford County News

MTSU to host March 22 ‘finish your degree’ Question & Answer session at Rutherford County Chamber

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:06 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Adults looking to return to college to finish their degree or considering attending college for the first time will have the opportunity to ha.... Read More

The American Heart Association’s Rutherford Heart Ball - POSTPONED

Mar 03, 2022 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro – The volunteer board of directors of the Rutherford County American Heart Association previoously announced the date of the Rutherford Heart Ball .... Read More

Diana Health invites the community to their free, family friendly Grand Opening Celebration on March 5th in Smyrna, Tennessee

Mar 03, 2022 at 11:27 am by WGNS

Diana Health invites the community to their free, family-friendly Grand Opening Celebration in the TriStar StoneCrest parking lot on March 5th from 11am to 2pm to celebrate th.... Read More

MTSU Officer Erskine first female defensive tactics instructor at department

Mar 03, 2022 at 09:59 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU Officer Katelynn Erksine knows female officers like herself play a vital role in the world of law enforcement.  &ldqu.... Read More

Speed Cushion Pilot Program in Murfreesboro Receives Mixed Reviews

Mar 02, 2022 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Testing of different traffic slowing devices have not had a huge impact in Murfreesboro. In 2021, the city installed “Speed Cushions” on Alexander Boulevard betwee.... Read More

TN lawmakers introduce bill to ‘ensure students are taught Virtues of Capitalism’

Mar 02, 2022 at 11:31 am by WGNS

Republican legislation intended to ensure that students are taught about the benefits of America’s founding principles as part of their social studies curriculum advance.... Read More

The Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild to hold the “Farm to Tap” Festival on March 12th

Mar 02, 2022 at 10:59 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild is inviting area residents to Nashville’s “Farm to Tap” Festival on Saturday, March 12th. Craft brewers from the Murfreesbo.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools seeks expansion of work-based learning partnerships

Mar 02, 2022 at 10:17 am by WGNS

Some may consider it risky to use high school students to work in a major supply-chain business.  But students in Rutherford County Schools’ work-based learnin.... Read More

Trailer that was parked outside the Murfreesboro City Schools District Office STOLEN - Can You Help MPD?

Mar 02, 2022 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Detectives in Murfreesboro need help identifying and locating two individuals who are persons of interest in a theft of a trailer.Authorities tell WGNS that the enclosed trail.... Read More

Volunteers to help build new Habitat for Humanity Home in downtown Murfreesboro on March 12th

Mar 01, 2022 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

Habitat for Humanity volunteers will meet to work on a special community build project later this month. The First Baptist Panel Build will be on Saturday, March 12 in the Hab.... Read More

Be On the Lookout: Truck Stolen in Nearby Coffee County

Mar 01, 2022 at 01:27 pm by WGNS

Our friends in nearby Coffee County need the help of those throughout the Middle Tennessee area to locate a stolen truck. The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is.... Read More

Now is the time to make sure your home is not drafty and instead, energy efficient

Mar 01, 2022 at 10:32 am by WGNS

Now is the time to prepare your home for the future, both for hot weather and cold weather. Amy Byers with Middle Tennessee Electric stated…Middle Tennessee Electric ha.... Read More

COMMENTARY by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss: War in Russia

Mar 01, 2022 at 09:47 am by WGNS

In this Commentary, MTSU Professor of Journalisism Larry Burriss talks about the media and concerns over war in the area of Russia…Scroll down for more about Dr. Larry.... Read More
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THE TRUMAN SHOW: Gone, But Not Forgotten!

Mar 01, 2022 at 05:42 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  THE TRUMAN SHOW from AdamsPlace ran its final broadcast on Tuesday morning March 1, 2022.  Gone, but not forgotten--over the past 11-years, the.... Read More

Stevens announces candidacy for Smyrna Municipal Judge

Feb 28, 2022 at 03:58 pm by WGNS

Smyrna, Tennessee —Smyrna Town Court Clerk Brittany Stevens has announced her candidacy for Smyrna Municipal Judge in the August 4, 2022 election.  “As S.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County School student suffers serious injuries after being assaulted by another student

Feb 28, 2022 at 03:10 pm by WGNS

A 15-year-old student suffered injuries when allegedly assaulted by another student Friday at Stewarts Creek High School, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s supervisor said.... Read More

Holloway High School Earns FAFSA Champion Status

Feb 28, 2022 at 11:49 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation are celebrating Holloway High School as a FAFSA Champion for the 2021-2022.... Read More

UPDATE: I-24 SMART Corridor Project from Murfreesboro to Nashville

Feb 28, 2022 at 11:42 am by WGNS

There is more news on the I-24 SMART Corridor Project in Rutherford County.Since 2005, traffic volumes have increased by more than 60 percent in the Murfreesboro-Rutherfo.... Read More

BEWARE: Scammer Threatens to Visit Your Home in "Fake Fines" and Family Member in Jail Hoax

Feb 28, 2022 at 11:11 am by WGNS

WGNS has more scams to report. This time, we head to nearby Bedford County, where the Sheriff’s Department is alerting the public of a scam in the area that involves a c.... Read More

Tennessee Obtains Approval for Retroactive Food Assistance to Eligible Children in Rutherford County and Beyond

Feb 28, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. - Beginning March 4, 2022, eligible children that did not receive assistance through Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) program f.... Read More