Overall Creek Elementary Achieves STEM/STEAM Re-designation

May 21, 2024 at 04:39 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN) have announced that Overall Creek Elementary School in Murfr.... Read More
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Prayer Vigil for Dr. Jimmy Sullivan and Family

May 09, 2024 at 03:19 pm by WGNS

  Murfreesboro, TN - There was standing room only at 2:00 o'clock Thursday afternoon (5/9/2024) as a massive cross-section of the community met in front of the Rutherfor.... Read More

Charity Celebrity Chess Tournament this Saturday in Murfreesboro

Apr 08, 2024 at 10:55 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell has launched a chess program in Rutherford County that will benefit local at-risk children. This celebrity.... Read More

Be Safe As You View Eclipse This Monday!

Apr 06, 2024 at 08:11 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN – The total eclipse of the sun will take place here during the mid-day hour on Monday, April 8, 2024. Although middle Tennessee is not directly alo.... Read More
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MTSU Astronomers to Open Observatory April 8 for Eclipse / Rutherford Co. Schools Closed and Murfreesboro City Schools Open for Eclipse

Apr 01, 2024 at 06:19 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A Middle Tennessee State University Department of Physics and Astronomy faculty member will open the MTSU Observatory for.... Read More

La Vergne SROs Help Homeless Student Repair Van that Served as his Home

Mar 26, 2024 at 06:13 am by WGNS News

La Vergne, TN - La Vergne High School SRO Cody Didier and SRO Jeremy Gregory helped a homeless, 17-year-old student obtain parts for the broken van he lived in, repaire.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Considering a Day Off for Upcoming Eclipse

Mar 11, 2024 at 08:18 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - The Rutherford County Schools are considering a closure on Monday, April 8, 2024 - - for the sun... Schools Director Dr. Jimmy Sullivan explains...Ag.... Read More

Riverdale High School Participating in St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser to Combat Childhood Cancer

Feb 27, 2024 at 07:35 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In a heartfelt endeavor to combat childhood cancer, Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro, is gearing up to host an event in collaboration with th.... Read More

Sullivan Family Scholarship Now Taking Applications

Feb 15, 2024 at 02:50 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the spring of 2020, Jimmy Sullivan got a call from his wife, Kaycee, telling him to get to Vanderbilt as fast as possible about an alarming diagnosi.... Read More

Politics: Robert Brooks Announces Candidacy for Rutherford County School Board in Zone 2

Feb 07, 2024 at 03:30 pm by WGNS News

LaVergne, Tennessee - Robert Brooks, a 30-year-old resident of Rutherford County, has officially declared his candidacy for the Rutherford County School Board in Zone 2. Wit.... Read More

Springs Empower Academy Partners with Smyrna Boys & Girls Club to Serve Students and Families

Feb 06, 2024 at 04:47 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Springs Empower Academy, a K-5 tuition-free public charter school focused on individualized learning, announced a partnership with the&nb.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Advance Plans for Batey Elementary in Blackman Community

Jan 26, 2024 at 06:38 am by Chandelar Williams

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - During a recent session, the Rutherford County Schools Board of Directors made significant strides towards the construction of the new Batey Elementary.... Read More

Murfreesboro City School Board Passes Resolution Opposing Tax Dollars Used for Private Schools

Jan 10, 2024 at 02:29 pm by WGNS News

Release from the Murfreesboro City Schools - The Murfreesboro City Schools Board of Education passed a resolution at the January 9 school board meeting opposing legislation pr.... Read More

POLITICS: Chase Williams Announces Candidacy for Rutherford County School Board

Jan 08, 2024 at 11:55 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Local resident Chase Williams has thrown his hat into the ring for a seat on the Rutherford County School Board. Williams said that he.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Prepares for the Arrival of Two New Charter Schools in 2024

Jan 04, 2024 at 11:55 am by WGNS News

UPDATE - RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the forthcoming school year, Rutherford County is gearing up for the introduction of two charter schools set to open their doors. The proce.... Read More

Tennessee Contemplates Flag Display Overhaul in Public Schools

Jan 03, 2024 at 01:44 pm by WGNS News

WILLIAMSON COUNTY,  TN - In a bold legislative move, Tennessee stands on the brink of becoming a trailblazer as a proposed bill seeks to redefine flag displays in public.... Read More

New Bikes and More with the Rutherford County Shop with the Sheriff Event

Dec 13, 2023 at 12:57 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Eleven-year-old Jace couldn’t wait to ride his new mountain bike. “I’ll be zooming down my neighborhood,” Jace promised.... Read More

Toot's Restaurants and Rutherford County School Resource Officers Join Forces for Successful Fundraiser

Dec 07, 2023 at 12:12 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - In a heartwarming collaboration, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office partnered with Toot's Restaurants to raise an impressive $17,000 for the She.... Read More

Rep. Behn pushes ‘policy change’ to address societal problems at MTSU lecture

Nov 28, 2023 at 12:40 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Social work provided a back-door entrance into politics for newly elected state Rep. Aftyn Behn of Nashville, Tennessee, who spoke t.... Read More

Student Behavioral Problems Within the Rutherford County Schools

Nov 28, 2023 at 12:36 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – While the COVID Pandemic has all but vanished from the rear-view mirror, communities across the country continue to examine the aftermath of ch.... Read More