Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City Schools Continue Helping with their Summer Food Programs

Jun 27, 2023 at 07:12 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The summer feeding program continues in Rutherford County. The county schools are working to provide various venues for the free summer&.... Read More

Eagleville, Siegel High celebrate BASS teams’ qualification for National Championship

Jun 08, 2023 at 09:52 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County’s high school BASS Teams had an outstanding performance in the recent state fishing tournament. During the event, held on Dougl.... Read More

4-Segment Show for Monday's Action Line: 1.) Education in Rutherford Co. and Beyond. 2.) The Commissioner Corner: Political Correctness Today. 3.) The Secret Garden Party and the Discovery Ce

May 29, 2023 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

I. On today’s show (Monday, May 29, 2023), WGNS host Scott Walker is joined by JC Bowman, the Executive Director of the Professional Educators of Tennessee. Bowman talks.... Read More

Siegel High School Student Received an Appointment to the United States Naval Academy

May 04, 2023 at 12:23 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A Siegel High School student has received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. This year, Madison Whitworth was on.... Read More

New Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Announced

May 01, 2023 at 09:01 pm by WGNS News

  Rutherford County, TN – The Commissioner of Education in Tennessee has decided to step down from her post. Commissioner Penny Schwinn, who has served as the Educ.... Read More

Eligible Students will be Issued Pandemic Electronic Benefits in TN Beginning April 21, 2023

Apr 20, 2023 at 07:14 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Human Services today announced details on the distribution of Pandemic Electronic Benefit (P-EBT) Program for the 2022-2023 school year. P-EBT is.... Read More

Covenant School in Nashville Investigation Update

Apr 03, 2023 at 08:24 pm by WGNS News

  Nashville, TN - The ongoing investigation into the March 27 murders of six persons inside The Covenant School continues to show, from all information currently availab.... Read More

Continued: 911-Dispatch Recordings Released after Monday School Shooting - Pro-Gun-Control Protestors Storm the State Capital Building

Mar 31, 2023 at 04:54 pm by WGNS News

Previously Reported - Scroll down for Updates: The protestors fighting for tougher gun control laws in Tennessee appeared at the state capitol in Nashville a day and.... Read More

Tennessee House Members Discuss Pro-Gun Control Protestors Storming the State Capital this Week

Mar 31, 2023 at 09:15 am by WGNS News

Friday on the WGNS Radio Action Line: State Representatives Tim Rudd of Murfreesboro and Robert Stevens of Smyrna, joined host Scott Walker ON AIR to talk about events at the.... Read More

Investigation into Shooting at Private School in Nashville Continues

Mar 28, 2023 at 11:39 pm by WGNS News

Nashville, TN - Metro Chief of Police John Drake confirmed on Tuesday that the shooter was under a doctors care for mental health problems. Here is an update on the mass shoot.... Read More
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UPDATED: 6 Deceased in Nashville Christian School Shooting

Mar 27, 2023 at 08:35 pm by Producer

NOTE: Out of respect for the families that were impacted by the incident at Covenant School in Nashville on Monday, March 27, 2023, WGNS Radio will not be releasing the video.... Read More

Oakland High School Student Wins National Bowling Scholarship, Trip to LasVegas

Mar 23, 2023 at 07:40 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - William “Will” Smith doesn’t mind that he shares a name with a well-known actor from Hollywood — because he’s making.... Read More

New Fire Hall Being Built on Lascassas Pike where the Old Lascassas School Once Stood - Historic Rock Wall to Remain In-Tact and Part of the Plans

Mar 20, 2023 at 10:09 am by WGNS News

The land that the old Lascassas School (6531 Lascassas Pike, Lascassas, TN) once sat on will soon be home to a brand new Rutherford County Fire and Safety Department building..... Read More

Oakland High School Nurse earns National Certification

Mar 15, 2023 at 06:08 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Oakland High School, a Rutherford County operated school, first opened in 1972. While the faces have changed over the decades, the overall mission to edu.... Read More

New Bills in Education Could Further Help with School Safety and Also School Funding in Rutherford County

Mar 14, 2023 at 04:20 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - A lot of changes are being proposed for schools throughout the state.  Bills dealing with the 3rd Grade Retention rate, School Readiness, and.... Read More

Oakland High School Senior is 2023 Play Like A Girl Trailblazer Award Winner

Mar 08, 2023 at 09:40 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Oakland High School senior Emma Clonan has been awarded the 2023 Play Like A Girl Trailblazer Award. The Trailblazer award is given to women and busine.... Read More

TriStar StoneCrest Hosts Rutherford County Students to Learn About Robotic Surgery

Mar 02, 2023 at 03:08 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, Tenn. –TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center hosted middle school STEM students from across Rutherford County on January 24, 2023, for a special event. The “Na.... Read More

Siegel High School Model UN Excels at Conference

Mar 02, 2023 at 11:16 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - This past weekend, Siegel High School took 50 delegates to the VOLMUN VIII Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee to compete against 10 other regional scho.... Read More

Blackman culinary team wins state competition

Mar 01, 2023 at 09:01 pm by WGNS News

Winner Winner, Three Course Dinner! Blackman High School Culinary Arts has brought home the first place award in the ProStart Culinary Arts state-level competition.  .... Read More

Teen robotics prodigies compete for awards, state championship at MTSU

Feb 22, 2023 at 05:33 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Straight-A high school student Addy Henninger looked toward studying physics in college until she discovered robotics about two years ago afte.... Read More