Suspects arrested after gunfire in parking lot during local high school football game

Sep 29, 2021 at 04:51 pm by WGNS

No one suffered injuries after a man allegedly fired a handgun in the air in a rear parking lot during the Stewarts Creek High School football game Friday, a Rutherford County.... Read More

Late Richard Siegel’s investment pays off for school programs, students

Sep 28, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

By all accounts, the late Richard Siegel was a simple man.Those who knew him say the lifelong Rutherford County farmer, who passed away January 2, 1998, would have never imagi.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Mask Mandate to End September 29th, but that mandate could be extended

Sep 23, 2021 at 07:53 pm by WGNS

Students wearing masks is helping to reduce the spread of COVID, that's the latest from the Murfreesboro City Schools....That was City School's spokesperson Lisa Trail, who.... Read More

Rutherford County students gain access to STEM opportunities through $25,000 Nissan donation

Sep 23, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Rutherford County students will have increased access to STEM programs and materials thanks to a generous $25,000 donation from Nissan North America.STEM stands for Science, T.... Read More

Siegel Middle designated ‘Path to College’ school for third consecutive school year

Sep 21, 2021 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

For the third consecutive school year, Siegel Middle has been designated a Path to College school for 2020–2021 by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.Believing it.... Read More

Local school's to hold safety drills for an active shooter and more on September 27th

Sep 16, 2021 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

Being a school resource officer has changed over the years and more than likely, what they train for in schools today, would not have been imaginable in the 1980's and perha.... Read More

Eagleville seniors giving back to K-12 school through ‘challenges’

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Eagleville has been a unique community well-before it agreed to become part of Rutherford County in 1877.Today, it remains the only K-12 school in the district and, in her fir.... Read More
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Tenille Townes engages Stewarts Creek Middle music class using power of music as CMA Foundation Artist Ambassador

Sep 15, 2021 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Shortly after turning 14, Tenille Townes made her first trip to Nashville with her parents and on the drive back up to Canada she “just got to dreaming.”Then, seve.... Read More

UPDATE: Rocky Fork Middle Student Charged with Attempted First Degree Murder After Alleged Altercation with Knife

Sep 14, 2021 at 01:03 pm by WGNS

One student was treated for his injuries after being stabbed allegedly by another student before classes began Tuesday at Rocky Fork Middle School in Smyrna, a Rutherford Coun.... Read More

Johnson first woman selected to serve as chair of Rutherford County School Board

Sep 14, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

PHOTO: Director of Schools Bill Spurlock (L) and Tiffany Johnson (R) move on to the next item on the agenda moments after Johnson selected first woman to serve as chair of Rut.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools temporary mask requirement begins

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Mask are now required to be worn at all Rutherford County Schools. This news in after being adopted by the Rutherford County Board of Education last week. The Rutherfo.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools STEM Programs Receive a Nissan Neighbor Gift

Sep 13, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) STEM program received a generous donation from The Business Education Partnership (BEP) Foundation in conjunction with the.... Read More

Rockvale Area Growing in Leaps and Bounds - School Addition a Must

Sep 13, 2021 at 09:29 am by WGNS

Parents may be wondering about all the activity happening on the three Rockvale school campuses.Multiple projects are in motion as the school district prepares to add classroo.... Read More

Student's Voice Was Heard at County School Board Meeting on September 7th, Despite Mockery

Sep 12, 2021 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) As reported earlier on WGNS, the Rutherford County Board of Education apologized to Central Magnet Shool junior Grady Knox. In the board's "Moment of Silence" p.... Read More

Shooting Incident Outside of LaVergne High School

Sep 07, 2021 at 10:17 pm by WGNS

There was a shooting incident outside of a Rutherford County School on Tuesday afternoon.  The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office told WGNS NEWS there were no i.... Read More

UPDATE: Number of Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Rutherford County Schools

Sep 07, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

August 30, 2021 – September 3, 2021: A new COVID count was released by the Rutherford County Schools and the latest numbers show that 90 school employees were listed a.... Read More

Buchanan Elementary in Rutherford County set to replace original sign

Sep 07, 2021 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

Buchanan Elementary’s original marquee along the Manchester Highway in Murfreesboro will be replaced with a new modern LED sign in the coming weeks. The above photo is t.... Read More

COVID-19: Rutherford County Schools to be CLOSED to Students This Friday

Sep 01, 2021 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

All Rutherford County Schools will be CLOSED on Friday, September 3rd. The closure comes as a result of staffing concerns caused by the COVID Pandemic. Most impacted by COVID-.... Read More

New Program to Assist High School Seniors in Boosting ACT Scores

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:33 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Education has announced an opportunity this fall for all high school seniors to boost their scores on the A.... Read More
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Cracker Barrel donates 300 chef jackets to Blackman culinary program

Aug 25, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

The Blackman High culinary program was one of a dozen schools throughout Middle Tennessee to receive in upwards of 300 of the 4,000 chef jackets donated by Cracker Barrel.Blac.... Read More