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

Oakland High School launches new IB alumni speaker series

Aug 20, 2021 at 11:49 am by WGNS

Thirty minutes.That’s all it took for Beth Nelson and her friends to feel a sense of relief when they stood up and walked out of the auditorium at Oakland High School.Ne.... Read More

Trio of public health and safety buildings slated for Rockvale, Christiana, Walter Hill campuses

Aug 18, 2021 at 07:51 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board unanimously approved a request from the County Commission’s Public Safety Committee to build a trio public health and safety buildings.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools offering $500 bonus to recruit, retain cafeteria employees

Aug 17, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

Like many local restaurants and food service employers throughout Rutherford County, the school nutrition department is experiencing issues with hiring and retaining cafeteria.... Read More

ROCKVALE: Rutherford County Schools preparing campus for new classroom construction projects at elementary and middle schools

Aug 16, 2021 at 06:00 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

Rutherford County Educator selected for Special Education Advisory Council at MTSU

Aug 13, 2021 at 08:16 am by WGNS

Dr. Thurman Tucker has been selected to participate in the Advisory Council for Special Education Collaborative.   Tucker, who teaches seventh grade inclusion math at L.... Read More

Former Teacher Arrested in Nearby Sumner County, TN

Aug 12, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

A former Sumner County teacher is in trouble with the long arm of the law. With more, here is WGNS' Ron Jordan... 42-Year-old Carrie Elizabeth Norman was taken to the S.... Read More

Oakland alums return to marvel at Mechatronics program expansion

Aug 10, 2021 at 07:46 pm by WGNS

It had been three years since Dhruv Patel had been in the mechatronics classroom at Oakland High School.  After graduating in May 2018, Patel enrolled in the University o.... Read More
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Rutherford County Schools are BACK in Session - See ALL the Photos!

Aug 09, 2021 at 06:07 pm by WGNS

Schools are back in session and Monday was officially the first full day of classes for Rutherford County students. More than 48,000 students returned to 50 schools thr.... Read More