CrimeStoppers in Rutherford County and a New App to Turn-In Crime Information

Oct 19, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (October 19, 2021) - Rutherford County Crime Stoppers and several area law enforcement agencies have joined the next generation of crime-fighting.... Read More

WGNS spoke to David O'Flaherty from the Rutherford County Library System

Oct 19, 2021 at 09:06 am by Producer

WGNS's Scott Walker spoke to David O'Flaherty from the circulation department at the Rutherford County Library System. We also learned of programs and heard about several upda.... Read More

UPDATE: Man Killed this past Saturday on I-24

Oct 19, 2021 at 07:07 am by WGNS

UPDATE: An Antioch man has been identified as the person who was hit and killed by a big rig on Interstate-24 in Rutherford County. WGNS’ Ron Jordan has more&hellip.... Read More

Rutherford County Library Updates and Interviews

Oct 19, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

The local library system continues to offer great programs and opportunities in Rutherford County.Hear the latest news from the library below:Scroll down for library locations.... Read More

Two Trout Releases Scheduled for Rutherford County Before End of Year

Oct 18, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) has scheduled their winter trout stocking project, which will take place before the years end.The TWRA reports that trout will be.... Read More

Gas Prices in Tennessee are UP by 9.9-Cents

Oct 18, 2021 at 07:12 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have risen 9.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices.... Read More

2020 U.S. Census Numbers Show Rutherford County has Just Under 350,000 Residents

Oct 15, 2021 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

New U.S. Census numbers are in and it looks as if Rutherford County has just under 342-thousand residents. County Commission District 20 had the highest rate of growth of an.... Read More

2021 Special Kids Race on October 30th

Oct 15, 2021 at 08:27 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - The upcoming Special Kids Race will be on Saturday, October 30th in Murfreesboro. There will be 15K, 10K and 5K distances. There will also be a one mile&nbs.... Read More

MTSU’s Center for Historic Preservation lands $43K grant for WWII on Tennessee Homefront research

Oct 14, 2021 at 01:55 pm by WGNS

ABOVE PHOTO: Kira Duke, education specialist at Middle Tennessee State University’s Center for Historic Preservation, holds a Library of Congress digital collection phot.... Read More

Boat Stolen in Smyrna, TN

Oct 14, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

The Smyrna Police Department is investigating the theft of a boat, which occurred earlier this month on October 4, 2021.Detectives say the boat was stolen around 6AM at 1394.... Read More

Open Burning in Rutherford County Requires Permit: October 15-May 15

Oct 14, 2021 at 10:48 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— (October 14, 2021) Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) reminds the community that beginning October 15, a permit from the State will be required.... Read More

Trick-or-Treaters to be out in full force this Halloween, but trick-or-treating on the historic square is CANCELLED

Oct 13, 2021 at 05:32 pm by WGNS

This Halloween season brings with it a hint of COVID-19, as parents remind their young ghosts and goblins to social distant themselves from others. That said, the annual can.... Read More

TN Department of Education Announces Rutherford County Schools, 78 other districts intend to participate in TN ALL Corps tutoring, serve nearly 150,000 students over three years

Oct 11, 2021 at 02:53 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Education announced 79 school districts — over half of all districts in the state — intend to participate in the Tennessee Ac.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Fired

Oct 08, 2021 at 11:57 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy is out of a job, due to a conduct violation.Sheriff’s spokesperson Lisa Marchesoni told WGNS NEWS, “The Sheriff’s.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department and Partners Open Additional COVID-19 Testing Site on North End of County

Oct 07, 2021 at 02:48 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(October 7, 2021) Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD), City of La Vergne, and CH Consulting Solutions are partnering to offer COVID-19 testi.... Read More

Local Hospital Shares Tips for Saturday's Middle Half Marathon Prep

Oct 07, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

The 13th annual Middle Half Marathon is on Saturday and this year’s race will be on a slightly different course. Officials told WGNS NEWS the race will start in front of.... Read More

Rutherford County EMS of the Year Honored by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro

Oct 07, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Alice Swinford, Paramedic, was honored by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro on Wednesday October 6, 2021 as the Rutherford County EMS of the year at a special luncheon at Thro.... Read More

Former Gym Manager Arrested for Allegedly Taking and Stealing Private Photos of Clients

Oct 07, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee fitness enthusiast maybe surprised to learn about a personal trainer in trouble with the law.A former training manager at QNTM Fit Life Gym has been arrested.... Read More

Rep. Mike Sparks, Comptroller’s Office continue partnership to address textbook affordability

Oct 06, 2021 at 03:04 pm by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) continues to support the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office in addressing textbook affordability for Tennesseans pursuing degrees in h.... Read More

COVID Patient Joe Gammon Released from Rehab After Spending Over 2 months at Ascension Saint Thomas Facilities

Oct 06, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

After spending over 2 months in the hospital due to COVID-19 complications, Joe Gammon of Middle Tennessee was discharged from Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown rehab fa.... Read More