Dangerous Cold Snap Puts Strain on Middle Tennessee Electric; Sub-Zero Air Temperatures Wed AM

Jan 17, 2024 at 08:19 am by Rutherford Weather

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the face of bone-chilling temperatures, Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) are calling on consumers to take im.... Read More

Unprecedented Cold Snap Puts Strain on Middle Tennessee Electric - Thermometers in Eagleville Hit -6, Smyrna at -5 Degrees

Jan 17, 2024 at 07:42 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the face of bone-chilling temperatures, Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) are calling on consumers to take im.... Read More

Brand New Bookmobile Arrives to Serve Rutherford County

Jan 16, 2024 at 11:16 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - After a 2-year wait... That was Rutherford County Library Director Rita Shacklett, talking about the brand-new and much anticipated Bookmobile that arr.... Read More

Phone Scam Alert: Area Residents are AGAIN Warned of Persistent Fraudulent Calls

Jan 16, 2024 at 07:41 am by WGNS News

A troubling trend of phone scams continue to plague Rutherford, Williamson and now Coffee Counties, with the most recent reports of fraudulent calls targeting unsuspecting res.... Read More

Snow and Ice Cause Havoc on Rutherford County Roads; Warnings Continue for Middle Tennessee

Jan 16, 2024 at 07:18 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - As the winter storm continues to grip Rutherford County and the surrounding areas in Middle Tennessee, residents are facing treacherous road conditio.... Read More

Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County Schools are Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Jan 15, 2024 at 02:20 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Ongoing snow, mixed with colder than normal temperatures, has led both the city and county school systems to keep their doors closed on Tuesday and W.... Read More

Gas Prices this Week in Rutherford County

Jan 15, 2024 at 11:05 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 4.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.70/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey.... Read More

Negative Wind Chills and Driving Safely into Next Week

Jan 12, 2024 at 07:24 am by Rutherford Weather

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - AAA is bracing for extremely cold temperatures and the possibility of high winds and inclement weather in parts of the state this weekend through early.... Read More

Cold Weather UPDATE: Negative Windchills Expected to Hit Rutherford County

Jan 11, 2024 at 06:36 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County residents should brace themselves for an impending cold front that will dramatically drop temperatures over the weekend and i.... Read More

Silver Alert Issued for Missing LaVergne Man with Medical Condition

Jan 10, 2024 at 10:26 pm by WGNS News

  LaVergne, TN - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has issued a Silver Alert for 68-year-old Danny Dalton, a resident of the Northern end of Rutherford County..... Read More

Jackpot! NYE Gala Raises Record $40,000, Grant Applications Now Open

Jan 10, 2024 at 12:21 pm by WGNS News

The Kimberly Family Foundation is proud to announce a record $41,227.59 raised at its New Year’s Eve Charity Casino Gala, held December 31, 2023, at the Stones River Cou.... Read More

Dr. Jill Danford Discusses Women's Health, Bladder and Pelvic Pain Issues and More

Jan 09, 2024 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

Today, WGNS' Scott Walker was joined by Dr. Jill Danford from Ascension Saint Thomas. Dr. Danford focuses on female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology.... Read More

Suspect in the Murder of a Twice Daily Gas Station Employee in Smyrna Awaits Next Court Date

Jan 08, 2024 at 04:05 pm by WGNS News

  SMYRNA, TN - In August of 2022, Smyrna Police responded to a shooting at the Twice Daily gas station at the corner of Sam Ridley and Stonecrest Parkway. Upon their arr.... Read More

Gas and Diesel Prices in Rutherford County This Week

Jan 08, 2024 at 01:10 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Tennessee drivers saw another week of falling prices at the gas pump. Over last week, gas prices fell five cents, on average. The Tennessee Gas Pr.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools’ Administrators, First Responders Focus on School Safety

Jan 08, 2024 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County Schools’ leaders received assurance teams of first responders throughout the county would respond to school emergencies to prot.... Read More

Rutherford County EMS and Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue, Reflect on a Busy 2023

Jan 04, 2024 at 01:42 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN — The year 2023 has proven to be an active and demanding one for both the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department (MFRD) and the Rutherford Count.... Read More

Detectives Investigate Another Credit Card Fraud Spree in Murfreesboro and Smyrna

Jan 04, 2024 at 12:28 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN — Local detectives are actively probing another credit card fraud case that unfolded recently, leaving a trail of unauthorized transactions in its wak.... 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

Local Residents Should Beware of Continued Jury Duty Scam Calls

Jan 03, 2024 at 10:45 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN - The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is cautioning residents about a recent phone scam in which perpetrators falsely claim to be sheriff's deputi.... Read More

13th Annual Chili Cook-Off and Cruise-In at Sam Davis Home Promises a Day of History and Flavor

Jan 02, 2024 at 11:20 pm by WGNS News

  Smyrna, TN – This Saturday, the historic Sam Davis Home in Smyrna will be abuzz with activity for the 13th annual chili cook-off, a beloved event orchestrated by.... Read More