Rutherford County Records a .12-Cent Drop on Gas Prices This Week (09/06/22)

Sep 06, 2022 at 12:01 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Gas prices in Tennessee are up and down. Right now, the average price of regular unleaded fuel in the Volunteer State is at $3.33 per gallon. The nat.... Read More

Man Captured on Video After Alleged Purse Theft Wanted for Questioning in Murfreesboro - Do You Recognize Subject in Photos?

Sep 06, 2022 at 07:22 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is asking the question, “Do you recognize this man? Sheriff's Detectives want to speak to him about the theft of a purse. Th.... Read More

Local Non-Profit Offering Helpful Classes for the Community

Sep 02, 2022 at 03:42 pm by WGNS

Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is reaching out to the community with ongoing classes to help Rutherford County residents. Previously, the classes were on Zoom video due to C.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools first responders complete ‘Stop the Bleed’ program

Sep 02, 2022 at 12:36 pm by WGNS

Teachers at Smyrna Primary last week completed the Stop the Bleed program – a critical training all RCS first responders are taking this year. Eight teachers participate.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff Fitzhugh takes oath of office

Sep 02, 2022 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh was sworn into office for his second term Tuesday by Circuit Court Judge Darrell L. Scarlett.   Fitzhugh was re-elected to his s.... Read More

Meet Rutherford County School's Leslie Mertz

Sep 01, 2022 at 07:46 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)   Leslie Mertz is the Early Childhood Career and Technical Education teacher and daycare lead at Holloway High School. In this edition of Rutherford.... Read More

Rutherford County, TN Ranks 7th in Tourism Dollars Generated - Out of All 95 Counties

Aug 31, 2022 at 07:42 pm by WGNS

Tennessee tourism generated $24.2 billion in domestic and international travel spending in 2021, according to recently released economic impact data from U.S. Travel Associati.... Read More

LaVergne Middle launches Student Tech Crew curriculum to expose students to industry

Aug 31, 2022 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

Through a new curriculum program, students at LaVergne Middle are gaining valuable tech skills and exploring future career opportunities before setting foot on a high school c.... Read More

Newly Elected Rutherford County Mayor say's he will not seek to be the Chairman of the County Commission

Aug 31, 2022 at 12:15 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) WGNS recently interviewed incoming Rutherford County Mayor Joe Carr and asked if he planned to be the chair of the county commission or if a chairman w.... Read More

UPDATE: 34-Year Old Nicholas Patterson Died In Smyrna Gas Station Shooting

Aug 30, 2022 at 08:48 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA)  Smyrna police have released the name of the clerk who was shot to death around 3:00 o'clock Tuesday morning (8/30/2022) at the Shell convenience store on StoneC.... Read More

Amelia’s Closet to hold Project ReStyle Fashion Show and Competition

Aug 30, 2022 at 05:53 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Amelia’s Closet has announced its first fashion show fundraiser, Project ReStyle, to be held Thursday, October 13, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Libert.... Read More

Smyrna Gas Station Clerk Dies In Attempted Robbery

Aug 30, 2022 at 04:38 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Here’s an update on the fatal shooting that occurred around 3:00 o’clock Tuesday morning  (8/30/2022) at the Shell Fuel Station on StoneCrest Bou.... Read More

Local Speeding Ticket Case Goes to the Circuit Court of Rutherford County and Eventually, The Court of Appeals

Aug 30, 2022 at 07:39 am by WGNS

A speeding ticket that was written in LaVergne, TN went all the way to the Rutherford County Circuit Courts, when the motorist proclaimed he was not driving over the speed lim.... Read More

Hummingbird Festival at Barfield Park on Saturday - 5-Hours of Live "Banding" Scheduled

Aug 30, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Hummingbirds will be the featured guests at Barfield Park in Murfreesboro this Saturday (Sept. 3, 2022). Dawn Thomas with the parks and rec. department told WGNS News there wi.... Read More

MTSU collaborates with Nashville mayor’s office, community on heat data collection to help at-risk populations

Aug 29, 2022 at 02:53 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For MTSU geosciences professor and researcher Alisa Hass and her collaborators at the Nashville, Tennessee, mayor’s office, a.... Read More

Middle TN Electric stresses innovation and service at Annual Meeting

Aug 29, 2022 at 01:04 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. –  Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) leadership highlighted its current and future innovations, updated cooperative members about the status.... Read More

Monkeypox Numbers Grow, but COVID Continues to be the Larger Concern in Rutherford County and Beyond

Aug 29, 2022 at 12:01 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD CO., TENN) - WGNS has an update on the number of Monkeypox cases in Tennessee, the case number is now up to 156. Nationwide, the number of Monkeypox cases has incr.... Read More

Average Gas and Diesel Prices in Rutherford County and Tennessee

Aug 29, 2022 at 10:07 am by WGNS

Today, average gasoline prices in Tennessee stand at $3.42 per gallon for regular unleaded fuel. For those keeping score, this week’s average per-gallon price is the sam.... Read More

LaVergne native graduates as Army automated logistical specialist

Aug 29, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS

LAVERGNE, Tenn. – Pvt. Kimberly Cruz graduated from the U.S Army’s Advanced Individual Training as a logistics specialist at Fort Lee, Virginia, July 23.  Cr.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh participates in school safety summit

Aug 28, 2022 at 02:26 pm by WGNS

  Members of the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association and the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police participated in the School Violence and Safety Summit co-s.... Read More