Rutherford County High Schools try to Educate Students about Student Debt when Discussing Career Choices

Jul 19, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

Last school year, U.S. News & World Report listed the top public schools across the country and one local school was in the top 20.Central Magnet School came in at numbe.... Read More

Smyrna Resident and Tennessee State Representative Honored with "Conservative Achievement" Award

Jul 16, 2021 at 02:56 pm by WGNS

The American Conservative Union (ACU), the nation's oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization, announced State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) is among sev.... Read More

Rutherford Heart Walk, led by Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Keith M. Huber, invites participants to reconnect for heart health

Jul 15, 2021 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., July 15, 2021 —The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is inviting.... Read More

UPDATE: Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Prepares for New Cardiac Surgery Program - Approximately 25 New Jobs to be Created

Jul 14, 2021 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

With the official green-light from the proper regulatory boards, administrators at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital have begun orchestrating what will be a state-of-the-art Ca.... Read More

Helping Others: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Continues Helping Senior Citizens Through There SCAN Program

Jul 14, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

Positive news from the Rutherford County Sheriff... The Knights of Columbus members at St. Rose Catholic Church were recognized by the Sheriff's Office for donating to the S.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services Promotes Two to Captain

Jul 14, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) announced Tuesday the promotion of Josh Wright and Mike Johnson to Captain.“Josh Wright.... Read More

UPDATE: Shoplifting Incidents Continue to Increase in Murfreesboro and Throughout Middle Tennessee

Jul 13, 2021 at 07:28 am by WGNS

Shoplifting continues to grow as our community grows. Murfreesboro Police Lt. Clayton Williams stated…   Rutherford County stores are not the only ones being hit.... Read More

Suspect in Credit Card Fraud Wanted by Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Jul 12, 2021 at 10:57 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is on the search for a man accused of credit card fraud.Detectives released photos of the suspect accused of fraudulently using a.... Read More

Middle Tennessee’s Largest Job Fair to Recruit 6,500 Workers During One-Day Event

Jul 09, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) — Over 140 hiring employers are trying to fill more than 6,500 job vacancies during Middle Tennessee’s largest job fair held in Murfrees.... Read More

MTSU to host July 19 ‘Finish Your Degree’ Q&A event in Smyrna

Jul 08, 2021 at 04:12 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Adults looking to return to college to finish their bachelor’s degree or considering attending college for the first time will have the.... Read More

Imagine Learning pushes, challenges students to advance at their own pace

Jul 06, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools renewed its decade-long partnership with Imagine Learning for the 2021-2022 school year following a unanimous vote by the School Board.Imagine Learni.... Read More

Fire Chief Recommends Having an Exit Plan From Hotel Room When on Vacation

Jul 06, 2021 at 09:44 am by WGNS

Summer is the time for family vacations and one of the top destinations searched for online...  the Outer Banks of North Carolina, according to a 2020 article in Forbes m.... Read More

Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Mike Sparks eliminating gun-safe tax signed by Gov. Lee

Jul 01, 2021 at 09:05 am by WGNS

Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, that will make it less expensive for gun owners to safely store their firearms has officially been signed into law b.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Create ‘Learning Loss Supervisor’ Position

Jun 30, 2021 at 09:34 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will be using part of its Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund to hire the newly created position of Learning Loss Supervisor.This.... Read More

With $6,500 stipend, MTSU researcher, student tackle Stones River Watershed diversity using next-gen sequencing techniques

Jun 30, 2021 at 08:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — They technically won’t start a nearly yearlong research project until July 1, but an MTSU biology researcher and an Honor.... Read More

Five cheerleading squads representing four Rutherford County schools were recognized at recent School Board meeting after winning national championships

Jun 29, 2021 at 12:41 pm by WGNS

Winners of The Masters don green jackets. Inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are fitted with gold jackets.Wearing their coveted white championship jackets, cheerlead.... Read More

The Rutherford County Chapter of the DAV Continues to Help Local Veterans File Disability Paperwork

Jun 29, 2021 at 10:35 am by WGNS

ABOVE: Full 14-minute interview. BELOW: News on the Rutherford County Chapter of the DAV...The Rutherford County Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has been helpi.... Read More

3 of 17 Men Arrested in Undercover Sex Trafficking Operation from Rutherford County

Jun 28, 2021 at 02:06 pm by WGNS

Three Rutherford County men have been arrested during a two day undercover operation by Metro Nashville Police - Human Trafficking detectives.  The TBI and Home.... Read More

REMINDER: Summer Feeding Programs Free for 18 and Younger

Jun 25, 2021 at 01:02 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Schools: Murfreesboro City Schools’ Nutrition Department will sponsor the free Summer Food Service Program at ten locations with weekly meal drop.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department announces changes to COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Location

Jun 23, 2021 at 08:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department will be changing its vaccination and testing site beginning Monday, June 28. The COVID-19 vaccination site will.... Read More