Nine Rutherford schools to become ‘Trauma-informed’

May 05, 2021 at 01:35 pm by WGNS

By JAMES EVANS Nine Rutherford County schools have been accepted into a two-year training program to become “Trauma-Informed” schools.Once completed, faculty.... Read More

UPDATE: Smyrna Vehicle Break-In and Fraudulent Use of Bank Cards

May 04, 2021 at 07:37 am by WGNS

SMYRNA, Tennessee— The Smyrna Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating individuals involved in an auto burglary.Between 6:00 and 7:00 p..... Read More

Strong Storms Throughout Tuesday

May 04, 2021 at 07:23 am by WGNS

You can expect two rounds of severe weather today (May 4, 2021) in Rutherford County, along with surrounding communities, according to the National Weather Service.  The.... Read More

Patrick Korte Killed In Saturday PM Crash

May 02, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  A Murfreesboro man was killed in a two-vehicle crash at 7:00 o'clock Saturday (5/1/2021) night on I-24 eastbound (toward Chattanooga) at the 67 mile marker.... Read More

THURSDAY MORNING: Four Adults, One Teen, and One Dog Displaced in House Fire

Apr 29, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) officials say a Thursday morning house fire at 2909 Ridgewood Drive has displaced a total of four adults, one.... Read More

Auto Emission Testing Likely to End for Rutherford County by January 2022

Apr 29, 2021 at 10:50 am by WGNS

Talks of ending auto emission testing in Rutherford County continue and it now looks promising that the end is in sight.Rutherford County Deputy to the Mayor Steve Sandlin tol.... Read More

Blair Named Rutherford County’s Public Health Assistant Director

Apr 21, 2021 at 10:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) announced Friday that John Blair will serve as the County’s new Public Health Assistant Director.T.... Read More

Man Convicted of Aggravated Rape that took place in a Smyrna, TN Home, Represents Himself in Appeal

Apr 20, 2021 at 11:01 am by WGNS

A convict being held in a Tennessee Department of Corrections prison represented himself when filing an appeal to his case that stemmed from a conviction in a Rutherford Count.... Read More

Deaths of Camara Harris and Anthony Davis Investigated as Apparent Murder-Suicide

Apr 20, 2021 at 07:01 am by WGNS

What has been labeled a murder-suicide took place this past Friday just over the Rutherford County line in Antioch. The incident is being investigated by the Metro Nashville P.... Read More

Updates on the Rutherford County Library System

Apr 19, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

The local library system could receive a additional funding, thanks to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed by President Joe Biden.The total funding from the act nationw.... Read More

The Cost of Fuel This Week in Rutherford County and Throughout Tennessee

Apr 19, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Gas Prices on Monday: Murfreesboro, TN: $2.51 to $2.59 / per gallonSmyrna, TN: $2.55 to $2.69 / per gallonLa Vergne, TN: $2.59 to $2.69 / per gallonMore on F.... Read More

Murfreesboro Neighborhoods Come Together to Fight Crime with Technology

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

Several neighborhoods are so serious about protecting their streets and children who often enjoy riding their bikes on their dead-end street, that neighbors came together to f.... Read More

The Battle of Weight Loss in Rutherford County and Far Beyond

Apr 16, 2021 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

For many, weight loss is tough and diets can be challenging, but the reward at the end of the battle is rewarding. Losing weight can equal not only a better quality of life, b.... Read More

OF INTEREST: Study Explores Tennessean's Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccine

Apr 15, 2021 at 08:56 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health released results from a third party, statewide quantitative and qualitative survey of more than 1,000 adult Tennesseans exploring sentiments.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Youth Suicide Prevention Training for Parents

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:26 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are teaming up with Trustpoint Hospital in Murfreesboro for an important seminar geared towards parents.The event will provide youth suicide prev.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Investigation Continuing into Man Arrested for Kidnapping a 9-Year-Old Girl After Unlawfully Entering Her Apartment

Apr 13, 2021 at 07:18 am by WGNS

In Nashville, Youth Services detectives continue to investigate Saturday evening’s especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated burglary case. Metro Police say t.... Read More

Over 4,000 Children in Our Area are in need of Foster Parents

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:54 am by WGNS

Foster parents are in low supply right now, partly due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. But, there is no shortage of children in need of a loving family in Rutherford County&.... Read More

Rutherford County has a 3.9% Unemployment Rate

Apr 02, 2021 at 08:51 am by WGNS

As a further indication the state of Tennessee’s economic turnaround continues, unemployment rates for February 2021 dropped in nearly every county, according to new dat.... Read More

Alleged Drug Distribution and Organized Crime leads to 37-Indictments, 4-From Rutherford County

Apr 01, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

Four Rutherford County residents are tied to a federal indictment that was unsealed this past Friday.According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the indictment charged 27 ind.... Read More

Reports of Rutherford County Water Rescue at Fate Sanders Marina Unfounded

Mar 31, 2021 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

There were reports of a water rescue at Fate Sanders Marina in Smyrna. Those reports were confirmed to be unfounded. Rutherford County Fire and Rescue’s water rescue tea.... Read More