Coffee County

Multi-State FBI Case Started as a Murfreesboro / Manchester, TN Theft Case

Aug 11, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

What started as a local theft investigation in Murfreesboro and Manchester, Tennessee, turned into a multi-state FBI case. In August 2018, Manchester Police responded to Tri-.... Read More
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‘Best of the Best’ National Guardsmen kick off competition at MTSU

Jul 26, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU student Cole Lukens of Murfreesboro knows the ropes, so to speak, having been 2021 Army National Guard Soldier of the Year.... Read More

Manchester, TN Woman Dies in Swimming Accident

Jun 24, 2022 at 12:35 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: We have an update on a drowning incident that occurred in neighboring Coffee County at Normandy Lake earlier this week. We have now confirmed that it was a Manchester.... Read More

Big rig caught fire on I-24 West at the Rutherford / Coffee County line on Thursday afternoon

Jun 16, 2022 at 04:12 pm by WGNS

There was a large truck fire on Interstate 24 in the Westbound lane on Thursday afternoon around 1:15 PM (06/16/22). The blaze was at mile marker 97, which is the Beechgrove.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Music Lovers only Weeks Away from Bonnaroo 2022

May 31, 2022 at 05:30 pm by WGNS

Bonnaroo is nearing and hotels in both Rutherford and Coffee Counties are beginning to be completely booked for the annual Music and Arts Festival in nearby Manchester, Tennes.... Read More

Coffee County Sheriff's Deputies return fire on alleged suicidal man standing on I-24 overpass

May 24, 2022 at 03:31 pm by WGNS

About 30-minutes east of Murfreesboro in Hillsboro, Tennessee, 9-1-1 dispatchers received a phone call just before midnight on Monday from a man who was expressing suicidal te.... Read More

Arnold Air Force Base team members witness car wreck, take action

May 23, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, Tenn. – In the nearby Tullahoma area - the phrase “not all heroes wear capes” is often used to describe everyday people who do go.... Read More

Two arrested in nearby Coffee County face arson charges and are accused of causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages to businesses

May 12, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(Coffee County, TN) Just 20-minutes East of Murfreesboro, two people have been arrested and charged with arson, among other things, in connection with the Woodland Plaza Fire.... Read More

Two men, one from Rutherford County and the Second from Warren County - Behind bars after I-24 Pursuit

Apr 29, 2022 at 07:22 am by WGNS

(COFFEE COUNTY, TN) Two suspects, one from Warren County and the second from Rutherford County, have been accused of running from the law and are now in custody and face a lit.... Read More

News around the area - Theft in Cannon County and Bonnaroo Festival Requests to use the parking lot of a Coffee County School

Apr 21, 2022 at 02:58 pm by WGNS

News Around the Area:CANNON COUNTY, TN – In the Woodbury area, the Cannon County Sheriff’s Office is on the lookout for a vehicle that is believed to be tied to a.... Read More

Buyer Beware: ATV Stolen - Make sure you are not spending good money on a HOT ride

Apr 18, 2022 at 03:37 pm by WGNS

Middle Tenn. — If you’re in the market for an ATV or UTV, make sure you don’t buy one that is stolen. The nearby Coffee County Sheriff’s Departmen.... Read More

Two Dead and One Arrested after Speeding Vehicle Crashes on I-24, East of Murfreesboro

Mar 10, 2022 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

  One person is in custody and two people were found deceased after a speeding car crashed on Interstate 24 Wednesday afternoon around 3:30 PM.Seconds before the crash,.... Read More

Manchester woman charged with child, animal abuse after ‘deplorable’ living conditions found

Mar 09, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

A Manchester, TN woman is behind bars and facing multiple charges that include abuse of children, animals and a vulnerable adult.The charges were filed east of Murfreesboro in.... Read More

Two killed in 3-vehicle accident on Sunday

Mar 07, 2022 at 11:38 am by WGNS

Two people were killed in a three-vehicle crash on Wattendorf Memorial Highway near Grady Finney Road in Coffee County on Sunday evening.According to a report from Tennessee H.... Read More

AEDC Commander Col. Geraghty nominated for brigadier general

Mar 04, 2022 at 02:45 pm by WGNS

In nearby Tullahoma, Tennessee, Col. Jeffrey T. Geraghty was nominated for promotion to brigadier general by the President. The nomination has been received in the U.S. Senate.... Read More

Be On the Lookout: Truck Stolen in Nearby Coffee County

Mar 01, 2022 at 01:27 pm by WGNS

Our friends in nearby Coffee County need the help of those throughout the Middle Tennessee area to locate a stolen truck. The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is.... Read More

Man suspected of robberies in Coffee, surrounding counties has been arrested

Feb 17, 2022 at 02:36 pm by WGNS

A man who was wanted for several alleged robberies in nearby communities has been caught.The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department has charged 41-Rodney C. Gilliam of.... Read More

Readyville Teen Wins TN Cattlemen's Outstanding Youth Award

Feb 11, 2022 at 10:05 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN—The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) presented the Outstanding Youth Award to two individuals for their outstanding leadership and commitme.... Read More

Suspect in custody after reportedly leading Coffee County authorities on two pursuits - Suspect also wanted in Murfreesboro vehicle theft case

Feb 08, 2022 at 04:28 pm by WGNS

A man who was already on probation in Murfreesboro for theft is now facing charges in nearby Coffee County, Tennessee. The suspect, who is now in custody, allegedly .... Read More

Man from TBI ‘Silver Alert’ pronounced deceased after car found in creek

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

The search for a man who was entered as missing under the Tennessee Silver Alert program has sadly ended. Donald Alvarez, who was last known to be in the Coffee County area, e.... Read More