Coffee County

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

RV Camper Theft in nearby county - BOLO for alleged suspect

Jan 17, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

You may recall a story that aired on WGNS earlier this month about the popularity of camping in Tennessee. In fact, the hobby seems to have grown by 52% in the past 5-years. &.... Read More

Robbery Reported in Nearby Manchester, TN

Jan 10, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Manchester, Tenn. – Two males are in the nearby Coffee County Jail after an alleged aggravated robbery involving a machete Saturday morning just outside of Manchest.... Read More

UPDATE: Body found by hunters in Rock Island has been identified

Jan 05, 2022 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

WGNS has an update on a missing person report that was filed in November of 2021. Reports now indicate a body discovered by hunters this past Friday morning in the Rock I.... Read More
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UPDATE: National Weather Service Confirms a Tornado Hit Coffee County this past Monday

Dec 09, 2021 at 01:43 pm by WGNS

While Rutherford County saw minimal damage caused by the storms this past Monday morning, the same cannot be said in nearby counties.The National Weather Service in Nas.... Read More
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Traffic stop leads to recovery of stolen items; two arrested

Oct 11, 2021 at 10:24 am by WGNS

A traffic stop by The Bedford County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division led to the recovery of a stolen truck, several stolen trailers along with tools that wer.... Read More

Authorities Report Murder / Suicide in Coffee County

Oct 07, 2021 at 07:24 pm by WGNS

Authorities with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and the Coffee County District Attorney’s office are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide.... Read More

UPDATE: Double Murder in Coffee County, Tennessee

Sep 23, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

WGNS has more details on a double murder that took place this past Sunday in Coffee County, Tennessee. Reports indicate two Coffee County residents were taken into custody ear.... Read More

Under Investigation: Possible Double-Murder in Coffee County, TN

Sep 20, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

  (ESTILL SPRINGS) Deputies from the Coffee County Sheriffs Office and the TBI are investigating what is believed to be a double homicide at 92 Clyde Vickers Road in Est.... Read More

$25,000 reward offered for information leading to stolen tractor trailer

Aug 25, 2021 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

  A full sized tractor trailer truck was stolen in nearby Coffee County, Tennessee and authorities want to find it. There is even a $25,000 reward being offered for the.... Read More

Be On the Lookout for Stolen Items

Jul 13, 2021 at 09:51 am by WGNS

What do a dune buggy and a big yellow tool chest have in common? They were both stolen!About 20-minutes up I-24 in Coffee County, the Sheriff’s Department has issued a &.... Read More

WANTED Coffee County Man Captured in Cannon County

Jul 05, 2021 at 09:55 am by WGNS

The Manchester Police Department was able to wrap up a case involving a man who reportedly went on the run in an attempt to avoid capture.Mike Prentice was wanted for Especi.... Read More

Former Winchester Police Officer Indicted on SIX Counts of Rape

Jun 14, 2021 at 07:35 am by WGNS

About 50-miles down the road from Murfreesboro in the quiet town of Winchester, Tennessee, a former police officer has been arrested on multiple rape charges.Former Winchester.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY: Heart of Tennessee Chapter of the American Red Cross Honors Volunteers

Jun 11, 2021 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

The Heart of Tennessee chapter of the American Red Cross is HOT right now with positive volunteers making a difference in the Rutherford County Community and beyond. The Ameri.... Read More

Dodge Charger Leads Authorities on 130+ MPH Chase Down I-24

May 12, 2021 at 11:40 am by WGNS

A man driving what appeared to be a blue Dodge Charger Scat Pack with 485 horsepower, evidently led authorities on a pursuit through Rutherford County. The chase started after.... Read More

Reward Offered in Locating Truck that was Stolen Monday in Coffee County

Apr 07, 2021 at 11:03 am by WGNS

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department in nearby Manchester, TN is asking for help in locating a stolen truck and say that a reward is being offered in the case. Ac.... Read More

Bonnaroo Announces Live Concerts to Start in May

Mar 16, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival announced Tuesday that there will be live, in-person concerts held at The Farm property in nearby Manchester, Tennessee beginning in May.Upcom.... Read More

Agricultural Enterprise Fund Applications Open

Mar 10, 2021 at 10:42 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is accepting applications from agricultural, food, and forestry businesses to receive cost-share funding through its Agricultural.... Read More

UPDATE: Power Outages in Tennessee Reported on Tuesday Evening

Feb 17, 2021 at 09:34 am by WGNS

As the cold weather and ice continue, we will likely see more power outages throughout Middle Tennessee. Thankfully, Rutherford County has not seen as big of an impact as that.... Read More

Power Outages in Middle Tennessee due to Ice

Feb 16, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

There are multiple power outages throughout Middle Tennessee, due to ice.As of 7:15 Tuesday (02/16/21) morning, there were 98 power outages in Rutherford County, but that numb.... Read More