Heavy Rainfall Causing Flooding in Rutherford County

Sep 20, 2021 at 11:02 am by WGNS

Flooding in Rutherford County has led to two road closures.Heavy rainfall closed Vaught Road/Cripple Creek Road slab and Stones River slab this past Sunday in the Kittrell com.... Read More

County Farm Road Shut Down at Slab Due to Flooding

Aug 31, 2021 at 11:14 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUTY, TN)  At around 10 o’clock Tuesday (8/31/21) morning, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office announced the closure of County Farm Road at th.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department prepares for potential flood as Tropical Storm Ida approaches

Aug 30, 2021 at 04:23 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (August 30, 2021) – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) is asking residents to do their part to help prevent flooding and keep safety in.... Read More

Local Church Gathering Relief Supplies for Waverly

Aug 25, 2021 at 04:02 pm by WGNS

New Vision Church on Thompson Lane is conducting a drive for relief supplies to help flood victims in Waverly. Senior Pastor Brady Cooper says specific cleaning supplies are.... Read More

Middle Tennessee dams saved $1.8 billion in March flooding

Jun 15, 2021 at 09:39 pm by WGNS

The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin prevented an estimated $1.8 billion of flood damages during the late March flood event in the regi.... Read More

UPDATE: More News on the Future of the Low-Head Dam behind the Sam Davis Home and Near Smyrna Elementary School

May 25, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

Talks continue over what to do with a low-head dam that is in disrepair. The location of the structure that was built in 1939 is directly behind the historic Sam Davis Home an.... Read More

FEMA Preliminary Flood Map Information Now Available

May 05, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently issued preliminary flood maps for Rutherford County.Data from FEMA indicates hundreds of pr.... Read More

Drone Footage of the Flooded West Fork Boat Ramp on J. Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna Area

Mar 31, 2021 at 06:26 pm by WGNS

Flooded waters spilling over from Percy Priest Lake submerged the West Fork Boat Ramp entrance and parking lot on Florence Road. Drone footage from Rutherford County Sheriff's.... Read More

Total of SIX Weather Related Deaths in Tennessee

Mar 30, 2021 at 10:07 am by WGNS

There were a total of six deaths throughout the state, as a result of the recent storms and flooding. Reports indicate that number could grow as some are still hospitalized. T.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford Co. Fire Rescue Responds to Two Water Rescues Overnight Involving Submerged Vehicles/To Report Significant Flooding Issues

Mar 29, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) responded to two more water rescue calls Sunday night, both involving submerged vehicles.The first call occurr.... Read More

Car Found in Stones River on Elam Road Slab Monday Morning

Mar 01, 2021 at 07:50 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Fire and Rescue firefighters checked for occupants of a car found Monday morning at County Farm Road and Elam Road. The incident occured on th.... Read More