UPDATE: Murfreesboro Stepmother in Child Abuse Case Sentenced to 6-Years

May 10, 2022 at 11:09 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) The woman who was arrested after the 2016 death of her stepson was sentenced to prison on May 6, 2022. The sentencing was before the Honorable Judge Barry T.... Read More
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Annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children this past Friday was a Success

May 02, 2022 at 05:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Several hundred people met on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza this past Friday in support of the Child Advocacy Center. Participants – all wearing b.... Read More

Child Advocacy Center Hometown Heroes Silent Auction

Apr 26, 2022 at 09:24 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO — “You only have four days left to bid on the items in the Hometown Heroes Silent Auction,” announced Child Advocacy Center Developmen.... Read More

Darkness to Light - Five Days of Action

Apr 22, 2022 at 10:46 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – According to the Darkness to Light child sexual abuse prevention training, “disclosure, discovery, and suspicion of sexual abuse prov.... Read More

Cannon Runs for Children Kicked Off Child Abuse Prevention Month

Apr 06, 2022 at 12:54 pm by WGNS

WOODBURY — “Saturday was a beautiful morning for the 4th annual Cannon Runs for Children 5K,” announced Cannon County Coordinator Amanda.... Read More

Hometown Heroes Walk for Children in Murfreesboro on April 29th

Mar 28, 2022 at 06:56 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “On your mark.  Get set.  Go!” said Development Coordinator Katie Enzor.  “The Child Advocacy Center is making prepa.... Read More

Celebrate Child Abuse Prevention Month with Cannon Runs for Children 5K

Mar 24, 2022 at 04:18 pm by WGNS

WOODBURY — “Spring is in the air and the Child Advocacy Center has the perfect event to get you outside!” announced Cannon County Coordinator Amanda Ham.... 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

The Child Advocacy Center joins WGNS on the airwaves to talk about the signs to lookout for when it comes to child abuse

Dec 27, 2021 at 11:05 am by Producer

Carrie Norvell and Katie Enzor were in the WGNS Studio on Monday from the Child Advocacy Center to talk about the signs to lookout for - when it comes to child abuse and child.... Read More

Turkey Tee Off Scheduled for November 6 at Cedar Crest - 61 Degrees and Sunny

Nov 03, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN — “The weather prediction for Saturday is 61 degrees and sunny for the Turkey Tee Off golf tournament,” announced Child Advocacy C.... Read More

Local Agencies Collaborate to End Violence Against Children

Nov 02, 2021 at 07:47 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – “The Child Advocacy Center is hosting the local 11th Annual 19 Days of Activism for the Prevention of Violence Against Children and Youth b.... Read More

Blackburn, Durbin Introduce Bipartisan Eliminating Limits To Justice For Child Sex Abuse Victims Act

Nov 01, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure that survivors of child sex abuse a.... Read More

The Child Advocacy Center Turkey Tee Off

Oct 29, 2021 at 12:47 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN — “The Child Advocacy Center is counting down to the 11th Annual Turkey Tee Off,” announced Development Coordinator Katie Enzor.&n.... Read More

Light Up the Night for Child Abuse Victims!

Aug 10, 2021 at 08:06 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) – “Dance under the stars, mix and mingle with friends, enjoy a beautiful end of the summer party, and light up the night to benefit a great cau.... Read More

Light Up the Night for Child Abuse Victims! Celebrate the End of Summer with the Child Advocacy Center

Jul 19, 2021 at 09:20 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) – “Dance under the stars, mix and mingle, and enjoy a beautiful summer evening that will benefit a great cause,” said Child Advocacy Cent.... Read More

FRIDAYBeautiful Weather Forecast for the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children

Apr 29, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “The weather forecast for Friday is 73 degrees and sunny.  That is perfect walking weather,” announced Child Advocacy Center di.... Read More

FRIDAY: Beautiful Weather Forecast for the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children

Apr 29, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “The weather forecast for Friday is 73 degrees and sunny.  That is perfect walking weather,” announced Child Advocacy Center di.... Read More

Message from the Child Advocacy Center: PLEASE CONTACT STATE LEGISLATORS TO SUPPORT THE CHILD ADVOCACY CENTERS BUDGET AMENDMENT

Apr 26, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – “When the pandemic began last year we did not realize the impact it was going to have on child abuse cases,” stated Child Advocacy Center.... Read More

APRIL 30, 2021: Participate in the 6th Annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:59 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “Lace up your tennis shoes and join us for the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children,” announced Child Advocacy Center director, Sharon.... Read More

Child Abuse Cases Increase as COVID Dies Down in Rutherford County

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:49 pm by WGNS

Now that most children are back in school, Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport said that there has been an increase in child sexual abuse reports....D.... Read More