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

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

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

The Red Cross Needs Your Help - Donation Drives in Rutherford, Bedford and Coffee Counties

Sep 13, 2021 at 07:47 am by WGNS

When patients living with sickle cell disease face a sickle cell crisis, blood transfusions can make a lifesaving difference. That’s why the American Red Cross has launc.... Read More

Short Mountain Distillery Hosted the "Bonnaroo Refugee - The Detour event" - After Bonnaroo Cancelled

Sep 06, 2021 at 12:38 pm by WGNS

There was a large crowd at the Short Mountain Distillery in Cannon County this past weekend after the Cancellation of Bonnaroo. The distillery held what they called “B.... Read More

Federal Jury convicts former Manchester clinic owner of unlawful opioid distribution

Sep 06, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

On September 1, 2021, following a three-day trial in the United States District Court at Chattanooga, a jury convicted 64-year-old Mark Daniel Allen, formerly of Manchester, T.... Read More

Flooding Cancels 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Aug 31, 2021 at 04:53 pm by WGNS

(MANCHESTER, TN)  The 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has been canceled due to flooding from Hurricane Ida–related rain. The Manchester, Tennessee.... Read More

Bonnaroo to reduce camping capacity due to heavy rainfall; refunds being offered

Aug 31, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

Due to recent rainfall in Middle Tennessee, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival organizers announced late Monday that they expect areas of their campgrounds to be unusable and.... Read More

Bonnaroo Kicks Off Sept. 2nd and Continues through Sept. 5th

Aug 30, 2021 at 03:16 pm by WGNS

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival returns to nearby Manchester, Tennessee Sept. 2nd through the 5th with gates opening as early as Tuesday for some campers.In an effort to al.... 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

12-Year-Old Reported as Missing in Coffee County, TN

Jul 12, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

A 12-year-old who was reported as “MISSING” in nearby Coffee County, TN has yet to be located. According to the TBI, Lucian Gavin was last seen on June 29th 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

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

Two People Killed in I-24 Head-On-Collision in Rutherford County

Apr 29, 2021 at 05:53 pm by WGNS

Two people are confirmed dead after an I-24 auto accident that happened on Thursday (4/29/21) afternoon in Rutherford County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.The T.... 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