Rutherford County Responds to Growing Student Population with New Schools and Projects

Jul 12, 2024 at 02:34 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - While the Human Resource Department within the Rutherford County Schools conduct interviews for future teachers and staff, construction cre.... Read More

La Vergne Police Department Issues Scam Alert

Jun 07, 2024 at 07:17 pm by WGNS News

La Vergne, Tenn. — The La Vergne Police Department has issued a scam alert, warning residents of a new phone scam targeting community members. Scammers are posing as h.... Read More

UPDATE: Victims, Suspects Identified in LaVergne Double Homicide

May 29, 2024 at 05:55 pm by WGNS News

  LA VERGNE, TN - The La Vergne Police Department has identified the victims and suspects involved in a double homicide that occurred on Tuesday, May 28, 2024. The tragi.... Read More

Double Homicide in La Vergne: Four in Custody

May 28, 2024 at 09:22 pm by WGNS News

La Vergne, Tenn. – Four people are in custody following a double homicide that occurred on Tuesday night at an apartment complex on Murfreesboro Road. The incident unfol.... Read More

Cross-Town Chase: Smyrna Suspect Escapes into La Vergne

Apr 25, 2024 at 11:51 am by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - In a tense turn of events, the Smyrna Police Department initiated a pursuit today that extended into La Vergne, leaving residents on edge and authorities on high.... Read More

La Vergne Library Partners with Educational Centers to Offer Free Access to STEM Attractions

Mar 20, 2024 at 06:25 pm by Chandelar Williams

La Vergne, TN - In a groundbreaking initiative aimed at enhancing educational access for La Vergne families, a recent master’s graduate and La Vergne High School alumna,.... Read More

Rutherford County and Surrounding Areas Benefit as Tennessee Rescue Squads Secure $3 Million in Grants for Lifesaving Equipment

Mar 12, 2024 at 03:51 pm by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - Tennessee's Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) have recently announced that 104 T.... Read More

Street Racer Initiative Yields Five Arrests in Nashville Crackdown

Feb 26, 2024 at 05:43 pm by Chandelar Williams

Nashville, TN - In an effort to crack down on street racing, the Traffic Division, with assistance from MNPD Aviation, conducted a Street Racer Initiative Saturday night resul.... Read More

La Vergne Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Robbery Suspects

Feb 16, 2024 at 10:29 pm by Chandelar Williams

La Vergne, TN - La Vergne police are seeking assistance in identifying two individuals involved in a recent robbery. The incident occurred on Wednesday, February 14, around 1:.... Read More

House Fire in La Vergne Displaces Residents: No Injuries Reported

Feb 15, 2024 at 04:46 pm by Chandelar Williams

La Vergne, TN - A house fire in La Vergne has displaced two adults and a child. The fire was reported around 11:00 a.m. on Bobby Drive, and firefighters promptly extinguished.... Read More

La Vergne Residents Arrested in Antioch Street Racing Incident

Feb 08, 2024 at 07:30 pm by Chandelar Williams

Nashville, TN - Two individuals from Rutherford County are currently in custody for their alleged involvement in a street racing event dubbed "Wet & Wild" that occurred in.... Read More

Three Arrested in La Vergne Drug Bust: Seized Drugs and Firearms

Feb 01, 2024 at 11:43 am by Chandelar Williams

La Vergne, TN- Three individuals were allegedly apprehended following the execution of a search warrant at a La Vergne residence on Tuesday. As allegedly stated by La Vergne o.... Read More

Early Morning Rescue: Woman Safely Extracted After Car Crashes in La Vergne

Jan 24, 2024 at 11:38 am by Chandelar Williams

LA VERGNE, TN - In the early hours of Tuesday Jan. 23rd, a serious crash unfolded in La Vergne, leaving a car wedged inside a culvert. The driver, a woman, veered off the road.... Read More

La Vergne Gears Up for Inspiring Martin Luther King Jr. Day Ceremony

Jan 09, 2024 at 03:05 pm by WGNS News

  La Vergne, Tennessee - As the nation prepares to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., La Vergne is set to host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Ceremony on.... Read More

Navigating Co-Parenting for Divorced or Separated Couples

Dec 01, 2023 at 07:49 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In a proactive move to support separated or divorced parents in Rutherford County, an upcoming co-parenting class aims to equip them with essential s.... Read More

COMMENTARY: The Retail Merge of Thanksgiving and Christmas, by Professor Larry Burriss

Nov 13, 2023 at 02:54 pm by WGNS News

Years ago, there was a line drawn between the dates leading up to Thanksgiving and Christmas. But today, there's no line between the dates and a visit to any retailer would.... Read More

Veterans Day Ceremony in La Vergne, TN on November 11, 2023

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:45 pm by WGNS News

LA VERGNE, TENN - In honor of the Veterans who have served in the armed forces, the City of La Vergne will be holding its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11 at La Ver.... Read More

Zombies Invading La Vergne

Sep 26, 2023 at 06:27 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, TN) La Vergne’s Parks and Recreation Department warns that zombies will invade Veterans Memorial Park (115 Floyd Mayfield Dr.) on Saturday, October.... Read More

Moss Rd. Fire Friday PM

Sep 16, 2023 at 06:09 am by WGNS

(La VERGNE, TN) A Friday afternoon blaze on Moss Road displaced one Rutherford County family. La Vergne Fire-Rescue got the call around 3:30PM. Fire-Rescue officials said the.... Read More

Gas Prices UP by 8-Cents and Diesel Remains in the $3.60 Range

Jul 24, 2023 at 06:32 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 8.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.16/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821.... Read More