Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce says more tourists are visiting our area

May 26, 2022 at 05:05 pm by WGNS

More and more tourists are choosing Rutherford County, that according to the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce. The chamber reported on local hotel occupancy rates Thursda.... Read More

Woman arrested after LaVergne License Plate Reader Notifies Police of Stolen Vehicle

May 26, 2022 at 04:37 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) One woman is behind bars after being arrested on Thursday (5/26/22), thanks to the La Vergne license plate reader system. The Blue Sentinel license plate.... Read More

Smyrna has the LOWEST Unemployment Figures in Rutherford County

May 26, 2022 at 03:58 pm by WGNS

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. – Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed nearly every county in Tennessee had unemployment ra.... Read More

UPDATE: Pedestrian hit by SUV on Old Fort Parkway was a 3-Year-Old Child

May 26, 2022 at 01:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – WGNS has more details on the pedestrian / SUV related accident that occurred on Thursday morning in Murfreesboro. Evidently, the victim was a.... Read More

Increased Patrol and a Sobriety Checkpoint this Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) plans to increase patrols and utilize a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of crashes across the state during.... Read More

Central Magnet rising senior wins national award

May 26, 2022 at 11:57 am by WGNS

Eliza Abston, a rising senior at Central Magnet School,  has been named a winner of the 2022 Carson Scholarship. Abston’s secret to winning the scholarship as a jun.... Read More

Cannon County Sheriff's Employee Accused of Animal Cruelty

May 26, 2022 at 11:43 am by WGNS

(Cannon County, TN) - In Woodbury, an employee with the Cannon County Sheriff’s Office was arrested this past week on charges of cruelty to animals. The Sheriff’s.... Read More

Arrest made in bomb threat that was called into a Nashville school

May 26, 2022 at 09:20 am by WGNS

(Middle Tennessee) WGNS has learned that only one-day before the May 18th shooting outside of the Riverdale High School graduation at the MTSU Murphy Center, there was a bomb.... Read More

SUV Vs. Pedestrian Accident on Old Fort Parkway at New Salem Road in Murfreesboro

May 26, 2022 at 08:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  According to police, the victim in the vehicle Vs. pedestrian accident was a three-year-old child. See the UPDATED NEWS STORY HERE. P.... Read More

Old bank that dates back to the 1920's on local square to re-open as a downtown restaurant

May 25, 2022 at 07:15 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) WGNS has an update on the old Mid South Bank building that was auctioned off in July of 2020. Two years ago, the building on the downtown square was owned by.... Read More

3K-plus new MTSU students ‘learn the ropes’ of campus experience during orientation

May 25, 2022 at 04:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Best friends and recent Bartlett High School graduates Kristen Gish and Han Mi Ko were part of MTSU’s newest wave of.... Read More

A 2021 prostitution/sex trafficking investigation in Murfreesboro leads to the indictment and arrest of a Florida man

May 25, 2022 at 01:46 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Special Investigations Division Vice Unit detectives, with assistance from special agents from the Fl.... Read More

Rutherford County School Growth Continues - One New School Per Year is Needed, but Costs Too High for Reality

May 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Growth continues throughout Rutherford County and the county schools are not immune to the rise in population. In discussing the growth, county school’s spokesperson Jam.... Read More

Proposed 20% Pay Increase for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

May 25, 2022 at 11:15 am by WGNS

In Rutherford County, Sheriff’s Deputies are some of the lowest paid law enforcement officers in our immediate area. At a recent Public Safety Committee meeting, Sheriff.... Read More

$40,838 Raised to support vulnerable patients in Rutherford County

May 24, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

$40,838 Was raised at the 2nd annual Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation Golf Tournament. The event was held earlier this month at the Stones River Country Club in Mu.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools are NOW Hiring

May 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School System is hiring and reports indicate multiple jobs are available. Some of positions that the schools will be filling include teachers, principals.... Read More

Spring Fling XXIX: This Week in Rutherford County this week

May 24, 2022 at 10:53 am by WGNS

Rutherford County is hosting Spring Fling this week. The event is TSSAA’s unique spring sports championship that involve seven different sports over a four-day period, T.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Case involving about $25,000 of Cocaine Headed to Court

May 24, 2022 at 07:48 am by WGNS

We have more news on several arrests made earlier this year in March (2022) that reportedly involved about $25,000 worth of cocaine that was confiscated by the Rutherford Coun.... Read More

From the Rutherford County Juvenile Court to the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

May 23, 2022 at 03:16 pm by WGNS

Stacy Lynch has joined the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts as their new Court Improvement Program (CIP) Director. Lynch comes to the AOC from the Juvenile Court.... Read More

Audio Commentary: MTSU looks at American Speeches and More

May 23, 2022 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Real Americans in our history and making a statement. With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss…    Verbatim of above audio: “We'v.... Read More