Media Commentary: Is it Fact or Fiction, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 16, 2022 at 08:47 pm by WGNS

Is it fact or fiction? With today’s media commentary, here’s Dr. Larry Burriss from the MTSU School of Journalism…    VERBATIM: “In the tr.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announce FREE summer food

May 13, 2022 at 04:12 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Rutherford County Schools will provide various venues for the free summer food program, which is open to any Rutherford County child aged 18 and younge.... Read More

Smyrna Police investigating theft at local cellphone store

May 11, 2022 at 10:15 am by WGNS

(Smyrna, Tenn.) - Smyrna Police are trying to locate an individual who was at a Smyrna AT&T store when a theft occurred (pictured above story). Officers say the subject ma.... Read More

Cheering On The Special Olympics in Rutherford County

May 11, 2022 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - Skills School Resource Officer Mike Farmer of Whitworth-Buchanan Middle School cheered on the school’s athletes competing in the Special.... Read More

Three Murfreesboro City Schools Earn TN STEM/STEAM School Status

May 10, 2022 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) is thrilled to announced that Black Fox, Hobgood and Salem Elementary were named Tennessee Designated STEM/STEAM Schools du.... Read More

Special Rutherford County SRO Fundraiser to Purchase School Clothing for Less Fortunate Students in Middle and High School

May 10, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – On May 14th, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office SRO Division aims to raise enough funds to purchase clothing for students that can&rsqu.... Read More

Rutherford County Teachers Receive FIRST Mentor Teacher of Excellence Award

May 06, 2022 at 06:29 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - Two Rutherford County Schools teachers have been honored for mentorship of student teachers.Both teachers — David Bonilla of Whitworth-Bu.... Read More

Siegel Chamber Choir Performs with Tennessee Philharmonic Orchestra

Apr 26, 2022 at 03:19 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TENN. - In Murfreesboro, the Siegel High School Chamber Choir, led by Mrs. Brenda Gregory and Dr. Gerald Patton, were the featured guest performers at the Spring.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announces 2021-2022 Teachers of the Year

Apr 14, 2022 at 09:05 am by WGNS

When Jessica Pinson was told she would be the high school choice for district-level Teacher of the Year, she was surprised.She also felt undeserving.“Simply because if I.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Virtual School ‘breaking down barriers’

Apr 13, 2022 at 12:48 pm by WGNS

“I am a trailblazer … always pushing myself further and breaking down barriers.”That is the motto of the Rutherford County Virtual School, which is now in i.... Read More

Tennessee bills prohibiting transgender school athletes from participating in sports events passes Senate

Apr 11, 2022 at 07:18 pm by WGNS

On Monday, the Tennessee Senate passed two bills prohibiting transgender school students from playing school sports opposite of the sex they were born as.Tennessee Senate Bill.... Read More

Riverdale High School Hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation “Brave the Shave” to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

Apr 05, 2022 at 03:02 pm by WGNS

Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro, TN, will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event to raise funds for lifesaving childhood ca.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Launch 5-Year Strategic Plan

Apr 04, 2022 at 07:49 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) The Murfreesboro City School (MCS) five-year strategic plan known as “Empowering MCS” was endorsed by the MCS school board during the March 22,.... Read More

Central Magnet student named best in show at STEM Expo

Mar 23, 2022 at 05:26 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools (RCS) middle and high school students presented STEM projects at the 4th annual countywide RCS STEM Expo Tuesday.  Projects were devel.... Read More

Blackman academy sophomores gain insight from many MTSU sources

Mar 21, 2022 at 07:41 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Already an entrepreneur at age 16, Gary Willis has his sights set on a business career. The Murfreesboro resident and Blackman High.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools’ STEM Expo set for Tuesday evening

Mar 21, 2022 at 02:12 pm by WGNS

After being forced to cancel in 2020 because of the pandemic, Rutherford County Schools is excited to once again hold the RCS STEM Expo. The event takes place tomorrow, Tuesda.... Read More

POLITICS: Frances Rosales Announces Candidacy for Rutherford County Board of Education

Mar 21, 2022 at 09:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN. — Frances Rosales, a community volunteer and parent living in Rutherford County, has announced her candidacy for a seat on the Rutherford County School.... Read More

UPDATE: MTSU Making Strides in the move of their Aerospace Program from Murfreesboro to Shelbyville

Mar 07, 2022 at 09:39 am by WGNS

WGNS continues to follow the growth of the MTSU Aerospace Program, which is making strides in receiving funding to build new classrooms and airplane hangars in nearby Shelbyvi.... Read More

MTSU to host March 22 ‘finish your degree’ Question & Answer session at Rutherford County Chamber

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:06 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Adults looking to return to college to finish their degree or considering attending college for the first time will have the opportunity to ha.... Read More

Rockvale Middle School teacher named Social Studies Teacher of the Year

Mar 03, 2022 at 11:19 am by WGNS

Brittany Taylor doesn’t want her students to just sit and listen as she teaches history lessons — she wants them to be completely engaged while they learn. &n.... Read More