MTSU CUSTOMS Orientation Acclimates Class of ’28 Students to their New Home

May 17, 2024 at 12:01 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Just 10 days after the spring Class of 2024 departed from Middle Tennessee State University, the first wave of the Class of ’28 ent.... Read More

‘Saddle Up’ for Fun, Good Cause at April 20th ACE Learning Center Fundraiser

Apr 10, 2024 at 04:26 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Mark your calendars for the 17th annual “Saddle Up” FUN-draiser event on Saturday, April 20, to support Middle T.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools to Host Job Fair - Feb. 3

Jan 30, 2024 at 12:35 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro City Schools will host a district wide job fair from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 3 at Black Fox Elementary School. The fair is designed to introduce.... Read More

Bedford County Sheriff’s Office to Teach the L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs & Violence) Program

Jan 10, 2024 at 11:00 am by WGNS News

BEDFORD COUNTY, TN – Starting the week of January 15, 325 students in the fifth grade at Cascade Elementary School, Community Elementary School and Liberty School will b.... Read More

New Members to the Local Workforce as TCAT Celebrates 150+ Graduates

Dec 29, 2023 at 07:31 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The Tennessee College of Applied Technology, established in 1963 by the General Assembly, has been a cornerstone of workforce development.... Read More

55 Professionals Part of December Graduating Cohort of Job-Embedded Teachers

Dec 26, 2023 at 11:06 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - 55 industry professionals are now fully licensed Rutherford County teachers thanks to the school district’s Teach Now program. Teach Now is an E.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Seeking Help in Solving a Neighborhood Burglary Case

Dec 15, 2023 at 12:39 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - Murfreesboro Police detectives are actively seeking the public's help in identifying a person of interest wanted for questioning regarding a residential bur.... Read More

City Schools Foundation Awards over $100,000 to Murfreesboro Educators

Nov 14, 2023 at 11:54 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) The City Schools Foundation distributed a record setting $106,000 in grants to Murfreesboro City School teachers.  The Foundation asks educators to sub.... Read More

New Term to Start in January for the EMT Course at TCAT

Nov 07, 2023 at 10:00 am by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN – The new EMT program is off to a great start with one session of classes wrapping up and a new one beginning.  Tennessee College of Applie.... Read More

12-Year-Old Leaven Needs a Kidney Transplant - Hear the WGNS Interview

Oct 18, 2023 at 11:41 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - All too often we see someone who appears to be going through some type of struggle, but seldom do we know why – nor do we ask. For one Murfree.... Read More

New Dean of Education at MTSU Talks About Working with Local Schools to Hire, Retain and Create More Teachers

Oct 18, 2023 at 12:00 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - With a nationwide teacher shortage, WGNS asked the new dean of the MTSU College of Education what can be done to better hire and keep teachers. *Dr..... Read More

Read To Succeed: 19th Annual “Reading in the Schools Day"

Oct 02, 2023 at 01:38 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - On Friday, September 22nd, Read To Succeed celebrated their 19th annual “Reading in the Schools Day” throughout Rutherford County. 35 schoo.... Read More

Former Oakland Patriot Joining LSU Tigers Coaching Staff

Aug 28, 2023 at 04:35 pm by WGNS News

Jacoby Stevens, Oakland Patriot alumni class of 2017 and former Sixth Round NFL Draft Pick, is eager to learn from LSU Head Football Coach Brian Kelly and others on the coac.... Read More

Opinion: More Conversations Needed in Public Education

Aug 17, 2023 at 04:56 pm by WGNS News

OPINION: Professional Educators of Tennessee helps policymakers emphasize the importance of quality education and the challenges faced by public schools and educators. We play.... Read More

The Kittrell School Reunion Scheduled for September

Aug 03, 2023 at 09:32 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - An annual event enjoyed by former Kittrell School students will be held at the Science Hill Church of Christ next month. The Kittrell School Reunion.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools High School Summit Wraps Up Summer Training Series

Jul 18, 2023 at 05:11 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County’s two-day high school summer summit wrapped up today at Siegel High School. Principals and teachers returned from summer break.... Read More

Elementary Summer Summit Provides Professional Development Opportunity

Jul 10, 2023 at 01:39 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County Schools kickstarted its professional development opportunities for the 2023-24 school year with this year’s Elementary Summer S.... Read More

Eagleville, Siegel High celebrate BASS teams’ qualification for National Championship

Jun 08, 2023 at 09:52 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County’s high school BASS Teams had an outstanding performance in the recent state fishing tournament. During the event, held on Dougl.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Releases Third-Grade TCAP Information

May 24, 2023 at 08:34 am by WGNS News

Preliminary data shows 43.5 percent of Rutherford County third-graders were proficient on the English Language Arts portion of the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Prog.... Read More

Jessica Jackson named next principal of Blackman Middle

May 22, 2023 at 11:04 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Jessica Jackson has been named as the next principal of Blackman Middle School. She first joined Rutherford County Schools in 2006. Previously, she se.... Read More