Mapping Rutherford County and Area School’s Growth

Oct 21, 2021 at 06:46 pm by WGNS

Growing up, Shane Morgan had an interest in drawing, drafting and industrial arts.For a short time, he studied engineering technology at Old Dominion University, but left to p.... Read More

First Responders in Rutherford County to host Trunk-or-Treat Event on TUESDAY (10/26/2021)

Oct 21, 2021 at 06:07 pm by WGNS

  On Tuesday (October 26, 2021), kids can wear their costumes and meet Sheriff's Deputies, Murfreesboro Police Officers, State Troopers and more. Rutherford County Sheri.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric is Thanking Teachers for their Dedication to Children in Rutherford County

Oct 20, 2021 at 06:21 pm by WGNS

October is known as National Co-op month, which is a great time to slow down and thank those who work for Middle Tennessee Electric. The local utility provider was founded i.... Read More

Angela Shofner recognized by Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

Oct 20, 2021 at 10:51 am by WGNS

Angela Shofner will receive the Public School Incentive Award later this week at the 2021 Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists conference.Sho.... Read More

CrimeStoppers in Rutherford County and a New App to Turn-In Crime Information

Oct 19, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (October 19, 2021) - Rutherford County Crime Stoppers and several area law enforcement agencies have joined the next generation of crime-fighting.... Read More

WGNS spoke to David O'Flaherty from the Rutherford County Library System

Oct 19, 2021 at 09:06 am by Producer

WGNS's Scott Walker spoke to David O'Flaherty from the circulation department at the Rutherford County Library System. We also learned of programs and heard about several upda.... Read More

Rutherford County Library Updates and Interviews

Oct 19, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

The local library system continues to offer great programs and opportunities in Rutherford County.Hear the latest news from the library below:Scroll down for library locations.... Read More

2020 U.S. Census Numbers Show Rutherford County has Just Under 350,000 Residents

Oct 15, 2021 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

New U.S. Census numbers are in and it looks as if Rutherford County has just under 342-thousand residents. County Commission District 20 had the highest rate of growth of an.... Read More

McFadden tops U.S. News’ first-ever statewide evaluation of elementary, middle schools

Oct 14, 2021 at 10:26 am by WGNS

Dr. Clark Blair was scrolling through his Twitter feed Monday morning when he saw a Tweet from U.S. News & World Report.The message contained a link announcing their.... Read More

Trick-or-Treaters to be out in full force this Halloween, but trick-or-treating on the historic square is CANCELLED

Oct 13, 2021 at 05:32 pm by WGNS

This Halloween season brings with it a hint of COVID-19, as parents remind their young ghosts and goblins to social distant themselves from others. That said, the annual can.... Read More

TN Department of Education Announces Rutherford County Schools, 78 other districts intend to participate in TN ALL Corps tutoring, serve nearly 150,000 students over three years

Oct 11, 2021 at 02:53 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Education announced 79 school districts — over half of all districts in the state — intend to participate in the Tennessee Ac.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Fired

Oct 08, 2021 at 11:57 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy is out of a job, due to a conduct violation.Sheriff’s spokesperson Lisa Marchesoni told WGNS NEWS, “The Sheriff’s.... Read More

Local Hospital Shares Tips for Saturday's Middle Half Marathon Prep

Oct 07, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

The 13th annual Middle Half Marathon is on Saturday and this year’s race will be on a slightly different course. Officials told WGNS NEWS the race will start in front of.... Read More

Rutherford County EMS of the Year Honored by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro

Oct 07, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Alice Swinford, Paramedic, was honored by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro on Wednesday October 6, 2021 as the Rutherford County EMS of the year at a special luncheon at Thro.... Read More

Tennessee consumer outlook plunges to all-time low

Oct 05, 2021 at 03:42 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Outlook among Tennessee consumers has plummeted to an all-time low, according to the latest statewide survey by Middle Tennessee State Un.... Read More

BUSINESS: Cajun Steamer Bar & Grill Will Open in Murfreesboro this November

Oct 05, 2021 at 03:24 pm by WGNS

If you’ve got a craving for authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine, good news—Cajun Steamer Bar & Grill is bringing Louisiana hospitality to Murfreesboro, Tennesse.... Read More

Lascassas Elementary one of multiple schools that recently conducted school safety drills

Oct 04, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

Teachers locked their children in classrooms when educational assistant Joanna Jones called a “Code Yellow” during a school safety drill Tuesday at Lascassas Eleme.... Read More

Gas Prices this week in Tennessee - What to Expect at the Pumps

Sep 27, 2021 at 10:37 am by WGNS

(TENNESSEE) - Gas prices in the Volunteer State have fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.85/gal today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,82.... Read More

Ten seniors from Rutherford County named National Merit Semifinalists

Sep 24, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

They are among the best and brightest students at the top high school in the state and, yet, being summoned to the principal’s office brought about a sense of anxiety an.... Read More

Yes on 1 Committee Announces Local Leadership in All 95 Counties

Sep 22, 2021 at 12:34 pm by WGNS

The Yes on 1 Committee announced Wednesday morning its regional and local leadership team, naming a county chairman in all 95 Tennessee counties. Yes on 1 will advocate for Am.... Read More