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

Local school's to hold safety drills for an active shooter and more on September 27th

Sep 16, 2021 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

Being a school resource officer has changed over the years and more than likely, what they train for in schools today, would not have been imaginable in the 1980's and perha.... Read More

Eagleville seniors giving back to K-12 school through ‘challenges’

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Eagleville has been a unique community well-before it agreed to become part of Rutherford County in 1877.Today, it remains the only K-12 school in the district and, in her fir.... Read More

Fitzhugh to Run for Re-election to Rutherford County Sheriff

Sep 16, 2021 at 09:53 am by WGNS

Press Release from Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh on his plan to run for re-election for the Rutherford County Sheriff:MURFREESBORO – Rutherford County Sheriff.... Read More

Local Businessman Receives Award from Special Kids in Murfreesboro

Sep 15, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

PHOTO: Special Kids Executive Director Chris Truelove presented John Floyd with the award along with a commemorative plaque earlier this summer, having this to say about.... Read More

SAVE THE DATE: Rutherford County Hosts FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection November 6

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN (September 13, 2021)—Rutherford County will host a free Household Hazardous Waste Collections (HHW) on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Items can be tak.... Read More