Blackman High wins ‘No Trash November’ donation

Jan 10, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Blackman High School’s creative PSA-style videos have won the school a “beautification donation” from the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Of 55.... Read More

More Details on Potential Land Swap Between the City of Murfreesboro and Electric Provider

Dec 21, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

Land that is currently owned by Middle Tennessee Electric on Veterans Parkway will likely become a new city park, if the City of Murfreesboro moves forward with a land swap.Th.... Read More

Park planning in West Murfreesboro would shift to new location if “property swap” with MTE wins City Council approval

Dec 03, 2021 at 07:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, Dec. 2, to approve City staff moving forward with negotiation, due diligence, and document prepa.... 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

Rutherford County Health Department and Partners Open Additional COVID-19 Testing Site on North End of County

Oct 07, 2021 at 02:48 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(October 7, 2021) Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD), City of La Vergne, and CH Consulting Solutions are partnering to offer COVID-19 testi.... Read More

UPDATE: Groundbreaking for New Neighborhood Hospital in Blackman Community

Sep 27, 2021 at 11:23 am by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford will host a groundbreaking ceremony for Tennessee’s first neighborhood hospital on Veterans Parkway.... Read More
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Cracker Barrel donates 300 chef jackets to Blackman culinary program

Aug 25, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

The Blackman High culinary program was one of a dozen schools throughout Middle Tennessee to receive in upwards of 300 of the 4,000 chef jackets donated by Cracker Barrel.Blac.... Read More

Football Camp this week in Murfreesboro

Jun 14, 2021 at 11:38 am by WGNS

If you are in the area of Blackman High School this week, you may see a lot of football action. The BlazinFast Football Camp takes place this week at the Rutherford County ope.... Read More

Over 1,000 Rutherford County School Students Participating in Credit Recovery - Summer School Programs

Jun 11, 2021 at 08:57 am by WGNS

The 2020-2021 school year was not ideal for anyone.  For some students, it proved to be problematic. Jakob Salas was one of those students.A senior at Smyrna High School,.... Read More

Five Rutherford County graduates will attend prestigious United States Air Force, Naval and Military Academy at West Point; four seniors presented with ROTC Distinguished Leader Graduate Awar

May 11, 2021 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Lance Garcia was 10 years old when his father decided to enlist in the United States Air Force.The Central Magnet senior’s grandfather did the same in the 1940s.“T.... Read More

Park planning in West Murfreesboro resumes on acreage off Hwy 96

Apr 08, 2021 at 11:51 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department is resuming plans for development of a large West Park located on 154 acres a mile west of Ve.... Read More

Drive-By Shooting in Blackman Area Tuesday

Mar 23, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

One homeowner suffered injuries during a drive-by shooting Tuesday monring in the Blackman community near Murfreesboro, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s captain said.The 63.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Continue their Search for Land in Blackman Area for up to 3 New Schools

Jan 27, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools continue to search for more property in one of the fastest growing areas of the community…That was Assistant Superintendent Trey Lee with.... Read More

Blackman High School Switches to Distance Learning

Dec 09, 2020 at 09:45 pm by WGNS

More school updates in Rutherford County due to COVID-19…Most recently, Blackman High School parents have been notified that the school will move to distance learning f.... Read More

Blackman High School distance-learning extended until Monday, Nov. 16

Nov 11, 2020 at 09:37 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update on Blackman High School and their in-person reopening date, which was recently extended. In-person students will now return on Monday, Nov. 16, unless they.... Read More

New Fire Hall in Blackman area of Murfreesboro Now Open

Aug 13, 2020 at 11:22 am by WGNS

Little has been said about the opening of a new fire station in Murfreesboro…That was fire chief Mark Foulks. The opening of Station 11 means better coverage of th.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Sgt. headed to new career as a Blackman Educator

Jul 14, 2020 at 10:31 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office recently honored Sgt. Jimmy Cassidy. Sgt. Cassidy served the county for 22 years. He was part of the Sheriff's Services Unit.Cassi.... Read More