Rutherford County High Schools Embrace Synthetic Turf for Football Fields

Feb 22, 2024 at 12:07 pm by WGNS News

  CORRECTED and UPDATED: Rutherford County, TN - In a move signaling a significant upgrade to sports facilities across Rutherford County, several local high schools have.... Read More

Continued Growth for Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital and an Increase in Critical Care Beds

Dec 12, 2023 at 11:45 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In a year marked by continued growth in Rutherford County, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital continues to make advances to better serve the.... Read More

Architects Update Council on Concept Design for Planned Veterans Park

Nov 16, 2023 at 10:14 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council has directed City staff to proceed with design of a full layout of amenities for a community park on land along.... Read More

Cost for New School Constuction and Loan Rates will be Costly for Rutherford County

Nov 08, 2023 at 08:00 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Like home mortgages, loans of all kinds are seeing a rise in rates. This problem is currently hitting the Rutherford County Schools... That was.... Read More

The Planning of a New Park on Veterans Parkway in Murfreesboro Continues and Becomes More Concrete

Oct 31, 2023 at 10:21 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TENN. - Planning the layout of a new park along Veterans Parkway in Murfreesboro is underway now... That was Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Director Nate Williams..... Read More

Another great high school football regular season in the books

Oct 29, 2023 at 10:25 am by Danny Brewer

Time flies when you are having fun is one of those old sayings that has absolutely applied to the 2023 high school football regular season. After a few blinks of the eye and a.... 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

UPDATE: Growth Continues for Murfreesboro Parks & Rec - New Parks and New Admin Offices

Sep 26, 2023 at 03:01 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN – Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation will move their administrative offices to a new location on North Thompson Lane in the near future. Parks Di.... Read More

Evangelist / Guest Pastor at a Variety of Churches Arrested on Multiple Rape of a Child Charges in Murfreesboro

Sep 20, 2023 at 02:02 am by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - An evangelist who calls the Blackman area home is facing a slew of charges that revolve around the rape of a child. Benjamin Garlick was taken into.... Read More

UPDATE: Future Park Along Veterans Parkway

Aug 22, 2023 at 10:12 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro Parks and Rec officials are actively working on a plan for a future park along Veterans Parkway… That was Parks Director Nate Williams. A satellite Murfree.... Read More

Murfreesboro Council Approves Master Planning and Design Services for Blackman Park

Jul 20, 2023 at 07:44 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, July 20, 2023, to approve the Master Plan Task Order services for planning and designing Blackman Park..... Read More

Paid Summer Internships Connects Middle TN Teens to Career Building Opportunities

Jun 06, 2023 at 08:33 pm by WGNS News

Bank of America announced the names of four Nashville-area high school students who were selected for the Student Leaders® program (#BofAStudentLeaders), an eight-week pai.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools to Completely Rezone - While Also Planning to Open New School on 65-Acres of Former Batey Farm's Property

May 31, 2023 at 04:07 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - School zoning will soon change and the Rutherford County School Board will be working with an outside organization to help make those changes..... Read More
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UPDATE: Groundbreaking for the First 6 of 1,111 Homes to be Built at New 55+ Community in Murfreesboro was Held on Monday

May 25, 2023 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

UPDATED - MURFREESBORO, TN - A groundbreaking was held on Monday (05/22/2023) for six new model homes that will give potential homebuyers a glimpse into a new subdivision that.... 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
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New 55+ Community with 1,111 Homes on 522-Acres will be built on Highway 96 in Murfreesboro

May 05, 2023 at 06:00 am by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, TN - A new neighborhood is planned for Murfreesboro that will be exclusively built for those who are 55-years-old or older. The new community will sit on.... Read More

At Least 9,300 Addresses were Without Electricity on Monday Evening in Portions of Murfreesboro

Mar 20, 2023 at 05:41 pm by WGNS News

  Rutherford County, TN - Just before 4:45 on Monday afternoon, at least 9,300 customers with Middle Tennessee Electric lost their power. Amy Byers, the Public Relations.... Read More

Blackman paints a post-season masterpiece

Mar 07, 2023 at 09:59 pm by Danny Brewer

 Is there anything quite as nice as a post-season run in the sport of basketball? Yes, the regular season wins are good and meaningful. But, as we all know, this is a tou.... Read More

Blackman culinary team wins state competition

Mar 01, 2023 at 09:01 pm by WGNS News

Winner Winner, Three Course Dinner! Blackman High School Culinary Arts has brought home the first place award in the ProStart Culinary Arts state-level competition.  .... Read More

UPDATE: Man Previously Named as a Blackman Assistant Wrestling Coach Charged with Multiple Counts of Sexual Contact with a Minor by an Authority Figure

Feb 28, 2023 at 06:37 am by WGNS

UPDATED: (MURFREESBORO) A 27-year-old assistant wrestling coach at Blackman High School was booked into the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center under multiple charges. Ac.... Read More