7-Children of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Employees Earned Scholarships from the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association

Jun 18, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Seven children of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office employees each earned $500 scholarships from the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association.Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh present.... Read More

MTSU's online options allow busy mom of 11 to return to college to pursue degree

Jun 17, 2021 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Going back to college as an adult is all about balancing your time between work, a family, a social life, and school. For Julie Witt, a mother of 11 children, finding a way to.... Read More

More than 5,500 MTSU scholars recently worked their way onto spring 2021 dean’s list

Jun 14, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University recently congratulated the 5,505 students who appeared on the dean’s list&nbs.... Read More

Investigation into Gun at Stewarts Creek High School in Rutherford County

May 25, 2021 at 02:47 pm by WGNS

UPDATED:  Students at Stewarts Creek High School in Smyrna were secured while school resource officers quickly removed a handgun from a student’s backpack this.... Read More

Sounds, in-person events bring MTSU orientation back to life

May 18, 2021 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The sounds — recent MTSU graduate Megan Johnson singing pop tunes, the nearby Honors College bell tower chiming on t.... Read More

MTSU Grad Studies waives admission tests, offers $1 application fee for unlimited number of prospective students

May 16, 2021 at 07:22 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — After a record increase in enrollment this fall, MTSU’s College of Graduate Studieswants prospective students seeking an advanced d.... Read More

Students shine in virtual, in-person showcase of research and creative activity

May 12, 2021 at 07:35 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For Lauren Hunsicker, a psychology major at Middle Tennessee State University, presenting her research to a live audience at the annual S.... Read More

Anna Young Wins Tennessee Right to Life's 22nd Annual Pro-Life Oratory Contest for High School Students

Apr 28, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

“If abortion is so empowering, why does the culture have to disguise it to make it seem more appealing to society. They use talking points and euphemisms to deceive&hell.... Read More

Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau Needs Your Help with the 28th TSSAA Spring Fling

Apr 19, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

Meal donations are needed to help with the TSSAA Spring Fling event, which is nearing.The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce says that as a sign of southern hospitality, th.... Read More

TBI Charges Two Students With Stealing Over $110,000 from MTSU

Mar 10, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has resulted in.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries Proposes a New "OLD" Idea to Help Children with Literature

Jan 19, 2021 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries founder Cliff Sharp said that the non-profit plans to work with the Murfreesboro City Schools to help students with reading. Sharp got the idea to help c.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter Announces Scholarship for Minority Students Seeking Medical Degree

Jan 18, 2021 at 07:39 pm by WGNS

The physicians of Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter (MMC) are proud to announce a new scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a U.S. medical/osteopathic sc.... Read More

Contest for Rutherford County High School Students: Imagine a Day Without Water

Sep 22, 2020 at 10:31 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro Water Resources Department Community Affairs team (MWRDCA) is getting students excited about the value of water with this yea.... Read More

Secretary of State Announces Essay Contest and Scholarship Opportunity for Tennessee Students Who Serve as Poll Officials

Sep 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Secretary of State’s office is launching a new essay contest for students age 16 and older who serve as poll officials for the Nov. 3 election. “Ser.... Read More

Student Success’s virtual Scholars Academy Summer Institute jump-starts college for freshmen

Sep 02, 2020 at 10:56 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Justin Williams began his freshman year in college at Middle Tennessee State University on Monday, Aug. 24.However, the interac.... Read More

MTSU students begin moving in to campus dorms starting Aug. 19 under strict COVID protocols, reduced occupancy

Aug 18, 2020 at 09:46 am by WGNS

Wednesday (8/19/2020) morning is the first day that new and returning MTSU students will move-in to their assigned university dorm buildings. Of course, this year that move in.... Read More

MTSU’s Aug. 8 grads will join historic Class of ’20 at university’s 2nd virtual commencement

Aug 03, 2020 at 09:44 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Many of MTSU's anticipated 795 summer 2020 graduates began picking up their regalia Friday to prepare for at-home celebrat.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools Seek Parent Input on Masks for the Upcoming School Year

Jul 14, 2020 at 07:28 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are asking parents for their input on students and staff wearing masks during the upcoming school year. On Tuesday (7/14/2020), parents received.... Read More

Education at the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center - Teen being held on murder charge Graduates

Jul 14, 2020 at 11:11 am by WGNS

Teens who were at the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center during COVID-19 continued learning when schools closed early. Judge Donna Scott Davenport told WGNS NEWS abou.... Read More