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UPDATED: Saturday Brought Protest to Murfreesboro, Highlighting Transgender Surgery Among the Teenage Community and More

Jan 29, 2023 at 01:16 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) WGNS was at the "Teens Against Gender Mutilation Rally" on Saturday (01/28/2023). The event was held on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza in front of the City Ha.... Read More

Teens Against Gender Mutilation Rally will be held on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza This Saturday (Jan. 28, 2023)

Jan 27, 2023 at 06:54 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) An event will be held on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza this Saturday that focuses on what many are calling ‘gender mutilation.’  15-Year-old.... Read More

AUDIO COMMENTARY: Today's Youth are Missing Their Critical Thinking Skills, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Dec 21, 2022 at 11:39 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) The lack of critical thinking skills in today’s youth can troubling – with more on today’s commentary, here is MTSU Professor of Jour.... Read More

Local Event for Area Youth to be held on October 22nd in Smyrna

Oct 10, 2022 at 09:44 am by WGNS News

A nonprofit outreach ministry that serves Rutherford County will host a community event entitled, “The Annual Soldiers 4 Christ Youth Explosion.” Nikita Martin sta.... Read More

AAA: The 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers Have Begun

Jun 01, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Memorial Day weekend marked the unofficial start of summer and a dangerous time of year for young drivers. Nationwide, more than 30 percent of deaths involving teen drivers oc.... Read More

Rutherford County Ranked at #4 out of 95 Counties for Child Well-Being in Tennessee

Mar 22, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

  The Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth released their annual Child Well-Being report. The analysis shows Rutherford County is in the top percentile for positiv.... Read More

Training future deputies in Rutherford County

Mar 15, 2022 at 03:43 pm by WGNS

Training future deputies is one of the goals that the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has with a special program geared towards teens and young adults. Youths ages 14 to.... Read More

Nearly half of Tennessee kids spend more than 2 hours per day on noneducational screen time

Feb 16, 2022 at 01:20 pm by WGNS

Nearly 50% of Tennessee parents said their children spend 2 hours or more on noneducational screen time each day, despite over two-thirds of parents reporting that they place.... Read More

Children Story Time and Creative Writing Events at the Local Libraries throughout Rutherford County

Feb 15, 2022 at 07:10 am by WGNS

Storytime is back at the local library in downtown Murfreesboro. Katie Turner with Linebaugh Youth Services told WGNS NEWS that starting this Spring, the library will focus on.... Read More

Teen Dating Violence and Prevention - Rutherford / Cannon County Child Advocacy Center says to “Talk About It!”

Feb 14, 2022 at 02:45 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and the Child Advocacy Center wants you to, “Talk About It!” with your teens. Preventio.... Read More

Teens Accused of Carjacking Spree

Oct 05, 2021 at 09:47 am by WGNS

In Nashville, a continuing effort by detectives assigned to a special robbery initiative led to the arrest of three juveniles (two females and one male) this past Saturda.... Read More

Two Teens Become Lost in Barfield Park Saturday Night

Aug 08, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police and Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue were called to Barfield Park after two teenagers went missing on Saturday night. Evidently, the two girls said they became.... Read More

Free Driving Class for Teens in Rutherford County

Apr 26, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Teens may learn driving skills in free DRIVE classTeens interested in improving driving skills may take the virtual, free Defense Response Improving Vehicle Education class.... Read More

The TN Bureau of Investigation Releases Report on School Crime in Tennessee

Mar 18, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two new studies Thursday, detailing the volume and nature of crime on school campuses and crime identified as having a domestic.... Read More

Campaign Seeks to Educate Teens on Dangers of Fentanyl

Nov 12, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

TN Court News: For far too many Americans, the opioid epidemic has become an all too familiar tragedy. Friends, colleagues, and family members across the country have had th.... Read More

Nearly one third of Tennessee parents are worried their child has an undiagnosed mental health condition, new poll finds

Jul 15, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

One third of Tennessee parents with children aged 6-17 are worried their child has an undiagnosed mental health condition, a new poll from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Heal.... 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