LaVergne news

Second Positive Aging Conference Scheduled for April

Feb 19, 2024 at 09:38 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - The Second Positive Aging Conference is being planned and has already been scheduled for April 5, 2024. Dr. Deborah Lee, NHC Chair of Excellence in.... Read More

Local Inmates are Learning How to Live Life... Again

Feb 06, 2024 at 07:40 am by WGNS News

Inmate James, age 30, describes himself as a “real bad addict” who lost custody of his children. Fellow inmate Danny, who is 41, admits he didn’t think abo.... Read More

Over 15-Pounds of Methamphetamine Seized, Suspect Flees Area During Trial

Oct 09, 2023 at 09:52 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN – A man who was pulled over with a little more than 15-pounds of Crystal Methamphetamine has been convicted in a Rutherford County Sherif.... Read More

Rutherford County Seeing Public Safety Growth to Keep Pace with Population

Oct 04, 2023 at 02:07 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – With the September opening of another Public Health and Safety facility, Rutherford County is quickly seeing an all encompassing approach to.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County's Proposed Forensic Center

Oct 02, 2023 at 10:00 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN - UPDATE: In late August, funding provided by the State of Tennessee fell through for a proposed forensic center in Rutherford County, but that.... Read More

A Proposed Rutherford County Forensics Center was Not Approved by Commissioners

Sep 08, 2023 at 11:43 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A proposed forensics center will not be built in Rutherford County. Commissioner Craig Harris told WGNS that funding fell through… Votes to move.... Read More

New Accreditation for the Rutherford Co. Correctional Work Center

Sep 07, 2023 at 10:02 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County – TN: Rutherford County Correctional Work Center Superintendent William Cope announced Wednesday, September 6, 2023, that the Correctional Work Center.... Read More

Local Attorneys Show they Favor Terry A. Fann as the Next Circuit Court Judge for Rutherford / Cannon County

Aug 24, 2023 at 08:51 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The list of candidates asking to be considered for the position soon to be vacated by long time Rutherford and Cannon County Circuit Court Civi.... Read More

TailorMed Joins Forces with TwelveStone Health Partners to Improve Medication Access and Affordability

Aug 22, 2023 at 06:51 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - TailorMed, a leading technology company offering the nation’s largest network of patients, providers, pharmacies, life science companies, and other.... Read More

List of Candidates Vying to be the Next Rutherford County Circuit Judge has been Narrowed Down to Five

Aug 08, 2023 at 10:41 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – Early last month, WGNS reported news about the Honorable J. Mark Rogers, who announced his retirement after serving nearly 20-years as a judge in.... Read More

Rutherford County Circuit Court Judge to Retire in September

Jul 08, 2023 at 07:31 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – In Murfreesboro, the Honorable J. Mark Rogers is retiring on September 1, 2023. Judge Rogers, who graduated from MTSU in 1974 and later t.... Read More

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Announces its Annual Community Celebration Luncheon

Jul 07, 2023 at 06:15 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announces its Annual Community Celebration Luncheon and names the 2022-2023 award recipients on Wednesday.... Read More

Welcome: New Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies and School Resource Officers

May 05, 2023 at 07:47 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Welcome, new patrol deputies and SROs at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office in Murfreesboro. The hires include five new patrol deputies and t.... Read More
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Home Damaged by Fire on Wednesday Afternoon in La Vergne

May 03, 2023 at 07:08 pm by WGNS News

  La Vergne, TN - A La Vergne home was severely damaged due to a large structure fire. The blaze occurred on Wednesday, May 3rd along Forest Ridge Drive. Accordin.... Read More

6 Hometown Heroes Presented Awards 8th Annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children!

May 02, 2023 at 08:56 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO — District Attorney General Jennings Jones and Child Advocacy Center Director Sharon DeBoer presented the 2023 Hometown Heroes Awards at the.... Read More

Online Child Predators Could Be Talking to Your Children in Rutherford County

Apr 25, 2023 at 10:41 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - In today’s social media focused society, it is no wonder that children and teens feel so comfortable talking to strangers online. This holds espe.... Read More
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VA Tennessee Valley raises mental health, suicide prevention awareness through “The Road to Recovery” Ruck March

Apr 19, 2023 at 10:55 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Army Veteran and VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) employee Melvin Gatewood embarked on a 35-mile ruck march today to raise awarene.... Read More

Convicted Rapist in Rutherford County Receives a 100-Year Sentence

Apr 13, 2023 at 10:00 pm by WGNS News

  Rutherford County, TN - The hard work of Detective Marcy Gossett with the Smyrna Police Department landed a child rapist behind bars for the next 100-years. Sentencing.... Read More
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More than 50-Animals Rescued from Neglectful Conditions in LaVergne, TN

Mar 24, 2023 at 03:22 pm by WGNS News

LaVergne, Tenn – Animal Rescue Corps (ARC), a national animal protection nonprofit, rescued 48 dogs and 5 cats today from desperate hoarding conditions at a trailer in L.... Read More

Town of Smyrna Warns - Do Not Scan the QR Code

Mar 23, 2023 at 08:38 pm by WGNS News

Smyrna, TN – Officials in the Town of Smyrna has been made aware of SCAM QR codes being placed around Smyrna indicating "Scan to win a trip to Miami.” Authorities.... Read More