LaVergne news

Rutherford County Schools and SRO's Speak on School Safety as Schools Reopen Friday

Aug 03, 2022 at 10:50 am by WGNS

  Protecting the safety of students, teachers and staff still remains the core of school resource officers after Rutherford County launched the first SRO program in Tenn.... Read More

Rutherford County School System is the Fastest Growing System in Tennessee - Salary Study to be Conducted to Prepare for Continued Growth

Jul 14, 2022 at 05:17 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have announced plans to move forward with an employee salary study. Director of Schools Dr. Jimmy Sullivan said a third-party vendor will oversee.... Read More

LaVergne Fire & Rescue Dept. Partner with IROL for Easier Fire Inspection Reporting

Jul 11, 2022 at 02:42 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The City of La Vergne Fire and Rescue Department has partnered with a web-based reporting system to make it easier for inspection companies to submit a.... Read More

Burn Ban Lifted in Rutherford County

Jul 11, 2022 at 01:24 pm by WGNS

  Rain has helped to lift the burn ban that was issued on June 24, 2022. Rutherford County Fire & Rescue are asking that residents remember that while State Forestry.... Read More

Better Business Bureau Reminds Listeners of SCAMS - Find the right contractor (With Audio)

Jul 05, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

There have been lots of scams over the years involving roof replacement or sealing driveways, as noted by the local Better Business Bureau. In fact, a large number of resident.... Read More

The intertwined complexity of drug addiction and trauma - mixed with illicit street drugs, fake pills and the recent COVID Pandemic

Jun 30, 2022 at 06:50 pm by WGNS

More and more deaths are being blamed on drug overdoes. Elliot Pinsly, President & CEO of the Behavioral Health Foundation, told WGNS NEWS... Unknowingly, users are buyi.... Read More

La Vergne City Council's 2022-23 annual budget goes into effect on Friday, July 1st

Jun 30, 2022 at 05:10 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The La Vergne Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved a new budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year which includes not only a lowered property tax rate but road.... Read More

Recent expungement clinic in Rutherford County helped those who made mistakes 10 to 20-years ago

Jun 30, 2022 at 04:03 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) An expungement clinic was held earlier this week in Rutherford County, as a way to help individuals wanting to have past criminal convictions removed.... Read More

Political Forum for the Rutherford County Mayor race on WGNS - Listen to the Forum Here

Jun 30, 2022 at 10:48 am by WGNS

Today, WGNS hosted a political forum for those running for Rutherford County Mayor, as the Rutherford County General Election nears. Election Date: August 4, 2022 Early Vo.... Read More

Pay Raise for Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and ALL Rutherford County Employees APPROVED

Jun 29, 2022 at 11:41 am by WGNS

Rutherford County has approved their 2022-2023 budget, without impacting taxpayers… That was County Mayor Bill Ketron, who also noted the budget includes a historic pay.... Read More

Investigation Results in 4 Arrests and the recovery of 5 handguns and 2 Stolen Vehicles

Jun 29, 2022 at 09:55 am by WGNS

An investigation by detectives in Nashville on Monday led to four arrests and the recovery of two stolen vehicles, five handguns, six key fobs, 3.7 grams of cocaine, 60 grams.... Read More

Families First Participants to Receive One-Time $450 Payment July 1st

Jun 29, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is providing extra support to thousands of families who receive monthly cash assistance through the state’s Families Fi.... Read More

Former MTSU Employee accused of Stalking Woman on Campus and Impersonating Police Officer

Jun 29, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

UPDATED (06/28/22): We have more news on a subject who was arrested for allegedly stalking a woman on the MTSU campus. The accused suspect, who is now a former employee of the.... Read More

Tennessee is 7th least expensive market in the nation

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:59 pm by WGNS

  Gas prices across Tennessee fell for the second week in a row - providing a bit of good news for the 945,000 Tennesseans expected to hit the road later this week.... Read More

4 Pounds of Fentanyl-Laced Meth is Off the Streets of Middle Tennessee

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Over 4-pounds of meth is off the streets in Middle Tennessee, thanks to recent arrests made in Nashville. There, Metro narcotics detectives, joined by TBI agents, on Sunday.... Read More

New LaVergne Fire Station is in the Works - Fire Station 41

Jun 26, 2022 at 01:21 pm by WGNS

The City of LaVergne will soon have a new fire hall. Earlier this month, the goodbyes were said to their old fire administration building and the former civic auditorium on.... Read More

Arrest in Drug Overdose Death of Rutherford County Woman

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

    A months-long investigation into the June 2021 fentanyl overdose death of a Rutherford County woman has resulted in the indictment of accused drug seller Blake.... Read More

8-New Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies and 13-New Murfreesboro Police Officers

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

  There are 21-new law enforcement officers in our community. Of that number, 8-Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies (photo above) and 13-Murfreesboro Police Offic.... Read More

La Vergne Fire Marshal’s Office Issues Citywide Burn Ban / Rutherford County and Murfreesboro Previously Issued Ban

Jun 25, 2022 at 05:32 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) After much consideration and observation of the vegetation conditions in La Vergne, the City’s fire marshal has issued a burn ban on all open bur.... Read More

Bi-annual Holocaust Studies Education Conference in Murfreesboro

Jun 25, 2022 at 05:20 pm by WGNS

After a nearly four-year interruption due to international COVID-related travel restrictions, Middle Tennessee State University will again host its bi-annual Holocaust Studies.... Read More