Williamson County

Middle Tennessee Police Seek Suspect in Senior Citizen Credit Card Theft

May 23, 2024 at 11:26 pm by WGNS News

Law enforcement in Middle Tennessee is on the lookout for a theft suspect. Detectives with the Franklin Police Department confirmed they are searching for a woman suspected.... Read More

Smyrna Again Leads Rutherford County with Lowest Unemployment Rate in April

May 23, 2024 at 10:39 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Tennessee Department of Labor has released the latest unemployment figures, highlighting Rutherford County as one of the top ten counties with the.... Read More

11-Year-Old Victim in Shopping Mall Restroom Recording

May 14, 2024 at 09:23 pm by WGNS News

FRANKLIN, TN - It’s believed the culprit arrived at a popular Williamson County shopping mall in a grey or silver SUV. There, Franklin authorities say the man was accuse.... Read More

Former Music Producer from Nearby Franklin Found Guilty of Sex Crimes Against Minor

May 06, 2024 at 10:32 pm by WGNS News

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN - In neighboring Williamson County, a former music producer from Franklin, TN was convicted of sex crimes against a minor on Wednesday. 55-Year-old Sa.... Read More

Mail Mishap: Franklin Police Seek Man Suspected of Stealing Packages

Apr 30, 2024 at 08:02 pm by WGNS News

  FRANKLIN, TN - In a tale as old as time (or at least as old as doorbell cameras), detectives with the Franklin Police Department are embarking on a quest to determine.... Read More

Gas and Diesel Prices in Rutherford County This Week

Apr 29, 2024 at 06:03 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.23/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,8.... Read More

Gas and Diesel Prices Down to Start This Week

Apr 22, 2024 at 07:11 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 5.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.21/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,.... Read More

I-840 Closure in Williamson County After Railroad Equipment Damages Overpass

Apr 16, 2024 at 02:09 pm by WGNS News

  Williamson County, TN - Law enforcement agencies were compelled to close a section of Interstate 840 in Williamson County on Tuesday morning following an incident wher.... Read More

Gas and Diesel Prices in Rutherford County This Week (April 15, 2024)

Apr 15, 2024 at 07:03 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas has risen by .8-cents over the past week in Tennessee, with Monday's price hitting $3.28.... Read More

Rutherford County Holds on to Lower Gas Prices than Most Counties

Apr 08, 2024 at 09:46 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – As we close out the first day of a new week, gas prices once again inched upwards compared to prices this past week, with the cost of fuel in.... Read More

High-Speed Chase in Murfreesboro on Monday Night

Apr 02, 2024 at 05:08 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A felon wanted on aggravated domestic assault charges was arrested after trying to evade Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies and attempt.... Read More

February Statistics Show Decreases in Unemployment for Cities Within Rutherford County

Mar 28, 2024 at 06:27 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County boasts the third-lowest unemployment rate in the state, standing at just 2.2%. Data released by the State of Tennessee reveals that.... Read More

Local Gas Prices Lower than Counties North and West of Murfreesboro

Mar 25, 2024 at 03:14 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Pump price increases across the state gained momentum last week, rising nine cents on average. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now.... Read More

Suspect in the Murder of a Twice Daily Gas Station Employee in Smyrna Awaits Next Court Date

Jan 08, 2024 at 04:05 pm by WGNS News

  SMYRNA, TN - In August of 2022, Smyrna Police responded to a shooting at the Twice Daily gas station at the corner of Sam Ridley and Stonecrest Parkway. Upon their arr.... Read More

Local Residents Should Beware of Continued Jury Duty Scam Calls

Jan 03, 2024 at 10:45 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN - The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is cautioning residents about a recent phone scam in which perpetrators falsely claim to be sheriff's deputi.... Read More

Tennessee Contemplates Flag Display Overhaul in Public Schools

Jan 03, 2024 at 01:44 pm by WGNS News

WILLIAMSON COUNTY,  TN - In a bold legislative move, Tennessee stands on the brink of becoming a trailblazer as a proposed bill seeks to redefine flag displays in public.... Read More

Undercover TBI Operation Focused on Suspects Wanting to Engage in Commercial Sex Acts with Minors Nets 2 From Rutherford County Being Arrested in Williamson County

Nov 22, 2023 at 10:34 pm by WGNS News

WILLIAMSON COUNTY – An undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department, the Spring Hill.... Read More

New Rutherford County Judge Originally Saw Himself Working in Agriculture

Nov 20, 2023 at 01:47 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The new judge for the seat that was vacated by long time Rutherford and Cannon County Circuit Court Civil Judge J. Mark Rogers has been decided.... Read More

More Scam Alerts to Bring Listeners Up-to-Date On

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:38 pm by WGNS News

As we approach the holidays, you can expect to hear more and more about scams. While WGNS typically highlights scams in Rutherford County, this story is too close to home to.... Read More

Gas and Diesel Prices in Rutherford County This Week

Nov 06, 2023 at 10:11 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Last week, Tennesseans saw about a 7-cent rise in gas prices. This week, GasBuddy reports the Volunteer State has seen an 8.2 cents fall in the price.... Read More