Rutherford County School Board selects three candidates to interview for Director of Schools position

May 11, 2022 at 08:46 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - The Rutherford County Board of Education will interview three candidates for the Director of Schools position next week. A total of seven.... Read More

PREP SPORTS: New head volleyball coach at Blackman High School

May 09, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn) There’s a new Head Volleyball Coach at a Rutherford County School. Macie Pringle will be entering her first season as the Head Coach at Blackma.... Read More

Subject charged with DUI #5 in nearby Franklin, Tennessee

Mar 15, 2022 at 07:44 pm by WGNS

A Mt. Juliet man was apprehended in Williamson County and charged with his fifth DUI.A Franklin Police Officer on routine patrol apparently spotted 30-Year-old Dylan Scott L.... Read More

THE STARS: March 4th Star Party features Higgins detailing comet hunter’s 1700s quest

Mar 02, 2022 at 12:49 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU Physics and Astronomy professor Chuck Higgins continues the department’s spring Star Party series at 6:30 p.m. Frida.... Read More

Report shows 19.7% of Tennessee homes have 4+ bedrooms, 17th lowest in U.S.

Feb 10, 2022 at 11:46 am by WGNS

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans are rethinking whether their monthly mortgage payments should go towards obtaining bigger living spaces or securing the ease of.... Read More

Rutherford County recorded an unemployment rate of 3.7% in July, down from 4.5% in June

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:01 pm by WGNS

As Tennesseans continue to rejoin the workforce, all but one of the state’s 95 counties experienced lower unemployment in July, according to new data from the Department.... Read More

FirstBank Amphitheater to Open with Concerts Soon - Job Fair to Hire New Workers Nearing

Jun 17, 2021 at 09:30 am by WGNS

The FirstBank Amphitheater will open in the Thomspon's Station / Franklin area directly off of I-840 this August. As they prepare to host a full line of concerts, they are hir.... Read More

FirstBank Amphitheater set to Open with Greta Van Fleet in August

Jun 02, 2021 at 11:24 am by WGNS

The new FirstBank Amphitheater will soon open at the Graystone Quarry in Thompson’s Station. The amphitheater is just past the Rutherford County line in Williamson Count.... Read More

Man Accused of Exposing Himself to Teen Due in Court this August

May 28, 2021 at 08:44 am by WGNS

In nearby Franklin, TN, a man accused of exposing himself to a teen this month is due in court on August 4th.According to the Franklin Police Department, the public helped in.... Read More

More Reports of Road Rage in Middle Tennessee

May 25, 2021 at 11:36 am by WGNS

As the temperatures heat up, so does the road rage.In nearby Franklin, TN, a man is accused of pointing a handgun at another motorist. The incident occurred on May 11th at app.... Read More

Former Mid-State Securities Broker Sentenced To Federal Prison For Stealing From Elderly Clients

May 24, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

A former Investments Vice President at Raymond James & Associates, Inc. (Raymond James), was sentenced yesterday to five years in prison for stealing $933,500 from two eld.... Read More

Over 4,000 Children in Our Area are in need of Foster Parents

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:54 am by WGNS

Foster parents are in low supply right now, partly due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. But, there is no shortage of children in need of a loving family in Rutherford County&.... Read More

BUSINESS: First Community Mortgage names experienced mortgage manager as Vice President of Regional Production

Mar 18, 2021 at 10:21 am by WGNS

First Community Mortgage (FCM) in Murfreesboro has named Johnny Smith Vice President, Regional Production. He has over 20 years’ experience in the mortgag.... Read More

Major Gun Theft of Over 40 Guns in Franklin, TN

Feb 02, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

Just over the county line in nearby Williamson County, the Franklin Gun Shop was broken into and some 41 firearms stolen. The burglary occurred on January 28, 2021. The Lakevi.... Read More

RECAP: Middle TN Electric Crews Restore Electricity in the Eye of the Storm

Jan 26, 2021 at 05:35 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennessee Electric experienced a large scale power outage on Monday night, which was when the storms brewed through Middle Tennessee. The electric provider's spokespe.... Read More

Drive-thru Rapid COVID-19 Testing in Murfreesboro and Franklin

Jan 26, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

COVID-19 numbers are going down in Tennessee, compared to numbers in November and December of 2020. Currently, there are 2,061 active COVID cases in Rutherford County. Sadly.... Read More

Camera Reportedly Found in Female Restroom at Franklin, TN Gym Used by Middle and High School Students

Jan 22, 2021 at 11:08 am by WGNS

A camera was reportedly found inside a locker room where teens change into tumbling, cheer or gymnastics clothing. With more, here is WGNS’ Ron Jordan (hear soundbyte o.... Read More

Study Shows Murfreesboro, Nashville, Franklin, TN Areas Rank Best Places for Women Entrepreneurs

Dec 03, 2020 at 09:56 am by WGNS

While women have made strides in many areas of the business world, there’s a significant gender gap when it comes to entrepreneurship. In fact, the rate of working-age w.... Read More

Nearby Williamson County Re-Issues Mask Mandate to Fight COVID-19

Oct 22, 2020 at 11:25 am by WGNS

In nearby Williamson County, Tennessee, the mayor has decided to re-issue a mask mandate to ensure COVID-19 numbers drop. Thursday October 22, 2020, Williamson County Mayor Ro.... Read More

10,054 Active COVID-19 Unemployment Claims in Rutherford County

Sep 03, 2020 at 10:45 am by WGNS

The COVID-19 Unemployment numbers are back up in the Volunteer State. Between August 22nd and August 29th, there were 12,035 new unemployment claims.Despite the increase of ne.... Read More