United Communications Awarded $7.98M to Expand its 10-County Fiber Network in Middle Tennessee

May 22, 2024 at 11:01 am by WGNS News

Local internet provider United Communications announced that its recent $7.98 million award through the Middle Mile Buildout grant program will add 267 miles of high.... 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

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

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

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

Franklin Man Indicted on Federal Child Exploitation and Immigration Offenses, while Also Facing 15+ Rape and Child Rape Charges Locally

Mar 25, 2024 at 09:42 pm by WGNS News

Williamson County, TN - Next door to Rutherford County, in Franklin, Tennessee, a man is facing a slew of federal criminal charges alongside numerous local charges, includin.... Read More

Franklin Man Arrested on Unlawful Image Dissemination Charges

Feb 28, 2024 at 03:44 pm by WGNS News

  In a culmination of months-long investigative efforts, Metro Nashville Special Victims Unit detectives arrested Colin T. Rowe of Franklin on Tuesday. The 36-year-old w.... Read More

UPDATE: Influx of Noncitizens Raises Concerns in Middle Tennessee Cities

Feb 06, 2024 at 06:48 pm by WGNS News

  Recent weeks have seen a notable increase in the number of noncitizens relocating to areas such as Murfreesboro, Franklin, and Nashville, according to reports from t.... Read More

Allegations Surface Against Franklin Priest who was Previously at a Murfreesboro Church

Jan 08, 2024 at 11:18 am by WGNS News

FRANKLIN, TN - A cloud of uncertainty hovers over the Saint Philip Catholic Church community in Franklin as police investigate allegations of child sexual misconduct against R.... 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

Top high school chemistry students earn awards at MTSU tournament

Dec 08, 2023 at 06:00 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Outstanding high school chemistry students from across the region participated in the recent Middle Tennessee State University Department.... 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

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

Rent Prices in Rutherford, Williamson and Davidson Counties Up When compared to Last Year, but Down When Comparing Last 2-Months

Oct 30, 2023 at 11:33 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rental prices are all over the map, depending on what city you choose to call home. But, one thing can be said without a doubt, apartment prices in T.... Read More

Cheer Coach who Trained Teens Inside Premier Athletics in Franklin Facing Multiple Sex Charges

Aug 02, 2023 at 11:20 pm by WGNS News

In neighboring Williamson County, a cheerleading coach from a popular Franklin facility is behind bars on sex crime charges. James So, 27, was arrested last night following gr.... Read More

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Involved in Tennessee Car Wreck on Tuesday Morning

Jul 25, 2023 at 09:25 am by WGNS News

TENNESSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was involved in a car crash on Tuesday morning in Tennessee. He was evidently on the way to an event in Chattanooga when the wr.... Read More

Two Murfreesboro Teens Arrested in Neighboring County for Alleged Burglaries

Jul 10, 2023 at 12:30 pm by WGNS News

Two Murfreesboro teenagers will face the courts in Williamson County after their recent arrest’s in Franklin, Tennessee. The duo were accused of breaking into several ve.... Read More

Franklin, TN Police: Detectives Work to Identify Children Drugged and Raped by Popular Soccer Coach

Jul 10, 2023 at 05:48 am by WGNS News

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN – The Franklin Police Department is asking for parents to reach out to them in an investigation surrounding a soccer coach accused of raping childr.... Read More