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

Mask Mandate Extended in Rutherford County, but ENDS for Neighboring Williamson County

Aug 31, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

While the order requiring residents to wear a facemask in Rutherford County has been extended through September 30, 2020, the order in one neighboring county has ended complet.... Read More

Woman Charged in Drug Related Death, Male Suspect still At Large

Aug 19, 2020 at 05:18 pm by WGNS

An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Middle Tennesse.... Read More

CASH REWARD: Do you know who stole a church trailer?

Aug 10, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

VIDEO BELOW: One county over in Williamson County, Franklin Police are trying to determine who was driving a white pickup truck that is seen in the video below stealing a chur.... Read More

Murfreesboro man charged in attempted carjacking, shooting

Aug 04, 2020 at 11:40 am by WGNS

A Murfreesboro man has been arrested for attempted murder in nearby Williamson County. Franklin Police have charged one of the suspects involved ina Sunday attempted carjackin.... Read More

Two Franklin, TN Murder Suspects beleived to be in Rutherford County or South Nashville areas

Jul 29, 2020 at 01:17 pm by WGNS

TWO Murder Suspects in a recent killing could be in Rutherford County or South Nashville, according to authorities. With assistance from tips to Crime Stoppers, Nashville Sout.... Read More