We Will Never Forget!

Sep 11, 2022 at 09:56 am by WGNS

(Deason, TN) "WE WILL NEVER FORGET" was the unifying slogan born from September 11, 2001 when an attack on America started with two aircraft hitting the World Trade Center, al.... Read More

Fire & Rescue and Sheriff's Office Arrest Man for Multiple Charges Following Labor Day Domestic Disturbance Call

Sep 06, 2022 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN -- Rutherford County Fire Rescue's (RCFR) Fire Marshal's Office and the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) arrested Kenneth Gibbs, 42, of Rutherfo.... Read More

Meet Rutherford County School's Leslie Mertz

Sep 01, 2022 at 07:46 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)   Leslie Mertz is the Early Childhood Career and Technical Education teacher and daycare lead at Holloway High School. In this edition of Rutherford.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh participates in school safety summit

Aug 28, 2022 at 02:26 pm by WGNS

  Members of the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association and the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police participated in the School Violence and Safety Summit co-s.... Read More
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Rutherford County SRO's Settling into Schools for the 2022-23 School Year with 50,000+ Students at 50-Schools

Aug 23, 2022 at 10:19 am by WGNS

The School Resource Officer program in Rutherford County was started nearly 30-years ago in 1993. The program began under former long-time Sheriff Truman Jones after learning.... Read More

Wanda Barnett named Rutherford County Schools Transportation Director

Aug 17, 2022 at 04:39 pm by WGNS

After serving as the interim during July and August, longtime transportation department member Wanda Barnett has been named the new director. Barnett previously served as assi.... Read More
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Fire Crews in Rutherford County were swamped by calls this past week (w/photos)

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:17 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: The Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Department was busy this past week responding to fire calls, at times, one-after-another.  Two calls were relatively close.... Read More

Rutherford County teachers complete ‘Gifted Academy’ - And news on gifted students

Aug 02, 2022 at 02:47 pm by WGNS

Twenty-two teachers from Rutherford County attended the "Gifted Academy" in July – a collaboration between Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro City Schools. The.... Read More
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‘Best of the Best’ National Guardsmen kick off competition at MTSU

Jul 26, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU student Cole Lukens of Murfreesboro knows the ropes, so to speak, having been 2021 Army National Guard Soldier of the Year.... Read More

33.3% of Rutherford County Drivers Involved in Serious Injury or Fatal Accidents This Year were Using Drugs, Alcohol or were Drowsy

Jul 22, 2022 at 07:15 am by WGNS

A national survey - conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety - reveals many Americans admit to taking one or more potentially impairing medications before getting be.... Read More

Total Number of Fatal Accidents (Year to Date) in Rutherford County Stands at 16 - Law Enforcement to Crack Down on Speeders This Week

Jul 18, 2022 at 11:55 am by WGNS

Increases of traffic crashes on New Salem Highway prompted the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force to focus on speeding drivers Monday, a Murfreesboro Police lieutenan.... Read More

STUDY: Men 3X more likely than women to be involved in fatal distracted driving crashes in Tennessee

Jul 15, 2022 at 12:13 pm by WGNS

A recent study conducted by Zutobi shows that men in Tennessee are nearly three times more likely than women to be involved in a fatal crash that involves distracted driving..... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Charges 58-Year-Old with First Degree Murder

Jul 08, 2022 at 07:10 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: As of Friday evening (07/08/22), the man arrested for a murder that occured this past Wednesday in Christiana, Tennessee remains behind bars. 54-Year-old Jeffery.... Read More

Real Estate Madman David Estes

Jun 10, 2022 at 09:06 am by Producer

Realtor David Estes from the Smyrna Parks Realty office talks about real estate in Rutherford County in today’s market on Friday, 06/10/22.  Topics Covered: 1. Wh.... Read More

MURFREESBORO POLICE: Recent rash of vehicle burglaries - police remind citizens to lock vehicles, remove guns and valuables

Apr 08, 2022 at 02:40 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.- Murfreesboro Police “Crimes Against Property” detectives are urging residents to lock their vehicles and remove valuables after multiple car b.... Read More

Students compete in Rutherford County Schools Math Competition

Apr 06, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Winners of the recent Desmos Art Competition and In-Person Math Contest have been decided. The math-centric competition was opened to all students, as well as teachers fo.... Read More

Read Announces His Bid For Re-election to Rutherford County Commission

Apr 01, 2022 at 07:01 am by WGNS

County Commissioner Pettus Read is once again seeking the County Commission seat for District 8, which makes up the southwestern area of Rutherford County including all of Eag.... Read More

Shelbyville Police Department needs help identifying a "Person of interest"

Mar 23, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

A short drive down Highway 231 South in Bedford County, the Shelbyville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a subject who was captured on.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Responds to Chimney Fire on Shelbyville Highway

Mar 15, 2022 at 04:25 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) responded to a chimney fire at a home located on the 3000 block of Shelbyville Highway Tuesday morning aroun.... Read More

Rutherford County woman threatened to be jailed over jury duty in SCAM phone call

Mar 10, 2022 at 01:42 pm by WGNS

WGNS has another update to a scam troubling local residents. In this case, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office advises potential victims to “Beware of a jury duty s.... Read More