Today, WGNS Spoke to a 16-year-old who is a 3-time cancer survivor - Listen to his inspirational story on this podcast - Hear how his parents helped him every step of the way!

Jan 20, 2023 at 10:15 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - This summer, Colton Sheets from Rockvale High School will join outstanding high school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and.... Read More

Rockvale High Student Colton Sheets to Take Part in Envision’s Aerospace and Aviation Academy at the NASA and Houston Space Center in Texas

Jan 18, 2023 at 02:36 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - This summer, Colton Sheets from Rockvale High School will join outstanding high school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and.... Read More

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force School bus Safety Traffic Enforcement

Dec 02, 2022 at 02:04 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Promoting school bus safety for bus drivers and students will be the focus of a school bus safety event Wednesday, Dec. 7 sponsored by the Rutherford C.... Read More

Local Church Organist for over 50-years Passes Away at 100

Nov 30, 2022 at 08:29 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) Imagine how things have changed over the years… from the way we receive news, to the value of the U.S, dollar, history books are filled with facts, f.... Read More

Threats of a School Shooting in Rutherford County Not Credible, According to Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office and Schools

Oct 20, 2022 at 04:31 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) False threats of a school shooting in Rutherford County spread on social media and from student-to-student on Wednesday night. Reports indicate the threats.... Read More

UPDATE: 17-Year-old Female Dies in Wednesday Accidental Shooting

Oct 20, 2022 at 11:13 am by WGNS News

A Blackman High School senior died after suffering a gunshot wound Wednesday at a Link Road home in the Rockvale community, said a Rutherford County Sheriff’s captain..... Read More

17-Year-Old Girl Injured in Rockvale Shooting

Oct 19, 2022 at 07:56 pm by WGNS News

UPDATE: The teen who was shot in what was labeled as an accidental shooting on Wednesday has died. See the updated news story HERE. The previous release from the Rutherford Co.... Read More

Operation Fall Brakes to enforce aggressive driving

Oct 18, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS News

 Dramatic increases of drivers committing road rage and aggressive driving on Interstate 24 prompted “Operation Fall Brakes,” an enforcement and education eff.... Read More

Storage Space Turned into Classrooms as Rutherford County Schools Continue to Grow

Oct 14, 2022 at 10:24 am by WGNS News

As Rutherford County continues to grow, the county schools continue to the feel growing pains. Storage space and workrooms within some of the existing schools have had to be t.... Read More

The Local Better Business Bureau Updates WGNS on Scams

Oct 12, 2022 at 03:55 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – Scams continue to impact local residents. James Price from the Rutherford County Better Business Bureau office said to use caution when unsolicit.... Read More

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