Rutherford County Schools

Spring Fling: Eagleville Baseball State Champs (3-peat) & Stewarts Creek Softball Runner Up; 145 Prep Events Broadcast

May 24, 2024 at 03:36 pm by WGNS

Of the many Rutherford County state champions crowned during Spring Fling, the spring sports TSSAA championships, Eagleville baseball and Stewarts Creek softball made history..... Read More

Asher Sullivan, Son of County Schools Director, Passes Away Saturday

May 18, 2024 at 10:50 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The son of the Director of the Rutherford County Schools has passed away after becoming trapped in a storm drain (See previous news story here). Asher.... Read More

Construction to Begin on Walter Hill Outdoor STEAM Classroom, Learning Center to Honor Legacy of Beloved Teacher

May 17, 2024 at 12:10 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Officials from Walter Hill Elementary School, Rutherford County Schools and Republic Services will gather on May 16 to celebrate the groundbre.... Read More

Oakland & Blackman Take 18th Annual Middle School All Sports Trophies

May 16, 2024 at 04:12 pm by WGNS

Oakland and Blackman Middle Schools took this year's WGNS Primetime Sports, Little Caesars Pizza All Sports Trophies. The Chargers took two of the three, capturing both the g.... Read More

Facing Unthinkable Choices as the Family of Asher Sullivan Navigate Heartache and Tragedy

May 13, 2024 at 12:38 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - WGNS is continuing to follow the tragedy involving the son of the Rutherford County Schools Director, Dr. Jimmy Sullivan. Tragedy that has now.... Read More

3-Teachers Selected as District Level Winners Representing Elementary, Middle and High School Levels

Apr 24, 2024 at 02:12 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County Schools has announced its 2023-2024 Teachers of the Year. Three teachers were chosen as district level winners and will be submitted for recognition at the r.... Read More

Siegel High School Hires New Basketball Coach

Apr 24, 2024 at 12:58 pm by WGNS

Bryan Weakley has been hired as the new girls basketball coach at Siegel High School. He's a familiar face in Rutherford County. He moved to the area in 2018 to be an ass.... Read More

Mary Elizabeth Gillespie, 4th Grade English Language Arts Teacher at McFadden School of Excellence

Apr 16, 2024 at 01:55 pm by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month - sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street. Nominate a teacher for Educator of the Month. Head to our website, WGNSRa.... Read More

Rutherford County School Board Candidate Asks Opponent to Step Down Amidst TBI Investigation

Apr 11, 2024 at 09:40 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - There is an expanding spotlight on the Rutherford County School Board race as one candidate is under investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of I.... Read More

RCS Comments On Library Book Removals

Apr 09, 2024 at 03:44 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - WGNS attempts to give all views about issues that impact this community. In response to the recent allegations regarding the removal of library books w.... Read More

Be Safe As You View Eclipse This Monday!

Apr 06, 2024 at 08:11 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN – The total eclipse of the sun will take place here during the mid-day hour on Monday, April 8, 2024. Although middle Tennessee is not directly alo.... Read More

Rutherford County School Funding Challenges and the 2006 County Powers Relief Act

Apr 01, 2024 at 09:48 pm by WGNS News

    RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County Schools may face funding challenges for future construction of new schools, partly due to a legislative act that the.... Read More
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MTSU Astronomers to Open Observatory April 8 for Eclipse / Rutherford Co. Schools Closed and Murfreesboro City Schools Open for Eclipse

Apr 01, 2024 at 06:19 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A Middle Tennessee State University Department of Physics and Astronomy faculty member will open the MTSU Observatory for.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools to Close April 8th for Eclipse

Mar 21, 2024 at 05:19 pm by WGNS Radio News

Rutherford County Schools will be closed April 8th during the solar eclipse. Director of Schools Jimmy Sullivan says the system looked at several options and believe using a s.... Read More

Joanna Angel, Middle & High School French Teacher and Tennis Coach at Central Magnet School

Mar 15, 2024 at 09:40 am by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month - sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street. Nominate a teacher for Educator of the Month. Head to our website, WGNSRa.... Read More

Rutherford County Teacher Under Investigation for Alleged Inappropriate Conduct

Mar 14, 2024 at 10:22 pm by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is currently probing allegations against John Duncan, a teacher at Daniel-McKee Alternative School in Rutherford.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Considering a Day Off for Upcoming Eclipse

Mar 11, 2024 at 08:18 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - The Rutherford County Schools are considering a closure on Monday, April 8, 2024 - - for the sun... Schools Director Dr. Jimmy Sullivan explains...Ag.... Read More

Gary Rankin to be Inducted into National High School Hall of Fame

Mar 11, 2024 at 03:21 pm by WGNS Radio News

Gary Rankin joins an elite class as one of the inductees into the National High School Hall of Fame. He was the football coach at Riverdale from 1990 to 2005, winning four sta.... Read More

New Teachers Could Receive a Sign-On Bonus in Rutherford County

Mar 05, 2024 at 07:47 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Recruitment efforts are underway at the Rutherford County School system right now... That was Dr. Andrea Anthony, the school’s chief.... Read More

Recruitment Strategies in Education: Attracting Top Talent to Rutherford County Schools

Mar 05, 2024 at 11:46 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Join WGNS' Scott Walker in conversation with Rutherford County School’s Chief Personnel Officer Dr. Andrea Anthony, along with Human Resources.... Read More