Congratulations 13 New Officers

Mar 27, 2021 at 07:34 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) The Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy made Rutherford County a safer place with six deputies from the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office and seven Murfrees.... Read More

MTE Warns: Be STORM PREPARED!

Mar 27, 2021 at 06:35 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  This is obviously SPRING STORM SEASON and Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) urges members to be weather aware and to be prepared when supercell thunder.... Read More

UPDATE: EF-1 Tornado Leaves Smyrna Damage

Mar 26, 2021 at 10:29 pm by WGNS

The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down in Smyrna, damaging dozens of homes in the Rock Spring Road area on Thursday. They report a brief EF-1 tornado to.... Read More

La Vergne Police In Head-On Crash

Mar 26, 2021 at 09:52 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, TN) A La Vergne police officer was injured while responding to a call at 7:47PM Friday (3/26/2021) night. Officer Zachary Benedetti was responding to an emergency.... Read More

MTSU's Stones River Chamber Players celebrate 'Commonality’' of spring with free online concert March 30

Mar 26, 2021 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Stones River Chamber Players will celebrate spring and conclude their 2020-21 performance season with a free conce.... Read More

Making Bond in Rutherford County - Clearing Up Confusion for those Arrested or Their Family

Mar 26, 2021 at 03:23 pm by WGNS

There has been some mis-information about bonds for those arrested and what is called a “Pre-Trial Release” in Rutherford County.Judge Lisa Eischeid said that Tenn.... Read More

Veteran program in Murfreesboro earns rare achievements

Mar 26, 2021 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO - Tennessee Valley Healthcare System’s substance abuse and post-traumatic treatment center earned three-year accreditation for its health care services from.... Read More

Two Arrested and 28-Pounds of Meth off the streets of Middle Tennessee

Mar 26, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

As the result of an ongoing drug investigation, Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested two people Thursday.... Read More

Local Doctor Offices Now Offering COVID Vaccine to those 16 and Older in Rutherford County

Mar 26, 2021 at 01:22 pm by WGNS

As the COVID vaccines become more readily available, locations of where patients can receive the vaccine are also expanding.As heard in previous WGNS newscast, Governor Bill L.... Read More

TN: February 2021 Unemployment Within a Percentage Point of the Previous Year’s Rate

Mar 26, 2021 at 10:21 am by WGNS

Tennessee’s unemployment rate for February 2021 has reached near pre-pandemic levels, according to data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TD.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Promotes Sanders to Captain

Mar 26, 2021 at 10:12 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) Chief Larry Farley announced this week Joshua Sanders will be promoted to the position of Captain effective Ma.... Read More

Public Works Department employee Jeff Todd receives STARS Award

Mar 26, 2021 at 10:06 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Public Works Department employee Jeff Todd has been named STARS award recipient for February 2021. Todd’s quick action.... Read More

Photo of the Day: The Streets of Memphis

Mar 25, 2021 at 09:30 pm by WGNS

by Scott Walker He was sitting on the edge of a side street in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. I asked him, “What were your best times growing up in Memphis?” He sat.... Read More

Man Facing "Trafficking of Sexual Servitude" Charge in Murfreesboro

Mar 25, 2021 at 03:17 pm by WGNS

A man from Greeneville, Mississippi will soon face the courts in Rutherford County for human trafficking charges.On September 28, 2020, Gerald Bell was arrested after a warran.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric urges spring storm preparedness and safety

Mar 25, 2021 at 02:16 pm by WGNS

Everyone loves sunny, warm days in spring. However, Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) urges members to be weather aware and not forget we’re in the spring storm season whe.... Read More

Severe Weather Likely Today (Thursday)

Mar 25, 2021 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

Another round of severe weather is in the forecast for today (Thursday). The severe outlook for Rutherford County is a level four out of five from the Storm Prediction Center.... Read More

MTSU to resume primarily in-person classes and activities in Fall 2021

Mar 25, 2021 at 11:33 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University remains on track to resume primarily in-person instruction and restore its array of campus events and activi.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department Expands Vaccine Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccinations for Residents Aged 16 and Older

Mar 25, 2021 at 10:04 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— Rutherford County is now booking appointments for individuals aged 16 and older who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. The Rutherford Cou.... Read More

Red Cross in Need of Blood Donations

Mar 25, 2021 at 09:59 am by WGNS

The American Red Cross is calling for donors of all blood types, especially those with type O blood, to race to give blood and help refuel the blood supply.This.... Read More

Severe Weather Closings / Cancellations for Thursday

Mar 25, 2021 at 08:59 am by WGNS

Due to the threat of severe weather, all Rutherford County Schools will be closing early on Thursday (03/25/21). Schools’ spokesperson James Evans made the ann.... Read More