Coronavirus Special Section

Click here for continued updates on local and state response, school closures, breaking news, cancellations, important information and more concerning the coronavirus. UPDATE 4-1-20: COVID-19 Cases at 2,683 in Tennessee, Up t...

Doctor in Rutherford County talks about COVID-19 and explains SARS-CoV-2

With inaccurate numbers from places like China, it is hard to build an accurate model in countries like America on what to expect with SARS-CoV-2.

TN Governor Updates and Reminds Residents to Stay Home (w/ Audio)

Governor Bill Lee told the state that nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests have been conducted...

Mental Health Help Available for Residents During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mental Health of Citizens during COVID-19 is being pushed as what has been referred to as lockdown continues for residents, students and businesses. Many will start to feel the pinch and the stress as the next two weeks will ...

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City of Murfreesboro on Alternative Work Schedule During COVID-19 Pandemic

As WGNS continues to follow the COVID-19 pandemic, city officials remind residents to call a doctor if you start to have symptoms...

WGNS Interactive Map of Businesses OPEN during the COVID-19 Pandemic

See our interactive map to find out who is open for business during the COVID-19 Pandemic:

McFarland Talks about Shelter in Place; CHOW Bus & More

McFarland Talks about Shelter in Place; CHOW Bus & More

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland held a COVID-19 briefing for city residents. He touched on several topics, including exploring a shelter in place order, keeping CHOW buses running and an expected surge in cases.

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Murfreesboro Mayor COVID-19 Briefing 4-1-20

Murfreesboro Mayor COVID-19 Briefing 4-1-20

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland held a media briefing Wednesday (4-1-20), which was carried LIVE on WGNS. If you missed it, we have the audio on-demand.

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In amidst of COVID-19, ASC remains faithful to the families of our fallen

In amidst of COVID-19, ASC remains faithful to the families of our fallen

Founder/Executive Director Daryl Mackin will be dropping off pots of stew on the doorstep of local Middle...

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Governor Says

Governor Says "Heroes Stay Home"; Plans for Surge in COVID-19

Governor Lee says Tennessee is planning for a surge of COVID-19 cases in the coming weeks. He also addresses questions about his "safer at home" directive.

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First COVID-19 Death Reported in Rutherford County

First COVID-19 Death Reported in Rutherford County

The latest COVID-19 numbers released by the Tennessee Department of Health Wednesday also revealed Rutherford County's first death.

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UPDATE 4-1-20: COVID-19 Cases at 2,683 in Tennessee, Up to 86 in Rutherford Co. and One Death Locally

UPDATE 4-1-20: COVID-19 Cases at 2,683 in Tennessee, Up to 86 in Rutherford Co. and One Death Locally

Wednesday, 4-1-20 Update: The Tennessee Department of Health has updated the positive cases for coronavirus to 2,683 across Tennessee. There are 86 cases reported in Rutherford County and one death. IMPORTANT: These numbers are updated daily but it takes approximately a week to get test results.

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MTSU Cancels Spring Graduation; Second Student with COVID-19

MTSU Cancels Spring Graduation; Second Student with COVID-19

MTSU President Dr. Sidney McPhee has canceled spring graduation ceremonies amid the COVID-19 crisis. He also said a second student has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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TN Governor Updates and Reminds Residents to Stay Home (w/ Audio)

TN Governor Updates and Reminds Residents to Stay Home (w/ Audio)

Governor Bill Lee told the state that nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests have been conducted...

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CMA fest 2020 has been cancelled

CMA fest 2020 has been cancelled

The annual CMA fest held in Nashville has been cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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County Hires Chris Clark as New Public Safety Director

County Hires Chris Clark as New Public Safety Director

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Tuesday that La Vergne Fire Rescue Chief Chris Clark has accepted the position of Public Safety Director for Rutherford County.

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Fire Chief resigns to take new position with Rutherford County

Fire Chief resigns to take new position with Rutherford County

Clark has accepted the position of Public Safety Director for Rutherford County. His last day at La Vergne will be April 8, 2020. Chief Clark has been with the Fire Department since 2014 and accepted the position of Fire Chief in January 2019 after the death of Fire Chief Ricky McCormick.

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Rutherford County School Board enacting precautions for upcoming special-called meeting

Rutherford County School Board enacting precautions for upcoming special-called meeting

Some of the items to be discussed will include the authorization of employee pay, the policy dealing with the ability to close schools during emergencies and granting paid leave for staff, teachers and other employees during emergency situations...

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Mental Health Help Available for Residents During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mental Health Help Available for Residents During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mental Health of Citizens during COVID-19 is being pushed as what has been referred to as lockdown continues for residents, students and businesses. Many will start to feel the pinch and the stress as the next two weeks will hit harder than the past weeks.

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Come to Walmart as an employee with a high temperature - Go home

Come to Walmart as an employee with a high temperature - Go home

Stores in places like Murfreesboro, Smyrna, Manchester, Nashville will tell workers to stay home or seek medical care if they have a fever of a least 100 or higher.

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Siegel High Librarian & Media Specialist Debbie Butler

Siegel High Librarian & Media Specialist Debbie Butler

The Doug Young Educator of the Month from NewsRadio WGNS spotlights Siegel High Librarian & Media Specialist Debbie Butler. It's sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street, L&K Trophies and Toot's Good Food and Fun.

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