Daily COVID-19 Case Update for Rutherford Co. & Tennessee

Monday, 5-25-20 Update: The Tennessee Department of Health has updated the positive cases for coronavirus to 20,607 across Tennessee. There have been 1,029 cases reported in Rutherford County and 22 deaths. 452 in Rutherford ...

City School's Dr. Gilbert Passed Away From A Stroke

Murfreesboro City Schools Director Linda Gilbert suffered a stroke at her home Wednesday morning and sadly passed away a few hours later in a Nashville hospital. Woodfin Funeral Chapel in charge of the arrangements.

2020 Healing Field Virtual Event

2020 Healing Field Virtual Event

Members of the Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro were unable to host its live Healing Field for Memorial Day in Rutherford County this year due to the COVID-19 guidelines. WATCH HERE!

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Daily COVID-19 Case Update for Rutherford Co. & Tennessee

Daily COVID-19 Case Update for Rutherford Co. & Tennessee

Monday, 5-25-20 Update: The Tennessee Department of Health has updated the positive cases for coronavirus to 20,607 across Tennessee. There have been 1,029 cases reported in Rutherford County and 22 deaths. 452 in Rutherford County have recovered.

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Rescue of Christiana man trapped in 30-foot ravine

Rescue of Christiana man trapped in 30-foot ravine

A Christiana man trapped in a 30-foot ravine near Rockvale was rescued by a team of Rutherford County deputies, firefighters and paramedics on Memorial Day off Mount Pleasant Road, a sheriff's sergeant reported.

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COVID-19 Created A Different

COVID-19 Created A Different "Memorial Day"

COVID-19 impacted the Memorial Day weekend. Flags were not placed beside each tombstone at the Stones River National Battlefield, the 'Boro Beach outdoor water park at SportsCom did not open, and even the Flags of Remembrance Healing Field was a virtual event for 2020.

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Gerald Howse Passes Away

Gerald Howse Passes Away

Former Siegel football standout and Tennessee Tech assistant football coach Gerald Howse has passed away at age 28.

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If You Recognize Her, Phone Smyrna Police 615-267-5012

If You Recognize Her, Phone Smyrna Police 615-267-5012

If this person looks familiar, contact Smyrna Police Detective Armstrong at 615-267-5012 or e-mail to kate.armstrong@townofsmyrna.org.

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COVID-19 Rips MTSU's Equestrian Season

COVID-19 Rips MTSU's Equestrian Season

In the midst of a great year, the Middle Tennessee State University equestrian team had its spring season derailed by the coronavirus pandemic -- leaving coaches and returning riders optimist about potential prospects for 2020-21 if events resume as scheduled.

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Warm Weather and Traffic--They Go Together!

Warm Weather and Traffic--They Go Together!

Warm weather is more consistently here and traffic is picking-up, so how will that impact congestion around construction zones? Deputy Director Murfreesboro Traffic Ram Balachandran has news for 'Boro motorists through May 30, 2020.

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MTSU Board of Trustees Holding June 1st Virtual Meeting

MTSU Board of Trustees Holding June 1st Virtual Meeting

Due to coronavirus concerns, the Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees will hold its Tuesday (6/2/2020) committee meetings electronically.

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La Vergne High Principal Retiring

La Vergne High Principal Retiring

La Vergne High School principal Dirk Ash announced his retirement Friday.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford County to Provide Free Child Care to Essential Employees

Boys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford County to Provide Free Child Care to Essential Employees

In partnership with the Tennessee Department of Human Services, one June 1 the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford County will open their Murfreesboro, Smyrna, and Shelbyville locations to children of essential employees at no cost during the COVID-19 pandemic state of emergency.

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Rutherford County (TN) Emergency Communications (911) Assistant Director to serve on NENA Board of Directors

Rutherford County (TN) Emergency Communications (911) Assistant Director to serve on NENA Board of Directors

The 9-1-1 Association announced that Cassie Lowery, ENP of Rutherford County (TN) Emergency Communications has been elected by the organizations' membership to serve on its Board of Directors and help lead the association's mission to improve 9-1-1 through research, standards development, training, education, outreach, and advocacy.

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Rutherford County Clerk Re-Opens Doors and Auto Emission Testing to Re-Start

Rutherford County Clerk Re-Opens Doors and Auto Emission Testing to Re-Start

The Rutherford County Clerk's Office reopened on Friday (May 22, 2020, at 8 AM). Officials told WGNS that regular office hours will apply (8-4 M-Th / 8-5 F) as of Friday.

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Authorities trying to identify the so called

Authorities trying to identify the so called "Porch Pirate" in Murfreesboro

Detectives say the theft of two packages delivered by Amazon occurred outside of a Chelsea Place apartment door on Bradyville Pike.

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Rockvale Middle School physical education teacher and head football coach Torey Patterson

Rockvale Middle School physical education teacher and head football coach Torey Patterson

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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