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

Numbers from the Tennessee Department of Health are updated daily at 2pm. We have links to Rutherford County specific data here.

Fear of Robots Taking Over? What about Robots Writing National News?

A Journalism Professor on the MTSU Campus in Murfreesboro says that he has a real concern over robots or what boils down to computers taking over some national news sources. Can you imagine such a thing happening? Well. appar...

Kayaking Accident on Duck River leaves teen dead

A kayaking accident has left a 15 year old girl from Manchester dead. Evidently, the teen was with her family on the Duck River when the accident occurred near Courtner's Mill.

Help School Children with READING This Summer with the United Way

United Way has teamed up with the Murfreesboro CHOW Bus and BOB the Book Bus to help kids with summer reading.

Special Kids Thanks the Community

Special Kids in Murfreesboro resumed therapy at their center on May 13th, after temporarily closing due to COVID-19. They are now working under the close guidance of their involved doctors, CDC Guidelines and more.

Churches Reopening in Murfreesboro and Beyond

Churches in Rutherford County are slowly reopening after the COVID-19 shutdown. World Outreach is one of the larger congregations in Murfreesboro that has started new ideas during the crisis, as explained by Pastor Allen Jack...

Protesters Visited the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office on Monday - Reported as Calm by Department

UPDATE: Lisa Marchesoni with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office told WGNS NEWS, "They approached deputies stationed at the entrance of the Sheriff's Office and talked with the deputies. It was a peaceful protest with no i...

UPDATE: Fatal Accident on I-24 at 840 Tuesday Morning

UPDATE: Fatal Accident on I-24 at 840 Tuesday Morning

One person was killed early Tuesday morning when they changed lanes and wrecked on I-24 near I-840 in Rutherford County.

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New Relief Program for Businesses in State

New Relief Program for Businesses in State

The Tennessee Business Relief Program will direct approximately $200 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds through the Department of Revenue directly to small businesses that qualify.

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21 Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19 in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

21 Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19 in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

More news on COVID-19 in Rutherford County... Now, 21 inmates being held in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center along with 3 employees have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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4 Additional COVID-19 Deaths in Rutherford Co.

4 Additional COVID-19 Deaths in Rutherford Co.

There have been four additional deaths in Rutherford County due to COVID-19, as reported by the Tennessee Department of Health. Total deaths here now stand at 27.

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

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

Numbers from the Tennessee Department of Health are updated daily at 2pm. We have links to Rutherford County specific data here.

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Murfreesboro Mayor talks about the use of tear gas and more during protesting Sunday

Murfreesboro Mayor talks about the use of tear gas and more during protesting Sunday

Elected officials across the country have made statements on the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota in recent days and here in Murfreesboro, Mayor Shane McFarland commented...

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Small towns within 1 Hour of Murfreesboro the Next to See Protest

Small towns within 1 Hour of Murfreesboro the Next to See Protest

About an hour South East of Murfreesboro, the City of Winchester has received an application to protest from the city limits in Decherd to the Franklin County Square on Saturday, June 6, according to the Winchester Police Department.

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Local Couple Shares Their Story On Becoming Smokin Buttz BBQ

Local Couple Shares Their Story On Becoming Smokin Buttz BBQ

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Protesters Visited the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office on Monday - Reported as Calm by Department

Protesters Visited the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office on Monday - Reported as Calm by Department

UPDATE: Lisa Marchesoni with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office told WGNS NEWS, "They approached deputies stationed at the entrance of the Sheriff's Office and talked with the deputies. It was a peaceful protest with no incidents or arrests."

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EDITORIAL: Tennessee's Role in Civil Rights

EDITORIAL: Tennessee's Role in Civil Rights

EDITORIAL: "While Tennessee has an imperfect track record on the issue of civil rights, we should be proud of our state. Because we know that while our citizens may argue amongst ourselves, debate issues, and drag our feet, in the end, we usually get it right."

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Secretary Hargett Launches Statewide Poll Official Recruitment Campaign for August Election

Secretary Hargett Launches Statewide Poll Official Recruitment Campaign for August Election

"Poll officials are the backbone of successful elections across Tennessee," said Secretary Hargett. "By raising your hand to become a poll official, you will have a front-row seat to democracy during early voting and on Election Day."

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Murfreesboro Mayor Briefing 6-1-20

Murfreesboro Mayor Briefing 6-1-20

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland held a media briefing Monday (6-1-20) to discuss the latest COVID-19 news and the Sunday protest in the city.

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MTSU Creamery to sell milk at downtown  Murfreesboro Saturday Market June 6-Sept. 26

MTSU Creamery to sell milk at downtown Murfreesboro Saturday Market June 6-Sept. 26

The MTSU Creamery already has a presence in downtown Murfreesboro. It soon will have an even "larger" one -- at the Murfreesboro Saturday Market this summer.

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SNAP benefits can now be used to purchase food online

SNAP benefits can now be used to purchase food online

Tennesseans who utilize the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to feed their families now have a new resource to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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