Coronavirus Special Section

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 3-30-20: COVID-19 Cases at 1,834 in Tennessee, Up to 57 in Rutherford Co.

Emergency Cash Assistance Available to Families Hurt by COVID-19 Job Loss

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Traffic flow changes at VA Campus in Murfreesboro and also in Nashville

Traffic flow changes at VA Campus in Murfreesboro and also in Nashville

As part of its response to COVID-19, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) has restricted incoming traffic to one entrance at its Nashville and Alvin C. York campuses.

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Special Topics On WGNS re: Coronavirus

Daily 8:10-9:00AM WGNS focuses on COVID-19

Tuesday 3/31/2020 City Manager Craig Tindall with COVID-19 in Murfreesboro

Wednesday 4/1/2020 Police Chief Michael Bowen with law & order issues re: COVID-19 in Murfreesboro

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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 3-30-20: COVID-19 Cases at 1,834 in Tennessee, Up ...

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Talking to Children about the COVID -19 Coronavirus

MURFREESBORO: "Children are watching how we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and it is important that we remain calm and reassure children they are safe."

WGNS to Air Blue Raider Classic Games

As we continue to explore ways to fill the sports void with games on hold, WGNS will be airing some classic Blue Raider games in the coming weeks.

Primetime Sports Extra to Air on WGNS

WGNS will be airing a special series of shows, concentrating on how the COVID-19 crisis has affected area teams and sports events.

Talking to Children about the COVID -19 Coronavirus

Talking to Children about the COVID -19 Coronavirus

MURFREESBORO: "Children are watching how we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and it is important that we remain calm and reassure children they are safe."

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Traffic flow changes at VA Campus in Murfreesboro and also in Nashville

Traffic flow changes at VA Campus in Murfreesboro and also in Nashville

As part of its response to COVID-19, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) has restricted incoming traffic to one entrance at its Nashville and Alvin C. York campuses.

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Fire in Murfreesboro on Battleground Drive

Fire in Murfreesboro on Battleground Drive

Discarded charcoal ashes placed in a plastic trash can is believed to have started a garage fire that also damaged two homes...

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UPDATE 3-30-20: COVID-19 Cases at 1,834 in Tennessee, Up to 57 in Rutherford Co.

UPDATE 3-30-20: COVID-19 Cases at 1,834 in Tennessee, Up to 57 in Rutherford Co.

Monday, 3-30-20 Update: The Tennessee Department of Health has updated the positive cases for coronavirus to 1,834 across 77 counties. There are 57 cases reported in Rutherford County and there are several reported in Tennessee numbers but from other states or countries. IMPORTANT: These numbers are updated daily but it takes approximately a week to get test results.

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AAA: TN Gas Prices Down 45 Cents This Month

AAA: TN Gas Prices Down 45 Cents This Month

The Tennessee gas price average continues to decline and has dropped nearly 13 cents since this time last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.77 which is 45 cents less than one month ago and nearly 71 cents less than one year ago.

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Delivering Reliable Power 24/7 During COVID-19 Crisis

Delivering Reliable Power 24/7 During COVID-19 Crisis

As communities take action to slow the spread of COVID-19, one thing 10 million people across seven states don't have to worry about is having clean, reliable low-cost electricity from the nation's largest public power provider - the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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Emergency Cash Assistance Available to Families Hurt by COVID-19 Job Loss

Emergency Cash Assistance Available to Families Hurt by COVID-19 Job Loss

Rep. Sparks said that unemployment is up by about 1300%, but our state is ready to tackle the big issues and has "Emergency Cash Assistance" available for families impacted with job loss due to COVID-19...

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UPDATE: Murder Trial Postponed in Murfreesboro due to Coronavirus

UPDATE: Murder Trial Postponed in Murfreesboro due to Coronavirus

The May 4, 2017 murder of Jessie Buford in Murfreesboro was scheduled to be heard during an April trial, but that trial has been postponed due to the coronavirus. Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones has more...

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Dog Parks CLOSED in Murfreesboro

Dog Parks CLOSED in Murfreesboro

The City of Murfreesboro released information on Monday confirming that all "Bark Parks" for dogs are now closed, due to the spread of COVID-19.

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The Written word and a Clear message to Readers

The Written word and a Clear message to Readers

Writing is easy for some, but difficult for others to relay a clear message when writing. With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss...

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More Rural Areas around Rutherford County with COVID-19 Confirmed

More Rural Areas around Rutherford County with COVID-19 Confirmed

Some of the more rural communities around Murfreesboro are starting to feel the strain of the coronavirus. Most recently, Manchester, Tennessee reported their first confirmed case this past Saturday. The patient in Coffee County tested positive at Unity Medical Center.

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Tennessee Supreme Court Takes Steps to Assist Attorneys, Legal System During COVID-19 Crisis

Tennessee Supreme Court Takes Steps to Assist Attorneys, Legal System During COVID-19 Crisis

The Tennessee Supreme Court has recently filed several orders and modified policies to help attorneys navigate the covid-19 pandemic and mitigate its impact.

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Continued Learning with Murfreesboro City Schools During COVID-19, Don't Worry over Missed Days

Continued Learning with Murfreesboro City Schools During COVID-19, Don't Worry over Missed Days

While schools have been closed some parents and even students have been worried about their attendance record. Lisa Trail with the Murfreesboro City School System told WGNS NEWS...

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Mindful Care Benefit Rescheduled for October 15

Mindful Care Benefit Rescheduled for October 15

The Mindful Care Benefit originally scheduled for April 16 at Hop Springs in Murfreesboro has been rescheduled to October 15, in keeping with safeguards against spread of the coronavirus epidemic.

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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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