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COMMENTARY: Children and the dangerous Internet Highway

Sep 13, 2021 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Internet safety and our children - - with more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss…    Verbatim: Would you let your 8-year-old walk down an unlit, unf.... Read More

Report finds 9.9% increase in Tennessee construction employment, 19th largest in U.S.

Sep 13, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

While the potential for trillions of dollars of new infrastructure spending looms on the horizon, America’s construction industry is struggling to even keep pace with cu.... Read More

Senators White and Reeves announce $597,620 in Highway Safety Grants for Rutherford County

Sep 13, 2021 at 01:44 pm by WGNS

Local State Senators Dawn White and Shane Reeves today announced the award of eight Highway Safety Grants in Rutherford County.  The grants are awarded through the Tennes.... Read More

09/13/2021: Tennessee moves to 8th least expensive market in nation

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:51 am by WGNS

The Tennessee gas price average declined slightly over last week, falling nearly two cents, on average. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $2.89 w.... Read More

SAVE THE DATE: Rutherford County Hosts FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection November 6

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN (September 13, 2021)—Rutherford County will host a free Household Hazardous Waste Collections (HHW) on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Items can be tak.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools temporary mask requirement begins

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Mask are now required to be worn at all Rutherford County Schools. This news in after being adopted by the Rutherford County Board of Education last week. The Rutherfo.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools STEM Programs Receive a Nissan Neighbor Gift

Sep 13, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) STEM program received a generous donation from The Business Education Partnership (BEP) Foundation in conjunction with the.... Read More

Murfreesboro native conducts maintenance aboard USS America

Sep 13, 2021 at 10:18 am by WGNS

Photo: Electronics Technician 2nd Class Krystian Cruz, right, from Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Electronics Technician 3rd Class Guillermo Cardona, from Arlington, Texas. Picture.... Read More

MTSU Blackout Game Set for October 2nd

Sep 13, 2021 at 09:35 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The 2021 Annual Blackout game will be Oct. 2 against the Marshall Thundering Herd, with kickoff scheduled at 6 p.m. on Stadium.The official Mi.... Read More

Rockvale Area Growing in Leaps and Bounds - School Addition a Must

Sep 13, 2021 at 09:29 am by WGNS

Parents may be wondering about all the activity happening on the three Rockvale school campuses.Multiple projects are in motion as the school district prepares to add classroo.... Read More

The Red Cross Needs Your Help - Donation Drives in Rutherford, Bedford and Coffee Counties

Sep 13, 2021 at 07:47 am by WGNS

When patients living with sickle cell disease face a sickle cell crisis, blood transfusions can make a lifesaving difference. That’s why the American Red Cross has launc.... Read More

Student's Voice Was Heard at County School Board Meeting on September 7th, Despite Mockery

Sep 12, 2021 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) As reported earlier on WGNS, the Rutherford County Board of Education apologized to Central Magnet Shool junior Grady Knox. In the board's "Moment of Silence" p.... Read More

Emergency Responders Rush To Construction Site

Sep 11, 2021 at 10:09 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A loud crashing sound around 7:30PM Saturday evening (9/11/2021) brought police and firefighters to the Lofts At Gateway Commons on Livy Dearing Plac.... Read More
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MTSU's 9/11 Remembrance Generates Emotions

Sep 11, 2021 at 01:57 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales was White House counsel in the George W. Bush Administration when the events of Sept. 11, 200.... Read More
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1st annual Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run

Sep 11, 2021 at 11:19 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Historic downtown Murfreesboro was the scene of the 1st annual Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run for more than 600 runners, walkers and 'ruckers' of.... Read More

Courts Held Special "Evictions Summit" to Educate Landlords and Others about Rental Assistance Programs and More

Sep 11, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Supreme Court Administrative Office of the Courts, Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission, the Tennessee Department of Human Services, and the Tenn.... Read More

3 Added To St. Thomas Rutherford Foundation

Sep 11, 2021 at 07:12 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation is pleased to announce that Jimmy Wheeler, Jeff Younginer and Sydney Boerner will join the Foundatio.... Read More

Rutherford Arts Alliance Meets THIS Tuesday

Sep 11, 2021 at 06:48 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) The monthly Rutherford Arts Alliance meeting is set for 5:30PM this coming Tuesday evening (9/14/2021) at the Historic Train Deport at 98 Front Street. The topic.... Read More

Paint the Town Purple for Alzheimer's Awareness and Upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer's

Sep 10, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest fundraiser for Alzheimer's care, suppo.... Read More

ACLU Reports the ban on abortion if sought for certain reasons, including Down syndrome, is blocked again

Sep 10, 2021 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

Press release from the Tennessee ACLU Chapter: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit blocked a Tennessee ban on abortion starting at approximately six.... Read More