Rep. Bryan Terry Files Legislation Requiring Local Support for Any Landfill Expansion

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

Representative Bryan Terry, MD(R-Murfreesboro) has filed legislation to require a letter of support from local governments for any application to expand or modify an existing.... Read More

Central Tennessee Regional Planning Board seeking additional evidence related to Middle Point Landfill expansion application

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Pursuant to a recent court ruling by the Chancery Court in BFI vs. Regional Board, the Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board i.... Read More

Rutherford County and City of Murfreesboro Opt Out of BFI Class Action Settlement

Jan 17, 2022 at 07:09 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced that the county will also be opting out of a class action lawsuit settlement from BFI Waste System.... Read More

Blackman High wins ‘No Trash November’ donation

Jan 10, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Blackman High School’s creative PSA-style videos have won the school a “beautification donation” from the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Of 55.... Read More

Murfreesboro joins legal battle over the creation of a new landfill adjacent to Middle Point Landfill and realizes initial success

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — On December 20th, Davidson County Chancery Court Judge Russell T. Perkins ordered that, in light of newly discovered evidence, the application.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Moves Closer to Partnerships in Recycling with at least Two Companies

Nov 30, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron updated the community on new ways to handle waste, debris and more after several companies throughout the country submitted proposals on ho.... Read More

Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Service in Rutherford County November 6

Nov 01, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Monroe and Rutherford counties on Saturday, Nov..... Read More

UPDATE: Life of Middle Point Landfill is Less Than 8-Years - Proposed Expansion will likely be Tied Up in Court

Sep 30, 2021 at 03:05 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: Republic Services, the company that oversees the Middle Point Landfill in the Walterhill area, has updated Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron on the landfill l.... Read More

La Vergne Prepares for First Leaf Litter Collection

Sep 30, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The La Vergne Stormwater Department is preparing for its first-ever round of leaf litter collection this fall. Staff estimates the leaf litter collection tr.... 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

Rutherford County Solid Waste Advises on Proper Latex Paint Disposal

Aug 23, 2021 at 09:53 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Solid Waste advises the community on the proper way to dispose of latex paint.  “If you have latex paint, no center wi.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor Comments on BFI Lawsuit Over Expansion Request to the State

Aug 12, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

The issue of the landfill in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County continues to plague residents and government officials. As many realize, the current landfill has a life.... Read More

Rutherford County Officials Aim to Curb Illegal Dumping by Increasing Fines to $500

Jul 05, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Illegal dumping continues to be a problem in Rutherford County, but officials hope to curb the problem. That was Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron. He said the county.... Read More

Rutherford County Narrows List of 9 Recycling Contract Proposals Down to 4 Possibilities

May 26, 2021 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

The local government continues to look for new ways to deal with trash, in an effort to curb the use of the landfill located in the Walterhill area.A total of nine companies.... Read More

Rutherford Co. legislative delegation opposes landfill

Apr 26, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Legislative Delegation consisting of Representatives Bryan Terry, MD, Charlie Baum, Tim Rudd, and Mike Sparks and Senators Dawn White and Shane Reeves ar.... Read More

The Landfill in Rutherford County Could Be Majorly EXPANDED?

Apr 14, 2021 at 12:42 pm by WGNS

There is a large amount of garbage being dumped into the Middle Point Landfill that is located in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County, which means the life of the landfi.... Read More

Rutherford County Could Award a Bid to a New Waste / Recycling Management Company Soon

Feb 24, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Talks of what to do with garbage that is generated by local residents in Rutherford County continue. As heard in past newscast, the Middle Point Landfill has a life expectancy.... Read More

UPDATE: Middle Point Landfill Smells and Finding a Solution to Rutherford County Waste

Oct 12, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

3.7 Thousand tons of waste is taken into the Middle Point Landfill annually in Rutherford County. The Walter Hill site includes 808 acres of land with 260 gas wells and 10 gro.... Read More

Finding a Company to Recycle and Accept Trash of Rutherford County

Oct 06, 2020 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Government is currently in the midst of not only seeking proposals from waste and recycling companies, but also determining what would be the best option for.... Read More

Rutherford County’s recycling information at residents’ fingertips with the Recycle Coach web-app

Sep 08, 2020 at 08:53 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County has partnered with Recycle Coach to launch a web-app to assist its residents in recycling and reminds residents to access their w.... Read More