Murfreesboro City Schools Mask Mandate to End September 29th, but that mandate could be extended

Sep 23, 2021 at 07:53 pm by WGNS

Students wearing masks is helping to reduce the spread of COVID, that's the latest from the Murfreesboro City Schools....That was City School's spokesperson Lisa Trail, who.... Read More

3,378 Active COVID-19 Cases in Rutherford County and 95% of Patients Hospitalized w/COVID-19 in Murfreesboro did NOT Receive COVID Vaccination

Sep 15, 2021 at 03:52 pm by WGNS

  In Murfreesboro, the number of those with COVID-19 is high with 3,738 "Active" cases throughout Rutherford County. Included in that number are the 196 new cases report.... 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

UPDATE: Number of Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Rutherford County Schools

Sep 07, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

August 30, 2021 – September 3, 2021: A new COVID count was released by the Rutherford County Schools and the latest numbers show that 90 school employees were listed a.... Read More

UPDATE: Tennessee now has some of the HIGHEST COVID-19 Numbers, when compared to other states in the U.S.

Sep 03, 2021 at 12:14 pm by WGNS

Tennessee has quickly moved into the number one spot for the spread of COVID.Current numbers show that out of every 100-thousand Tennesseans, 15.586 people are infected w.... Read More

COVID-19: Rutherford County Schools to be CLOSED to Students This Friday

Sep 01, 2021 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

All Rutherford County Schools will be CLOSED on Friday, September 3rd. The closure comes as a result of staffing concerns caused by the COVID Pandemic. Most impacted by COVID-.... Read More

Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Opens Investigations in Five States Regarding Prohibitions of Universal Indoor Masking

Aug 30, 2021 at 12:55 pm by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) opened directed investigations in Tennessee and four other states exploring whether statewide prohibitio.... Read More

"Get your 'dose of hope': Rutherford County Launches New Campaign Geared Toward Vaccine Awareness

Aug 30, 2021 at 09:40 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County, in collaboration with other local municipalities, healthcare providers, and community partners is launching a campaign this week.... Read More

UPDATE on the COVID-19 Delta Variant and the Rise in COVID Cases Since 2020 in Rutherford County

Aug 27, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

We have more news on COVID-19 Delta Variant... Local Doctor Dan Rudd explains the Delta Variant and more...Dr. Rudd said that the Delta Variant will spread more rapidly, but c.... Read More

Three Rutherford County Schools Announce Temporary Closure

Aug 27, 2021 at 12:46 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have notified parents at COVID affected schools that will be temporarily closed next week because of staffing related issues tied to the pandem.... Read More

COVID-19 UPDATE for Rutherford County AND More Information on the The Pfizer Vaccine Approved by the FDA

Aug 24, 2021 at 04:24 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County COVID UPDATERutherford County has recorded 49,187 total cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. Of that number, there have been 463-deaths. Curr.... Read More

Vanderbilt Dept. of Health Policy COVID-19 Report

Aug 19, 2021 at 11:45 am by WGNS

Report from Vanderbilt University: With the emergence of the Delta variant this summer, hospitalizations and serious illness associated with COVID-19 have increased in Tenness.... Read More

COVID-19 Rates Continue to Increase in Rutherford County

Aug 18, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Rutherford County is currently listed as being in a "High” COVID Community Transmission category, according to the CDC. This past week only highlights the problem as t.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Offering Third Dose of mRNA Vaccine

Aug 16, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regardin.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Address Accelerated Learning Initiatives for Students Affected by Pandemic

Aug 12, 2021 at 08:49 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools already has plans in motion to accelerate learning for students who experienced learning loss during the 2020-2021 school year as a result of the COV.... Read More

UPDATE: Wearing a Mask on the MTSU Campus Now Required

Aug 09, 2021 at 11:11 am by WGNS

MTSU President Dr. Sidney McPhee says that masks will be required on the University Campus.In less than two weeks, students will be returning to begin their Fall semester. McP.... Read More

Tennesseans Respond: COVID-19 Vaccinations Up 47% To Start National Immunization Month

Aug 08, 2021 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health is recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month this August. This comes at a time when Tennessee is seeing an increase in the COVID-19.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Prepare for Students to Return to the Classroom

Jul 27, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

The new school year is about to begin and schools around the state are making preparations to keep COVID-19 out of the classroom.WGNS NEWS was told the janitorial staff within.... Read More

Tennessee Business Barometer shows outlook 'has waned' amid inflation fears, worker shortages

Jul 23, 2021 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Outlook for the future “has waned” in the last three months among the state’s business leaders amid fears of inflation .... Read More

Some Tennessee employers pushing for COVID vaccinations

Jul 22, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Some Tennessee employers are ramping up efforts to convince their employees to get vaccinated, as the Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads. As of early July, it had accounted fo.... Read More