Gov. Bill Lee supercharged Tennessee’s economic recovery

Dec 01, 2021 at 05:25 pm by WGNS

Recent research revealed that Governor Bill Lee’s decision to end federal unemployment benefits spurred the largest July hiring spree in Tennessee’s hi.... Read More

Tennessee Now Has Unemployment Rate at 4.2%

Nov 19, 2021 at 04:43 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s employment situation improved again in October as the statewide jobless rate dropped for the fifth consecutive month. According to the latest data from the D.... Read More

REPORT: Nursing Homes Down 221,000 Jobs Since Start Of Pandemic

Nov 10, 2021 at 09:15 pm by WGNS

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools offering employee bonus up to $1,000

Nov 05, 2021 at 02:40 pm by WGNS

The past couple school years have been unlike any other for everyone involved in public education.Administrators, teachers and staff throughout Rutherford County Schools &mdas.... Read More

Tennessee's JOB PICTURE Is Improving!

Oct 22, 2021 at 10:21 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) Tennessee's job picture is improving! New data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) shows Tennessee’s economy continued to rebound.... Read More

HELP WANTED: WGNS Radio is Looking for a Diverse Personality that can Tackle New Digital and On-Air Sales AND Become an On Air Talent

Oct 01, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

WGNS is Hiring WGNS Radio provides more local news than any other media outlet in Rutherford County. With two presets on the FM dial and one on our original AM frequency,.... Read More

Small Business Owners are Optimistic in Rutherford County, Yet Hiring New Employees is an Issue

Sep 22, 2021 at 03:44 pm by WGNS

Despite a need of employees to be hired right now, small businesses in Rutherford County and throughout Middle Tennessee fare well right now. Small businesses account for.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police to Continue Leading Funeral Processions, but More MPD Officers Needed

Sep 20, 2021 at 09:37 am by WGNS

Over the past 20-years, the City of Murfreesboro has heard from citizens, experts and more on what to do about the police department escorting funerals processions through the.... Read More

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce is NOW Hiring a Director Position

Aug 30, 2021 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce is currently on the lookout to fill the role of “Director of Accounting.”The local non-profit has more than 60-employees,.... Read More
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The Murfreesboro Police Department Welcomed their NEW Class of Police Officers on Monday

Aug 16, 2021 at 01:22 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police Chief Michael Bowen swore in the newest MPD officers on Monday morning (8/16/2021). Four recruits are already certified and fourteen others are new polic.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee sued after deciding Tennesseeans should no longer receive federal unemployment benefits

Jul 30, 2021 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Labor Commissioner Jeff McCord are being sued over the decision to pull out of federal unemployment benefit programs for Tennesseans. Seve.... Read More

Rutherford County Records an Unemployment Rate of 4.5% in June of 2021

Jul 22, 2021 at 04:56 pm by WGNS

Each June, Tennessee counties experience an increase in unemployment as schools close for summer break and lay off workers. Recent college graduates entering the workforce for.... Read More

Tennessee Reports the 20th Highest Wages for New Hires

Jul 20, 2021 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

As the U.S. economy enters a new phase in its recovery from COVID-19, businesses are adding new positions faster than they can fill them. A combination of rapidly expanding jo.... Read More

Unemployment Claims in Tennessee that are tied to COVID-19 Pandemic Continue Downward Trend in July

Jul 20, 2021 at 06:52 am by WGNS

COVID-19 Unemployment claims tied to the start of the Pandemic are continuing a downward trend in Tennessee. The revised reporting of data shows a 28% drop in the number of in.... Read More

MTSU Names New Interim Dean for the for the College of Basic and Applied Sciences

Jul 19, 2021 at 03:22 pm by WGNS

MTSU will soon begin the process to hire a new dean for the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, which covers a large variety of studies...That was Dr. Greg Van Patten who w.... Read More

Weekly Unemployment Claims Continue to Go Down in TN and Rutherford County

Jul 08, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

As COVID-19 numbers continue to dwindle across the country, so do the numbers of newly filed unemployment claims.Over the past 8-weeks in Tennessee, there have been 50,262 new.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police Department is Hiring New Police Officers

Jul 05, 2021 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

Now that the unemployment rate has lowered in recent months, the continued struggle of hiring and keeping good employees continues to be a battle that not only businesses batt.... Read More

Rutherford County Records 3.7% Unemployment Rate

Jun 24, 2021 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

The majority of Tennessee counties recorded unemployment rates below 5% in May 2021, according to new data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.For.... Read More

Middle Tennessee’s Largest Job Fair to Recruit 5,000 Workers During One-Day Event

Jun 24, 2021 at 03:53 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) — Over 100 hiring employers are trying to fill more than 5,000 job vacancies during Middle Tennessee’s largest job fair held in Murfrees.... Read More

High Growth Numbers and More Jobs in Rutherford County

Jun 22, 2021 at 05:30 am by WGNS

Companies are Hiring: The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce reports that numbers highlighting the growth of the county also show the changing population. That growth comes.... Read More