Mayor Ketron Announces Wagener as New Rutherford County Solid Waste Director

Nov 17, 2021 at 11:24 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Bishop Wagener will serve as Rutherford County’s new Solid Waste Director, Mayor Bill Ketron announced earlier this week.Wagener will assume.... Read More

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron Announces Ribbon Cutting for Historic Courthouse Museum

Nov 16, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(November 16, 2021) Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron invites the community to a special ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the County&rs.... Read More

Hidden Cameras Installed in Rutherford County to Catch those who Litter

Oct 26, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

For those who illegally dump waste in areas of Rutherford County where they think no one is looking…That was Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron who is trying to curb i.... Read More

A Denied Request to Expand the Landfill and Talks of Solving a Growing Waste Problem in Rutherford County Continue

Oct 25, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Discussions about a denied request for the Middle Point Landfill to expand continue.  Earlier this year on July 9th,  the Central Tennessee Region Solid Wast.... 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

UPDATE: Rutherford County Focuses on a Solid $50-Million Offer to Buy the Old State Farm Building in Murfreesboro

Sep 29, 2021 at 01:44 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) The Rutherford County Government has moved forward with a proposal to purchase the old State Farm building at the intersection of Memorial Boulevard and De.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Still Aims to Study Proposed Purchase of Old State Farm Building to use as a Dispatch Center, Forensic Center and Morgue

Sep 22, 2021 at 11:27 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) - UPDATE: Earlier this year, the Rutherford County Commission voted to move forward with intentions of buying the State Farm building at the intersection.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor recognizes MPD officers Fiddler, Fugate, and Hanson with STARS Award

Jul 30, 2021 at 10:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Officers Justin Fugate, Casey Fiddler, and Seth Hanson were honored July 29, 2021, as STARS award recipients for savi.... Read More

City of Murfreesboro objects to State of Tennessee’s review of new construction proposed at Middle Point Landfill

Jun 23, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has notified officials at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) that the City.... Read More

Murfreesboro Resident Files Sworn Complaint Focusing on the Campaign Funds of the County Mayor

Jun 15, 2021 at 10:41 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro resident Joe Liggett has filed a “Sworn Complaint” with the Registry of Election Finance for Tennessee. The complaint involves Rutherford County M.... Read More

Mayor recognizes Carson Elders, Street Department Crew Leader, with STARS Award

Apr 23, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Street Department Crew Leader Carson Elders has been named STARS award recipient for March 2021 after demonstrating his concern for safet.... Read More

Some Not Wearing a Facemask in Rutherford County

Nov 30, 2020 at 11:33 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Government offices have received multiple phone calls about people not wearing a mask to protect others from COVID-19. Some of the phone calls are from those.... Read More

Statements issued from Manchester, TN Board, Norman family regarding passing of Mayor Lonnie Norman - due to COVID-19

Oct 13, 2020 at 11:11 am by WGNS

Manchester Mayor Lonnie Norman passed away during the early morning hours of Monday, Oct. 12, after a battle with COVID-19 virus. The family of Mayor Lonnie J. Norman has.... Read More

Probation, Information Technology to Move Into Old Judicial Building - Rutherford County Museum to Open in Courthouse

Aug 31, 2020 at 07:46 am by WGNS

The old Rutherford County Judicial Building is being renovated. Mayor Bill Ketron said the first office to move will be from the courthouse and across the street…And on.... Read More

Meeting to Discuss Emergency Services in Murfreesboro and Rutherford County

Aug 31, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

The City of Murfreesboro will hold a Public Meeting Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. to discuss the Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Emergency Services.While little has.... Read More

Rutherford Co. Mayor Bill Ketron and Deputy to the Mayor Steve Sandlin on air

Aug 26, 2020 at 09:06 am by Producer

On this episode of the Action Line, WGNS' Scott Walker talks to Rutherford Co. Mayor Bill Ketron and learns the proper title to Steve Sandlin, the "Deputy to the Mayor." They.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Looking to Privatize Ambulance Service

Jul 30, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

WGNS has more news on the City of Murfreesboro looking to form their own ambulance service.Mayor Bill Ketron told WGNS this week…Murfreesboro has a short list of 5 bids.... Read More

RESCHEDULED: Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland to Address City of Murfreesboro: 6PM Tuesday, July 28th

Jul 21, 2020 at 11:35 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Mayor Shane McFarland will hold a briefing Tuesday, July 28, at 6 p.m. on Facebook and CityTV. To listen to the briefing live visit WGNSradio..... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY: Promotion to Assistant Director of OIT / New Human Resources Assistant Director

Jul 17, 2020 at 08:03 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Mayor Bill Ketron announced last week the promotion of two Rutherford County employees; Darin Moore to Assistant Director of the Office of Informat.... Read More

Mayor Ketron Releases Mask Policy for Employees/General Public Referencing #RutherfordResponsible

Jul 09, 2020 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday that he will not mandate masks county-wide but instead has elected to follow a new initiative.... Read More