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

Groundbreaking Ceremony for One Stop Driver Services Center Rutherford County

Dec 17, 2021 at 09:13 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Government and the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security are pleased to announce the upcoming groundbreaking cerem.... Read More

Sunday Night E. Jefferson Pike Home Fire

Dec 05, 2021 at 10:29 pm by WGNS

(WALTER HILL) On Sunday evening (12/5/2021) firefighters were called to a structure fire in the 300 block of East Jefferson Pike, that's between Hedgeapple Road and the Middle.... Read More

Turkey Tee Off Scheduled for November 6 at Cedar Crest - 61 Degrees and Sunny

Nov 03, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN — “The weather prediction for Saturday is 61 degrees and sunny for the Turkey Tee Off golf tournament,” announced Child Advocacy C.... Read More

Greenway in Murfreesboro to be Extended and Horse Trails Improved

Nov 03, 2021 at 10:31 am by Producer

A new section of the Greenway Trail will soon open in Murfreesboro, as explained by Parks and Rec. Assistant Director Rachel Singer…The project is being funded and cons.... Read More

Halloween and Trick-or-Treating Events in Rutherford County Area

Oct 28, 2021 at 09:08 am by WGNS

This Halloween season brings with it a hint of COVID-19, as parents remind their young ghosts and goblins to social distant themselves from others. That said, the annual candy.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office asking: Can You Identify This Man?

Sep 27, 2021 at 06:08 am by WGNS

Do you recognize this man (above)?The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a subject accused of trying to break into an area busin.... Read More

Man Dies in Walter Hill Car Fire

Sep 21, 2021 at 05:52 pm by WGNS

(WALTER HILL, TN)  A deadly car fire in Walter Hill leaves one male dead. It happened shortly after 10:00 o'clock Tuesday morning (9/21/2021) outside the Dollar Gene.... Read More
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Search At Mona Boat Ramp Continues

Aug 24, 2021 at 10:51 am by WGNS

(Walter Hill, TN) Rutherford County Fire Rescue and Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) responded to the Mona Boat Ramp located on the East Fork of the Stones Rive.... Read More

Trio of public health and safety buildings slated for Rockvale, Christiana, Walter Hill campuses

Aug 18, 2021 at 07:51 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board unanimously approved a request from the County Commission’s Public Safety Committee to build a trio public health and safety buildings.... 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

Walter Hill Elementary Precautionary Evacuation due to Gas Leak

Apr 13, 2021 at 11:31 am by WGNS

James Evans, spokesperson with the Rutherford County Schools, notified parents of Walter Hill School Students on Tuesday about a gas leak. The gas leak was reported outsi.... 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

Compressor Repairs Underway at Middle Point Landfill - $1.4M Infrastructure Project Complete

Dec 07, 2020 at 11:33 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Earlier this week, the Middle Point Landfill team announced the completion of its recent $1.4M infrastructure project to add or replace 40 lan.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill Infrastructure Project Complete

Dec 01, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Nov. 30, 2020) – Last Wednesday, the Middle Point Landfill team completed its recent planned infrastructure project adding 40 new and replaceme.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill Area reports Decline in Odor Related Complaints

Nov 27, 2020 at 10:41 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Over the last two months, the Middle Point Landfill team has expedited the installation of new and replacement gas wells at the site to help reduce.... Read More

Middle Point Update on Community Reporting and Odor Investigations

Oct 19, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The team at Middle Point Landfill has continued to collect data and respond to reports regarding off-site odor. The ongoing community reporting has.... 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

Landfill Life is Short in Rutherford County - What's Next for Our TRASH?

Aug 26, 2020 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

The Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill has a life expectancy of less than 9 years, as heard in previous newscast. Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron is looking at new ideas.... Read More