Rutherford County Health Department Offering Booster Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Oct 26, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—The Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) is now offering booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines to certain populations.For individuals who receiv.... Read More

As the district’s first Learning Loss Coordinator, Davis working to develop programming to accelerate learning for students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Oct 25, 2021 at 05:36 pm by WGNS

Twenty years later, Elizabeth Davis has a rather unique way of recalling her move from Giles to Shelby County when she enrolled at the University of Memphis.Her hometown of Pu.... Read More

TN Department of Health Offering Booster Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Oct 22, 2021 at 09:35 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health will begin offering booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines to certain populations, beginning Monday, October 25.For individuals who received a P.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department and Partners Open Additional COVID-19 Testing Site on North End of County

Oct 07, 2021 at 02:48 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(October 7, 2021) Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD), City of La Vergne, and CH Consulting Solutions are partnering to offer COVID-19 testi.... Read More

COVID Patient Joe Gammon Released from Rehab After Spending Over 2 months at Ascension Saint Thomas Facilities

Oct 06, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

After spending over 2 months in the hospital due to COVID-19 complications, Joe Gammon of Middle Tennessee was discharged from Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown rehab fa.... Read More

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Research Contributed to First COVID-19 Pill Now Under Review

Oct 04, 2021 at 11:49 am by WGNS

U.S.-based pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. on Friday, Oct. 1, said it would seek authorization for the first oral antiviral pill to treat COVID-19, after a clinical trial.... Read More

Those who have had COVID-19, may want to do some research before getting the COVID Vaccine

Oct 04, 2021 at 11:04 am by WGNS

Rutherford County has recorded 59,925 COVID-19 cases, since the start of the pandemic. Of that number, 57,799 cases are now inactive or recovered.  To get vaccinated or t.... Read More

GUEST: Dr. Dan Rudd, who updates WGNS listeners on COVID-19 and a new test that may make you think twice about getting vaccinated

Oct 04, 2021 at 09:29 am by WGNS

Dr. Dan Rudd was our in-studio guest on Monday at the WGNS Studio on South Church Street in Murfreesboro. Listen to the entire show above. 

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron Announces Loans for Small Businesses

Sep 30, 2021 at 09:09 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(September 30, 2021) Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announces the availability of CARES Act Revolving Loan Funds (RLF) for eligible small busi.... Read More

All Rutherford County COVID Vaccinations-Testing Moving To State Farm Building This Friday

Sep 27, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Rutherford County Health Department RCHD) will transfer all COVID-19 operations to include vaccinations and testing to the former State Farm Operations Cen.... Read More

TN Department of Health Offering Booster Dose of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Sep 24, 2021 at 03:12 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health will begin offering booster doses of COVID vaccine to certain populations, beginning Friday, September 24.A single dose booster of the Pfize.... Read More

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

COVID-19 delta variant raises new considerations for today’s travelers

Sep 17, 2021 at 10:29 am by WGNS

Americans returned to travel in droves this summer. Recent AAA Travel bookings were up at least 11% over 2019 levels, and even more people are excitedly planning trips for 202.... 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

RuCo Schools Temporary Mask Requirement Begins Monday

Sep 10, 2021 at 09:21 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board voted Thursday to implement a temporary mask requirement. The 5-2 vote would require masks from Monday, September 13th to October 14th, at w.... 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

COVID-19 Cancels Some Friday, September 3rd Games

Aug 31, 2021 at 03:21 pm by WGNS

Stewarts Creek High School athletic director Todd Harris reports they will not be able to host the football game with Oakland scheduled for Friday due to COVID-19 numbers.La V.... Read More