Three local business owners are coming together for the good of our community... to serve those who have nothing and live on the streets this winter.
Rutherford County has been chosen to receive $120,786 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county under Phase 33 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP).
During the event, Captain Monica Seiler talked about how her life as a child was turned upside down by domestic violence, drugs and alcohol. She also talked about how her mother fled her abusive father with her and her two siblings.
Pick up five free blessing bags at WGNS. After you hand out five bags, you are encouraged to stop by and grab five more.
The Governor's Interagency Council on Homelessness will coordinate Tennessee's efforts, and identify, develop, and ensure sustained partnerships among supporting agencies, service providers, and those who advocate for people experiencing homelessness.
One witness stated, "He was covered in blood [talking about the suspect]." The witness told the courts, "He had blood all over his face, arms and legs."
The plastic tote that was reportedly stolen from a Murfreesboro Walmart store was mainly filled with cold weather items, according to police.
The Noon Exchange Club is hosting a local Veterans Matter rally 11/11@7 to kick of a fundraising effort to house homeless veterans.
The Noon Exchange Club is hosting a local Veterans Matter rally 11/11@7 to kick off a fundraising effort to house homeless veterans.
Cold nights are here, and the NewsRadio WGNS Blanket Brigade is again handing out new blankets and new sleeping bags to help homeless persons stay alive.
Since the process is in the early stages, concepts of exactly what the facility or facilities would look like vary.
A huge percentage of those who are homeless were sexually abused or physically abused as a child.
This picture is simple, yet magical. Notice the smile on the face of the man receiving...
The Coldest Nights Emergency Shelter will again be open Thursday evening as the temps dip down below 30.
Over Thanksgiving weekend, members of the United States Military Vets Motorcycle Club (a non-profit organization) will be living outside for 48 hours in a shopping center parking lot in Murfreesboro.
A drop off box is at Southeastern Tire on NW Broad Street in Murfreesboro.
Tairra Gofourth commented on what Club YES does on a daily basis...
The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) is embarking on a three-year strategy to reduce homelessness among veterans and other chronically homeless people...
It's hard to imagine moving from church to church, building to building every night.
Concert tickets are on sale now for a fundraiser to benefit Doors of Hope and The Journey Home, set for Sunday, July 20th.
The "unattended death" that was reported Wednesday morning in Murfreesboro has been investigated.
Many of the homeless persons living in Tennessee have mental illness problems, so the question we have is… how do homeless get help for mental illness?
WGNS recently met with Scott Foster at The Journey Home in Murfreesboro. The outreach center on West Castle Street serves a warm breakfast
A special “Women’s Day, A Day of Hope” event will take place this Friday and Saturday in Murfreesboro.
WGNS asked Lt. Monica Seiler how bad of a problem homelessness really is in Rutherford County.
Some might say, it’s just what the doctor ordered. The York VA Medical Center has added a new service to further help veterans out.
A homeless man who was reportedly injured in a residential burglary that allegedly occurred in Murfreesboro was treated at the St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital for injuries sustained...
The homeless population appears to be increasing in Rutherford County, but what are individuals doing to make a difference?
In this most recent video, the woman we spoke to told WGNS that she is homeless because she has been on the run from a domestic violence situation.
WGNS has been spending time with homeless persons living in the Murfreesboro City Limits in recent weeks and we have conducted several video interviews.
In this most recent story, a homeless man was badly beaten while staying at Old Fort Park.
The homeless population is increasing in Rutherford County. WGNS took the time to stop and speak with one homeless person who told us he enjoys conversations with strangers.
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