Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and injury for all children. Properly fastened child restraints, or car seats, reduce the risk of injury by 72% to 82% and reduce the risk of death by 28% in comparison to children in seat belts alone.
The data from 2016, which was the most recently compiled information, showed that 30.1 per 100,000 veterans committed suicide compared to 17.4 per 100,000 non veterans committing suicide.
A comedian who has transformed his disability into a career is bringing his act to MTSU. Samuel J. Comroe, a former finalist on the NBC reality television series "America's Got Talent," will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Student Union Ballroom. No admission--it's FREE!
Hands only CPR will teach the average person basic lifesaving techniques that can be applied until professional help arrives.
Linebaugh is pleased to host Momentum Seminars on Thursday, January 31, at 6:30 pm for a special team-building workshop. Space is available to the first 20 who sign-up and the workshop is free.
Branches Counseling Center at 1102 Dow St., is presenting a FREE workshop for pastors and church leaders on "Building the Capacity to Become a Recovery-Friendly Congregation." RSVP now.
State fire data shows that Tennessee saw a 24% increase in structure fires and a 74% increase in fire deaths during the months of November through February last year.
If you're a regular WGNS' listener, you've probably caught Dave Ramsey as he shares how to get "debt free" and stay that way. Take his course for FREE at the Linebaugh Library starting January 10, 2019.
Tourism is growing locally, and with holiday events at area hotels, the university and historic sites, tourists will be increasing in numbers during Christmas and New Years.The chamber is offering FREE tourism training on December 4, 2018, but space is limited.
The 2018 Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9 when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee's public waters.
Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States so make a healthy lifestyle part of your daily routine. February is American Heart Month, a perfect time to raise awareness about personal heart health
TakeFlight Archery, working with the Riverdale High School archery team, will be hosting a fun, FREE, community event for all ages this Saturday (Feb 17th) from 10 am - 5 pm, at the Lane AgriPark...
The 24th Annual Art Studio Tour is at the 10 hottest studios in the area this coming Saturday and Sunday (November 18-19, 2017). Plus, this 10:00AM to 5:00PM event is sponsored by the Stones River Crafts Association and the admission is free.
Free flu shots will be given to those who are uninsured or even insured on Tuesday 9/26/17.
Red Cross volunteers and local partners will be canvassing neighborhoods, installing free smoke alarms, replacing batteries in existing alarms and helping families create escape plans in Murfreesboro.
A local church is collecting back to school items for children in Rutherford County.
Allen Chapel AME Church in Murfreesboro will be hosting meals for the homeless on the 4th Saturday of each month.
State Representative Bryan Terry, MD and State Senator Jim Tracy are set to host a free barbecue dinner on October 20 entitled "Pigskins and Politics" at the Lascassas Volunteer Fire Department.
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 crews will be going door-to-door in various locations near the MTSU campus installing free smoke alarms and providing fire safety educational materials to residents.
"Feed My Sheep Ministries" event will be this Saturday at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church located at 111 Lytle Street.
More than 10,700 adults have applied for a state grant that would send them to technical college for free.
The MTSU Police Department is offering a free five-week fall series of RAD, or Rape Aggression Defense, classes beginning Thursday, Sept. 11...
Single mom's and low income elderly residents in Rutherford County can get their oil changed for free at Greenhouse Ministries on September 20th...
The Rutherford County School Nutrition department will once again offer the Summer Food Service Program, which will be held Monday-Friday June 2-July 24. The program will not be open July 4th.
If you live in the city limits of Murfreesboro and are in need of smoke detectors, need your batteries changed, or just need more information, please contact MFRD at 615-893-1422.
The Master Gardeners of Rutherford County will be hosting the Gardening Event of the Spring Season: A Free Community Plant and Seed Swap on Saturday, April 26th, 2014, from 9am to 12:30 pm.
The Rutherford County Soil Conservation District will be giving away bare-root tree seedlings to Rutherford County landowners at the Lane Agri-Park Complex, located at 315 John R. Rice Blvd., Suite 150, on Wednesday, March 5th at 9a.m.
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