Report Finds TN Kids More Sedentary and Anxious

Oct 28, 2021 at 06:15 pm by WGNS

Only 20% of kids nationwide are physically active for at least 60 minutes a day, according to a new United Health Foundation report that examines the health of women.... Read More

Tennessee STEAM Festival in Murfreesboro

Oct 12, 2021 at 12:01 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee STEAM Festival, founded by the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, will be held in Murfreesboro October 15th through the 24th.The event this year will incorporat.... Read More

Rutherford County Library System Updates

Jul 19, 2021 at 09:30 pm by WGNS

The local library system in Rutherford County has updates for the community, as heard above! Pre-K story time is back at the Linebaugh Library in Murfreesboro…If y.... Read More
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Splash Out Events this month in Murfreesboro expected to be refreshing fun in the hot sun!

Jul 02, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

All photos by Jim Davis/Murfreesboro Parks & Rec.SPLASH OUT recently took place in Murfreesboro and children of all ages had a blast! The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec. wat.... Read More

New laws strengthening penalties for crimes against children to become effective on Thursday

Jun 28, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

Several new laws protecting children are set to take effect on July 1 in Tennessee.  This includes major Truth in Sentencing legislation ensuring parole and pro.... Read More

District 7 All Star Little League Baseball Tournament This Weekend in Murfreesboro

Jun 24, 2021 at 08:22 pm by WGNS

The District 7 All Star Baseball Tournament will take place in Murfreesboro this weekend and into next week. The top-notch games will feature some of the best little league.... Read More

RadKids Camp in Murfreesboro

Jun 08, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Police Department School Resource Officer Program will hold two RadKids Summer Camps in July.The personal empowerment safety education camps will be held th.... Read More

Weekends in the Wetlands of Murfreesboro

Apr 30, 2021 at 10:23 am by WGNS

Have kids? Perhaps they would enjoy some outdoor time while splashing through water and learning about wetlands in Middle Tennessee...Weekend in the Wetlands will be held on F.... Read More

Beach Party at Barfield Park in Murfreesboro

Apr 28, 2021 at 12:37 pm by WGNS

A beach in Barfield Park, complete with sand, will soon be in Murfreesboro. Parks and Rec Assistant Director Thomas Laird told WGNS NEWS…The Barfield Crescent Park.... Read More

Tennessee Families Average 1.84 Kids

Oct 20, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The number of children per household has been steadily increasing for decades. At the same time, the cost of raising children has also been on the rise. As these trends extend.... Read More

AMBER ALERT Cancelled--They were found!

Oct 14, 2020 at 08:14 pm by WGNS

An AMBER Alert was activated in Tennessee, but there is good news Thursday morning: the TBI reports that the two children and father were both located and are in custody.... Read More

In Tennessee, 41.4% of Homes May Have No Parents to Watch the Kids

Aug 18, 2020 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

As the fall quickly approaches, schools around the country are grappling with the best way to operate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many school districts will start the.... Read More

Special Kids: Growing their impact through ONE Change

Jul 24, 2020 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Special Kids based in Murfreesboro has released their one change child partner…This year's "One Change" Child Partner, Guadalupe, is just one of many children that have.... Read More