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

Rep. Bryan Terry Continues Opposition to Landfill Expansion, Agrees with Board Denial

Jul 12, 2021 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

On Friday, July 9, at the Rutherford County Courthouse, the Central Tennessee Region Solid Waste Planning Board (CTRSWP) recommended against the proposed northern expansion of.... Read More

City of Murfreesboro objects to State of Tennessee’s review of new construction proposed at Middle Point Landfill

Jun 23, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has notified officials at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) that the City.... Read More

Rutherford County Narrows List of 9 Recycling Contract Proposals Down to 4 Possibilities

May 26, 2021 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

The local government continues to look for new ways to deal with trash, in an effort to curb the use of the landfill located in the Walterhill area.A total of nine companies.... Read More

Rutherford Co. legislative delegation opposes landfill

Apr 26, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Legislative Delegation consisting of Representatives Bryan Terry, MD, Charlie Baum, Tim Rudd, and Mike Sparks and Senators Dawn White and Shane Reeves ar.... Read More

The Landfill in Rutherford County Could Be Majorly EXPANDED?

Apr 14, 2021 at 12:42 pm by WGNS

There is a large amount of garbage being dumped into the Middle Point Landfill that is located in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County, which means the life of the landfi.... 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 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

Finding a Company to Recycle and Accept Trash of Rutherford County

Oct 06, 2020 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Government is currently in the midst of not only seeking proposals from waste and recycling companies, but also determining what would be the best option for.... 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

Rutherford County Solid Waste Warns Residents of the Dangers of Discarding Helium Tanks in Household Trash

Aug 04, 2020 at 10:40 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN- Helium tanks cannot just be placed “as is” in your household trash and taken to a Rutherford County Convenience Center. Why? They pose a tre.... Read More

Habitat ReStore Reduces Landfill Waste

Jul 27, 2020 at 10:44 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has been canceled this year due to Covid-19, but their work in the community continues! For the third year in.... Read More