Landfill in Rutherford County will not be useable by other counties at the end of 2022

Apr 27, 2022 at 07:33 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. – Changes are on the way for the local landfill in Rutherford County. Former State Representative Donna Barrett serves on the Tennessee Central.... Read More

Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board Passes Resolution #3

Apr 26, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

(McMinnville)  The Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board met in McMinnville Monday evening (4/25/2022) and passed Resolution #3. This moves efforts to con.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor McFarland announces “letter of intent” for long-term sale of City’s solid waste

Apr 13, 2022 at 07:08 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland announced Wednesday, April 13, 2022, a letter of intent among WastAway, LLC and Argos USA LLC and the City..... Read More

UPDATE: State Rep. Bryan Terry discusses Rutherford County Landfill Options

Apr 11, 2022 at 03:05 pm by WGNS

The Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board adopted three resolutions on their first hearing April 7. One resolution would potentially prohibit solid waste fro.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry calls for investigation of Rutherford County landfill contracts

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:47 pm by WGNS

In a letter addressed to the mayors of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, State. Rep. Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) alerted the local governments of potential conflicts be.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry Files Legislation Requiring Local Support for Any Landfill Expansion

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

Representative Bryan Terry, MD(R-Murfreesboro) has filed legislation to require a letter of support from local governments for any application to expand or modify an existing.... Read More

Central Tennessee Regional Planning Board seeking additional evidence related to Middle Point Landfill expansion application

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Pursuant to a recent court ruling by the Chancery Court in BFI vs. Regional Board, the Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board i.... Read More

Murfreesboro joins legal battle over the creation of a new landfill adjacent to Middle Point Landfill and realizes initial success

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — On December 20th, Davidson County Chancery Court Judge Russell T. Perkins ordered that, in light of newly discovered evidence, the application.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Moves Closer to Partnerships in Recycling with at least Two Companies

Nov 30, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron updated the community on new ways to handle waste, debris and more after several companies throughout the country submitted proposals on ho.... Read More

UPDATE: Life of Middle Point Landfill is Less Than 8-Years - Proposed Expansion will likely be Tied Up in Court

Sep 30, 2021 at 03:05 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: Republic Services, the company that oversees the Middle Point Landfill in the Walterhill area, has updated Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron on the landfill l.... Read More

Effective November 1: Rutherford County Haley Road Recycling Center Will Accept Credit Card Payments for Electronic Scrap

Sep 23, 2021 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(September 23, 2021) Rutherford County’s Haley Road Recycling Center will begin accepting all major credit cards for electronic scrap dr.... Read More

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