Murfreesboro Police to Continue Leading Funeral Processions, but More MPD Officers Needed

Sep 20, 2021 at 09:37 am by WGNS

Over the past 20-years, the City of Murfreesboro has heard from citizens, experts and more on what to do about the police department escorting funerals processions through the.... Read More

Tennessee Announces Statewide Employment Push: Keep TN Working Week

Sep 02, 2021 at 06:42 pm by WGNS

To mark National Workforce Development Month, Tennessee is continuing a hiring momentum across the state that is putting Tennesseans back into the workforce. Keep TN Work.... Read More

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce is NOW Hiring a Director Position

Aug 30, 2021 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce is currently on the lookout to fill the role of “Director of Accounting.”The local non-profit has more than 60-employees,.... Read More

Rutherford County recorded an unemployment rate of 3.7% in July, down from 4.5% in June

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:01 pm by WGNS

As Tennesseans continue to rejoin the workforce, all but one of the state’s 95 counties experienced lower unemployment in July, according to new data from the Department.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee sued after deciding Tennesseeans should no longer receive federal unemployment benefits

Jul 30, 2021 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Labor Commissioner Jeff McCord are being sued over the decision to pull out of federal unemployment benefit programs for Tennesseans. Seve.... Read More

Rutherford County Records an Unemployment Rate of 4.5% in June of 2021

Jul 22, 2021 at 04:56 pm by WGNS

Each June, Tennessee counties experience an increase in unemployment as schools close for summer break and lay off workers. Recent college graduates entering the workforce for.... Read More

Tennessee Reports the 20th Highest Wages for New Hires

Jul 20, 2021 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

As the U.S. economy enters a new phase in its recovery from COVID-19, businesses are adding new positions faster than they can fill them. A combination of rapidly expanding jo.... Read More

Unemployment Claims in Tennessee that are tied to COVID-19 Pandemic Continue Downward Trend in July

Jul 20, 2021 at 06:52 am by WGNS

COVID-19 Unemployment claims tied to the start of the Pandemic are continuing a downward trend in Tennessee. The revised reporting of data shows a 28% drop in the number of in.... Read More

MTSU Names New Interim Dean for the for the College of Basic and Applied Sciences

Jul 19, 2021 at 03:22 pm by WGNS

MTSU will soon begin the process to hire a new dean for the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, which covers a large variety of studies...That was Dr. Greg Van Patten who w.... Read More

Middle Tennessee’s Largest Job Fair to Recruit 6,500 Workers During One-Day Event

Jul 09, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) — Over 140 hiring employers are trying to fill more than 6,500 job vacancies during Middle Tennessee’s largest job fair held in Murfrees.... Read More

Study reveals Tennessee has 14th smallest minority wage gap

Jul 07, 2021 at 02:08 pm by WGNS

In late May, the U.S. commemorated the first anniversary of George Floyd’s death, an event that set off an ongoing wave of protests, demonstrations, and other activism h.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police Department is Hiring New Police Officers

Jul 05, 2021 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

Now that the unemployment rate has lowered in recent months, the continued struggle of hiring and keeping good employees continues to be a battle that not only businesses batt.... Read More

Rutherford County Records 3.7% Unemployment Rate

Jun 24, 2021 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

The majority of Tennessee counties recorded unemployment rates below 5% in May 2021, according to new data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.For.... Read More

Middle Tennessee’s Largest Job Fair to Recruit 5,000 Workers During One-Day Event

Jun 24, 2021 at 03:53 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) — Over 100 hiring employers are trying to fill more than 5,000 job vacancies during Middle Tennessee’s largest job fair held in Murfrees.... Read More

Unemployment in the State of Tennessee Stands at 5%

Jun 17, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate held steady at 5% between April and May 2021, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Devel.... Read More

Thousands of Jobs Available NOW in Rutherford County

Jun 14, 2021 at 11:13 am by WGNS

The job market is booming right now in Rutherford County. From government jobs to the private sector, there is a long list of places hiring new employees.One of the many job o.... Read More

Tennessee Experienced the 16th Largest Rise in Unemployment Since COVID

Jun 08, 2021 at 03:03 pm by WGNS

Even a full year beyond the arrival of the novel coronavirus and the ensuing lockdowns, shutdowns, and mass quarantines, the threat of COVID-19 continues to cause significant.... Read More

Jobless Rate Down Double Digits from Tennessee’s All-Time High Rate in April 2020

May 20, 2021 at 02:35 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate for April 2021 decreased by double digits when compared to data from the previous year. In April 2020, the state’s jobless.... Read More

General Assembly sends Right to Work constitutional amendment to the ballot for final approval

Apr 29, 2021 at 05:22 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s Right to Work law is one step closer to being added to the state constitution. On Thursday, the House of Representatives gave final approval to a resolution.... Read More

REMINDER: Rutherford County Schools Searching for New Teachers to Hire - Signing Bonus for Some Subjects

Apr 06, 2021 at 08:51 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are in need of teachers.Multiple positions are available for educators in pre-K grades through the 12th grade.The county schools are also offerin.... Read More