The Statewide Unemployment Rate Has Been at or Below 3.5% for the Last Ten Months

Nov 17, 2022 at 06:37 am by WGNS News

Tennessee continues to experience low unemployment, despite a slight uptick in October’s monthly rate, according to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Th.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire Rescue Department Hiring 30 Individuals to Fill Positions at New Public Health/Safety Buildings

Oct 06, 2022 at 07:01 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) seeks to hire 30 individuals to assist with filling positions for the County’s new Public Health/Safet.... Read More

Recipients of $175 Million in Pilot Implementation Grants Prepare to Begin Work

Sep 14, 2022 at 07:42 pm by WGNS Radio News

Today, the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS), in partnership with Governor Bill Lee and the Families First Community Advisory Board, recognized the 7 collabor.... Read More

Tennessee's July Unemployment Rate Holding Steady

Aug 18, 2022 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. — Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate remained unchanged for July of 2022, according to newly released data f.... Read More

DC Fast Charger Company to Open Manufacturing Facility in Nearby Wilson County and Plans to Create 500-Jobs

Aug 17, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

A company opening in nearby Lebanon, Tennessee will likely lead to new employment opportunities for Rutherford County residents, in addition to hiring those who call Wilson Co.... Read More

Impacting Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Schools: 10,000+ Teacher Shortage Likely Between Now and 2024 in TN

Aug 15, 2022 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennessee is experiencing a teacher shortage, which makes it hard on both Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Schools. "JC” Bowman, the Executive Director & CE.... Read More

LaVergne High School Assistant Principal Lisa Fitzcharles has a Passion for Local Community

Aug 12, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

What started as a teaching role has led one educator into her current position as the assistant principal of LaVergne High School. Lisa Fitzcharles, who has served with Ruther.... Read More

Smyrna has the Lowest Unemployment Rate in Rutherford County - County as a Whole Ranks as 7th Lowest in State

Jul 28, 2022 at 09:40 pm by WGNS

  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) School employees on their yearly summer break were one of the factors that impacted the June 2022 county unemployment rates, according to th.... Read More

Pay Raise for Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and ALL Rutherford County Employees APPROVED

Jun 29, 2022 at 11:41 am by WGNS

Rutherford County has approved their 2022-2023 budget, without impacting taxpayers… That was County Mayor Bill Ketron, who also noted the budget includes a historic pay.... Read More

Job Fair is this Thursday (06/30/22) on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza

Jun 27, 2022 at 11:33 am by WGNS

UPDATED: Splash Into a New Career this coming Thursday, by attending the upcoming career fair that his hosted by the City of Murfreesboro in partnership with Motlow&.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Aim to Hire New Educators Through the Teach Now Program

Jun 22, 2022 at 02:26 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools’ newly branded “Teach Now” program hopes to remove obstacles for those who wish to become classroom teachers — immediate.... Read More

Tennessee Records Small Unemployment Increase of 0.1% - May Unemployment in TN Equals 3.3%

Jun 21, 2022 at 07:24 am by WGNS

Preliminary data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) indicated Tennessee’s unemployment rate for May 2022 increased slightly from April’.... Read More

Smyrna has the LOWEST Unemployment Figures in Rutherford County

May 26, 2022 at 03:58 pm by WGNS

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. – Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed nearly every county in Tennessee had unemployment ra.... Read More

Tennessee records 3.2% unemployment rate for April

May 19, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) revealed unemployment across the state remained at a historic low in April. The state reached.... Read More

Low Unemployment Numbers for March in Rutherford County: Smyrna 2.3%, Murfreesboro 2.4%, LaVergne 2.4%

Apr 22, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – Newly released unemployment data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) showed jobless numbers dropped in nearl.... Read More

Tennessee unemployment numbers see slight decrease in February - Weekly pay slightly higher

Mar 24, 2022 at 03:40 pm by WGNS

Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed Tennessee recorded another month of lower unemployment in February. It marked the second cons.... Read More

Tennessee Starts 2022 with Lower Unemployment Numbers

Mar 05, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The state of Tennessee recorded another drop in statewide unemployment at the start of 2022, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workfo.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools hosting Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair Feb. 26

Feb 24, 2022 at 08:30 pm by WGNS

Those interested in learning more about the many teaching opportunities and benefits offered by Rutherford County Schools will not want to miss the district’s Virtual Te.... Read More

Rutherford County Mayor says that massive tech company moving to Nashville will equal high paying jobs for Rutherford County

Feb 24, 2022 at 06:12 pm by WGNS

With news of Oracle America planning to build on the banks of the Cumberland River near the Titans Stadium in Nashville, comes the concern over traffic – mixed with ex.... Read More

Job Fair for Teaching Positions in the Murfreesboro City Schools

Feb 01, 2022 at 12:07 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) will host a teacher recruitment fair from 9:30 to 11:30 am on Saturday, February 12 at Scales Elementary School located at 2340 St. Andrews D.... Read More