Tennessee Records a 3.3% Unemployment Rate for May 2023

Jun 15, 2023 at 06:39 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate held steady at 3.3% in May, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce.... Read More

Murfreesboro, Smyrna and LaVergne ALL Have Unemployment Figures BELOW 2.3%

May 25, 2023 at 05:00 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County is one of multiple counties throughout Tennessee that are seeing record low unemployment numbers. Statewide, Tennessee contin.... Read More

March Unemployment Rate in Tennessee Confirmed to be 3.4%

Apr 20, 2023 at 07:41 pm by WGNS News

New data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) showed the statewide preliminary unemployment rate for March decreased to 3.4% after the statistic ha.... Read More

Liberty’s Station is Helping those with Obstacles find Purpose

Mar 20, 2023 at 06:15 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - Liberty’s Station is helping those with employment obstacles find their purpose. Liberty’s Station is a progressive workforce pipeline in w.... Read More

Smyrna Continues to have the Lowest Unemployment Rate in Rutherford County, TN

Mar 09, 2023 at 08:32 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - The end of seasonal holiday jobs in January can be counted as one of the contributing factors that led to higher county unemployment rates across Tenne.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Career Fair is This Saturday at Stewarts Creek High School from 11AM to 1PM

Feb 09, 2023 at 04:55 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN Schools) More job opportunities await area residents who would like to be a part of the Rutherford County School system… That was Dr. Andrea.... Read More

Unemployment Numbers for Murfreesboro, Smyrna and LaVergne Released

Jan 26, 2023 at 05:23 pm by WGNS News

  Rutherford County, TN - Nearly every county in Tennessee ended 2022 with lower unemployment rates, according to the December 2022 data released by the Department of La.... Read More

Diversity in Government: 27.5% of Residents in the Rutherford County / Nashville Area are "Non-White" and 24.9% of Government Workers are "Non-White"

Jan 25, 2023 at 12:26 pm by WGNS News

Since its inception, the United States has been a majority White country, but it is increasingly becoming more ethnically and racially diverse. In fact, the White population i.... Read More

Tennessee Has a 41.3% Teen Labor Force Participation Rate

Dec 19, 2022 at 05:45 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Getting a job as a teenager is a rite of passage for some, and a necessity for others. Whatever the reason for employment, a first job is a memorable a.... Read More

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