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MTSU Re-Opening Day of Classes (Photos of the first day back to campus for college students)

Aug 24, 2020 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

MTSU’s fall classes began Monday (8/24/20) with a mix of in-person, online and hybrid classes. Masks and face coverings are required inside all buildings and social dist.... Read More

MTSU, sorority partner to distribute 5,000 COVID-19 care packages for students

Aug 24, 2020 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — As classes kickoff at Middle Tennessee State University this week, returning students living in residence halls and frequenting high traffic l.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Smyrna Elementary School Quarantine

Aug 21, 2020 at 04:21 pm by WGNS

Smyrna Elementary School will re-open on Monday after being closed due to COVID-19. This news was confirmed on Friday after additional guidance was received Thursday at the Ru.... Read More

New, returning MTSU students move in with health protocols in place

Aug 19, 2020 at 04:58 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Assisted by family and friends, Nevaeh Carter and Simone Edmondson found themselves “excited but nervous” as they arrived at the MTSU c.... Read More

General Assembly passes historic Covid-19 legislation in extraordinary session

Aug 18, 2020 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee General Assembly met this week in the 61st Extraordinary Session to pass legislation addressing Covid-19 liability protections, telehealth services, laws governi.... Read More

A look into CRIME, Untold Stories, COVID-19 and More with Guest from MTSU / Host WGNS' Scott Walker

Aug 17, 2020 at 09:10 am by Producer

SEGMENT ONE: LIVE and on phone GUEST [BY PHONE]: Dr. Louis Kyriakoudes, director of the Albert Gore Research Center He is the man who has agreed to accept the gift of th.... Read More

A look into CRIME, Untold Stories, COVID-19 and More with Guest from MTSU / Host WGNS' Scott Walker

Aug 17, 2020 at 09:09 am by Producer

SEGMENT ONE: LIVE and on phone GUEST [BY PHONE]: Dr. Louis Kyriakoudes, director of the Albert Gore Research Center He is the man who has agreed to accept the gift of th.... Read More

DATA: Nursing Homes See Spike in New COVID Cases Due to Community Spread

Aug 11, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across th.... Read More

COVID-19 Continues in Rutherford County and Beyond

Jul 30, 2020 at 01:31 pm by WGNS

Between July 21st and July 29th, 966 more people have tested positive for COVID 19 in Rutherford County. Those numbers will continue to climb. Right now, the number of positiv.... Read More

THURSDAY: Tennessee Supreme Court Hearing on Absentee Voting During COVID-19 Pandemic

Jul 29, 2020 at 12:03 pm by WGNS

Voting during the COVID-19 Pandemic is being discussed right now.On June 4, a lower court ruled the state must make absentee voting available to every eligible voter for all e.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools to further Examine Phasing in Students Starting August 10th

Jul 27, 2020 at 01:17 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools Director Bill Spurlock told WGNS about the start of school for both students and teachers, who will be back in the classroom first..Again, August 10t.... Read More

Free Class in Cannon County on Overdoses and How to Utilize NARCAN

Jul 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

In nearby Woodbury, the Cannon County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition will hold its August online Building Community Resources Series presentation on Tuesday, August 4th.... Read More

Tenn. Business Barometer: Outlook among business leaders improves as businesses reopen

Jul 22, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — As businesses began reopening from the COVID-19 economic shutdown in recent months, outlook among Tennessee business leaders has improved, acc.... Read More

Signed by Governor: COVID-related liability protection to healthcare providers

Jul 03, 2020 at 11:41 am by WGNS

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order No. 53, granting limited COVID-related liability protection to healthcare providers.“Hospitals, nursing homes, an.... Read More