MTSU faculty, students publish innovative science communication research with $10K in internal grants

Aug 11, 2022 at 05:16 pm by WGNS

PHOTO: Biology education researchers and students from Middle Tennessee State University’s Social Perceptions of Science lab research the public’s attitudes toward.... Read More

Number of uninsured children returning to pre-pandemic levels; overall wellbeing is lower than pre-pandemic

Apr 06, 2022 at 12:43 pm by WGNS

The most recent analysis of the Vanderbilt Child Health Poll by researchers in the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy shows that insurance coverage for Tennessee chil.... Read More

MTSU professor lands $950K in grants to study crime trends during COVID, human trafficking prevention

Mar 16, 2022 at 11:52 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU associate criminal justice administration professor Ben Stickle took six-years’ worth of policing experience fr.... Read More

Dr. Jessica Crowder joins WGNS on the air Tuesday morning - Hear the Podcast HERE

Mar 08, 2022 at 09:03 am by Producer

Our guest today is Dr. Jessica Crowder with the Ascension Medical Group - Saint Thomas New Salem offices. Today, Dr. Crowder talked about preventative health screenings of all.... Read More

Poll Shows Eroding Trust among Tennessee Parents in COVID-19 And Vaccine Information

Mar 05, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Fewer Tennessee parents polled by the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy in fall 2021 reported they trust information they receive about vaccines than the same time in.... Read More

The Small Business Spotlight by the Cultivation Network - Focusing on Cleaning Your Local Business

Feb 18, 2022 at 12:01 pm by WGNS

Cleaning is always an issue for small businesses, it takes time and time is something many of us lack when running the day-to-day activities of a local business. With more on.... Read More

Tennessee sees 1.8% decline in consumer spending during COVID

Feb 15, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

The latest surge in COVID-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant once again disrupted an economic recovery that has been uneven to date. While most jurisdictions did not resor.... Read More

Rutherford County Visitors are Returning to the Area in Pre-Pandemic Numbers

Feb 14, 2022 at 11:29 am by WGNS

The hotel capacity is once again increasing in Rutherford County. This is positive news after the recent downturn in customers that the country hard at the start of the COVID-.... Read More

Vanderbilt and CDC Research Shows Third Vaccine Dose Key to Preventing Omicron Hospitalization

Feb 09, 2022 at 10:16 am by WGNS

New research shows that two doses of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine result in lower effectiveness for preventing hospitalization for the omicron variant (65%) than previous variants.... Read More

Free Food Giveaway and Free COVID Testing on Thursday Morning

Feb 02, 2022 at 05:19 pm by WGNS

A food giveaway will take place on Thursday morning (2/3/2022) in Murfreesboro. For those who have fallen on hard times throughout the COVID Pandemic, free food items will b.... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll of Tennessee parents: 40% of kids missed at least one week of school; 70% favor remote learning availability

Jan 26, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS

STUDY: The latest analysis of the Vanderbilt Child Health Poll has found that nearly 40% of Tennessee parents said their children missed at least one week of school during the.... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll analysis explores COVID-19 prevention in Tennessee schools

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Most Tennessee parents polled late in 2021 by researchers with the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy say they send their children to school with masks, but they also h.... Read More

The Flu is Making a Comeback in Tennessee along with COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Jan 05, 2022 at 09:46 am by WGNS

The flu (or Influenza-Like Illness -ILI) is making a big comeback and local residents in Murfreesboro, Smyrna and surrounding cities are feeling the impact. Wit.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools remind parents of COVID-19 protocols as second semester begins

Jan 03, 2022 at 06:01 pm by WGNS

With the second semester of school starting this week (starts on Tuesday, 01/04/2022), many Rutherford County School parents and county school employees may have questions a.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department Advises of Testing and Vaccination Date/Time Changes and Holiday Hours

Dec 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) is advising the community of changes in dates/times in COVID-19 testing and vaccination offerings as wel.... Read More

Tennessee: Reconciled 2021 COVID-19 Data

Dec 22, 2021 at 09:03 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) released year-end, reconciled COVID-19 data, process improvements and previewed 2022 operational priorities.“Year-end data recon.... Read More

Fall 2021 Commencement details for Saturday, Dec. 11

Dec 08, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

MTSU will award 1,672 degrees during its fall 2021 commencement ceremonies this Saturday, Dec. 11, in Hale Arena inside Murphy Center.The Saturday mor.... Read More
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A Reminder to be Thankful This Thanksgiving comes easy for Mark Lively - after his COVID Journey and Recovery at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford

Nov 23, 2021 at 07:12 am by WGNS

UPDATED Reminder to Give Thanks This Thanksgiving - Click the above photo of former patient Mark Lively for more pictures - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, former Ascensio.... Read More
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The Fight for Survival was Real for One Murfreesboro Man with COVID, Equaling the Best Thanksgiving to Come

Nov 19, 2021 at 07:49 am by WGNS

Click the above photo for more pictures - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, former Ascension Saint Thomas Rutheford patient Mark Lively is returning to the hospital on Monday, No.... Read More

Changes in How Rutherford County Schools Deal With COVID-19 and New Law Says Businesses / Government Organizations Cannot Require COVID Vaccine

Nov 16, 2021 at 07:32 am by WGNS

Some of the guidelines around COVID-19 have changed, which means changes for the Rutherford County Schools and schools throughout the state. One of the changes focuses on how.... Read More