Red Cross urges blood donation to maintain supply amid pandemic

Jan 25, 2021 at 07:11 am by WGNS

The American Red Cross typically has a tough time keeping the blood supply strong during the winter months when inclement weather and seasonal illnesses can impact donors. Thi.... Read More

UPDATE: Vaccinating for COVID-19 in Rutherford County

Jan 18, 2021 at 10:55 am by WGNS

The different stages of when and to who the COVID-19 Vaccine can be given to residents continues to confuse some, while others have moved forward with vaccinations without iss.... Read More

TN Health News: New Features Added to COVID-19 Website

Jan 15, 2021 at 06:49 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee’s Unified Command Group have added new features to the COVID19.tn.gov website to make it easier for users.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools say Biggest Issue with COVID Remains Staffing Problems

Jan 14, 2021 at 12:42 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools continue to monitor education facilities as they navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic. County Schools Director Bill Spurlock stated the biggest issue r.... Read More

Thanks to grants, MTSU Daniels Center assists military-connected veterans through stress of COVID

Jan 14, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Military-connected members of the Middle Tennessee State University community found themselves beneficiaries of numerous grants &mda.... Read More

Mothers-to-be at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Complications

Jan 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

A lot of questions circulate around the COVID Vaccine, but little has been discussed about expectant mothers. That said, more should be addressed about the subject because Rut.... Read More

Should you get the COVID Vaccine?

Jan 12, 2021 at 09:10 am by Producer

On this mornings show, WGNS explored the question, "Should you get the COVID Vaccine?" Our guest during the first half of the program was Dr. David Sellers with Saint Thomas R.... Read More

Williamson County Vaccine Distribution Transitioning to Waitlist System

Jan 11, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

In nearby Williamson County, TN, health department officials are making a change with their COVID-19 Vaccinations. In accordance with the Tennessee Department of Health, the W.... Read More

Rutherford County Announces COVID-19 Testing Changes

Jan 08, 2021 at 09:07 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN – Rutherford County Health Department announces new testing hours for next week.Beginning Monday, January 11th, Rutherford County will be testing a.... Read More

UPDATE: Vaccines, Allergies and Vaccination Site in Murfreesboro

Jan 08, 2021 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Fire Chief Mark Foulks told WGNS that those who are are permitted to get the COVID Vaccine will do so in the State Farm parking lot, where a vaccination site ha.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools IN PERSON Learning to Resume Monday

Jan 06, 2021 at 06:10 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have sent messages to parents advising them of the plan for Monday, January 11, 2021. Schools spokesperson James Evans stated...(Audio availabl.... Read More

Senior Living Facility in Murfreesboro to Vaccinate Residents This Week

Jan 06, 2021 at 12:23 pm by WGNS

The Villages of Murfreesboro are vaccinating their residents and workers this week to further protect them against COVID-19. Hope Rogers is the Community Relations Director at.... Read More

AHCA/NCAL Issues Statement Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout In Long Term Care

Jan 06, 2021 at 07:30 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

Rutherford School Board declines hybrid calendar proposal; all in-person students will resume school on Monday, Jan. 11.

Jan 05, 2021 at 09:39 pm by WGNS

A proposal to use a hybrid schedule for students for the next four weeks was not approved by the Rutherford County Board of Education Tuesday evening.  Director of Schoo.... Read More

COVID Vaccine Reported to Fight the Latest Strain that Started in the UK, According to Rutherford County Mayor

Jan 05, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

More news on the vaccine for COVID-19 in Tennessee. Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron told WGNS that the inoculation is said to protect against the latest strain of the coro.... Read More

UPDATE: COVID-19 Vaccines Currently being Administered in Phases in Rutherford County, TN

Jan 04, 2021 at 07:39 am by WGNS

COVID Vaccinations have been administered to multiple first responders and healthcare providers in Rutherford County. WGNS was told by County Mayor Bill Ketron that the proces.... Read More

Distance Learning not as good of a Learning Enviroment as Traditional Classroom

Dec 17, 2020 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

Distance Learning has been hard on not only parents, but students as the traditional classroom has long been a superior learning environment since the first school was establi.... Read More

Alexander: FDA Approval of Reliable, Low-Cost, At Home Diagnostic Test is “A Genuine Breakthrough” in COVID-19 Testing

Dec 15, 2020 at 11:42 am by WGNS

WASHINGTON, December 15, 2020 — Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) Tuesday released the following statement on the Food and Drug Administrat.... Read More

COVID-19 UPDATE: Smyrna Event Center to Close for 10-Days and Schools to Get Rapid Testing

Dec 11, 2020 at 10:44 am by WGNS

COVID-19 is forcing the temporary closure of the Event Center in Smyrna. The building will be closed for ten days because employees are under quarantine for the coronavirus.&n.... Read More

UH-OH: Theft of Toilet Paper Begins in Murfreesboro

Dec 09, 2020 at 10:21 pm by WGNS

Toilet paper during the current pandemic is evidently a hotter item than most people realized. Apparently, police in Murfreesboro are on the lookout for two toilet paper thiev.... Read More