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

Blackman High School Switches to Distance Learning

Dec 09, 2020 at 09:45 pm by WGNS

More school updates in Rutherford County due to COVID-19…Most recently, Blackman High School parents have been notified that the school will move to distance learning f.... Read More

Silent Carriers of COVID-19

Dec 03, 2020 at 07:16 am by WGNS

Dr. Julian Yang, Chief Medical Officer of St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital described the basic symptoms of COVID-19...Again, about 10% of those with the coronavirus, don't even.... Read More

Long Term Care Providers Call On Governors To Ensure Their Residents And Staff Receive Vaccine First

Dec 02, 2020 at 10:10 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

Nursing Homes See Worst Spike In New COVID Cases Since Last Spring As Community Spread Increases Across The U.S.

Dec 01, 2020 at 10:36 am by WGNS

TENNESSEE CASES of COVID-19:According to the Tennessee Department of Health, long term care facilities in the Volunteer State currently report there are 516 facilities with CO.... Read More

Some Not Wearing a Facemask in Rutherford County

Nov 30, 2020 at 11:33 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Government offices have received multiple phone calls about people not wearing a mask to protect others from COVID-19. Some of the phone calls are from those.... Read More

Rocky Fork Elementary distance-learning extension

Nov 17, 2020 at 03:14 pm by WGNS

Changes are in place for Rocky Fork Elementary School in Smyrna, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.James Evans, spokesperson for the Rutherford County School System confirmed the s.... Read More

Nursing Homes See Record Number Of New COVID Cases / Rutherford County has HIGH Community Spread Rate

Nov 17, 2020 at 09:57 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

Increasing COVID-19 Numbers Leads to Cancelation of Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department Breakfast on Saturday

Nov 16, 2020 at 11:37 am by WGNS

The Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department has had to cancel their upcoming Country Ham Breakfast that was scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21st. The breakfast fundraiser was called o.... Read More

FREE FOOD and FREE Masks to fight COVID-19 This Saturday in Murfreesboro

Nov 13, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

THIS SATURDAY: Free hot meals and free medical masks will be handed out this Saturday (Nov. 14th) in Murfreesboro. The free mask to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and the f.... Read More

NEW Unemployment Claims in TN see Bi-Weekly Downward Trend

Nov 12, 2020 at 11:14 am by WGNS

New COVID-19 related unemployment claims are on a slight increase, after Tennessee saw three weeks of unemployment claims going down.The latest numbers for the week that close.... Read More

Shelbyville, TN will have a Rural COVID-19 Testing Site on Saturday

Nov 12, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Nearby Shelbyville will have a "Rural" COVID-19 Test Site open this coming weekend. Governor Bill Lee’s Unified Command Group will open the drive through COVID-19 testin.... Read More

Blackman High School distance-learning extended until Monday, Nov. 16

Nov 11, 2020 at 09:37 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update on Blackman High School and their in-person reopening date, which was recently extended. In-person students will now return on Monday, Nov. 16, unless they.... Read More

Dr. Craig McCabe on air with WGNS

Nov 09, 2020 at 09:04 am by Producer

Dr. Craig McCabe was on the road today, but joined Scott Walker on air by phone at WGNS. McCabe Vision CenterAddress: 122 Heritage Park Dr, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Phone: (615.... Read More