Smyrna, Tennessee had one of the LOWEST September Unemployment Rates in the State at 2.4%

Oct 27, 2022 at 08:17 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Every county in Tennessee recorded unemployment rates below 5% in September, according to the latest data from the Department of Labor and Workforce.... Read More

The Tennessee Jobless Number Continues to Stand Near the All-Time Low Rate

Oct 20, 2022 at 03:43 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Unemployment across the state of Tennessee remained unchanged between August and September, according to data released Thursday by the Department of La.... Read More

Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs Available in Tennessee - Job Fairs Held Weekly in Murfreesboro

Oct 03, 2022 at 12:40 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Currently, there 385,622 job openings in Tennessee. According to the Department of Labor & Workforce Development, 163 new job openings were posted.... Read More

Smyrna and Murfreesboro Record the Lowest Unemployment Figures in Rutherford Co. for August of 2022

Oct 03, 2022 at 12:19 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – Every county in Tennessee experienced lower unemployment rates in August, according to data released by the Department of Lab.... Read More

Our Monday Guest on WGNS was U.S. Veteran Thomas E. Stoquert, a Re-Entry Specialist with the American Job Center in Murfreesboro, TN

Oct 03, 2022 at 09:05 am by WGNS News

Our guest on Monday (10/03/2022) was Thomas E. Stoquert, a Re-Entry Specialist with the American Job Center on Old Fort Pkwy in Murfreesboro, TN.  Also a Vetera.... Read More

The Statewide Jobless Rate Increases for the First Time in Three Months

Sep 15, 2022 at 02:33 pm by WGNS News

TENNESSEE - After three consecutive months of steady, near record low unemployment across the state, Tennessee’s jobless rate inched up slightly in August, according to.... Read More

Smyrna has Lowest Unemployment Figures, Followed by Murfreesboro and LaVergne, TN

Aug 25, 2022 at 02:26 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Nearly every county in Tennessee experienced lower unemployment in July, according to new data provided by the Department of Labor and Workforce Dev.... 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

FREE Professional Clothing for MTSU Students Applying for Jobs and Internships - You can help

Aug 15, 2022 at 10:37 am by WGNS

MTSU’s Alumni Office and the Career Development Center recently teamed up for a clothing drive to restock the MTSU Career Closet… That was Kristen Janson, Assista.... 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

$15-Million Grant Approved to Help Middle Tennesseans with Jobs in the Technology Sector

Aug 03, 2022 at 07:15 am by WGNS

A portion of a $500-million grant approved by the U.S. Department of Commerce, has announced that $15-million will go towards helping residents in Middle and West Tennessee.&n.... 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

TN June 2022 Unemployment STEADY!

Jul 21, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) The rate at which people looked for new jobs across Tennessee held steady in June, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce.... Read More

Tennessee's Department of Labor & Workforce Development Website "Jobs4TN.gov" is Again Up and Running

Jul 05, 2022 at 01:05 pm by WGNS

The state's unemployment website is back online...  In addition to a hacker hitting the site, the state spent time further testing their online services. The Tennessee De.... 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

Smyrna, TN has the lowest unemployment rate in Rutherford County - With the County listed at Number 6 on the Top Ten Lowest Unemployment List

Jun 23, 2022 at 07:21 pm by WGNS

New data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed unemployment rates increased slightly during May in each of the state’s 95 counties. Even w.... 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