Job Fair geared towards local high school juniors and seniors in Rutherford County

Apr 26, 2022 at 06:59 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA, TENN. – The Jumpstart Job Fair will work to connect area high school juniors and seniors with employers, offering part-time and full-time employment, internships.... Read More

Low Unemployment Numbers for March in Rutherford County: Smyrna 2.3%, Murfreesboro 2.4%, LaVergne 2.4%

Apr 22, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – Newly released unemployment data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) showed jobless numbers dropped in nearl.... Read More

Tennessee unemployment numbers see slight decrease in February - Weekly pay slightly higher

Mar 24, 2022 at 03:40 pm by WGNS

Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed Tennessee recorded another month of lower unemployment in February. It marked the second cons.... Read More

Tennessee Starts 2022 with Lower Unemployment Numbers

Mar 05, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The state of Tennessee recorded another drop in statewide unemployment at the start of 2022, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workfo.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools hosting Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair Feb. 26

Feb 24, 2022 at 08:30 pm by WGNS

Those interested in learning more about the many teaching opportunities and benefits offered by Rutherford County Schools will not want to miss the district’s Virtual Te.... Read More

Rutherford County Mayor says that massive tech company moving to Nashville will equal high paying jobs for Rutherford County

Feb 24, 2022 at 06:12 pm by WGNS

With news of Oracle America planning to build on the banks of the Cumberland River near the Titans Stadium in Nashville, comes the concern over traffic – mixed with ex.... Read More

Inflation and the workforce - How it impacts all of us locally

Feb 07, 2022 at 10:13 am by WGNS

Rutherford County does not stand alone for a price increase in just about every sector of business. State Representative Charlie Baum from Murfreesboro, TN told WGNS NEWS that.... Read More

Job Fair for Teaching Positions in the Murfreesboro City Schools

Feb 01, 2022 at 12:07 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) will host a teacher recruitment fair from 9:30 to 11:30 am on Saturday, February 12 at Scales Elementary School located at 2340 St. Andrews D.... Read More

Rutherford County Records a 2.6% Unemployment Rate

Jan 27, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

The unemployment numbers for each of Tennessee's 95-counties has been confirmed for the month of December and the jobless rate increased in 87 counties during the month. Fiv.... Read More

MLK Day of Service Career Expo Landed Jobs in Law Enforcement and More

Jan 20, 2022 at 10:06 pm by WGNS

Detention supervisors from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office recruited potential deputies during the MLK Day of Service Career Expo Thursday at Patterson Park Community.... Read More

STUDY: Local University Creates $1.42 Billion Economic Impact, 11,500 Jobs Across the State

Jan 20, 2022 at 09:01 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University continues to be powerful economic engine for the region and entire state of Tennessee, responsible for more.... Read More

RCS looking to hire 50+ cafeteria workers with starting pay of more than $14 per hour with daytime hours

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:39 pm by WGNS

“In order to run schools,” says Eric Smith, director of school nutrition, “you must do, at minimum, two things. Get children to school and feed them.”R.... Read More

TN Joblessness Dramatically Better!

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:47 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLLE)  Tennessee’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level since March 2020, the last month before COVID-19 business closures impacted workers acro.... Read More

General Mills Invests in Murfreesboro with Manufacturing Facility

Dec 15, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – General Mills announced an investment in its Murfreesboro manufacturing facility on Wednesday, securing their continued growth in Rutherf.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee supercharged Tennessee’s economic recovery

Dec 01, 2021 at 05:25 pm by WGNS

Recent research revealed that Governor Bill Lee’s decision to end federal unemployment benefits spurred the largest July hiring spree in Tennessee’s hi.... Read More

Tennessee Now Has Unemployment Rate at 4.2%

Nov 19, 2021 at 04:43 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s employment situation improved again in October as the statewide jobless rate dropped for the fifth consecutive month. According to the latest data from the D.... Read More

REPORT: Nursing Homes Down 221,000 Jobs Since Start Of Pandemic

Nov 10, 2021 at 09:15 pm 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.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools offering employee bonus up to $1,000

Nov 05, 2021 at 02:40 pm by WGNS

The past couple school years have been unlike any other for everyone involved in public education.Administrators, teachers and staff throughout Rutherford County Schools &mdas.... Read More

Tennessee's JOB PICTURE Is Improving!

Oct 22, 2021 at 10:21 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) Tennessee's job picture is improving! New data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) shows Tennessee’s economy continued to rebound.... Read More

HELP WANTED: WGNS Radio is Looking for a Diverse Personality that can Tackle New Digital and On-Air Sales AND Become an On Air Talent

Oct 01, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

WGNS is Hiring WGNS Radio provides more local news than any other media outlet in Rutherford County. With two presets on the FM dial and one on our original AM frequency,.... Read More