POVERTY - MORE FUNDING: WIC Program Announces Temporary Increase To WIC Cash-Value Benefit

Nov 04, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health announced a temporary increase to the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) Cash-Value Benefit (CVB) for fruit and vegetable purchases..... Read More

Pay increase approved to attract substitute teachers at hard-to-fill schools

Oct 01, 2021 at 03:06 pm by WGNS

A contract addendum increasing the daily pay and bill rate for substitutes in six hard-to-fill schools — LaVergne high and middle, LaVergne Lake, Roy Waldon, Smyrna Midd.... Read More

SNAP Food Benefits Increasing

Oct 01, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Almost 848,000 people in Tennessee will see their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits go up by about 21%, as of October 1, 2021 (Friday).R.... Read More

Approved: MTSU Board of Trustees Gives Greenlight to a 1.78% Tuition Increase for 2021-22

Jun 09, 2021 at 07:21 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday raised tuition and fees by 1.78% for the 2021-22 academic year —.... Read More

Tennessee to increase probation and parole officer pay

May 24, 2021 at 08:45 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Correction has announced that it will soon implement pay raises for probation and parole officers after the salary increases were delayed due to th.... Read More

Property Values are UP in Smyrna and LaVergne Areas, which will equal an increase in what Property Owners Pay in Taxes

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:10 am by WGNS

Property owners in the LaVergne and Smyrna area are about to see an increase in what they pay for property taxes, due to increased property values. These increases will be fel.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County could receive additional $22 Million through the U.S. Census

Aug 12, 2020 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

We have more news on the Census and how it could impact Rutherford County... According to county officials, our community could earn an extra $22 million in federal funds from.... Read More