Parks and Recreation Grants Available to Local Communities

Aug 14, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced the 2020 grant cycle for public recreation. The grant cycle will include funding from the Local.... Read More

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $13.6 Million in CARES Act Funding to Capitalize Revolving Loan Funds to Help Small Businesses Across Tennessee Respond to Coronavirus

Aug 13, 2020 at 02:04 pm by WGNS

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $13.6 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistan.... Read More

Important Deadline Coming for Pandemic Food Assistance Program

Aug 13, 2020 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is reminding parents that there’s time to apply for a program to help provide food for their children during the COVID-.... Read More

U.S. Nursing Homes Facing Financial Woes due to COVID-19

Aug 13, 2020 at 10:45 am by WGNS

Nursing homes around the country are experiencing significant problems with finances due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.An executive summary released by the American Health Care Ass.... Read More

COVID-19 Unemployment for Rutherford County currently at 3.4% - Davidson County at over 5%

Aug 13, 2020 at 10:17 am by WGNS

New unemployment claims decreased again this past week in Tennessee since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic.According to the TN Department of Labor, new unemployment claims f.... Read More

Op-ed from Legal Aid Society: Workers Can Legally Discuss Pay and Working Conditions

Aug 12, 2020 at 08:08 pm by WGNS

Op-ed written by Alix Rogers and Krishna Ammisetty of Legal Aid Society’s Murfreesboro office: Imagine this scenario: You’ve worked at a job you have had for a few.... Read More

Tennessee Chamber Reacts to Passage of Civil Liability Protection Legislation

Aug 12, 2020 at 07:55 pm by WGNS

Wednesday (8/12/2020), the Tennessee State House and Senate both passed the Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act (SB 8002/HB 8001) which protects businesses from unfounded legal cl.... Read More

Tennessee has had 223 Data Breaches, Impacting the Personal Information of 9.6 Million

Aug 12, 2020 at 11:07 am by WGNS

Tennessee has had 223 data breaches affecting 9.6 million user records since 2005, according to a study by CompariTech.com.Data breaches are common in headlines these days, bu.... Read More

Amazon Logistics Announces Expansion in Rutherford County

Aug 12, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – Amazon Logistics has signed a lease in an effort to open a new delivery station near Nashville in 2020. The new delivery station will be l.... Read More

TN: Ensure Your Family is Fully Immunized

Aug 12, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Release from the State of TN: As children head into a new school year, make sure vaccination is at the top of your checklist! During National Immunization Awareness Month th.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Council Workshop Meeting scheduled for Aug 12

Aug 11, 2020 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in a regular workshop meeting at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, at Murfreesboro Police Headquarters,.... Read More

DATA: Nursing Homes See Spike in New COVID Cases Due to Community Spread

Aug 11, 2020 at 11:00 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

New Campaign Aims to Raise Awareness of Small Business Entrepreneurial Resources in Murfreesboro

Aug 11, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn.  – Murfreesboro’s office of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) has announced a new advertising.... Read More

Livestock and Pet Owners Should Be Aware of Tick Season

Aug 11, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

Tick season is in full swing, and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) wants citizens to be aware of the potential harm to animals.Specifically, livestock owners and.... Read More

Rutherford County Agricultural Center: Problems in your landscape or garden

Aug 11, 2020 at 05:30 am by WGNS

Mitchell Mote with the Rutherford County Agricultural Center talks about lawn and garden issues in the below video...

Christiana Middle School Changes In Class Opening Day to Aug. 24th Due to Positive COVID-19 Tests

Aug 10, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Christiana Middle School will not open as scheduled this Thursday (8/13/2020) due to 2 employees at the school testing positive for COVID-19. Reports indicate that 2 additiona.... Read More

Senior Deputy Trustee Darlyn Green Retires After 35 Years of Service

Aug 10, 2020 at 09:26 am by WGNS

Rutherford, TN—Very few people have the type of special personality that Ms. Darlyn Green exhibits. After just a few short minutes of talking to her, it shines through&h.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Murder Investigation in court Tuesday

Aug 10, 2020 at 07:42 am by WGNS

The May murder of a homeless man in Murfreesboro will be before the courts on Tuesday. Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones told WGNS…40 Year old Robert ".... Read More

In Nashville, Citations were Issued for Non-Mask Compliance

Aug 10, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

In nearby Davidson County, Metro Police officers on Broadway in downtown Nashville issued 16 Metro civil citations last week to persons not complying with the Health Departmen.... Read More

New report finds 41.0% killed in Tennessee car accidents weren't wearing seat belts

Aug 10, 2020 at 07:00 am by scott

The number of motor vehicle fatalities has been trending down for decades, driven in large part by more people wearing seat belts. In 2004, more than 19,000 occupants killed i.... Read More