$61-Million For Tennessee Broadband

Aug 22, 2020 at 12:54 pm by WGNS

(TENNESSEE) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group today announced $61 million will be awarded in Tennessee Emergency Broadband Fund.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Smyrna Elementary School Quarantine

Aug 21, 2020 at 04:21 pm by WGNS

Smyrna Elementary School will re-open on Monday after being closed due to COVID-19. This news was confirmed on Friday after additional guidance was received Thursday at the Ru.... Read More

Webb sets enrollment record with 330 students for on-campus, online classes in 2020-2021

Aug 21, 2020 at 03:52 pm by WGNS

BELL BUCKLE, Tenn. – The Webb School set a record in welcoming 330 students for on-campus and online classes that began Aug. 17. It is the school’s 151st year, and.... Read More

Hear Seven Inspirational Women Share Their Stories on Friday, September 11, 2020

Aug 21, 2020 at 02:59 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., August 21, 2020— Leaders of all types in Rutherford County are called to attend Leadercast Women to discover the power of taking courage in their da.... Read More

House Fire on Calumet Trace in Indian Hills of Murfreesboro

Aug 21, 2020 at 10:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A man and his wife were able to safely get out of their burning home after a fire in their garage quickly spread Friday, Aug. 21, 2020.There were n.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks honors health care workers

Aug 20, 2020 at 03:27 pm by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, unanimously passed a resolution honoring health care workers on the front lines in the fight against Covid-19 during the 61st Extraordinary S.... Read More

TWRA Free Hunting Day is This Saturday

Aug 20, 2020 at 11:02 am by WGNS

Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 22 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season. Free Hunting Day is an event the Tenne.... Read More

Tennessee Teacher Pay Gap reported to be -13.2%

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:48 am by WGNS

With fall nearly here, schools across the country are solidifying their reopening plans amidst the pandemic. Teachers are becoming the new frontline workers, and with the viru.... Read More

Bedford County Ford Car Show Raises Money for Special Kids

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN -- Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center would like to express their appreciation and gratitude for the turnout and support shown by the local commun.... Read More

POSITIVE NEWS ALERT: Fire Victim Shows Appreciation to RCFR Crews Responsible for Saving Her Dog

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:35 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Shortly before midnight on June 17, 2020, Rosemary Faulk, a Rutherford County employee, was asleep in her Yeargan Road home when her dog “Pri.... Read More

New Unemployment Numbers now UP in Tennessee

Aug 20, 2020 at 09:22 am by WGNS

The numbers for NEW Unemployment filings related to the COVID Pandemic in Tennessee has gone up after 2-weeks of decreasing.According to the Labor and Workforce Development De.... Read More

ANTIOCH: Driver and Passenger Facing Two Counts of Vehicular Homicide for Sunday's Crash on Bell Road

Aug 20, 2020 at 07:46 am by WGNS

In Antioch, arrest warrants charging two counts of vehicular homicide by intoxication, vehicular assault, driving without a license and no proof of insurance have been issued.... Read More

EDITORIAL: Teachers as Essential Employees

Aug 19, 2020 at 06:50 pm by WGNS

Editorial by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of TN:Teachers are indeed essential, however, should they be classified by state and local school district.... Read More

Free Food Distribution in Murfreesboro this Saturday

Aug 19, 2020 at 05:43 pm by WGNS

St. Marks United Methodist Church will host a free emergency food distribution on Saturday (8/22/2020). The event will be from 10 AM to noon and will include prepared food box.... Read More

Perfect Storm Commentary: Coronavirus, Politics and Baseball

Aug 19, 2020 at 05:34 pm by WGNS

Are we in the midst of a perfect storm: the corona virus, political campaigns and baseball? With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss...

TN Applies for Federal Grant to Pay New Unemployment Benefit

Aug 19, 2020 at 05:20 pm by WGNS

The state of Tennessee will submit its application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to receive grant funding to pay an additional weekly unemployment benefit.... Read More

Woman Charged in Drug Related Death, Male Suspect still At Large

Aug 19, 2020 at 05:18 pm by WGNS

An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Middle Tennesse.... Read More

Secretary of State Tre Hargett Encourages Voters to Prepare Now to Vote in November Election

Aug 19, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Secretary of State Tre Hargett is encouraging voters to prepare now to vote in the presidential election on Nov. 3. Tennesseans should make sure their voter registration is up.... Read More

General Assembly passes historic Covid-19 legislation in extraordinary session

Aug 18, 2020 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee General Assembly met this week in the 61st Extraordinary Session to pass legislation addressing Covid-19 liability protections, telehealth services, laws governi.... Read More

Discovery Center to open 'Rightfully Hers' exhibit focused on 19th Amendment

Aug 18, 2020 at 01:07 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Discovery Center is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which ratified women’s right to vote, with a new pop-up ex.... Read More