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

MTSU students begin moving in to campus dorms starting Aug. 19 under strict COVID protocols, reduced occupancy

Aug 18, 2020 at 09:46 am by WGNS

Wednesday (8/19/2020) morning is the first day that new and returning MTSU students will move-in to their assigned university dorm buildings. Of course, this year that move in.... Read More

VIDEO: Subjects break-in to Murfreesboro business, steal beer, smokes and energy drinks

Aug 17, 2020 at 05:12 pm by WGNS

(VIDEO BELOW STORY) Murfreesboro Detectives are needing help from the public in an attempt to identify the two people who used a shovel to pry open the door of the Kwik Sak/Fa.... Read More

Giving thanks at a time of sorrow for the fact that she had her own place

Aug 17, 2020 at 07:50 am by WGNS

The homeless community is saddened by the loss of a woman named Marguerita Kay Scroggins who passed away on Sunday. Yet, at the same time many are thankful she had her own pla.... Read More

Financial Relief for Agricultural and Forestry Businesses Announced

Aug 17, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) joins Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group in announcing new financial relief programs for businesse.... Read More

Local company makes Inc. 5000 list for second year in a row

Aug 17, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

Inc. magazine today revealed that All-American Pest Control is No. 4906 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing privat.... Read More

RELIEF FOR AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY

Aug 15, 2020 at 11:39 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) joins Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group in announcing new financial relief.... Read More

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