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

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