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Future of the Middle Point Landfill in Rutherford County - Mayor Says Transfer Station for Trash in Planning Stages

Nov 30, 2022 at 01:42 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) The Middle Point Landfill continues to be an ongoing concern, as it is nearing capacity... That was Rutherford County Mayor Joe Carr who further elabor.... Read More

Mayor McFarland Says We're Almost There On Landfill Solution

Nov 09, 2022 at 08:58 pm by WGNS

(WALTER HILL, TN)  Republic Services' Middle Point Landfill on Jefferson Pike continues in the news, but this time Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has a hint of there.... Read More

Bumper-To-Bumper Traffic Inside Middle Point Landfill

Nov 05, 2022 at 10:50 am by WGNS

(WALTER HILL, TN) There is actually bumper-to-bumper traffic inside the Middle Point Landfill as trailer trucks and dump trucks slowly wind their way up the two-lane.... Read More

Republic Files "Motions To Dismiss" Against City's Federal Lawsuit Against Them

Oct 08, 2022 at 07:24 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  NewsRadio WGNS works to give all views on stories so that the public can form opinions based on information from all. The information in this story i.... Read More

Newly Elected Mayor Speculates Landfill in Rutherford County Could Close Within 3-Years

Sep 28, 2022 at 11:03 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill may have a shorter lifespan than expected. During a report filed less than a year ago, it was in.... Read More

Murfreesboro announces opposition to proposed Middle Point Landfill Class Action Settlement; Odor Control Measures Required of BFI/Republic Services Unlikely to Fix Odor Problems

Jan 14, 2022 at 06:51 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — People who live around Middle Point Landfill are all too familiar with the noxious odors that have persistently emanated from the landfill for.... Read More

A Denied Request to Expand the Landfill and Talks of Solving a Growing Waste Problem in Rutherford County Continue

Oct 25, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Discussions about a denied request for the Middle Point Landfill to expand continue.  Earlier this year on July 9th,  the Central Tennessee Region Solid Wast.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor Comments on BFI Lawsuit Over Expansion Request to the State

Aug 12, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

The issue of the landfill in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County continues to plague residents and government officials. As many realize, the current landfill has a life.... Read More

City of Murfreesboro objects to State of Tennessee’s review of new construction proposed at Middle Point Landfill

Jun 23, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has notified officials at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) that the City.... Read More

Rutherford County Narrows List of 9 Recycling Contract Proposals Down to 4 Possibilities

May 26, 2021 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

The local government continues to look for new ways to deal with trash, in an effort to curb the use of the landfill located in the Walterhill area.A total of nine companies.... Read More

Republic Services to Pull Expansion Permit Request

Apr 30, 2021 at 04:45 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron says conversations with Republic Services about its request to expand Middle Point Landfill appears to have resulted in Republic agreeing t.... Read More

Rutherford County Could Award a Bid to a New Waste / Recycling Management Company Soon

Feb 24, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Talks of what to do with garbage that is generated by local residents in Rutherford County continue. As heard in past newscast, the Middle Point Landfill has a life expectancy.... Read More