Rutherford County Health Department Receives Regional Award

Apr 13, 2024 at 10:40 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Health’s Mid-Cumberland Regional Office has chosen the Rutherford County Health Department as the Outstanding Hea.... Read More

Robert Baer of Murfreesboro Police Department Receives Jerry Anderson Hero Award for Life-Saving Act

Jan 29, 2024 at 02:39 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - During the annual MLK Jr. Breakfast on Saturday, January 27th, Robert Baer, a member of the Murfreesboro Police Department, was honored with the prestigious.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Communications Director Earns State Award

Oct 13, 2023 at 09:30 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Director Cassie Lowery of the Rutherford County Emergency Communications District recently earned the Sen. Joe Haynes Award from the Tennessee Emergenc.... Read More

North Rutherford Family YMCA Names 2022 Community Impact Award Honoree Recipient

Jun 08, 2023 at 09:17 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The North Rutherford Family YMCA has selected Marion Appleton as its 2022 Community Impact Award recipient. Appleton is retired and has been a commun.... Read More

Oakland High School Senior is 2023 Play Like A Girl Trailblazer Award Winner

Mar 08, 2023 at 09:40 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Oakland High School senior Emma Clonan has been awarded the 2023 Play Like A Girl Trailblazer Award. The Trailblazer award is given to women and busine.... Read More

MTSU Scholar-Activist Administrator Sanford to receive Major Regional Award

Feb 20, 2023 at 06:42 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — One year ago after being hired by Middle Tennessee State University, Amy Aldridge Sanford seized the opportunity to tackle a ne.... Read More

MTSU doctoral student wins American Chemical Society award for promoting women in STEM

Dec 20, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU Ph.D. student Nicole Gammons stimulates her mind with data-driven research as part of the Molecular Biosciences docto.... Read More

Mayor McFarland recognizes Assistant Recreation Facility Coordinator Lareko Flowers with STARS Award

Dec 08, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Mayor Shane McFarland recognized Assistant Recreation Facility Coordinator Lareko Flowers for his quick response in distinguishing a brush fir.... Read More

Exchange Club Officer of the Year for the Sheriff's Office

Nov 17, 2022 at 10:45 am by WGNS Radio News

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Deputy Nathan Smith was honored Wednesday as the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s Officer of the Year for the Exchange Club. Cl.... Read More

Rutherford County Engineer Receives 2022 Firefighter of the Year Award

Oct 14, 2022 at 04:41 pm by WGNS Radio News

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County Engineer William Steele was awarded the 2022 Firefighter of the Year Award through the Noon Exchange Club on October 12, 2022. He ha.... Read More

Rutherford County SCAN Program at Sheriff’s Office Presented Award

Oct 05, 2022 at 12:51 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Caring for Rutherford County senior citizens earned the Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Awareness Network volunteers a Sage Award this past Monday fr.... Read More

Thurman Francis Arts Academy earns National Blue Ribbon award

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:18 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) When you walk into Thurman Francis Arts Academy, you will be greeted not only by the Principal, Jeff McCann, but by the sounds of stringed instruments,.... Read More

The Oakland High School FFA chapter of Murfreesboro has been named a Two Star Chapter for 2022 National Chapter award by National FFA Organization

Aug 08, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

INDIANAPOLIS – The Oakland High School FFA chapter has been recognized in 2022 National Chapter Award Program from the National FFA Organization. The program recognizes.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor recognizes MFRD Engine 9 Crew as STARS for rescuing infant from hot SUV

Jul 22, 2022 at 07:36 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue firefighters Capt. Tim Lampitt, Marcus Cartwright, Tyson Donaldson, Richard Goodyear, and Justin Dillard were ho.... Read More

CityTV brings home two national Telly Awards: ‘Take 20’ and ‘Celebrate Christmas Downtown Virtual Tree Lighting Special’ earn Bronze

Jun 06, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The 43rd Annual Telly Awards, the premier award honoring video and television across all screens, has recognized CityTV, Murfreesbor.... Read More

Central Magnet rising senior wins national award

May 26, 2022 at 11:57 am by WGNS

Eliza Abston, a rising senior at Central Magnet School,  has been named a winner of the 2022 Carson Scholarship. Abston’s secret to winning the scholarship as a jun.... Read More

Murfreesboro NAACP presents special awards to McPhees for community, education work

Feb 22, 2022 at 07:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee and his wife, MTSU first lady Elizabeth McPhee, were presented special awards Monday night by the Murfreesboro.... Read More

Readyville Teen Wins TN Cattlemen's Outstanding Youth Award

Feb 11, 2022 at 10:05 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN—The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) presented the Outstanding Youth Award to two individuals for their outstanding leadership and commitme.... Read More
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Middle TN Electric CEO Chris Jones Receives National Award

Jan 12, 2022 at 07:10 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) President and CEO Chris Jones has received the 2022 J.C. Brown CEO Communication Leadership Award. The Nationa.... Read More

State Representative Receives the Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award during Recovery Court Event in Murfreesboro

Dec 29, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Representative Michael Curcio, District 69 – Dickson, received the Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award at the Tennessee Association of Recovery Court Professionals Conference,.... Read More