Community Rallies for Tanner Family at 'Cruise-In' Car Show

May 21, 2024 at 06:57 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The community is invited to join the “Cruise-In” Car Show at Middle Point Park on Saturday, June 1, to support the Tanner Family, who are.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill’s $70M Renewable Natural Gas Site

Mar 21, 2024 at 07:16 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Middle Point Landfill operators have broken ground on an approximately $70 million renewable natural gas (RNG) site on the west side of the landfill property, a.... Read More

Middle Point to Host Open House at Almaville Volunteer Fire Station

Sep 23, 2023 at 12:30 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Point Landfill announces its next open house will take place Tuesday, September 26th at the Almaville Volunteer Fire Station, 911&.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland on-air with WGNS' Bart Walker

Oct 12, 2022 at 09:34 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland was on the WGNS Action Line with host Bart Walker. Today, the mayor talked about changes in downtown Murfreesboro, Medical Center Parkway, t.... 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 City Council Authorizes a Federal Lawsuit Against Operators of Middle Point Landfill

Aug 10, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Ongoing environmental problems, including odor and water pollution, have led the City of Murfreesboro to file a federal lawsuit against the operators of Middle Point Landfill:.... Read More

Rutherford County Nears Partial Solution in Eliminating Huge Percentage of Waste Going to the Middle Point Landfill

Jul 13, 2022 at 07:40 am by WGNS

WGNS has more details on solutions to the growing waste generated in Rutherford County, which has been an ongoing battle as the lifespan of the Middle Point Landfill grows sho.... Read More

Sunday Night Middle Point Landfill Fire

Jun 19, 2022 at 11:47 pm by WGNS

(WALTER HILL, TN)  Just before sunset on Sunday evening (6/19/2022), a fire erupted atop the Middle Point Landfill on Jefferson Pike. Flames could be seen in parts of Las.... Read More

Landfill in Rutherford County will not be useable by other counties at the end of 2022

Apr 27, 2022 at 07:33 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. – Changes are on the way for the local landfill in Rutherford County. Former State Representative Donna Barrett serves on the Tennessee Central.... Read More

Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board Passes Resolution #3

Apr 26, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

(McMinnville)  The Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board met in McMinnville Monday evening (4/25/2022) and passed Resolution #3. This moves efforts to con.... Read More

Murfreesboro joins legal battle over the creation of a new landfill adjacent to Middle Point Landfill and realizes initial success

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — On December 20th, Davidson County Chancery Court Judge Russell T. Perkins ordered that, in light of newly discovered evidence, the application.... 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

Compressor Repairs Underway at Middle Point Landfill - $1.4M Infrastructure Project Complete

Dec 07, 2020 at 11:33 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Earlier this week, the Middle Point Landfill team announced the completion of its recent $1.4M infrastructure project to add or replace 40 lan.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill Area reports Decline in Odor Related Complaints

Nov 27, 2020 at 10:41 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Over the last two months, the Middle Point Landfill team has expedited the installation of new and replacement gas wells at the site to help reduce.... Read More

Middle Point Update on Community Reporting and Odor Investigations

Oct 19, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The team at Middle Point Landfill has continued to collect data and respond to reports regarding off-site odor. The ongoing community reporting has.... Read More

UPDATE: Middle Point Landfill Smells and Finding a Solution to Rutherford County Waste

Oct 12, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

3.7 Thousand tons of waste is taken into the Middle Point Landfill annually in Rutherford County. The Walter Hill site includes 808 acres of land with 260 gas wells and 10 gro.... Read More

Landfill Life is Short in Rutherford County - What's Next for Our TRASH?

Aug 26, 2020 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

The Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill has a life expectancy of less than 9 years, as heard in previous newscast. Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron is looking at new ideas.... Read More