Earth Day 2021 is Titled #RestoreRutherford

Apr 13, 2021 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Earth Day will once again be celebrated in Rutherford County. This year, the theme is “Restore Rutherford.”Amy Byers with Middle Tennessee Electric said…Mid.... Read More

Weight Loss through the Saint Thomas Bariatric Program and Bariatric Surgery

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:16 am by Producer

Dr. Stephen Allen Rich talks about the Saint Thomas Bariatric Program Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Rich is located in Murfreesboro and helps a wide variety of local residents with w.... Read More

Local Doctors Fight Cancer with Innovative "Hot Chemotherapy" Treatment

Apr 07, 2021 at 11:33 pm by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas is pleased to announce that Dr. Jason Barnett and Dr. Michael Stany have become the first gynecological oncologists in Tennessee to perform a type of ch.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Daisy Troop Makes Sweet Stop at Murfreesboro Hospital

Mar 11, 2021 at 02:06 pm by WGNS

Last week, the kind-hearted young ladies of Daisy Troop 3071 delivered Girl Scout cookies and a handmade banner to the frontline heroes at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Ho.... Read More

Students at Holloway High School Participate in BITZ Week

Feb 26, 2021 at 10:29 am by WGNS

Holloway High School in Murfreesboro is part of the “BITZ” Program, which stands for “Be In the Zone - Turn Off Your Phone” campaign…That was Da.... Read More

Soon-To-Be High School Seniors can now Apply to be in Youth Leadership Rutherford

Feb 22, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The Application Deadline has been Extended to March 5th - Soon-to-be high school seniors could benefit from a personal development, civic education and community engageme.... Read More

Freezing Temperatures: Middle Tennessee Electric Suspends Electric Cut-off due to Non-payment this week

Feb 15, 2021 at 04:54 pm by WGNS

Due to the cold weather and ice storms, Middle Tennessee Electric has announced it will be suspending all disconnections for non-payment for the remainder of this week.“.... Read More

Nashville and Murfreesboro Babies "Go Red" for Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Feb 11, 2021 at 02:29 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennessee proudly "went red" on Friday for National Wear Red Day, but the mission of Heart Month is far from over! The newborns of Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midto.... Read More

COVID Vaccine Update for Rutherford County

Feb 05, 2021 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Audio message from Rutherford County officials: Above can be heard on WGNSradio.comRutherford County has activated a limited-operations COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center. The.... Read More

The 2021 Rutherford Heart Ball Announces Campaign for Heart Month

Feb 03, 2021 at 03:22 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – February 2, 2021 - The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for a.... Read More

Rutherford ATHENA Award Program Announces 2021 Scholarships

Jan 27, 2021 at 03:43 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tennessee – January 26, 2021) The Rutherford ATHENA Award Program will award its annual scholarship at the 2021 ATHENA Award luncheon and ceremony on Thu.... Read More

2020 Physician Awards - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

Jan 25, 2021 at 10:05 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is pleased to recognize its 2020 honorees for outstanding accomplishments in clinical leadership. Dr. Pam Sing.... Read More

Deputy Recovers $17,000 Worth of Drugs During Traffic Stop for Speeding - Earns State Reward

Jan 15, 2021 at 11:32 am by WGNS

Recovering about $17,000 worth of illegal drugs during a traffic stop for speeding earned a Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy a state award.Deputy Carol Stafford earned.... Read More

Is there a Cap on Residential Development in Murfreesboro due to Treated Discharge Water?

Jan 14, 2021 at 11:32 am by WGNS

As Murfreesboro continues to grow in leaps and bounds, it equals concern over water and sewer capacity. But, the real issue is the discharge of treated water, as explained by.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Names New Director of Emergency Department

Jan 11, 2021 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TENN. - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is pleased to introduce Doris Price, DNP, MSN, RN, NE-BC, as its new Director of the Emergency Department.&nbs.... Read More

Annual United Way Community Baby Shower is Scheduled for February

Jan 07, 2021 at 02:42 pm by WGNS

The annual United Way Community Baby Shower will take place again this year, but with a few changes due to the COVID Pandemic. Leigh Ann Lamb with the United Way of Rutherfo.... Read More

Rutherford School Board declines hybrid calendar proposal; all in-person students will resume school on Monday, Jan. 11.

Jan 05, 2021 at 09:39 pm by WGNS

A proposal to use a hybrid schedule for students for the next four weeks was not approved by the Rutherford County Board of Education Tuesday evening.  Director of Schoo.... Read More

UPDATE: Tennessee Continues COVID-19 Vaccination

Jan 04, 2021 at 06:55 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: Tennessee continues efforts to administer COVID-19 vaccinations as described in the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. Tennessee county health department st.... Read More

Rutherford County Clerk

Dec 23, 2020 at 11:08 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tennessee - Rutherford County Clerk Lisa Duke Crowell announced as of Wednesday, December 23, 2020, all Rutherford County Clerk offices will be closed to the pub.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas expands online mental health and counseling services

Dec 03, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas, part of Ascension, is increasing access to essential mental health and counseling services for those in our communities who need it most. Ascension Onl.... Read More