Rutherford County Virtual School provides flexible schedule for busy students

Dec 07, 2021 at 07:10 pm by WGNS

The first time Mollie Gardner stepped on ice during a friend’s birthday gathering at a local rink, it ended in embarrassment.She was six.Gardner was 11 by the time she h.... Read More
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MPD Arrested Pinnacle Bank Robbery Suspect In 9-Minutes

Dec 07, 2021 at 10:43 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  There was a strong-arm robbery at Pinnacle Bank Monday morning (12/6/2021). In less than 9-minutes, Murfreesboro Police had a suspect in custody.&nbs.... Read More

A Mechanical Heart Device Gives Middle Tennessee Man a Second Chance at Life

Dec 07, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

When doctors tell you that you may only have six months to live, what do you do? Larry Young, 69 at the time, was told that medicine had done all it could do and his heart was.... Read More

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Announces Distinguished Award Recipients Recognized at the Community Celebration

Nov 15, 2021 at 02:32 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN — The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has named Ted and Gloria LaRoche as the Witherspoon Award recipient, Kara J. Kemp as the Volunteer of.... Read More

REMINDER: Breast Cancer Treatment has Changed Greatly Over the Years (Virtual Seminar Nearing)

Oct 20, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Reports indicate about one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. By the end of 2021, close to 300,000 new breast cancer di.... Read More
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Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Celebrates Power of Pink Week

Oct 19, 2021 at 07:27 pm by WGNS

Last week in Murfreesboro, the Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month by creating a better understanding of breast cancer while.... Read More

Breast Cancer Treatment has Changed Greatly Over the Years (Virtual Seminar Nearing)

Oct 13, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Reports indicate about one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. By the end of 2021, close to 300,000 new breast cancer di.... Read More

MTSU council applauds governor’s nod to importance of economics education

Oct 05, 2021 at 10:43 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Lee signed a proclamation earlier this year that recognizes October as Economic Education Month in Tennessee.The designation was pet.... Read More

After difficult health journey, Middle Tennessee woman find strength and friendships in Ascension Saint Thomas Cancer Wellness and Survivorship Program

Aug 10, 2021 at 08:01 pm by WGNS

Amy Lysyczyn, a seasoned Middle Tennessee realtor, experienced a difficult journey leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic. Amy dealt with 7 surgeries, breast cancer removal, and.... Read More
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Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Nurses Throw Birthday Party for Patient’s 1-Year-Old Son

Aug 02, 2021 at 10:13 am by WGNS

Sometimes things happen that are beyond your control, and you have to make the best of the situation. Patrick Regg, a patient at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, found himse.... Read More

Rutherford County EMS Moves to 24/72 Shifts for Employees to Promote Better Work-Life Balance

Jul 19, 2021 at 09:24 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) recently made the decision to change to 24 hours on and 72 hours off shifts for Advanced Emerg.... Read More

UPDATE: Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Prepares for New Cardiac Surgery Program - Approximately 25 New Jobs to be Created

Jul 14, 2021 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

With the official green-light from the proper regulatory boards, administrators at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital have begun orchestrating what will be a state-of-the-art Ca.... Read More

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital CEO Joins WGNS On Air Tuesday

Jul 13, 2021 at 09:13 am by Producer

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford President and CEO Gordon B. Ferguson was our guest on The Action Line Tuesday morning. Some of the items that were discussed included: -.... Read More

Carrie Norvell Joins the Child Advocacy Center Team

Jun 15, 2021 at 09:10 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro — The Child Advocacy Center is excited to announce a new addition to its staff. Carrie Norvell has joined the CAC as the new Community Education Coordi.... Read More

Meet the Poodle Bringing Joy to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Patients

Jun 08, 2021 at 03:31 pm by WGNS

An innovative pet therapy program launched last week at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford with Magnolia Grace, a sweet three-year-old poodle nicknamed Maggie.  &n.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Labor & Delivery Virtual Seminar & Tour

May 13, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

On Friday, May 14th, join TN Moms in the Middle founders Dani Barker and Kassandra Jackson, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford’s childbirth educator D.... Read More

Nine Rutherford schools to become ‘Trauma-informed’

May 05, 2021 at 01:35 pm by WGNS

By JAMES EVANS Nine Rutherford County schools have been accepted into a two-year training program to become “Trauma-Informed” schools.Once completed, faculty.... Read More

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