Probation, Information Technology to Move Into Old Judicial Building - Rutherford County Museum to Open in Courthouse

Aug 31, 2020 at 07:46 am by WGNS

The old Rutherford County Judicial Building is being renovated. Mayor Bill Ketron said the first office to move will be from the courthouse and across the street…And on.... Read More

Mask Mandate Extended in Rutherford County, but ENDS for Neighboring Williamson County

Aug 31, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

While the order requiring residents to wear a facemask in Rutherford County has been extended through September 30, 2020, the order in one neighboring county has ended complet.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services a Pilot Agency for “TN Save a Life-First Responder” Substance Abuse Outreach Program

Aug 28, 2020 at 08:46 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) will serve as a pilot agency for the “TN Save a Life-First Responder” substance ab.... Read More

New Broadband Fund Announced for District 14

Aug 27, 2020 at 04:01 pm by WGNS

Senator Shane Reeves from Rutherford County sent out emails to residents and media informing them on Wednesday that Tennessee has secured over $4.8 million in funding for inte.... Read More

Tennessee has more despair than most places

Aug 27, 2020 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Tennessee is experiencing a great deal of distress. Zippia.com recently analyzed depression, addiction, poverty, and other metrics to find the states where Americans are hurti.... Read More

Rutherford County Unemployment Drops by 1.4% landing on a 9.1% Jobless Rate

Aug 27, 2020 at 02:36 pm by WGNS

The unemployment situation in three-quarters of Tennessee’s 95 counties continued to improve in July following business closures earlier in the year due to the COVID-19.... Read More

Local Bowling Alley to OPEN this September inside the former Sears store

Aug 26, 2020 at 09:41 am by WGNS

Strike and Spare Family Fun Center on NW Broad Street will soon OPEN to a new home inside the shopping mall on Old Fort Parkway. General manager Phillip Cox sai.... Read More

Rutherford County Tourism Reports $385 Million in 2019 Travel Spending

Aug 26, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – Tourism in Rutherford County, Tennessee hit an all-time high in 2019 with $385 million in travel expenditures, according to recently released n.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Partners with Rutherford County to Deliver On-Site, Near-Site Clinic Care

Aug 24, 2020 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - On September 1, Ascension Saint Thomas will officially partner with Rutherford County to provide on-site and near-site clinic services at three sites of.... Read More

Hear Seven Inspirational Women Share Their Stories on Friday, September 11, 2020

Aug 21, 2020 at 02:59 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., August 21, 2020— Leaders of all types in Rutherford County are called to attend Leadercast Women to discover the power of taking courage in their da.... Read More

Join Power of Pink and the Saint Thomas Rutherford Ambassadors for the Inaugural Wine Around the Square Virtual 5K

Aug 20, 2020 at 09:37 am by WGNS

Lace up your sneakers for the first-ever Wine Around the Square Virtual 5K benefitting the Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation’s Power of Pink Fund. This exciting event i.... Read More

New Unemployment Numbers now UP in Tennessee

Aug 20, 2020 at 09:22 am by WGNS

The numbers for NEW Unemployment filings related to the COVID Pandemic in Tennessee has gone up after 2-weeks of decreasing.According to the Labor and Workforce Development De.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Continue to Monitor COVID Cases

Aug 19, 2020 at 07:19 pm by WGNS

WGNS has more news on COVID-19 and the Rutherford County school system.Rutherford County is currently classified as having a MODERATE spread rate with 2,504 active cases of CO.... Read More

EDITORIAL: Teachers as Essential Employees

Aug 19, 2020 at 06:50 pm by WGNS

Editorial by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of TN:Teachers are indeed essential, however, should they be classified by state and local school district.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Partners with Contessa to Bring Hospital-Level Care into the Home

Aug 14, 2020 at 11:52 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford is offering patients Hospital Care at Home, an emerging healthcare option that brings all the essential elements of inpatient care to the com.... Read More

U.S. Census takers begin visiting homes that have not responded

Aug 11, 2020 at 03:02 pm by WGNS

Beginning Tuesday August 11th, the U.S. Census Bureau will begin sending census takers to visit homes that have not yet responded to the census. This is an important activit.... Read More

Heroin Investigation Leads to 3 Arrests

Aug 11, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

A large amount of heroin is off the streets, thanks to multiple arrests made in Nashville. The arrests should have an impact on heroin sales in not only Davidson County, but R.... Read More

COVID-19 Unemployment Numbers going Down

Aug 06, 2020 at 10:47 am by WGNS

New unemployment claims decreased significantly last week in Tennessee with one of the biggest drops since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic.According to the TN Department of.... Read More

Rutherford ATHENA Scholarship Recipient Announced

Aug 05, 2020 at 09:50 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — RUTHERFORD Cable, founding sponsor of the ATHENA International Leadership Award for Rutherford County, announces the 2020 ATHENA Patrons Society Sc.... Read More

Nearby Coffee County OPENS Schools and later Announce Closure of Two Schools

Aug 05, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

In nearby Coffee County, the county schools officially opened… and two schools later officially closed.The first day of class orientation was August 3rd and by August 4.... Read More