MURFREESBORO: Ascension Saint Thomas Launches First On-Site/Near-Site Employer Clinics

Sep 17, 2020 at 03:16 pm by WGNS

Mayor Bill Ketron, Chamber of Commerce President Paul Latture, Ascension Medical Group President Yvette Doran, and Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford President and CEO Gordon F.... Read More

2020 ATHENA Awards Recipients Announced

Sep 16, 2020 at 04:59 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO)  The Rutherford ATHENA International Leadership Awards were held Wednesday (9/17/2020) at Embassy Suites to celebrate the accomplishments of 15 ATHENA nomin.... Read More

AAA: TN Gas Prices Trend Lower as Tropical Storm Sally Approaches Gulf Coast

Sep 15, 2020 at 09:48 am by WGNS

The Tennessee gas price average continues to trend lower as Tropical Storm Sally moves toward the Gulf Coast. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.94&.... Read More

RCECD 9-1-1 Administration and Training Center to be Named After John D. Hood

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:35 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Communications District’s (RCECD) 9-1-1 Administration and Training Center will be displaying a new name on Frida.... Read More

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

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

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

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

Pointing Gun at Off Duty Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Lands One in Jail

Aug 17, 2020 at 04:45 pm by WGNS

Another driver allegedly pointed a handgun at an off-duty Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy as they were traveling Sunday afternoon on Interstate 24 near the Medical Ce.... 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

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

DUI #6 - Subject Appeals Conviction, Courts Say No-Go

Aug 03, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

A man who was convicted in a Rutherford County Courtroom for DUI number six has filed an appeal.Jonathan Montgomery was sentenced for his sixth DUI and ordered to serve three.... Read More

Changes for the Preserve our Area’s Rural Qualities (PARQ) meeting

Aug 03, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

An upcoming Preserve our Area’s Rural Qualities (PARQ) meeting has been changed. The non-profit out of Readyville told WGNS, “Due to the Covid-19 virus, the second.... Read More

Two Franklin, TN Murder Suspects beleived to be in Rutherford County or South Nashville areas

Jul 29, 2020 at 01:17 pm by WGNS

TWO Murder Suspects in a recent killing could be in Rutherford County or South Nashville, according to authorities. With assistance from tips to Crime Stoppers, Nashville Sout.... Read More

Appeal filed by Murfreesboro Sex Offender Denied

Jul 22, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

An appeal filed in the case of a registered sex offender who was arrested in Rutherford County has been denied. The case involves a man by the name of Matthew Whitehair who fi.... Read More

Rutherford County Imposes Mask Mandate Effective Wednesday, July 22 at 12:00 a.m.

Jul 20, 2020 at 05:06 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday afternoon that Rutherford County will officially impose a mask mandate beginning Wednesday, July 22 at 12:00 a.m.“We.... Read More

Rutherford County Commissioners and City Councilmen can NOW go to meetings ARMED with a Gun

Jul 20, 2020 at 10:30 am by WGNS

According to the wording of new bill dealing with handgun carry permits in Tennessee, elected county or city officials and county attorneys who have civilian handgun permits c.... Read More