MTSU Drops Mask Mandate

Nov 11, 2021 at 09:49 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee State University has removed their mask mandate that was issued in the height of the COVID Pandemic. The requirement of mask being worn inside campus faciliti.... Read More

COVID DECLINE: Mask Requirement Dropped for Rutherford County Schools

Nov 08, 2021 at 06:59 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have waived their mask requirements as the number of those infected with COVID-19 has declined. In September, the Rutherford County School Boar.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Mask Mandate to End September 29th, but that mandate could be extended

Sep 23, 2021 at 07:53 pm by WGNS

Students wearing masks is helping to reduce the spread of COVID, that's the latest from the Murfreesboro City Schools....That was City School's spokesperson Lisa Trail, who.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools temporary mask requirement begins

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Mask are now required to be worn at all Rutherford County Schools. This news in after being adopted by the Rutherford County Board of Education last week. The Rutherfo.... Read More

Student's Voice Was Heard at County School Board Meeting on September 7th, Despite Mockery

Sep 12, 2021 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) As reported earlier on WGNS, the Rutherford County Board of Education apologized to Central Magnet Shool junior Grady Knox. In the board's "Moment of Silence" p.... Read More

Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Opens Investigations in Five States Regarding Prohibitions of Universal Indoor Masking

Aug 30, 2021 at 12:55 pm by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) opened directed investigations in Tennessee and four other states exploring whether statewide prohibitio.... Read More

RCS Announce Quarantine Procedure Changes; Highly Recommending Parents Send Students to School in Masks

Aug 23, 2021 at 08:42 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools are now "highly recommending" face masks in schools after 500 students and 50 employees tested positive last week in the system. Director of Schools.... Read More

UPDATE: Wearing a Mask on the MTSU Campus Now Required

Aug 09, 2021 at 11:11 am by WGNS

MTSU President Dr. Sidney McPhee says that masks will be required on the University Campus.In less than two weeks, students will be returning to begin their Fall semester. McP.... Read More

Most Medical Offices Still Require Face Coverings

Mar 15, 2021 at 06:54 am by WGNS

While the mask mandate has been lifted throughout Rutherford County, many businesses and medical offices continue to ask patrons, clients and guests to continue wearing a face.... Read More

Mask Mandate Is OVER In Rutherford County

Mar 15, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) A little over two-weeks ago, Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced that the county’s face covering order will be lifted effective Monday, Mar.... Read More

Planning for Summer Fun at Recreation Areas Around Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna or Nashville? You Must Wear a Mask.

Feb 18, 2021 at 11:21 am by WGNS

Mask wearing will be a requirement at US Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas like Percy Priest Lake this summer. While it may sound unreasonable to hikers, the requiremen.... Read More

Surgical Masks Equal Criminals Remaining Anonymous and Blending in More Than Ever

Feb 11, 2021 at 11:45 am by scott

Shoplifting and burglaries are nothing new in Rutherford County, but everyone wearing a mask because of the COVID Pandemic is new, when compared to years past. We asked Murfre.... Read More

Some Not Wearing a Facemask in Rutherford County

Nov 30, 2020 at 11:33 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Government offices have received multiple phone calls about people not wearing a mask to protect others from COVID-19. Some of the phone calls are from those.... Read More

Tennessee Counties Without Mask Requirements Have Higher COVID-19 Death Toll Per Capita

Nov 13, 2020 at 10:15 am by WGNS

As of November 12th, Rutherford County has 1,610 active COVID-19 cases. Since the start of the Pandemic, Rutherford County has seen 14,425 total cases and 129 deaths. Currentl.... Read More

FREE FOOD and FREE Masks to fight COVID-19 This Saturday in Murfreesboro

Nov 13, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

THIS SATURDAY: Free hot meals and free medical masks will be handed out this Saturday (Nov. 14th) in Murfreesboro. The free mask to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and the f.... Read More

Rutherford County MASK MANDATE is BACK

Oct 26, 2020 at 02:55 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County to Reinstate Face Covering Order Effective Wednesday, October 28 at 11:59 p.m. CDTRutherford County, TN—Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday afternoon th.... 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

Complaint seeking injunction filed against Coffee County Schools over mask mandate

Aug 24, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

A complaint has been filed against the Coffee County School System in Circuit Court seeking injunctive relief against the school system’s mask mandate.The complaint.... Read More

In Nashville, Citations were Issued for Non-Mask Compliance

Aug 10, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

In nearby Davidson County, Metro Police officers on Broadway in downtown Nashville issued 16 Metro civil citations last week to persons not complying with the Health Departmen.... Read More

Enforcing Face Coverings in Rutherford County to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Aug 06, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

Rutherford County residents are required to wear a face covering throughout the month of August, according to County Mayor Bill Ketron. But, what happens if you refuse to wear.... Read More