Rutherford County Schools Prepare for Students to Return to the Classroom

    Jul 27, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

    The new school year is about to begin and schools around the state are making preparations to keep COVID-19 out of the classroom.WGNS NEWS was told the janitorial staff within.... Read More

    Some Tennessee employers pushing for COVID vaccinations

    Jul 22, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

    Some Tennessee employers are ramping up efforts to convince their employees to get vaccinated, as the Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads. As of early July, it had accounted fo.... Read More

    Greenhouse Ministries in Murfreesboro is in Need of Volunteers

    Jul 21, 2021 at 09:34 am by WGNS

    Greenhouse Ministries is always looking for new volunteers and the next volunteer orientation will take place on Thursday (7/22/21) morning at 10.That was Greenhouse founder C.... Read More

    Unemployment Claims in Tennessee that are tied to COVID-19 Pandemic Continue Downward Trend in July

    Jul 20, 2021 at 06:52 am by WGNS

    COVID-19 Unemployment claims tied to the start of the Pandemic are continuing a downward trend in Tennessee. The revised reporting of data shows a 28% drop in the number of in.... Read More

    Gun Stores Starting to See Inventory Increase for the First Time Since the Start of the COVID Pandemic in 2020

    Jul 16, 2021 at 11:19 am by WGNS

    Looking back to the start of the Covid Pandemic in 2020, America saw increased sales in a variety of products.One of the many products that left the store shelves in a matter.... Read More

    The COVID Pandemic has Taken a Mental Toll on Many

    Jul 09, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

    The impact that COVID-19 has had on the mental well-being of many has been tough, to say the least.“Public health actions, such as social distancing, are necessary to re.... Read More

    Weekly Unemployment Claims Continue to Go Down in TN and Rutherford County

    Jul 08, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

    As COVID-19 numbers continue to dwindle across the country, so do the numbers of newly filed unemployment claims.Over the past 8-weeks in Tennessee, there have been 50,262 new.... Read More

    Rutherford County Schools Create ‘Learning Loss Supervisor’ Position

    Jun 30, 2021 at 09:34 pm by WGNS

    Rutherford County Schools will be using part of its Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund to hire the newly created position of Learning Loss Supervisor.This.... Read More

    Where Does Rutherford County Fall on the TOP 50 COVID-19 Vaccination List?

    Jun 28, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

    A June 27th report by has rated the Top 50 Counties in Tennessee with the highest COVID-19 Vaccination Rate and Rutherford County faired well on the list.1st.) Com.... Read More

    Free Health Fair and Food Distribution at Patterson Park in Murfreesboro on July 17th

    Jun 25, 2021 at 11:05 am by WGNS

    (Murfreesboro, TN) - Healthy Tennessee, a non-profit organization founded by Vanderbilt orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Manny Sethi is hosting a free health fair on Saturda.... Read More

    Rutherford County Health Department announces changes to COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Location

    Jun 23, 2021 at 08:52 am by WGNS

    Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department will be changing its vaccination and testing site beginning Monday, June 28. The COVID-19 vaccination site will.... Read More

    UPDATE: The Courts in Tennessee Saw Little In-Person Human Interaction Throughout the Pandemic

    Jun 18, 2021 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

    Rutherford County area Judges recently attended the annual State Judicial Conference in Memphis, Tennessee. This was the first in person hearing since March of last year for j.... Read More

    A Look at Unemployment Benefits and New Claims Filed in TN Since the Start of the Pandemic

    Jun 17, 2021 at 09:04 am by WGNS

    When the COVID Pandemic first hit, Tennessee recorded a record number of new unemployment claims in a very short period of time. Data from the Tennessee Department of Labor &a.... Read More

    COVID-19 UPDATE: Researchers find out how to use stats to prepare for next pandemic

    Jun 16, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

    Researchers have found that cultural and demographic factors can help predict how COVID-19 and future outbreaks could progress.When looking at COVID numbers locally, Rutherfor.... Read More

    Senator Marsha Blackburn Reintroduces the Stop COVID Act to Hold China Accountable for Spreading COVID-19

    Jun 11, 2021 at 11:07 am by WGNS

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friday, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) reintroduced the Stop China-Originated Viral Infectious Diseases (Stop COVID) Act to ensure Beiji.... Read More

    MTSU One of the First in the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge

    Jun 11, 2021 at 10:59 am by WGNS

    Middle Tennessee State University was one of the first colleges to sign up for the “COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge.”  Colleges are encouraged to engage st.... Read More

    TN Department of Health To Address COVID-19 Health Disparities

    Jun 04, 2021 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

    The Tennessee Department of Health today announced receipt of a $38.8 million award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to address COVID-19 health dispar.... Read More

    Preventing Colon Cancer, the Third Most Common Cancer in America

    Jun 02, 2021 at 09:11 am by WGNS

    The topic of cancer has received less publicity since the start of the COVID Pandemic, largely due to the fact that COVID-19 hit areas like Rutherford County so quickly. At th.... Read More

    COVID-19 Vaccinations and Who is Getting The Vaccine?

    Jun 01, 2021 at 08:45 am by WGNS

    COVID-19 continues to be a concern for residents in the Volunteer State and the Tennessee Department of Health continues to monitor the number of vaccinations recorded daily.... Read More

    Red Cross, American Cancer Society partner to help patients as treatments resume during the COVID Pandemic

    Jun 01, 2021 at 06:34 am by WGNS

    RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. (June 1, 2021) – The American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up this June to encourage people across the country to .... Read More