Rutherford County Schools Traditional Start Affirmed

Jul 28, 2020 at 07:31 pm by WGNS

During a special-called meeting on July 28, the Rutherford County Board of Education voted to reopen schools in August with in-person classes and an option for all parents to.... Read More

City Schools Changes Reopening Plan

Jul 28, 2020 at 06:54 pm by WGNS

In response to ongoing monitoring of the COVID-19 numbers, Murfreesboro City Schools will open the 2020-2021 school year on August 10th with Plan 2: Hybrid Instruction. T.... Read More

Governor's order allows students to resume contact sports

Jul 28, 2020 at 05:21 pm by WGNS

In a press conference, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced that he will soon sign Executive Order No. 55, which will include TSSAA member schools in an exception to contact.... Read More

Sen. Alexander: Student Debt, School Choice, and Child Care

Jul 27, 2020 at 04:49 pm by WGNS

(WASHINGTON DC)  On Monday (7/27/2020), in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Senate health and education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) introduced legislat.... Read More

Tennessee Has the 2nd Fewest Roads in Poor Condition - Murfreesboro Road Projects Continue

Jul 27, 2020 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

According to data from the Federal Highway Administration, 26 percent of major urban roads in the U.S. are in poor condition.In Tennessee, only 8.6% of all major roads are in.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools to further Examine Phasing in Students Starting August 10th

Jul 27, 2020 at 01:17 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools Director Bill Spurlock told WGNS about the start of school for both students and teachers, who will be back in the classroom first..Again, August 10t.... Read More

Free Class in Cannon County on Overdoses and How to Utilize NARCAN

Jul 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

In nearby Woodbury, the Cannon County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition will hold its August online Building Community Resources Series presentation on Tuesday, August 4th.... Read More

COVID-19 This Week in Rutherford County

Jul 25, 2020 at 04:38 pm by WGNS

The active cases of COVID-19 in Rutherford County continue to rise and the total deaths have risen six to 47 (as of July 26).  In data released by the Tennessee Departme.... Read More

Help For Re-Opening Businesses

Jul 24, 2020 at 11:45 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Local Better Business Bureau's James Price has ideas to help businesses that are reopening in this COVID-19 environment.    BBB p.... Read More

TSSAA adopts COVID-19 regulations and fall sports contingency plans

Jul 22, 2020 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

Tennessee now has a roadmap for both high school football and girls’ soccer in the fall. Convening its Board of Control Wednesday in Murfreesboro, the Tennessee Seconda.... Read More

Tenn. Business Barometer: Outlook among business leaders improves as businesses reopen

Jul 22, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — As businesses began reopening from the COVID-19 economic shutdown in recent months, outlook among Tennessee business leaders has improved, acc.... Read More

VIDEO: Face Masks Required in County Schools; Reopening Plan Reviewed July 28

Jul 21, 2020 at 09:16 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board voted to require face masks for all students, employees and visitors when school resumes. The board held a meeting Tuesday night and voted.... Read More

TN Senate Health Chairman Alexander Introduces Bill to Prepare for the Next Pandemic

Jul 21, 2020 at 09:55 am by WGNS

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today introduced the Preparing for the Next Pandemic Act — legislation that will maintain sufficient onshore m.... Read More

One in 10 Tennessee Families Were Food Insufficient During Early Months of COVID-19

Jul 21, 2020 at 09:26 am by WGNS

The latest research from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture indicates that during late April and early May 2020, approximately 525,000 Tennessee households w.... Read More

TSSAA Board of Control Meeting Wednesday; Classification & football/girls soccer contingency plans

Jul 20, 2020 at 06:52 pm by WGNS

  The TSSAA Board of Control will meet on Wednesday, July 22 at Siegel High School at 1:00 p.m. CST. The meeting will be a study session to discuss possible classifi.... Read More

Rutherford County COVID-19 Red Zone

Jul 20, 2020 at 06:26 pm by WGNS

A published report by the Center for Public Integrity shows Rutherford County in the "red zone" for COVID-19 cases. According to the group, a document prepared for the White H.... Read More

WGNS' Scott Walker talks to professors at MTSU about a number of topics dealing with Workplace Bullying, Science Grants and COVID-19

Jul 20, 2020 at 09:07 am by Producer

WGNS' Scott Walker talks to professors at MTSU about a number of topics (see show outline below): SEGMENT ONE – 8:10 a.m. GUEST: Dr. Jackie Gilbert, management profe.... Read More

The American Heart Association responds to alarming drop in 9-1-1 calls fueled by COVID-19 fears

Jul 20, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase and strain emergency departments nationwide, a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Re.... Read More

COVID-19 in Rutherford Co. This Week

Jul 19, 2020 at 03:28 pm by WGNS

There have been two additional tests and just over 900 new total cases of COVID-19 in the last eight days here in Rutherford County, according to data from the Tennessee Depar.... Read More

Tri-Star Stonecrest Medical Donates 500 Masks to Rutherford County Businesses to Support #RutherfordResponsible Initiative

Jul 17, 2020 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced a new initiative last week entitled “#RutherfordResponsible” strongly encouraging citizen.... Read More