Blackman High School distance-learning extended until Monday, Nov. 16

Nov 11, 2020 at 09:37 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update on Blackman High School and their in-person reopening date, which was recently extended. In-person students will now return on Monday, Nov. 16, unless they.... Read More

COVID-19: Rocky Fork Elementary School now switched to Distance Learning

Nov 09, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

Rocky Fork Elementary School parents in Smyrna were the latest to be notified about changes due to COVID-19. Spokesperson of the Rutherford County School System James Evans re.... Read More

Rockvale High and Stewarts Creek High reopening dates announced

Oct 30, 2020 at 07:53 am by WGNS

Rockvale High School and Stewarts Creek High School now have reopening dates, after being shut down due to the concern of COVID-19 numbers and a lack of substitute teachers. T.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Announce New Finance Director

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Mr. Ralph Ringstaff, Interim Director of Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS), is pleased to announce Michael Smith has been named Finance Director. Smith will b.... Read More

Editorial: Why Johnny Still Can’t Read

Oct 29, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Editorial: "Why Johnny Still Can’t Read," by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of Tennessee  Reading is a fundamental and necessary skill and.... Read More

State Offers No-Cost Testing for Lead to Child-Care Facilities, Schools

Oct 26, 2020 at 09:24 am by WGNS

The State of Tennessee is offering lead testing in water to Head Start, Early Head Start, state-licensed child-care centers, and public schools at no cost to facilities that c.... Read More
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Rutherford County School Board orientation meeting

Sep 28, 2020 at 11:28 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board orientation meeting has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 16 beginning at 11 a.m. The meeting will include multiple presentations with The las.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee appoints Eagleville senior to State Board of Education

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:07 am by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT As teenagers, Garren Hamby’s parents were involved in FFA.When their son showed an interest and their previous school district did not offe.... Read More

TDEC Offers Teachers Toolkits for Earth Science Week

Sep 18, 2020 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), in partnership with the American Geosciences Institute, will distribute a limited number of Earth Science Week.... Read More

Schools to Report COVID-19 Cases - Will be Online

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:20 am by WGNS

A new program to see the active COVID-19 cases by school across the Volunteer State was supposed to go LIVE online this Friday, but that won’t happen. With more, here is.... Read More

Rutherford Co. Mayor Bill Ketron and Deputy to the Mayor Steve Sandlin on air

Aug 26, 2020 at 09:06 am by Producer

On this episode of the Action Line, WGNS' Scott Walker talks to Rutherford Co. Mayor Bill Ketron and learns the proper title to Steve Sandlin, the "Deputy to the Mayor." They.... Read More

Wheel Tax to build a school Proposed for Cannon County

Aug 24, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

During the last meeting of the Cannon County Commission, commissioners asked the Board of Education members to review and submit a simpler explanation of their wheel tax refer.... 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

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Smyrna Elementary School Quarantine

Aug 21, 2020 at 04:21 pm by WGNS

Smyrna Elementary School will re-open on Monday after being closed due to COVID-19. This news was confirmed on Friday after additional guidance was received Thursday at the Ru.... 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

Important Deadline Coming for Pandemic Food Assistance Program

Aug 13, 2020 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is reminding parents that there’s time to apply for a program to help provide food for their children during the COVID-.... Read More

Christiana Middle School Changes In Class Opening Day to Aug. 24th Due to Positive COVID-19 Tests

Aug 10, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Christiana Middle School will not open as scheduled this Thursday (8/13/2020) due to 2 employees at the school testing positive for COVID-19. Reports indicate that 2 additiona.... Read More

New Huntington Learning Center Opens In Murfreesboro

Aug 07, 2020 at 11:42 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Huntington Learning Center has opened a brand-new center in Murfreesboro on July 27. The Murfreesboro center is located at 2812 Old Fort Parkway, Suite K,.... 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

UPDATE REMINDER: Following School Board decision, Rutherford County Schools reopening Aug. 10

Jul 29, 2020 at 01:46 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