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

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

Alexander: Give Parents More Choices of All Schools for Their Children

Jul 23, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS

Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) cosponsored the “School Choice Now Act,” legislation introduced today by committee member Sen. Tim Sc.... Read More

OPINION: Opposing Duty Free Lunch Waivers from the TN State Board of Education

Jul 23, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

OPINION RELEASE - PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS OF TENNESSEE OPPOSE BLANKET WAIVERS ON DUTY FREE LUNCH:  Professional Educators of Tennessee, a non-partisan teacher association,.... Read More

Schools in Rutherford, Coffee and Cannon Counties

Jul 21, 2020 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

Many have asked what are schools outside of larger cities like Nashville and Murfreesboro doing when it comes to reopening?In Cannon County, a reopening plan was announced thi.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Confirm Students and Staff to wear Mask

Jul 20, 2020 at 02:43 pm by WGNS

City of Murfreesboro Schools are reopening on August 10th and the year will be a little different when compared to years past. Students, staff and visitors will be required to.... Read More

EDITORIAL: State can help families and veterans become homeowners during economic downturn

Jul 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Editorial By TN State Rep. Charlie Baum of Murfreesboro: Even in good economic times, finding affordable housing can be challenging.  Finding adequate housing is even mor.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools Seek Parent Input on Masks for the Upcoming School Year

Jul 14, 2020 at 07:28 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are asking parents for their input on students and staff wearing masks during the upcoming school year. On Tuesday (7/14/2020), parents received.... Read More

Masks or No Masks for Rutherford County School Students - That is the Question

Jul 13, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will open traditionally in August and all parents will also have a choice to select a distance-learning option, according to the reopening plan adopt.... Read More

Rutherford County students complete Certified Nursing Assistant summer program

Jul 02, 2020 at 09:56 am by WGNS

By PAIGE HOLLOWAYRutherford County SchoolsSeveral Rutherford County students have recently worked to earn essential skills during a month-long Certified Nursing Assistant clas.... Read More