STUDY: Tennessee ranks 36th in child well-being - Children living in poverty and more

Aug 09, 2022 at 08:31 pm by WGNS

Newly released data show Tennessee ranks 36th in overall child well-being, according to the 2022 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state report of recent household data dev.... Read More

The Journey Home continues the fight to end generational poverty and homelessness in Rutherford County

May 05, 2022 at 11:19 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) The Journey Home in Murfreesboro works to help those who are both homeless or on the edge of homelessness daily. Scott Foster, director of The Journey Home,.... Read More

Tennessee Obtains Approval for Retroactive Food Assistance to Eligible Children in Rutherford County and Beyond

Feb 28, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. - Beginning March 4, 2022, eligible children that did not receive assistance through Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) program f.... Read More

POVERTY - MORE FUNDING: WIC Program Announces Temporary Increase To WIC Cash-Value Benefit

Nov 04, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health announced a temporary increase to the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) Cash-Value Benefit (CVB) for fruit and vegetable purchases..... Read More

Journey Home Pancake Breakfast THIS SATURDAY Morning

Nov 03, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

The Journey Home in Murfreesboro will host a Pancake Breakfast this Saturday. Founded in 2006, The Journey Home is a Christian ministry that serves the homeless and disadvan.... Read More

Program Helps Elderly and Disabled Residents who Lack AC or Fan During Hot Months

Jul 27, 2021 at 08:06 am by WGNS

The longstanding Cool-Aid program based in Murfreesboro continues to heat up as temperatures rise throughout Rutherford County.Started over 30-years ago, the volunteer based p.... Read More

New Program in Tennessee to Help Families in Need

Jul 05, 2021 at 10:04 am by WGNS

Needy families may benefit from a new program in the state, the TANF Opportunity Act by the Tennessee General Assembly. This legislation is the result of more than a year of c.... Read More

PHOTO OF THE DAY: The Cars of Cuba

Feb 10, 2021 at 04:15 am by WGNS

Submitted by Scott Walker YEAR 2018 in CUBA: The late Fidel Castro banned imports of vehicles in 1959. Cuba doesn't have an auto manufacturer, so the cars that were impor.... Read More