United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announces inaugural three-day giving campaign

Sep 20, 2022 at 09:00 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford / Cannon Counties, TN — The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties (UWRCC) announces its inaugural three-day giving campaign, called GIVE UNITED, t.... Read More

Local Non-Profit Offering Helpful Classes for the Community

Sep 02, 2022 at 03:42 pm by WGNS

Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is reaching out to the community with ongoing classes to help Rutherford County residents. Previously, the classes were on Zoom video due to C.... Read More

Action Line: Preventing Suicide and helping families impacted by suicide

May 20, 2022 at 09:08 am by WGNS

Today we were joined by Meghan Gwaltney, Area Director of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The grassroots work they do focuses on eliminating the loss of life.... Read More

Murfreesboro Knights of Columbus at St. Rose of Lima Church Raise Over $5,000 for PORTICO in Murfreesboro

May 20, 2022 at 07:26 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) The Murfreesboro Knights of Columbus at St. Rose of Lima Church in Murfreesboro, found the recipe to boost their support for the “Respect for Lif.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry supports $175M in grant funding to support low-income families in Tennessee

May 05, 2022 at 11:38 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. — State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD, R-Murfreesboro, proudly supports $175 million in grant funding to better serve struggling Tennesseans through the.... 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

Op-Ed: Take time to encourage!

May 04, 2022 at 07:45 pm by WGNS

Take time to encourage!  by David Coggin, Barnabas Vision I believe Rutherford County is one of the most encouraging and giving communities in the world, but we are.... Read More

Child Advocacy Center Hometown Heroes Silent Auction

Apr 26, 2022 at 09:24 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO — “You only have four days left to bid on the items in the Hometown Heroes Silent Auction,” announced Child Advocacy Center Developmen.... Read More

Fundraiser for non-profit Barnabas Vision on April 30th

Apr 16, 2022 at 07:43 pm by WGNS

  Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is hosting a drop-in event to raise funds to help those in the community who are in need of help.The Christian ministry works with loc.... Read More

Third Blessing Box Opens in LaVergne at Rescue Squad

Apr 07, 2022 at 03:31 pm by WGNS

The "We Are Hope Foundation" and the LaVergne Rescue Squad have partnered to bring a third blessing box to the city, this one named “Kayleigh’s Blessing Box”.... Read More

Hometown Heroes Walk for Children in Murfreesboro on April 29th

Mar 28, 2022 at 06:56 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “On your mark.  Get set.  Go!” said Development Coordinator Katie Enzor.  “The Child Advocacy Center is making prepa.... Read More

Second Blessing Box installed in LaVergne, TN

Mar 23, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

A second Blessing Box was installed in LaVergne on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at the Sonic Drive-In, located at 5210 Murfreesboro Rd. The box currently contains non-perishable.... 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

Smyrna Police Personnel Participates in Concerns of Police Survivors Training / Event

Feb 22, 2022 at 09:59 am by WGNS

Smyrna Police Department personnel recently attended the C.O.P.S (Concerns of Police Survivors) Training program held in nearby Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. Some of the topics inclu.... Read More
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Ribbon Cutting for LaVergne's First Blessing Box

Feb 09, 2022 at 04:13 pm by WGNS

It took a partnership between two churches, an international business, and a new foundation to bring a Blessing Box to LaVergne. The Blessing Box, located at 144 Bain Drive ne.... Read More

Grand Opening of NEW Greenhouse Ministries building to be held TODAY - Tuesday, January 11th

Jan 11, 2022 at 07:37 am by WGNS

  Greenhouse Ministries will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony TODAY (Tuesday) at their brand new building.You may recall the new structure was badly.... Read More

Foundation to provide hope for residents in need of a helping hand

Jan 06, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

With three major projects completed through community outreach, the LaVergne based “We Are Hope Foundation” has been formally established. The mission of the Found.... Read More

Prevent Suicide: Support Available to Help Tennesseans Cope

Dec 20, 2021 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

For some people, stress increases during the holiday season, leading to physical illness, depression, anxiety, and substance misuse. If you or a loved one experience a mental.... Read More

18 Needy Families Need Secret Santa’s in Rutherford and Cannon Counties

Dec 06, 2021 at 06:21 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “The Child Advocacy Center has made Christmas magical for thousands of needy child abuse victims over the last 21 years,” said director S.... Read More

Insight Counseling Centers Announces Insight Ambassadors of Rutherford County

Dec 01, 2021 at 04:59 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. -  Insight Counseling Centers has announced a newly formed group, Insight Ambassadors of Rutherford County.The ambassadors have committed to represe.... Read More