U.S. Department of Education Approves Tennessee’s Plan for Use of American Rescue Plan Funds to Support K-12 Schools and Students, Distributes Remaining $830 Million To State

Jul 19, 2021 at 02:25 pm by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced the approval of Tennessee’s American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) pla.... Read More

Additional Funding Available for Southeast Dairies Looking to Build Processing Capacity

Jul 08, 2021 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

Beginning July 15, dairy businesses in Tennessee, North Carolina and Kentucky will be eligible to apply for a new round of funding to modernize and diversify their operations.... Read More

Historical Commission Grants Help MTSU and the 5th Bedford County Courthouse

Jun 23, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Historical Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office, has announced 35 Federal Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) grants totaling over $929,515 awarded fo.... Read More

Tennesseans Have Time to Apply for Federal Help with COVID-19 Funeral Expenses

May 18, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency encourages Tennesseans who lost loved ones to COVID-19 to apply for the assistance that is still available from the Federal Emergency.... Read More

The Next Murfreesboro City Budget Rings in at $505-Million

May 17, 2021 at 09:20 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in Special Session at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 20, in the Council Chambers at City Hall for the purpose of reviewing the proposed 2021-2.... Read More

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $3.4 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to Boost Tourism and Manufacturing Growth Efforts in Tennessee

Mar 19, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $3.4 million in CARES Act Recovery Assista.... Read More

Local Government Recovery and Rebuilding Direct Appropriation Grants will Equal Big Funding for Communities

Feb 24, 2021 at 07:58 am by WGNS

A large amount of funds could soon be available to communities throughout the State of Tennessee in about 5-months. Gov. Bill Lee recently highlighted the "Local Gov.... Read More

TN Dept. of Health Announces Funding Opportunities for Nursing Home Visitation, Communication Aids

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:17 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health encourages Tennessee nursing homes to apply for funding for aids to facilitate in-person visitation in compliance with COVID-19 safety guide.... Read More

Help a Local Cause in Rutherford County Win a $25,000 Grant!

Sep 30, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Communities across the United States answered the call from State Farm® to submit causes that would make a positive impact in their neighborhoods..... Read More

MTSU's Terletska shares NSF-funded research at prestigious international conference

Sep 29, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s Hanna Terletska experienced a special opportunity to share her research experiences along with nearly 60.... Read More

Technology Grant for Rutherford County Library

Sep 17, 2020 at 03:27 pm by WGNS

State Senators Dawn White and Shane Reeves joined Representatives Tim Rudd, Charlie Baum, Mike Sparks and Bryan Terry today to announce the Rutherford County Library will rece.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry to introduce “Pathway to Prosperity” legislation during 2021 legislative session

Sep 16, 2020 at 11:27 am by WGNS

State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) is preparing to introduce “Pathway to Prosperity” legislation for the 2021 legislative session in efforts to support Te.... Read More

Lost Wages Assistance program Announces: $300 Unemployment Payments Ending

Sep 11, 2020 at 11:40 am by WGNS

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has informed the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) funding for Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program.... 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

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $13.6 Million in CARES Act Funding to Capitalize Revolving Loan Funds to Help Small Businesses Across Tennessee Respond to Coronavirus

Aug 13, 2020 at 02:04 pm by WGNS

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $13.6 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistan.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County could receive additional $22 Million through the U.S. Census

Aug 12, 2020 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

We have more news on the Census and how it could impact Rutherford County... According to county officials, our community could earn an extra $22 million in federal funds from.... Read More

Rutherford County Businesses Received over $201-Million in Paycheck Protection Funding

Aug 05, 2020 at 10:36 am by WGNS

Funding related to the COVID-19 Pandemic has helped to keep multiple businesses alive and well in our community. More specifically, the Paycheck Protection Program for loans o.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric Donates $100K to Murfreesboro Charities

Jul 08, 2020 at 07:27 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Having just completed its merger with the Murfreesboro Electric Department, Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) announced today $100,000 in donations to t.... Read More