Blackman Football Team in Quarantine for COVID-19

Sep 28, 2020 at 09:25 am by WGNS

The Blackman football team has been quarantined for two-weeks after a player tested positive for COVID-19. "There is a COVID situation affecting Blackman's football team and.... Read More

Blue Raiders finalize football game day guidelines

Sep 09, 2020 at 08:49 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennessee will allow 20% fan capacity in Floyd Stadium for its football home opener against Troy on Sept. 19, Director of Athletics Chris Massaro announced Wednesday.Th.... 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

COVID-19 Unemployment for Rutherford County currently at 3.4% - Davidson County at over 5%

Aug 13, 2020 at 10:17 am by WGNS

New unemployment claims decreased again this past week in Tennessee since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic.According to the TN Department of Labor, new unemployment claims f.... Read More

COVID-19 Data for Rutherford Co. & Tennessee (Updated Daily)

Aug 10, 2020 at 06:47 pm by WGNS

New analysis finds association between masking requirements and slower growth in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Aug 10, 2020 at 06:46 pm by WGNS

In a new analysis, researchers from the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University Medical Center have found a relations.... Read More

COVID-19 Update for Rutherford Co. through August 9th, 2020

Aug 09, 2020 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Rutherford County has dropped the last five days but there have also been three additional deaths. That brings the death rate to 54. In.... Read More

COVID-19 in Rutherford County Last Week

Aug 02, 2020 at 06:51 pm by WGNS

The percent of positive COVID-19 cases in Rutherford County has taken a 1.3% drop in the last five days, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. In the five day peri.... Read More

Executive Order No. 55 becomes official

Aug 01, 2020 at 01:39 am by WGNS

Executive Order No. 55, first announced this past Tuesday, was signed by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today, making contact during practice now permissible in the sports of foo.... Read More

COVID-19 Continues in Rutherford County and Beyond

Jul 30, 2020 at 01:31 pm by WGNS

Between July 21st and July 29th, 966 more people have tested positive for COVID 19 in Rutherford County. Those numbers will continue to climb. Right now, the number of positiv.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Traditional Start Affirmed

Jul 28, 2020 at 07:31 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

City Schools Changes Reopening Plan

Jul 28, 2020 at 06:54 pm by WGNS

In response to ongoing monitoring of the COVID-19 numbers, Murfreesboro City Schools will open the 2020-2021 school year on August 10th with Plan 2: Hybrid Instruction. T.... Read More

Governor's order allows students to resume contact sports

Jul 28, 2020 at 05:21 pm by WGNS

In a press conference, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced that he will soon sign Executive Order No. 55, which will include TSSAA member schools in an exception to contact.... 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

COVID-19 This Week in Rutherford County

Jul 25, 2020 at 04:38 pm by WGNS

The active cases of COVID-19 in Rutherford County continue to rise and the total deaths have risen six to 47 (as of July 26).  In data released by the Tennessee Departme.... Read More

TSSAA adopts COVID-19 regulations and fall sports contingency plans

Jul 22, 2020 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

Tennessee now has a roadmap for both high school football and girls’ soccer in the fall. Convening its Board of Control Wednesday in Murfreesboro, the Tennessee Seconda.... Read More

Tenn. Business Barometer: Outlook among business leaders improves as businesses reopen

Jul 22, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — As businesses began reopening from the COVID-19 economic shutdown in recent months, outlook among Tennessee business leaders has improved, acc.... Read More

VIDEO: Face Masks Required in County Schools; Reopening Plan Reviewed July 28

Jul 21, 2020 at 09:16 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board voted to require face masks for all students, employees and visitors when school resumes. The board held a meeting Tuesday night and voted.... Read More

TSSAA Board of Control Meeting Wednesday; Classification & football/girls soccer contingency plans

Jul 20, 2020 at 06:52 pm by WGNS

  The TSSAA Board of Control will meet on Wednesday, July 22 at Siegel High School at 1:00 p.m. CST. The meeting will be a study session to discuss possible classifi.... Read More

Rutherford County COVID-19 Red Zone

Jul 20, 2020 at 06:26 pm by WGNS

A published report by the Center for Public Integrity shows Rutherford County in the "red zone" for COVID-19 cases. According to the group, a document prepared for the White H.... Read More