COVID Vaccines for Area Homeless in Rutherford County on March 26th

Mar 22, 2021 at 10:26 am by WGNS

Those who are homeless in Rutherford County will have an opportunity to receive the COVID Vaccine this Friday on March 26th.Saint Thomas Rutherford hospital is offering the Jo.... Read More
Pictured left to right, Lisbeth Couser, Roseann Barton, Jeremy Palmer, Nancy Roark,  Annmarie Kaspy and Lauren Cooley.

Chicken Salad Chick makes $20,030 Investment in The Journey Home

Mar 02, 2021 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

Chicken Salad Chick recently presented The Journey Home with a $20,030 gift to further the efforts of the nonprofit. During December of last year, Chicken Salad Chicks in the.... Read More

Local Youth Handing Out 1,500 McDonalds Sandwiches to Rutherford County Homeless

Feb 25, 2021 at 11:20 am by WGNS

Local McDonald's teamed up with an organization to feed the homeless in Rutherford County on Thursday. The fast-food chain provided 1,500 McRib sandwiches.The distri.... Read More

Homeless Severely Impacted by Ice and Cold Weather in Rutherford County

Feb 17, 2021 at 10:02 am by WGNS

Homeless in our community are being severely impacted by the cold weather as the windchill has already reached a low 8-degrees. Cliff Sharp, founder of Greenhouse Ministries s.... Read More

The numbers of those who are homeless is growing in Murfreesboro, along with the age of those who are homeless

Feb 12, 2021 at 11:45 am by WGNS

Homelessness continues to plague the streets of Rutherford County and the numbers of those who lack a place to call home are getting older. Ed Grimes with the Murfreesboro Res.... Read More

Homeless Shelter in Murfreesboro is Utilized by Over 180 People

Feb 09, 2021 at 12:25 pm by WGNS

The Coldest Nights Shelter in Murfreesboro has been busy this year. Ed Grimes with the Murfreesboro Rescue Mission told WGNS NEWS how many people have been staying at the free.... Read More

Single Mother of Three Receives Help from Local Police Officer and the Community

Dec 29, 2020 at 06:58 pm by WGNS

COMPLETE AUDIO BELOW: A local police officer helped to ensure a single mother of three had a great Christmas this year. Officer Jacob Lamb found out about the mother while at.... Read More

Report finds Tennessee has 20th largest homeless population in U.S.

Dec 09, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

In Tennessee, there are 10.9 homeless people for every 10,000 residents. In total, 34.8% of the homeless Tennessee population is living unsheltered. Among all U.S. states, Ten.... Read More

Coldest Nights Shelter is Now Open in Murfreesboro - Now Through March 15th

Nov 24, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Rescue Mission's Ed Grimes said the Coldest Nights Shelter project just opened for the 2020/2021 season on Sunday Night (Nov. 22nd).  Last year, the shelter.... Read More

STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION: Arrest of man who appeared to be homeless is under investigation in Murfreesboro

Oct 15, 2020 at 06:24 pm by WGNS

Still Under Investigation, as of October 15, 2020: WGNS received word from a local resident who said they were concerned about an arrest they saw on Saturday around 5PM. The i.... Read More

The Journey Home - Fall Fish Fry Fundraiser

Oct 12, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

As nonprofits continue to provide services to their clients, one thing that has been impacted is their ability to host their annual fundraisers. This is the case with The Jour.... Read More

Barnabas Vision is hosting a FREE livestream concert

Aug 26, 2020 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is hosting a FREE livestream concert featuring the husband-wife duo, Johnny & Heidi, on Saturday, August 29th at 7pm.  The event will.... Read More

Giving thanks at a time of sorrow for the fact that she had her own place

Aug 17, 2020 at 07:50 am by WGNS

The homeless community is saddened by the loss of a woman named Marguerita Kay Scroggins who passed away on Sunday. Yet, at the same time many are thankful she had her own pla.... Read More

Salvation Army's "Beyond the Bells" scheduled for August 31st

Jul 28, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS

Make plans now to attend the first virtual Beyond the Bells "Salvation Army" event to celebrate the lives of those who have been changed through the support of our community.T.... Read More

Amelia’s Closet Announces Expansion Program

Jul 10, 2020 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Amelia’s Closet is expanding its mission after five years of serving Middle Tennessee, founding Executive Director Jody Powers officially announ.... Read More

Helping Homeless gain Housing in Murfreesboro

Jul 09, 2020 at 12:31 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Cold Patrol continues to help the homeless in our community. Margaritta Scroggins told WGNS News the Cold Patrol recently helped her get into housing...Scrogg.... Read More