UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools temporary mask requirement begins

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Mask are now required to be worn at all Rutherford County Schools. This news in after being adopted by the Rutherford County Board of Education last week. The Rutherfo.... Read More

RuCo Schools Temporary Mask Requirement Begins Monday

Sep 10, 2021 at 09:21 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board voted Thursday to implement a temporary mask requirement. The 5-2 vote would require masks from Monday, September 13th to October 14th, at w.... Read More

Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Opens Investigations in Five States Regarding Prohibitions of Universal Indoor Masking

Aug 30, 2021 at 12:55 pm by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) opened directed investigations in Tennessee and four other states exploring whether statewide prohibitio.... Read More

UPDATE: Wearing a Mask on the MTSU Campus Now Required

Aug 09, 2021 at 11:11 am by WGNS

MTSU President Dr. Sidney McPhee says that masks will be required on the University Campus.In less than two weeks, students will be returning to begin their Fall semester. McP.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Prepare for Students to Return to the Classroom

Jul 27, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

The new school year is about to begin and schools around the state are making preparations to keep COVID-19 out of the classroom.WGNS NEWS was told the janitorial staff within.... Read More

FREE FOOD and FREE Masks to fight COVID-19 This Saturday in Murfreesboro

Nov 13, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

THIS SATURDAY: Free hot meals and free medical masks will be handed out this Saturday (Nov. 14th) in Murfreesboro. The free mask to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and the f.... Read More

Complaint seeking injunction filed against Coffee County Schools over mask mandate

Aug 24, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

A complaint has been filed against the Coffee County School System in Circuit Court seeking injunctive relief against the school system’s mask mandate.The complaint.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Large Party equals Arrest due to COVID-19 / Public Health Orders of Large Gatherings

Aug 12, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

Metro Nashville Specialized Investigations Division (SID) detectives swore out arrest warrants charging the two owners of 21 Fern Avenue in Nashville with violating public hea.... Read More

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

Murfreesboro City Schools Confirm Students and Staff to wear Mask

Jul 20, 2020 at 02:43 pm by WGNS

City of Murfreesboro Schools are reopening on August 10th and the year will be a little different when compared to years past. Students, staff and visitors will be required to.... Read More

Tri-Star Stonecrest Medical Donates 500 Masks to Rutherford County Businesses to Support #RutherfordResponsible Initiative

Jul 17, 2020 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced a new initiative last week entitled “#RutherfordResponsible” strongly encouraging citizen.... Read More

Tri-Star Stonecrest Medical Donates 500 Masks to Rutherford County Businesses to Support #RutherfordResponsible Initiative

Jul 15, 2020 at 09:59 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced a new initiative last week entitled “#RutherfordResponsible” strongly encouraging citizen.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Enforcement of Mask Wearing Begins

Jul 15, 2020 at 07:50 am by WGNS

In nearby Nashville where mask wearing is mandatory, the Metro Nashville Police Department has started active enforcement of the Health Department’s mandatory mask order.... Read More

Mayor Ketron Releases Mask Policy for Employees/General Public Referencing #RutherfordResponsible

Jul 09, 2020 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday that he will not mandate masks county-wide but instead has elected to follow a new initiative.... Read More