Local Non-Profits like Barnabas Vision Need Your Help

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:07 am by WGNS

A local non-profit that works hard to help the less fortunate in Rutherford County is turning the big “1-0” (ten)! Barnabas Vision is celebrating their 10th annive.... Read More

Rutherford County Volunteers Provides Over 61,00 Meals for Food Insecure

Mar 30, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County employees and other local volunteers recently participated in a food-packaging event that provided over 61,000 meals for the food.... Read More

Largest Community Tree-Planting Event in America Set for March 20

Mar 11, 2021 at 02:11 pm by WGNS

In what organizers believe is the largest community tree planting event in America, thousands of volunteers have registered to plant more than 50,000 native trees including ev.... Read More

THEY'RE BACK: Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department Country Ham Breakfast Scheduled for March 20th

Mar 08, 2021 at 06:19 am by WGNS

The Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for their country ham breakfasts again. The Fire Chief told WGNS that the upcoming breakfast will be on Saturday morning,.... 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

"Encouragement Month" Continues with Barnabas Vision in Murfreesboro

Feb 15, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Encouragement month continues with Barnabas Vision in Murfreesboro. As many understand, November and December proved how generous Rutherford County is in helping oth.... Read More

Excellence in Education Becomes an Outdoor Experience for Murfreesboro City Schools Foundation

Feb 10, 2021 at 08:24 am by scott

(Murfreesboro, TN) The 14th Annual Excellence in Education will become An Outdoor Experience on Friday, May 1st at 6 p.m. The outdoor event will be held at Cannonsburgh V.... Read More

Red Cross urges blood donation to maintain supply amid pandemic

Jan 25, 2021 at 07:11 am by WGNS

The American Red Cross typically has a tough time keeping the blood supply strong during the winter months when inclement weather and seasonal illnesses can impact donors. Thi.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries Proposes a New "OLD" Idea to Help Children with Literature

Jan 19, 2021 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries founder Cliff Sharp said that the non-profit plans to work with the Murfreesboro City Schools to help students with reading. Sharp got the idea to help c.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries to Increase Help for those in Need with New Structure to be Completed by Fall of 2021

Dec 30, 2020 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

Construction has begun on the new Greenhouse Ministries building, which is directly behind their current offices. Founder Cliff Sharp told WGNS…The new building will ha.... 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

GREENHOUSE MINISTRIES: COVID-19 Leads to Growth of Need for Food

Dec 16, 2020 at 11:39 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries continues to help local residents in positive ways. Cliff Sharp who founded Greenhouse, told WGNS NEWS…Job loss due to the COVID-19 Pandemic has l.... Read More

Secretary Hargett Encourages Tennesseans to Give Wisely this Holiday Season

Nov 25, 2020 at 06:15 pm by WGNS

In this season of giving, Secretary of State Tre Hargett cautions Tennesseans to be wary of scams when making charitable donations."Tennesseans are generous and support each o.... Read More

Increasing COVID-19 Numbers Leads to Cancelation of Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department Breakfast on Saturday

Nov 16, 2020 at 11:37 am by WGNS

The Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department has had to cancel their upcoming Country Ham Breakfast that was scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21st. The breakfast fundraiser was called o.... Read More

Groundbreaking Ceremony for NEW Greenhouse Ministries Building was held on Thursday

Nov 12, 2020 at 02:55 pm by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries in Murfreesboro held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday for their new $4.8 million building. The new structure will be built directly behind their cur.... Read More

WANTED: Secret Santa’s for Needy Families in Rutherford / Cannon Counties

Nov 12, 2020 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN — “2020 has been a tough year for all of us—with layoffs, furloughs, and families unable to pay their bills and buy groceries,” said C.... Read More

Groundbreaking for new Greenhouse Ministries Building on Nov. 12th

Nov 04, 2020 at 09:27 am by WGNS

On Thursday, November 12th, Greenhouse Ministries will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for their future structure. Founder Cliff Sharp told WGNS NEWS…The ceremony will b.... Read More

Christmas 2020: Helping out families in Need this year

Oct 30, 2020 at 11:28 am by WGNS

Every year, non-profit Barnabas Vision pairs local residents with a family in need with a goal of helping that family with Christmas. Those who volunteer to help the le.... Read More

1 in 3 Military families have experienced a loss of income due to COVID-related unemployment

Oct 22, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

1 in 3 military families have experienced a loss of income due to COVID-related unemployment among military spouses. As a result, many military families now find it difficult.... Read More

Bikes Needed at local Non-Profit after Free Bike Repair Clinic in Murfreesboro

Oct 14, 2020 at 10:09 am by WGNS

A free bike repair clinic took place recently, which was hosted by Greenhouse Ministries in Murfreesboro. Volunteers fixed broken bikes and handed out new ones at Spring Valle.... Read More