Rutherford County Schools: ‘Students helping students’

Jul 28, 2021 at 08:47 am by WGNS

Ashley Huerta was one of 440 high school students who participated in the traditional summer school program. The soon-to-be-junior at Smyrna High School was enrolled in h.... Read More

Program Helps Elderly and Disabled Residents who Lack AC or Fan During Hot Months

Jul 27, 2021 at 08:06 am by WGNS

The longstanding Cool-Aid program based in Murfreesboro continues to heat up as temperatures rise throughout Rutherford County.Started over 30-years ago, the volunteer based p.... Read More

Longtime Eagleville ag teacher, Bruce Haley, recognized nationally

Jul 23, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

Bruce Haley will be first to admit his handkerchief gets wet from time to time. No. He’s not wiping the sweat from his brow. It’s from drying the tears that fall.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools: New online platform will assist adults wishing to complete diploma

Jul 21, 2021 at 04:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools is partnering with Graduation Alliance to make enrolling in its adult high school program more convenient for a greater number of potential students.... Read More

1st In TN To Earn CFAI accreditation and ISO Class 1

Jul 19, 2021 at 10:09 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) becomes the first fire department in the state of Tennessee to hold simultaneous Commission on Fire Accreditatio.... Read More

Rutherford County High Schools try to Educate Students about Student Debt when Discussing Career Choices

Jul 19, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

Last school year, U.S. News & World Report listed the top public schools across the country and one local school was in the top 20.Central Magnet School came in at numbe.... Read More

Helping Others: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Continues Helping Senior Citizens Through There SCAN Program

Jul 14, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

Positive news from the Rutherford County Sheriff... The Knights of Columbus members at St. Rose Catholic Church were recognized by the Sheriff's Office for donating to the S.... Read More

Local Non-Profit Collecting School Supplies for 100 Local School Children

Jul 13, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

Hear our full interview with Barnabas Vision volunteer Hillary Hodges above this article.Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is in the process of collecting school supplies to fi.... Read More

Middle Tennessee’s Largest Job Fair to Recruit 6,500 Workers During One-Day Event

Jul 09, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) — Over 140 hiring employers are trying to fill more than 6,500 job vacancies during Middle Tennessee’s largest job fair held in Murfrees.... Read More

Fire Chief Recommends Having an Exit Plan From Hotel Room When on Vacation

Jul 06, 2021 at 09:44 am by WGNS

Summer is the time for family vacations and one of the top destinations searched for online...  the Outer Banks of North Carolina, according to a 2020 article in Forbes m.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Create ‘Learning Loss Supervisor’ Position

Jun 30, 2021 at 09:34 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will be using part of its Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund to hire the newly created position of Learning Loss Supervisor.This.... Read More

Five cheerleading squads representing four Rutherford County schools were recognized at recent School Board meeting after winning national championships

Jun 29, 2021 at 12:41 pm by WGNS

Winners of The Masters don green jackets. Inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are fitted with gold jackets.Wearing their coveted white championship jackets, cheerlead.... Read More

REMINDER: Summer Feeding Programs Free for 18 and Younger

Jun 25, 2021 at 01:02 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Schools: Murfreesboro City Schools’ Nutrition Department will sponsor the free Summer Food Service Program at ten locations with weekly meal drop.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department announces changes to COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Location

Jun 23, 2021 at 08:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department will be changing its vaccination and testing site beginning Monday, June 28. The COVID-19 vaccination site will.... Read More

Local legislators announce over $1.65 million in Multimodal Access Grants in Rutherford County

Jun 17, 2021 at 02:24 pm by WGNS

State Senators Dawn White and Shane Reeves and Representatives Bryan Terry, Tim Rudd, Charlie Baum and Mike Sparks announced .... Read More

FirstBank Amphitheater to Open with Concerts Soon - Job Fair to Hire New Workers Nearing

Jun 17, 2021 at 09:30 am by WGNS

The FirstBank Amphitheater will open in the Thomspon's Station / Franklin area directly off of I-840 this August. As they prepare to host a full line of concerts, they are hir.... Read More

New Scam Targeting Senior Citizens in Middle Tennessee

Jun 14, 2021 at 11:53 am by WGNS

A new scam is churning in Middle Tennessee, most recently targeting senior citizens in Hendersonville.Two Miami men were charged after they allegedly scammed two senior citize.... Read More

Thousands of Jobs Available NOW in Rutherford County

Jun 14, 2021 at 11:13 am by WGNS

The job market is booming right now in Rutherford County. From government jobs to the private sector, there is a long list of places hiring new employees.One of the many job o.... Read More

Over 1,000 Rutherford County School Students Participating in Credit Recovery - Summer School Programs

Jun 11, 2021 at 08:57 am by WGNS

The 2020-2021 school year was not ideal for anyone.  For some students, it proved to be problematic. Jakob Salas was one of those students.A senior at Smyrna High School,.... Read More

New Court Program in Rutherford County Aims to Help Families Stay Together / Reduce Trauma

Jun 07, 2021 at 07:37 am by WGNS

Sarah Murfree with the Prevention Coalition for Success said that illegal drug use is a large problem in Rutherford County, but another problem involves the stigma that c.... Read More