Not Discriminating Against Sexual Orientation in Tennessee Schools - New Bill in the TN Senate

Mar 26, 2024 at 03:52 pm by WGNS News

NASHVILLE, TN — A recently passed senate bill in the state of Tennessee has a focus on sex education and gender identity. On Monday, State Senator Janice Bowling, n.... Read More

Murfreesboro Housing Authority Offers Shelter for Katrina-affected Family

Jan 18, 2024 at 01:13 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Phyllis Pugh is the oldest of six children, born and raised in Mississippi.  Because her father was not in the picture, she was raised by a single moth.... Read More

Local Family Escapes Unharmed as Firefighters Contain Blaze to Garage

Jan 12, 2024 at 12:04 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - In a swift response to an emergency call, Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters successfully contained a fire that erupted in the attached.... Read More

North Rutherford Family YMCA Names 2022 Community Impact Award Honoree Recipient

Jun 08, 2023 at 09:17 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The North Rutherford Family YMCA has selected Marion Appleton as its 2022 Community Impact Award recipient. Appleton is retired and has been a commun.... Read More

After Surviving Multiple Cardiac Arrests in 1 Week, Murfreesboro Woman is Recovering at Home with Family

Jun 05, 2023 at 10:37 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - It was a regular summer day in July for Mark and Lerinda Pierce.They ended their day with a walk after dinner in their neighborhood, not knowing their lives.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry supports $175M in grant funding to support low-income families in Tennessee

May 05, 2022 at 11:38 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. — State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD, R-Murfreesboro, proudly supports $175 million in grant funding to better serve struggling Tennesseans through the.... Read More

In Sickness and in Health: Wife Donates Kidney to Husband

Feb 15, 2022 at 03:34 pm by WGNS

It was young love. Wendy and Rayme Phillips, 60, met at a church gathering and started dating in January 1980. A little over a year later, in April 1981, they were married a.... Read More

Tennessee Family Fighting Pediatric Cancer Explains How the National Blood Donation Crisis Affects their Child’s Care

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

The Red Cross is experiencing a historic blood donation crisis. Blood donations are at their lowest in over a decade. Donations are crucial in helping people make swift recove.... Read More

Report: 6.6% of Tennessee adults still live with parents

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:19 pm by WGNS

A recent analysis found that in Tennessee, 6.6% of adults aged 25 and older live with their parents, compared to 7.3% of adults at the national level. Scroll down for mor.... Read More

African American woman fears her family's 115-Year-old farm on Arno Road could become a housing development

Jan 18, 2022 at 07:14 pm by WGNS

Just a few miles from Eagleville, Tennessee is the site of a 100-year-old farm that is owned by an African American family that could soon be turned into a housing develo.... Read More

Secret Santa’s for Needy Families in Our Community

Nov 17, 2021 at 06:23 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “It is not even Thanksgiving yet and we are already thinking about Christmas at the Child Advocacy Center.  We are getting our huge s.... 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

MAY 7, 2021: A Soldier's Child Dinner Banquet

Apr 29, 2021 at 10:23 am by WGNS

The 12th Annual "A Life Worth Celebrating " Dinner Banquet is being planned for Friday, May 7th. This special event helps to fund “A Soldiers Child,” which is a no.... Read More

Family Preservation Initiative Promises New Solutions to Help Vulnerable Children and Families

Mar 24, 2021 at 11:56 am by WGNS

A new, cutting-edge court program in Tennessee is changing the way the judiciary interacts with at-risk children and their families.Unlike other programs which connect with ju.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas and Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers Combine Healthcare Expertise

Nov 05, 2020 at 09:17 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas and Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-In Centers have announced the signing of a definitive agreement to enter into a joint venture partnersh.... Read More

Tennessee Families Average 1.84 Kids

Oct 20, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The number of children per household has been steadily increasing for decades. At the same time, the cost of raising children has also been on the rise. As these trends extend.... Read More

Deadline Extended Until July 27 for Families to Apply for Pandemic Food Assistance

Jul 13, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking steps to ensure parents are able to receive a program designed to help them feed their children during the COVID-19.... Read More