Lawmakers talk about todays times and more

May 27, 2022 at 09:03 am by Producer

  This morning WGNS' Scott Walker was joined by State Rep. Mike Sparks from Smyrna, TN and State Rep. David (Coach) Byrd from Waynesboro, TN. They discussed the breakdow.... 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

State Rep. Bryan Terry passes legislation to help working families

Apr 15, 2022 at 07:48 am by WGNS

State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro), on March 31 passed House Bill 2559 which will help with accommodations for child care during a normal workday. The bill extends fr.... Read More

“Child-Only” Families First Participants to Receive a One-Time Payment

Dec 02, 2021 at 04:33 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is providing extra support to thousands of families who receive monthly cash assistance through the state’s Families Fi.... 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

Literacy Nights help MTSU education students put books in hands of children, families

Nov 10, 2021 at 09:34 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Bonnie Barksdale, assistant education professor, is one of several faculty facilitating Literacy Night events that provide hands-on experience.... 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

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

FirstBank Mortgage awards $5,000 in scholarships to Murfreesboro families

Jul 15, 2020 at 10:45 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – FirstBank Mortgage has awarded $58,000 to families as part of the Next Generation Mortgage Scholarship program. In total, 58 families received $1,0.... 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