‘Saddle Up’ for Fun, Good Cause at April 20th ACE Learning Center Fundraiser

Apr 10, 2024 at 04:26 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Mark your calendars for the 17th annual “Saddle Up” FUN-draiser event on Saturday, April 20, to support Middle T.... Read More

Tennessee Launches $30,000 Tuition Aid Program for Behavioral Health Master's Students

Apr 10, 2024 at 04:15 pm by Chandelar Williams

Tennessee - As the academic year draws to a close, Tennessee is unveiling an unprecedented opportunity for students pursuing careers in behavioral health. For the first time e.... Read More

La Vergne High School SROs Extend Compassionate Aid to Homeless Student

Mar 25, 2024 at 10:59 am by Chandelar Williams

La Vergne, TN - In a heartwarming display of compassion and community support, School Resource Officers (SROs) Cody Didier and Jeremy Gregory from La Vergne High School steppe.... Read More

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring Announces 2024 Artist in Residence Program

Mar 07, 2024 at 09:55 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - The Discovery Center recently announced Tennessee artists Charles Key and Suzanne LeBeau as the featured artists in the museum’s 2024 Artist in Resi.... Read More

New Teachers Could Receive a Sign-On Bonus in Rutherford County

Mar 05, 2024 at 07:47 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Recruitment efforts are underway at the Rutherford County School system right now... That was Dr. Andrea Anthony, the school’s chief.... Read More

Recruitment Strategies in Education: Attracting Top Talent to Rutherford County Schools

Mar 05, 2024 at 11:46 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Join WGNS' Scott Walker in conversation with Rutherford County School’s Chief Personnel Officer Dr. Andrea Anthony, along with Human Resources.... Read More

MTSU Launches Affordable Physician Assistant Studies Program to Meet Healthcare Demands in Middle Tennessee

Feb 29, 2024 at 12:49 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is set to launch its third class of the Physician Assistant Studies Program in May 2024, offering aspiring healthca.... Read More

Empowering Parents: MTSU's Guide to Enhancing Child Literacy

Feb 27, 2024 at 11:00 am by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - Recognizing the pivotal role of home support in fostering proficient readers, Middle Tennessee State University's Tennessee Center for the Study and Tr.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Board Takes Action on New Properties and Social Media Lawsuit

Feb 23, 2024 at 09:33 am by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - During its Feb. 22 meeting, the Rutherford County Schools board made significant decisions regarding the acquisition of new school properties and legal.... Read More

MTSU Alumnus Andy Womack Receives Prestigious Awards for Business and Education Contributions

Feb 22, 2024 at 11:25 am by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - MTSU alum Andy Womack garners additional accolades as he is recognized by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce as Business Legend of the Year and honor.... Read More

MTSU's SoKidLit Festival Promotes Literacy and Creativity in Community Children

Feb 21, 2024 at 04:44 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - Middle Tennessee State University’s College of Education partnered with the Rutherford Arts Alliance to host the second annual Southern Kid Literary F.... Read More

Six Murfreesboro City Schools Recognized as Tennessee Reward Schools

Feb 20, 2024 at 03:54 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - The Tennessee Department of Education recently announced that Murfreesboro City Schools has achieved a remarkable feat, with six of its schools being recogn.... Read More

Springs Empower Academy Partners with Smyrna Boys & Girls Club to Serve Students and Families

Feb 06, 2024 at 04:47 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Springs Empower Academy, a K-5 tuition-free public charter school focused on individualized learning, announced a partnership with the&nb.... Read More

New Security Technology Eligible for School Safety Grants Following Legislation Sponsored by Sen. Pody

Jan 31, 2024 at 08:57 pm by WGNS News

State Senator Mark Pody, a Republican from Lebanon, TN, announced important progress in ongoing efforts to improve school safety. A new security technology alert device is n.... Read More

Murfreesboro City School Board Opposes Proposed Education Savings Account Program

Jan 19, 2024 at 06:15 am by Chandelar Williams

The Murfreesboro City Schools Board of Education recently voiced concerns over Governor Bill Lee's proposed education savings account program. The resolution opposes the legis.... Read More

Annual report on status of children and youth in Tennessee provides an in-depth look at our youngest Tennesseans

Jan 08, 2024 at 12:56 pm by WGNS News

Creating a state, community or neighborhood where children thrive requires a wide-ranging assessment of outcomes from birth and maternal health into adulthood, education and.... Read More

POLITICS: Chase Williams Announces Candidacy for Rutherford County School Board

Jan 08, 2024 at 11:55 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Local resident Chase Williams has thrown his hat into the ring for a seat on the Rutherford County School Board. Williams said that he.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Prepares for the Arrival of Two New Charter Schools in 2024

Jan 04, 2024 at 11:55 am by WGNS News

UPDATE - RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the forthcoming school year, Rutherford County is gearing up for the introduction of two charter schools set to open their doors. The proce.... Read More

New Members to the Local Workforce as TCAT Celebrates 150+ Graduates

Dec 29, 2023 at 07:31 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The Tennessee College of Applied Technology, established in 1963 by the General Assembly, has been a cornerstone of workforce development.... Read More

55 Professionals Part of December Graduating Cohort of Job-Embedded Teachers

Dec 26, 2023 at 11:06 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - 55 industry professionals are now fully licensed Rutherford County teachers thanks to the school district’s Teach Now program. Teach Now is an E.... Read More