Local Habitat for Humanity Program to Receive Boost in Funding to help with 15 New Homes

Apr 20, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A $300,000 check presentation will take place on Wednesday and that check will benefit the local Habitat for Humanity program in Rutherford County.An FHLB Cincinnati Affordabl.... Read More

Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program

Apr 01, 2021 at 08:49 am by WGNS

At the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett wants to remindTennesseans about Safe at Home, the free statewide address confidentiality pr.... Read More

Rutherford County Register of Deeds Recommends Registering on Free Land Alert Site to Lessen Risk of "Deed Theft"

Mar 05, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

UPDATED: Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Register of Deeds Heather Dawbarn recommends property owners register on MyLandAlert.com, a free service that will alert.... Read More

TN Health News: Tennessee Removes State Visitation Restrictions for Long-term Care Facilities

Feb 25, 2021 at 09:01 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health announced state-specific visitation restrictions for long-term care facilities will end effective February 28, 2021. Facilities should.... Read More

State Farm Presents Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity with a $15,000 Grant to Build Affordable Homes and Empower Families

Feb 04, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) is excited to receive a $15,000 grant from State Farm Insurance. Funds will be used to support the.... Read More

Report finds Tennessee has 13th most single-family rentals

Jan 20, 2021 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

Things have changed for landlords, property owners and renters throughout Tennessee, thanks to the COVID Pandemic.Since the last recession, one of the key drivers of growth in.... Read More

Tennessee has 15th Lowest Percentage of Parents with Remote Friendly "Work from Home" Jobs

Dec 10, 2020 at 11:49 am by WGNS

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a major shift towards remote work. While working from home has its benefits for certain individuals, including no commute time, a better.... Read More

As Temperatures Drop, Concern Grows over Home Fire Safety in Tennessee

Nov 27, 2020 at 09:16 am by WGNS

According to the state of Tennessee fire records in 2020, there have been 81 fire fatalities across the state. That is the same number as the total fire fatalities from 2019..... Read More

TN Firearms Assoc. Report Highlights Proposed Bill to Expand Individual's Capacity to Defend Home and Property

Nov 20, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Report Released by John Harris, Executive Director of the Tennessee Firarms Association:Rep. Jay D. Reedy has filed House Bill 0011 which proposes a major change in Tennessee.... Read More

TENNESSEE: 5.6% of All Homes Were Built Before 1940 - Rutherford Co. has 2,800 homes built pre-1939

Nov 13, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

When it comes to buying a newly-built home, demand far outpaces supply. A survey from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) found that in 2018, 31 percent of home b.... Read More

Firefighters Save Family’s Home from Grease Fire

Nov 04, 2020 at 08:45 am by WGNS

Quick response times and fast-moving firefighters saved one family’s home from a grease fire.Family members who live at the home on the 100 block of Mason Circle called.... Read More

Tennessee Is Investing the 10th Most in New Housing in 2020

Oct 09, 2020 at 10:21 am by WGNS

Both new home sales and new home construction fell sharply in spring, during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, both have rebounded aggressively, with new home sales.... Read More

Rotary Clubs Join Forces to Build Walls and Hope for Area Residents

Oct 06, 2020 at 09:09 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) and the three Rotary Clubs of Rutherford County are coming together for the 2nd Annual “Rotary Builds” Habi.... Read More

In Tennessee, 163 Hours of Work Are Needed to Afford a Rental Agreement

Sep 21, 2020 at 10:29 am by WGNS

The COVID-19 outbreak is poised to cause major migration shifts across the U.S. According to a recent report by Pew Research Center, 22% of U.S. adults changed their residence.... Read More

VA Home Loan Help Available for U.S. Veterans hit with hard times due to COVID-19

Sep 08, 2020 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

Reports indicate that the COVID-19 Pandemic hit US Veterans especially hard in recent months. Now, the US Department of Veterans Affairs is stepping in to remind veterans that.... Read More

U.S. Nursing Homes Facing Financial Woes due to COVID-19

Aug 13, 2020 at 10:45 am by WGNS

Nursing homes around the country are experiencing significant problems with finances due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.An executive summary released by the American Health Care Ass.... Read More

Report Finds 42.3% of Tennessee Millennial's Own Homes - Overall home ownership DOWN in Rutherford County

Jul 21, 2020 at 11:21 am by WGNS

Millennials have a notoriously low homeownership rate, which despite inching upward in recent years, is far lower than the rates of previous generations at the same age. The U.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks Among Cheapest States to Buy a Home

Jul 15, 2020 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Despite record unemployment and stock market volatility, home buying has returned to pre-pandemic levels in many parts of the country (due, in part, to historically low intere.... Read More