Economic Impact

+44% Seating Increase at Proposed Venue and Dropping Restaurant Sparks Concerns in Murfreesboro

Jun 12, 2024 at 03:54 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Ongoing issues and a lack of progress at One East College, LLC may lead the Murfreesboro City Council to reevaluate future endeavors with potential develo.... Read More

Rutherford Arts Alliance Welcomes its First Executive Director

Jun 07, 2024 at 01:02 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The non-profit Rutherford Arts Alliance, (RAA), is excited to announce the appointment of Jeff Lysyczyn as its first Executive Director. Jeff brings a.... Read More

MLS Playoff Games to Boost Tourism and Dollars in Rutherford County

May 28, 2024 at 09:17 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Major League Soccer (MLS) is set to bring playoff games and showcases to the Murfreesboro area this June, promising an exciting time for soccer fans an.... Read More

Tennessee Tourism Launches Statewide Road Cycling Program: Bike Tennessee

May 23, 2024 at 08:30 am by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development (TDTD) is inviting cyclists to experience Tennessee on 52 new curated road cycling routes that wind their way through.... Read More

Rutherford Arts Alliance Fuels Cultural Growth and Business in Community

May 16, 2024 at 05:56 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Arts have a major impact on communities far and wide. Not only do they make cities and states more attractive, they also serve as a tool that i.... Read More

Governor Bill Lee Unveils Transportation Plan for Rural and Urban Tennessee

Jan 09, 2023 at 11:35 am by WGNS Radio News

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee presented his administration’s strategic infrastructure plan to accommodate Tennessee’s record growth, address traffic congestio.... Read More

Tennessee State Parks Had $2.1 Billion Economic Impact in 2021

Mar 07, 2022 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

Tennessee State Parks had an economic impact of $2.1 billion in Fiscal Year 2021, as the parks posted 38.5 million visits, according to a report done for the Tennessee Departm.... Read More