8 Years Strong: Rutherford County's Continued Rise as Tennessee's Growth Champion

May 01, 2024 at 10:56 am by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - In Murfreesboro, TN, Rutherford County continues to surge ahead, maintaining its status as the fastest-growing county in Tennessee for the eighth conse.... Read More

Rutherford County Sees Significant Growth in Property Assessments and Population

Jan 03, 2024 at 11:01 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – As the New Year ushers in hopes for a better and more vibrant community, Rutherford County is witnessing positive signs of growth, particularly.... Read More

TN Now has 2 Top 25 Fastest Growing Cities In Nation

Jan 02, 2024 at 11:44 am by WGNS

(MIDDLE TENNESSEE) The word is out — Middle Tennessee’s quality of life and lower cost of living are attracting families to migrate here.... Read More

La Vergne Urges Residents to Participate in Special Census for Community Benefit

Dec 27, 2023 at 09:58 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A special census is underway in northern Rutherford County, where officials believe their population has grown by several thousand residents since U.S..... Read More

Rutherford County Commissioner Jeff Phillips Talks About Proper Planning for the Future of Rutherford County

Oct 10, 2023 at 10:45 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The growth rate of Rutherford County between January 1, 2010 and January 1 of 2021, has equaled approximately 730 new residents per month. Alth.... Read More

PlanRutherford Community Workshops Announced

Sep 28, 2023 at 04:31 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - Rutherford County officials are excited to announce a series of community workshops scheduled in October as part of the ongoing PlanRutherford initiative.... Read More

Smyrna and Murfreesboro Considering a Special Census as LaVergne Currently Counts their Population

Jun 14, 2023 at 10:20 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A special census is underway in northern Rutherford County, where officials believe their population has grown by several thousand residen.... Read More

City of La Vergne to Conduct Special Census, Estimating More Than 4,000 Residents Unaccounted For

Jun 05, 2023 at 11:32 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The City of La Vergne is conducting a special census to get a more accurate count of the people who call La Vergne home. The La Vergn.... Read More

Diversity in Government: 27.5% of Residents in the Rutherford County / Nashville Area are "Non-White" and 24.9% of Government Workers are "Non-White"

Jan 25, 2023 at 12:26 pm by WGNS News

Since its inception, the United States has been a majority White country, but it is increasingly becoming more ethnically and racially diverse. In fact, the White population i.... Read More

Rutherford County has Opened a New Veterans Service Office in Murfreesboro to Assist Veterans with Benefits

Aug 03, 2022 at 12:27 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Military Veterans living in Rutherford County now have additional help navigating the sometimes overwhelming and complex services they earned, thank.... Read More

Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Access Increases in Areas With Large Medicaid Population

Jan 04, 2022 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

Researchers report that in communities where Medicaid is a more common source of insurance, providers of buprenorphine, an effective treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), a.... Read More

2020 U.S. Census Numbers Show Rutherford County has Just Under 350,000 Residents

Oct 15, 2021 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

New U.S. Census numbers are in and it looks as if Rutherford County has just under 342-thousand residents. County Commission District 20 had the highest rate of growth of an.... Read More

Rutherford County, TN Population will likely be the 3rd Largest in Tennessee by year 2050

Jul 27, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County continues to grow and experts say that the county will likely be named as the third largest in the state by year 2050. Currently, the title of third largest.... Read More

High Growth Numbers and More Jobs in Rutherford County

Jun 22, 2021 at 05:30 am by WGNS

Companies are Hiring: The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce reports that numbers highlighting the growth of the county also show the changing population. That growth comes.... Read More

Rutherford County Population Growth = One of the Fastest Growing TN Counties

May 10, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County (TN) Property Assessor Rob Mitchell told WGNS news that recent census data puts the population growth rate at tops in the Volunteer State.Rutherford County's.... Read More

Murfreesboro on TOP 25 List of Cities with Large Population Growth in 25 to 29-Year-Old Residents

Apr 21, 2021 at 09:51 am by WGNS

Using data from the ACS Census, a recent survey found the cities with the largest growth in 25-to-29-year-olds.According to “Zippia.com,” Murfreesboro happens to b.... Read More

ACLU-TN Releases Report Analyzing Tennessee's Jail Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jul 16, 2020 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee released a comprehensive, statewide report that illustrates the cumulative impact of varying efforts to decarcerate local jails.... Read More