Preserving the Past: Murfreesboro's Benevolent Cemetery and Its Storied Legacy

May 06, 2024 at 08:29 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - An almost hidden plot of land along the railroad tracks and next to the bridge on South Church Street near Middle Tennessee Boulevard in Murfreesbor.... Read More

41st 'Salute Game' Honors Veterans, Military Personnel Nov. 11 at MTSU

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:25 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center and the Blue Raider footbal.... Read More

City Offices, Some Facilities Closing Nov. 10 in Recognition of Veterans Day Nov. 11

Nov 08, 2023 at 06:00 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – City Hall and some City offices will be closed Friday, Nov 10, 2023, in observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11th, a day to honor the heroism and.... Read More

UPDATED: PACT Act offers special Health Care Enrollment for Tennessee Veterans

Sep 27, 2023 at 07:06 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN - Veterans unenrolled in VA health care are encouraged to apply for their care by Sept. 30, 2023, to take advantage of the PACT Act special enrollment.... Read More

With Honors College bells tolling, MTSU Daniels Center hosts 9/11 Remembrance

Sep 07, 2023 at 08:11 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A special twist of utilizing the University Honors College bell tower bells tolling at specific times will be part of the ninth annu.... Read More

VA extends deadline through Monday for Veterans and survivors to apply for PACT Act benefits backdated to August 10, 2022

Aug 10, 2023 at 05:06 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The VA is encouraging all Veterans to file their PACT Act-related claims after the deadline to apply was extended. The PACT Act gives Vet.... Read More

Newly Elected 2023-2024 Tennessee Fisher House Foundation Officers on the York VA Campus

Aug 03, 2023 at 07:00 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Tennessee Fisher House is a “home away from home” for families of Veterans undergoing treatment at the VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro. The.... Read More

VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Receives 4-Star CMS Quality Ratings

Jul 28, 2023 at 05:28 pm by WGNS News

VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) received a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 26 for the first time. TVH.... Read More

TOPICS: Back to School "School Supply" Drive, Acid Reflux and How to Help Solve the Problem, Veterans and their Enrollment for Benefits Under the PACT Act

Jul 14, 2023 at 10:18 am by WGNS News

First Segment: Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is collecting school supplies for students in need throughout the community. Volunteer Hillary Hodges talked to WGNS’ Sco.... Read More

BEWARE: 4th of July Fireworks, Veterans, and PTSD

Jun 30, 2023 at 10:32 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) As we head into the Fourth of July holiday, our PTSD Clinic at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System wanted to share resources and tips to help reduce anxi.... Read More

Action Line Guest: James Hoggard talks about an Upcoming Job Fair and Event Geared Towards Veterans in our Local Area

Jun 23, 2023 at 09:02 am by WGNS News

The WGNS Action Line guest that joined host Scott Walker on Friday was James Hoggard, the Local Veterans Employment Representative at the American Job Center in Murfreesboro (.... Read More

Living with PTSD and the Battles that Come with PTSD for Veterans and More

Jun 12, 2023 at 06:38 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Posttraumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is a mental health disorder that is a reaction to seeing or going through a life-threatening traumatic event. The.... Read More

VA Tennessee Valley celebrates LGBTQ+ Veterans with first-ever Pride Counts Events

Jun 01, 2023 at 09:51 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is inviting Middle Tennesseans to celebrate Pride Month at the Pride Counts at TVHS event on Wednesday,.... Read More
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VA Tennessee Valley raises mental health, suicide prevention awareness through “The Road to Recovery” Ruck March

Apr 19, 2023 at 10:55 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Army Veteran and VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) employee Melvin Gatewood embarked on a 35-mile ruck march today to raise awarene.... Read More

VA Golf Course to close when lease expires Dec. 31

Nov 23, 2022 at 08:59 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – With Veterans Administration (VA) management in Murfreesboro developing plans for land the City currently leases for a 9-hole golf course, the.... Read More

MTSU faculty-staff trio honored at special Veterans Stole Ceremony

Nov 15, 2022 at 12:08 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — It was an intimate but touching setting inside the Miller Education Center’s second floor atrium as the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Vetera.... Read More

Two Part Show: During the first half of the show we talked about the upcoming Veterans Day event and during the second half of the show we spoke to the Rutherford County Property Assessor

Nov 07, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

WGNS' Scott Walker talks with Murfreesboro Veterans Day Coordinator Barbara Pitto about the upcoming Veterans Day Ceremony. Walker also spoke with the Executive Director of th.... Read More

LaVergne native graduates as Army automated logistical specialist

Aug 29, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS

LAVERGNE, Tenn. – Pvt. Kimberly Cruz graduated from the U.S Army’s Advanced Individual Training as a logistics specialist at Fort Lee, Virginia, July 23.  Cr.... Read More

Smyrna native graduates as Army motor transportation specialist

Aug 24, 2022 at 07:59 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA, Tenn. – Pvt. Dah Dah Eh, a Smyrna native, recently completed Advanced Individual Training as an Army motor transportation specialist at Fort Leonard, Missouri, o.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System donates to Veterans impacted by natural disaster

Aug 11, 2022 at 03:46 pm by WGNS

MIDDLE TN - Staff at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) delivered more than 300 personal goods today to Veterans and current servicemembers impacted by the deadly ea.... Read More