MTSU Alumnus Donates $18,000 Worth of Lighting Equipment to Enhance Student Training

Feb 19, 2024 at 12:16 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) received a significant donation of lighting equipment valued at over $18,000 from alumnus Shane Smith, representing.... Read More

Local Volunteers Spread Joy Worldwide Through Operation Christmas Child

Dec 05, 2023 at 02:34 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro,  TN - In a heartwarming celebration of generosity and goodwill, area volunteers are rejoicing as tens of thousands of gift-filled shoeboxes are collected fo.... Read More

WARNING: Heat Index Readings of 107 ° Possible Daily – Now Through Friday Evening

Aug 22, 2023 at 05:26 pm by WGNS News

UPDATED: With a heat advisory in effect from noon on Tuesday until 8PM this Friday, area residents are encouraged to stay well hydrated with water and if possible, remain indo.... Read More

Free Fans and A/C's on a Limited Basis with Increasing Heat in Rutherford County

Aug 16, 2023 at 12:11 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Checking on loved ones, medically fragile friends, single parents struggling to keep the electricity turned on and the elderly throughout the hot summe.... Read More

Organizers plan 2nd Free Cycle event Aug. 12 to provide food, items for MTSU students

Aug 07, 2023 at 02:43 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Free Cycle is returning for Middle Tennessee State University students — with plans to make it even larger than the inaugural.... Read More

Celebrity Donation Presented to Rutherford Public Safety Board to Kick Off Chess Program for At-Risk Youth

Mar 29, 2023 at 10:04 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN)  Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC's hit show “The Profit”, donated $5,000 to the Chess program for at-risk youth in Rutherford County. Tha.... Read More

Continued - Free Smoke Alarms in Murfreesboro and Beyond: TDCI, State Fire Marshal’s Office Announce Donation of Over 5,000 Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Sep 12, 2022 at 11:20 am by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) have proudly announced the donation of 5,000 smoke alarm.... Read More

MTSU Daniels Center receives $10K donation from Nashville Airport Authority

Apr 18, 2022 at 04:39 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Doug Kreulen’s heart and compassion for veterans led to a $10,000 donation for the Charl.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric uses charitable donations to provide $50k in assistance to area members struggling with bills

Mar 14, 2022 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

Many Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) members have experienced financial hardships related to the pandemic, while recently facing higher electric bills due to colder than norma.... Read More

Tennessee Family Fighting Pediatric Cancer Explains How the National Blood Donation Crisis Affects their Child’s Care

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

The Red Cross is experiencing a historic blood donation crisis. Blood donations are at their lowest in over a decade. Donations are crucial in helping people make swift recove.... Read More

Blackman High wins ‘No Trash November’ donation

Jan 10, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Blackman High School’s creative PSA-style videos have won the school a “beautification donation” from the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Of 55.... Read More

Foundation to provide hope for residents in need of a helping hand

Jan 06, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

With three major projects completed through community outreach, the LaVergne based “We Are Hope Foundation” has been formally established. The mission of the Found.... Read More

Blood Donations Save Lives

Nov 11, 2021 at 01:38 pm by WGNS

David Windrow, the first Municipal Fire Chief of Nolensville, has first-hand experience in receiving life-saving blood donations and knows the im.... Read More

HCA Healthcare Announces $150,000 Donation to Local Veterans’ Organizations

Nov 09, 2021 at 08:23 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro,  Tenn. – HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, and the HCA Healthcare Foundation today ho.... Read More

MTSU True Blue Blood Drive Honors Three Alumni for Donating more than 1,300 Units of Blood Nov. 1-Nov. 3

Oct 18, 2021 at 06:50 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., — The Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders are joining forces with the American Red Cross to get more than 300 units of blood co.... Read More

Be red, white and 'True Blue': Donate blood Sept. 2 at MTSU 'Battle of the Branches'

Aug 10, 2021 at 07:57 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU will mark Sept. 11 by helping save lives in a red, white and “True Blue’” fashion again this year, encouragin.... Read More

BUSINESS: FirstBank Mortgage Donates $12,000 In Scholarships To Murfreesboro Families

Aug 06, 2021 at 12:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Aug. 6, 2021) – FirstBank mortgage banker Brandon Burks has awarded $12,000 in scholarships to Murfreesboro-area families as part of FirstBank&.... Read More

Program Helps Elderly and Disabled Residents who Lack AC or Fan During Hot Months

Jul 27, 2021 at 08:06 am by WGNS

The longstanding Cool-Aid program based in Murfreesboro continues to heat up as temperatures rise throughout Rutherford County.Started over 30-years ago, the volunteer based p.... Read More

Red Cross, American Cancer Society partner to help patients as treatments resume during the COVID Pandemic

Jun 01, 2021 at 06:34 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. (June 1, 2021) – The American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up this June to encourage people across the country to .... Read More

Red Cross calls for healthy blood donors following severe weather in the midst of the Pandemic

Feb 22, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Following record-breaking cold and winter storms that forced the cancellation of more than 10,000 blood and platelet donations in parts of the U.S. in February, the American R.... Read More