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Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford celebrated 95-years of serving Rutherford County and Nearby Communities

May 04, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

UPDATED: Additional photos added from the 95th celebration held in Murfreesboro. Click the above photo to see the entire slideshow. (MURFREESBORO, TN) Ascension Saint Tho.... Read More

50th Anniversary Celebrations Continue in La Vergne with Annual Block Party

May 03, 2022 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Ushering in summer and the end of the school year, the City of La Vergne parks and recreation department is preparing for the annual Block Party at Veterans.... Read More

Rent is UP in Tennessee - Expect to pay $1,723 for an average 2-Bedroom Unit in Murfreesboro

May 03, 2022 at 11:41 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN –  The price of rent is going UP in Tennessee and it looks like the increase will be an ongoing trend for apartment complexes.In 2020, the ave.... Read More

General Assembly Passes Modernization of Agriculture Sales Tax

May 03, 2022 at 10:34 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation enthusiastically applauds the Tennessee General Assembly for unanimously passing the Modernization of Agriculture Sales Tax (SB905 Stevens.... Read More

BUSINESS: First Community Mortgage CFO among 2022 HousingWire Finance Leaders

May 03, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN –  Matt Wright, Murfreesboro-based First Community Mortgage’s Chief Financial Officer, is among 40 top financial executives nationally n.... Read More

OPINION: The Vast Wasteland of Today's Times, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 03, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. –  Larry Burriss, a Professor of Journalism at MTSU, recently shared his thoughts on the media and the multitude of options available in to.... Read More

A look into gas prices for Rutherford County and throughout Tennessee on Tuesday (05/03/2022)

May 03, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. – More news on the ever-changing gas prices across the Volunteer State. As of Sunday, the prices appeared to have reversed course and are trendi.... Read More

Growing number of Tennessee seniors will increase demand for state services

May 02, 2022 at 07:16 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has released an updated version of its report on Senior Long-Term Care in Tennessee. The report indicates the number of Tennessee seni.... Read More

Tuesday Election Day - Rutherford County Schools CLOSED

May 02, 2022 at 03:22 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Schools throughout Rutherford County will be closed on Tuesday, due to elections being held at different schools in the community. On Tuesday, local re.... Read More

Busy La Vergne Road to Close for Railroad Repairs

May 02, 2022 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) In La Vergne, drivers will need to give themselves additional time if they normally travel by way of Stones River Road Wednesday through Saturday. The city.... Read More
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Annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children this past Friday was a Success

May 02, 2022 at 05:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Several hundred people met on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza this past Friday in support of the Child Advocacy Center. Participants – all wearing b.... Read More

New Tennessee Titans Dome moves closer to reality at the end of the 112th Legislative Session

Apr 30, 2022 at 07:24 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) (Murfreesboro, TN) The 112th General Assembly has come to a close and a brand-new Tennessee Titans dome seems to be inching closer to reality.... Read More

Serial ‘Rock Burglar’ hits multiple local businesses; police need help identifying burglar

Apr 28, 2022 at 08:21 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro police are asking for help identifying a man suspected of burglarizing dozens of businesses over the past five months.  The thief targets.... Read More

Food bank in Murfreesboro negatively impacted by recent THEFT

Apr 28, 2022 at 07:22 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro Police say they are investigating a case involving an unknown man who stole from a local foodbank. However, the thief was not after food.Securi.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries names new Executive Director

Apr 28, 2022 at 05:32 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) A brand new Executive Director of Greenhouse Ministries has been named. Christy Sanford, the daughter of Greenhouse founders Cliff and Jane Sharp, will.... Read More

Landfill in Rutherford County will not be useable by other counties at the end of 2022

Apr 27, 2022 at 07:33 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. – Changes are on the way for the local landfill in Rutherford County. Former State Representative Donna Barrett serves on the Tennessee Central.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Received the Tennessee Department of Health BEST Award for Efforts to Decrease Infant Mortality

Apr 27, 2022 at 06:40 pm by WGNS

In 2020, more than 6 out of every 1,000 infants in Tennessee did not make it to their first birthday. In an effort to save lives, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford has partner.... Read More

Local Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital a Leader in "Digestion" Technology to Minimize Hospital Food Waste

Apr 26, 2022 at 09:40 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - Ascension Saint Thomas is excited to participate in Stop Food Waste Day, an international campaign seeking to combat food waste with an annual flagship a.... Read More

Child Advocacy Center Hometown Heroes Silent Auction

Apr 26, 2022 at 09:24 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO — “You only have four days left to bid on the items in the Hometown Heroes Silent Auction,” announced Child Advocacy Center Developmen.... Read More

Investigation into Mysterious Liver Disease in Children

Apr 26, 2022 at 08:25 pm by WGNS

Physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other hepatologist.... Read More