FREE Health Expo in Murfreesboro - Scheduled for October 6th

Sep 21, 2022 at 01:46 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The title of ‘Senior Citizen’ no longer brings to mind the seniors we once thought of as ‘old’ or ‘worn-out.’  .... Read More

Rutherford County Library System Receives Grant to Help Bridge Digital Divide for Older Tennesseans

Sep 12, 2022 at 10:26 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – RUTHERFORD COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (RCLS) is pleased to announce it has received an $87,478.00 grant from the West End Home Foundation (WEHF) to help.... Read More

Arosa Care Honored Nationally

Jul 27, 2022 at 09:18 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Arosa Care, located at 143 Uptown Square, has received several honors in recognition of the work done by its teams locally and nationwide. Middle Tenness.... Read More

Tennesseans Encouraged to Know the Signs of Elder Abuse

Jun 15, 2022 at 04:29 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) and Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD) are recognizing June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) by.... Read More
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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

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

The Positive Aging Conference will be held in Murfreesboro

Apr 19, 2022 at 07:14 am by WGNS

For those who are 60-plus, you likely don’t feel like someone you once labeled as elderly. Most seniors are much more active today, when compared to years past.An upcomi.... Read More

SCAN member James Rainey was a ‘good man’

Feb 25, 2022 at 10:50 am by WGNS

84-Year-old James Rainey of Fosterville was a “salt of the earth good man,” said volunteer Jack Kelton of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Awa.... Read More

The exciting life of Senior Citizens in Today's Times - Show aired "LIVE" at Adams Place in Murfreesboro

Jan 05, 2022 at 09:42 am by Producer

Hear the WGNS Podcast of this show (1/5/2022) above): WGNS Host Bart Walker (filling in for Truman Jones) is joined by Adams Place Director Terri Deal to talk about seniors to.... Read More
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MTSU graduating seniors' projects seize spotlight at Mech-Tech expo

Dec 10, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Anna Kate Jackson stole the show halfway through the recent MTSU Engineering Technology Mech-Tech, an end-of-the-semester student project.... Read More

Eagleville seniors giving back to K-12 school through ‘challenges’

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Eagleville has been a unique community well-before it agreed to become part of Rutherford County in 1877.Today, it remains the only K-12 school in the district and, in her fir.... Read More

Bestselling author, Wes Moore, makes life changing impression on trio of Smyrna High seniors

Sep 09, 2021 at 08:38 am by WGNS

The Wes Moore people are most likely familiar with is a Rhodes scholar, combat veteran, former White House fellow and entrepreneur, who recently stepped down as CEO.... Read More

MTSU hosts Rutherford County College Night Sept. 8

Sep 02, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Area high school students, their parents and families are invited to attend the upcoming Rutherford County College Night&n.... Read More

New Scam Targeting Senior Citizens in Middle Tennessee

Jun 14, 2021 at 11:53 am by WGNS

A new scam is churning in Middle Tennessee, most recently targeting senior citizens in Hendersonville.Two Miami men were charged after they allegedly scammed two senior citize.... Read More

Stewarts Creek High air rifle team finishes third in state, fifth in nation

May 11, 2021 at 01:41 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT: A veteran team of JROTC cadets from Stewarts Creek High School finished third in the state and fifth at the JROTC Air Rifle Army Nationals.The S.... Read More

St Clair Street Senior Center Art Exhibit opens 4/27 in City Hall Rotunda

Apr 22, 2021 at 10:29 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The public is invited to the Spring City Hall Rotunda Exhibit featuring works by artists from St. Clair Street Senior Center from Tuesday, Apr.... Read More

Seniors With SNAP Might Be Entitled to Extra Benefits

Apr 20, 2021 at 10:27 am by WGNS

By Allison Jones, Legal Aid Society  It’s been more than a year since the coronavirus pandemic took our world and turned it sideways. Now, cases are decreasing whil.... Read More

Help with Long Term Care Expenses for Seniors and their Spouses who Served in the Military

Mar 30, 2021 at 06:53 am by WGNS

There is a myriad of programs available for aging seniors and their spouses who served our country in the military, but most people don’t know about all the choices they.... Read More

Soon-To-Be High School Seniors can now Apply to be in Youth Leadership Rutherford

Feb 22, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The Application Deadline has been Extended to March 5th - Soon-to-be high school seniors could benefit from a personal development, civic education and community engageme.... Read More

Murfreesboro Organization that Focuses on Helping the Elderly in need of a New Home

Feb 18, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

A non-profit organization that focuses on helping the elderly in Murfreesboro is in need of a new home.Mindful Care Adult Day Services has operated in donated space at New Vis.... Read More