|18th Annual 2014 Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics Conference at MTSU|
Sat. (Sept. 20, 2014) 8AM-3PM Middle school and high school girls should sign-up now for the 18th Annual 2014 Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics Conference at MTSU. Registration fee is $18, and the deadline to register is August 31st. To register go to http://www.mtsu.edu/wistem/eyh/index.php and click on "Registration." A link for the parent or guardian release form is included on the registration page.READ MORE »
|Bloomfield Links Golf Course Open @ Old Fort Park|
Bloomfield Links is now open seven days a week weather permitting. It is a short golf course specifically targeting youth, family and beginning golfers, but golfers of all levels are enjoying the challenge. Park at the Old Fort Park Golf Clubhouse (1028 Golf Club Lane; Murfreesboro, TN 37129) to enter this special course. Phone Old Fort Golf at (615) 849-2624 for information and details on daily, monthly, and seasonal passes. Bloomfield Links and the Old Fort Park Golf Course are owned and operated by the City of Murfreesboro.READ MORE »
|EARLY VOTING: Nov. 4, 2014 State & Federal General; Municipal for Eagleville, Smyrna and La Vergne|
Mon-Sat (Oct. 15 - 30, 2014) EARLY VOTING in the state and federal GENERAL ELECTION; municipal elections in Eagleville, La Vergne and Smyrna; and "Wine In Grocery" referendum for Murfreesboro.
EARLY VOTING HOURS AT ELECTION COMMISSION ON SQUARE
Take advantage of EARLY VOTING at the Rutherford County Election Commission weekdays (M-F) from 7AM-7PM.
Other EARLY VOTING locations are open M-F 10AM-6PM.
Saturday EARLY VOTING times (same at all locations):
Election Day: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 (7AM-7PM)
For those who do not take advantage of the Oct. 15 - 30, 2014 EARLY VOTING opportunities, the election date is set for Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Each precinct is open 7AM-7PM on that day. And then, WGNS broadcasts the results "live" from the Election Commission starting at 7:15PM that evening.
You will vote for Tennessee governor, US Senate, 4th District U.S. House of Representatives, 13th District State Senate, State House of Representatives for the 34th, 37th, 48th and 49th districts.
Also voting for Eagleville's mayor and 3 council members, La Vergne's mayor and 2 aldermen, Smyrna's mayor and 3 council members.
If you have questions, phone the Rutherford County Election Commission at 615-898-7743.READ MORE »
|Golf at Night for the Discovery Center|
Sat. (Sept. 27, 2014) 7:30PM shotgun start for "Saturday Night Lights: Gridiron and Golf" at the Stones River Country Club. This benefits the Discovery Center. 4-person teams of scramble type golf with night golf and glowing balls, tees and greens. A cocktail hour featuring a complimentary martini bar will be held earlier in the evening, followed by a dinner buffet and dessert. Guests will enjoy football games broadcast inside and outside as well as a cash bar. Sponsorships range from $1,000 to $2,500 and team registrations are $500. Non-golfers are also invited with a $50 party ticket that includes entrance to the cocktail hour and dinner. Sponsorships and registration forms are available at www.explorethedc.org/golf.
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|Historical Society Opens Ransom School On Saturday Mornings: Volunteers Needed|
Saturdays, 9AM-Noon: The Rutherford County Historical Society has opened the Ransom School (717 N. Academy St.) to the public on Saturdays from 9:00AM to Noon. Volunteer teams are needed to cover these hours. Preferably a man and women team. If you are interested in participating in this historical project, please contact Gwen Boyd firstname.lastname@example.orgREAD MORE »
|Main Street's elegant Evening on Main|
Tue. (Sept. 16, 2014) 5-7PM Main Street Murfreesboro-Rutherford County's Elegant Evening on Main at the home of Beth and Tommy Throneberry. Enjoy delicious refreshments and drink while strolling through the lovely East Main Street home. Donations will be accepted at the door. All donations to Main Street are tax-deductible. Reservations for Evening on Main are suggested, but not required. For more information, call (615) 895-1887 or email email@example.com.READ MORE »
|Make your COOKIN' TO BUILD bowl now!|
Daily (now through Oct. 31, 2014) PAINT A BOWL that will be fired and filled with soup or chili in the 7th Annual Cookin' To Build on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at the historic Rutherford County Courthouse. There is a $5 fee to paint the bowl, and you can do this at (1) The Pottery Place, next to Michael's in the Avenue of Murfreesboro: phone 615-893-5556, or (2) The Painted Clay Studio, 550 Sam Ridley Parkway West in Smyrna: phone 615-848-1900. And this year, if you pay the $15 all you can eat fee when you create the bowl, you are guaranteed to get the bowl that you created.
Sat. (Nov. 1, 2014) 11:00AM-1:30PM 7th Annual Cookin' To Build on the east side of the Historic Rutherford County Courthouse on the Murfreesboro square. In addition, there's live music and family activities all around the square.
For more information, call Megan at Habitat for Humanity: 615-890-5877 (extension 106) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.READ MORE »
|MTSU Dairy Hill 5K and 10K Stampede|
Sat. (Sept.13, 2014) 8AM DAIRY HILL STAMPEDE 5K and 10K run at MTSU's Dairy Experimental Learning and Research Center (3211 Guy James Rd.; Lascassas, TN). Fee: $30 per runner. It benefits the Farm Animal Care Coalition of Tennessee (FACCT) and the Veteran's Recovery Center Council. For more information, phone Lou Nave at 615-970-8065 or check website www.tnfacct.com. You can also register on-line at www.active.com.READ MORE »
|PINK EYE RESEARCH (free care and medication)|
Dr. Craig McCabe, the eye doctor you hear on the radio, is participating in PINK EYE RESEARCH. If you have PINK EYE, you are eligible for FREE care and medication if you are a part of a study group. For more information, contact Gigi Hampton at 615-904-9024 or e-mail her at Gigi@McCabeVisionCenter.com. The best time to contact is Monday through Friday from 10:00AM to 6:00PM. McCabe Vision Center is at 122 Heritage Park Dr. (37129).READ MORE »
|Register Now For CITIZENS FIRE ACADEMY|
Tuesdays (Sept. 16 - Oct. 28, 2014) 6-9PM Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is now accepting applications for the 12th session of the Citizens Fire Academy (CFA). Citizens gain more knowledge on the workings of our local fire and rescue programs. Completing the academy has no bearing on employment with the City or MFRD. The cost of the class is $35.00. Class size is limited and the deadline for application submission is September 2. Applications can be obtained at Fire Administration located at 220 NW Broad Street or any MFRD fire station. They can also be obtained online at: www.murfreesborotn.gov/fireacademy. For more information, contact MFRD Administration at 615-893-1422.
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|Rutherford Romp 5k and 10K|
The annual Rutherford Romp 5k and 10k will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014 this year. They will also host a one mile fun run for participants as well. The races will benefit The Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford County & The Murfreesboro Rescue Mission. It will be held at Gateway Island in Murfreesboro.
To register, visit RutherfordRomp.com. It is sponsored and organized by Guaranty Trust.READ MORE »
|Scott Walker's "Street Photos" On Display In City Hall Rotunda|
Mon-Fri (Now through Sept. 25, 2014) 8:00AM-4:30PM "Street Photos" created by WGNS' Scott Walker are on display in the rotunda of the Murfreesboro City Hall (111 W. Vine Street). You've heard Scott's interviews on the radio with homeless and challenged citizens; these are the pictures behind their stories. Admission is FREE, and this is open to the public.READ MORE »
|Volunteer Van Drivers Needed To Carry Vets To Doctor|
Volunteers are needed to drive vans that take veterans to medical appointments. Volunteers will need to go through a training and orientation program so that your volunteering experience will be more enjoyable. For more information, contact Darlene Haynes on the Murfreesboro campus: 615-225-6517. READ MORE »
|Wine Around the Square|
Sat. (Sept. 20, 2014) 6-9PM The Third annual Wine Around The Square, a wine-tasting event to benefit the Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation’s The Power of Pink. This event is around the downtown Square in Murfreesboro. During the last fiscal year, 529 mammograms were provided for Rutherford County women---up 200 mammograms from the previous year---thanks to WATS and The Power of Pink. During the last fiscal year, 529 mammograms were provided for Rutherford County women---up 200 mammograms from the previous year---thanks to WATS and The Power of Pink. For tickets, visit: WineAroundTheSquare.org.
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