MTSU intern 'set bar pretty high' volunteering in state agriculture position

Dec 08, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Fermentation science graduate student Cathy Rubin left quite an impression with state agriculture officials — including MTSU a.... Read More

Stewarts Creek Middle dominates state robotics competition

Nov 18, 2021 at 11:13 am by WGNS

Yet again, the robotics team from Stewarts Creek Middle School has maintained its stature as one of the most dominate programs in the state of Tennessee.They took home a trio.... Read More

TN Rep. Mike Sparks first to sign AFC’s  “Education Freedom Pledge”

Nov 09, 2021 at 05:37 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA - American Federation for Children (AFC), a national organization that works to provide families with the freedom to choose the best K-12 education for their.... Read More

Deer Hunting for Young Sportsmen in TN This Weekend

Oct 28, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

The first of two Tennessee young sportsman deer hunts for the 2021-22 season will be held this weekend (Oct. 30-31). Youth ages 6-16 may participate. Participating youth.... Read More

Hidden Cameras Installed in Rutherford County to Catch those who Litter

Oct 26, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

For those who illegally dump waste in areas of Rutherford County where they think no one is looking…That was Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron who is trying to curb i.... Read More

New Museum to Help Tell Rutherford County's Story on Local Square

Oct 20, 2021 at 09:04 am by WGNS

A new museum will soon be open in downtown Murfreesboro. The museum will be inside the Rutherford County Courthouse.County Mayor Bill Ketron told WGNS NEWS…Ketron said.... Read More

Unemployment Remains on a Downward Trend as the State’s Economy Continues to Rebound

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:55 am by WGNS

As Tennessee’s economy continues to rebound, the state has experienced three consecutive months of lower unemployment, according to newly released data from the Departme.... Read More

State Parks, Rivian Partner on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Jul 21, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced today it is partnering with electric vehicle (EV) automaker and automotive technology company Rivian.... Read More

Smyrna Resident and Tennessee State Representative Honored with "Conservative Achievement" Award

Jul 16, 2021 at 02:56 pm by WGNS

The American Conservative Union (ACU), the nation's oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization, announced State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) is among sev.... Read More

Slight Drop in Unemployment for Tennessee - Tennesseans Returning to Work

Jul 15, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s economic recovery continued in June as the statewide unemployment rate decreased to 4.9%, according to the latest data by the Department of Labor and Workfor.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry Continues Opposition to Landfill Expansion, Agrees with Board Denial

Jul 12, 2021 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

On Friday, July 9, at the Rutherford County Courthouse, the Central Tennessee Region Solid Waste Planning Board (CTRSWP) recommended against the proposed northern expansion of.... Read More

State lawmaker ‘impressed with direction MTSU is taking’ during campus visit

Jun 25, 2021 at 04:54 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Tennessee House of Representatives Majority Leader William Lamberth recalls being a young legislator who helped push through a budge.... Read More

City of Murfreesboro objects to State of Tennessee’s review of new construction proposed at Middle Point Landfill

Jun 23, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has notified officials at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) that the City.... Read More

State Plans Training for Program that Benefits Employers and Workers

Jun 10, 2021 at 11:04 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) will offer a free online training program beginning in July to help employers develop or enhance the skills and knowl.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry, Hywater Strategies Team to Offer SHARE Rutherford

Jun 10, 2021 at 09:11 am by WGNS

Representative Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) has partnered with Hywater Strategies to offer SHARE Rutherford, a program designed to share and highlight the voices of Ruther.... Read More

Tennessee's Original State Constitutions on Display for One Day Only

May 28, 2021 at 09:46 am by WGNS

Tennessee's three original constitutions will be on display at the Tennessee State Library and Archives on Tuesday, June 1, to mark our state's 225th birthday.In addition to v.... Read More

Secretary of State Warns Tennessee Businesses About New “Certificate of Existence” Filing Scam

May 24, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Secretary of State Tre Hargett is issuing a warning statement to business owners across Tennessee, advising them of a scam that has recently resurfaced targeting businesses wi.... Read More

Rep. Terry of Murfreesboro Brought Awareness to Illegal Organ Harvesting in China and Ended Session by Passing Medical Cannabis Bill in TN

May 12, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

The first half of the 112th Tennessee General Assembly, which saw significant progress and protections advanced for Tennesseans, has adjourned.  Representative Bryan Terr.... 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

Elected Official from Murfreesboro Pushes "The Mercenary Rioter Act" Forward

May 04, 2021 at 10:29 am by WGNS

The Mercenary Rioter Act made its way through legislation in Tennessee. Representative Bryan Terry of Murfreesboro explains his bill…House Bill 881 increases the m.... Read More