Governor Bill Lee

Federal Aid Denied for Rutherford County After Severe Weather

Jun 25, 2024 at 10:08 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Earlier this month, in the wake of severe weather and tornadoes that struck Tennessee on May 8-9, 2024, Governor Bill Lee requested a Major Disaster.... Read More

Tennessee Seeks Federal Disaster Aid for Rutherford County After Devastating Storms

Jun 14, 2024 at 11:50 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the wake of severe weather and tornadoes that struck Tennessee earlier this year on May 8-9, 2024, Governor Bill Lee has formally requested a Major.... Read More
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From Firefighter to Advocate: Gary Farley's Four Decades of Service

Jun 12, 2024 at 11:34 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Earlier this year, on March 26, 2024, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) announced the retirement of Assistant Commissioner fo.... Read More

TCAP Scores: What's Next for Third and Fourth Graders in Tennessee

May 13, 2024 at 09:48 pm by WGNS News

  Opinion - RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program known as TCAP, is a standardized test measuring students' English language arts profic.... Read More

UPDATE: The Murfreesboro Police Real Time Crime Center

Mar 18, 2024 at 10:27 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - More crime-fighting tools are now under the watchful eye of the Murfreesboro Police Department in their Real-Time Crime Center... That was MPD.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Bolster their Crime-Fighting Arsenal with Technology

Mar 07, 2024 at 05:41 pm by WGNS News

Seeupdated story HERE. MURFREESBORO, TN - More crime-fighting tools are now under the watchful eye of the Murfreesboro Police Department in their Real-Time Crime Center... Th.... Read More

Rutherford Collegiate Prep Breaks Ground Alongside Governor Bill Lee, Paving the Way as Rutherford County's First Charter School

Oct 10, 2023 at 11:34 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – Rutherford Collegiate Prep (RCP) is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking moment in education as it prepares to open its doors as Rutherford County's.... Read More

Gov. Lee Launches Tennessee Strong Families Grant Program 

Sep 13, 2023 at 04:33 pm by WGNS Radio News

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Thursday that applications are now open for the Tennessee Strong Families Grant Program, which dedicates $20 mil.... Read More

Special Session in the State to Focus On Mental Illness and Public Safety

Aug 10, 2023 at 12:38 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee General Assembly is holding a Special Session in Nashville on August 21 at 4PM. The session comes at the request of Governor Bill Lee. State Representative Mike.... Read More

Governor Bill Lee Issues Official Call, Presents Legislative Priorities Ahead of Public Safety Special Session

Aug 08, 2023 at 06:31 pm by WGNS Radio News

On Tuesday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued the special session proclamation and presented the administration’s legislative and budget priorities that will.... Read More

Governor Bill Lee Launches Nearly $200 Million in School Safety Grants

Jun 21, 2023 at 07:30 am by WGNS Radio News

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee invited local law enforcement agencies and schools to apply for nearly $200 million in grant funding to further strengthen securit.... Read More

Gov. Lee’s Federal Disaster Relief Request Approved for Rutherford & 9 Other Tennessee Counties

Apr 07, 2023 at 02:06 pm by WGNS Radio News

(NASHVILLE) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Friday approval of his federal emergency assistance request, which will support ten counties impacted by tornadoes and s.... Read More

Gov. Lee Requests Federal Disaster Relief for 10 Tornado-Impacted Counties

Apr 05, 2023 at 09:53 am by WGNS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is requesting federal emergency assistance for ten counties impacted by the tornadoes and severe storms that took 15 lives and.... Read More

Brigadier General Ross to Head TN Department of Military

Dec 10, 2022 at 08:41 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of Brigadier General Warner A. Ross II as Adjutant General of Tennessee and Commissioner for the Tennes.... Read More

Tennessee TOPS In Curbing SEX TRAFFICKING

Nov 10, 2022 at 01:21 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) The Volunteer State is again in the positive spotlight for its comprehensive efforts in addressing sex trafficking. Tennessee is again ranked as best in the n.... Read More