Drug Overdose Deaths Continue to Rise in Rutherford County and Throughout Tennessee

Sep 20, 2022 at 07:41 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Drug abuse continues to be one of the number one concerns of parents, educators, law enforcement and community leaders. Sadly, the numbers.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Council Authorizes a Federal Lawsuit Against Operators of Middle Point Landfill

Aug 10, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Ongoing environmental problems, including odor and water pollution, have led the City of Murfreesboro to file a federal lawsuit against the operators of Middle Point Landfill:.... Read More

Representative Tim Rudd of Murfreesboro praises decision in lawsuit challenging religious freedom of adoption agencies

Jul 07, 2022 at 06:18 pm by WGNS

State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, today praised the decision by a panel of three judges to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the religious freedom of private adoption agencies.... Read More

Human Rights Campaign Announces Lawsuit Against Tennessee’s Anti-Transgender Student Bathroom Bill

Aug 03, 2021 at 09:51 am by WGNS

Tuesday,  the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee sued after deciding Tennesseeans should no longer receive federal unemployment benefits

Jul 30, 2021 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Labor Commissioner Jeff McCord are being sued over the decision to pull out of federal unemployment benefit programs for Tennesseans. Seve.... Read More

ACLU Files Lawsuit Challenging New Tennessee Law Requiring Restroom Warning Signs

Jun 25, 2021 at 11:55 am by WGNS

(Release from the ACLU) The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee and the ACLU filed a lawsuit in federal court today challenging a new, first-of-its-kind Tennessee law.... Read More

Tennessee Chamber Reacts to Passage of Civil Liability Protection Legislation

Aug 12, 2020 at 07:55 pm by WGNS

Wednesday (8/12/2020), the Tennessee State House and Senate both passed the Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act (SB 8002/HB 8001) which protects businesses from unfounded legal cl.... Read More

Rutherford Co. Chamber of Commerce ask for support in newly proposed legislation dealing with COVID-19

Aug 07, 2020 at 11:23 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce has sent members an email talking about newly proposed legislation that could impact local residents and businesses. Apparently, the.... Read More