Former State Representative Mike Liles Passes Away

May 02, 2022 at 11:31 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Former State Representative Mike J. Liles of Murfreesboro has died. The 76-year-old served as a Republican in the 97th and 98th Tennessee General Assemblies.... Read More

The Tennessee Trash Bill is Aimed at Cleaning-up Rural Rutherford County

Apr 12, 2022 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

The problem of illegal dumping throughout Rutherford County has pushed County Mayor Bill Ketron to ask state lawmakers to change littering laws.Current fines for littering, de.... Read More

On Today's show we covered 3-topics: "Releasing Stress in the Rampage Room," What is a Pregnancy Coach? AND - The Gun Safe Bill in Tennessee - What is it?

Apr 05, 2022 at 09:15 am by Producer

First Half of Show - Destroying things for fun and to release STRESS: During today's Action Line (Podcast Above), WGNS' Scott Walker was joined by Combat Veteran David Carson.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks and State Sen. Kerry Roberts propose to extend sales tax holiday for gun safes into 2023

Apr 05, 2022 at 07:23 am by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, and State Sen. Kerry Roberts, R-Springfield, have proposed legislation to extend a tax cut that makes it less expensive for gun owners to saf.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks honored with Award for Conservative Excellence at CPAC

Mar 06, 2022 at 10:27 am by WGNS

The American Conservative Union (ACU) presented Tennessee State Rep. Mike Sparks with the Award for Conservative Excellence during the Conservative Political Action Conference.... Read More
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WGNS Radio Recognized in State of Tennessee Proclamation for Serving Community 75+ Years

Jan 31, 2022 at 10:52 am by WGNS

WGNS, which first came on the air in Rutherford County on December 31, 1946 at 10PM and had their first full day of broadcasting on January 1, 1947, received the honor of bein.... Read More

Auto Emission Testing Has Ended in Rutherford County and 4-Other Counties

Jan 28, 2022 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—It all ended just 14-days into the New Year... and now Rutherford County is sitting at 14-days into the change dealing with auto emission testing.... Read More

WGNS is joined by a State Senator and local State Representatives that represent Rutherford County - And you will hear a special thank you to WGNS for 75-years of broadcast history

Jan 28, 2022 at 09:21 am by Producer

The WGNS Action Line today covered topics involving changes in state laws, funding for new and existing programs and more. Our guests included State Senator Dawn White, Stat.... Read More

OP-ED: Mike Sparks: Tennessee Republicans will work to keep communities and schools safe in 2022

Jan 19, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

OPINION by Rep. Mike Sparks (R)Tennessee voters spoke loud and clear last November when they overwhelmingly elected Republicans to represent them at every level. I’m ext.... 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

COMMENTARY by Mike Sparks: WE The People should revisit the Importance of U.S. Constitution

Sep 27, 2021 at 06:45 am by WGNS

COMMENTARY by State Rep. Mike Sparks Recently on WGNS Rutherford Magazine Show heard Sunday nights at 5p.m. on 100.5 FM, 1450AM and online at WGNSradio.com I ha.... 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

Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Mike Sparks eliminating gun-safe tax signed by Gov. Lee

Jul 01, 2021 at 09:05 am by WGNS

Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, that will make it less expensive for gun owners to safely store their firearms has officially been signed into law b.... Read More

UPDATE: Carry a Handgun Without a Permit and Buy a Gun Safe Without Paying Taxes

Jun 04, 2021 at 08:09 am by WGNS

UPDATE: WGNS has more information on the new gun carry bill that will allow Tennessee Residents to carry a handgun without a permit.Representative Mike Sparks of Smyrna, TN co.... Read More

Youth Substance Abuse: Rutherford County Resources

May 20, 2021 at 11:01 am by Producer

Bryan and State Rep. Mike Sparks talk to Sarah Murfree and Sheila Barrera with the Prevention Coalition for Success and Jacob Lamb with Journey Pure about youth substance abus.... Read More

Op-Ed: Rep. Mike Sparks “Tennessee Can Lead the Charge for Congressional Term Limits”

Apr 27, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

In this current atmosphere of political polarization and discord, there is one issue which unites nearly all Americans, left, right and center: the need for Congressional term.... Read More

Rep. Mike Sparks and Sen. Sara Kyle propose to eliminate gun-safe tax

Mar 30, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, and State Sen. Sara Kyle, D-Memphis, today announced bipartisan legislation that will make it less expensive for gun owners to safely store t.... Read More

TDOT / Smyrna Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for Widening of Jefferson Pike (HWY 266)

Mar 17, 2021 at 12:41 pm by WGNS

The widening of Jefferson Pike has long been discussed, but construction on the roadway has failed to take off time and time again.Rutherford County Road Board Member Keith Br.... Read More

Rutherford County: State House & Senate Results

Nov 03, 2020 at 10:05 pm by WGNS

Incumbent Republican state representatives all won their local races against Democratic challengers.Tim Rudd, Charlie Baum, Dr. Bryan Terry and Mike Sparks all won their races.... Read More

Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association endorses Rep. Mike Sparks in District 49 State House race

Oct 07, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) today received an endorsement from the Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association for the Nov. 3 House District 49 election.The Te.... Read More