Former TN First Lady "Honey" Alexander Dies At Age 77

Oct 30, 2022 at 04:44 pm by WGNS

(MARYVILLE)  Former Tennessee First Lady "Honey" Alexander passed away Saturday with family at her home in Maryville, Tennessee. The 77-year-old is the wife of former Gov.... Read More

Proposed Constitutional Amendment gives Tennessee voters opportunity to create emergency succession plan for office of governor

Sep 19, 2022 at 08:45 am by WGNS News

On the November 8 ballot, Tennessee voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on a proposed amendment to the state constitution that establishes a framework for a temporary.... Read More

DC Fast Charger Company to Open Manufacturing Facility in Nearby Wilson County and Plans to Create 500-Jobs

Aug 17, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

A company opening in nearby Lebanon, Tennessee will likely lead to new employment opportunities for Rutherford County residents, in addition to hiring those who call Wilson Co.... Read More

TN: Governor Lee and the State of the State Address Includes a $52-Billion Price Tag

Jan 31, 2022 at 11:58 pm by WGNS

  Education was a major focus of the Governor's State of the State address.On Monday evening (1/31/22), Tennessee Governor Bill Lee presented a proposed budget while hig.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Seeks Nominations for Governor's Environmental Awards

Jan 04, 2022 at 09:53 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is inviting Tennesseans to submit nominations for the 2022 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards.&l.... Read More

Report to the Governor Reveals Gains in All Major Agricultural Sectors

Dec 17, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

Researchers from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture outline gains in all major agricultural sectors in this year’s economic report to the governor, a m.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee supercharged Tennessee’s economic recovery

Dec 01, 2021 at 05:25 pm by WGNS

Recent research revealed that Governor Bill Lee’s decision to end federal unemployment benefits spurred the largest July hiring spree in Tennessee’s hi.... Read More

MTSU council applauds governor’s nod to importance of economics education

Oct 05, 2021 at 10:43 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Lee signed a proclamation earlier this year that recognizes October as Economic Education Month in Tennessee.The designation was pet.... Read More

$10,000 Reward Offered in Unsolved Murfreesboro Murder Case

Aug 11, 2021 at 09:15 am by WGNS

UPDATE - MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has authorized a $10,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the person or persons respon.... 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

Local Government Recovery and Rebuilding Direct Appropriation Grants will Equal Big Funding for Communities

Feb 24, 2021 at 07:58 am by WGNS

A large amount of funds could soon be available to communities throughout the State of Tennessee in about 5-months. Gov. Bill Lee recently highlighted the "Local Gov.... Read More

COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses Lifted in 89 Counties

Oct 05, 2020 at 12:03 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce reports that the Governor of Tennessee has announced that restrictions on businesses are being lifted: Governor Bill Lee announced th.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee appoints Eagleville senior to State Board of Education

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:07 am by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT As teenagers, Garren Hamby’s parents were involved in FFA.When their son showed an interest and their previous school district did not offe.... Read More

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Announces September is National Preparedness Month

Sep 01, 2020 at 08:45 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) is recognizing September 2020 as National Preparedness Month and urging Tennesseans to get prepared for disasters.“We ha.... Read More

Signed by Governor: COVID-related liability protection to healthcare providers

Jul 03, 2020 at 11:41 am by WGNS

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order No. 53, granting limited COVID-related liability protection to healthcare providers.“Hospitals, nursing homes, an.... Read More