State Representative Tim Rudd of Murfreesboro Highlights Funding for Schools and Testing

Feb 24, 2022 at 04:08 pm by WGNS

More money may be going into the Murfreesboro City School System, along with other public education facilities by the end of 2022, but some lawmakers are leery of the latest.... Read More

More Transparency - Proposal will allow victims to better understand the sentencing of suspects or offenders

Feb 24, 2022 at 02:47 pm by WGNS

Legislation to improve sentencing transparency in Tennessee advanced out of the Tennessee House Criminal Justice Subcommittee last week.House Bill 2657, also known as the Tran.... Read More

Updated Unlawful Photography Bill Moving Forward in Tennessee General Assembly

Feb 15, 2022 at 07:33 am by WGNS

A proposal to expand the definition and punishment of unlawful photography in Tennessee will soon begin making its way through House committees.House Bill 2459 clarifies that.... Read More

If signed into law, new bill to increase liability protections for police departments and officers during pursuits in Tennessee

Feb 09, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Tennessee Republican lawmakers filed legislation last week to increase liability protections for officers in pursuit of a fleeing suspect.According to House Bill 2605, la.... Read More

Changes in How Rutherford County Schools Deal With COVID-19 and New Law Says Businesses / Government Organizations Cannot Require COVID Vaccine

Nov 16, 2021 at 07:32 am by WGNS

Some of the guidelines around COVID-19 have changed, which means changes for the Rutherford County Schools and schools throughout the state. One of the changes focuses on how.... Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court Vacancy

Nov 09, 2021 at 05:32 pm by WGNS

The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for the Supreme Court vacancy created by the passing of Justice Cornelia A. Clark on Septe.... Read More

Public Invited: "Immigration Law" at MTSU 3PM This Monday

Sep 18, 2021 at 07:21 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  “Immigration, Law and Local Consequences: Current Issues for Immigrants and Refugees in Rutherford County” is set for 3&nb.... Read More

26-Miles Worth of Court Related Documents laid side-by-side - Enough Paperwork for Lawyers on Old Cases to Pave a Road of Paper between Murfreesboro and Nashville

Jul 22, 2021 at 09:35 am by WGNS

Lawyers in Middle Tennessee now have access to a huge collection of past court cases that may not be posted online or available in downloadable PDF files. That collection of p.... Read More

UPDATE: New laws combatting human trafficking and aiding victims of domestic abuse and rape went into effect this past week

Jul 05, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Major legislation combatting human trafficking and strengthening protections for victims of rape and domestic violence are among 203 new laws that became effective lat.... Read More

UPDATE: More New Laws to go into effect July 1

Jun 30, 2021 at 11:23 am by WGNS

New laws will go into effect on July 1 in Tennessee to help improve the health and welfare of Tennesseans. These laws are focused on increasing access to patient-centered care.... Read More

Upcoming Expungement Clinic has the Power to Change Lives

Jun 14, 2021 at 10:02 am by WGNS

Expunging your criminal record can be life changing, according to Murfreesboro attorney Scott Kimberly…New opportunities in the job market, housing or volunteering with.... Read More

Help In Clearing Criminal Records That Keep YOU From Getting Jobs, Homes and more

May 22, 2021 at 09:51 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  If you have criminal records that make it difficult to get employment, housing or other opportunities, help may be available through a free Expungeme.... Read More

UPDATE: Carrying a Handgun in Tennessee Could Soon be Easier

Mar 22, 2021 at 07:07 am by WGNS

State Senator Shane Reeves of Murfreesboro recently noted that the bill aimed at allowing Tennessee residents to exercise their constitutional right to carry firearms without.... Read More

Waiting Period Law that States an Abortion Cannot Take Place Before a 48-Hour “Waiting Period” on Hold in Tennessee

Feb 22, 2021 at 07:35 am by WGNS

On Friday, February 19, 2021, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a divided 2-1 decision, ruled to deny the State of Tennessee's petition to stay the injunction applie.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry Brings Awareness to Unethical Organ Harvesting in China

Feb 11, 2021 at 08:42 pm by WGNS

On February 11, Representative Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) passed HJR 92 which raises awareness about the People’s Republic of China’s unethical practice of f.... Read More

NEWLY PROPOSED LAW IN TN: Law aimed at Ending the Request of Government Records by People who ask for Too Many Government Records

Jan 18, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

A new law in Tennessee has been proposed - a law aimed at the prevention of harassment against government officials. But, what is harassment? In this case, it deals with.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Hiring "Emergency Communications Specialist II"

Nov 25, 2020 at 10:10 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Police Department has recently brought on 18 new officers. Furthermore, they are still in need of hiring more law enforcement officers, as explained by Chief.... Read More

DCS Praises Tennessee Lawmakers for Passing New Safe Haven Law

Aug 06, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services joins A Secret Safe Place for Newborns of Tennessee, Inc. to alert citizens to the newly amended Safe Haven Law passed by.... Read More

Legal Aid Society Attorney Russ Overby Retires After 46 Years Advocating for Rights of Low-Income Clients

Jul 15, 2020 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that attorney Russ Overby is retiring from the firm, w.... Read More

The Sedition Act of 1798: Deportation, Fine, or Imprisonment for Anyone Publishing False Information about Government

Jul 13, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS

The Sedition Act of 1798 went into law on July 14, 1798. Looking back at the law some 222 years ago, anyone found guilty of publishing false information about the American gov.... Read More