State Plans Training for Program that Benefits Employers and Workers

Jun 10, 2021 at 11:04 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) will offer a free online training program beginning in July to help employers develop or enhance the skills and knowl.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry, Hywater Strategies Team to Offer SHARE Rutherford

Jun 10, 2021 at 09:11 am by WGNS

Representative Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) has partnered with Hywater Strategies to offer SHARE Rutherford, a program designed to share and highlight the voices of Ruther.... Read More

Tennessee's Original State Constitutions on Display for One Day Only

May 28, 2021 at 09:46 am by WGNS

Tennessee's three original constitutions will be on display at the Tennessee State Library and Archives on Tuesday, June 1, to mark our state's 225th birthday.In addition to v.... Read More

Secretary of State Warns Tennessee Businesses About New “Certificate of Existence” Filing Scam

May 24, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Secretary of State Tre Hargett is issuing a warning statement to business owners across Tennessee, advising them of a scam that has recently resurfaced targeting businesses wi.... Read More

Rep. Terry of Murfreesboro Brought Awareness to Illegal Organ Harvesting in China and Ended Session by Passing Medical Cannabis Bill in TN

May 12, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

The first half of the 112th Tennessee General Assembly, which saw significant progress and protections advanced for Tennesseans, has adjourned.  Representative Bryan Terr.... Read More

Stewarts Creek High air rifle team finishes third in state, fifth in nation

May 11, 2021 at 01:41 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT: A veteran team of JROTC cadets from Stewarts Creek High School finished third in the state and fifth at the JROTC Air Rifle Army Nationals.The S.... Read More

Elected Official from Murfreesboro Pushes "The Mercenary Rioter Act" Forward

May 04, 2021 at 10:29 am by WGNS

The Mercenary Rioter Act made its way through legislation in Tennessee. Representative Bryan Terry of Murfreesboro explains his bill…House Bill 881 increases the m.... Read More

Rutherford County has a 3.9% Unemployment Rate

Apr 02, 2021 at 08:51 am by WGNS

As a further indication the state of Tennessee’s economic turnaround continues, unemployment rates for February 2021 dropped in nearly every county, according to new dat.... Read More

UPDATE: “Hours of Service Waiver” Issued in TENNESSEE to limit disruptions to fuel transportation

Feb 17, 2021 at 07:29 am by WGNS

The State of Tennessee has activated an Emergency Operations Center in Nashville that is staffed to monitor weather, road conditions, and address any life safety needs….... Read More

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Seeks Public Input on 10-Year Parks and Recreation Plan

Feb 04, 2021 at 07:15 am by scott

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is seeking public input on a state plan that will outline recreation, parks, and conservation priorities for th.... Read More

Tennessee State Parks Have $1.84 Billion Economic Impact in 2020

Jan 12, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Tennessee State Parks had an economic impact of $1.84 billion in Tennessee in 2020 and welcomed 34.7 million visits, according to a report done for the Tennessee Department of.... Read More

MTSU anticipates return to primarily in-person classes by Fall 2021

Dec 15, 2020 at 11:13 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University plans a return to primarily in-person instruction by Fall 2021 and its COVID-19 Task Force will engage facul.... Read More

State Alzheimer's Advisory Council Seek Public Input

Nov 23, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Tennessee has one of the highest dementia-related mortality rates.  In fact, each year more than 3,500 Tennesseans die from Alzheimer’s Disease. We recognize caregi.... Read More

State Offers No-Cost Testing for Lead to Child-Care Facilities, Schools

Oct 26, 2020 at 09:24 am by WGNS

The State of Tennessee is offering lead testing in water to Head Start, Early Head Start, state-licensed child-care centers, and public schools at no cost to facilities that c.... 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

New study finds Tennessee workers earn below average adjusted salaries

Oct 05, 2020 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a surge in geographic mobility. According to Pew Research Center, 22 percent of adults in the U.S. have relocated during the pandemic or know.... Read More

MTSU’s K9 celebrates his first ‘anni-fur-sary’ on the force

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:41 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For MTSU Police’s K9 handler and patrol specialist Zachery Brooker, the “loyalty” he receives from his K9 Bobby “can&r.... Read More

Courts, State Agencies Join Together to Host Innovative Eviction Summit

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:27 am by WGNS

Since the coronavirus pandemic struck in mid-March, the laws and regulations surrounding residential evictions have been changing quickly, leaving judicial staff, policymakers.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry to introduce “Pathway to Prosperity” legislation during 2021 legislative session

Sep 16, 2020 at 11:27 am by WGNS

State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) is preparing to introduce “Pathway to Prosperity” legislation for the 2021 legislative session in efforts to support Te.... Read More

Tennessee’s State Capitol the Subject of New Book Published by the Tennessee Department of State

Sep 15, 2020 at 08:56 am by WGNS

Tennessee’s State Capitol is the subject of a new book called Tennessee State Capitol: A Tennessee Treasure, published by the Office of Secretary of State Tre Harge.... Read More