Unemployment Remains on a Downward Trend as the State’s Economy Continues to Rebound

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:55 am by WGNS

As Tennessee’s economy continues to rebound, the state has experienced three consecutive months of lower unemployment, according to newly released data from the Departme.... Read More

State Parks, Rivian Partner on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Jul 21, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced today it is partnering with electric vehicle (EV) automaker and automotive technology company Rivian.... 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

Slight Drop in Unemployment for Tennessee - Tennesseans Returning to Work

Jul 15, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s economic recovery continued in June as the statewide unemployment rate decreased to 4.9%, according to the latest data by the Department of Labor and Workfor.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry Continues Opposition to Landfill Expansion, Agrees with Board Denial

Jul 12, 2021 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

On Friday, July 9, at the Rutherford County Courthouse, the Central Tennessee Region Solid Waste Planning Board (CTRSWP) recommended against the proposed northern expansion of.... Read More

State lawmaker ‘impressed with direction MTSU is taking’ during campus visit

Jun 25, 2021 at 04:54 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Tennessee House of Representatives Majority Leader William Lamberth recalls being a young legislator who helped push through a budge.... Read More

City of Murfreesboro objects to State of Tennessee’s review of new construction proposed at Middle Point Landfill

Jun 23, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has notified officials at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) that the City.... Read More

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