Senator Reeves of Murfreesboro Leads the Senate Session on Thursday in Nashville

Jan 26, 2023 at 11:50 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Senator Shane Reeves from Murfreesboro, the Deputy Speaker of the Senate, led the Senate meeting on Thursday during their January 26th session of the 1.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry of Murfreesboro named chair of House Health Committee

Jan 13, 2023 at 02:15 pm by WGNS News

  (Rutherford County, TN) State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD, R-Murfreesboro, has been appointed by House Speaker Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville, to serve as chairman of the House.... Read More

Robert Stevens sworn in as member of 113th General Assembly

Jan 11, 2023 at 11:00 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Newly elected State Rep. Robert Stevens, a Republican from Smyrna, was officially sworn in as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives on Tue.... Read More

Tennessee Democratic Party Officer Elections at January 21st Executive Committee Meeting

Dec 05, 2022 at 09:21 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee Democratic Party will hold their officer elections in January during their upcoming Executive Committee Meeting. Those interested need to submit their name by De.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry highlights education report cards

Dec 05, 2022 at 07:14 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) In an effort to help local families and community members better understand state report card results for Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro Ci.... Read More

Politics: Mike Sparks seeks re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives

Oct 31, 2022 at 05:30 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, Tenn. – State Representative Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, is seeking re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives 49th District. “My family and I a.... Read More

POLITICS: Short to Run for Re-election to Town of Smyrna Council

Oct 14, 2022 at 08:05 pm by WGNS Radio News

SMYRNA – Council Member Gerry Short announced today that he will run for re-election to continue work on revitalizing downtown, expanding parks and recreation, improving.... Read More

Tennesseans Can Honor a Service Member with their Vote in the Nov. 8 Election

Oct 03, 2022 at 07:25 pm by WGNS News

The Secretary of State’s Honor Vote Program allows Tennesseans to dedicate their vote Nov. 8 State and Federal General Election to a veteran or active-duty member of the.... 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

COMMENTARY: Intertwining Political Campaigns with the Wizard of Oz - by MTSU Professor Dr. Larry Burriss

Sep 06, 2022 at 08:15 am by WGNS

The Wizard of Oz, the Emperor with No Clothes and political campaigns. With the intertwining of all three, here is Professor Larry Burriss from the MTSU School of Journalism &.... Read More

4-Proposed Amendments to the Tennessee Constitution Will be on the Nov. 8 Ballot

Aug 18, 2022 at 07:42 pm by WGNS

Tennessee voters can cast a ballot for or against four proposed amendments to the Tennessee constitution on the Nov. 8 State and Federal General Election ballot.   .... Read More

NFIB Tennessee PAC Endorses Robert Stevens in Tennessee House District 13 Race

Aug 12, 2022 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

The NFIB Tennessee PAC, the political action committee of the state’s leading small business advocacy organization, has endorsed County Commissioner Robert Stevens in th.... Read More

NFIB Tennessee PAC Endorses Rep. Bryan Terry in District 48 Race

Aug 11, 2022 at 06:33 pm by WGNS

The National Federation of Independent Business' Tennessee PAC, the political action committee of the state’s leading small business advocacy organization, has endorsed.... Read More

COMMENTARY: MTSU Professor Highlights the Need to DROP The Political FLUFF as we Near November 8th Election Date

Aug 09, 2022 at 06:31 am by WGNS

COMMENTARY: Dealing with the issues and leaving the fluff behind, is what some people wish politicians and news networks would do as we inch closer to the November 8th State a.... Read More

Final Political Forum to be held on WGNS RADIO - July 8, 2022

Jul 05, 2022 at 10:30 am by WGNS

WGNS Radio will continue a long-time tradition of holding political forums for some of the more heavily contested or heated races that have received news coverage in recent mo.... Read More

Political Forum: Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge (Election Day on August 4, 2022)

Jul 05, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

On Tuesday, WGNS held a "LIVE" On-Air Political Forum for those in the running for the Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge seat. Our guests included candidates Tr.... Read More

Political Forums to be held on WGNS RADIO July 5th and July 8th

Jul 02, 2022 at 10:30 am by WGNS

WGNS Radio will continue a long-time tradition of holding political forums for some of the more heavily contested or heated races that have received news coverage in recent mo.... Read More

Politics: Mike Jones Announces Campaign for Circuit Court Judge

Jun 27, 2022 at 05:26 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro resident Mike Jones has announced his candidacy for Circuit Court Judge 16th Judicial District, Division 1. Jones is a Founding Partner at Perkins and Jones, PLLC.... Read More

Political Forums to be held on WGNS RADIO June 17, 2022 to July 8, 2022 (1)

Jun 27, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

WGNS Radio will continue a long-time tradition of holding political forums for some of the more heavily contested or heated races that have received news coverage in recent mo.... Read More

La Vergne Mayor Jason Cole Announces Re-Election Bid

Jun 20, 2022 at 11:19 am by WGNS

Political Release: Jason Cole has announced that he will seek re-election to the office of mayor for the city of La Vergne in the upcoming Nov. 8 election.  Cole, who cu.... Read More