Tennessee Ranks at #5 for States with Veteran Owned Businesses

Jun 21, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

VETERAN OWNED BUSINESSES: A new report found that the Volunteer State has 5th most veteran-owned businesses in the country. Nationwide, the U.S. Department of Veterans Af.... Read More

Noah's Law to Expedite Amber Alert's in Tennessee

Apr 01, 2022 at 02:00 pm by Producer

Following a nationwide manhunt for a missing Sumner County 3-year-old last year, Tennessee lawmakers last week approved legislation that allows for an Amber Alert to be issued.... Read More

Proposed Bill Sponsored by Murfreesboro Representative Gains Ground for Medical Cannabis Use

Mar 31, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

A bill sponsored by State Representative Bryan Terry that focuses on medical cannabis has been making progress in the Tennessee House of Representatives (HB 2641).Representati.... Read More

Tennessee State Parks Had $2.1 Billion Economic Impact in 2021

Mar 07, 2022 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

Tennessee State Parks had an economic impact of $2.1 billion in Fiscal Year 2021, as the parks posted 38.5 million visits, according to a report done for the Tennessee Departm.... Read More

TN legislators introduce ‘Noah’s Law’ that could help missing children be found faster

Mar 05, 2022 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Republican legislation that could allow for an Amber Alert to be issued sooner in certain cases advanced out of the Tennessee House Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee.... Read More

WGNS Takes a look into the TN General Assembly

Feb 25, 2022 at 09:13 am by Producer

On Friday's WGNS Podcast (heard on FM 100.5 in Smyrna, FM 101.9 and AM 1450 in Murfreesboro), host Scott Walker is joined by TN State Representatives Dr. Bryan Terry and.... Read More

UPDATE on Police Pursuit that Started in Rutherford County and Ended Just Over the Davidson County Line

Feb 23, 2022 at 12:08 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: More news on the police pursuit that started in Rutherford County this past Saturday night.The pursuit unfolded when a LaVergne Police Officer tried to pull over an In.... Read More

Business of the Year and More Announced in the Town of Smyrna

Feb 23, 2022 at 11:37 am by WGNS

SMYRNA, Tennessee - SRM Concrete based in Rutherford County was named the business of the year, Craig Taylor was named the Smyrna Coach of the year and the Stewardship Award w.... Read More

House and Senate Bills would add protections for Tennessee churches and religious groups

Feb 23, 2022 at 10:39 am by WGNS

Tennessee House of Representatives have passed legislation that is designed to further protect Tennesseans’ First Amendment right to hold religious services during a sta.... Read More