Smyrna News

Supporting Food Service Workers: Giving Kitchen's Tennessee Tasting Raises Critical Funds

May 17, 2024 at 11:52 am by WGNS News

WGNS' Tiffany Parker talked to Giving Kitchen founder, Jen Hidinger Kendrick, who recalls the day her late husband publicly addressed his cancer diagnosis at a fundraiser - -.... Read More

Tennessee Highway Patrol Sponsors Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro

May 17, 2024 at 12:04 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN -The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is taking proactive measures by sponsoring a sobriety checkpoint aimed at finding intoxicated drivers. The initiati.... Read More

Rutherford Arts Alliance Fuels Cultural Growth and Business in Community

May 16, 2024 at 05:56 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Arts have a major impact on communities far and wide. Not only do they make cities and states more attractive, they also serve as a tool that i.... Read More

Legislation Approves Task Force to Combat Illegal Street Racing in Tennessee

May 16, 2024 at 07:04 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Legislation pushed forward by Senator Dawn White of Murfreesboro State Representative Mike Sparks of Smyrna calls for the creation of a task force to.... Read More

Smyrna Police Seek Woman Involved in Credit Card Fraud at Target

May 15, 2024 at 07:07 pm by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - Smyrna Police are searching for a woman linked to credit card fraud. She was caught on camera making unauthorized purchases at Target with a stolen card from Krog.... Read More

UPDATE: Flash Flood Carries Cows Over Dam and 19-Miles Away – Some Remain Missing

May 15, 2024 at 12:07 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - We are now gaining a better understanding of how unusual the flash flooding was that impacted multiple areas of Middle Tennessee last week... L.... Read More

Assessor's Warning: Appraisal Ratio Threatens Financial Stability in Rutherford County, TN

May 14, 2024 at 05:55 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Rutherford County Assessor's Office has publicly acknowledged the impact of the state-calculated appraisal ratio on the tax base and how th.... Read More

Tennessee is the 11th Least Expensive Market in the Nation

May 13, 2024 at 10:33 pm by WGNS News

Tennesseans saw another break at the pump this week, with the state gas price average dropping eight cents over last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is no.... Read More

TCAP Scores: What's Next for Third and Fourth Graders in Tennessee

May 13, 2024 at 09:48 pm by WGNS News

  Opinion - RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program known as TCAP, is a standardized test measuring students' English language arts profic.... Read More

Free Clean-Up Help Available After Storms Hit Rutherford County

May 10, 2024 at 10:53 pm by WGNS News

    RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - As Rutherford County and other nearby areas grapple with the aftermath of severe weather and tornadoes, the State Emergency Operations.... Read More

Beware of Scams After Storms: Better Business Bureau Issues Warning

May 10, 2024 at 10:29 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - After the recent storms, which caused water and wind damage along with some reports of hail damage in Rutherford County, the Better Business Bureau i.... Read More

Rev Up the Fun This Saturday: Annual Block Party and Touch-a-Truck Even at LaVergne’s Veterans Memorial Park

May 10, 2024 at 09:22 pm by WGNS News

LaVergne, TN - Get ready for a day of fun and excitement at LaVergne’s Veterans Memorial Park as the city gears up to host its annual Block Party and Touch-a-Truck eve.... Read More

Smyrna BBQ Joint Owner Convicted on Tax Evasion and Theft Charges

May 08, 2024 at 09:21 am by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - Scharneitha Britton, the owner of Kinfolks BBQ in Smyrna, found herself in hot water after an extensive investigation by the Special Investigations Section of the.... Read More

School Safety Upgrades in Rutherford County and Examining the Idea of Being Armed in the Classroom

May 07, 2024 at 11:00 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Changes are being seen across the state as new schools are built after a new law went into effect that calls for increased safety measures. In the Ru.... Read More

Tennessee Gas Prices This Week

May 06, 2024 at 10:55 pm by WGNS News

Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 7.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.31/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee.... Read More

Carey Clark with Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency Receives Award

May 03, 2024 at 05:26 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Grants Program Manager Carey Clark received the Emergency Management Association of Tennessee.... Read More

Senator Reeves announces $25 million in funding to expand broadband in Senate District 14

May 03, 2024 at 04:03 pm by WGNS News

State Senator Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro, Above Right Photo) announced Friday the award of 10 major grants from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community.... Read More

Community Assistance Needed to Identify Suspects in Kohl's Theft Incident

May 02, 2024 at 04:16 pm by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - The Smyrna Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying two females who allegedly entered Kohl's in Smyrna, TN, and left without paying.... Read More

Public Comment: Transparency, Exemptions and Balancing Voices at Government Meetings

May 02, 2024 at 03:34 pm by WGNS News

An amendment to a law that further outlines the right for the public to comment at governmental meetings occurred last year and is just now receiving attention, according to.... Read More

UPDATE: Land that's Ripe for Development Remains in the Hands of Local Family

May 02, 2024 at 01:22 pm by WGNS News

UPDATE: RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - There is more information on the Hord family property that sits on NW Board Street at I-840, which a City official originally told WG.... Read More