Smyrna News

Governor Lee and TDEC Announce $1.76 Million Loan for Smyrna Water Improvements

Jun 30, 2022 at 06:58 pm by WGNS

(Smyrna, TN) Gov. Bill Lee and Commissioner David Salyers of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $1.76 million loan for the Town.... Read More

Special watch on Percy Priest Lake and other waterways this July 4th weekend - Boating Under the Influence arrests expected

Jun 30, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in Operation Dry Water this upcoming July 4th weekend. Operation Dry Water is a weekend of education and enforc.... Read More

Recent expungement clinic in Rutherford County helped those who made mistakes 10 to 20-years ago

Jun 30, 2022 at 04:03 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) An expungement clinic was held earlier this week in Rutherford County, as a way to help individuals wanting to have past criminal convictions removed.... Read More

Better Business Bureau Reminds Listeners of SCAMS and how to find the right contractors to work on YOUR HOME

Jun 30, 2022 at 12:48 pm by WGNS

There have been lots of scams over the years involving roof replacement or sealing driveways, as noted by the local Better Business Bureau. In fact, a large number of resident.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools ‘Teach Now’ program aims to attract new educators

Jun 28, 2022 at 08:39 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools’ newly branded “Teach Now” program hopes to remove obstacles for those who wish to become classroom teachers — immediate.... Read More

Hosts Wayne Blair and Rick Hall talk to two long time Smyrna residents about years of change, growth and more

Jun 28, 2022 at 10:15 am by Producer

Smyrna residents Patsy Brown, a former school board member joins Wayne Blair and Rick Hall on this morning's RoundTable program. Also on the show is guest Kenneth "Coon" Victo.... Read More

Job Fair is this Thursday (06/30/22) on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza

Jun 27, 2022 at 11:33 am by WGNS

UPDATED: Splash Into a New Career this coming Thursday, by attending the upcoming career fair that his hosted by the City of Murfreesboro in partnership with Motlow&.... Read More

Sunshine Nutrition Center in Murfreesboro and Smyrna - They can help you feel healthy!

Jun 27, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Locally owned and operated health food store Sunshine Nutrition has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on your healt.... 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

Smyrna Police Looking for Suspect in Case Involving Multiple Vehicle Break-ins

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:56 pm by WGNS

In Smyrna, police are on the lookout for a man who is a Person of Interest in multiple car burglaries. Most recently on June 17th, the man pictured above this story is accus.... Read More

Arrest in Drug Overdose Death of Rutherford County Woman

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

    A months-long investigation into the June 2021 fentanyl overdose death of a Rutherford County woman has resulted in the indictment of accused drug seller Blake.... Read More

8-New Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies and 13-New Murfreesboro Police Officers

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

  There are 21-new law enforcement officers in our community. Of that number, 8-Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies (photo above) and 13-Murfreesboro Police Offic.... Read More

UPDATE: Speed a Likely Factor in Tuesday Rollover Accident on I-24 in Rutherford County

Jun 24, 2022 at 07:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: (Rutherford County, Tenn.) – We have an update on the Tuesday morning accident that occurred on Interstate 24 East around 7:30 AM. The wreck happened at the.... Read More

Free Event by Barnabas Vision and MTE to Help YOU Save Money on Utility Bills

Jun 23, 2022 at 07:57 pm by WGNS

  On July 7th, Barnabas Vision is partnering with Middle Tennessee Electric to host a free workshop on low-cost energy saving tips and to provide information on their ho.... Read More

Smyrna, TN has the lowest unemployment rate in Rutherford County - With the County listed at Number 6 on the Top Ten Lowest Unemployment List

Jun 23, 2022 at 07:21 pm by WGNS

New data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed unemployment rates increased slightly during May in each of the state’s 95 counties. Even w.... Read More

Auto Crash Downs Utility Pole - Small Power Outage on West Buckeye Bottom Road

Jun 22, 2022 at 05:06 pm by WGNS

A car crash that occurred just after 3PM on Wednesday afternoon shut down West Buckeye Bottom Road near near Sulphur Springs Road. The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office rep.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Aim to Hire New Educators Through the Teach Now Program

Jun 22, 2022 at 02:26 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools’ newly branded “Teach Now” program hopes to remove obstacles for those who wish to become classroom teachers — immediate.... Read More

Local Library Branches are Becoming More High Tech and Offering Services like the Use of 3D Printers

Jun 21, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) - Local library branches have been doing a number of things to change with the times, equaling more technologically advanced libraries in places lik.... Read More

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

UPDATE: Body of Deceased Rockvale Man Pulled From Lake Identified

Jun 20, 2022 at 04:55 pm by WGNS

  (SMYRNA, TN) The man who drowned on J. Percy Priest Lake this past Sunday (June 19, 2022) has been identified as 62-year-old Billy Stanford Capps of Rockvale. The acci.... Read More