Smyrna News

Stevens Announces Candidacy for New State House Seat

Jan 26, 2022 at 07:18 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Commissioner Robert Stevens has announced his candidacy in the Republican primary for the new 13th district of the Tennessee House of Representatives.Rutherf.... Read More

UPDATE: Smyrna Man Arrested and Charged With Murdering Robertson County Deputy

Jan 25, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Smyrna man in connection to the death of a deputy from the Robertson C.... Read More

Man Arrested--All Clear In Smyrna

Jan 24, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA TN) A man was arrested around 11:30AM Monday morning (1/24/2022) on Odom Court in Smyrna in connection with this past weekend's death of Robertson County Deputy Savann.... Read More

Fatal 1-Vehicle Crash on W. Jefferson Pk.

Jan 23, 2022 at 07:19 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN)  A one-vehicle crash on West Jefferson Pike took the life of a Smyrna man on Saturday (1/22/2022).  According to a report from the Tennessee.... Read More

RCS looking to hire 50+ cafeteria workers with starting pay of more than $14 per hour with daytime hours

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:39 pm by WGNS

“In order to run schools,” says Eric Smith, director of school nutrition, “you must do, at minimum, two things. Get children to school and feed them.”R.... Read More

OP-ED: Mike Sparks: Tennessee Republicans will work to keep communities and schools safe in 2022

Jan 19, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

OPINION by Rep. Mike Sparks (R)Tennessee voters spoke loud and clear last November when they overwhelmingly elected Republicans to represent them at every level. I’m ext.... Read More

Walking with a Purpose: Public Health Director representing Tennessee in the 2022 United States of America’s Mrs. Pageant in Las Vegas, NV

Jan 18, 2022 at 10:29 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — Rutherford County Public Health Director LaShan Dixon will be traveling to the 2022 United States of America Mrs. Pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada th.... Read More

Snow Patrol Closings & Notifications for TUESDAY (01/18/2022)

Jan 17, 2022 at 02:24 pm by WGNS

CLOSINGS for TUESDAY (01/18/2022)All Rutherford County Schools will be CLOSED on Tuesday (01/17/2022), due to secondary roads throughout the county remaining hazardous for veh.... Read More

Rutherford County and City of Murfreesboro Opt Out of BFI Class Action Settlement

Jan 17, 2022 at 07:09 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced that the county will also be opting out of a class action lawsuit settlement from BFI Waste System.... Read More

FirstBank Commits $10 Million Investment to The Housing Fund

Jan 14, 2022 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

FirstBank has committed to a $10 million investment in The Housing Fund for the organization’s Shared Equity Program of affordable housing. The Shared Equity Program all.... Read More

Detectives Warn of Ongoing Internet Scam Involving Nude Photos of area Males

Jan 14, 2022 at 02:43 pm by WGNS

In Nashville, Metro Fraud and Sex Crimes detectives are warning Middle Tennesseans about an Internet scam where persons create fake social media accounts posing as young wom.... Read More

Winter Weather Possible This Weekend

Jan 13, 2022 at 10:09 am by Producer

There is the possibility for winter weather this weekend. The National Weather Service forecasters much of Middle Tennessee could see accumulating snow but with any winte.... Read More

Flashback Frank - Sam Davis

Jan 13, 2022 at 08:00 am by Dalton Barrett

Chris Jones,  CEO of MTE

Middle TN Electric CEO Chris Jones Receives National Award

Jan 12, 2022 at 07:10 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) President and CEO Chris Jones has received the 2022 J.C. Brown CEO Communication Leadership Award. The Nationa.... Read More

Smyrna Natural Gas Outage

Jan 11, 2022 at 02:59 pm by WGNS

Smyrna Natural Gas is experiencing an outage as a result of low pressure on our system. Crews are onsite and working diligently to repair the issue; please anticipate this out.... Read More

Tennessee's 2nd CHARTER SCHOOL Approved...It Is In Rutherford County

Jan 08, 2022 at 06:32 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  Tennessee's second charter school was approved this past Friday through the use of a Zoom meeting. In that electronic conference, the Tennessee Public Charte.... Read More

Snow Patrol: RuCo & City Schools 1-Hour Late Today (Tuesday, January 4th, 2022)

Jan 03, 2022 at 07:47 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools: Schools will reopen Tuesday, but on a one-hour delay. Spokesman James Evans says, "We want to ensure the sun is up for all bus drivers to be ab.... Read More

Town of Smyrna Helps Those In Need

Dec 31, 2021 at 12:38 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  The Town of Smyrna’s Christmas Parade Food Drive and Smyrna Fire Department’s Food Drive collected over 110,980 items for our neighbors in need..... Read More

Do You Recognize Them? Call Smyrna Police!

Dec 18, 2021 at 11:08 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  One of the crimes that increases during Christmas is walk-out thefts. Smyrna Police continue to gather evidence on such criminal activities, and they are a.... Read More