Smyrna News

Smyrna's Carter Selected as Mr. Football

Dec 07, 2022 at 02:47 pm by WGNS News

Tennessee’s best high school football players for 2022 were recognized at the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards luncheon hosted by the Tennessee Titans. Smyrna senio.... Read More

3rd "Operation Fall Brakes" in Rutherford County Cancelled, due to Excessive Rain

Dec 07, 2022 at 12:24 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) On Wednesday, Law Enforcement Officers in Rutherford County aimed to have a heavy concentration on aggressive and reckless driving on I-24, Veterans Pa.... Read More

Jenni Smith named Smyrna West principal

Dec 06, 2022 at 07:25 pm by WGNS News

Jenni Smith has been named as the next principal of Smyrna West Alternative School, Director of Schools Dr. Jimmy Sullivan announced today. “Ms. Smith’s various t.... Read More

Ascend Federal Credit Union Members Share $5-Million End-of-Year Payment

Dec 06, 2022 at 01:05 pm by WGNS News

Ascend Federal Credit Union, with more than 10-branch locations in the Rutherford County area, is the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee. The Tullahoma based company a.... Read More

Rutherford County Gas Prices Start the Week Off at $2.75 Per Gallon (Average for Regular Unleaded)

Dec 05, 2022 at 06:10 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 12.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.94/g on Monday (12/05/2022), according to GasB.... Read More

New Police Chief and New Staff Attorney for the Town of Smyrna Hit the Pavement on Tuesday, November 29th

Dec 02, 2022 at 01:53 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, Tennessee—Brian D. Hercules, Town Manager, announced Jason King has been hired as a staff attorney. King assumed the position in his new role for Smyrna on Novem.... Read More

Choice Lanes to Allow for a Quicker Commute Between Murfreesboro and Nashville - at a Choice Price

Dec 02, 2022 at 11:13 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) The Tennessee Department of Transportation suggests they have discussed an idea to increase travel reliability and travel speeds on area interstat.... Read More

Rep. Mike Sparks Hosts Annual Chili Cookoff with Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs aka WWE Wrestler Kane

Dec 01, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS News

(Smyrna, TN) State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, today announced the 11th Annual Chili Cook Off on Friday, Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at Gateway Classic Cars in Smyrna. All p.... Read More

'Gingerbread House Challenge' for Rutherford and Cannon County Residents and Christmas in Auburntown

Dec 01, 2022 at 09:51 am by WGNS News

Auburntown, Tennessee — Auburntown, a hallmark city on the border of Rutherford County, inside Cannon County, has partnered with Real Estate Agent Andra Helton (Exit Rea.... Read More

Shoplifting in Rutherford County and Beyond During the Holiday Season

Nov 30, 2022 at 07:19 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Between October 1st and November 30th, there have been more than 250 theft reports filed in the city limits of Murfreesboro. The majority of those t.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools have Choice School Opportunities for Local Students

Nov 28, 2022 at 01:53 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) The Rutherford County School System has a total of 26 Pre-K through 12th Grade Choice School’s for eligible students. Choice School’s Coo.... Read More

Town of Smyrna Christmas Parade on December 4th

Nov 28, 2022 at 10:42 am by WGNS News

(Smyrna, TN) Preparations are underway for Smyrna's annual Christmas tradition! The 47th annual Town of Smyrna Christmas Parade and Food Drive will be held on Sunday, December.... Read More

UPDATE: Suspect in Smyrna Twice Daily Convenience Store Murder Scheduled for January Court Hearing

Nov 18, 2022 at 10:41 am by WGNS News

(SMYRNA, TN) The suspect accused of brazenly shooting and killing Nicholas Patterson, a 9-year employee of Twice Daily in Smyrna, is scheduled to appear in a Rutherford County.... Read More

Linebaugh Hosts Local Author Elinda Beanland for Book Signing

Nov 16, 2022 at 01:36 pm by WGNS Radio News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Linebaugh Public Library is pleased to host local author Elinda Beanland for a book signing on Saturday, December 3rd, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The aut.... Read More

Don't Fall for Ongoing Phone Scams Targeting Rutherford County Residents, with the Caller Claiming to Work for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Nov 16, 2022 at 12:01 pm by WGNS News

UPDATED - (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) The problem of scammers calling residents falsely posing as Rutherford County Sheriff's Office employees continues. As in past scams we ha.... Read More

Local Resident Volunteers to Make Hats and Quilts for the Elderly

Nov 16, 2022 at 11:22 am by WGNS News

Volunteers from a local non-profit that focus on elderly residents in our community, help others by volunteering their time to check on seniors who live alone or who lack fami.... Read More

Smyrna Police Ask: Do You Recognize these Subjects?

Nov 16, 2022 at 10:40 am by WGNS News

(SMYRNA, TENN) The Smyrna Police Department is seeking to identify suspects in a possible “theft of merchandise” case. According to authorities in North Rutherford.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks at Number 17 on the List for Medical and Healthcare Spending

Nov 15, 2022 at 01:20 pm by WGNS News

HEALTHCARE and TENNESSEE'S RANKING - The challenges facing the healthcare sector in the U.S. are numerous. The U.S. lags behind other developed nations on many key metrics of.... Read More

Teams of officers try to stop aggressive driving on I-24

Nov 08, 2022 at 02:48 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Extra law enforcement officers will concentrate on traffic laws to stop aggressive driving Wednesday on Interstate 24 and Veterans Parkway in Murfre.... Read More

The Value of Property Throughout Rutherford County has Increased by Almost 450% in Ten Years

Nov 08, 2022 at 01:27 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Rutherford County’s growth rate has exceeded that of other counties in the Volunteer State, according to Rutherford County Assessor Property Rob Mi.... Read More