Smyrna News

Sullivan Family Scholarship Now Taking Applications

Feb 15, 2024 at 02:50 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the spring of 2020, Jimmy Sullivan got a call from his wife, Kaycee, telling him to get to Vanderbilt as fast as possible about an alarming diagnosi.... Read More

Rutherford County PAWS, “PAWS PET FEST," a Quarterly Adoption Special

Feb 15, 2024 at 02:43 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Excitement is in the air as Rutherford County PAWS gears up to host its quarterly "PAWS PET FEST" adoption special, sponsored by Petco Love this spring! T.... Read More

18-Wheeler Mishap – Stuck in the Mud

Feb 15, 2024 at 01:59 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - A mishap involving a tractor-trailer truck caused traffic chaos on Thursday morning around 11 AM. The big rig became lodged in the mud while attempti.... Read More

Early Voting Information: Rutherford County Primary at Town Hall

Feb 14, 2024 at 06:24 pm by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - The Smyrna Town Hall will serve as an early voting polling location for the Rutherford County Republican and Democratic Primary from February 14th to February 27t.... Read More

Smyrna Road Closure: Safety Maintenance on Spring Hill Drive

Feb 14, 2024 at 05:33 pm by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - On Thursday, February 15th, 2024, the section of Spring Hill Drive from Rock Springs Road to St. Francis Avenue will be closed from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Smyrna Pub.... Read More

UPDATE: Lockdown Lifted at Motlow State Community College in Smyrna

Feb 14, 2024 at 05:16 pm by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - Smyrna Police were dispatched to the campus of Motlow State Community College near the North Rutherford YMCA on Wednesday, after being told there was possibl.... Read More

The Arts and Culture Propel Economic Growth in Rutherford County, TN

Feb 13, 2024 at 11:37 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – Rutherford Arts Alliance (RAA), a local arts advocacy non-profit and partner with the Americans for the Arts, is excited to announce that the Arts Eco.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mourns the Passing of a Local Leader and Philanthropist

Feb 13, 2024 at 11:10 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Much of the Murfreesboro community is grieving the February 8, 2024 passing of a beloved figure, whose influence extended far beyond the confines of her f.... Read More

Celebrate the Month of Love with Scooter’s Coffee

Feb 13, 2024 at 09:45 am by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN - From puppy love to love stories, the Scooter’s Coffee core value of Love will be in full force as Valentine’s Day draws near. Spreading love to cust.... Read More

New Mixed-Use Development 'Sewart's Landing' Coming to Smyrna, Tennessee

Feb 12, 2024 at 10:30 pm by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - Equitable Property Co. has acquired 44 acres in Smyrna for the development of Sewart’s Landing, a mixed-use district. The project will feature:   - 2.... Read More

YMCA of Middle Tennessee receives grant funding for water safety education

Feb 12, 2024 at 08:09 pm by WGNS News

The North Rutherford YMCA located in Smyrna, is one of several facilities that will benefit from a YMCA of Middle Tennessee grant that was recently awarded. Totaling $1.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools: Special Courses, Graduation Contract, and New Positions Proposal

Feb 12, 2024 at 01:24 pm by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - The Instruction Department is seeking permission to apply for special course credits, following the guidelines outlined in Rule 0520-1-3-.05-2a. These.... Read More

Fatal Accident on Hwy 231 North Wednesday Night Leads to Thursday Morning Arrest in Murfreesboro

Feb 08, 2024 at 07:39 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Tragedy struck on Wednesday night as a fatal auto accident unfolded on Highway 231 North (Lebanon Highway) near Old Lebanon Pike, leaving one p.... Read More

No Trial Date Set for Smyrna Woman Indicted for Second Degree Murder in Connection with 2021 Overdose Death

Feb 08, 2024 at 06:07 pm by WGNS News

Smyrna, Tennessee - A three-year-old case involving the tragic overdose death of a woman at Sleep Inn, located on Highwood Blvd in Smyrna, has resurfaced with an upcoming st.... Read More

Proposed Changes Could Impact Smyrna's Court System and End Criminal Cases

Feb 08, 2024 at 03:48 pm by WGNS News

Smyrna, Tennessee - In a move that could significantly alter the judicial landscape of Smyrna, officials are considering amendments that would end criminal proceedings for t.... Read More

If You Failed to Pay a Citation/Failed to Appear in Court for a Citation – You Could be Arrested

Feb 08, 2024 at 01:29 pm by WGNS News

A few folks who live in Rutherford or surrounding counties may find themselves on the wrong side of the law if they failed to appear in court or failed to pay a citation. Ac.... Read More

Politics: Robert Brooks Announces Candidacy for Rutherford County School Board in Zone 2

Feb 07, 2024 at 03:30 pm by WGNS News

LaVergne, Tennessee - Robert Brooks, a 30-year-old resident of Rutherford County, has officially declared his candidacy for the Rutherford County School Board in Zone 2. Wit.... Read More

UPDATE: Influx of Noncitizens Raises Concerns in Middle Tennessee Cities

Feb 06, 2024 at 06:48 pm by WGNS News

  Recent weeks have seen a notable increase in the number of noncitizens relocating to areas such as Murfreesboro, Franklin, and Nashville, according to reports from t.... Read More

Springs Empower Academy Partners with Smyrna Boys & Girls Club to Serve Students and Families

Feb 06, 2024 at 04:47 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Springs Empower Academy, a K-5 tuition-free public charter school focused on individualized learning, announced a partnership with the&nb.... Read More

Criminal Court Date Nears After Tragic Collision in 2023 Transformed Smyrna High School Senior's Future

Feb 06, 2024 at 04:14 pm by WGNS News

  On February 18, 2023, the Edmondson family's evening stroll back to their hotel room after a volleyball tournament in St. Louis, Missouri, was forever altered by a veh.... Read More