Smyrna News

Free Tax Assistance in Smyrna: United Way VITA Program

Feb 06, 2024 at 10:22 am by Chandelar Williams

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, provided by the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties, is now operating in Smyrna from February 1 to April 13 at the.... Read More

AAA: TN Gas Prices Rise Five Cents

Feb 05, 2024 at 01:26 pm by WGNS News

For the second week in a row, Tennessee gas prices have moved more expensive. Over last week, pump prices moved five cents more expensive, on average. The Tennessee.... Read More

Federal Grant to Expand Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Services in Middle Tennessee

Feb 05, 2024 at 01:21 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - In a significant development, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), a federal department under the U.S. Department of Justice, announced expanded access.... Read More

UPDATE: Tragic Motorcycle Collision Claims Life in Murfreesboro; Investigation Continues

Feb 05, 2024 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

  UPDATED on Feb. 5, 2024: Murfreesboro, TN - In a serious accident that happened on Saturday, Feb. 3, at approximately 4:53 p.m., a fatal collision occurred in the 2200.... Read More

A New Lease on Life: Smyrna Resident Achieves Life-Changing Goals after Weight-Loss Surgery

Feb 05, 2024 at 11:00 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In 2022, William Street decided it was time to take control of his health. Born and raised in Tennessee, William had always struggled with his weight,.... Read More

Middle Tennessee State University Unveils New $8 Million Outdoor Tennis Complex

Feb 05, 2024 at 06:56 am by Chandelar Williams

MURFREESBORO, TN - On Thursday, February 1, Middle Tennessee State University officials inaugurated the new $8 million Outdoor Tennis Complex situated at the intersection of M.... Read More

Smyrna Resident Faces Delay in Food Assistance Due to System Upgrade

Feb 05, 2024 at 06:35 am by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - Due to a recent system upgrade by the state, there's been a significant delay in processing food stamp applications, affecting people like Philesha Williams from.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Super Bowl Sunday Near Murfreesboro and Smyrna City Limits (w/audio)

Feb 05, 2024 at 06:25 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A sobriety checkpoint is planned for Rutherford County and Tennessee Highway Patrol State Troopers told WGNS NEWS... That checkpoint will be directly.... Read More

Smyrna Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect in Attempted Home Entry Incident

Feb 02, 2024 at 12:10 pm by Chandelar Williams

SMYRNA, TN - The Smyrna Police Department is on the lookout for the person shown in the image, taken on 1/28/2024. This individual was reportedly seen attempting to enter resi.... Read More

Uncertain Future for Nissan Production in Tennessee Sparks Concerns and Speculations

Feb 02, 2024 at 11:03 am by WGNS News

Smyrna, TN - Since its inception in 1983, the Nissan plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, has played a crucial role in the automotive history of both Rutherford County and the Japane.... Read More

Smyrna Lane Closure Notice: Cooks Lane Road Repairs Scheduled for 10 Days.

Feb 02, 2024 at 10:13 am by Chandelar Williams

It started on Thursday, February 1st, and will continue for several days between the hours of 7:00 am and 5:00 pm - -  it's the Cooks Lane roadway that is undergoing.... Read More

Arrest Made in 2023 Murder of Murfreesboro Man

Feb 01, 2024 at 02:57 pm by Chandelar Williams

  A 43-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the death of Joshua White, 34, who was found shot at a gas station in South Nashville in November 2023. Whit.... Read More

Cryptocurrency Theft Leads to Multi-Agency Investigation and Arrest - More Victims Possible

Feb 01, 2024 at 09:50 am by WGNS News

POLK COUNTY – Special agents from the Cybercrime and Digital Evidence Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have concluded an extensive investigation into.... Read More

Handgun Carry Permits in Tennessee: Murfreesboro's Growing Trend

Jan 31, 2024 at 07:19 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the period between August 3, 2023, and Monday, January 29, 2024, Murfreesboro has seen a lot of reports related to the unlawful use of firea.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Super Bowl Sunday in Rutherford County

Jan 31, 2024 at 06:39 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - After this year's Super Bowl on Sunday, February 11, 2024, Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers in Rutherford County plan to conduct a sobriety checkpoi.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Cities, Including Murfreesboro, Alerted of Immigrant Arrival by DHS

Jan 31, 2024 at 06:07 pm by Chandelar Williams

In the autumn of 2023, the City of Franklin received a formal notification from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding the anticipated arrival of nearly 600.... Read More

Stewarts Creek High School Presents a Magical Twist in "Into the Woods" Production

Jan 29, 2024 at 10:32 am by WGNS News

Smyrna, Tennessee - Get ready for a magical journey as Stewarts Creek High School presents "Into the Woods." In this enchanting production, four stories and four fairytales co.... Read More

UPDATE: The Game of Chess in Rutherford County Schools

Jan 29, 2024 at 10:16 am by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, TN – In a strategic leap towards fostering intellectual excellence, the Rutherford County Board of Education, in collaboration with board members C.... Read More

Navigating Tennessee's Housing Affordability Challenge: A Complex Dance of Supply and Demand

Jan 29, 2024 at 09:23 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Recent research by the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR), titled “Reducing the Burden: Increasing Housing Supp.... Read More

Secretary of State Tre Hargett Issues New Warning to Tennesseans About Uniform Commercial Code Scam

Jan 29, 2024 at 06:51 am by WGNS News

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett is issuing a new warning to all Tennesseans about a scam involving Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) documents.  As part of the scam.... Read More