Smyrna News

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

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

Currently, Tennessee is the 7th least expensive market in the nation for GAS

Jun 20, 2022 at 11:07 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) - According to AAA, the Auto Club Group, Gas prices across Tennessee are trending lower this week after a run of record-setting prices at the pump. The.... Read More

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

Jun 20, 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

Rutherford County Schools Director Names Two Assistant Superintendents

Jun 16, 2022 at 05:27 pm by WGNS

Dr. Kelly Chastain will be the next assistant superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, and Brian Runion will be the next assistant superintendent for Budget and Finance,.... Read More

Boat Day is This Saturday in Smyrna

Jun 16, 2022 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

Like boating? You're not alone! Considering the variety of waterways in and around the Rutherford County area, hitting the lake for a swim or traveling down the Stones River.... Read More

Real Estate Market in Rutherford County is Changing

Jun 15, 2022 at 08:25 pm by WGNS

The real estate market continues to do well in Rutherford County and throughout Middle Tennessee, but buyers paying $30k, $40k and even $75,000 over an asking price are slowly.... Read More

CAUTION: Heat Index Values up to 110-Degrees Now Through Thursday Afternoon

Jun 15, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

A heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect now through Thursday, June 16th at 7PM for Rutherford County. Heat index values are expected to reach.... Read More

Political Forums to be held on WGNS RADIO June 17, 2022 to July 8, 2022

Jun 15, 2022 at 09:52 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

1,452,040 Reports of Online Child Exploitation and 123,790 Suspects Since 1998

Jun 14, 2022 at 02:42 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – “We live in the age of technology, and our children are growing up in a world full of it,” stated Child Advocacy Center Community Education Co.... Read More

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

Jun 13, 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

Average Monthly Household Cost of Bills in Murfreesboro, Smyrna, LaVergne, Tennessee

Jun 09, 2022 at 01:43 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) - Doxo's recently released State by State Bill Pay Market report shows, among other things, that Tennessee is the #37th most expensive state&.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announces four new principals

Jun 08, 2022 at 02:22 pm by WGNS

Four new principals are stepping into leadership roles with RCS for the 22-23 school year. All come with incredible experience in education and leadership. Justin Smith, Blac.... Read More

Rutherford County records a 3.3% Divorce Rate in 2020 and 3.7% Divorce Rate in 2019

Jun 08, 2022 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn) – The divorce rate is high across the country, which continues to cause problems for not only children, but adults as well. Across the entire s.... Read More

Unknown subject accused of fraudulently spending over $6,500 on stolen credit card in Murfreesboro and La Vergne, TN

Jun 07, 2022 at 07:14 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police are asking for residents to be on the lookout for a subject who has been labeled as a person of interest in a fraud case. The fraud is tied to the use.... Read More