Smyrna News

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

Fish and Wildlife Commission sets hunting and trapping seasons

Jun 07, 2022 at 02:58 pm by WGNS

Boating season is wide-open, as can be seen at places like Fate Sanders Marina and the Stewart Creek Boat Ramp in Smyrna on Percy Priest Lake. Of course, that also means tha.... Read More

Identifying Jane Doe, whose body was found in 2007 in Rutherford County, TN

Jun 06, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Almost 14-years ago on November 14, 2007, the deceased body of a woman was found by LaVergne Police in Rutherford County. The body, which has been labeled as Jane Doe, was loc.... Read More

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

Jun 06, 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

Sheriff’s Captain Promoted to Major by Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh

Jun 02, 2022 at 11:47 am by WGNS

Photo Above This News Story: Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh promotes Capt. Britt Reed to major over law enforcement divisions. Flanking them at left are Deputy Chief Egon Grissom and C.... Read More

2022 Old Timers Festival Parade Grand Marshal Announced

Jun 02, 2022 at 10:30 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The 2022 Old Timers Festival parade grand marshal will be Rick Autery. This year’s theme is “Serving Thru History” as the City aims to hon.... Read More

School meal prices increasing next school year

Jun 02, 2022 at 06:31 am by WGNS

For much of the past two years during the pandemic, schools have offered free breakfast and lunch through a federal United Department of Agriculture program. Reports from the.... Read More

City of La Vergne to Host Job Fair

Jun 01, 2022 at 02:31 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The City of La Vergne human resources department has announced they will be hosting a hiring fair to encourage people to apply for jobs with the city..... Read More

Rutherford County Growing Exceptionally Fast, Unemployment Low and Schools are Good

May 31, 2022 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce and Rutherford Works report that Rutherford County is currently one of the hottest places to do business and one of the fastest-growi.... Read More

AAA: TN Gas Prices Stabilize, For Now

May 31, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. —  Tennessee gas prices began to stabilize over last week, providing drivers with a small respite from additional increases.... Read More

Smyrna has the LOWEST Unemployment Figures in Rutherford County

May 26, 2022 at 03:58 pm by WGNS

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. – Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed nearly every county in Tennessee had unemployment ra.... Read More

Increased Patrol and a Sobriety Checkpoint this Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) plans to increase patrols and utilize a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of crashes across the state during.... Read More

Six Smyrna High grads also complete associate degree at Bethel

May 24, 2022 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

Six students from Smyrna High School have graduated from Bethel University with their associate degree.   On May 7th, the students received their degrees from.... Read More

Spring Fling XXIX: This Week in Rutherford County this week

May 24, 2022 at 10:53 am by WGNS

Rutherford County is hosting Spring Fling this week. The event is TSSAA’s unique spring sports championship that involve seven different sports over a four-day period, T.... Read More

Rutherford County School Board offers Director of Schools position to Dr. James Sullivan

May 23, 2022 at 06:35 pm by WGNS

Dr. James Sullivan will be the next Director of Schools for Rutherford County pending final contract negotiations, after a 5-2 vote by the School Board at a special-called mee.... Read More

Tennessee records 3.2% unemployment rate for April

May 19, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) revealed unemployment across the state remained at a historic low in April. The state reached.... Read More

LaVergne Police looking for theft suspect

May 16, 2022 at 10:10 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a theft suspect. Evidently, the theft occurred at a local exercise facility. On May.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announce FREE summer food

May 13, 2022 at 04:12 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Rutherford County Schools will provide various venues for the free summer food program, which is open to any Rutherford County child aged 18 and younge.... Read More