State Rep. Mike Sparks releases 2021 legislative survey

Oct 06, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

RELEASE FROM REP. MIKE SPARKS: State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, released his legislative survey for 2021 asking constituents of Tennessee House District 49 for essential feed.... Read More

COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses Lifted in 89 Counties

Oct 05, 2020 at 12:03 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce reports that the Governor of Tennessee has announced that restrictions on businesses are being lifted: Governor Bill Lee announced th.... Read More

Red Cross Needs Help

Oct 01, 2020 at 01:47 pm by WGNS

Plasma from whole blood donations made through the American Red Cross that test positive for COVID-19 antibodies may now help current coronavirus patients in need of convalesc.... Read More

Day Use Fees at J. Percy Priest Lake

Oct 01, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has announced that it will resume the collection of fees at its day use recreation areas beginning Oct. 8th. This includes.... Read More

Cookin' To Build Bowl Painting Underway NOW

Sep 29, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The 13th Annual COOKIN' TO BUILD offers all you can eat home-made soups, stews and chili around the historic Rutherford County Courthouse and 100% of proceeds benefit Habitat.... Read More

Smyrna Vice Mayor Charged with DUI

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:20 am by WGNS

The Vice Mayor of Smyrna, TN was arrested on Thursday (9/24/2020) morning. Marc Adkins was charged by a Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper with DUI. WGNS confirmed that Adkins w.... Read More

Contest for Rutherford County High School Students: Imagine a Day Without Water

Sep 22, 2020 at 10:31 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro Water Resources Department Community Affairs team (MWRDCA) is getting students excited about the value of water with this yea.... Read More

"End Of Watch" for SPD Officer Ray Jones

Sep 17, 2020 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  The end of watch for 31-year Smyrna Police Officer Ray Jones came on Thursday, September 17, 2020.  Chief Kevin Arnold commented, "We are grateful for.... Read More

Jobs Available in Rutherford County

Sep 15, 2020 at 09:29 am by WGNS

While the unemployment numbers are high, there are opportunities galore.Local jobs are readily available, in fact Rutherford County has over 4,000 jobs that are currently open.... Read More

SMYRNA: Wings of Freedom Fish Fry fundraiser this past Saturday

Sep 14, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The 18th annual Smyrna Rotary Club Wings of Freedom Fish Fry was held this past Saturday (9/12/2020). This year, the fundraiser was a mixture of drive-thru and online, accordi.... Read More

Fatal Sunday Morning Crash In Smyrna

Sep 10, 2020 at 11:40 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  There was a fatal crash shortly 6:00 o'clock Sunday morning (9/6/2020) in the 700 block of Nissan Drive in Smyrna. When officers arrived, they learned.... Read More

Smyrna man Murdered - Black Jeep Grand Cherokee Seen at Crime Scene

Sep 10, 2020 at 10:15 am by WGNS

A Smyrna man was shot and killed in Nashville on Tuesday (9/8/20) and Metro Police are on the search for a black Jeep Grand Cherokee tied to the murder. South Precinct detecti.... Read More

Virtual Jobs Expo for Rutherford County - Jobs Available Daily

Sep 08, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford Works, the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce and the American Job Center want to help connect the community with job seekers in a virtual format this Septe.... Read More

POSITIVE: Water wars for seniors in Smyrna a big hit

Sep 03, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Seniors have been enjoying the hot days with waterguns as a way to beat the heat. Most recently, residents at Traditions of Smyrna got the chance to sneak in a little sum.... Read More
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Friday Night Injury Rollover At Big Charlie's

Aug 30, 2020 at 03:18 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Around 8:00 o'clock Friday night (8/28/2020) Smyrna Police answered a "personal injury call" on the New Nashville Highway (highway 41/70).  Officials.... Read More

Local Bowling Alley to OPEN this September inside the former Sears store

Aug 26, 2020 at 09:41 am by WGNS

Strike and Spare Family Fun Center on NW Broad Street will soon OPEN to a new home inside the shopping mall on Old Fort Parkway. General manager Phillip Cox sai.... Read More

Rutherford County Tourism Reports $385 Million in 2019 Travel Spending

Aug 26, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – Tourism in Rutherford County, Tennessee hit an all-time high in 2019 with $385 million in travel expenditures, according to recently released n.... Read More

Suspect's Children Witness Domestic Violence Arrest of Mom in the Middle of a Busy Smyrna, TN Intersection

Aug 25, 2020 at 10:23 am by WGNS

Smyrna Police were recently called to a domestic violence incident that involved an armed suspect at the intersection of Old Nashville Highway and West Sam Ridley Parkway. App.... Read More

Have You Seen Alyssa Gracie Dalton?

Aug 22, 2020 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Smyrna Police Department (SPD) is searching for an endangered juvenile runaway. 15-year old Alyssa Gracie Dalton was reported as a runaw.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Smyrna Elementary School Quarantine

Aug 21, 2020 at 04:21 pm by WGNS

Smyrna Elementary School will re-open on Monday after being closed due to COVID-19. This news was confirmed on Friday after additional guidance was received Thursday at the Ru.... Read More