Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

Nov 02, 2021 at 10:14 am by WGNS

Percy Priest Lake in the Smyrna, LaVergne and Antioch areas is one of many Tennessee waterways that will waive fees at recreation areas on Veteran’s Day this year.The U..... Read More

Phase B of Stones River Road Water Main Project in La Vergne to Begin in November

Oct 25, 2021 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Phase B of the Stones River Road water main project is expected to begin the first week of November. The contractor expects paving and re-striping of Stones.... Read More

TWRA Reports No Boating Fatalities, 21 BUI Arrests Over July 4th Holiday Weekend

Jul 12, 2021 at 07:09 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports there were no boating-related fatalities and six statewide serious injury boating incidents over the July 4th holiday weekend w.... Read More

Middle Tennessee dams saved $1.8 billion in March flooding

Jun 15, 2021 at 09:39 pm by WGNS

The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin prevented an estimated $1.8 billion of flood damages during the late March flood event in the regi.... Read More

Free Fishing Day This Saturday in Tennessee - No License Needed

Jun 08, 2021 at 10:05 am by WGNS

Rutherford County anglers will head out across the state this Saturday.  That's when the state holds its annual Free Fishing Day -- when anyone can fish for free without.... Read More
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Airplane Crash Investigation Gathers Significant Evidence

Jun 01, 2021 at 07:50 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Here's an update on the tragic crash Saturday morning (5/29/2021) when a Cessna C105 small jet took off from the Smyrna airport, and quickly was in adjacent.... Read More

Drone Footage of the Flooded West Fork Boat Ramp on J. Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna Area

Mar 31, 2021 at 06:26 pm by WGNS

Flooded waters spilling over from Percy Priest Lake submerged the West Fork Boat Ramp entrance and parking lot on Florence Road. Drone footage from Rutherford County Sheriff's.... Read More

Planning for Summer Fun at Recreation Areas Around Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna or Nashville? You Must Wear a Mask.

Feb 18, 2021 at 11:21 am by WGNS

Mask wearing will be a requirement at US Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas like Percy Priest Lake this summer. While it may sound unreasonable to hikers, the requiremen.... Read More

ANTIOCH: Bell Road at J. Percy Priest Lake Closing Feb. 22 through March 12, 2021

Feb 11, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

A short drive over the county line and into Antioch, Bell Road is closing at J. Percy Priest Dam from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday between Feb. 22 and March 12, 2.... Read More

Is there a Cap on Residential Development in Murfreesboro due to Treated Discharge Water?

Jan 14, 2021 at 11:32 am by WGNS

As Murfreesboro continues to grow in leaps and bounds, it equals concern over water and sewer capacity. But, the real issue is the discharge of treated water, as explained by.... Read More

Murfreesboro Parks to Open Hwy 99 Greenway Trail and Plan Ahead for Better Access to Sterling Farmer Lake off of Hwy 99

Nov 24, 2020 at 11:04 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department has plans of opening the Greenway Trail that has been under construction on Highway 99, in just a few days. That was Parks Director.... 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

Man Drowns at Percy Priest Lake Sunday While at an Outing with Family

Jul 21, 2020 at 09:36 am by WGNS

Sunday (7/19/2020) evening’s death of Mohamed Cisse, 28, in Percy Priest Lake near the dam appears to have been from accidental drowning.Cisse’s family reported th.... Read More

Drowning at Tims Ford Lake

Jul 14, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

A Tullahoma man is dead after an accidental drowning at Tims Ford Lake in Franklin County Saturday, July 11.According to TWRA, officers responded just after noon to learn that.... Read More