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

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

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

UPDATE: 4-Month-Old Fatally Injured in Early Morning Single-Car Crash this past Friday

Nov 16, 2020 at 09:55 am by WGNS

The father of a 4-month-old boy fatally injured in this past Friday's (11/13/20) 1:50 a.m. single-vehicle crash on Bell Road near Couchville Pike is saying that a deer cr.... 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