College needs space to accommodate growing student body.
Our state is riddled with prescription drug abuse.
Rutherford County received its first snow of the year last week, closing schools Friday and Monday, MTSU Friday afternoon and creating hazardous, icy roadway conditions.
But he also trained actual Top Gun pilots - by 'dogfighting' them.
The Linebaugh Main Branch will host their 13th annual reading program from Jan. 22 through March 4. Smyrna Public Library begins their Walter King Hoover Reading Program on Jan. 20. It will also run through March 4.
Rutherford County received its first snow of the year last night and this morning, closing schools for the day and MTSU for the afternoon, and creating hazardous, icy roadway conditions.
Blood donations needed now to prevent delays in care.
Parishioners in Smyrna will enjoy Mass in a new church building this year. Construction was recently completed on St. Luke Catholic Church, located at 10682 Old Nashville Highway.
The Middle Tennessee Association of REALTORS recently held food drives for the hungry in their service area.
The winning ticket, worth $100,000, was purchased at Smyrna Liquors on Almaville Road.
he holidays are even brighter for a Tennessee Lottery player in Smyrna, who won $100,000 from last night's Powerball drawing.
"Friends don't let friends text and drive." - A wisely worded bumper sticker
Since 1992 Wreaths Across America has honored the sacrifice of military veterans at national cemeteries across the United States by laying memorial wreaths on the graves of veterans.
With Middle Point Landfill's capacity projected at eight years, the advisory committee is being formed to consider new methods for handling long-term solid waste needs across the county.
Roughly a year from the campaign trail, two officials are considering a run for Rutherford County mayor in 2018 with Ernest Burgess set to step down after two terms.
Luffman keeps sharp-shooting alive - just like he preserves state's legacy.
At Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, we encourage traditions of giving because we know that without generous donations from our donors, someone will not be fed this holiday season.
Republicans rolled to victory in Rutherford County, sweeping state legislative seats.
'I wish voters had this type of urgency to vote for all elections,' said Farley.
Riverdale teacher wants to offer 'another answer.'
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Don't miss these spooky activities in Rutherford County.
Early voting off to a great start.
She also tells the stories that connect us with each other.
Ginny Williams helped defy leukemia, runs store, gives back to her community.
He's lived 89 years, been wed 67, had the same phone number for 58.
Pet-friendly shopping in Rutherford County.
Smyrna's football team will go right back into rivalry mode on Friday night when it plays at Stewarts Creek in the Kia of Murfreesboro Game of the Week.
Former Smyrna Mayor Bob Spivey passed away August 17, 2016.
The Smyrna Town Council meeting was held at the Council Chambers, 315 Lowry Street, on Tuesday, August 9 at 5 p.m.
Murder defendant Reggie Bowling told police he killed a man after a night of drinking when he "disrespected" him and flirted with his girlfriend, according to court testimony.
For the past five years, Family Staffing Solutions has honored Rutherford County residents age 100 or older with a celebration and induction into the Century Club of Rutherford County.
National Night Out is an opportunity for residents to meet their neighbors, law enforcement officers, public officials and other community service providers in an informal setting with the goal of increasing communication about crime prevention.
"This is the part we get excited about... this evening we start getting into the vision of what we want to start happening and the tools we can use to get there," said Guenther.
He went on to explain that downtown Smyrna is a depot district in need of expansion.
At approximately 12:45 p.m. July 24 the Quick Stop at 561B Nissan Boulevard was robbed.
Smyrna Police needs the public's help finding a hit-and-run driver involved in a Sunday night crash that killed a woman driving a scooter on South Lowry Street.
Café, workshop reflect her dedication and creativity.
"This is pretty intense. I didn't expect it to be this intense," said first-time Smyrna air show visitor Donald Miltenberger of Murfreesboro, gazing into the sky beside his son Michael, 9, at the spectators' fence.
"Just after three o'clock today we received a call from dispatch that there had been an accident involving a plane," Smyrna City Manager Harry Gill told press Thursday afternoon. "It was in fact a Blue Angel that went down, and there was one fatality."
A Navy Blue Angels jet doing maneuvers in advance of this weekend's Great Tennessee Air Show has crashed in a field off Weakley Lane and Sam Ridley near Smyrna Airport, LaVergne Police reported.
Meeting Eisenhower, liberating a Nazi camp, D-Day and much more.
Ellis charged with first-degree murder in death of Kimberly Allen
Smyrna Police have arrested a man for privacy violations in connection with photos and video footage of females taken inside restrooms at Volunteer Park on 8th Avenue.
March 31 at approximately 12:40 a.m. Smyrna Police responded to the Singh Bar and Restaurant in reference to a shooting.
Smyrna Police have issued a description of a man believed to be involved in a shooting that critically injured a man in the parking lot of Singh Bar and Restaurant early Thursday.
At approximately 12:40 a.m. Smyrna Police responded to the Singha Bar and Grill at the corner of Sam Ridley Parkway and Weakley Lane in reference to a shooting.
NASHVILLE-- Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Steel Technologies LLC officials announced today the company will build a new 83,000 square foot facility in Smyrna. Steel Technologies will invest $18 million to build the Smyrna manufacturing facility, the company's second location in Rutherford County, and create 50 new jobs.
One person believed to be involved in an attempted burglary at Smyrna Pawn and Gun was killed in a crash when police chased the suspects' vehicle early Monday morning.
On Friday, March 25, Smyrna Police responded to 230 Branch Trail in reference to a deceased female, Kimberly Allen, age 45, located inside of the home.
The Johns-King House was built in 1807 and has long been recognized as a local landmark.
The Smyrna Bulldogs continued their dominance over La Vergne on Friday night, as their defense come up big in the fourth quarter to preserve a 16-13 victory.
Topre America, a Japanese-owned automotive supplier, is set to invest $53.8 million in a Smyrna facility and create 105 jobs to serve the Nissan plant.
SMYRNA - Nissan unveiled its eighth-generation 2015 Maxima Tuesday with the TSU marching band playing, technicians cheering and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander hailing the plant's impact on Tennessee after he helped bring it here more than three decades ago.
MURFREESBORO - Rutherford County Sheriff's Detective Maj. Bill Sharp sent dozens of emails to and from his sheriff's office account for a year and a half to operate a private training and consulting company - many of them for sheriff's-sponsored events.
Smyrna Police paid $1,300 in 2014 to Rutherford County Sheriff's Maj. Bill Sharp's private company for officer training at a sheriff's-sponsored seminar at the county's Emergency Management Agency building, records show.
A Readyville man arrested in connection with stabbings at a March 22 bonfire north of Smyrna faces an attempted murder charge, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office reported.
NASHVILLE - Tennessee, Smyrna and Nissan officials unveiled plans today for a $160 million supplier park to be built at the automotive manufacturer's assembly plant with designs on creating more than 1,000 jobs.
Smyrna Police apprehended a suspect wanted in connection with a March 14 shooting and filed a litany of charges against him involving drugs and weapons.
A Mt. Juliet woman was killed and two other people injured in a Thursday night crash when her car broke down on Sam Ridley Parkway, police reported.
SMYRNA - The Town Council is putting new restrictions on lending businesses to stop them from bunching up and potentially causing a negative impact on property values, officials say.
Riverdale's girls basketball coach Cory Barrett, already suspended for next season, has resigned his position with the school.
Smyrna's Town Council is prepared to put new restrictions on lending businesses in response to community concerns that they could have a negative impact on property values, officials say.
Director of Schools Don Odom has suspended both head coaches of the Smyrna and Riverdale girls basketball programs from their coaching duties for the remainder of the current school year and the entire 2015-2016 school year. Their potential for coaching after the 2015-2016 school year will be evaluated annually.
Riverdale and Smyrna girls basketball teams have been removed from the Region 4AAA tournament. The ruling came from the TSSAA after both teams tried to throw the district tournament consolation game.
A Smyrna man was killed and two other people were injured Tuesday night in a head-on collision on Nissan Drive, Smyrna Police reported.
A Smyrna woman purported to be an adult entertainer has been indicted and arrested in connection with the death of her infant son who died of starvation and dehydration 10 months ago.
Smyrna leaders say construction of a Rocky Fork Road interchange at I-24 is vital to the town's economy and traffic flow.
Smyrna leaders are trying to thaw out the widening of West Jefferson Pike, a major road project that is designed to improve safety and bolster economic development but still awaits construction funding.
Rutherford County Schools has been notified by the Tennessee Department of Health that a student at Smyrna High School has tested positive for active tuberculosis.
The Smyrna Police Department announced Thursday, with the support of the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Smyrna and the Rutherford County Crime Stoppers, they are offering a $6,000 reward for any information that would lead to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the murder of Danny Wright.
Construction is set to start this month on a $35 million Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Smyrna, a partnership for training Nissan workers and Tennessee students, officials confirmed.
Smyrna's mayoral race is pitting one of the town's political veterans against a relative newcomer.
Longtime Smyrna Lions Club members Don Young and Ed Garner are busy harvesting beans in preparation for this Fall's Friday annual Bean Dinner (Friday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) that benefits the Smyrna Senior Citizen Center and the club's Sight Conservation Program.
Thump, thump. Thump, thump. Thump, thump. I could hear my heartbeat in my ears as I sat buckled in my seat ready for the ride of a lifetime.
Smyrna Ready Mix Concrete, LLC., a concrete manufacturer, announced today the acquisition of Metro Ready Mix, a Nashville (Tennessee) based concrete manufacturer and construction materials company.
Federal-Mogul officials announced this week the company will invest $6.2 million to expand its current distribution facility in Smyrna and create 135 new jobs in Rutherford County.
Construction continues on Smyrna Housing Authority’s new $6.25 million complex for senior housing known as Stewarts Creek Manor at 11263 Old Nashville Highway.
A 4-year-old boy accidentally drowned during a birthday party Saturday at a Rutherford County home, sheriff’s officers said.
Smyrna Police Department received a report of a shooting that occurred at 109 Kings Road in Smyrna at approximately 7:00 Thursday morning.
What if Loretta Lynn had written about a coal miner’s son instead of “Coal Miner’s Daughter” – a song she penned and performed in 1970 that helped launch her to international stardom as a country music singer?
How do you think “Chicken Pike” got its name? When Smyrna was truly a small town with less than 2,000 residents in the 1930s, trains stopped here at least two times daily.
MTSU was the presenting sponsor for the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels precision flight team. And about 25 faculty and students worked a display tent about the Aerospace Department that featured two training aircraft. The air show continues Sunday.
The Town of Smyrna in conjunction with Carpe Artista and SIMA announces the Simply Smyrna Celebration. This family friendly summer festival will take place Friday June 13th from 5pm -10pm and will be the official kickoff celebration for the Town of Smyrna’s revitalization project.
The woman motorist who is accused of hitting Clifton Braunwalder and his mother Sondra was released from jail after posting bond early Friday morning, by mid-morning, she was back behind bars on new charges.
Tina L. Wilson, 33, was originally charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving bodily injury, but shortly after posting bond, State Troopers filed a warrant charging her with vehicular homicide and aggravated vehicular assault. According to the Booking Department at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, she is being held without bond.
Authorities are requesting the public for help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery at GameStop in Smyrna.
At age 18, Breanna Haskins is a veteran international Christian missionary.
Veteran law enforcement officer Dale Armour announced Tuesday he has decided to enter the race for Rutherford County sheriff as an independent candidate.
Two soldiers from the Tennessee Army National Guard’s 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment were each recently selected as Warrior of the Year.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently informed Motlow State Community College of its approval of its Fifth-Year Interim Report.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Springhouse Theatre Company, located at 14119 Old Nashville Highway, will present Jane Austen’s "Pride and Prejudice," beginning next month.
Louis F. Caputo has been named chief executive officer of TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, company officials announced Friday.
Authorities are asking the public for help in identifying two men wanted in connection with a felony theft at Wal-Mart.
Public safety personnel crucial as region grows
Crews have started preliminary construction work for the new bridge overpass at the Memorial Boulevard and Northwest Broad Street intersection.
The top bowlers in the state came to the Smyrna Bowling Center on Thursday and Friday for the 2014 TSSAA State Bowling Championship.
Bill Kennedy, a former Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office employee, recently announced his candidacy for sheriff.
Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold has announced he will seek re-election during the Republican Party primary slated for May.
Marvin Wagster recently joined TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center as the new administrative director of laboratory services, company officials announced Monday.
Authorities have identified the victim murdered Thursday by a man who allegedly killed himself moments after shooting her to death inside a Village Lake Drive residence.
Team makes practice run at Smyrna Airport
Choppers could be cut from Army's inventory
Story of 'Uncle' Charlie told in new Sam Davis Home exhibit
Carpe Artista is now accepting registrations for its third annual rock ‘n’ roll camp for adults, Jukebox Hero.
Authorities have named a second suspect wanted in connection with the December 2013 shooting that injured one person outside of Deerfield Inn just a few days before Christmas.
A Smyrna man has been arrested in connection with the December 2013 shooting that injured one person outside of Deerfield Inn just days before Christmas.
The new year seems like a good time to reflect.
Allstate Insurance Company continues is expanding with the addition of the Thomas Insurance Group to its agency force in Rutherford County.
Motive still unknown in fatal shooting
Joseph Petno, an agent with Exit Realty of the South was recently honored with the coveted Silver Award by Exit Realty Corp. International.
Sheriff's Office launches homicide investigation
In a move designed to enhance performance across key areas within its North American operations, Nissan recently announced a number of leadership changes.
A portion of South Lowry Street in Smyrna will be named in honor of a local World War II veteran Friday during an official ceremony with the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
Let’s take a trip back in time, back to 1944 when the opening day lineup for the Nashville Vols took the field at Sulphur Dell Ballpark.
A man who allegedly assaulted his father and two children last week died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, according to officials with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.
A school can only have one basketball opening night and this week it was Thursday night at Stewarts Creek vs the Independence Eagles. It was the first home game in Stewarts Creek history and everyone was there.
The Tennessee School Boards Association has named the Rutherford County Board of Education the 2013 School Board of the Year.
“Sam Davis, a Hero Remembered” will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the capture, trial and execution of Sam Davis this weekend.
Four family members suffered injuries after a disturbance Thursday evening at a One Mile Lane home near Smyrna, according to Rutherford County authorities.
Harry Gill Jr. was unanimously selected Tuesday as the new town manger during a Smyrna Town Council meeting.
Authorities are asking the public for help identifying the suspect wanted in connection with the Saturday morning armed robbery of the Dollar General Store.
This week’s play, “Ordinary Heroes,” at Stewarts Creek High School is anything but ordinary. It is a production so extraordinary that area veterans and families may want to salute the student actors.
Motlow State Communicty College recently celebrated the opening of the new science, technology, allied health building at the Smyrna Center campus.
Authorities in Rutherford County will be checking Thursday to ensure convicted sex offenders do not participate in any holiday activities in order to keep children safe this Halloween.
The renowned U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight demonstration team will fly again over the Smyrna Airport in June 2014, officials announced this week.
Two women at the bookends of Rutherford County have left long-lasting foot prints that younger generations would do well to follow as role models into the future.
Great spirit leads Native Americans to Pow Wow
Employees and residents at The Arbors at Azalea Court celebrated this month when the assisted living facility received a deficiency-free rating from state inspectors.
Nissan celebrated two major milestones Tuesday with the first American-produced 2014 Nissan Rogue rolling off the line in Smyrna as the facility’s 10 millionth vehicle.
Since high school bowling became a TSSAA sport in 2001, Rutherford County has had some of the top teams in the state.
With the number of kids coming into his office with problems related to sports, a Rutherford County foot doctor is reminding parents that by taking just a few precautions, ingrown toenails can be avoided.
We’re halfway home in the 2013 high school football season. Many battle lines have been drawn, and we’re beginning to see who the championship and playoff contenders are going to be this year.
To kick off the fall season, the Sam Davis Home and Museum will hold the 27th annual Heritage Days on Thursday, Sept. 26, and Friday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Mark O’Neal resigned Tuesday, ending 11 years as town manager of Smyrna.
We’re at the half-way point of the regular season, and it’s time to evaluate the 7AAA football teams. Where are we? Where are we going?
The Church in the Wildwood” could be heard resonating from Kedron United Methodist Church recently as it celebrated Homecoming Day services.
Eat out Tuesday at Toot's for good cause
Police have arrested the suspect wanted in connection with the Sept. 14 burglary of a Burntwood Drive home in Smyrna.
Nissan North America is donating a total of $30,000 to the organization in honor of 30th anniversary of production at its manufacturing plant in Smyrna.
Rick Wise, the newest member of the Smyrna Town Council, is used to the glare of public service.
The stories of Dr. Seuss will spring to life again this weekend with three performances of “Seussical the Musical” at the Murfreesboro Little Theatre.
Lifelong county resident makes history
Nissan Division sales, spurred by gains of its top-selling, core models rose nearly 25 percent in August.
Rehabilitation Center graduates 64 professionals
Detectives are asking the public for help in identifying two suspects accused of using stolen credit cards to make fraudulent purchases at stores in Smyrna.
Rutherford County resident Harriett Howard was known throughout Tennessee as a tireless advocate for military veterans who kept on giving until her death Monday.
Nashville recording artist and pilot Aaron Tippin is among the Middle Tennessee residents hoping to land the Commemorative Air Force permanently at historic Smyrna Airport.
Tony Dover resigned Thursday as mayor. He will be replaced by Vice Mayor Mary Esther Reed, the first woman ever to serve as mayor in Smyrna history.
Nissan is now able to export vehicles from its Smyrna, Tenn., vehicle assembly plant to 61 markets around the world.
The same organization that brought FIFI, the iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress, to Rutherford County may bring its headquarters to Smyrna.
Authorities have arrested the 29-year-old man wanted in connection the Aug. 10 rape of a woman who offered him a ride home.
Concerned Students for a Better Nissan College Tour brought actor Danny Glover and its message to Smyrna in late July.
Teams play it safe in season opener
Season opens with numerous games
TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center has a new internal medicine physician, Chief Executive Officer Mark Sims recently announced.
Authorities are asking the public for help in locating a 29-year-old man accused of raping a woman Saturday after she offered him a ride home.
A couple accused of barricading themselves inside a home Tuesday morning have been safely apprehended and are facing multiple charges following a nearly four-hour standoff with authorities.
Law enforcement officials from Rutherford and Cannon counties are joining forces to solve several cold cases through a new initiative aimed at improving cooperation and teamwork throughout the area.
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, Aug. 6, to come out for the 30th annual National Night Out, America’s night out against crime.
Three of Tots’ Landing Learning Center locations, which offer child care, preschool and pre-kindergarten programs, have received accreditation from the National Early Childhood Program.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added a Murfreesboro man to its Top Ten Most Wanted list in an effort to locate him.
The Tennessee Campaign for Liberty will be holding a protest on Saturday, July 20, to express disapproval over U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander's voting record in Congress.
Gray sports star talent with pitching debut
Authorities have apprehended one of the two suspects wanted in connection with the June 23 shooting that left one person dead and two others injured outside a Smyrna restaurant.
Reece Howell has a long and distinguished career in aviation that stretches more than 60 years.
When events get the roughest, that’s when the police call Jim Diamond, chaplain.
Infiniti announced deliveries of the much-anticipated 2014 Infiniti Q50 luxury sports sedan will begin on Monday, Aug. 5, at Infiniti retailers nationwide.
Smyrna police are looking for a man who they have identified as a person of interest in the June 23 shooting that left one person dead and two others.
Taylor Farms officials have announced the company is expanding its operations in Smyrna, resulting in a $5.9 million investment and the creation of 170 new positions in Rutherford County.
The Smyrna Lions Club dedicated Lee Victory Park Shelter No. 3 to the late Eugene Odom during a Fourth of July ceremony.
One of the three men shot last month outside of Souksavanh Thai Restaurant has died, according to police.
Some of the world’s top atmospheric scientists are flying all around Tennessee for the next few weeks as part of a study on man-made emissions.
Nissan announced Thursday that it will add 900 new jobs at its Smyrna vehicle assembly plant to support future production of the Nissan Rogue.
Three people were seriously injured during a shooting Sunday outside of Souksavanh Thai Restaurant in Smyrna.
The Goodwill store on South Lowry Street in Smyrna will reopen this month, and company officials are inviting the public to come celebrate the occasion on Thursday, June 27.
Southeast Atmosphere Survey makes a stop from 11 a.m. till 1 p.m. Friday at the Smyrna Airport, and the public is invited to come see aircraft being used in the project.
Ross Mitchell's boyhood dream came true when he marched out to the mound at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., and pitched in the College World Series.
Autism advocate recognized by nonprofit
The Sam Davis Memorial Association is inviting the public to a Summer Soiree in conjunction with its annual membership meeting, set for Thursday, June 20, in Smyrna.
Aircraft comes to town for Father's Day
Smyrna authorities are asking the public for help in solving two arson cases involving fires in the Almaville Road area.
Hodge focuses on community service
Smyrna detectives are continuing their investigation into what sparked a shooting that left a 21-year-old man injured Sunday night at Hilltop-Rosenwald Park in Smyrna.
Smyrna Town Council votes on increasing rate
By combining interior remodeling experience with a business-savvy mind, On Point Solutions provides custom renovations to both residential and commercial spaces.
Two women escaped injury Thursday when a robber who was after prescription drugs allegedly fired two rounds inside a vehicle on Old Nashville Highway.
Rutherford County home sales showed continued improvement last month, with a 14 percent year-over-year gain, according to newly released data.
Smyrna loses ‘bedrock’ family member
Tennessee-based car maker introduces next generation zero-emission vehicle
On March 6, the subject in these photos found a wallet on the ground near the gas pumps at a Smyrna gas station.
Smyrna Police successfully subdued a suicidal gunman with assistance from the Sheriff’s Office following a five-hour standoff.
Smyrna Police have asked for the public's help in locating two suspects wanted for an attempted robbery of the K-Mart on North Lowry Street.
The man wanted in connection with the March rape of a 23-year-old woman in Smyrna has turned himself into authorities, according to officials familiar with the case.
Smyrna detectives are asking the public for help in locating a man wanted for allegedly raping a woman in March at his apartment.
The Smyrna Airport’s historically important control tower has escaped the scalpel of cutbacks currently being ordered by federal officials in Washington, D.C.
Four community leaders in Murfreesboro will be honored Friday, March 22, at the Willie McGowan Banquet.
Experts say assessments lag behind market
A former sharecropper’s daughter continues to reach out and touch thousands of lives through the annual Doris Dollars campaign, which kicks off next month.
Beginning this weekend, the Rutherford County Property Assessor’s Office in downtown Murfreesboro will be open the first Saturday of every month.
Living gospel music history will be on stage Sunday, March 3, when the Chuck Wagon Gang will appear in concert at Parkway Baptist Church in Smyrna.
Authorities are searching for three unidentified men who allegedly stole multiple items Wednesday from Game Stop in Smyrna.
On Friday, Feb. 15, soldiers and airmen of the 45th Civil Support Team from Smyrna will celebrate the unit’s 10th anniversary of being a federally recognized and fully qualified unit.
A job fair will be held for all Tennessee National Guard members, reservists and spouses Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Smyrna Volunteer Training Site.
This has been a most unusual year in girls and boys district basketball. But those 10 games determined the seeding for the district tournament that begins Thursday, Feb. 14, at Smyrna High School.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the Lamplighter’s Theatre Company is offering the best love story many have never heard of, “Last Train To Nibroc.”
Two middle school All-Star basketball games are scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the home of the Red Hawks at La Vergne Middle School.
A Nissan spokesman confirmed Tuesday reports that the company is seeking to expand to a new space near its manufacturing plant in Smyrna.
Smyrna police are looking for an unidentified man accused of scamming a clerk out of $50 during a Jan. 20 transaction at Game Stop.
Sunny skies have been forecasted for the 2013 economic climate in the Volunteer State, based on newly released data.
Two Murfreesboro residents have pleaded guilty to stealing tools from Gil’s Ace Hardware in Smyrna.
StoneCrest Medical Center is offering a non-invasive vascular screening designed to provide information about the risk of heart disease and stroke.
The league should be happy because the crowds have been good and six of the 11 schools will play two games each on the final two nights.
The agreement in principle will help MTSU train Chinese pilots on their new Beechcraft King Air 350 Extended Range airplane currently housed in Smyrna, Tenn.
Senator rallies in opposition to proposals
The owners of Smyrna Video and Tanning and another man have been indicted by a Rutherford County grand jury on numerous drug-related charges.
AT&T customers in Smyrna celebrated the grand opening of a new retail store on Sam Ridley Parkway recently.
Jim Demos and I recently broke bread of fellowship and shared the wisdom of actually listening to people and the beauty of Mother Nature.
The Rutherford County Middle School Basketball League has its tournament next week – 11 schools, 22 teams, 22 games and a world of fun.
Nissan is ramping up assembly of the 2013 Leaf this week at its manufacturing plant in Smyrna, where it will be manufactured alongside gasoline-powered products.
A Smyrna High School volleyball standout has signed an athletic scholarship to continue her playing career at Reinhardt University in Waleska, Ga.
A call for help turned into a murder charge Wednesday, Dec. 26 in Smyrna.
Memories reside at Azalea Court Assisted Living Center in Smyrna.
Police are asking the public for help in locating a teenage boy who disappeared last week from his father’s home in Smyrna.
Smyrna officials are crediting the public for helping detectives locate a teenage boy who allegedly ran away from home in early December.
The Tennessee Rehabilitation Center in Smyrna will honor more than 75 graduates.
Get a jump-start on those New Year’s resolutions at Workout Anytime Smyrna.
Companies invest in charging stations
Beckie Mason, Jennifer Mathis and Cayce Neal have joined Pinnacle Financial Partners in Rutherford County.
First, we were 51-17 in our picks this year, which is good but not great.
Smyrna police are asking the public for help in identifying two men who allegedly stole tools from Gil’s Ace Hardware in early October.
Industrial employment has increased about 1 percent over the past year, according to a recently released report published in the Tennessee Manufacturers Register.
Authorities have apprehended all three suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery of a man in early November at Fairfield Inn in Smyrna.
Back roads, grits and moonshine all meet in the rolling hills of nearby Cannon County, and local leaders are doing their part to attract out-of-towners – and their dollars – to the area.
The sparkling magic of the season comes to life in Dance Theatre of Tennessee’s enchanting version of "The Nutcracker."
The Smyrna Middle Panthers opened up their season this week at home in front of a large and loud crowd and took a twin bill from the Central Magnet Tigers.
Rutherford County announced the recent closure of the Kroger Recycling Center on Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna.
Various communities and organizations across Rutherford County will celebrate those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Authorities have identified two of the three suspects wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a man Monday at Fairfield Inn in Smyrna.
Mother keeps watch from heaven
The state grant will be used for engineering design and taxiway rehabilitation.
Early voting began Wednesday for the Tuesday, Nov. 6, federal and state general election, as well as the general elections for Eagleville, La Vergne and Smyrna.
On Aug. 23, a world famous gang invaded a home in Rutherford County.
In one evening, Blackman (5-3, 2-2) beat Riverdale (5-3, 2-2) 20-16, got the tie breaker over the Warriors, and now need one more win to get in the state football playoffs.
An 8-year-old child discovered Saturday morning that his parents were dead inside their home in Smyrna.
For one week, patrons of the library will have the option to bring in canned goods to pay off library fines.
The identities of two men are being sought by Rutherford County detectives after they stole credit cards and used the cards last month at Murfreesboro and Smyrna businesses.
Dozens of children enjoyed a day of fishing during a recent event for the Boys & Girls Club held at Long Hunter State Park outside of Nashville.
A 51-year-old Smyrna man who admitted to killing a police captain in Chester County was sentenced Thursday to life in federal prison without the possibility of parole.
It’s always fun to see where we’ve been, where we are and where we are going (maybe).
Authorities have apprehended an 18-year-old man who managed to escape capture after leading authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen truck Tuesday afternoon in Rutherford County.
The University Honors College’s 20 newest Buchanan Fellows participated in the annual inauguration ceremony Sept. 28 at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.
Search for Smyrna suspect continues
Country music stars Connie Smith and Marty Stuart are scheduled to present a “Country Gospel Concert” as part of a dedication of a new sanctuary for Smyrna Parkway Baptist Church the night of Sunday, Oct. 14.
What’s your favorite rivalry? It seems good rivals come and go, depending on the sport and a number of other things.
The Linebaugh Library System has been awarded a community relations grant from the Best Buy Children’s Foundation.
Teens in Smyrna will have a colorful place to call their own when Smyrna Public Library opens its new teen area at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20.
A 34-year-old man is facing multiple charges after allegedly fighting with police when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Sunday on West McKnight Drive.
The Stars made yet another loud statement with a 49-28 win.
The Rutherford County Republican Party is set to open a second county office in Smyrna for the November election campaign.
Police apprehended a 27-year-old suspect Thursday who they believe is the person responsible for the recent robbery of the Quick and Easy Tobacco Store in Smyrna.
The Lamplighter's Theatre Company opens its "A Journey of Discovery" season Friday, Sept. 7, with the return of "Man of LaMancha."
Countywide changes one step closer to approval
The suspect accused of stabbing a man three days ago in Smyrna was apprehended Tuesday by law enforcement officials.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the 50-year-old suspect who allegedly stabbed a man multiple times Saturday night at a residence in Smyrna.
Man accused of assaulting girlfriend; Unruly juveniles suspected in vandalism; Teenager nearly kidnapped
The revived 7AAA Football Jamboree showed the strengths and weaknesses of our local teams.
Businesses turn to Middle Tennessee market
Within a span of three hours, police responded to two separate reports of gunshots early Monday in the parking lots of University Gables at College Park and Rutherford Woodlands apartments in Murfreesboro.
Odom hopes to build on recent student achievements
Tennessee Republican Party candidates called on supporters Thursday to set aside their differences for the upcoming November general elections.
Let's take a quick look at all nine Rutherford County football teams before next Friday's Jamboree at Riverdale.
Police are asking the public for help in identifying two suspects who allegedly stole a woman’s purse and used her credit cards Thursday in Smyrna.
Alabama fugitive apprehended; Suspects in gang-related slaying sentenced;
Rutherford County’s top cops were honored Monday at the annual Crime Stoppers Officer of the Year banquet.
The Hiring Fair is being sponsored by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).
So hot, one church-goer in Smyrna asked: ‘Is this church or hell?’
Smyrna is the latest Rutherford County city to ban the use of private fireworks this Fourth of July.
The water systems of Rutherford County are asking customers to use water wisely and conservatively in light of the severe heat, lack of rain and dry conditions now present throughout the Middle Tennessee area.
Residents urged not to use fireworks
Middle Tennessee is on the verge of a drought, an official at the National Weather Service said.
The Smyrna-based Shoetiques team won the 10U tournament this weekend at the Tennessee Baseball Players Association Summer Classic at Barfield Crescent Park in Murfreesboro.
A 54-year-old man who was arrested Friday at his Rocky Fork-Almaville Road home in Smyrna is facing multiple drug-related charges.
Local cancer survivor looks to future
Two men indicted earlier this month on statutory rape charges in unrelated cases are both scheduled to appear Monday, June 18, in Rutherford County Circuit Court in Murfreesboro.
One suspect listed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Most Wanted List May 30 and his accomplice were apprehended Friday in Smyrna.
Vanderbilt LifeFlight has added a new aircraft to its fleet, in an effort to better serve the residents of Middle Tennessee.
For the last decade, Randolph Salyers has observed La Vergne and noted areas in codes enforcement that needed improvement.
The TBI has put a Smyrna man on the state’s Top Ten List who law enforcement believes is responsible for an attempted aggravated burglary that occurred last week in Williamson County.
The third annual Taste of Smyrna will be an extraordinary culinary event featuring local signature menu items from the area’s best restaurants, live music by The Crusty Veterans, a healthy play zone and lots of food.
Those seeking to purchase beer at the Smyrna BP on North Lowry Street must now find another place to shop after Smyrna’s Beer Board revoked the store’s license earlier this month.
Director of Schools Harry Gill Jr. strongly recommended the Rutherford County Commission consider raising property taxes this year out of fear that Stewart’s Creek High School may not open on time.
A couple accused of operating a large-scale drug operation out of their Rocky Fork Almaville Road home in Smyrna were arrested Wednesday after allegedly selling undercover detectives hundreds of illegally obtained pills.
Reaches new heights in recognition.
It has been 20 years since the first Nissan Altima rolled off the line in Smyrna.
Thousands of spectators’ spirits soared with eagles this weekend, sharing the chills and thrills overhead at Smyrna Airport’s spectacular Great Tennessee Air Show that concludes today.
It was Osh Kosh, by gosh, that helped launch a young boy to soar with eagles in a lifelong flight career.
Layoffs are possible for Smyrna employees as the town grapples with a deficit and looks for more long-term budget solutions.
Blue Angels highlight May 12-13 event
Plans are underway to improve safety along a major roadway in Smyrna where hazardous driving conditions have contributed to a multitude of accidents.
The 11-member middle school league ended its softball season this week after a very successful regular season won by the Blackman Flames with a record of 8-2.
Rutherford County’s Planning Commission continued work on the zoning ordinance Monday responding to public comments and raising other concerns.
Academy Sports + Outdoors will be joining the Smyrna’s Sam Ridley Parkway business community this fall.
Although the overall crime rate decreased last year, the number of homicides increased by 4 percent statewide, according to data in the Crime in Tennessee 2011 report that was released last week.
La Vergne, MTMC and Smyrna stage prescription drug take back events
Cedar Creek launched its new regional operation in Rutherford County, the company announced last week.
Rutherford County’s School Board unanimously selected Don Odom to replace Harry Gill Jr. as the next director of schools Monday.
Rutherford County’s Board of Commissioners approved a $350,000 request Thursday from the Sheriff’s Office to cover costs of basic necessities through the fiscal year.
Twenty Rutherford County residents spoke out Monday about the proposed zoning ordinance to the Planning Commission.
When Harriett Howard declares war, she goes to win.
U.S. military aviation history will once again soar May 12-13 as the fabled Blue Angels headline the 2012 Great Tennessee Air Show at Smyrna Airport.
Less than two weeks after an unknown number of suspects targeted Cash-N-Dash, employees discovered Monday the store had been burglarized again at some point over the Easter weekend.
A dozen law enforcement officials from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office were awarded Tuesday with Lifesaving Awards in recognition of their service to the community.
Analysts predict upward trend likely to continue
Rutherford County’s Steering Committee will recommend forming a study committee for the purpose of examining Road Board and School Board zones to the County Commission.
Private sector shows year-over-year gains
Sports car driver Lara Tallman and her team brought their Nissan Altima Coupe racecar to the Smyrna Nissan plant last week for all of the workers to see.
Four candidates will be considered for the director of schools position, the Rutherford County School Board announced Tuesday.
Smyrna’s Beer Board March 12 meeting dealt mainly with illegal synthetic drug sales, and could become the standard by which communities across the state deal with the growing problem.
Collaborating again through Operation InAsMuch
Rutherford County officials say they are willing to listen to County Commissioner Jeff Jordan’s (Dist. 13) ideas on education reform, though the School Board is less than optimistic.
Rutherford County may be walking a fine line between First Amendment rights and its proposed social media policy, according to local officials.
Fashion and military will come together this weekend at the Tennessee Fisher House Foundation Luncheon and Fashion Show.
What historic Sewart Air Base (closed 1972) brought to Smyrna, cannot be measured in the present.
Charges were filed against a former female youth minister accused of having sexual contact with a 17-year-old male, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective reported.
County commissioner proposes ‘spending less money more wisely’
Department unveils upgraded dispatch equipment
A former Rutherford County Commission candidate made a fiery speech with accusations and demands at the Planning Commission meeting last week.
Nissan adds new line for luxury car
Siegel holds off Smyrna in consolation game
Lady Warriors jump out to quick and don't look back to win district. The Lady Blaze outpace Lady Bulldogs in consolation game.
This year the Smyrna girls picked up a nice win over Shelbyville and Oakland beat Independence for win No. 23.
The Smyrna boys defeated the home-standing Oakland Patriots 54-43 in district tournament play on Friday night.
Residents have until noon Friday to provide input on what criteria should be emphasized in the screening and selection process for the next director of Rutherford County Schools.
Charges are pending against numerous burglary suspects accused of breaking into Rutherford County homes and stealing almost $200,000 worth of stolen property, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s supervisor said Thursday.
Motlow State Community College presented a request Thursday, which was approved for the full commission, for $200,000 toward expanding its Smyrna campus to the Budget and Finance Committee.
Peebles benefits family, community
Names Dr. Nate Schott as Jones replacement on IDB
Tennessee National Guard Soldiers from a 45-man Smyrna-based Air Medivac unit leave Saturday on the first leg of a journey taking them to Afghanistan on a one-year deployment.
MTSU alumna Linda Kennedy, one of the first five African-American students to attend the university in the 1960s, is being remembered as a lifelong K-12 educator and administrator who touched the lives of young people, colleagues and others.
Members of the Health and Education Committee approved a $200,000 request Tuesday to help fund expansion efforts at one of the off-campus satellite sites of Motlow State Community College.
Three out-of-state fugitives were captured Jan. 6 in Smyrna and La Vergne by the U.S. Marshal's Middle Tennessee Fugitive Task Force.
With strong moral values and artistic expression in mind, Anna Owen has opened Grace Dance Company in Smyrna.
At age 16, Beth Tucker received confirmation about her ministerial destiny.
Raymond Lee Smith, age 64, of Smyrna, formerly of Memphis, died Jan. 15, 2012.
According to Giving USA, a foundation that charts charitable giving, individuals increased their donations in 2010 by 2.7 percent over 2009 and corporate giving increased by 10.6 percent.
Smyrna’s Community Servants help Myanmar refugees
Thursday’s meeting of the Murfreesboro City Council included changes to the city employee pension plan, improvements to Bradyville Pike, a greenway extension, a public hearing for a new liquor store, and a little comic relief.
For years, Larry Davis dreamt of opening a vineyard and winery – a romantic place for first dates. After an approval from Rutherford County Commissioners last week, Davis is making his dream a reality.
Designer drugs cause users to suffer medical emergencies
A 28-year-old Smyrna man and two alleged accomplices accused of robbing a man in his home Sept. 25 are scheduled to appear in court Monday.
At old Sewart Air Force Base
Smyrna Airport was honored this week by the Tennessee Aeronautics Division by receiving several awards among airports across the State of Tennessee.
A 13-year-old Smyrna boy was charged with felony manufacturing explosive devices after a homemade device was found Wednesday during a search of his home, Rutherford County Sheriff’s school resource officers said.
Funeral services have been set for Tennessee State Trooper Andy Wall, who died Saturday night after a traffic accident in Smyrna.
Three RuCo agencies awarded $125,000 in funds to improve safety on roadways
Stephanie Taylor was one of 43 Rutherford County fugitives were arrested as part of the nationwide sweep last month led by the U.S. Marshals Service and local law enforcement agencies.
Five suspects were indicted after they were accused in an attempted assault of an unidentified Smyrna undercover police officer Jan. 16, according to law enforcement enforcement officials.
Illegal drug activity was believed linked to Sunday’s shooting death of Smyrna resident Gordon Travis Garrett outside the Casa Fiesta Mexican Restaurant in Nashville.
A Smyrna man was charged Tuesday with rape of a Virginia woman Aug. 1 at the Sandston, Va., weigh station on Interstate 64 near Richmond, officials reported.
Defendant Scott Reynolds is expected to offer more testimony Wednesday about his whereabouts the night the mother of his child was murdered.
A third defendant indicted in the murder of a Smyrna man pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Monday in Circuit Court.
Smyrna was recognized in U.S. News and World Report’s Sept. 20 issue as one of top 10 places in America to retire.
Brandy Galland grew up in Smyrna, not far from Nissan’s massive vehicle assembly plant, but she never imagined that the automaker would have a direct and valuable link to her own life.
A suspect accused of using the Internet to solicit a minor for sex was charged Wednesday with multiple counts of sexual offenses, a sheriff’s detective said today.
U.S. Rep. Bart Gordon pushed a bill through the House of Representatives Tuesday to provide $500,000 in funding for greenway trail improvements that would eventually serve as connectors for Nashville and Rutherford County’s greenway systems complement greenway extensions underway across Rutherford County.
Two suspects were believed responsible for more than $15,000 in forgeries of checks drawn on Ole South Properties since April 18, a Smyrna Police spokesman said.
A 23-year-old convicted murderer showed no reaction when jurors decided Tuesday he will spend his life in prison.
Credit cards in a murder victim's name were found in a suspect's home a few days after he was fatally shot in his home, a sheriff's lieutenant testified Wednesday.
Jurors examined photographs Tuesday showing a gunshot wound to the neck that caused the death of a Rutherford County man in December 2005.