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Rocky Fork, Whitworth-Buchanan middle schools get new principals  The Daily News Journal

Following a retirement and a promotion, Director of Schools Bill Spurlock has named two new principals — one for Rocky Fork Middle School in Smyrna and one ...



47 RCS Students Selected for Prestigious TN Governor's School for the Arts  rutherfordsource.com

Rutherford County Schools. More than 20 percent of the rising 11th and 12th grade students selected for the TN Governor's School for the Arts, an intensive ...



Smyrna High School teacher Shannon Williams dies after battle with cancer  The Daily News Journal

Shannon Williams, Smyrna teacher and the wife of Bulldogs football coach Matt Williams, died Wednesday after a battle with cancer.



Nineteen to be inducted into Smyrna High's first Hall of Fame class  The Daily News Journal

Smyrna High's first hall of fame class will feature 19 inductees. Ten have been announced.



Online petition created to rename Smyrna High's auditorium in honor of Shannon Williams  The Daily News Journal

Since the Wednesday death of Shannon Williams, a beloved Smyrna High School teacher and wife of Smyrna's football coach, an online petition was created to ...



Rescued bulldog gets new 'leash' on life as Smyrna High School's mascot  The Daily News Journal

Ace, an English bulldog, served as a stud for a breeding operation before being rescued by a North Carolina-based rescue group.



Sherri Southerland named new Smyrna High principal  The Daily News Journal

Sherri Southerland, a longtime assistant principal at Smyrna High School, has been named the school's next principal, Director of Schools Don Odom and ...



43rd Annual Pioneer Days Returns This Weekend  rutherfordsource.com

The 43rd annual Pioneer Days will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at Cannonsburgh Village.



Passing of Local Drama Teacher Inspires Petition to Name Auditorium After Her  rutherfordsource.com

The community mourns the loss of Shannon Williams, a beloved teacher at Smyrna High and many are hoping to have the school's auditorium named after her.



Theowauna Hatchett named principal of Smyrna Middle School  The Daily News Journal

Currently an assistant principal at Stewarts Creek High, Theowauna Hatchett once served as teacher and coach at Smyrna Middle.



Southerland to lead Smyrna High as principal | News  Murfreesboro Post

Long-time Assistant Principal Dr. Sherri Southerland has been named the next principal of Smyrna High School, Director of Schools Don Odom and Director of ...



Smyrna Middle School Names New Principal  rutherfordsource.com

Dr. Theowauna Hatchett has been named principal of Smyrna Middle School, Director of Schools Bill Spurlock announced today.



Shannon Williams, wife of Smyrna coach, passes away  Murfreesboro Post

Wednesday was a sad day for the Smyrna Bulldog nation.



Smyrna High is 'Shannon Strong' as beloved teacher — the football coach's wife — fights cancer  The Daily News Journal

Smyrna High drama teacher Shannon Williams begins treatment for inoperable brain tumor as football coach Matt Williams begins spring practice.



Smyrna-La Vergne football rivalry to celebrate 30th anniversary  The Daily News Journal

The Smyrna vs La Vergne football rivalry has been strong since 1988.



Lady Bulldog Soccer Wins Back-to-Back Championships  rutherfordsource.com

The Smyrna High girls soccer team defeated Mt. Juliet 1-0 to claim their second District Championship in as many years. Smyrna's lone goal came from Ashley ...



Smyrna High Mascot Ace Gets New Dog House  rutherfordsource.com

Rescued Smyrna Bulldog, Ace, gets custom, air-conditioned dog house through generous donation from local business.



Community celebrates renovated, expanded Smyrna Middle School | Education  Murfreesboro Post

A newly renovated and expanded Smyrna Middle School – formerly Smyrna High School – attracted alumni of both schools for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting on ...



Smyrna High ‘rescues’ new school mascot  WSMV Nashville

From being in a cage at an animal shelter to being the face of a local high school.



10 Things to Do with the Kids Over Spring Break  rutherfordsource.com

The time is drawing near for Spring Break. It means parents will be looking for ideas on what to do to keep their kids entertained for a week. Check out our 10 ...



One person taken to hospital after fight at Smyrna High School  WZTV

At least one person was transported to the hospital after a fight at Smyrna High School on Friday, Rutherford County Schools confirmed.The fight broke out just ...



Rutherford County Schools Town Hall Meetings Begin This Week  rutherfordsource.com

Director of Schools Bill Spurlock will host a Town Hall meeting for parents in the Stewarts Creek cluster on Monday, Aug. 27, at 5:30 p.m. at Stewarts Creek High ...



Social media flooded with #ShannonStrong after beloved Smyrna teacher dies  The Daily News Journal

Social media was overflowing with messages following the death of longtime Smyrna drama teacher Shannon Williams Wednesday.



La Vergne High, Motlow Dual Enrollment Students Recognized by Smyrna Rotary Club  rutherfordsource.com

Six Motlow State Community College dual enrollment students who attend La Vergne High School were recently recognized at a Smyrna Rotary Club meeting.



Former Smyrna, Stanford standout Luke Powell has built career at Arizona State  The Daily News Journal

Former Smyrna and Stanford football standout Luke Powell is now in the athletics department at Arizona State University.



RCS Students Perform Well at Mid-State Honor Choirs  rutherfordsource.com

Rutherford County Schools was well represented at the recent auditions for the Mid-State Honor Choirs.



Smyrna Middle Ribbon Cutting and Open House Set for Sunday  rutherfordsource.com

When parents and students return for the school year, they will be greeted by a much different-looking Smyrna Middle School.



Smyrna PD Looking for Two Burglary Suspects  rutherfordsource.com

We are searching for two burglary suspects (white male/white female). The two subjects are suspected of burglarizing homes in Smyrna. They were driving what ...



Winter Weather School Delays for January 29  rutherfordsource.com

Rutherford County Schools (RCS) will begin two hours late on Tuesday, January 20th.



Freshmen Orientations Begin in March  rutherfordsource.com

Freshmen orientation will be held at all Rutherford County high schools in March. Check out the full schedule for your student's school.



Rutherford County Schools Dismissing 2 Hours Early  rutherfordsource.com

Due to inclement weather, Rutherford County Schools is dismissing two hours early.



Rutherford County Christmas Tree Lightings & Parades 2018  rutherfordsource.com

A list of Christmas tree lightings and Christmas parades in Rutherford County.



Smyrna Man Charged with Domestic Assault  rutherfordsource.com

A woman escaped serious injury when a male friend allegedly assaulted her, then shot her cellphone and home door locks in a domestic dispute early Tuesday.



RCS Teacher Recruitment Fair Feb. 23 at Blackman High School  rutherfordsource.com

hosting its annual Teacher Recruitment Fair on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 9–11 a.m. at Blackman High School.



Student's death, teacher's cancer fight unite rivals Smyrna, La Vergne  The Daily News Journal

Rutherford County rivals Smyrna and La Vergne have shown support for each other through a student's death and a teacher's cancer fight.



Making history in 2018: Why Smyrna Town Council election is unique this year  The Daily News Journal

For the first time in nearly 20 years, everyone on the Nov. 6 election ballot for the town of Smyrna is running unopposed. Smyrna Mayor Mary Esther Reed, ...



Three Smyrna Parks Remained Closed Due to Flooding  rutherfordsource.com

Volunteer Park, Sharp Springs Natural Area, Rotary Soccer Park and sections of the Smyrna Greenway remain closed due to high water. As in the past, Parks ...



Update on Current Smyrna Road Projects  rutherfordsource.com

Smyrna Public Works Department is working on several road projects around town. Here's the latest.



Registration Now Open for the 2019 Smyrna Citizen's Police Academy  rutherfordsource.com

Registration for our 2019 Citizen's Police Academy is open. This is a unique class that allows citizens the opportunity to learn more about their police department ...



New Event Venue Opens in Smyrna  rutherfordsource.com

The Remington Room, a new event space in Smyrna, officially opened their doors this week with a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting.



RCS Students to Perform With United States Navy Band  rutherfordsource.com

United States Navy Band to perform free concert at Blackman High; invites nine Rutherford County band students to perform 'The Washington Post March'



Person Responsible for Social Media Threats Against Riverdale Identified & Arrested  rutherfordsource.com

The person who made the threats on social media Thursday afternoon toward Riverdale High School identified.



2019 National Archery Championships Return to Murfreesboro  rutherfordsource.com

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) 13th annual state championships, March 28-29 in ...



Driver Identified in Fatal Smyrna SUV Crash Sunday  rutherfordsource.com

On Sunday, February 3rd at approximately 10 pm, Smyrna Police responded to the area of Sam Ridley Parkway in reference to a SUV that almost struck two ...



Riverdale High School Hosts their First Annual College and Career Signing Day  rutherfordsource.com

Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro will host their Inaugural College & Career Signing Day on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10:00am.



Tennessean 2019 All-Midstate boys and girls bowling teams  The Tennessean

Here are the top Nashville area high school bowlers from the 2018-19 season.



Smyrna Christmas Parade Sunday  rutherfordsource.com

The 44th Annual Smyrna Christmas Parade takes place Sunday, December 2nd beginning at 2:00pm.



Rockvale High and Rocky Fork Elementary Set to Open August 2019  rutherfordsource.com

Rockvale High School is a future public high school that will be located in Rockvale, Tennessee near Murfreesboro in Rutherford County.



Shoplifting Suspects Steal Baby Products From Smyrna Walmart  rutherfordsource.com

These two females are suspected of stealing several hundred dollars' worth of diapers and formula from Walmart on October 19th.



Murfreesboro-area running backs to watch in 2018  The Daily News Journal

With four of the top running backs the area has seen having graduated last year, the cupboard isn't bare for Murfreesboro area football teams.



6 Rutherford County Teams Prepare for TSSAA Football Playoffs  rutherfordsource.com

Six Rutherford County teams hope to start long runs in the TSSA football playoffs today. Here's a look at the road ahead for each.



New Family Entertainment Center Opens in Smyrna  rutherfordsource.com

A new entertainment center featuring bowling, arcade games and more, is now open in Smyrna.



Smyrna Hosts National Night Out  rutherfordsource.com

Smyrna hosts National Night Out, a free community event, this Tuesday night in downtown Smyrna.



Steak 'n Shake Smyrna Opens November 5  rutherfordsource.com

There are over 550 Steak 'n Shake restaurants in 28 states and now a new one will open in Smyrna at 951 Sgt Asbury Hawn Way on Monday, November 5.



Smyrna PD Search for Auto Burglars  rutherfordsource.com

Smyrna Police say similar burglaries happened the same night within the Jefferson Square.



Smyrna Police Respond to Murder/Suicide Sunday Morning  rutherfordsource.com

Smyrna Police received a 911 call in reference to a domestic dispute with shots fired at 4028 Wisdom Way.



Top of the Class: Smyrna  The Daily News Journal

SMYRNA HIGH SCHOOL. Juliana Fernandez. Parents: Justo and Kelly Fernandez. Valedictorian. Extracurricular Activities: SHS chapter of National Honor ...



Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree  rutherfordsource.com

When you're ready to get rid of your live Christmas tree, there are several places across Rutherford County where you can take your tree to be recycled.



Tennessee High School Football: Week 6 scoreboard  The Tennessean

The Middle Tennessee high school football scoreboard features some high profile games in Week 6, but none bigger than Oakland vs. Blackman.



Steve Luker Named Principal of Rockvale High School  rutherfordsource.com

Steve Luker has worked as an educator in every grade band and has led successfully as a principal at the elementary and middle school levels.



Scott Bolden Named Principal of Rocky Fork Elementary School  rutherfordsource.com

Scott Bolden has been named the principal of Rocky Fork Elementary School, Director of Schools Bill Spurlock announced today.



Smyrna students leaving for Japan exchange program with sister city  WSMV Nashville

Twenty high school students from Smyrna are getting ready for an educational trip of a lifetime, going over 6000 miles away for an exchange program.



28 TN High Schools to Participate in 2019 Spotlight Awards  rutherfordsource.com

28 Local High Schools in Will in the Spotlight Awards Hosted at TPAC with Special Guest American Idol Alum Piper Jones.



New Ice Cream Shop to Open in Smyrna  rutherfordsource.com

A family owned homemade ice cream shop in Smyrna is set to open this week.



Teens accused of breaking into cars, leading police on chase in Smyrna  WKRN News 2

SMYRNA, Tenn. (WKRN) - A group of teens allegedly spotted breaking into vehicles in a Smyrna neighborhood are also accused of leading police on a chase.



Smyrna Police Hosts Women's Self Defense Class  rutherfordsource.com

The Smyrna Police Department is hosting a RAD (Rape/Aggression Defense) Self-Defense Class for women in late September.



Where to Buy Liquor and Wine on Sunday  rutherfordsource.com

If you're in need of a bottle of wine or liquor to complete your favorite holiday cocktail, here is a list of local liquor and wine stores open on Sundays.



Janarty's Ice Cream is Unpretentious Gourmet Eatin'  rutherfordsource.com

Unpretentious in appearance on Front Street in Smyrna, Janarty's Ice Cream owners know what they want, to make the best ice cream.



Local High Schools Recognized in A.F. Bridges Awards  Wgnsradio

Local schools and sports contributors are part of this year's A.F. Bridges Awards program from the TSSAA.



Warrant Issued for Smyrna Shooting Suspect  rutherfordsource.com

A warrant for Aggravated Assault has been issued for James Gaines, age 18. Gaines is described as a black male, 6' tall and weighs 160 lbs.



RCS Schools in Code Yellow as Search for Escaped Inmates Continue  rutherfordsource.com

According to Rutherford County School's Facebook page, the school system will continue Code Yellow procedures today while the search for the escaped jail ...



Smyrna's 'Coach T' honored for 30 triumphant years | Sports  Murfreesboro Post

Smyrna High School's "Coach T" traded scrimmage lines for swimming lanes 30 years ago and has never looked back.



Road Closure Notice: Gambill Lane/Tway Court in Smyrna  rutherfordsource.com

Gambill Lane at Tway Court will be closed Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, March 27th through 29th each day from 9:00am to 3:00pm.



Stewarts Creek names Jennifer Fernandez as softball coach  The Daily News Journal

Stewarts Creek has hired a new softball coach after the school's only head coach to date stepped down recently. Jennifer Fernandez, who was coaching the ...



No Weapons Found at Riverdale High School  rutherfordsource.com

No weapons have been found at Riverdale High School and the school is not on lockdown Friday, Rutherford County Sheriff's supervisors said.



15 Rutherford County Schools Named as 'Reward Schools'  rutherfordsource.com

A third of the Rutherford County's schools are among the best in the state, according to new designations announced today by the Tennessee Department of ...



Smyrna Police Chief Kevin Arnold Named Pinnacle Award Recipient  rutherfordsource.com

Smyrna Police Chief, Kevin Arnold, has been selected as the 2018 Pinnacle Award recipient.



Blue Angel Memorial to Host Top Gun Night Run  rutherfordsource.com

The Capt. Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial hosts the inaugural Top Gun Night Run 6k on Friday, May 31 at 9:00 p.m. in Lee Victory Recreation Park in Smyrna.



Rutherford County jail escape: Manhunt for inmates underway  The Daily News Journal

Authorities spent Wednesday searching for two Rutherford County inmates who they said assaulted a detention officer at the jail and fled the facility.



List of Roads Closed Due to Flooding  rutherfordsource.com

Several city and county roads have been closed or lined with high level water barrels.



Smyrna Police Looking for Porch Package Thief  rutherfordsource.com

On November 11th, 2018, this female stole a package from the front porch of a home on Oakstone Drive.



Election 2018: Mike Sparks, Chris Mayor on bringing high-paying jobs to Rutherford County  The Daily News Journal

Rep. Mike Sparks and opponent Chris Mayor discuss issues facing Rutherford County in bids for state House District 49.



Suspects Steal Playstation From Smyrna Target  rutherfordsource.com

On 7/30/18 a white male went to the electronics section of Target asking for a PlayStation 4 so he could exchange an Xbox for it at the *service* desk.



8 Easter Egg Hunts  rutherfordsource.com

If you are looking for an Easter egg hunt for the family, check out our list of Easter Egg hunts throughout the Middle Tennessee area.



Drivers Identified From Saturday's Fatal Accident on Fortress Blvd  rutherfordsource.com

On Saturday, December 1, 2018, at approximately 6:00 pm, Murfreesboro Police Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash near 586 Fortress Blvd. The crash ...



ICEE Company Bringing Over 200 Jobs to La Vergne  rutherfordsource.com

The ICEE Company is bringing more than 200 headquarter and distribution jobs with an average income of $60,000 to La Vergne. They are moving into a facility ...



Smyrna Mailman Receives Hero Award for Helping Save a Man's Life  rutherfordsource.com

At a presentation at the Smyrna Post Office on March 1st, Edgar Prosper received the Postmaster General Hero Award for helping to save a man's' life.



Save Lives by Learning Warning Signs for Suicide  rutherfordsource.com

This week is Suicide Prevention Week - know the warning signs and risks of suicide.



Graduation 2018: Rutherford County commencement schedules released  The Daily News Journal

Graduation season is nearly here for local high schools. Check below to see when your school is holding commencement ceremonies. Last year, Rutherford ...



Omni Hut Serves Last Meals Today  rutherfordsource.com

After 58 years in business, the beloved Polynesian restaurant Omni Hut in Smyrna is closing. Today, Oct 12, is the Omni Hut's last day in business. Hours for Oct ...



Smyrna Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony  rutherfordsource.com

The Town of Smyrna and the Smyrna VFW invite the community to a remembrance ceremony to honor all Veterans this Veterans Day. The event takes place at ...



Your Town: Stars and Strikes Brings Family Fun  rutherfordsource.com

Walking into Stars and Strikes in Smyrna is like walking into an explosion of sound and light coming from a forest of arcade games the likes of which will entice ...



Blackman's Knox, Otey taking different paths to Arkansas  The Daily News Journal

They committed two months apart and will be signing two months apart, but Blackman's Trey Knox and Adonis Otey are "locked in" to Arkansas.



Rick Rice Named First Head Football Coach at Rockvale  rutherfordsource.com

Rick Rice who has led Wayne County for 21 seasons and won the 2011 Class 1A state title has been named as the first head football coach for the Rockets.



3 Rutherford Elementary Schools to Provide 'Breakfast in the Classroom'  rutherfordsource.com

Beginning in August, Rutherford County Schools will offer a free “Breakfast in the Classroom” program.



New Arts Alliance Promotes Rutherford County's Creative Culture  rutherfordsource.com

A broad coalition of community volunteers announced the launch of Rutherford Arts Alliance.



Athens Prep takes top players, coach with troubled past from area schools  The Daily News Journal

Former Oakland standout Keishawn Davidson recently transferred to Athens Prep, and former Siegel standout James Franklin Jr. is part of the academy's ...



44 Holloway High Students Earn ACT WorkKeys Certification  rutherfordsource.com

44 Holloway High Students Earn ACT WorkKeys Certification.



Man Arrested After Stealing Vehicle With Child Inside  rutherfordsource.com

On Sunday afternoon, Smyrna PD responded to a call of a stolen vehicle that had been taken from Valero Market.



Nashville-area high school football roundup, Week 9  The Tennessean

Tennessee high school football roundup, featuring games from the Nashville area.



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