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Advance Financial Awards Scholarships  tntribune.com

NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville-based Advance Financial awarded scholarships to 10 outstanding Tennessee students at a banquet at Little Italy Maggiano's on ...



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.



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 ...



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.



One valedictorian per high school? Majority of Rutherford school board likes the idea  The Daily News Journal

Having multiple valedictorians from each Rutherford County high school may come to an end because most board officials favor one top-of-the-class honoree.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



A look back at 2006, the year Rutherford County high school seniors entered kindergarten  The Daily News Journal

Back in 2006, George W. Bush was president, "Borat" was a box office smash and Miley Cyrus hit the small screen, as "Hannah Montana" made its Disney ...



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.



MTSU Marketing and Communications Team Earns 17 Awards  rutherfordsource.com

Middle Tennessee State University's “We Are Music” marketing campaign, which highlighted the music industry work of current students and alumni in three ...



Stewarts Creek High Teen Missing  rutherfordsource.com

Lamar Hinton Jr., 16, of Rutherford County has been missing since April 30, said Rutherford County Sheriff's Detective Andre'a Knox.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Smyrna Holds Surplus Online Auction Through May 7  rutherfordsource.com

The Town of Smyrna is currently holding a surplus auction on GovDeals through May 7th.



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 ...



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 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.



Rutherford County Schools Selects Two New Principals  rutherfordsource.com

By JAMES EVANS Rutherford County Schools. Following a retirement and a promotion, Director of Schools Bill Spurlock has named two new principals — one ...



Simply Smyrna Kicks off Arts and Entertainment Events in June  rutherfordsource.com

Simply Smyrna, which took place June 1, was the initial event of a whole month of activities celebrating the arts and entertainment in the Town of Smyrna.



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 ...



Nolan Drive Relocation Project Underway in Smyrna  rutherfordsource.com

Work has started on the Nolan Drive Relocation Project. The Smyrna Greenway will be closed from the Smyrna Event Center to Lee Victory Recreation Park on ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Smyrna Road Closures for Top Gun Night Run May 31  rutherfordsource.com

The inaugural Top Gun Night Run takes place the night of Friday, May 31. Be aware of some road closures in the area.



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.



Smyrna Middle School expansion project 'special' for students, staff  The Daily News Journal

Improvements to former Smyrna High campus gives school 14 new classrooms, larger cafeteria.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



Update on Current Smyrna Road Projects  rutherfordsource.com

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



Scene Around Town: Home 2 Suites/Tru by Hilton Smyrna Grand Opening  rutherfordsource.com

Home 2 Suites/Tru by Hilton Smyrna held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Feb 13th to celebrate their newest location at 960 Colonnade Drive ...



Missing Child Located, Suspect Still at Large  rutherfordsource.com

UPDATE 4:47 AM – The father/suspect released the child to a relative earlier this morning. That relative released the child to law enforcement and the child was ...



Rutherford County Schools Dismissing 2 Hours Early  rutherfordsource.com

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



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 ...



Winter Weather School Delays for January 29  rutherfordsource.com

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



Smyrna Kids Safety Day Takes Place May 18  rutherfordsource.com

Smyrna Kid's Safety Day will be held on Saturday, May 18 from 9 AM - 1:00 PM at the Smyrna Outdoor Adventure Center.



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.



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.



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

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



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 ...



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.



RCS Announces Free Summer Food Locations  rutherfordsource.com

Rutherford County Schools has announced locations and times for this year's federally funded Summer Food Program.



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 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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



Smyrna Christmas Parade Sunday  rutherfordsource.com

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



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 ...



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

BOYS. All members of the Tennessean All-Midstate boys bowling team are nominees for the boys bowler of the year. The winner will be announced on May 31 ...



Smyrna PD Search for Auto Burglars  rutherfordsource.com

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



MCS Announces New Administrator Hires  rutherfordsource.com

Murfreesboro City Schools Announces New Administrator Hires.



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'



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.



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.



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.



New Family Entertainment Center Opens in Smyrna  rutherfordsource.com

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



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 ...



Smyrna Middle School undergoes $11.7M addition to ease overcrowding  WKRN News 2

The new school year greeted students with a new $11.7 million addition to the school.



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.



500 athletes from area schools compete in largest Special Olympics in Tennessee  The Daily News Journal

Lou Paschall ends 15-year run as Area 16 Special Olympics coordinator.



List of Roads Closed Due to Flooding  rutherfordsource.com

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



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.



7 Locally Owned Stores to Shop for Father's Day  rutherfordsource.com

Find a great gift for Dad this Father's Day with these local gift ideas.



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.



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.



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.



Scene Around Town: Avid Hotel Groundbreaking  rutherfordsource.com

Avid, an IHG Hotel, broke ground at 800 Expo Drive, Smyrna earlier this month.



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.



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 ...



Smyrna Hosts National Night Out  rutherfordsource.com

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



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.



Sequatchie County baseball team headed to Class AA state tournament for first time since 1996  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Collin Hudson threw his baseball glove high in the air and made no effort to dodge the teammates who dogpiled on top of him.



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.



Over 900 Nonprofits to Participate in The Big Payback Today  rutherfordsource.com

A total of 964 Middle Tennessee nonprofits — including schools and religious institutions — from 35 counties will be participating in The Big Payback, ...



Graduation 2018: Eagleville, Smyrna and Holloway celebrate seniors  The Daily News Journal

Eagleville continues tradition of holding graduation on school campus.



Great Tennessee Air Show Brings Youth Up Close with Aviation  rutherfordsource.com

The Great Tennessee Air Show took place June 8th and 9th. While the highlight of the event was the amazing flying performances, the event brings visitors ...



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 Parks & Rec Summer Job Openings  rutherfordsource.com

The Town of Smyrna Parks and Recreation Department is hiring GateHouse Clerks at SplashTown Pool & Splash Pad Attendants at Gregory Mill Splash Pad.



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.



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

A group of teens allegedly spotted breaking into vehicles in a Smyrna neighborhood are also accused of leading police on a chase.



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.



Public Invited to Lee Victory Park Playground Presentation  rutherfordsource.com

Smyrna Rotary Club invites the community to a presentation about the upcoming all-inclusive playground to be constructed at Lee Victory Park.



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



RaceTrac Gas Station Coming to Murfreesboro  rutherfordsource.com

The gas station/convenience store RaceTrac held a ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate its expansion into Tennessee April 23. RaceTrac's leadership team ...



The Salt Barn Holds Ribbon Cutting  rutherfordsource.com

Almost a year after opening, The Salt Barn, in Smyrna, recently celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.



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