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Photo and Story by Kenya Anderson/Contributing Writer When most people think about essential jobs, they often think about doctors, nurses, grocery store workers, truck drivers or postal workers. But other professions are unspoken heroes too, such as early childhood educators. Without them, some essential workers wouldn’t even be able to go to work. For many …

Update: The first case of coronavirus has now been reported in Tennessee, as of March 5, 2020. It has no connection to this tweet. An unsubstantiated report of a coronavirus case was tweeted Monday morning by a student at Middle Tennessee State University, and has been confirmed as FALSE by officials at TriStar Stonecrest Medical …

Photos and story by Andrew Nation / Contributing Writer Earth Day — April 22 — is famous for making people aware of the conditions of the planet we live on in an attempt to make a change. Saturday, the Smyrna Outdoor Adventure Center supported this cause by hosting their first Earth Day Celebration, a free …

Photo by Caleb Revill / Reporter The aroma of smoked barbecue was in the air Saturday night at Smyrna’s fourth annual Depot District BBQ Festival on Front Street. Local vendors and barbecue enthusiasts alike prepared freshly cooked barbecue for the large crowd. From barbecue food trucks to hotdog stands and funnel cake booths, attendees were …

Photo by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer If you’re a lover of hot dogs, specifically Oscar Mayer dogs, this one’s for you: the famous Weinermobile is in town and looking to serve you! The Weinermobile will spend a year touring the United States to spread the word of their new and improved hot dog, and …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor The Smyrna Public Library recently received a technology grant for almost $9,000 from the Tennessee State Library and Archives, which will allow the library to purchase the technology needed to create courses that will teach Smyrna residents computer and job preparation skills, as well as allowing them access …