Articles by Haisten Willis


Swearing-in ceremony in Smyrna

Swearing-in Night in Smyrna

Seven city council members, Smyrna’s first new mayor in 35 years, the city administrator, attorney, clerk and a host of judges were all sworn in for new terms before a…



Smyrna City Hall in article Smyrna bans smoking downtown

Smyrna bans smoking downtown

Drinking yes, smoking no. Nearly two years after voting to allow open containers of alcohol in its downtown district, the Smyrna City Council voted 6-1 Monday night to ban smoking…




Mayor Max Bacon with the bobblehead modeled on him

Max Bacon gets his own bobblehead

As he wraps up the last of his 35 years in office, Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon is being honored by groups and organizations across the local landscape and presented with…