Articles by Haisten Willis





Smyrna COVID-19 sign

Smyrna Mayor Issues Statement on COVID-19

In a nearly empty city hall, Smyrna Mayor Derek Norton issued a lengthy statement on the COVID-19 virus response Monday night, updating citizens on the city’s course of action and…



Smyrna Police Chief Joe Bennett

Smyrna to get new police chief

Following a seven-year run as Smyrna’s Chief of Police, David Lee will retire on Friday, to be replaced by deputy chief Joe Bennett. The move was approved by a 7-0…




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…