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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Engineer Nobles Retiring After 29 Years


After 29 years at Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department, Engineer Ronald “Ronnie” Nobles will be handing in the keys to his engine on July 1.

Nobles started in June 1990 after two years of attempting to get hired on with the department. “I’ve always wanted to be a firefighter,” says Nobles. “I had several relatives in the fire service, and I also like to ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Tennessee Announces 2019-20 Teacher of the Year Finalists

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Murfreesboro City Schools teacher, Sarah Chumney, has been selected as the Teacher of the Year state finalist for Mid-Cumberland region. Chumney joined Murfreesboro City Schools in 2011 and most recently served as an English as Second Language (ESL) teach...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

City Council approves FY20 Budget with first Property Tax Hike in 20 years

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The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (June 13) approved the City’s $186.2 million proposed FY20 General Fund Budget on second reading following special Budget Reviews in April, May and June. The balanced budget includes a property tax rate of ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

MTSU News: McPhee to Board of Trustees: MTSU top choice of Tennessee Promise transfers

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Middle Tennessee State University is the No. 1 choice of Tennessee Promise students who have transferred from one of the state’s community colleges to a four-year institution.  In other business, trustees approved a slight increase in t...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Main Street News: Sarah Callender hired as new Main Street executive director

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Sarah Callender has been hired by the Main Street Board of
Directors as the organization’s new executive director, replacing KathleenHerzog, who is retiring.

“I am th...

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Main Street Murfreesboro website (Link) In The News
Posted on: June 17, 2019

MTSU News: Q1 TENN. HOUSING MARKET REPORT: Single-family permits trend downward; prices rise

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Tennessee’s housing report for the first quarter of 2019 shows mixed signals, with single-family permits trending downward even as the economy and job market continue on solid footing.

That’s according to the latest quarterly housing re...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Murfreesboro to host 'Celebration Under the Stars' July 4

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The City of Murfreesboro will host its annual “Celebration Under the Stars” Thursday, July 4 at McKnight Park. Festivities kick off with a “Rock the Pool” party from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at Boro Beach behind the ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

The 42nd Annual ‘Uncle Dave Macon Days’ and more ‘In the City’ this month


The 42nd Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days returns to Cannonsburgh Village, July 12-13. “In the City” features the official announcement of this year’s world class musical talent. Watch the June edition of CityTV’S telev...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

City recognizes GIS Informational Technology employees as STARS

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A hard-working group of GIS employees received STARS Awards June 12 for going above and beyond in their jobs for the City.

The City recognized three Geographical Information System (GIS) employees who work in the Information Technology Department: Gerald L...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Main Street launches summertime fun with 'Friday Night Live' and 'Saturday Market'

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 As the hot temperatures can attest, it’s summertime in Murfreesboro. That means the nonprofit Main Street program is in full swing. 

Saturday, June 1, marks the first Saturday Market, set for 8 a.m. to noon. The wildly popular ...

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Main Street Murfreesboro website (Link) In The News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

CHOW Bus Provides Food this Summer May 28-July 26


Murfreesboro City Schools’ Nutrition Department will sponsor the free Summer Food Service Program at twenty eight locations from May 28-July 26, 2019.  

Designated school cafeterias, Patterson Park, McFadden Center, Discovery Center and ...

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Murfreesboro City Schools webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

MTSU News: Hop Springs, MTSU fermentation science program celebrate grand opening

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— Some 150 agritourism, music and food and beverage enthusiasts helped Middle Tennessee State University’s fermentation science program and partner Hop Springs celebrate a ribbon-cutting at the beer park’s operations Thursday...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Vanderbilt LifeFlight Gets new home at Murfreesboro Airport


Vanderbilt LifeFlight’s helicopter based in Murfreesboro has a new home at the Murfreesboro Airport. LifeFlight 5, which has been based in Rutherford County since 2012, is leasing 3,500 square feet inside the airport’s new TDK hanger.


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Posted on: April 22, 2019

MTSU Survey News: Business leaders feel better about ‘steadily improving economy’

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Tennessee business leaders have a more positive economic outlook this spring despite concerns about the Mueller report and finding qualified workers, according to the latest Tennessee Business Barometer by MTSU’s Jones College of Business.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Council finalizes Cooperative Use Agreement with TSSA

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The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (April 4) approved a 20-year Cooperative Use Agreement with the Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA) for Richard Siegel Soccer Complex. The formal agreement comes after TSSA voted December 1, 2018, to accept the...

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Richard Siegel Soceer Complex webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Council OKs Neel Schaffer consulting on Mercury Blvd. Phase 2

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The Murfreesboro City Council approved Neel Schaffer, Inc. Thursday (March 21) to provide $235,870 in professional consulting contract services for the Mercury Blvd. Sidewalk Construction Project. The services are necessary for Phase 2 of the federally fu...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

MTSU Survey: Tennessee consumer outlook ‘modestly’ improved in 2019

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Results from the most recent Tennessee Consumer Outlook Survey by MTSU indicate consumers’ outlook on the economy has improved modestly following a steady decline from an all-time high this time last year. 

The Tennessee Consumer Outlook...

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Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index (Link) In The News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

City launches user-friendly Open Finance Portal

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The City of Murfreesboro announced Monday (March 11) the launching of a new government Open Finance Portal that allows easy-access to City financial data.

“We are pleased to announce the new Socrata Open Finance Portal for open access and transpa...

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City of Murfreesboro Open Finance Portal In The News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Solid Waste Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

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Solid Waste collection changes during holidays. Please refer to the Murfreesboro Solid Waste Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule for changes in garbage pickup.

Veterans Day, Sunday Nov. 11, 2018 (Observed Mon. Nov. 12) Monday moved to Tuesday - Tuesday mo...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Behind The Badge Episode 1

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This is the debut episode of "Behind The Badge", a look at the news and news makers of the Murfreesboro Police Department. Hosted by MPD Public Information Officer Larry Flowers.

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

2018 Annual Water Quality Report

2018 Annual Water Quality Report

The goal of this water quality report is to provide you with information regarding your drinking water. We want to keep you informed about the water and services that we have delivered to you over the past year and we are pleased to provide you with this ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Water Resource Integration Plan


MWRD is excited to publish our Water Resource Integration Plan (WRIP).  This document was prepared as a companion document to the City’s Murfreesboro 2035 comprehensive plan.  With the anticipated growth of this community, MWRD believed ...

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