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News Flash

Posted on: February 20, 2019

City of Murfreesboro to Activate Emergency Operations Center Wednesday Morning

Updated Flood Advisory Area

In preparation for an ever-increasing amount of rainfall and flooding in several areas of the city and county, the City of Murfreesboro will be activating the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), located at the Murfreesboro Police Department Headquarters, b...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 23, 2019

UPDATE from City of Murfreesboro’s EOC

EOC Afternoon Briefing 2.23.19

The City of Murfreesboro’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains activated at the Murfreesboro Police Department Headquarters as more inclement and potentially dangerous weather is expected into the evening hours.

According to the National Weather Service, Rutherford County is under a Tornado Watch until 10:00 pm CST. Additional rain and high/sustainable winds are possible.

“Our main concern with the high winds anticipated for this evening is the possibili...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Morning Update from City of Murfreesboro EOC

EOC Morning Briefing

The City of Murfreesboro’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) located at the Murfreesboro Police Department Headquarters has been activated since 4:00 Thursday afternoon.

The purpose of the EOC activation is to more quickly and efficiently deploy resources for potential upcoming weather-related events and to enhance communications between city departments and other agency partners.  

With more rain coming in Friday...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Quick Update from City of Murfreesboro Emergency Operations Center

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No weather-related responses thus far. No requests for mutual aid.

Rutherford County is under a Flash Flood Warning until 1:30 pm CST. The rain is expected to level off until around 3:00 pm. Another band of heavy showers is expected from 3:00 pm-5:30 pm, w...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: February 20, 2019

City of Murfreesboro to Activate Emergency Operations Center Wednesday Morning

Updated Flood Advisory Area

In preparation for an ever-increasing amount of rainfall and flooding in several areas of the city and county, the City of Murfreesboro will be activating the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), located at the Murfreesboro Police Department Headquarters, b...

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Fire & Rescue

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Updated Road Closings from City of Murfreesboro Emergency Operations Center

Flooded Turn Around

The City of Murfreesboro’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains activated at the Murfreesboro Police Department Headquarters as more inclement and potentially dangerous weather is expected into the evening hours.

According to the National We...

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Alert Rutherford In The News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

MTSU News: 24th Regional Science Olympiad to attract nearly 500 students Feb. 23

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Central Magnet in the high school division and St. Rose of Lima in the middle school category are scheduled to return to defend their respective titles at the 24th Regional Science Olympiad at MTSU from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 23.

Nearly 50...

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In The News
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Community Development Department Issues Notice of Funding Availability

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The City of Murfreesboro anticipates receiving funding for the fiscal year July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Tennessee Housing and Development Agency. Grant Amounts are estimated on...

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Community Development Department webpage In The News
Posted on: February 21, 2019

‘Calendar Girls’ premiers March 1 at Center for the Arts

Calendar Girls Full Cast

Calendar Girls, a comedic stage play, follows six women as they pose for a calendar that raises money for Leukemia research, opens at the Center for the Arts March 1. The Center has partnered with Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to raise awareness of their ...

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In The News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Special Meeting of Murfreesboro Parks Commission March 4

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The Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Commission will meet in a Special Meeting Monday, March 4, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at Patterson Park Community Center, Meeting Room A, to review and discuss the Draft Master Plan of the Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation...

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Parks & Recreation webpage In The News
Posted on: February 14, 2019

City Council approves $58 million debt issuance

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The Murfreesboro City Council Wednesday (Feb. 13) approved a Detailed Bond Resolution and Loan Agreement with SunTrust Bank to fund $58 million in 2019 Capital Improvement Projects with a 2.84 percent interest rate over a 15-year term.  

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City of Murfreesboro homepage In The News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Sixth Annual ATHENA Awards at Embassy Suites Murfreesboro April 12

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RUTHERFORD Cable, founding sponsor, is proud to announce the 2019 ATHENA International Leadership Awards Nominees. Now in its sixth year, the local Rutherford County awards have a wonderful group of diverse and outstanding women to celebrate. 

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In The News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

February ‘In the City’ available on Facebook, YouTube and airing on CityTV

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Learn about the City’s proposed Core Overlay Zoning District for downtown and more in the February episode of Murfreesboro’s ‘In the City.’ Watch the monthly television magazine show on Facebook and CityTV or anytim...

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In The News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

MTSU News: Blackman Collegiate Academy juniors discover MTSU offerings

Learning about foreign languages

Blackman High School juniors who are part of the Blackman Collegiate Academy partnership with MTSU learned about biology research, how foreign languages can enhance their lives, unmanned aircraft systems and more.

Eighty Blackman students visited MTSU Tues...

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In The News
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Feb. 19 Informational Open House for Expansion and Update of City Core Overlay

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The City of Murfreesboro Planning Department will hold an informational open house on the update and expansion of the City Core Overlay Zoning District, Tuesday, February 19, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The information session will be held in the rotunda on the...

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Proposed City Core Overlay Zoning District In The News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

MFRD Begins Operations at New Station 4 February 4

Station 4 Medical Center Parkway

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department began operating out of the new Fire Station 4 located at 1321 Medical Center Parkway at 7:00 am Monday, February 4.

The previous Station 4, located on Jones Boulevard, will no longer be accessible to the public.

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MFRD webpage In The News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

MCS Cheer Wins at Nationals

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The MCS Competition Cheer Junior Rec Team placed 2nd in the Nation in the Junior Rec Division during the National High School Cheerleading Championship with zero deductions in their routine. The MCS Youth Rec Team placed 10th in the nation in their divisi...

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In The News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

City offices and facilities closed for ‘Presidents’ Day’ holiday Feb. 18

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In observance of ‘Presidents’ Day,’ all City of Murfreesboro offices, recreational facilities and senior services at St. Clair Street Senior Center will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019.

Rover, the City’s public transportation service, will not run on th...

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In The News
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Council authorizes property swap for extension of W. Northfield Blvd.

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday (Jan. 31) to authorize a property exchange agreement with New Vision Baptist Church for the extension of West Northfield Boulevard.  The agreement allows the City to acquire right of ...

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In The News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

MCS Cheer grabs bid for Nationals Feb. 8-10

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Two MCS Competition Cheer Teams have won their bid to the National High School Cheerleading Championship at Disney this weekend. Thirty-three students from across the district have

trained, fundraised and cheered their way to the national championship sche...

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Murfreesboro City Schools website In The News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

TENN. BUSINESS BAROMETER: Business leaders’ outlook takes sharp dip amid future ‘uncertainty’

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The Tennessee Business Barometer dropped sharply from the end of last year, according to the latest snapshot of business leaders’ opinions as measured by MTSU’s Jones College of Business. The Business Barometer Index now stands at 355,...

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Tennessee Business Barometer Index Full Report In The News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Discovery Center to open ‘MathRox’ exhibit Feb. 9

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The Discovery Center has a new formula for fun: the MathRox featured exhibit, opening this Saturday, Feb. 9. The exhibit, which is included with general admission, allows visitors to divide and conquer a range of life-size games, puzzles and building chal...

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Discovery Center 'MathRox' In The News
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Destination Rutherford News: Interstate Warehousing Expanding Murfreesboro Facility

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Interstate Warehousing, one of the largest public refrigerated warehouse companies in the United States, is expanding the Murfreesboro, TN cold storage distribution center once again. The latest expansion will add another 115,000 square feet and 16,000 pa...

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In The News
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Linebaugh Hosts Master Gardeners Series Feb. 2-Nov. 2

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Linebaugh Public Library is proud to host The Rutherford County Master Gardeners for a series of classes. The classes are the first Saturday of each month, beginning with February 2, at 9 a.m. in the library Board Room on the 2nd floor. This series is fre...

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Linebaugh Library System In The News
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Council adopts increase in Hotel/Motel Tax for Tourism

Siegel Soccer Complex Plan

The Murfreesboro City Council adopted on first reading Thursday (Jan. 17) an increase in the Hotel/Motel occupancy tax from 2.5 percent to 5.0 percent per stay. A second reading to authorize the increase will go to Council Jan. 24 with an effective date o...

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In The News
Posted on: December 17, 2018

City of Murfreesboro ready to tackle winter ice and snow

Ice Snow Slow

City Street Crews are ready to respond to wintry weather conditions by applying salt to bridges and six major routes in Murfreesboro as temperatures drop.  

The City of Murfreesboro is stocked and ready to clear streets of ice and snow during the ...

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Street Department webpage In The News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Golf Department employee Chris Randolph recognized with STARS Award

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Golf Department Shop Manager Christopher Randolph has been named STARS award recipient for January 2019.

On Monday, December 17, 2018, Chris Randolph took immediate action in response to the sudden and life-threatening illness of an Old Fort Golf Club patr...

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In The News
Posted on: January 10, 2019

New arts alliance promotes Rutherford County’s creative culture

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A broad coalition of community volunteers announced the launch of Rutherford Arts Alliance, an advocacy group dedicated to identifying, uniting, and promoting arts, culture, and heritage in Rutherford County.

“The overarching goal of Rutherford Arts Allian...

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In The News
Posted on: December 12, 2018

City advises Water Resources customers of $5.00 ‘Solid Waste Fee’ on water billing in 2019

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Effective Jan. 1, 2019, all customers of the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department (MWRD) will notice a newly-assessed $5.00 Solid Waste Fee (per garbage container) that will be included in the utilities’ monthly billing. The City has budgeted for the S...

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Watch YouTube Video In The News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Council Ok’s design contracts, ROW acquisitions for road improvements

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday (December 20) to approve several design, maintenance and consulting contracts for roadway improvements 

Council approved the $84,370 design contract with Nashville-based Energy Land & Infrastructure...

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In The News
Posted on: December 12, 2018

City of Murfreesboro unveils new Airport Terminal Design

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The Murfreesboro City Council reviewed design plans for the new Municipal Airport during a workshop meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 12. The new $4.5 million Airport Terminal will replace the old terminal originally built in 1952 with renovations in 1986. Plans h...

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Watch Video 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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Solid Waste Department website In The News
Posted on: October 5, 2018

RUTHERFORD Cable Announces Launch of 2019 ATHENA Awards

ATHENA program logo

RUTHERFORD Cable is seeking nominations for the 2019 Rutherford ATHENA International Leadership Award and ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award. The ATHENA Award, named for the strong goddess of Greek mythology, is an international program founded in...

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Rutherford Cable website In The News

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

H2O - Help to Others

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H2O (Help 2 Others) - a program funded by our customers to assist those in need with their utility bills. You can add $1, $2, $5, $10 or more to your monthly bill. These funds are then forwarded to Rutherford County Community Helpers to serve the needs of...

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Water Resources
Posted on: March 23, 2018

WRRF Completes Final Phase of Construction

WRRF's new construction complete

The WRRF's (Water Resources Recovery Facility) final phase of construction has been completed and is now online. The 50% plant expansion provides for the City’s rapid population growth. It has a permitted design flow capacity of 20 million gallons per day...

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Water Resources