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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Murfreesboro to present fireworks display July 4

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The City of Murfreesboro will
present its annual fireworks display from a new location this year to celebrateIndependence Day July 4. Although there will be no official venue with games,
music or food, organizers are planning virtual activities leadin...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group Updates Guidance (June 4)

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Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group continues to advance the state’s reopening plan, issuing updated guidelines today for close contact service businesses, exercise facilities and recreation activities under the Tennessee Pledge.

For mo...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Public Hearing and ‘First Reading’ on FY21 Budget June 4

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The Murfreesboro City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider ‘First Reading’ of the FY21 Budget ordinance, proposed tax rate, and appropriation ordinances, Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Local artist to be featured in the Rotunda of City Hall June 2-July 23


Murfreesboro Cultural Arts
will host a virtual reception featuring the works of local artist JamesThrealkill on June 12 at 6 p.m. The exhibit, Kaleidoscope of Color, opens
June 2 and runs through July 23. 

Via Facebook, viewers will take a vir...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Mayor McFarland schedules ‘Live Televised Briefing’ June 1 on Facebook, CityTV and WGNS

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Mayor Shane McFarland will hold a Live televised briefing Monday, June 1, at 6 p.m. to update citizens on Covid-19. To watch the briefing live on Facebook, go to .

The televised briefing will be carried live on...

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In The News
Posted on: May 31, 2020

Mayor McFarland declares local ‘State of Emergency’

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Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland issued an order Sunday, May 31, 2020, declaring a local ‘State of Emergency’ for the City of Murfreesboro in response to circumstances nationwide that have led to unlawful activities, including violen...

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In The News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Local United Way featured on “The Insider”: City of Murfreesboro Podcast with Meagan Flippin

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Meeting the needs of people in your community. That’s what United Way is all about. Education, health, financial stability, housing, and food are just a few of the critical ways United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties solves problems. With ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Rutherford County's COVID-19 Case Count Rises to More Than 1,000 Over Memorial Day Weekend


Rutherford County reached an
unfortunate but inevitable milestone over Memorial Day weekend as its number ofCOVID-19 positive cases rose to more than 1,000. 

The Tennessee Department of Health reported Monday that
Rutherford County had to date...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

City Building & Codes Department Schedules Stakeholders Meeting June 2

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The Murfreesboro Building & Codes Department has scheduled a special Stakeholders Meeting concerning proposed sign changes, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 111 W. Vine St., City Hall, Murfreesbor...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Parks and Recreation cancels June summer camps


Summer camps organized by Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department (MPRD) are canceled for the month of June. Participants have been notified, and registration fees will be fully refunded.

“We know it’s disappointing for the kids,&a...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Parks & Rec reopening on “The Insider”: City of Murfreesboro Podcast features Nate Williams

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The Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department began a phased reopening of facilities Monday, May 4, 2020. Find out which facilities are open in Phase 1 and the strategy for safely and gradually easing restrictions for facilities as part of the &l...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

New fire station opens in one of Murfreesboro’s fastest growing areas


Murfreesboro residents in the Blackman and Gateway areas should receive quicker response times after Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) opened Fire Station 11 Sunday, May 3, on Blaze Drive adjacent to Blackman High School.

The new $3.9 million stat...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

City Hall, some facilities reopening to public in phased-in approach May 6

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Murfreesboro City Hill will reopen to the public Wednesday, May 6 as the City continues a measured, phased “reopening” under Gov. Lee’s Tennessee Pledge guidelines and expired “Stay-at-Home” Order lifted o...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

MTSU intends to resume on-campus, in-person class operations this fall

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Middle Tennessee State University will move forward with its COVID-19 preparations with a goal of resuming on-campus, in-person classes and operations in August for the Fall 2020 semester, MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee announced Thursday.

“The ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

2020 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.

 New Year’s Day, Wednesday Jan 1, 2020 NO CHANGES

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