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Posted on: November 18, 2020

City offices closing in observance of Thanksgiving Day holiday Nov. 26-27

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City Hall and most other city offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. St. Clair Street Senior Center will also be closed Thursday and Friday.  Rover, the City’s...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

'Small Business Saturday' Shop Local Saturday, Nov. 28

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Main Street is asking our community to "Take the Pledge" and commit to shop in, eat at, or visit a small business each week! A weekly downtown gift basket will be given away each Monday in November as a thank you to everyone who shops downtown a...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Extended hours bookend Tennessee's Thanksgiving holiday to encourage COVID-19 Testing

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Governor Bill Lee’s Unified Command Group is making more COVID-19 testing options available for Tennesseans statewide leading up to and just after Thanksgiving. 

 

The Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee National Guard w...

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City News
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Barfield Park Greenway Trailhead, Siegel Park artificial turf and more ‘In the City’ this month

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The latest edition of “In the City” is available for viewing via YouTube and other platforms this month. The November episode of ‘In the City’ with Michael Linn White features new artificial turf at Richard Siegel S...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

City Property Taxes due Dec. 31, 2020, without interest

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Finance Director and City Recorder/Treasurer Melissa Wright reminds property owners to pay property taxes on time.  City property taxes are due by Dec. 31, without incurring interest charges for being late. 

 

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Rutherford County to reinstate face covering Order effective Wednesday, October 28 at 11:59 p.m. CDT

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Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday afternoon that the Rutherford County Face Covering Order will be reinstated effective Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. CDT.

 

“This is not a decision that I make lightly,” said Ketron....

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Cathy Smith named City Purchasing Director

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City Manager Craig Tindall has named Cathy Smith as Director of Purchasing for the City of Murfreesboro.  As the principal procurement official, Smith reports directly to Assistant City Manager Gary Whitaker and the City Manager. Smith, who was a...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Quicker alarm response time expected with implementation of Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP)

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Murfreesboro becomes the 7th Emergency Communications Center in Tennessee to decrease processing and response times for home and business alarm-related calls by implementing The Monitoring Association’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol program or...

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City News
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Murfreesboro City Schools announces new Finance Director

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Ralph Ringstaff, Interim Director of Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS), is pleased to announce Michael Smith has been named Finance Director. Smith will be responsible for supervising the budget and financial operations for MCS.  

 

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

City Street and Fleet Department employees receive STARS Award

Stars Winners Jeremy Vassar and Anthony Wolfe Standing with STARS Awards

Murfreesboro Street Department employee Anthony Wolfe and Fleet Department employee Jeremy Vassar have been named STARS (Succeeding Through Attitudes Reflecting Service Excellence) award recipients. Mayor Shane McFarland recognized Wolfe and Vass...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

New Airport Terminal featured on “The Insider”: City of Murfreesboro Podcast

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Murfreesboro’s new Municipal Airport Terminal is featured in the latest edition of “The Insider,” the City’s monthly podcast. Listen to “Insider” at The Insider Podcast

If you prefer to watch the podcast on YouTube, including video and ph...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

CityTV earns 19 NATOA Awards in 2020 for Programming Excellence

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Murfreesboro’s CityTV was again recognized nationally for quality government television programming from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA).  Murfreesboro’s government-oriented televis...

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City News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

City’s annual Fall Leaf Collection set to get underway Oct. 12

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Fall Leaf Collection season begins October 12 and continues through December 31, 2020.   Residents can start making plans for the second weekend in October for raking leaves and sprucing up the yard ahead of winter. 

 

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Gov. Lee Announces $50 Million in New Business Relief Funding

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group (FSAG) today announced an initial $50 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds for the new Supplemental Employer Recovery Grant (SERG) program to provide addi...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

City Council approves contract for replacement of Airport Hangar

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The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (Oct. 1) approved a Design-Build contract with Morgan Construction for replacement of Hangar 1. Construction on the 19,000 square-foot modern facility is scheduled to begin in early November with anticipated completi...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

City Water Resources begins N. Highland Ave. water and sewer upgrades

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Water Resources Operations and Maintenance (O&M) is scheduled to begin work on water and/or sewer replacements in the N. Highland neighborhood, beginning Monday, Aug. 24.  No through traffic will be allowed on streets where sewer and water li...

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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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