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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Revised FEMA Flood Maps review process underway; preliminary maps available for review

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Flooding is one of the costliest disasters in the U.S., resulting in $4 billion in annual property damage and one of the highest losses of life due to natural disaster. 

 

Following the Covid-19 delay in 2020, the Federal Emergency Managem...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Community Investment Study Group meets May 12

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The Community Investment Study Group will meet Wednesday, May 12, 2021, to continue developing recommendations on best management of MED Proceeds. The special committee will meet at 4:00 p.m. at the Murfreesboro Airport, 1930 Memorial Blvd., in Murfreesbo...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Rutherford County Health Dept. offering walk-in option vaccinations at State Farm Operations Center

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The Rutherford County Health Department announced today (April 27) it is offering walk-in options for individuals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at State Farm Operations Center.  Appointments are highly encouraged but not required. 

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

The Center for the Arts presents two outdoor shows in May

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The Center for the Arts presents two outdoor shows in May: "The Savannah Sipping Society" running May 7 to 9 at Cannonsburgh Village and “Little Women” running May 21-23 at The Fountains at Gateway.

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

St. Clair Street Senior Center Art Exhibit Opens in City Rotunda April 27

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The public is invited to the City Hall Rotunda Exhibit featuring works by artists from St. Clair Street Senior Center from Tuesday, April 27 through Thursday, June 24. Exhibit hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and admission is free.

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Mayor recognizes Carson Elders, Street Department Crew Leader, with STARS Award

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Street Department Crew Leader Carson Elders has been named STARS award recipient for March 2021 after demonstrating his concern for safety and sharing his expertise with other employees. Mayor McFarland recognized Elder during the City Council me...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

MTSU Tenn. Business Barometer: Sunnier outlook soars among state’s business leaders in April

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Outlook for the future has improved dramatically in the last three months among the state’s business leaders, according to the latest Tennessee Business Barometer by MTSU’s Jones College of Business.

 

The latest Tennessee Busin...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

MTSU groundbreaking for new $40.1M School of Concrete and Construction Management building

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Middle Tennessee State University officials broke ground Tuesday, April 6, on a much-needed 54,000-square-foot, $40.1 million School of Concrete and Construction Management building.

 

With special guests, industry partners and alumni on h...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

MTSU survey: Tennessee consumers more optimistic as spring arrives

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Outlook among Tennessee consumers has improved noticeably heading into the spring and summer months, according to the latest statewide survey by Middle Tennessee State University.

 

The Tennessee Overall Outlook Index crept bac...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Public Works Department employee Jeff Todd receives STARS Award

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Murfreesboro Public Works Department employee Jeff Todd has been named STARS award recipient for February 2021. Todd’s quick action in calling 9-1-1 is credited with helping prevent the fire loss of a duplex along with personal belongings. Mayor ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Affordable Housing, MHA featured on The Insider Podcast

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The Murfreesboro Housing Authority is featured in the latest edition of “The Insider,” the City’s monthly podcast, premiering Saturday, March 20. Listen to this edition of “Insider” at https://cityofmurfreesborotn.podbean.com/. The guest for this edition ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

MTSU Report: Q4 Housing Market in Tennessee shows positive trends

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Tennessee’s housing report data for the last quarter of 2020 “generally show positive growth in Tennessee’s economy” with the housing market seeing “strong upswings” in single-f...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Speed Cushion Pilot Program dedicated to study of neighborhood traffic safety improvement

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The City of Murfreesboro recently installed traffic speed cushions on Alexander Boulevard to slow traffic on the busy stretch of roadway in a residential neighborhood. 

 

The City Engineering Department has developed a “Speed Cus...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Council adopts resolution creating Community Investment Study Group on MED Proceeds

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday (Feb. 25) to create a Community Investment Study Group to provide advice on handling proceeds from the sale of the City’s Electric Department to Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporatio...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Road projects featured on “The Insider”: City of Murfreesboro Podcast

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Murfreesboro’s many road projects are featured in the latest edition of “The Insider,” the City’s monthly podcast, beginning Friday, Feb. 5. Listen to this edition of “Insider” at https://cityofm...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

City maintains Moody’s Aa1 and S&P 500 Global AA Ratings on General Obligation debt

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Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a Aa1 rating to the City of Murfreesboro’s $65 million General Obligation Bonds, Series 2021. In addition, Standard and Poor’s (S&P Global) has assigned an AA rating for this issue. ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Murfreesboro Cultural Arts announces 2021 Laureates

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The City of Murfreesboro Cultural Arts announced the 2021 recipients of the Murfreesboro laureate honor today.  Dancer laureate Meg Brooker and Actor laureate Cameron L. Mitchell join Poet laureate Amie Whittemore after being selected from a tale...

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