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Posted on: July 31, 2020

MTSU professors' art 'Patterns of Progress' featured in rotunda at City Hall


MTSU Art professors Erin Anfinson, Kathleen O’Connell, Kimberly Dummons, Nicole Foran and Sisavanh Phouthanvong are featured at the Rotunda, July 28-Sept. 10.  The Artists will hold a reception in the City Hall Rotunda, Aug. 14, from 6 ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe announce MAHLE to expand in Murfreesboro


Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today that MAHLE will expand its operations in Murfreesboro by adding approximately 300 jobs. The majority of the new business for Murfreesboro w...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Gov. Lee Unveils Safe Reopening Plan for Tennessee Schools

State of Tennessee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced today the State of Tennessee’s recommendations to reopen schools for the 2020-2021 school year.

“Providing parents a choice in their children’s education is incredibly important,&rdquo...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

MTSU cancels high school marching bands’ annual ‘Contest of Champions’ as safety precaution


MTSU’s School of Music has canceled the nation’s longest-running marching band competition to help keep high school competitors and their supporters from across the region safe in the ongoing pandemic.

Interim School of Music Director J...

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Video Statement by Jennifer Vannatta-Hall (Link) City News
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Mayor, City, TN Disability Coalition celebrate 30th Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act

Were in this together

The City of Murfreesboro and the Tennessee Disability Coalition are excited to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); one of the United States’ most important pieces of civil rights legislation prohibiting d...

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Video of Tennesseans with Disabilities (Link) City News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

CityTV PSA brings home national Telly Award for Promotional Video

Telly Award

The 41st Annual Telly Awards, the premier award honoring video and television across all screens, has recognized the City of Murfreesboro’s ‘Phone Distraction’ PSA’ as winner in the Local TV: General-Public...

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Watch Telly Award-winning PSA on YouTube City News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Rutherford County Imposes Mask Mandate Effective Wednesday, July 22 at 12:00 a.m.


Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday afternoon that Rutherford County will officially impose a mask mandate beginning Wednesday, July 22 at 12:00 a.m.

“We are still asking the community to be #RutherfordResponsible,” sai...

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#RutherfordResponsible Video City News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

MTSU's Tenn. Business Barometer: Outlook among business leaders improves as businesses reopen

TN Biz Barometer Chart-July2020

As businesses began reopening from the COVID-19 economic shutdown in recent months, outlook among Tennessee business leaders has improved, according to the latest Tennessee Business Barometer by MTSU’s Jones College of Business.

The latest index ...

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MTSU Tennessee Business Barometer Survey (Link) City News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

2020 Census featured on “The Insider”; June Iljana, U.S. Census Media Specialist

Insider Promotional Image-2020 Census Update

Have You Been Counted? If not, there’s still time to respond easily and safely to the 2020 Census online at Those who fail to respond online, by phone or by mail by the end of July will be visited in-person by federal Censu...

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Watch Podcast via YouTube (Link) City News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Maney Avenue development, Youth Golf, Art Laureates and more ‘In the City’


Plans for a new Maney Avenue development is among the features in the latest edition of ‘In the City,’ your source for what’s happening in Murfreesboro. The July episode with Michael Linn White also highlights Youth Golf, Art...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

MFRD receives improved ISO Rating; could lead to lower insurance rates for homes and businesses

MFRD Patch

City of Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) recently received a toprating of Class 1/1X from the Insurance Service Office (ISO), improving from
Class 2/2X rating in 2016. The new rating could lead to lower insurancepremiums for some homeo...

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ISO Ratings (LINK) City News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

City urges residents to ‘Be Counted’ in 2020 Census

062920 Rutherford County Have You Been Counted

Murfreesboro residents are reminded to ‘Be Counted’ as part of the 2020 Census, a civic duty vital to the community’s financial health and well-being. In a year when the coronavirus shuttered businesses and displaced workers,...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Patterson Park Community Center receives grant to support 2021 ‘MLK Jr. Day of Service’ activity


Murfreesboro’s Patterson Park Community Center was awarded a Day of Service grant of $50,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service, to implement Project Dream in support o...

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National Day of Service (Link) City News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Council approves reduced FY21 Budget amid Covid-19 economic stress

FY 21 Cover

The Murfreesboro City Council Wednesday (June 10) approved the City’s adjusted $180.4 million proposed FY21 General Fund Budget on second reading following a special Budget Review meeting in May and a public hearing in June. The FY21 budget is a...

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FY21 Budget (Link) City News
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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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Webpage (Link) City News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

2020 Solid Waste Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

Murfreesboro Solid Waste Logo

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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Solid Waste Department website City News