Posted on: September 21, 2017

MTSU president joins Rep. John Lewis in D.C. for panel discussion on leadership, mentoring

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MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee joined civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis for a panel discussion at the nation’s capital Wednesday (Sept. 20) sponsored by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity on intentional leadership and calling youth to community ser...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

CityTV earns national Awards for “Kids Recycling” and “Don’t Litter” PSAs

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Murfreesboro’s CityTV has again been recognized nationally for quality government television programming. Murfreesboro’s government-oriented television station received a national award during the 32nd annual Government Programming Awa...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Library card-holders can enjoy dynamic content on smartphones, tablets, and compupters

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Linebaugh Public Library System (LPLS) is pleased to announce public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks and Comics, all available through a new partnership with hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com).

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

MPD to open ‘Time Capsule’ to reveal historic cache from 1973 Murfreesboro Sept. 22

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 It was September, 1973. Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in the ‘Battle of the Sexes’ tennis match at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas. Singer-Songwriter Jim Croce died in a plane crash in Louisiana and the Oakland Raider...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Downtown Murfreesboro Business Association celebrates Oktoberfrest with scavenger hunt Sept. 23

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 The Downtown Murfreesboro Business Association will celebrate Oktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. with a scavenger hunt through downtown Murfreesboro hosted by new Murfreesboro business Wild Goose Chase. 

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Water Resources Recovery Facility expands to 24 million gallons a day

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The Water Resources Recovery Facility, formerly known as the Sinking Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant, has increased capacity 50 percent following a major expansion. The facility is located at 2032 Blanton Drive in Murfreesboro, TN 37129.

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Sept. 27 RTA nMotion Transit Strategic Plan Update

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The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), along with Cumberland Region Tomorrow and the Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee (TAMT) will gather for a Transit Summit, Wednesday, Sept. 27, to update the community on the “next steps” f...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Autumn in the Oaks at Oaklands Mansion Sept. 21

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Experience the chores of the mid-1800’s through period crafts, demonstrations, games and hands-on activities when you visit Oaklands Mansion’s “Autumn in the Oaks”, slated for September 21, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. unti...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

World’s Best Dogs returning to Tennessee Miller Coliseum to compete for World Championship Titles

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 The most prestigious event in the world of canine sports, the Cynosport® World Games, will be taking over Murfreesboro October 25-29. More than 1,000 canines and their human teammates from around the globe are participating in this fun, fur-flyi...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

City Wins 2017 ‘Significant Achievement’ Award for UAS Program

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The City of Murfreesboro has received a Significant Achievement Award from the Public Technology Institute for the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Program first initiated in 2015. The 2017 Technology Solutions Awards recognizes PTI member local governments...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

City launches user-friendly website after year-long redesign

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The City of Murfreesboro is proud to announce the launch of an innovative design to its new city government website. The new user-friendly site can be accessed at the same location, www.murfreesborotn.gov. The City invites visitors to explore the new site...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Metro Nashville home prices increase 10.3 percent in Q2, according to BERC

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Tennessee’s housing market in the second quarter of 2017 remained “vibrant” even as closings and inventory dipped slightly from the previous quarter, according to the latest statewide quarterly report from the MTSU Business and Economic Research Center.

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Spring Branch sees water quality improvement

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A unique renovation project aimed at enhancing the water quality of Spring Branch in Old Fort Park is bearing fruit in measurable ways including increases in the Tennessee Macroinvertebrate Index (TMI), a water quality benchmark used to measure biological...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

City Transportation Dept. Public Meeting on Mercury Blvd. Sept. 18

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The City of Murfreesboro will conduct a public meeting at Hobgood Elementary School, Monday, September 18, 2017 from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. to discuss the purpose, need, and proposed design of installation of sidewalks along Mercury Blvd. (U.S. 70) from Midd...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Public Open House on Design Guidelines for Citywide Development Sept. 18

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A Public Open House is scheduled Monday, Sept. 18, from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. in the City Hall Rotunda at 111 West Vine Street in Murfreesboro to receive input from the public on proposed design guidelines for Murfreesboro development citywide. The format of the ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2017

City of Murfreesboro Continues Status as Valley Sustainable Gold Community

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The City of Murfreesboro, which was first designated in the Valley Sustainable Communities Program at the Gold level in 2014, has maintained its status in the program for an additional three years.The Valley Sustainable Communities Program, was initiated ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

City recognizes Solid Waste employee Ralph King with STARS Award

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Ralph King, a Driver for the Murfreesboro Sold Waste Department, has been named STARS award recipient for August 2017. Mayor Shane McFarland recognized King during the Aug. 31, 2017, meeting of the Murfreesboro City Council with the STARS award for Outsta...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Planned Jones Blvd. and Cherry Lane projects get next round of approval

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The Murfreesboro City Council has approved appraisal services for Jones Blvd. improvements and geotechnical exploration services for the Cherry Lane Phase 2 Extension. Council approval paves the way for the next phase of the critical roadway enhancements....

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Rover public transportation seeks input to enhance system

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Rover, the City’s public transportation service is seeking public input for a study on how Rover operates and service can be enhanced. The request for public comment coincides with a City of Murfreesboro Transportation Department initiative to c...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue deploys to assist With Texas flooding

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department has deployed a team of trained swift water rescue personnel to assist with the flooding in Texas.

Eleven (11) MFRD personnel along with three (3) Rutherford County Special Operations Response Team (SORT) members deployed...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

City, County, arts advocates announce impact of Arts and Culture

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Rutherford County’s nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $31.2 millionin annual economic activity—supporting $1,054 full-time equivalent jobs, generating $18.3 million in household income to local residents, and delivering $3....

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Murfreesboro Water Resources Department reflects ‘One Water’ Future

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The City of Murfreesboro Water & Sewer Department (MWSD)

is embracing a new name to reflect the future of how water is utilized. MSWD has become the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department. The concept reflects the evolving approach of “one w...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Draft ‘2040 Major Transportation Plan’ released for public review process

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The City of Murfreesboro today announced the release of the draft 2040 Major Transportation Plan, an updated long-range plan that will guide city traffic planning and transportation projects for the next 25 years.

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Haslam announces Transportation Grant for Murfreesboro

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of a $1,027,178 transportation alternative grant to the city of Murfreesboro for the Mercury Boulevard Sidewalk Project.

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