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Posted on: January 10, 2020

City offices and facilities closing in observance of MLK Jr. Day Jan. 20

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. COMMONS

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, all City of Murfreesboro offices, most recreational facilities, and senior services at Patterson Park Community Center will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020.

Rover, the City’s public transportation service, wi...

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In The News
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Municipal Airport awarded $1M grant for MTSU apron upgrades as part of economic development

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The City of Murfreesboro Municipal Airport has been awarded a 2020 Aeronautics Economic Development Fund grant of $1 million, the maximum grant approved from the Aeronautics Division of the Tennessee Department of Transportation. The announcement came in ...

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In The News
Posted on: January 13, 2020

2020 Census, Discovery School Tikes and Kwanzaa ‘In the City’

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The 2020 Census will impact how Rutherford County citizens are represented in Congress and how federally-funded services in the community are delegated. Learn more about when the count begins and ways to complete the form by watching ‘In the Cit...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Murfreesboro City Schools Hosts African American Celebration Jan 23

2020 AA FLYER

African American exhibits,
cuisine, and much more will be featured Thursday, Jan 23 as Murfreesboro CitySchools and Patterson Park Community Center host the 2020 African American
Celebration. The event will be held at Patterson Park Community Center b...

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In The News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Collier Smith to be honored by City Schools Foundation Jan. 24

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Collier Smith’s service to public education is no laughing matter but the gala honoring her should be a ball of fun. The 13th Annual Excellence in Education Gala will honor Smith and feature Discovery School on January 24. Smith joins an excepti...

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Murfreesboro City Schools webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Murfreesboro Water Resources kicks off United Way’s ‘Community Baby Shower’ in a major way

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Murfreesboro Water Resources Department is proud to announce its collaboration with United Way in this year's ‘Community Baby Shower.’ For the annual collaboration, Murfreesboro Water has signed on to become one of many collection sites for this year's ev...

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Community Baby Shower webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

City Council approves sale of MED to MTEMC; Transaction must win TVA approval

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The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (Jan. 9) adopted Resolution 19-R-30 approving the sale of the City’s electric system and operations to Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (MTEMC). The merger transaction would provide the City with appr...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Rutherford County Chamber announces Distinguished Award recipients to be honored Feb. 4

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The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce has named Lee Moss as the 2019 Business Legend of the Year, Deb Thompson as the 2019 Business Person of the Year and Shane Reeves as recipient of the Leadership Rutherford 2019 Pinnacle Award. These three honorees...

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Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce website In The News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

New Habitat homeowners blessed by MTSU, community support

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Carlos Rivero-Odermatt and Rafela Aldas always dreamed of being homeowners. The Ecuador natives, married for 43 years, had a goal of creating a better living situation for their family and knew homeownership would help achieve that goal.

When MTSU&rsqu...

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In The News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Greg McKnight appointed as Interim Planning Director

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City Manager Craig Tindall Wednesday (Jan. 8) appointed Greg McKnight, effective immediately, as the Interim Planning Director. McKnight currently serves as director of project development in administration.

“As director of project development, G...

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In The News
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Linebaugh Library relaunches its winter reading program Jan. 18

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Linebaugh Library will celebrate Mr. Nelson and the reading program with a kickoff event at the library on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. The Jake Leg Stompers will play prewar roots music at 1 pm.

Resolve to read! Linebaugh Public Library will h...

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Linebaugh Library System Link In The News
Posted on: December 17, 2019

MTSU survey: Tenn. consumers feeling good about current, future economies

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The most recent Tennessee Consumer Outlook Survey indicate consumers are more willing to open their wallets and purses this holiday shopping season. The Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index rose to 254 from 214 in September.  It's the highest level f...

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MTSU Tennessee Consumer Outlook Survey (Link) In The News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Murfreesboro among Top-50 Boomtowns in America

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Murfreesboro is among the Top-50 Boomtowns in America, according to an analysis of economic data by SmartAsset.

Murfreesboro, No. 46, ranks in the top 60 out of the 500 total cities for four metrics:

  1. Population growth

  2. GDP growth

  3. Growth in the number ...

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SmartAsset Boomtowns Study (Link) In The News
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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Solid Waste Department website In The News
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Gernell Jenkins promoted to Superintendent of Patterson Park Community Center

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Murfreesboro
Parks and Recreation Department (MPRD) announced today that GernellJenkins has been promoted to Superintendent at Patterson Park Community Center
following the retirement of Russell Smith.

“Gernell’s community connections, organizational a...

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Parks & Recreation webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: November 20, 2019

UPDATE: TDOT I-24 Smartway upgrades to impact Murfreesboro’s Traffic Signal System

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As part of enhancements to the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) I-24 Smart Corridor Project, Murfreesboro’s Traffic Signal System will undergo signal upgrades at some major intersections.  The changes are scheduled to avoid...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

3rd Annual Winterfest brings outdoor ice skating and events to Murfreesboro Nov. 22-January 20

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As the holiday season approaches, the third annual Winterfest at Fountains at Gateway brings outdoor ice skating and holiday activities to Murfreesboro from November 22 to January 20.Winterfest creates a magical experience for all ages with festive holida...

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Fountains at Gateway Winterwest website (Link) In The News