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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Reception for Kristi Baughman and Heloise Shilstat at Rotunda Dec. 13

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The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Cultural Arts division and the Murfreesboro Art Committee announce the reception for artists Kristi Baughman and Heloise Shilstat. The reception will be held Dec. 13, 2019, in the City Hall Rotunda from 6-9 p.m. as pa...

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Cultural Arts Murfreesboro (Link) In The News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Downtown Mural, ‘Cookin’ to Build’ and Citizens Fire Academy ‘In the City’

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Murfreesboro has much to celebrate in the season of giving, from citizens beautifying a downtown wall with public art to raising money for Habitat for Humanity at the 12th Annual “Cookin’ to Build.”

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

VIDEO AVAILABLE: Special Meeting Presentation on potential MED-MTEMC Merger

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The Murfreesboro City Council conducted a Special Meeting of the Council, Thurs., Dec. 5, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.  The purpose of the Special Meeting was to hear a presentation and discuss the potential sale of...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Dec. 16 deadline for ‘unsung hero’ nominations for 24th annual MTSU Unity Luncheon

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Middle Tennessee State University is again seeking nominations for the “unsung heroes” throughout the community who will be honored at the upcoming traditional Unity Luncheon held in February as part of the university’s Black...

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In The News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Public Invited to City’s MED/MTEMC proposed merger Public Information Open House Dec. 11

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The community is invited to a Public Information Open House Dec. 11 to review information and provide feedback about the proposed merger of Murfreesboro Electric Department (MED) with Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (MTEMC). 

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In The News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Center for the Arts with Disney’s Frozen JR. at Tucker Theatre Dec. 13

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Ice in the air in Murfreesboro as The Center for the Art’s youth program (Center Stage Academy) brings Frozen JR. to Tucker Theatre  Dec. 13.

“Let it Go” and come see Frozen JR. performed by the Center for the Arts at MTSU’s Tucker Theater. Center...

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In The News
Posted on: November 20, 2019

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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In The News
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
Posted on: November 21, 2019

City recognizes team of MPD officers who made August drug bust as STARS Award recipients

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A team of Murfreesboro Police officers received STARS Awards Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, for “representing the City in a positive light, exhibiting the core values and ‘creating a better quality of life.’”

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In The News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Cintas selects Murfreesboro for regional operations center

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Cintas Corporation, the nation’s leader in providing specialized services to businesses such as uniforms, supplies and safety materials, will open a regional operations center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The new facility will be located at the W...

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In The News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Council adopts economic development plan for mixed-use redevelopment

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday (Oct. 24) to adopt Resolution 19-R-24, approving an economic development Plan and TIF Incentive for a mixed-use downtown redevelopment by One East College, LCC. The project, on the site of the former First Unit...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Murfreesboro named 2019 8th Fastest-growing Midsize City by WalletHub.com

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The City of Murfreesboro has been named 2019's 8th Fastest-growing Midsize City in a recent study from WalletHub.com. Murfreesboro ranks 12th overall.

The latest ranking by WalletHub again places Murfreesboro in the Top-10 for Midsize Cities, just ahead of...

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WalletHub.com Fastest-Growing Cities (Link) In The News
Posted on: August 13, 2019

REMINDER: City Solid Waste Florence Rd. yard waste drop off on Saturdays

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The City of Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department is pleased to offer limb and brush drop off at the Public Works Facility on Florence Rd. Saturdays from 7 a.m. to Noon.

Murfreesboro Citizens who prefer to remove their own grass clippings, limbs and brush ra...

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Solid Waste Department webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Mayor Shane McFarland issues proclamation supporting 2020 Census

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The 2020 Census is months away, but the U.S. Census Bureau is already hiring part-time local workers for the count. Interested citizens can join the 2020 Census team by applying online at www.2020census.gov/jobs. Serving as a temporary Census worker provi...

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U.S. Census Jobs (Link) In The News
Posted on: June 14, 2019

City Council approves FY20 Budget with first Property Tax Hike in 20 years

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The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (June 13) approved the City’s $186.2 million proposed FY20 General Fund Budget on second reading following special Budget Reviews in April, May and June. The balanced budget includes a property tax rate of ...

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FY-2020 Proposed Budget In The News