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Posted on: September 16, 2022

City’s Public Works annual Fall Leaf Collection begins Oct. 1

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It is that time of year again—cooler nights, football, pumpkin spice, and leaves begin to change color and fall.

 

The 2022 Fall Leaf Collection season begins October 1. During this peak season, Oct. 1-Jan. 31, loose leaves can be piled c...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

MTSU Housing Report: State 'saw robust to mixed economic outcomes'

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Middle Tennessee State University’s latest “Housing Tennessee” report shows “mixed economic outcomes” for a housing market that remains strong but showed signs of cooling in the second quarter of the year....

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

September ‘In the City’ features Middle Half, Notes Live, Airport Hangar, more on YouTube and CityTV

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CityTV and its monthly video magazine “In the City,” is currently airing its latest edition on YouTube, CityTV and other platforms throughout the month of September. Get the latest City news at https://youtu.be/c57bG2WNqlU&...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Main Street Murfreesboro, Sarah Callender, featured on “The Insider”

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Main Street Murfreesboro, the nonprofit program critical to creating and maintaining the vibrancy of downtown, is featured this month on “The Insider,” the City’s official podcast. Executive Director Sarah Callender discusses her vision ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Mayor recognizes MPD Officer Lance Hofmeister as a STARS recipient

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In April, Murfreesboro Police Officer Lance Hofmeister noticed an elderly female walking down the side of a busy roadway with her walker. He stopped and offered her a ride in his patrol car to her hair appointment. Unknown to him, his ki...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Discovery and Salem Elementary Receive Reward School Status

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Discovery School and Salem Elementary received the designation of Tennessee Reward Schools with Bradley Academy and Black Fox Elementary missing the designation by fractions of a point. Reward status is the top distinction a school can earn in Te...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

MCS Teachers Receive State and National Awards

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Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) excelled at the Tennessee Department of Education Excellence in Education banquet. MCS teachers were prominent as the state recognized the 2022-23 Teacher of the Year finalists, Presidential Awardees for Excellence in Math ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Gov. Lee, Commissioner McWhorter Announce McNeilus to Establish Manufacturing in Murfreesboro

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter announced today that Minnesota-based McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, will be investing more than...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

VIDEO AVAILABLE Murfreesboro City Council approves Notes Live amphitheater project

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Wednesday (Aug 10) to approve a finalized Development Agreement with Notes Live INC for a new live entertainment campus at the southeast corner of Medical Center Pkwy and Gateway Blvd. The City and Notes Live finalized ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

City Council approves “property swap” with MTE

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, June 23, 2022, to approve an exchange of property with Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) for land that will be developed into a park for the western portion of Murfreesboro. 

 

The Real Estate “P...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Council approves Fiscal Year 2023 Budget on second reading

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The Murfreesboro City Council Wednesday (June 8) approved the City’s $247.1 million proposed Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) General Fund Budget on second reading following a special Budget Review meeting on May 19 and public hearing and first reading M...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

CityTV mobile phone App available in App store for Apple and Android

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CityTV, Murfreesboro’s government public affairs, news, and educational television service, is now available for viewing through a downloadable mobile phone App on Apple and Android devices.  

 

Mobile users can view CityTV progr...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Rutherford County Farmers' Market at Lane Agri-Park May 13-Oct. 28

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The Rutherford County Farmers Market is a producer-only farmers' market located in the indoor/open air Community Center at the Lane Agri-Park in Murfreesboro. Since 1975, our mission has been to support economically viable, producer-only farming ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

Brinkley Road Phase I improvements near Blackman H.S. slated for 2022

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday (Feb. 3) to approve a $3.8 million construction contract with Bell Construction along with engineering services and testing of construction materials for improvements to Brinkley Road Phase 1. ...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

City of Murfreesboro joins legal battle over the creation of a new landfill adjacent to Middle Point

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On December 20th, Davidson County Chancery Court Judge Russell T. Perkins ordered that, in light of newly discovered evidence, the application of a Republic Services’ subsidiary to construct a new landfill be returned to the Central Tennessee Re...

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