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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Mayor renews “State of Emergency”; adopts Governor Lee’s “Stay at Home” Executive Order No. 23

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Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland renewed the Declaration of ‘State of Emergency,’ extending the City’s previous declaration and adopting Governor Bill Lee’s ‘Stay at Home’ Executive Order No. 2...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Rutherford County Mayors’ Caucus Stands United in Support of Gov. Lee’s Executive Order 22

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The Rutherford County Mayors’
Caucus stands united in support of Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order No. 22(Order 22) released Monday, March 30. 

Order 22, along with its
accompanying Order 21, an expansion of the previously re...

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In The News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

City Cancellations and Postponements: Coronavirus

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 In response to CDC guidelines, a number of City facilities remain closed. 

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In accordance with the Governor’s recommendation, Murfreesboro City Schools remain closed.  On March 24, Gov. Lee extended recommen...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

C.H.O.W. served up on “The Insider”: Listen to the City of Murfreesboro’s Podcast on Podbean

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C.H.O.W., the free emergency food service program for children ages 18 and under, is the topic on the latest edition of “The Insider,” the City’s monthly Podcast. Murfreesboro City Schools Director, Dr. Linda Gilbert, discuss...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

City Hall closing to public, effective 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 25

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Murfreesboro City Hall will be closed to the public, effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, until further notice. Critical operations will continue.

The temporary City Hall closure follows executive orders, including Executive Order 17, by Governor Bill Lee ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Rutherford County residents urged to check mail, fill out 2020 Census forms by April 1

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As coronavirus precautions continue to necessitate more time
at home for everyone, Rutherford County residents are urged to check their mailboxesand stacks of mail for their 2020 Census forms that for the first time can be
filled out online as the Apr...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Mayor renews “State of Emergency” including “Safe at Home” Guidance for COVID-19

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Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland issued a renewed order, amending the local ‘State of Emergency’ for the City of Murfreesboro in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The renewed order goes into effect at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Murfreesboro encourages public to watch Council remotely

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In response to recent guidance issued by the CDC and Tennessee Department of Health, the City of Murfreesboro is strongly discouraging citizens from attending Council meetings in person until further notice to protect public safety. All scheduled public h...

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In The News
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Mayor declares local “State of Emergency” for COVID-19

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Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland issued an order Saturday, March 21, 2020, declaring a local ‘State of Emergency’ for the City of Murfreesboro in response to COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, pandemic. The Order goes into eff...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Murfreesboro City Schools’ Nutrition Department sponsor free Emergency Food Service Program

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The original Combating Hunger on Wheels Bus (CHOW Bus), CHOW Bus
XL, CHOW Bus TOO, SPROUT, and regular school buses will be distributing healthyand nutritious meals for students age 18 and under during this time. 

Designated schools, Patterson ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

What You Should Know About The Coronavirus?

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Information regarding the Coronavirus outbreak is available from the US Center for Disease Control, the Tennessee Department of Health, and the World Health Organization. These organizations offer the most accurate and timely information regarding the Cor...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Listen to or Watch the City of Murfreesboro’s Podcast: “The Insider” on Podbean or YouTube

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Economic development, including re-developing of the former First United Methodist Church block, is the topic on the latest edition of “The Insider,” the City’s monthly Podcast. Interim Planning Director Greg McKnight discuss...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Road Projects, Patterson Park's new superintendent, and ‘True Blue Pioneers’ 'In the City'

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If you’re curious about the City’s plans for improving traffic flow, don’t miss the latest edition of ‘In the City.’ The March episode highlights a list of federal, state and local road projects underway o...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Mayor McFarland and Murfreesbor Water Resources urge you to make pledge for water conservation

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Mayor Shane McFarland and the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department (MWRD) encourage you and your family to make a pledge toward water conservation! Take the pledge from now until March 31, 2020 to conserve water during the month of April, and you&r...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

‘Behind The Badge’: Sex Trafficking Awareness for hotel managers, F.A.C.T., lifesaving dispatcher

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The Murfreesboro Police Department Special Investigation Division hosted sex trafficking awareness training for local hotel managers; a dispatcher helps save the life of a suicidal man more than 500 miles away. The first 2020 episode of MPDs ‘Be...

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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

 Martin Luther King, Jr Day, ...

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