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Posted on: November 23, 2022

VA Golf Course to close when lease expires Dec. 31

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With Veterans Administration (VA) management in Murfreesboro developing plans for land the City currently leases for a 9-hole golf course, the current lease will expire effective December 31, 2022, and property will be returned to VA management. ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

City Council approves appointments to Community Investment Trust Board of Trustees

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The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (Nov. 17) approved appointments to the Board of Trustees of the Community Investment Trust. The Trustees will manage assets from the sale of the City’s electric distribution system to Middle Tennes...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Event

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Celebrate Christmas Downtown around the historic Rutherford County Courthouse as Main Street Murfreesboro presents the Tree Lighting Event on Friday, December 2 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Kara Kemp emcees the festivities, featuring live performances...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Vice Mayor recognizes I.T. Systems Coordinator Ronald Head with STARS Award

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Vice Mayor Bill Shacklett recognized Information Technology Systems Coordinator Ronald Head before the Nov. 17 regular City Council meeting. Head was honored for quickly performing the Heimlich maneuver on a fellow employee who was choking.&n...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Latest ‘In the City’ airing on YouTube and CityTV throughout November

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CityTVs monthly video magazine, “In the City,” with Michael Linn White, is airing its latest edition on YouTube, CityTV and other platforms throughout the month of November. Watch “In the City” at https://youtu.be/M...

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City News
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Resource Mgr. Kristin Hopkins, Community Services Exec. Dir. Angela Jackson on "The Insider"

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‘Nobody Trashes Tennessee,’ and that includes Murfreesboro, is featured this month on “The Insider,” the City’s official podcast. 

 

Kristin Hopkins and Angela Jackson discuss the problem o...

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City News
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Residents can report speeding, traffic concerns online to Murfreesboro Police

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Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) launched a new webpage that assists residents in reporting reoccurring traffic issues such as speeding, failing to stop at stop signs or red lights, parking issues, and others.

 

Complaints and concerns made to ...

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City News
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Mayor, City urge residents to join ‘Nobody Trashes Tennessee’ campaign

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The City of Murfreesboro reminds residents that there is a significant cost to cleaning up the city’s roadways and waterways from litter and pollution caused by man-made trash. The 2nd Annual “No Trash November” urges citizens to join in the clea...

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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2022

Solid Waste SmartTrucks use Routeware software to track service

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The City of Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department has innovative technology to help meet growing demands in the waste industry. 

 

Watch YouTube video https://youtu.be/hjBAuaKKo5E.

 

“We started the journey with a new techno...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2022

MTSU News: leadership summit speakers stress importance of connections, hope in workplace

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Author Ryan Jenkins began his keynote remarks for Middle Tennessee State University’s recent Leadership Summit at Embassy Suites with the story of the tiny hamlet of Kugluktuk in western Canada that at one point had the world’s highest...

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City News
Posted on: October 4, 2022

City Property Taxes due Dec. 31, 2022

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Finance Director and City Recorder/Treasurer Jennifer Brown reminds property owners to pay property taxes on time. City property taxes are due December 31, 2022. As the due date of December 31, 2022, falls on the holiday weekend, payment can be made on or...

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City News
Posted on: October 18, 2022

MTSU News: MTSU kicks off yearlong celebration of Murphy Center 50th anniversary

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From die-hard Blue Raider hoops fans to new graduates to concertgoers through the years, “The Glass House” of Murphy Center is clearly beloved both inside and outside of Middle Tennessee State University for the many unforgettable memo...

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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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