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Posted on: November 14, 2019

MTSU receives two national recognitions for student voter efforts

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MTSU continues to be recognized for its advocacy of increased voter registration and participation, this week receiving a “Silver Seal” award at the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony as well as recently being named a Voter Friendly...

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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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Posted on: November 13, 2019

RUTHERFORD Cable announces launch of 2020 ATHENA Awards

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RUTHERFORD Cable is seeking nominations for the 2020 Rutherford ATHENA International Leadership Award and ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award. The ATHENA Award, named for the strong goddess of Greek mythology, is an international program founded in...

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In The News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

‘38th Salute to Veterans’ activities precede MTSU football game Nov. 16

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Veterans and currently active military will once again have their day, MTSU style, during the 38th annual Salute to Veterans and Armed Forces game activities with the MTSU Blue Raiders playing Rice at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16.

Since 1982, as a part of t...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Perform Murfreesboro Produces ‘The Music Man’ Nov. 15-17, Nov. 22-24

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The all-youth cast members of Perform Murfreesboro present the full-length production of “The Music Man” the last two weekends in November at The Washington Theatre. Admission is $10 per person.

“The Music Man” follo...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Adams Tennis, Earth Experience, Firehouse Expo in November ‘In the City’

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Murfreesboro is the destination for many premiere facilities and events. November’s ‘In the City’ features Adams Tennis Complex, the Earth Experience, and firefighters engaging in hands-on training at the Doug Young Public Sa...

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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: November 12, 2019

Council Workshop Meeting scheduled for Nov. 13

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The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in a regular workshop meeting at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at Murfreesboro Police Headquarters, Community Room, 1004 N. Highland Ave., to discuss issues with staff.

Who: The Murfreesboro City Council and ...

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In The News
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Atlanta-based technology firm Saltworks Security selects Fountains for its third U.S. office

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Saltworks Security, an application security company based in the Atlanta area, has leased 5,464 square feet of office space on the top floor of One Fountain Plaza at Fountains at Gateway.

Saltworks Security partners with customers to build world class appl...

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Saltworks Security webpage (Link) 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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Posted on: October 1, 2019

City’s annual Fall Leaf Collection underway

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Fall Leaf Collection season begins Monday, Oct. 14 and continues through December 31, 2019.  The Murfreesboro Streets and Solid Waste departments is once again teaming-up for the seventh consecutive year with a combined system to improve service ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Judge Don Ash named Grand Marshal for 2019 Christmas Parade Dec. 8

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Judge Don Ash has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Rutherford County Christmas Parade. The gala event begins at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 8, 2019, at the intersection of East Main and Middle Tennessee Boulevard.  The parade is coordinated by...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Bark Park at General Bragg Trailhead closed for improvements Oct. 14-Nov. 15

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Improvements to the Bark Park at the General Bragg Trailhead on West College Street will begin October 14 and will continue for approximately five weeks. The improvements, funded by a grant from the Randy Boyd Foundation, include

• Dog agility equipment

• A...

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Parks & Recreation webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: October 17, 2019

MCS teacher Heather Knox received Presidential Award

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Dr. Heather Knox, a former fifth-grade mathematics teacher at Northfield Elementary, now serving as a MCS Gifted Specialist, has received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

The PAEMST award is the nation&...

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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: October 10, 2019

Crime Free Multi-Housing communities celebrate one year of commitment to safety program

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Three Murfreesboro apartment communities have been credentialed under the Murfreesboro Police Department Crime Free Multi-Housing safety program, but the City strongly encourages other communities to become certified and join the partnership to build a sa...

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Crime Free Multi-Housing Program (Link) In The News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

City Building & Codes encourages mural compliance partnership

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Murals, as an expression of public art, help bring color, life and story to otherwise bland walls. With the creative initiative of Murfreesboro artists, murals have been popping up in many locations throughout the city, but City regulations do apply.

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Building & Codes 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: July 26, 2019

Solid Waste develops new efficiencies to improve yard waste pickup

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The City of Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department continues to experience challenges in recruiting Commercial License Drivers (CDL) needed to operate trash collection equipment and trucks for limb and brush pick-up. In response to the labor shortage, Solid ...

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Solid Waste Department webpage (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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