Within hours on Thursday, the log cabin theatre at 502 Ewing Boulevard near MTSU, was transformed into a pile of debris.
The City of Murfreesboro notified Murfreesboro Little Theatre of its decision to immediately close the city-owned building in which the performing arts group has leased since 2005.
Murfreesboro has climbed a little further up "the ladder of success", and the TSSA (Tennessee State Soccer Association) has awarded the soccer championship to be located here. Earlier in November, Mayor Shane McFarland noted that the facility would be added to the Siegel Soccer Park if the bid was won.
Trey Adams has been named Director of Golf for the City of Murfreesboro, appointed by Executive Director of Community Services Angela Jackson.
In observance of Labor Day, City of Murfreesboro offices, most Parks & Recreation facilities, and St. Clair Street Senior Center, will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, and Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.
President of the Friends of Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro resident and former State Representative Mike Liles delivered a letter to 49th District State Representative Mike Sparks, addressing the procedure taken by the City of Murfreesboro in the recent action with Vanderbilt Children's Hospital and New Vision Baptist Church.
The City of Murfreesboro announced Wednesday (Aug. 1) the launch of the new Public Works Division as part of the on-going process to reorganize the City's administrative structure and enhance customer service.
If you travel Thompson Lane regularly, especially near the Stones River Bridge, the backed-up traffic is often frustrating. Is the construction project at the Thompson Lane Trailhead part of the cure?
Construction of the Greenway extension near Barfield Crescent Park is well underway. Anticipated completion is September 2019.
In observance of the Christmas holidays, most City of Murfreesboro offices will be closed Friday, December 22 and Monday, December 25, 2017.
The City of Murfreesboro is asking citizens to share their suggestions for naming or re-naming the so-called "Bridge Over Broad" by participating in an online web survey.
The City of Murfreesboro Transportation Department will conduct a comprehensive study of the stop conditions in downtown Murfreesboro to determine whether traffic warrants additional signage at more than a dozen intersections.
Finance Director and City Recorder/Treasurer Melissa Wright reminds property owners to pay property taxes on time. City property taxes are normally due by Dec. 31 but payment can be made on or before January 2, 2018 without incurring interest charges.
The City of Murfreesboro has received the 2017 Technology Solutions Award from the Public Technology Institute for the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Program.
The homeless population has soared across U.S. cities, including Murfreesboro, since the financial crisis and Great Recession of 2008.
Murfreesboro firefighter Britt Gammon is no longer on administrative leave following an internal investigation to determine whether there were any actions that violate City of Murfreesboro policies.
A resolution to consider rezoning nearly 12-acres along North Highland Avenue and East Clark Boulevard from general office to planned residential was deferred by the Murfreesboro City Council.
On Friday (5/26/2017) the City of Murfreesboro notified Room in the Inn of the City's decision to not renew its lease agreement with the homeless shelter.
In observance of Memorial Day, City Hall and most other City offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017.
The City of Murfreesboro has released its operational hours during the New Year's holiday. This includes garbage pickup times as well as parks and recreational hours.
Members of the Murfreesboro City Council will meet with a lobbyist this week concerning legislative priorities for the 2017 Tennessee General Assembly.
The October edition of "Murfreesboro Storytellers," hosted by John Hood, features Stones River National Battlefield (SRNB) on the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS).
For the eighteenth consecutive year the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of Murfreesboro with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
City Manager Rob Lyons has named Paul C. Boyer as Director of Purchasing for the City of Murfreesboro.
The City of Murfreesboro's "Celebration Under the Stars" will be held at McKnight Park on Monday, July 4. The day's activities begin at the outdoor pool at Sports*Com at 10a.m. with a pool party and wrap up with fireworks!
The Murfreesboro City Council was set to discuss giving all full time employees a 12-hundred dollar pay raise at their most recent meeting. However, that discussion was deferred to a planned August retreat.
In observance of Independence Day, all City of Murfreesboro offices will be closed on Monday July 4th. Sports*Com Boro Beach Outdoor Pool will host "Rock the Pool," Independence Day bash from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. "Celebration under the Stars," an annual City event for all ages.
According to the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, the Murfreesboro population in 2014 was 118,676, with a projected population for the city of 127,828 by 2019.
Adams Place clears their first hurdle before the Murfreesboro City Council for a new memory care facility. NewsRadio WGNS' Dalton Barrett has the story...
In a unanimous vote, the Murfreesboro City Council approved a brand new five year red-light camera contract.
How would you like to see the downtown square block used where First United Methodist Church once stood? A special workshop to gather ideas is set for the Murfreesboro City Council Chambers at 111 W. Vine Street from 5:00 to 6:30 on Thursday evening, April 7, 2016.
Jason Reed, a driver for the Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department, has been named STARS award recipient for March 2016. Mayor Shane McFarland recognized Reed during the March 10, 2016, meeting of the Murfreesboro City Council with the STARS award for Outstanding Performance: "Succeeding Through Attitudes Reflecting Service Excellence."
After nearly 31 years of dedicated service to the City of Murfreesboro, City Transportation Director Dana Richardson has announced plans to retire as director, effective January 14, 2016.
It will soon be time to rake and spruce up the yard ahead of winter. Leaf collection season gets underway Monday, Oct. 19, 2015.
The City of Murfreesboro announced today that it has hired Craig Tindall of Phoenix to serve as the new City Attorney. He will begin his new role October 26.
Middle Tennessee State University and the City of Murfreesboro recently received a Local Government Award for their economic development efforts from the Greater Nashville Regional Council.
Chris Shofner, a former City of Murfreesboro Public Information Officer, has passed away at age 61. He passed away Friday at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville after suffering from a frontal brain tumor, which was first diagnosed in 1997.
Leaf collection season will get underway October 20, 2014. The Murfreesboro Streets and Solid Waste departments plan to utilize the same system first implemented in 2013 to improve service and efficiencies for the City and its customers.
Looking at this year compared to 2013, Dr. Gilbert told WGNS this school year has been interesting...
The City of Murfreesboro announced that Mike Browning has agreed to become the City’s new Public Information Officer.
The City of Murfreesboro announced today that Mike Browning has agreed to become the city’s new Public Information Officer. He will start the position within the Communications Department on June 16.
Early voting for the City election is March 26 – April 10 and Election Day is April 15.
Land collapsing around the city's Gateway Island has the popular venue closed to the public until city officials are certain the area is safe.
The first in a series of "know your candidates" broadcasts begins at 8:10 this coming Monday morning. You will have a chance to talk directly with Shane McFarland and Ron Washington, the candidates for Mayor of Murfreesboro.
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