The 2020 Earth Day Celebration on the historic Murfreesboro square has been cancelled as a result of COVID-19. The popular event was set for Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 10:00AM-2:00PM.
Three rolls of copper wire were stolen from the Murfreesboro Electric substation on Bridge Avenue. Surveillance cameras got pictures of the men, and their vehicle.
At 11:04 Friday night, 911 received a fire at 1540 PLACE apartments on New Lascassas Pike, First units on-the-scene reported heavy smoke and flames billowing from the attic of the three-story apartments. In freezing temperatures, about twenty residents were forced into the cold.
The Middle Tennessee Electric Board of Directors unanimously approved an agreement Friday to merge the Murfreesboro Electric Department into the Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (MTE). This action followed Thursday night's vote by the Murfreesboro City Council to approve the merger.
(MURFREESBORO) The Murfreesboro City Council will vote Thursday night whether to merge or not to merge Murfreesboro Electric and Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Cooperative. The heads of both utilities will be on WGNS 8:10-9:00AM this Wednesday morning.
After almost two and a half hours of detailed information, the vote on whether to merge Murfreesboro Electric Department with Middle Tennessee Electric Department was deferred until January 9, 2020.
There will be a special public meeting about the potential merger of Murfreesboro Electric and Middle Tennessee Electric just before the Murfreesboro City Council votes on the issue Thursday night (12/19/2019).
There will be a Public Information Open House from 5:00 to 7:00PM Wednesday evening (12/11/2019) to review information, ask questions and provide feedback about the proposed merger of Murfreesboro Electric Department with Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation. This will be in the Murfreesboro City Hall Rotunda.
Here is an update on Sunday morning's fire at the Jackson Motel, 831 NW Broad Street. The Fire Marshal's Division of Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department has determined that an overloaded circuit possibly caused the blaze.
Murfreesboro Electric's Katie McKee encourages customers to phone 615893-5514 if you see tree limbs near power lines.
The half-hour between 9:45 and 10:15 Wednesday morning proved to be a busy one for emergency responders. Some big rigs near Cracker Barrell off South Church Street snagged some lines and created issues for AT&T. Minutes after that, a construction accident in Shelton Square, a life-style community off Florence Road, resulted in a cut gas line.
Almost $10,000 for STEM education projects: The Tennessee Valley Authority, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated (a TVA retiree organization), and Murfreesboro Electric Bradley Academy and Mitchell-Neilson Elementary were awarded almost $10,000 for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education projects.
Suddenly around 6:07AM Monday morning the lights went out in parts of the 'Boro. Murfreesboro Electric crews scrambled to the Riverview area to determine what caused the loss of electricity.
If you're looking for an interesting and unique weekend adventure here in Murfreesboro, head over to the Tennessee Miller Coliseum on West Thompson Lane. Middle Tennessee Electric is sponsoring this event and there are no fees for parking or admission.
Murfreesboro Electric Department's Amy Byers told WGNS that winds downed lines near Strike and Spare Bowling on Northwest Broad Street around 8:00 o'clock Sunday night (2/4/2018).
From the standpoint of Mother Nature, Saturday was a perfect Earth Day in Murfreesboro.
Around 7:00 o'clock Monday morning, a vehicle slammed into a utility pole on Broad Street, near Maney Avenue.
The Murfreesboro City Council and the Power Board will conduct a Special Joint Public Meeting, Thursday at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
As heard previously on WGNS, talks of Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation buying Murfreesboro Electric continue. Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Electric told WGNS...
Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (MTEMC) President Chris Jones announced the utility has asked the City of Murfreesboro to enter talks to investigate a potential sale and consolidation of Murfreesboro Electric Department (MED) into the cooperative.
Big changes for Murfreesboro Electric Customers... Amy Byers, the spokesperson for the electric department, tells us that you will be able to view more details about your account then ever before online.
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