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REMINDER: The 23rd Annual JazzFest is Friday, May 3 & Saturday May 4
REMINDER: The 23rd Annual JazzFest is Friday, May 3 & Saturday May 4

As always, JazzFest is the first weekend in May, with high school jazz bands performing on Friday evening, May 3, and the pros taking over on Saturday, May 4.

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Two-Weeks Away From CAC Walk!
Two-Weeks Away From CAC Walk!

We're two-weeks away from a little walking! The Hometown Heroes Walk for Children will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza, downtown on the square.

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REWARD Offered On Confederate Monument Vandalism
REWARD Offered On Confederate Monument Vandalism

Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County offers a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who vandalized the Johnny Rebel Confederate monument Tuesday on the downtown square.

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Historic Downtown Business Leader Dies
Historic Downtown Business Leader Dies

The historic downtown Murfreesboro business district lost one of its leaders and supporters Thursday morning, Marion Bean passed away at his home.

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Veterans Day Tribute 11AM Monday On Square
Veterans Day Tribute 11AM Monday On Square

The annual Veterans Day Tribute was held inside the Rutherford County Courthouse due to the rain outside. We have a podcast of the event.

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Habitat for Humanity's COOKIN' TO BUILD Fun For All
Habitat for Humanity's COOKIN' TO BUILD Fun For All

Saturday was a sunny and 60-degree day for the 11th Annual Cookin' To Build around the historic Rutherford County Courthouse. The popular food event raises money for Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity to help build safe, energy-efficient and affordable homes for low-income families across Rutherford County.

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Main Street Creates Memories On The Square
Main Street Creates Memories On The Square

(Murfreesboro) Mainstreet Murfreesboro and the Downtown Murfreesboro Business Association entertained thousands with Friday Night Live, an evening of free music and family fun on the historic square. This event happens on the first Friday of each month during the summer months.

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Main Street JazzFest 2018 Nearing
Main Street JazzFest 2018 Nearing

As always, JazzFest is the first weekend in May, with high school jazz bands performing on Friday evening, May 4, and the pros taking over on Saturday, May 5. It all happens on Murfreesboro's beautiful downtown square.

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Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa's Arrival
Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa's Arrival

With temperatures around 50, Santa arrived at the Historic Rutherford County Courthouse Friday night.

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Santa Claus to arrive on Murfreesboro Square this Friday at 6PM
Santa Claus to arrive on Murfreesboro Square this Friday at 6PM

The lighting of the Murfreesboro Christmas Tree in front of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse will take place this Friday evening at 6.

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Our Home Town--Lonely On A Friday Night
Our Home Town--Lonely On A Friday Night

The historic Murfreesboro square was closed to vehicle traffic Friday afternoon, but police allowed residents to visit downtown restaurants and walk around that evening.

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Some Buildings BOARDED-UP On Square
Some Buildings BOARDED-UP On Square

Some businesses that are located in historic buildings on the Murfreesboro square are boarding up to protect those structures from possible vandalism. Some are even hiring armed security.

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Saturday Rally has business owners worried about violence
Saturday Rally has business owners worried about violence

Local businesses like Shacklett's Photography on the historic Rutherford County square are concerned about negative outcomes on Saturday as a rally draws near.

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Some businesses boarding up for Saturday
Some businesses boarding up for Saturday

Mr. Ulrich Ankersoe owns the building where Maple Street Grill and later The Gavel once called home. Ankerson, who lives outside of the Rutherford County area, made the trip to his building to prepare for the Saturday rally in fear that the front windows would be broken.

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Saturday Marketplace on Murfreesboro Square continues this month
Saturday Marketplace on Murfreesboro Square continues this month

The Main Street "Saturday" Market continues each Saturday until the last Saturday of this month, October 28, 2017.

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2nd Annual Boro Pride Festival Packed Saturday Evening
2nd Annual Boro Pride Festival Packed Saturday Evening

The second annual Boro Pride celebration of the LGBT community took place on the historic Rutherford County Square Saturday evening in Murfreesboro.

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The fate of older downtown Rutherford County Government Buildings is Undecided
The fate of older downtown Rutherford County Government Buildings is Undecided

County Mayor Ernest Burgess told WGNS that a contractor is studying the buildings and departments to help decide what departments should move and what buildings need to be refurbished or possibly torn down...

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Study to mostly decide fate of two old buildings on the Murfreesboro Square
Study to mostly decide fate of two old buildings on the Murfreesboro Square

Talks have already taken place that involved the idea of tearing down the Goldsteins building that currently houses the county codes department, engineering, planning and the county election offices.

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Democrats On Square Friday Morning
Democrats On Square Friday Morning

Members of the local Democratic Party have announced that they will be at the Rutherford County courthouse 11:30 this coming Friday morning to discuss the Republican's health care bill.

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Possible Pedestrian Bridge in Downtown Murfreesboro
Possible Pedestrian Bridge in Downtown Murfreesboro

The development of the area known as "The Bottoms" in Murfreesboro is still in the planning stages.

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DUI Number Three while Allegedly Driving the Wrong Way Around the Square
DUI Number Three while Allegedly Driving the Wrong Way Around the Square

A Murfreesboro man caught driving the wrong way around the historic square several days ago was arrested and charged with his third DUI.

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Christmas Tree Lighting On Murfreesboro Square
Christmas Tree Lighting On Murfreesboro Square

It's beginning to look alot like Christmas, especially after Main Street's outstanding tree lighting on the historic Murfreesboro square Friday night.

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Man struck by car on local square not seriously injured
Man struck by car on local square not seriously injured

Around 2:00 on Wednesday afternoon, a man in a motorized wheelchair was struck by an oncoming car in Murfreesboro.

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Friday is VETERANS DAY:  11AM on Town Square
Friday is VETERANS DAY: 11AM on Town Square

Friday is Veterans Day and on the 11th hour of the 11th month, and 11th day--the Murfreesboro public square will pause and honor those who are and have served our great country, as well as those who made the supreme sacrifice.

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14th Annual Halloween on the Murfreesboro Square
14th Annual Halloween on the Murfreesboro Square

Trick or Treating on the Murfreesboro Square will take place on Monday, October 31st this Halloween (3pm to 6pm).

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Downtown Murfreesboro Kicking Off Holiday Shopping on Square
Downtown Murfreesboro Kicking Off Holiday Shopping on Square

The November 4th Shop and Stroll on the Square in Downtown Murfreesboro follows the recent highly successful Wine Around the Square event endorsed by Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation.

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It was a night of group drumming on the historic square in Murfreesboro
It was a night of group drumming on the historic square in Murfreesboro

Numerous people showed up on the Murfreesboro square Thursday night for the second annual Community Rhythm Event.

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Pedestrian struck by motorist on Murfreesboro Square
Pedestrian struck by motorist on Murfreesboro Square

51 Year old Kimberly Custer was struck by a motorist on the Murfreesboro square Saturday night.

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Condo's, Retail Shops and More to the Former First Methodist Church Location
Condo's, Retail Shops and More to the Former First Methodist Church Location

Big news for the downtown Murfreesboro area... The old First Methodist Church block will eventually be developed into condominiums, retail and office space.

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American Flags on the Murfreesboro Square Stolen
American Flags on the Murfreesboro Square Stolen

A damaged monument and stolen flags were the summary of the police report filed in Murfreesboro on the local square.

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Public Meeting for Murfreesboro Sign Ordinance Deferred
Public Meeting for Murfreesboro Sign Ordinance Deferred

A public meeting was held at the Murfreesboro City Council to determine the regulations for the Murfreesboro Sign Ordinance.

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Parking in Downtown Murfreesboro - How do address the codes and the problems with parking?
Parking in Downtown Murfreesboro - How do address the codes and the problems with parking?

The Rutherford County Square is unique, according to Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland. He told WGNS that ordinances may need to be examined so that growth and prosperity can occur...

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Christmas shopping on the Historic Rutherford County Square
Christmas shopping on the Historic Rutherford County Square

Soon the lights will be sparkling from atop the historic, antebellum Rutherford County Courthouse, festive music will fill the air and the buildings will be cheerfully...

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Women's Day of Hope: Saturday, April 12th

A day of hope to help homeless women and children, around the Murfreesboro square on Saturday, April 12th. 

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29th Annual Main Street Meeting and Luncheon (With audio and pictures)
29th Annual Main Street Meeting and Luncheon (With audio and pictures)

WGNS had a chance to speak with Phillips and asked him, “What would you tell someone thinking about opening a business on the local square today?”

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Trees in Downtown Murfreesboro Area to be Replaced
Trees in Downtown Murfreesboro Area to be Replaced

Phase III of the Street Tree Replacement Project to replace street trees in the downtown historic business district will begin late February or early March, weather permitting.

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Man Allegedly Pulls Knife on Customer in Bar on Murfreesboro Square
Man Allegedly Pulls Knife on Customer in Bar on Murfreesboro Square
Murfreesboro Police responded to a bar located at 114 South Maple Street on the local square in regards to an armed suspect early Sunday morning.
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Lightning of the Murfreesboro Christmas Tree is This Friday on Square
Lightning of the Murfreesboro Christmas Tree is This Friday on Square
The lighting of the Christmas Tree in front of the Rutherford County Courthouse takes place this Friday at 5:30.
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Remember Christmas Cards Instead of Email Christmas Cards?
One local businessman remembers the time when cards were written this time of year inviting family and friends to come home for Christmas.
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Deposit Bag Containing Up To $50,000 in Cash and Checks STOLEN from Downtown Murfreesboro Business
Deposit Bag Containing Up To $50,000 in Cash and Checks STOLEN from Downtown Murfreesboro Business
The deposit bag apparently contained about $50,000 in cash and checks. 
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“An Evening on Main Street” hosted by Main Street: Murfreesboro/Rutherford County to be Held on Sept. 17th
“An Evening on Main Street” hosted by Main Street: Murfreesboro/Rutherford County to be Held on Sept. 17th
The event location is an elegant home on East Main Street built circa 1908-1910 by grocery chain owner Charlie Ragland.  The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as part of the East Main Historic District. 
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Wine Around the Square Will Be on Sept. 20th
Wine Around the Square Will Be on Sept. 20th
The event is a progressive wine-tasting, food sampling and music event outdoors around the historic downtown Square in Murfreesboro. WATS is a casual, fun, “hip” evening for all ages.  
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"Downtown in Motion" on the Murfreesboro Square Thursday

New maps have been created that show measured walking routes connecting popular destinations within the downtown area.

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Parking in Downtown Murfreesboro Around the Square: Problem for Some Local Shoppers
The rates for 1 hour of timed parking are being called into question and those rates may soon be changing. 
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"A Taste of Rutherford" Was Delicious and Fun!
The first warm weather months bring an onslaught of parties in the 'Boro. On Saturday night "The Summer Party: A Taste of Rutherford" was held at the beautiful home of Margaret and Lynn Agee on Lascassas Pike.
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