REMINDER: During the COVID-19 pandemic, Murfreesboro Parks and Rec trails, Greenway and parks remain open. As heard in previous newscast, parks director Nate Williams reiterated...
WGNS has more news on our local parks in Murfreesboro, highlighting closures and highlighting what is currently open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the interest of public safety, and in accordance with Center for Disease Control recommendations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is taking the following precautionary measures to assist public health efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The following Murfreesboro Parks and Rec facilities are closed March 16 - April 3, 2020...
Tennessee State Parks remain open and free of charge for outdoor recreation as officials continue to monitor the impact of coronavirus in Tennessee.
Tennessee State Parks and community partners are seeking volunteers to help rid the parks and State Natural Areas of invasive species with the annual Weed Wrangle on Saturday, March 7.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) will host three workshops across the state in the coming weeks to assist communities interested in parks and recreation grant applications with the department. The one closest to Murfreesboro will be held in Shelbyville, TN.
Campers will engage in activities that involve wildlife, their habitats, natural history, research and conservation. The first 2 days will be filled with fun activities at the Wilderness Station that explore our native wildlife and their needs.
Keeping in shape is a challenge, but Murfreesboro Parks and Rec make it easier with a New Years Day 5K. The run will be in Old Fort Park. Parks Director Nate Williams explains...
The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department hosted a community service day on July 27th.
Once complete, the extension adds almost five miles to the concrete walkway between the Cason Lane trail head and Barfield Park.
The new community park in the Blackman area is still on go, but when? Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland updated WGNS...
Summer camps are closer than you think. Melinda Tate with the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department told WGNS...
The City of Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department will hold a public input meeting regarding existing and future facilities and programs of the Parks and Recreation Department.
The Blackman Community will soon see construction start on a new West Park.
A Beach Party was held in Murfreesboro's Barfield Park on May 11th. You are likely questioning our reporting abilities while trying to figure out how a beach party was held in Murfreesboro...
UPDATE: WGNS has more information on the overcrowded Canada Geese population at the Gateway Island in Murfreesboro. The birds are actually a health hazard to a big extent...
Bob Parks real estate agent and auctioneer Mimi Genet announced today that she will run in the Republican Primary for Rutherford County Register of Deeds.
800 High school students fulfilled their "Tennessee Promise" community service requirements at Tennessee State Parks on June 24, a nearly 40 percent increase over 2016.
The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department recently held a public open house to discuss the proposed West Park on a 123-acre parcel of land.
Rita Ash, real estate agent with PARKS, is the 2016 recipient of the Leadership Rutherford Pinnacle Award, given to someone who has demonstrated significant leadership throughout his or her career.
The Murfreesboro City Council and the Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Commission will meet in a Special Joint Meeting Monday, December 5, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, for the purpose of discussing issues related to the planned West Park in Murfreesboro.
The Murfreesboro Parks & Rec is alive with their Youth Basketball League. Evaluations recently took place in the 'Boro. Sign ups are now closed and the players are ready to start practice, beginning December 5th.
The Wilderness Station was alive with activity during Spring Break this past week.
City Parks & Recreation administrators will gather to dedicate Gladys Blanton Park, named after the retired school crossing guard who served the community for 45 years.
The class learned of Monet's vision problems later in life when he could only see the color blue. Wearing blue-tinted glasses, the class found out how different and difficult it was to paint with the disability that Monet had.
These photos were taken during Tot Time at the Sports*Com outdoor pool called The Boro Beach.
The 2014 Tryboro Kids Triathlon was held at Sports*Com this past weekend. The heat did not stop the early morning participants.
On Saturday, the Small Fry Tri that was held at Old Fort Park. For those of you who are not familiar with the annual Small Fry Tri, it is a race for kids ages 2 through 6 years old.
The Tennessee Firearms Association warns about the possibility of a 'felony trap' hidden in the Guns-In-Parks legislation.
Basketball scores for the City of Murfreesboro teams, week 6. Ages 7 through 15...
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