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Community Service Day in Murfreesboro was Positive
Community Service Day in Murfreesboro was Positive

The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department hosted a community service day on July 27th.

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Greenway Trail Extension in Murfreesboro Equals Almost 5 Extra Miles
Greenway Trail Extension in Murfreesboro Equals Almost 5 Extra Miles

Once complete, the extension adds almost five miles to the concrete walkway between the Cason Lane trail head and Barfield Park.

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New Community Park in Blackman - No Timeline
New Community Park in Blackman - No Timeline

The new community park in the Blackman area is still on go, but when? Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland updated WGNS...

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Register for Summer Camps in Murfreesboro March 1st
Register for Summer Camps in Murfreesboro March 1st

Summer camps are closer than you think. Melinda Tate with the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department told WGNS...

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Murfreesboro Parks want YOUR Input
Murfreesboro Parks want YOUR Input

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.

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New Blackman Park to be complete by 2020
New Blackman Park to be complete by 2020

The Blackman Community will soon see construction start on a new West Park.

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A Beach Party was held in Murfreesboro, TN
A Beach Party was held in Murfreesboro, TN

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...

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UPDATE: Canada Geese a Health Hazard at Gateway Island in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: Canada Geese a Health Hazard at Gateway Island 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...

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Genet to Run for Rutherford County Register of Deeds
Genet to Run for Rutherford County Register of Deeds

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.

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High School Students volunteering in TN parks for their TN Promise Volunteer Hours
High School Students volunteering in TN parks for their TN Promise Volunteer Hours

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.

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A New Park in Murfreesboro - UPDATE
A New Park in Murfreesboro - UPDATE

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.

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Rita Ash Named Pinnacle Award Winner
Rita Ash Named Pinnacle Award Winner

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.

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Special Joint Meeting of City Council and Parks Commission Dec 5
Special Joint Meeting of City Council and Parks Commission Dec 5

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.

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Murfreesboro Youth Basketball Program a 50+ Year Tradition
Murfreesboro Youth Basketball Program a 50+ Year Tradition

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.

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Spring Break Fun this past week in Murfreesboro
Spring Break Fun this past week in Murfreesboro

The Wilderness Station was alive with activity during Spring Break this past week.

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The dedication of a park in the name of a great woman in Murfreesboro
The dedication of a park in the name of a great woman in Murfreesboro

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.

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Local home school students participate in art class in Murfreesboro
Local home school students participate in art class in Murfreesboro

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.

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As summer comes to a close - we end the excitement of SportsCom with these kids having FUN!
As summer comes to a close - we end the excitement of SportsCom with these kids having FUN!

These photos were taken during Tot Time at the Sports*Com outdoor pool called The Boro Beach.

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TryBoro Kids Race in Murfreesboro was Exciting for the young athletes
TryBoro Kids Race in Murfreesboro was Exciting for the young athletes

The 2014 Tryboro Kids Triathlon was held at Sports*Com this past weekend. The heat did not stop the early morning participants.

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This is great... Check out the pictures from the children's triathlon
This is great... Check out the pictures from the children's triathlon

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.

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Guns in Parks legislation in TN continues to receive remarks from the TN Firearms Assoc. and others
Guns in Parks legislation in TN continues to receive remarks from the TN Firearms Assoc. and others

The Tennessee Firearms Association warns about the possibility of a 'felony trap' hidden in the Guns-In-Parks legislation. 

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Murfreesboro Youth Basketball League Week 6 scores Below
Murfreesboro Youth Basketball League Week 6 scores Below

Basketball scores for the City of Murfreesboro teams, week 6. Ages 7 through 15...

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Murfreesboro Recognizes Special Employee
Murfreesboro Recognizes Special Employee
This fall, the City received a nomination on Phillips from an out-of-town patron, Ms. Henke, who called the City to recognize Phillips for going above and beyond the call of duty for returning her daughter’s class ring.
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Blackman Area Could Receive New City Park, On Your Property?
Blackman Area Could Receive New City Park, On Your Property?
A new park operated by the City of Murfreesboro is in the planning stages, but an actual location for the new park is still up in the air. 
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