Sidewalk Murals Painted by Children with Everyday Household Items in Murfreesboro

Jun 17, 2021 at 11:19 am by WGNS

Earlier this month, the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department enjoyed a little artwork.Children throughout the community gathered on June 11th to paint murals on the sidewal.... Read More

Juneteenth to be Celebrated in Murfreesboro Over Three Day Period

Jun 03, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Juneteenth will be celebrated at the historic Bradley Academy in Murfreesboro over a three-day period. The event will start on Thursday June 17th and close with a final event.... Read More

Indoor Soccer Field and Eight Synthetic Turf Fields being constructed at Richard Siegel Soccer Complex

May 26, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

  The Richard Siegel Soccer Complex near the York VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro is undergoing some major changes. Soccer fans are particularly excited about the futu.... Read More

“Movies Under the Stars” in Murfreesboro begins June 7

May 26, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to enjoy free family-friendly films during their annual “Movies Under.... Read More

Planning for Summer Fun at Recreation Areas Around Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna or Nashville? You Must Wear a Mask.

Feb 18, 2021 at 11:21 am by WGNS

Mask wearing will be a requirement at US Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas like Percy Priest Lake this summer. While it may sound unreasonable to hikers, the requiremen.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Seeks Public Input on 10-Year Parks and Recreation Plan

Feb 04, 2021 at 07:15 am by scott

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is seeking public input on a state plan that will outline recreation, parks, and conservation priorities for th.... Read More

Tennessee State Parks Have $1.84 Billion Economic Impact in 2020

Jan 12, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Tennessee State Parks had an economic impact of $1.84 billion in Tennessee in 2020 and welcomed 34.7 million visits, according to a report done for the Tennessee Department of.... Read More

Greenway Suicide In Parking Lot On Barfield Rd.

Jan 09, 2021 at 08:15 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Persons living along Barfield Road reported a large police presence in the Greenway parking lot around 10:00 o'clock Saturday morning (1/9/2021).A vigil n.... Read More

Cannonsburgh Village Offers Free Drive Through Light Display

Dec 02, 2020 at 09:27 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Cannonsburgh Village will be transformed into a Christmas Village, and the community is invited to visit. The free event begins Friday, Decemb.... Read More

Murfreesboro Parks to Open Hwy 99 Greenway Trail and Plan Ahead for Better Access to Sterling Farmer Lake off of Hwy 99

Nov 24, 2020 at 11:04 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department has plans of opening the Greenway Trail that has been under construction on Highway 99, in just a few days. That was Parks Director.... Read More

Fire on Murfreesboro Greenway kept Firefighters Busy on Thursday

Nov 20, 2020 at 10:39 am by scott

A vegetation fire kept Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue personnel busy Thursday afternoon. Due to high winds and dry conditions, the fire was in a location that was.... Read More

Cannonsburgh Village to be transformed into “Frightensburgh”

Oct 19, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Cannonsburgh Village will be transformed into an outdoor haunted trail by Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation the week before Halloween. “We do.... Read More

Public Invited to Greenway Phase 4 Ribbon Cutting

Oct 08, 2020 at 02:48 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The public is invited to the Murfreesboro Greenway System Phase 4 ribbon cutting on Friday, October 23 at 10 a.m. at the Barfield Crescent Park tra.... Read More

La Vergne Parks Department Announces 2020 Old Timers Festival Grand Marshal

Oct 06, 2020 at 11:05 am by WGNS

The 2020 Old Timers Festival parade grand marshal has been selected by the Parks and Recreation Department. Dr. Theowauna Hatchett is the current principal at La Vergne High S.... Read More

Playgrounds for Kids Re-Open in Murfreesboro

Aug 25, 2020 at 10:51 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department has made a big announcement.  Parks Director Nate Williams explains…Again, the parks have re-opened their playgrounds aft.... Read More

Parks and Recreation Grants Available to Local Communities

Aug 14, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced the 2020 grant cycle for public recreation. The grant cycle will include funding from the Local.... Read More

Subject Accused of Vehicle Break-ins

Aug 03, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

A man has been captured on a security video and Murfreesboro Police say he is accused of breaking into a several city vehicles. The break-ins occurred to trucks that were park.... Read More

Disc Golf Growing in Popularity in Murfreesboro and Beyond

Jul 29, 2020 at 01:06 pm by WGNS

The sport of Frisbee Golf is growing. Thomas Laird with the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department explains...The COVID-19 Pandemic has actually spurred even more people to pic.... Read More

Murfreesboro Greenway Art Festival to be VIRTUAL

Jul 28, 2020 at 10:46 am by WGNS

The Greenway Art Festival in Murfreesboro is nearing. Becky Johnson with the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department told WGNS…The Greenway Art Festival is a juried show.... Read More

Gov. Lee Celebrates Construction of New Facilities at Henry Horton State Park

Jul 16, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

CHAPEL HILL – Gov. Bill Lee and other state officials today launched construction of a two-story visitor center and a new 6,381-square-foot restaurant representing $8.25.... Read More