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More State Funding Helped Keep County Property Taxes Lower

More State Funding Helped Keep County Property Taxes Lower

As we previously reported, Rutherford County's property tax rate remained at $2.68 per one-hundred dollars of assessed value. County Mayor Ernest Burgess explains a major component of balancing this year's budget.

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Murfreesboro's Celebration Under the Stars...and fireworks!

Murfreesboro's Celebration Under the Stars...and fireworks!

The City of Murfreesboro's "Celebration Under the Stars" will be held at McKnight Park on Monday, July 4. The day's activities begin at the outdoor pool at Sports*Com at 10a.m. with a pool party and wrap up with fireworks!

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Rick Insell Shares Memories of Pat Summitt

Rick Insell Shares Memories of Pat Summitt

As people all across the world react to the passing of former University of Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt, perhaps no one else in Murfreesboro knew her as well as Rick Insell.

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Four New RuCo Schools Principals Named

Four New RuCo Schools Principals Named

Rutherford County Director of Schools Don Odom has named four new principals for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Woman Accused of Hitting Nolensville Officer Found in Murfreesboro

Woman Accused of Hitting Nolensville Officer Found in Murfreesboro

After a couple of hours searching for a woman who allegedly hit a Nolensville Police officer with her vehicle, she was found in Murfreesboro.

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Murfreesboro Half Marathon Fees Increase Friday

Murfreesboro Half Marathon Fees Increase Friday

Registration for the Murfreesboro Half Marathon continues and you have until Friday (July 1st) to save on your entry fee.

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High Schoolers Gain Research Insight through Project SEED

High Schoolers Gain Research Insight through Project SEED

Instead of summer vacation at the beach, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or another popular destination, local high school students Helene Hamo and Edgar Lozano are conducting chemical research in an MTSU Science Building lab for two months.

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World's Largest Square Dance in Murfreesboro?

World's Largest Square Dance in Murfreesboro?

New for Uncle Dave Macon Days 2016 is an event that will certainly thrill young and old alike--the attempt to break the Guinness record for the World's Largest Square Dance.

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4th Annual Four on the 4th Registration Open & Volunteers Needed

4th Annual Four on the 4th Registration Open & Volunteers Needed

Registration is still underway for the 4th annual Four on the 4th Birthday Run/Walk, to benefit a Soldier's Child Foundation. It will start at 8am at Providence Christian Academy.

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Backpacks with School Supplies Given Away by Local Church

Backpacks with School Supplies Given Away by Local Church

East Main church of Christ is putting together backpacks and school supplies for Murfreesboro City School children.

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Boyer named City Purchasing Director

Boyer named City Purchasing Director

City Manager Rob Lyons has named Paul C. Boyer as Director of Purchasing for the City of Murfreesboro.

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Rep. Bryan Terry Picks Up TNRTL Endorsement

Rep. Bryan Terry Picks Up TNRTL Endorsement

Rep. Bryan Terry, MD was officially endorsed by Tennessee Right to Life (TNRTL) for the 2016 State Representative race for District 48 which is the eastern half of Rutherford County.

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Help Sought for Family of S. Church Street Crash Victim

Help Sought for Family of S. Church Street Crash Victim

The family of Jessica Campos, who was killed in the crash on South Church Street following a police pursuit, is asking for the public's help.

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Discovery Center Receives Nissan Foundation Grant

Discovery Center Receives Nissan Foundation Grant

The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring is among the recipients of 700-thousand dollars in grants to non-profits from Nissan Foundation.

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Fatal Accident Franklin Rd. / Veterans Pkwy.

Fatal Accident Franklin Rd. / Veterans Pkwy.

Murfreesboro Police are investigating a fatal crash involving two cars and a motorcycle on Franklin Road (Highway 96) and Veterans Parkway.

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Murfreesboro City School Board Says Goodbye to Longtime Members

Murfreesboro City School Board Says Goodbye to Longtime Members

With their final Murfreesboro City School Board meeting under their belts, two board members and the city council liaison will be retiring.

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MTSU closes July 4 for Independence Day

MTSU closes July 4 for Independence Day

MTSU will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. All business offices will be closed and no classes will be held that day.

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THP Setting up Checkpoint This Friday

THP Setting up Checkpoint This Friday

The Tennessee Highway Patrol plans to hold a checkpoint this Friday (July 1,2016) in search of drunk drivers...

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Local Leader David Kious Died Tuesday

Local Leader David Kious Died Tuesday

Murfreesboro has lost another community leader. 67-year old David Wayne Kious, a local attorney, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016, as a result of cancer.

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CRIPPLE CREEK CLOGGERS Head To France Thursday

CRIPPLE CREEK CLOGGERS Head To France Thursday

Less than two-weeks ago, the Cripple Creek Cloggers were hosting dance groups visiting International FolkFest here in Murfreesboro. On Thursday the tables turn and our local folk dance troupe begins a two-week tour of festivals in France.

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MFRD and MPD Coordinate Safety Effort for Fourth of July

MFRD and MPD Coordinate Safety Effort for Fourth of July

As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department and Murfreesboro Police Department are coordinating efforts to keep the citizens and visitors of Murfreesboro safe during the holiday.

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MTSU Study: Exporters in Tn. Growing Faster than U.S.

MTSU Study: Exporters in Tn. Growing Faster than U.S.

In 2014, there were 7,326 different exporters in Tennessee, a 2.5 percent increase from 2013 and a 7.4 percent increase from 2010. The number of Tennessee exporters has grown significantly faster than the total number of American exporters.

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Smyrna Man Reports Assault then Arrested

Smyrna Man Reports Assault then Arrested

A 20-year old Smyrna man who was reportedly assaulted winds up in jail himself. Murfreesboro Police Officer Derrick Bush reports Adam Pickle of Shirley Road was assaulted at gun point outside Advance Financial on Old Fort Parkway.

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M'boro City Schools Growing

M'boro City Schools Growing

The Murfreesboro City School system continues to grow. Director Dr. Linda Gilbert says they're adding 10 classrooms and a gym at Hobgood and there's construction at Bradley Academy.

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Riverdale FFA Wins Outstanding Chapter Award

Riverdale FFA Wins Outstanding Chapter Award

The Riverdale Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter of Rutherford County was named Outstanding Chapter at Camp Clements Leadership Training Camp this week.

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