• Beer truck shooting arrest
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    One suspect was charged Tuesday with firing a shotgun into a beer truck Friday outside an Old Nashville Highway store, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said. Suspect Matthew Payton Sparks, 22, of Woodland Drive in Smyrna, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault of two Ajax Turner employees inside the truck and vandalism of […]

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  • First Cases Of Deadly Chikungunya In Tennessee?
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    The Tennessee Department of Health is investigating the first potential cases of chikungunya in the state. Multiple people from Tennessee recently traveled to the Caribbean, where the illness is now a widespread epidemic with over 100,000 suspected cases. Some of the recent travelers from Tennessee now have symptoms of the illness. The Tennessee Department Of […]

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  • Changing the Date of the City Elections
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    The City Council recently passed an Ordinance changing the date of the City elections to coincide with the date of the August general elections beginning in August 2016. Municipal elections for the City of Murfreesboro shall, commencing in 2016 and every two years thereafter, be held to coincide with the August general election with the […]

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  • Families of murder victims share grief at Second Chance event
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    Families of murder victims shared their grief with Sheriff Robert Arnold during the Second Chance Ministry’s Family Day at Spring Valley Apartments. Mother Pam Lillard told Sheriff Arnold her son, Latre, was murdered in January in the Wal-Mart parking lot. “I prayed when I heard about on the news,” Sheriff Arnold told her. Mrs. Lillard […]

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  • Murfreesboro Half Marathon sells out in 2 hours, 11 minutes
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    In less that 24 hours after registration opened, the 8th Annual Murfreesboro Half Marathon (“The Middle Half”) reached its cap of 3,250 participants. “Due to last year’s fast sellout of just over two hours, we added 250 more spots to the field of athletes,” said Melinda Tate, race director. “This gave participants more time to […]

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  • Superior Service and Customer Satisfaction Earn Ford of Murfreesboro National Award by Ford Motor Company
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    Ford of Murfreesboro is among an elite group of Ford and Lincoln dealerships to be recognized with the 2013 President’s Award by Ford Motor Company. The prestigious award honors dealerships that have excelled in automotive retailing in 2013, by providing exceptional customer service and satisfaction. “Earning this award is a reflection of our entire staff’s […]

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  • City Construction Projects for June 8 through June 14
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    Joe B Jackson Pkwy Construction Project (I-24 and S Church Street) Expected Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm: Underdrain, utility and bridge parapet wall construction work continues on Joe B Jackson Pkwy between S Church St and Stevens Bend Subdivision. Storm drain construction work continues in the Stevens Bend Subdivision. There […]

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  • Detectives complete national forensic academy
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    Two Rutherford County Sheriff’s detectives received advanced training after completing a 10-week training at the National Forensic Academy in Knoxville. Detectives Steve Brown and Richard Brinkley were two of 24 students nationwide who learned overall proper crime scene management. Noted anthropologist Dr. William Bass, who is on the NFA Board, discussed some of his cases […]

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  • Beer truck shooting
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    No injuries occurred when a man fired a shotgun into a beer truck early Friday morning at an Old Nashville Highway store, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies said. Two employees of Ajax Turner avoided injury when the man shot into the trailer of the semi-truck preparing to deliver beer at Kountry Korner Market, said Deputy Michael […]

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  • Murfreesboro’s “In The City” June Edition
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    The June 2014 edition of “In the City,” CityTV’s video magazine show, is filled with information about city programs, interviews, construction updates and more. Check out this month’s episode, hosted by Casey Kriesky to learn more about: •Leader In Me Program at Mitchell Neilson Schools; •World Turtle Day; •MCS CHOW Bus; •ESP at Oakland’s Mansion; […]

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  • Suspect charged with breaking into impound lot
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    Suspect Marvin Lee Vaughn Jr., 29, of Corner Drive, was charged with three counts of theft of property the night of May 28. Detective Capt. David Hailey said Vaughn was accused of stealing a trailer and pop up camper. Vaughn’s car was full of property. Due to the knowledge of his history, deputies and detectives […]

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  • Mike Browning named new Public Information Officer
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    The City of Murfreesboro announced today that Mike Browning has agreed to become the City’s new Public Information Officer. He will start the position within the Communications Department on June 16. Browning comes with a wealth of experience in the field of communications, having been the Public Affairs Director for the Tennessee Department of Safety […]

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  • Upcoming City Golf Activities
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    June 16 – Ribbon cutting ceremony at Bloomfield Links at 11:00am and the Dennis Walters Show at 11:30am located at 1207 Walter Hale Court with parking available at Old Fort Golf Club. Admission is free and the show is fantastic. Don’t miss it. Call the 615-849-2624 for more information. June 28 – Bloomfield Links Making […]

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  • Kimberly Stoecker named principal of Siegel Middle
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    Kimberly Stoecker has been named the next principal of Siegel Middle School, Director of Schools Don Odom announced. Stoecker has served as assistant principal at the school since 2007. She is a veteran educator with more than 20 years experience. “Siegel Middle has earned the reputation as a high performing middle school and Mrs. Stoecker […]

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  • Adventures In Murphry’s Burrow June Episode
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    The students at the Discovery School show Murph some fun and easy games to play at home. Murph is an inquisitive rabbit that interviews guests that come visit his burrow. He also visits unique and interesting people and places in the city. This month the students at the Discovery School show Murph some fun and […]

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  • Seattle Passes $15 Minimum Wage Ordinance
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    SEATTLE –  The Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday that gradually increases the minimum wage in the city to $15, which would make it the highest in the nation. The issue has dominated politics in the liberal municipality for months, and a boisterous crowd of mostly labor activists packed the Council chambers for the vote. Mayor […]

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  • Guard Start Camp
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    Are you tired of the same old summer camps? Do something unique and learn how to save lives! Become an American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard! At this camp you will learn First Aid, CPR, water rescues, and you will be able to tell your friends you are a certified Junior Lifeguard! You will receive an […]

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  • MFRD Responds to Fire at Brad’s Pool Shop
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    Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 4, 6, 8, Ladder 9, and Rescue 7 responded to a fire call at Brad’s Pool Shop located at 1802 Memorial Boulevard Suite C around 10:45 Monday morning. When crews arrived on scene, heavy smoke was exiting the structure. Crews immediately began an interior attack. While crews were fighting […]

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