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Photo and story by Hannah Adams / Contributing Writer On Thursday, the Murfreesboro City Council held a meeting at City Hall to discuss the strategies involved in hiring a new city manager. Since former City Manager Rob Lyons’ resignation back in December, the seat has remained open. City Councilman Rick LaLance, Kirt Wade, Eddie Smotherman and Bill …

Photo courtesy of The Tennessean According to a City of Murfreesboro press release, Murfreesboro Police Chief Karl Durr submitted his letter of resignation, which was accepted by City Manager Rob Lyons, on Thursday. The press release states that Deputy Chief Michael Bowen will oversee the operations of the department as the acting chief after Durr’s …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor The Murfreesboro City Council approved the purchase of the almost 12 acres of land that includes the Oakland Park wetlands for $300,000 after a unanimous vote. The vote occurred during the council’s Thursday meeting and was proceeded by a few words by Mayor Shane McFarland. “We are not …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Officials from the City of Murfreesboro, officials from MTSU and owners and managers of private apartment complexes met on Thursday after the City and MTSU introduced strategies to fight crime in Murfreesboro. The officials who met on Thursday included Mayor Shane McFarland, MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee, City …