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Photo by Connor Burnard / MTSU Sidelines  The Murfreesboro City Council, the members of which can be found here, held a meeting on Wednesday at the council chambers in City Hall in which 10 public hearings were held. Nine of the hearings involved annexations and proposed zonings or rezonings of specific lots around the city, …

Photo courtesy of the City of Murfreesboro The Murfreesboro City Council officially named City Attorney Craig Tindall to serve as the new city manager on Tuesday, according to a press release from the council. The news comes after former City Manager Rob Lyons’ resignation with severance pay in December 2017. The city council has since actively …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor The plans for the proposed “The Cove at Oaklands,” the 11.6 acres of townhomes that were to be built on an area of land near Oaklands Mansion, were withdrawn by the applicant, and the public hearing for the plans was taken off the agenda of the Murfreesboro City …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor An MTSU English professor and Murfreesboro resident created a petition on Change.org to save the Oaklands Sinking Creek and the surrounding area from the development and construction of townhomes near the Oaklands Mansion. The petition currently has almost 1,000 signatures and will be presented by petition creator Justyna …