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Photos and story by Sarah Dixon-Morgan / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro artists gathered at Old Fort Park for the Greenway Art Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to display and sell original artwork for the community. Some of the features of the event were live music, food, dancing, face painting and …

Photo courtesy of Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department A portion of the Stones River Greenway will be closed starting Monday due to the Highway 99 widening project. The trail will be closed from the Cason Trailhead to just past the Highway 99 overpass. Greenway users can still access the trail and park at the Cason …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines On Aug. 4, 2017, the Murfreesboro City Council approved the purchase of 11.7 acres of natural wetlands that were, at one point, in danger of being disturbed by 91 town homes that were to be built on the land. The city’s purchase of the Oaklands Park wetlands, which …

Photos by Connor Burnard / Senior Multimedia Reporter On Saturday afternoon, a celebration of World Turtle Day was hosted at Barfield Crescent Park by Outdoor Murfreesboro, the outdoor programs division of Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation. The festivities were intended to inform citizens of Rutherford County about the ecosystem they live in and to specifically address …