Murfreesboro FAQ

5 Things to Find at Your Library

Jan 19, 2022 at 06:17 am by cghattas

Thinking your public library is just a place for books? Guess again!  We love it when you come into one of our Rutherford County Library System libraries for books, but.... Read More

Corporations Want You to Pay 'Their Fair Share' Too

Dec 14, 2021 at 11:24 am by robmtchl 1

Very few people love to pay taxes. We pay them because taxes are how we as citizens pay our fair share of funding local governments. Every year, individual and corporate citiz.... Read More

Property Revaluations in Tennessee. Why More is Better!

Nov 09, 2021 at 08:00 am by robmtchl

Tax limitations are one of the most common responses to political pressure for property tax relief. These limits can constrain growth in property taxes, but they may also shif.... Read More

How you may qualify for special broadband and phone service

Sep 24, 2021 at 09:19 am by robmtchl

Lifeline is an FCC program designed to help make communications services more affordable for low-income consumers. The program provides eligible low-income subscribe.... Read More
Proper Latex Paint Disposal

How do you get rid of all that paint in the garage?

Aug 24, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Solid Waste advises the community on the proper way to dispose of latex paint.   “If you have latex paint, no center will accept it in liquid for.... Read More

New Census Data: Rutherford County surges by 30%

Aug 16, 2021 at 09:32 am by robmtchl

According to information from the US Census Bureau, Rutherford County's population as of April 1, 2020, is 341,486. That is up 78,882 people from the 2010 census. Of the larg.... Read More

To Dump or not to dump? Thats the question about landfills

Jul 20, 2021 at 09:30 am by robmtchl

To dump, or not to dump? That's the question! Landfill dumping has been a main approach for municipal solid wastes disposal and will be continued in the near future. However,.... Read More

What Determines How Much Elected Officials Get Paid?

Jul 13, 2021 at 08:00 am by robmtchl

Compensation for Countywide Elected Officials  There are specific statutes regarding compensation for each office. In general, statutes prescribe salaries accor.... Read More

Learn About County Government: Your County Constitutional Officers

Jul 08, 2021 at 09:00 am by robmtchl

What is a "Constitutional Official" vs. a "Department Head"? Several amendments to the Tennessee Constitution were approved in 1978; among them was an amendment restructuring.... Read More

Learn About How County Government Works in Tennessee

Jul 07, 2021 at 01:45 pm by robmtchl

Government should not be "something that happens to us" as opposed as what it should be, "something that happens for us." I want to help folks understand more about their loca.... Read More