Rutherford County to Host Household Hazardous Waste Event November 6

Rutherford County will host a free Household Hazardous Waste Collections (HHW) on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Items can be taken to the City of Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department located at 4765 Florence Road, Murfreesboro between 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This is the ONLY location where HHW items will be accepted.

The event is free, and all households are encouraged to participate.

Open Burning in Rutherford County Requires Permit: October 15-May 15

Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) reminds the community that beginning October 15, a permit from the State will be required for open burning.

Open burning is defined as “the burning of a bonfire, vegetation debris fire or other fire in an outdoor location where fuel burned is not contained in an incinerator, outdoor fireplace, barbecue grill or barbecue pit.”

Rutherford County Government Launches #ThankRCHeroes Campaign

Rutherford County Government will soon launch a new campaign geared toward showing appreciation to various groups of professionals and the community as a whole for their navigation of challenges experienced during the pandemic.

The campaign is called “#ThankRCHeroes”.

All COVID-19 Operations Moving to State Farm Building Effective October 1

Monday, September 27, 2021

Covid-19 Operations Update

Rutherford County, TN—(September 27, 2021) Rutherford County Health Department RCHD) will transfer all COVID-19 operations to include vaccinations and testing to the former State Farm Operations Center located at 2500 Memorial Boulevard beginning Friday, October 1.



PAWS Searches for Owner of Dog Rescued from East Fork of Stones River

Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) and Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) responded to the Mona Boat Ramp located on the East Fork of the Stones River Monday afternoon for reports of a possible missing person.

According to RCFR Captain Adam Rose, two men were tying down their boat, when they heard a dog barking and what they thought was a woman yelling for help. The two ran down to the bank and pulled the dog from the water, but did not see or hear anyone.