Rutherford County

Events and organizations that have closed or been changed because of coronavirus concerns:

Rutherford County Schools: Schools closed March 16-20; Fine arts presentations will be rescheduled; Field trips will be rescheduled or canceled; parent-teacher conferences in March and orientations will be rescheduled.

Murfreesboro City Schools: Schools closed March 16-20; Parent-teacher will be held by phone; After-school and weekend activities through the end of spring break, April 3, are cancelled. CHOW buses will make food available to children in the community. ESP is closed this week.

The Town of Smyrna will suspend special events and activities. Suspended events include: Cedar Stone Park Ribbon Cutting; Citizens’ Police Academy; Town of Smyrna Annual Easter Egg Hunt; Town of Smyrna Easter Brunch. Closures include: Smyrna Outdoor Activity Center; Smyrna Event Center; Smyrna Parks; Smyrna Golf Course.

The Town of La Vergne has made the following closures: The La Vergne Senior Center will be closed until further notice. City staff will be deep cleaning the center; The La Vergne Public Library cancelled all extracurricular classes and programs. City court has been suspended and will not meet for the next two weeks (March 18 and 25).

Middle Tennessee State University: Spring break, which was last week, has been extended into this week. All classes will be moved to an online format.

Judicial system: Access to the new Justice Center has been limited through Tuesday, March 31. Lawyers with jail cases will be admitted. The offices can be contacted for resetting court dates. Chancery pleadings may be filed electronically at or faxed to (615) 691-5964. For court inquiries, go to

TSSAA state high school basketball tournaments: Postponed, scheduled last week and this week at MTSU’s Murphy Center. Limited attendance policy previously announced.

Rutherford County Library System is closed through Sunday, March 21. Fines will not accrue on any materials due during that time. 

Business tangible property taxes: The Rutherford County Property Assessor’s Office said that 2020 Business Tangible Personal Property Taxes Schedule B may be paid online instead of being paid in person at its office. Go online to

Gallagher Guitars Don Gallagher Day: Postponed from its March 21 scheduled date. All pre-paid reservations will be refunded.

Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity fundraiser with Eddie George has been postponed to June 18. For information contact Melissa Cross or (615) 890-5877 x.110.

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