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Chamber of Commerce, community raises money for K-9 bulletproof vest

The Murray Chamber of Commerce worked with community members and city employees to raise money for a bulletproof vest for the police department’s K-9 unit dog, Argos.

Murray Boys & Girls Club recognizes City for 50th anniversary

The local Boys & Girls Club recognized Murray City — including the mayor Mayor and city City Ccouncil — for their contribution towards the Club’s success over the last 50 years, during National Boys & Girls Club week

Council recognizes Boys & Girls Club, Child Abuse Prevention; changes made to park, pool fees

Murray City Council passed joint resolutions with the mayor on March 21 to make March 27 through April 1, 2017 Boys & Girls Club Week, to declare April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and to make Murray Park Center and Outdoor Pool fee changes.

Hokie clan converges to combat child hunger

Honoring the Virginia Tech victims on the 10th anniversary, alumni gathered to fulfill its motto and serve KidsEat!.

Murray woman runs to raise money for cancer research

Wendy Weixler runs for cancer

Locals support 5k run to reduce bullying

2017 Race to Reduce Bullying 5k and Fun Run

103-year-old man celebrates birthday dancing at Heritage Center

Karl Tinggaard turned 103 on February 27, and is still attending weekly senior dance nights at the Heritage Center in Murray, and has been for over a decade.

Murray City General Plan, State of the City discussed in council meeting

Murray City’s newest General Plan and 2017 State of the City were discussed and shared, and the plan was adopted officially by the Murray City Council, March 7.

Murray development property negotiations continued, eminent domain delayed

The Murray City Council passed a resolution to allow an indefinite amount of time for negotiations over property downtown to continue, instead of passing for the use of eminent domain at the March 7 meeting.

Fashion Place Mall adds Macy’s, continues growth in community

As a new anchor store—Macy’s department store—is added to Fashion Place Mall, the success and growth of the mall continues through the new year.


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