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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Springfield’s youth basketball league opens for registration October 5

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – The Springfield Parks & Recreation Department is proud to offer a youth basketball league for boys and girls ages 8 to 13 (as of December 31) this winter. 

Participants, led by volunteer coaches, will work to imp...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

City-wide junk collection October 1-30

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – The City of Springfield will conduct its second of two planned city-wide junk collection pickups for 2020 beginning Thursday, Oct. 1 through Friday, Oct. 30. 

The City of Springfield provides residents living within the city l...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Springfield Electric to celebrate Public Power Week with customer appreciation event

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. –  The Springfield Electric Department is proud to host a customer appreciation event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, October 9 at Springfield Electric, 1000 Central Avenue West. 

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

New Springfield Electric Utility Director Announced

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – The City of Springfield is pleased to announce the hiring of Steven Sax as the new Electric Utility Director. Sax replaces Robert Gardner who retired in June after almost 30 years of service. Nicky Pinson is currently the in...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

COVID UPDATE: Springfield playgrounds reopen; volleyball practices begin; youth football and soccer

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – All City of Springfield playgrounds have reopened to the public with restrictions in place.

Signage has been installed at each playground to remind citizens to follow CDC guidelines which include social distancing and wearing...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Springfield plans for county face covering order

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – Yesterday, Robertson County Mayor Billy Vogle issued an Executive Emergency Order requiring facial coverings to slow the spread of COVID-19. Pursuant to Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order #54, Robertson County Mayor V...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Free, family-friendly movies coming to Springfield parks

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – The Springfield Parks & Recreation Department is excited to partner with Walmart of Springfield to bring free, family-friendly movies to our parks as part of the new series, Free Movie Fridays.

Free Movie Fridays will be ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Springfield to follow Gov. Bill Lee’s reopening plan

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – The City of Springfield is following the state guidelines and Governor Lee’s phased plan to reopen the businesses in Tennessee.

According to Tennessee Atty. Gen. Opinion 20-07, local governments may not put into pla...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

New playground coming to Martin Luther King Jr. Park

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The City of Springfield Board of Mayor & Aldermen approved a contract with Great Southern Recreation for a new playground at Martin Luther King Jr. Park during tonight’s board meeting. The contract includes the playground, pouring in place s...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Springfield launches new website at SPRINGFIELDTN.GOV

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Springfield, Tenn. -- The City of Springfield is proud to announce the launch of our re-designed website at a new web address. Visit SpringfieldfieldTN.Gov to engage with the city in a variety of ways that benefit you as a citizen.

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Springfield Police Department increases impaired-driving enforcement

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. -- The Springfield Police Department has partnered with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its “Booze It and Lose It” campaign from August 21 to September 7, surrounding the Labor Day holiday. This initia...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Community assistance needed in locating stolen vehicle

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. --  The Springfield Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a stolen vehicle. 

The vehicle was reportedly taken at approximately 11:54 p.m. on August 19, 2020, from Brown-Cliff Crane Services in Springfield,...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Pavilions, Post 48 Building, and The Center to reopen for reservations July 1

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – Reservations for City of Springfield Parks & Recreation Department facilities can be made beginning July 1. Facilities include park pavilions, the Post 48 Building, and The Center.

All events must be held in accordance wi...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Springfield youth league baseball and softball to resume; Fourth of July Fireworks

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – In accordance with Governor Lee’s guidelines and executive orders, the City of Springfield is pleased to announce that an abbreviated youth baseball and softball season will be held. Additionally, the City of Sprin...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Officer Muncie Prater Graduates; Receives Awards

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The Springfield Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of Officer Muncie Prater from Walter State Community College Law Enforcement Academy.   

 Prater received the award for the best overall athlete in his cla...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Help us #ShowcaseSpringfield

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Help the City of Springfield showcase our beautiful city and all that it has to offer by sharing with us: why you love where you live.Maybe it’s because of your favorite burger joint, the friendliness of your neighbors, where you grew up, the sc...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

The Legacy Golf Course Named Second Best Public Golf Course in Tennessee

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – The Legacy Golf Course was just named the state of Tennessee’s second-best public golf course by Golf Advisor.

The list is compiled each year by submitted ratings and reviews from golfers. Courses must offer public ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Meet Ethan Black

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – This story is sure to make #SpringfieldTNSmile 😊

Meet Ethan Black, a 5th-grade student at Coopertown Middle School Ethan recently visited Springfield City Hall to drop off a special treat for our lobby.

Thanks to him, visitors t...

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