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Murfreesboro Merriment

MURFREESBORO – The Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce staged a night of holiday cheer on Thursday, Dec. 5.

Despite chilled temperatures, a large crowd gathered along Main Street for the annual Christmas Parade followed by holiday-themed music, the lighting of a Christmas tree, and visits with Santa Claus and his family at the Roberts-Vaughan House.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce, I want to thank each and everyone who helped or participated in our Christmas Parade on Thursday night,” stated Daryl Williams, Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce Director. “Our parade was a huge success.

“What an awesome night we had in Murfreesboro. If you missed it, you missed a treat. Planning for next year has begun,” Williams added.

The Chamber Director offered praise to the Southern Star Inn for the donation to purchase lights, Food Lion for the hot cocoa, Kings Coffee for preparing the cocoa, ACE of Murfreesboro for the popcorn, CRMP and Rose Brothers Paving for the lights, Brown’s Manufactured Homes for the cleanup of the Roberts Vaughan House grounds, and Chowan University for the assistance decorating the tree, and for providing the carolers who sang.