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Posted on: October 10, 2017

[ARCHIVED] October episode of ‘In the City’ features Acorn Festival, MPD Time Capsule, more

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The October 2017 episode of “In the City,” Murfreesboro’s video magazine program hosted by Cecilia Herrell, is airing on CityTV throughout the month of October. Take a trip back in time to 1973 Murfreesboro as a time capsule is unveiled, hear a taste of talented artists set to hit the stage at the Acorn Festival, and learn about the City’s proposed Design Guidelines.

You can watch this month’s episode anytime on YouTube.

You can also watch "In the City" on CityTV (AT&T Uverse Channel 99/Comcast Xfinity in Murfreesboro on Channel 3, on Roku or YouTube Live) everyday at 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. In the City is produced by Steve Burris. Airing throughout October, “In the City” features include:

  • Oaklands Park will be filling with music and music lovers on Saturday, Nov. 4 for the Second Annual Acorn Festival. For the six-band line-up and other information about the music fest, visit or the Murfreesboro Cultural Arts Facebook page.
  • The proposed 2040 Major Transportation Plan is undergoing public review with neighborhood meetings scheduled throughout October. Learn more at Plus, the Congestion Hot Spot program had developed a list of road projects to help relieve congestion.
  • A Public Open House in the City Hall Rotunda attracted public interest in the proposed Design Guidelines for the City development. Learn more about guidelines and add your comments on the Design Guidelines Facebook page or by calling Principal Planning Margaret Anne Green at 615-893-6441.
  • The Murfreesboro Police Department and Rutherford County Historical Society opened a 1973 Time Capsule at MPD Headquarters on Church St. That was the year the police building was completed. MPD is only a few weeks away from relocating to a new headquarters on N. Highland Ave.
  • The Second Annual Stones River Water Fest highlighted the importance of Murfreesboro’s drinking water source.
  • School children in Murfreesboro City Schools raised $6,000 for victims of hurricanes Harvey and Erma.
  • Dr. Caresa Dodson explains the importance of Read 20 to helping children succeed.
  • Plus, CityTV and the City I-T Department win national awards, photographer Jim Davis captured this year’s Puppy Plunge at Boro Beach, and Ralph King is the City’s latest STARS Award winner.

The most recent newsbreaks and past episodes of “In the City” can be viewed on our YouTube channel.

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