The December episode of Murfreesboro’s ‘In the City’ television magazine show is available for watching on Facebook and YouTube and daily and nightly on CityTV.
Join host Michael Linn White as she takes us to Winterfest at the Fountains at Gateway, on stage for Miracle on 34th Street at Center for the Arts, and to the 11th Annual Celebrity Spelling Bee at The Grove at Williamson Place. The December 2018 episode is airing on CityTV throughout the month or anytime on YouTube at https://youtu.be/LnvSc-F5Aaw. The monthly magazine show airs every day at 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Channel 3 and 1094 on Comcast Xfinity Channels 3 and 1094, Channel 99 on AT&T Uverse, Roku, Apple TV via Cablecast Screenweave app, and YouTube.
The December edition of “In the City” also features:
- Watch as community leaders break ground for a new Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt clinic in Murfreesboro to meet the pediatric health needs of a growing community. Surgeon-in-Chief John W. Brock III, M.D. called it “a great day for Murfreesboro and a great day for children.” Watch https://youtu.be/oFqbWgXUNkE.
- Learn how the reorganization of City government and the launching of five new divisions has altered ways City departments serve customers. Street Department Director Raymond Hillis explains how consolidation of services with Urban Environmental has enhanced how the Street Department delivers service with efficient leaf collection, brine application and ice and snow removal. If you need assistance with your service, call the Street Department at 615-893-4380. Watch video https://youtu.be/5MzJfEBr-4 .
- Firefighting is not only about fighting fires. Eighty percent of 9-1-1 calls are medical or rescue in nature. Murfreesboro Fire Rescue personnel undergo exams and EMT training through a partnership with Motlow State Community College. The 8-week course teaches 37 basic skills prior to application for a state EMT license. Assistant Fire Chief Kim Lawson and Drew Hooker, director of MSCC EMS Education, say the goal is to deliver the highest level of advanced training possible. https://youtu.be/6pc8_UI4nc .
- The Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department wants feedback on the future direction toward developing a 20-year Master Plan. Parks & Recreation Director Nate Williams and Kevin Guenther of Ragan Smith Consulting outline the goal of the Master Plan for Murfreesboro. What improvements do you want to see? Call (615) 890-5333 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Watch video https://youtu.be/0QOBNcj28jw.
- Learn about Seasonal Affective Disorder from an expert at the St. Clair Street Senior Center. The depression typically develops when seasons change, and people are not outdoors. LPN Laura Grissom, Health & Wellness Education Coordinator, teaches simple treatment for S.A.D. https://youtu.be/XWLS6LyPy6E.
- Plus, learn about two new services at the Murfreesboro Police Department featured in Public Service Announcements (PSAs)—a ‘Meet Up Spot’ or safe drop off area for those exchanging items purchased online https://youtu.be/rR-gW51-fdg and a ‘Medicine Disposal Box’ for any citizen needing to dispose of prescriptions and other medicines https://youtu.be/I86dqba0QjA.
A reminder that City taxes are due December 31, 2018. Payments made or postmarked after Dec. 31, 2018, will be subject to interest. There are three ways to pay City taxes: visit the Tax Department at 111 West Vine Street, mail a check to P.O. Box 1139, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 37133-1139 or pay online at www.murfreesborotntax.com. For questions, call the Tax Department at 615-893-5210.
‘In the City’ is produced monthly by CityTV’s Steve Burris in the studios located at City Hall.
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