Take a tour inside Murfreesboro’s new state-of-the-art Fire Station #4, watch as a local WW II veteran and Golf Commission chairman is honored for his service, and learn about plans to revitalize downtown Murfreesboro ‘In the City.’
Watch the television magazine show on Facebook and CityTV or anytime on YouTube at
https://youtu.be/N5GBKvSjBSY. Join host Michael Linn White as she tours Fire Station #4 on Medical Center Parkway, showcases workforce development at TCAT and more.
The March 2019 episode is airing on CityTV throughout the month or anytime on YouTube. The monthly magazine show airs every day at 8:00 a.m., 6:30 p.m., and 10:30 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 March edition of “In the City” also features:
- Join citizens at the City Hall Rotunda providing input to the Planning Department’s proposal to encourage development and revitalize Downtown Murfreesboro through an expanded Core Overlay Zoning District https://youtu.be/E4FytJLbIOs.
- Workforce Development is a critical part of Murfreesboro’s growth and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) is the premier provider or workforce training in Rutherford County. An Open House recently showcased TCATs alternative programs to 4-year and 2-year institutions of higher learning https://youtu.be/bGv1nDancpg.
- Battalion Chief Brian Lowe provides viewers a behind-the-scene tour of Murfreesboro’s newest fire station on Medical Center Parkway. It features a History and Education Center with a refurbished 1892 Ahrens Steam Fire Engine. The station also houses a 100’ Sutphen aerial platform for responding to the City’s tallest buildings, Swift Water Rescue, and a police precinct. Watch Michael Linn White experience the slide firefighters use to get from the second story bunk rooms to the Engine room. https://youtu.be/62wlARzLgZ4.
- An Open House at Linebaugh Library recently showcased big changes and new services. Branch Librarian Carol Ghattas gives “In the City” a detailed tour of the new features and renovation https://youtu.be/SxbW-8mRGNE.
- Golf Commission Chair Bill Allen was recognized for 35 years of service. Mayor Shane McFarland noted the development of golf in Murfreesboro under Allen’s leadership before giving the WWII veteran the Key to the City for his many years of service. Allen gave the credit to others and quoted comedian Bob Hope, “Thanks for the memories!” https://youtu.be/TMUxRA2qAhM .
- Major Clyde Adkison gives a fond farewell to his friends and colleagues after 40 years with the Murfreesboro Police Department. A standing room crowd gathered in the Community Room of the new Police Headquarters to honor Adkison who started with MPD as a dispatcher in 1978. Watch as the good humor and deep emotion flows https://youtu.be/W36uhdymIBg.
- Celebrate diversity with Black History Month at Patterson Park Community Center https://youtu.be/Ivr8u9YwX_E.
- Did you know 2,900 residential Clothes Dryer Fires occur annually? Watch a PSA produced by Murfreesboro Fire Rescue and CityTV to prevent the most common household fire https://youtu.be/Zrewega4E9w.
- Find out why the Rutherford County Health Department, United Way and St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital team-up each year to offer a Community Baby Shower to women who need resources for safe baby health https://youtu.be/rVnQAxkjGwg.
‘In the City,’ your source for what’s happening in Murfreesboro, is produced monthly by CityTV’s Steve Burris in the studios located at City Hall.
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