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Posted on: May 3, 2022

[ARCHIVED] May ‘In the City’ features top educator Raeven Brooks, Augusta youth golfer Hagen Williams, more

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The Milken Educator Award goes to a Murfreesboro teacher, Summer Camps by the Murfreesboro Police Department, and a native son makes the Boro proud at Augusta. These stories and more featured this month “In the City.” 


Murfreesboro’s video magazine is currently airing on YouTube, CityTV and other platforms throughout May, featuring the latest City news at


“In the City” is hosted by Michael Linn White and produced by Multi-Media Producer Steve Burris every month in the studios located at Murfreesboro City Hall.   


Stories in the May edition of “In the City” include: 


  • Raeven Brooks, a teacher at Black Fox Elementary, honored by Gov. Bill Lee and the Milken Family Foundation as the Milken Award recipient. Her reward--$25,000 to use any way she chooses. See her response to receiving the prestigious honor 
  • The Murfreesboro Police Department SROs host four fun weeklong junior officer Summer Camps to promote character, swimming, bowling and more. Visit for more information   
  • Mayor Shane McFarland recognized 11-year-old Hagen Williams, who excelled at the #Drive, Chip, & Putt Competition at Augusta National Golf Club  
  • Eight Murfreesboro Fire Rescue firefighters assist Sevier County fighting wildfires in East Tennessee. Captain Adam Brown shares the mission protecting communities in 2022. In 2018 MFRD responded to the Gatlinburg wildfires for seven days 
  • Sustainable Water Solutions are goals of educators and the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department Stormwater advocates. Watch hands-on learning in the Hobgood Elementary classroom 
  • Women who shaped Rutherford County history came to life on the Washington Theatre stage through ‘Party of Twelve,’ a special play by playwright Mary Donnet Johnson celebrating the centennial of woman’s suffrage. Michael Linn White highlights the characters and the challenges of this history-making performance  
  • Plus, Mayor McFarland addresses three major issues toward addressing future solutions to Solid Waste, Telecommunicator of the Year, PAWS Pet of the Month, STEM teacher finalists and more ‘In the City.’  


The May 2022 edition of “In the City” is airing on CityTV throughout the month or can be viewed anytime on the City of Murfreesboro’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. The magazine show airs every day at 8:00 a.m., 6:30 p.m., and 10:30 p.m. on CityTV.  Murfreesboro CityTV can be viewed on Comcast Xfinity Channels 3 and 1094, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV. 


For all the latest City news, visit or watch the most recent newsbreaks and past episodes of “In the City” on our YouTube channel or


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