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Posted on: February 8, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 'In the City' airing on YouTube, City TV with Indoor Soccer, Skatepark, more

ITC FEB 2023

From a new Indoor Soccer Facility to plans for a new City Skatepark and the first meeting of the Community Investment Trust Board of Trustees, CityTV has all the news “In the City” this month.


The monthly video magazine is airing its latest edition on YouTube, CityTV and other platforms throughout February. Watch “In the City” on YouTube at or CityTV throughout the month with Michael Linn White. 


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


  • Parks & Recreation Department Director Nate Williams introduces us to the new 110,000 square foot Indoor Soccer and Practice Facility at Richard Siegel Soccer Complex. The Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA) has made Murfreesboro its headquarters in partnership with the City and the Parks Department to make Murfreesboro a destination for soccer development 
  • The Community Investment Trust Board of Trustees has begun work mapping out a plan for investing and dispersing proceeds generated from the sale of the City’s electric distribution system. Trustee and former City Councilmember Rick LaLance explains how the Trust and the funds will benefit the citizens and charitable strategic partners of Murfreesboro     
  • The City hears feedback from skateboard enthusiasts on developing a new proposed Skate Park in Old Fort Park. Learn more about the design and planning process and Canadian-based Newline Skateparks along with comments from skateboarders in a report from Steve Burris 
  • Patterson Park’s Washington Theatre featured Battle of the Bands in February, but it is also the stage for children’s theatre, cultural arts, Blues in the Boro and more. Visit
  • The Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department honored the first female African American firefighter who worked for the City of Murfreesboro. Michael Linn White features the trailblazing career of Mary Madding 
  • The community came together to march in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day march on Jan. 16, 2023. Councilmember Kirt Wade was among the marchers who walked for the first time on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., which changed to honor the slain civil rights leader  
  • If you are interested in employment with the City of Murfreesboro, check out the newest episode of “Welcome to Our World” with Fredia Coldwell and Aly Dabbs in Employee Services featuring City departments and job opportunities 
  • Plus, PAWS Pet of the Month, the MCS Teachers of the Year, Mental Health Transitional Coaches in City Schools, the newest STARS Award recipient, a newly named Assistant City Manager and more  


“In the City” is your source for what is happening in the growing City of Murfreesboro. 


The February 2023 edition of “In the City” is airing on CityTV throughout the month or viewed anytime on the City of Murfreesboro’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. The magazine show airs every day at 8:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m., and 10:30 p.m. on CityTV. 


View Murfreesboro CityTV on Comcast Xfinity Channels 3 and 1094, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV, and Mobile devices via the App store. 


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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