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Advocates Flood Nashville to Call Attention to the Importance of Suicide Prevention for Schools and Health Professionals

 

American Foundation for SuicideNashville, TN – On average, one person dies by suicide every 9.2 hours in Tennessee.

On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016, volunteers from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the largest suicide prevention organization in the United States, will arrive at the state capitol to meet with lawmakers to encourage them to make suicide prevention a priority — specifically by supporting expansion of the Jason Flatt Act and passage of the Kenneth and Madge Tullis, M.D., Suicide Prevention Training Act of 2016.

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#23/25 UT Lady Vols fall in Overtime to #12/11 Texas A&M Aggies, 76-71

 

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UT Lady VolsCollege Station, TX  Jordan Reynolds scored a career-high 16 points but the No. 23/25 Lady Vols came up short in the fourth quarter and overtime in a 76-71 loss to No. 12/11 Texas A&M on Sunday at Reed Arena.

Tennessee (14-9, 5-5 SEC) dominated the third quarter and held a 13-point lead early in the fourth. Texas A&M (16-7, 6-4 SEC) outscored the Lady Vols 36-20 in the fourth-quarter and overtime.

Reynolds scored 16 points on 7-of-13 shooting and also collected seven rebounds and three assists. Mercedes Russell nearly had a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds. Andraya Carter added 11 points, five boards and four assists in the loss.

Tennessee Lady Vols junior guard Jordan Reynolds scores a career-high 16 points in the loss to Texas A&M. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Lady Vols junior guard Jordan Reynolds scores a career-high 16 points in the loss to Texas A&M. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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AAA lists Top-Rated Restaurants in Tennessee

 

Leading-edge restaurants impress knowledgeable guests with innovative menus and enticing surroundings

AAAKnoxville, TN – Throughout the U.S., Canada and Caribbean, only two percent of restaurants are awarded the AAA/CAA Four Diamond Rating for 2016. However, four of them can be found in Tennessee.  

“These restaurants take great pride in attaining the Four Diamond Rating,” said Don Lindsey, Tennessee Public Affairs Director, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Tennesseans and tourists who dine at Four Diamond restaurants can expect personalized service, enhanced guest comfort and memorable experiences.”

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APSU Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center announces Kenneth Maddox as interim director

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Kenneth Maddox has come “back home” to APSU for the spring 2016 semester to serve as the interim director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center.

Maddox, a two time alumni of the University, agreed to serve in this capacity after the former director, Henderson Hill III, accepted a new position at the University of Toledo.

Kenneth Maddox named interim director of Austin Peay Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

Kenneth Maddox named interim director of Austin Peay Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

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Tennessee State Museum presents “I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage” through June 24th, 2016

 

Tennessee State MuseumNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Museum and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) have collaborated to present museum visitors and theater audiences with an exhibition that gives a snapshot of Tennessee’s rich African American musical heritage.

The exhibition, I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage, is free to the public and on view in the G Level Gallery in the lobby that connects the Tennessee State Museum and TPAC in the Polk Cultural Center.

I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage

I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage

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Clarksville Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of February 7th, 2016

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The economic data were mixed. The ISM Manufacturing Index remained below the break even level in January, with a pickup in new orders and a softening in employment.

The ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Index slowed more than anticipated. The January Employment Report seemed to have something for everybody. Nonfarm payrolls rose less than forecast.

However, the unemployment rate edged lower, hours moved higher and average hourly earnings advanced – all likely to catch the attention of Fed policymakers.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for February 7th, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Queen City Road Race T-shirt contest for kids, Martial Arts and Free Silver Social.

Kleeman Community Center to Host Free Silver Social to celebrate Mardi Gras Saturday, February 20th, 2016.

Kleeman Community Center to Host Free Silver Social to celebrate Mardi Gras Saturday, February 20th, 2016.

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#23/25 UT Lady Vols travel to #12/11 Texas A&M Sunday looking for road win

 

#23/25 Tennessee (14-8/5-4 SEC) vs. #12/11 Texas A&M (15-7/5-4 SEC)

Sunday, February 7th, 2016 | 3:01pm CT/3:01pm ET
College Station, TX | Reed Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #23/25 Lady Vols (14-8, 5-4 SEC) will look for a road victory as they take on #12/11 Texas A&M (15-7, 5-4 SEC) on Sunday. Tip off is slated for 3:00pm CT/4:00pm ET, and the game will be broadcast on ESPN and available online via WatchESPN.

The Lady Vols and Aggies enter the contest knotted up in fourth place in the SEC standings, one game ahead of Auburn, Georgia and Missouri in the loss column.

Tennessee brings a two-game winning streak into the contest after it defeated Alabama (70-42) last Sunday and Arkansas (75-57) on Thursday night, both in Knoxville, to rise from ninth to fourth in the league standings.

The #23/25 Tennessee Lady Vols (14-8, 5-4 SEC) will look for a road victory as they take on #12/11 Texas A&M (15-7, 5-4 SEC) on Sunday. (UT Athletics Department)

The #23/25 Tennessee Lady Vols (14-8, 5-4 SEC) will look for a road victory as they take on #12/11 Texas A&M (15-7, 5-4 SEC) on Sunday. (UT Athletics Department)

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Light Snow possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County on Monday

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Servcie (NWS) reports a strong and deep upper level trough will begin developing over the eastern U.S. today and into Monday. Meanwhile, a strong cold front will move through the region tonight and bring noticeably colder temperatures to the area.

As numerous impulses interact with the increasingly colder air mass, rain on Sunday night will change over to snow for Clarksville-Montgomery County and for much of Middle Tennessee by midday Monday.

A light snowfall is possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County Monday afternoon through Monday night.

A light snowfall is possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County Monday afternoon through Monday night.

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TBI arrests Brian Bric of Palmyra for Aggravated Assault of Deputies in Waverly

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a Montgomery County man facing multiple charges, including aggravated assault, in connection with a 2015 shooting involving Humphreys County deputies.

On November 11th, 2015, at the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Special Agents began investigating an officer-involved shooting off Highway 13 in Waverly, TN.

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