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AT&T Hiring for more than 100 Retail Store Positions across Tennessee

 

Positions Focus on Overall Customer Service Experience
in AT&T’s Company Owned Retail Stores

AT&TNashville, TN – Today AT&T announced it is hiring for more than 100 full-time and part-time retail sales consultant and sales support representative positions across Tennessee. These positions are available in AT&T’s company owned retail (COR) stores and are a result of the continued expansion of AT&T’s growing wireless segment which also includes the remodeling and expansion of AT&T’s stores.

Potential candidates will focus first on delivering a respectful and expedient customer service experience while selling AT&T products and services, handling billing and account inquiries, processing payments, reviewing account activity, discussing rate plans and features, as well as troubleshooting and answering simple technical questions about smartphones and mobile services. Potential candidates will also educate consumers on the latest AT&T wired products available for purchase.

“It is great to see that companies like AT&T are bringing new jobs to our state,” said Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey. “This news just reinforces that we must continue to make the volunteer state an attractive place for business investment, because it results in the creation of jobs.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Unit visits with community residents, officials

 

Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte
300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionKunar Province, Afghanistan – Task Force Bulldog, greets children in Samatan village in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province September 24th. The unit visited residents to listen to concerns and discuss potential public works projects in the community.

Area security issues were also discussed with the Dag Afghan National Police checkpoint.

U.S. Army Spc. Robert E. Yates of New Orleans, a team leader with 3rd Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Bulldog, gives a fist bump to a youth in Samatan village in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province Sept. 24th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Spc. Robert E. Yates of New Orleans, a team leader with 3rd Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Bulldog, gives a fist bump to a youth in Samatan village in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province Sept. 24th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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Bredesen Awards $3.5 Million in Parks and Recreation Grants

 

50 Local Parks and Recreation Fund Grants Announced Today
Including Efforts in Montgomery County

Nashville, TN – Governor Phil Bredesen and Environment and Conservation Commissioner Jim Fyke today announced more than $3.5 million in Local Parks and Recreation Fund grants will be awarded to recipients across Tennessee.

In Montgomery County, the city of Clarksville will receive $145,000 for a 10-acre property to be donated to the city for a park. Specific amenities will include site preparations, enhanced road/loop, parking areas, signage, picnic areas, restrooms and trail development.

“Recreational facilities are set aside for the enjoyment of our state’s citizens and visitors alike,” said Bredesen.  “These grants will enhance and expand outstanding recreational projects like parks, community centers, ballfields and playgrounds.  I’m pleased we are in a position to grant these 50 awards and thank the Tennessee General Assembly for helping make this effort possible.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Seventh Graders Face Immunization Deadline

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System is communicating with parents of more than 800 seventh graders that their children have not yet met state vaccination requirements.

State law requires that all seventh graders receive the  tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis booster and a second dose of the chicken pox vaccine or provide to the school a temporary certificate of immunization which serves as official notice that a vaccination appointment has been made for the student. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU’s Harris captures weekly OVC golf honor

 

APSU Women’s Golf

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University senior golfer Chelsea Harris, who captured medalist honors at the SIUE Intercollegiate presented by DoubleTree, has been named Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Golf of the Week.

Chelsea HarrisAfter an opening round 77, Harris fired a final round even-par score 72 to capture the individual title at the tourney played at the Sunset Hills Country Club. With the two-round total of 149, Harris topped her nearest competitor by four strokes. That 149 also tied for the seventh best two-round total in Lady Govs’ history while Tuesday’s 72 tied for the fourth best individual round.

It marked the Metropolis, IL, native’s third career tournament championship, including last year’s Ohio Valley Conference Championship. Harris has finished in the top five at all three tournaments she has competed in this fall.

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Sharon Ridley Named PCL’s Nominee For Woman Executive Of The Year

 

Longest-Tenured Sounds Employee Has Been With Club Since 1988

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds are proud to announce that office manager Sharon Ridley has been named as the Pacific Coast League’s nominee for the 2010 Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year award.

The award, presented by Rawlings, is based on outstanding contributions by a female executive to a Minor League ball club or league throughout the season. Ridley’s nomination was voted on by PCL Presidents and General Managers.

Each of the 16 minor leagues submit one nominee for the national award, which will be announced at baseball’s winter meetings in Orlando in December. The prominent award has been given out annually since 1976. «Read the rest of this article»

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Outstanding Tennessee Battlefield advocates honored by National Historic Preservation Group

 

Civil War Preservation Trust recognizes Tennessee champions of battlefield preservation

Civil War Preservation TrustFranklin, TN – During a ceremony this morning at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, the national Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) recognized two battlefield advocacy groups and a long-time Tennessee preservation official with Chairman’s Awards for Achievement in Historic Preservation. The awards, presented by CWPT Chairman John L. Nau, III, honored the Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association, the Battle of Franklin Trust, and Tennessee Wars Commission director Fred Prouty.

According to Nau, the recipients are among CWPT’s most valuable partners in protecting and interpreting significant Civil War sites.  “Without the dedicated efforts of outstanding allies at the state and local levels, the work of this organization would be immeasurably more difficult.  These individuals and organizations represent the very finest efforts and intentions of the historic preservation movement and deserve our profound gratitude,” he said.

(From L-R):  Civil War Preservation Trust Chairman John L. Nau, III, recently honored Tennessee Wars Commission Director Fred Prouty with a Chairman’s Award of Excellence in Historic Preservation for his work to help restore and preserve Tennessee’s battlefields.

(From L-R): Civil War Preservation Trust Chairman John L. Nau, III, recently honored Tennessee Wars Commission Director Fred Prouty with a Chairman’s Award of Excellence in Historic Preservation for his work to help restore and preserve Tennessee’s battlefields.

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APSU will be host to elementary, middle school teachers at STEM conference

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Elementary and middle school teachers will participate in a conference that will focus on strategies for integrating science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) principles into instruction in grades K-8.

The conference will be held Saturday, October 2nd in the Claxton Building at Austin Peay State University.

Keynote speaker will be Michael Wilson, manager of the APSU Geographical Information Systems (GIS). His talk will focus on ways K-8 students can display experimental or research data. «Read the rest of this article»

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Free Youth Deer Hunt Contest Underway

 

Opportunity to Record First Harvest

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Youth between the ages of 10-15, who are hunter safety certified and who have never harvested a deer, are eligible to win a special hunt for the opening day of the Tennessee Young Sportsman Deer Hunt on Saturday, October 30th, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced.

A gracious landowner in Humphreys County has donated his property for this hunt for 30 young hunters. The private farm incorporates a variety of wildlife management practices and totals more than 2,000 acres of prime deer habitat. In addition to the hunt, participants are allowed to take part in a Friday night cookout and campout (participants must provide their own camping gear). «Read the rest of this article»

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Don’t Miss Clarksville’s Award Winning Event – Fright on Franklin

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The 2nd Annual Fright on Franklin, presented by The City of Clarksville and Planter’s Bank, will take place, Saturday, October 30th starting at 4:00pm. This free, family friendly and award winning event is for adults and kids of all ages and will feature safe trick-or-treating, costume contests, and much more!

Fright on Franklin festivities will begin with local businesses lining Franklin Street and Downtown Clarksville where kids can trick-or-treat safely with the supervision of their parents. «Read the rest of this article»

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