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Nashville Sounds beat Memphis Redbirds 7-2 for Third win in a Row

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Wily Peralta struck out a career high 11 batters as the Nashville Sounds handed the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds a 7-3 defeat on Thursday night at Greer Stadium.

The win gave Nashville its third victory of the series and ninth win in the 16-game season series to earn the Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup Series.

With a 48-57 record, the Sounds are less than 10 games under .500 for the first time since May 27th when they were 20-29.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Tennessee School Districts Show Significant Growth on the 2012 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education is pleased to announce today that student performance on the 2012 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program improved significantly in school districts across the state.

Nearly all of the state’s 136 districts saw proficiently levels increase, and two-thirds improved in every subject of the 3-8 TCAP Achievement tests. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer invites fans to watch Colombia-US Soccer match at the Blackhorse Pub and Brewery

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University soccer fans are invited to the Blackhorse, in downtown Clarksville, 11:00am, Saturday, to watch Lady Govs Natalia Ariza and Tatiana Ariza, as part of the Colombian Women’s soccer team, take on the United States Women’s soccer team at the 2012 London Olympics, live from Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System improves in all Areas according to latest TCAP

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County School System earned bragging rights as the Tennessee Department of Education announced student performance on the 2012 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program.

CMCSS has improved in achievement proficiency in all subject areas and grades, with the exception of U.S. History, which remains at an exceptionally high 97 percent proficient. «Read the rest of this article»

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Honda recalls some 2012 Honda CR-V and 2013 Acura ILX models

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Honda is recalling certain model year 2012 Honda CR-V and model year 2013 Acura ILX vehicles. If the manual or power door lock is activated while an interior front door handle is being operated by an occupant, the cable connecting the interior door handle to the door latch mechanism may become loose and move out of position.

There is a possibility that the cable can move far enough out of position to prevent the door from properly latching.

(Left to Right) 2012 Honda CR-V and 2013 Acura ILX.

(Left to Right) 2012 Honda CR-V and 2013 Acura ILX.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs says Keep your cool: Choose reliable Air Conditioning Repair Companies

 

Tennessee Division of Consumer AffairsNashville, TN – With the temperatures reaching into the triple digits this summer, it is more important than ever to have a working, reliable air conditioning unit. Scam artists know this and use the rise in the heat to take advantage of consumers by charging for unnecessary repair work.

“Consumers should always check the warranty before making any repairs,” said Consumer Affairs Director Gary Cordell. “It is important to be an educated consumer and to do your homework before spending any money on repairs.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Technology Center in Nashville offering one-time scholarships for Dental Assisting

 

Tennessee Technology CenterNashville, TN – “I have been notified by the Tennessee Technology Center in Nashville that they are investing in the startup of a world class dental assisting program,” Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts stated.

Because they are not known as a Dental Assisting School, they are offering 15 one-time nonrecurring $1000 scholarships for the first 15 students to enroll in Dental Assisting.

Please share this information with your friends, neighbors and dislocated workers and have interested parties contact Ms. Vicky Myatt at 615.425.5533, vmyatt@ttcnashville.edu for more information.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau announces New Board Members

 

Clarksville Montgomery County Convention and Visitors BureauClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is pleased to announce The Honorable Geno Grubbs as the Chairman of the 2012-2013 Board of Directors.

At the July 25th CVB Board meeting, Carolyn Pierce was appointed as the Chair-Elect and will serve as the Chairperson for the 2013-2014 term.

Geno Grubbs

Geno Grubbs

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Austin Peay State University to break ground on new Math and Computer Science Building on August 17th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, a narrow brick house off Ford Street, behind the Austin Peay State University Hemlock Semiconductor Building, was torn down. All that remains in its absence is a dirt lot, with a few patches of grass and gravel covering it.

At 10:00am on August 17th, shovels will plunge into that dry earth to mark the beginning of construction on APSU’s new $6.7 million mathematics and computer science building. The two-story classroom building, designed by Rufus Johnson Associates, is projected to open in the spring of 2014.

Concept Drawings of the New Math and Computer Science Buillding at APSU

Concept Drawings of the New Math and Computer Science Buillding at APSU

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Independence Drive Water Outage

 

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Independence Drive to repair a six-inch water main leak. Repairs are expected to be complete and water restored by approximately 1:00pm.

The road is open to traffic.

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