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Tennessee Department of Health announces Traumatic Brain Injury Conference set for March 17th

 

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – Approximately 8,000 Tennesseans are hospitalized each year with brain injuries. For each patient, there are physical and economic impacts, sometimes causing lasting distress for individuals, families and communities.

Health and medical professionals from across the state will gather in Nashville March 17th to discuss new developments in preventing traumatic brain injury. The conference is open to the public and will be held on the campus of David Lipscomb University. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam gives 2015 State of the State and Budget address

 

Governor’s budget proposal prioritizes K-12 and higher education, jobs  

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam tonight delivered his 2015 State of the State and Budget address before a joint session of the 109th General Assembly in the House Chamber.

During the speech, he promised to move “full speed ahead” in serving Tennessee taxpayers and highlighted many of the state’s successes.

“I stand here tonight to tell you that the state of our state is enviable in many ways,” Haslam said. “There are a lot of good things happening in Tennessee, and they’re being recognized in significant ways across the country.”

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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An Affair with Chocolate—Fabulous Fun!

 

Chocolate AffairClarksville, TN – It was my first visit to Chocolate Affair sponsored by Planters Bank and the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department. At a cost of a mere $15.00, it was the bargain of the year. Seventeen vendors gave every attendee at least one piece of superb chocolate—and what a variety of treats!

Magician Russ Nowack startled chocolate eaters with appearing and disappearing coins and other mind-boggling feats. D J Folley of Big Fish Entertainment kept the music lively as kids in the audience showed off their moves.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Chocolate Affair was a big hit this past Saturday.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Chocolate Affair was a big hit this past Saturday.

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AAA reports Gas Prices rise 12 Cents per gallon in One Week

 

Gas prices in February usually rise 22 cents

AAATampa, FL – Motorists saw pump prices jump more than a dime last week. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded rose 12 cents in seven days. The state averages also rose 13 cents in Florida, 10 cents in Georgia, and 12 cents in Tennessee.

“Gas prices increased due to a series of refinery issues in the Midwest and a rise in crude oil prices,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Gasoline and oil prices quickly rose mid-week, but stabilized through the weekend.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Youth and Teen Fly Fishing program to be held March 5th – 26th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Do you like fishing? Are you interested in aquatic environments? Clarksville Parks and Recreation has once again teamed up with the National Fishing in Schools Program to offer a class in basic fly fishing!

Class will be held at the Crow Community Center on Thursdays from 4:00pm to 5:00pm, March 5th through March 26th, and is open to grades 6-12.

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Nashville Sounds to hold Two Job Fairs in February

 

Team Will Hire 250-300 Seasonal Employees To Help Operate First Tennessee Park in North Nashville

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds are looking for fun, outgoing, fan-friendly individuals to become a part of our game day staff during the 2015 season and will host job fairs for seasonal employment candidates on two dates next week.

The Sounds and Centerplate, the team’s food & beverage service provider, will combine to hire between 250 and 300 game day employees to operate state-of-the-art First Tennessee Park, which opens in April in North Nashville.

First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay State University’s annual GuitarFest to be held February 16th and 17th

 

The APSU Music DepartmentClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts present the annual APSU GuitarFest, which will feature guest artist concerts, lectures and workshops.

The concerts take place on Monday, February 16th and Tuesday, February 17th at 7:30pm in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall and are free and open to the public.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

APSU Professor of Music Stanley Yates playing at GuitarFest.

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Roxy Regional Theatre brings classic Country Hits to Clarksville with “Honky Tonk Angels”, February 13th – March 7th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Move over, Tammy, Dolly and Loretta … there’s a new trio in town! Classic country gets a musical makeover in Ted Swindley’s “Honky Tonk Angels” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, beginning February 13th at 8:00pm.

Audiences who could not get enough of Always…Patsy Cline will find the perfect match in creator Ted Swindley’s follow-up, which combines over 30 classic country tunes (including “I’ll Fly Away,” “Stand by Your Man,” “Harper Valley PTA,” “9 to 5,” “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “Ode to Billy Jo,” “These Boots Are Made for Walking,” “Rocky Top” and “I Will Always Love You”) with a hilarious story about three gutsy gals who are determined to better their lives and follow their dreams to Nashville.

Honky Tonk Angels at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars (Top L to R) Jama Bowen, Corinne Bupp and Kristina Wilson.

Honky Tonk Angels at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars (Top L to R) Jama Bowen, Corinne Bupp and Kristina Wilson.

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Clarksville’s Tandoor Indian Restaurant creates that special moment this Valentine’s Day

 

Tandoor Indian BistroClarksville, TN – Come and celebrate a romantic Valentine’s Day at the Tandoor Indian Bistro with the one you love. Enjoy eastern flavors and exotic spices for a Valentine’s Day dinner that won’t be forgotten.

There will be live music throughout the evening featuring the lovely Harpist Deanna Loveland along with Master Violinist Tim Lorsch who will be playing the violin and mandolin.

If you wish to avoid the Valentine’s Day rush, Deanna Loveland will also be playing at the restaurant on February 13th, and 15th.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors Baseball looks to return to the OVC Elite in 2015

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team opens its 2015 regular season Friday, February 13th versus Niagara looking to get off to a good start in what hopes to be a return to the top of the Ohio Valley Conference after suffering growing pains and injuries in 2014.

The Governors had 13 freshmen on last years’ squad, including eight that played significant time, which led to some growing pains for a team that had won the conference’s tournament the three previous seasons.

Austin Peay State University Baseball begins 2015 season with eye on the OVC Tournament.

Austin Peay State University Baseball begins 2015 season with eye on the OVC Tournament.

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