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Nashville Sounds blast Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 10-5

 

Jason Pridie Launches Two Home Runs, Drives In Four

Nashville SoundsColorado Springs, CO – The Sounds smashed seven extra-base hits, including three home runs, and cruised to a 10-5 victory over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox at Security Service Field on Monday night.

Jason Pridie led the way once again for Nashville, blasting two long balls and collecting four RBIs in the rout. Joey Wendle also went 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles, while Nate Freiman went yard for the first time this season to help the Sounds to a five-run victory.

Nashville Sounds get 10-5 win at Colorado Springs Sky Sox.

Nashville Sounds get 10-5 win at Colorado Springs Sky Sox.

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Tennessee Titans hire Jim Wyatt as Senior Writer/Editor of TitansOnline.com

 

Six-time Tennessee Sportswriter of the Year Jim Wyatt has been named senior writer and editor of the Tennessee Titans official website, www.Titansonline.com

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans are proud to announce that six-time Tennessee Sportswriter of the Year Jim Wyatt has today been named senior writer and editor of the Tennessee Titans official website, www.Titansonline.com.

“Titansonline.com has grown dramatically during the past two years, and we are thrilled to add a writer of Jim’s caliber as our site’s lead writer,” said Titans interim President and CEO Steve Underwood.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam issues Directive

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has issued a directive to Adjutant General Max Haston to review security policies and procedures at National Guard armories, storefront recruiting facilities, and other installations and take appropriate steps to ensure the safety of Guardsmen, citizens, and property.

He also instructed Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons to assess the process for issuing handgun carry permits to trained members of the military and to look for ways to streamline it.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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AAA reports Falling Oil pushes Gas Prices at the Pump Lower

 

AAATampa, FL – Gas prices dipped last week after the price of oil fell to its lowest level in 3 months. West Texas Intermediate settled below $51.00 a barrel for the first time since April and gas prices are responding in kind.

“The price of oil continues to be the main driver of gas prices, said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “As oil gets cheaper, it becomes less expensive to produce gasoline, and those savings are reflected in prices at the pump.”

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LEAP Organization Takes Group to New York for 5th Annual Education Excursion

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – New York City was the destination for the LEAP Organization’s 5th Annual Education Excursion. Youth from Clarksville along with chaperones and community members embarked on a four day journey to New York to educate LEAP youth by exposing them to other cities, their cultural differences and historical landmarks.

Places that were visited included the 911 Tribute Center and Memorial Center, Rockefeller Center/Top of the Rock, Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Luna Park Coney Island, Madison Square Garden, and Madame Tussauds Celebrity Wax Museum in addition to several museums and sight-seeing cruises.

Youth at Madison Square Garden during LEAP Organization’s 5th Annual Education Excursion.

Youth at Madison Square Garden during LEAP Organization’s 5th Annual Education Excursion.

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Cooling at the Cave to be held at Dunbar Cave this Saturday July 25th, 2015

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – On Saturday, July 25th, from 3:00pm-5:00pm, come out to Dunbar Cave State Park for the annual Cooling at the Cave event. Join the Friends of Dunbar Cave in enjoying live music, games and refreshments at the cool cave entrance.

Prior to air conditioning being widely available, locals would gather at Dunbar Cave to enjoy the cool air gently blowing from the mouth of the cave. Many concerts were held there as people would fellowship and beat the heat of summer.

Cumberland Winds Jazz Project

Cumberland Winds Jazz Project

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for July 20th, 2015

 

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: Summer Night Lights, Teen Takeover, Jurassic Park, and Liberty Live Concert.

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Better Business Bureau reports VIP Directory Scam Targets Local Businesses in Clarksville

 

Better Business Bureau - BBBClarksville, TN – The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns area businesses of the practices of VIP Community Health & Wellness Physicians Directory, owned and operated by Johnny Randles, also known as John Edward Randles, Jr.

The company does not have a physical location and uses PO Box 3, Old Hickory, TN 37138 as a business address, phone numbers are 423.414.5082 and 423.710.2479.

BBB has received complaints from businesses in Clarksville, Dickson, Hermitage and the Chattanooga area stating they contracted and paid in advance $900.00 – $1,120 for advertising in a directory that would be distributed to area clinics and hospitals. «Read the rest of this article»

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Instant Peay Play: Dog Days of Summer signify Fall Sports to report soon for Austin Peay State University

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With temperatures in the mid to high 90’s recently, as well as a heat index well above 100, is doesn’t feel like Austin Peay State University’s fall sports are nearing their respective reporting dates to kick off the 2015-16 school year; but they are quickly approaching.

The Lady Govs soccer team will be among the first to report, with the squad having its first of two home exhibition matches coming versus Indiana State, in just 21 days away on August 11h, with its regular-season opener coming 10 days after that on August 21st against Alabama-Birmingham.

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Nashville Zoo Hosts Commodore Day for Vanderbilt Fans

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Nashville Zoo invites Vanderbilt fans to Commodore Appreciation Day on Sunday August 2nd.  From 1:00pm – 4:00pm, the Vanderbilt athletics department will be at the Zoo with activities, games and autograph opportunities with members of the Commodore Football program.

Activities for Commodore Appreciation Day take place on the Zoo’s Festival Field. Kids can enjoy inflatables, sports activities, and picture opportunities with Vandy gear. Representatives from the Vanderbilt Athletics Department and Football program will be on hand to participate in games, sign autographs and meet fans.

Commodore Day at the Nashville Zoo Sunday, August 2nd.

Commodore Day at the Nashville Zoo Sunday, August 2nd.

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