Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds had a successful hit making season this year. On September 9th, 2016 they played the third of a five game series against the Oklahoma City Dodgers. The two teams both with one win each on Friday were in contention for the number one spot in Minor League Baseball’s Pacific Coast League.
An enthusiastic crowd was present to support the Sounds at their initial post season home game at First Tennessee Park located in the Capital District of Nashville, Tennessee. The game was close most of the night with the Sounds ultimately winning a thrilling 6 to 5 victory.
SUBWAY® Restaurants Joins the American Heart Association to Encourage All Americans To Add One More Cup of Color
Dallas, TX – In a landmark nationwide effort, the American Heart Association (AHA) is announcing a new initiative called +color, focusing on the positive health impact of fruits and vegetables.
The health impact of +color may be simple yet significant: It is estimated that if Americans ate the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables every day, approximately 39,900 deaths would be prevented from cardiovascular diseases, stroke and diabetes and $7.6 billion in medical costs could be saved annually.,
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Republican Party released the following statement from Chairman Ryan Haynes regarding the most recent example of hypocrisy provided by Tennessee Democrats in their quest for attention:
“It’s a shame when an attempt to score political points gives an entire Party amnesia about their own activities, but that is exactly what has happened with Tennessee Democrats,” said Haynes.
Written by Elizabeth Landau
Pasadena, CA – In the ongoing hunt for the universe’s earliest galaxies, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has wrapped up its observations for the Frontier Fields project. This ambitious project has combined the power of all three of NASA’s Great Observatories — Spitzer, the Hubble Space Telescope and the Chandra X-ray Observatory — to delve as far back in time and space as current technology can allow.
Even with today’s best telescopes, it is difficult to gather enough light from the very first galaxies, located more than 13 billion light years away, to learn much about them beyond their approximate distance.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today that nearly 7,500 more postsecondary credits were awarded to Tennessee public school students in 2016 when compared to 2014.
Additionally, more students than ever before in Tennessee are taking Advanced Placement (AP) exams, with 27,699 students taking one or more exam in 2016—up 8.8 percent from last year.
Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
Fort Campbell, KY – Sometimes the burdens Soldiers bear can feel like a 50-pound rucksack weighing them down physically, mentally and emotionally.
That burden can lead a Soldier to take his or her life, if not properly mitigated.
As part of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Soldiers of 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., conducted the Burden Bearer Challenge, September 20th, here.
Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts
Clarksville, TN – One federal agency, four state departments and fifteen months later, the phone call Scott Thomas, owner of Thomas Lumber Company in Clarksville made to Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts about his company’s need to have current employees and applicants tested for a commercial drivers’ license has ended in a victory for job applicants and companies in northern Middle Tennessee.
On Thursday, September 22nd, a red ribbon was cut on the mobile commercial drivers’ license testing site at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) in Clarksville.
Montgomery County, TN – On Friday, October 7th, 2016, Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts and the Business Advisory Council for transitional students in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System will be hosting the #InclusionWorks Employer Seminar.
Clarksville, TN – More than 80 delegates will adorn Clarksville for the 2017 Miss Tennessee USA and Miss Tennessee Teen USA Pageant on October 7th-8th, 2016 at the Austin Peay State University Music and Mass Communications Building.
Organized and produced by Greenwood Productions, the upcoming pageant marks Clarksville’s 18th year to host the event.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department reports Teneka Jones has been located and is safe.
The CPD Detective Adrian Anderson had been searching for the missing juvenile and had requested public assistance.
Teneka ran away from her residence (1900 block of Memorial Drive) and was last seen on September 3rd, 2016.
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