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City of Clarksville, Montgomery County, join AARP Network of Age-Friendly States, Communities

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Montgomery County and the City of Clarksville have joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities, which is part of the AARP Livable Community Initiative, Tennessee AARP and local officials announced Monday, May 6th, 2019.

AARP Tennessee Director Rebecca Kelly and AARP Community Outreach Director Stacy Pennington presented Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts with certificates officially welcoming the Clarksville-Montgomery County community into the AARP Network.  Col. Joseph Kuchan, Fort Campbell Garrison Commander, was recognized for the post’s willingness to support the community’s age-friendly efforts.

AARP Tennessee Director Rebecca Kelly and AARP Community Outreach Director Stacy Pennington presented Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts with certificates officially welcoming the Clarksville-Montgomery County community into the AARP Network. Col. Joseph Kuchan, Fort Campbell Garrison Commander, was recognized for the post’s willingness to support the community’s age-friendly efforts.

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Clarksville to Host USSSA Super NIT Boys Baseball

 

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Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Visit Clarksville officials are excited to announce that U.S. Specialty Sports Association, USSSA, has selected Clarksville for its Volunteer State Super NIT boys baseball tournament. Organizers anticipate 115 teams will in town for the event April 12th-14th, 2019.

USSSA Super NIT Boys Baseball Tournament Will Bring 4,658 Visitors April 12th-14th, 2019.

USSSA Super NIT Boys Baseball Tournament Will Bring 4,658 Visitors April 12th-14th, 2019.

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Vacant Madison Street Kmart Property in Clarksville acquired by Rise Partners

 

Rise Partners

Rise PartnersChattanooga, TN – Rise Partners, an investment group focused on shopping center acquisitions, redevelopments and ground-up development, announced its purchase of the vacant Kmart property on Madison Street, a 95,000 square foot shopping center located in Clarksville, Tennessee.

This is Rise Partners third acquisition and is a solid fit to its strategy of acquiring premium location redevelopment opportunities. The project is scheduled to be completed this fall, in time for holiday shopping.

Construction to Begin Immediately at vacant Kmart Property with Five National Retailers Slated to Open by Late Fall.

Construction to Begin Immediately at vacant Kmart Property with Five National Retailers Slated to Open by Late Fall.

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Austin Peay State University students discover work from two major artists in University’s collection

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As Austin Peay State University (APSU) freshman Sarah Potter combed through the University’s art collection in early February, she came across a photo of a man sitting on a rock, his back to the camera.

“I was looking for personality, for stories,” Potter, who’s curating an exhibit for the walls of Human Resources in the Browning Administration Building, said. “I liked it, so I set it aside with the other photographs.”

Austin Peay State University Art Students Sarah Potter and Katherine Tolleson hold their discoveries. Potter is holding a Philippe Halsman photo print of Winston Churchill, and Tolleson is holding a drypoint by Alphonse Legros.

Austin Peay State University Art Students Sarah Potter and Katherine Tolleson hold their discoveries. Potter is holding a Philippe Halsman photo print of Winston Churchill, and Tolleson is holding a drypoint by Alphonse Legros.

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Austin Peay State University Tennis falls to Chattanooga

 

Austin Peay State University Sports Information 

APSU Men's TennisChattanooga, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s tennis suffered defeat at the hands of Chattanooga, 7-0, Saturday, at the Strang-Voges Tennis Center.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis loses to Chattanooga, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis loses to Chattanooga, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA says that Tennessee Gas Prices have Risen 3 Cents

 

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AAANashville, TN – Gas prices are back on the rise, now that the oil market is regaining strength. Tennessee Gas prices increased 3 cents in the past four days. Sunday’s state average of $1.998 was just fractions of a cent from returning above $2.00 per gallon, for the first time since January 1st. Click here to view today’s average price. 

Pump prices in Tennessee are now rising for the first time in more than 12 weeks.

AAA reports Gas Prices at the Pump Rise after 90-Day Drop. (AAA)

AAA reports Gas Prices at the Pump Rise after 90-Day Drop. (AAA)

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices Sink to 25-Month Lows

 

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AAANashville, TN Prices at the pump are off to their lowest start to the month of January since 2016. Tennessee Gas prices dropped another 3.5 cents last week. The state average has now declined a total of 71 cents since October. 

Tennessee motorists are now paying an average price of $1.98 per gallon – the lowest daily average since December 2016. Compared to last Memorial Day, when the state average peaked at around $2.73 per gallon, Tennessee motorists are now saving more than $11.00 on a full 15-gallon tank of gasoline. 

As vacationers hit the road, they will find a quarter (25 percent) of all gas stations across the country are selling gas for more than $3.00/gallon. (AAA)

As vacationers hit the road, they will find a quarter (25 percent) of all gas stations across the country are selling gas for more than $3.00/gallon. (AAA)

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Tennessee Department of Tourist Development Announces What’s New For 2019

 

Tennessee Department of Tourist Development

Tennessee Department of Tourist DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tourism in Tennessee continues to expand with new attractions, impressive state-of-the-art developments, expansions and milestone anniversary celebrations of iconic attractions that help shape “The Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee.”

Elvis Presley statue near Historic Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. (Tennessee Department of Tourist Development)

Elvis Presley statue near Historic Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. (Tennessee Department of Tourist Development)

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AAA reports 63% of Tennessee Gas Stations have Fuel Below $2.00 a Gallon

 

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AAANashville, TN The plunge at the pump continues this week, and now gas prices are poised to have their lowest start to the New Year since January 1st, 2016.

Americans are finding gas prices below $2.00 a gallon at 31% of filling stations in the United States. Since mid-October, the national average has plummeted a total of 61 cents. Thursday’s average price of $2.29 per gallon is the lowest since July 2017.

New Year's Day Gas Prices to Hit 3-Year Low. (AAA)

New Year’s Day Gas Prices to Hit 3-Year Low. (AAA)

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#3 Tennessee Vols Basketball hosts Tennessee Tech, Saturday

 

#3 Tennessee Vols (10-1) vs. Tennessee Tech (4-8)

Saturday, December 29th, 2018 | 12:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 3 Tennessee will look to extend its six-game winning streak Saturday, as the Vols host Tennessee Tech in Thompson-Boling Arena in their final game before beginning SEC play.

The game will tip at 12:00pm CT and will be broadcasted online through SEC Network+ WatchESPN. Fans can listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action. Tickets for most remaining Tennessee home games are available at AllVols.com.

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