Topic: Chattanooga TN
Chattanooga, TN – The Tennessee Valley Authority is taking steps that could significantly increase TVA’s solar energy capacity in 2014 while ensuring TVA’s green power programs remain sustainable and cost effective.
TVA is offering a total of 126 megawatts of renewable capacity in the coming year through a variety of power-purchasing programs for homes, businesses and commercial installations, marking a 7 percent increase over 2013.
TVA will be adding capacity and reducing pricing incentives to reflect lower technology costs for generators and to support lower electric rates for the Tennessee Valley’s 9 million residents. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department received a Four Star Award at the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) at this year’s state convention held in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Founded in 1952, the TRPA is a professional society of more than 1,200 individual and agency members interested in the recreation and parks movement in Tennessee. The TRPA is involved in lobbying, education and scholarships related to the field of parks and recreation. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced its 2013-14. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters from December through March.
The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These fisheries also provide a great opportunity to introduce children or first-time anglers to fishing. «Read the rest of this article»
Habitat International CEO Jonathan Reckford to speak at Governor’s Reception
Nashville, TN – Habitat for Humanity is celebrating its 35th anniversary in the State of Tennessee with a reception at the Governor’s Residence Thursday, October 24th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm where Jonathan T.M. Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International, will be presenting special recognition to significant supporters whose partnership has contributed so greatly in helping the Habitat for Humanity reach this milestone.
Tennessee ranks fourth in the number of new Habitat for Humanity homes built nationwide.
Chattanooga, TN – Led by freshman Martin Rejman’s school-record time, an ever-improving Austin Peay State University men’s cross-country team placed sixth at Saturday’s Front Runner Invitational, hosted by Chattanooga at the Moccasion Bend Race Course.
Austin Peay Senior Xiamar Richards gets Top Three Finish
Chattanooga, TN – Two Austin Peay State University women’s cross-country runners finished in the top-10 and Molly Jordan set an APSU record in the two-mile run at Saturday’s Front Runner Invitational, hosted by Chattanooga at Moccasin Bend Race Course.
Austin Peay State University’s Minoa Uffelman contributes to new book on progressive Tennessee women
Clarksville, TN – In a cemetery in Gallatin, Tennessee, Virginia P. Moore’s headstone reads, “One of the First Five Home Demonstration Agents in the World.”
The inscription, at first, doesn’t sound too glamorous. In the early 20th century, home demonstration agents traveled to rural communities, teaching farm women skills such as how to can and preserve vegetables. Moore did this in Tennessee, visiting impoverished areas to organize tomato and canning clubs in the days before 4-H.
Louisville, KY – A young Austin Peay State University men’s cross-country squad had a strong showing at Saturday’s Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic, hosted by Louisville at E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park.
Study to Identify Improvements for the 185 mile Interstate Corridor
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is working to complete the Interstate 24 Multimodal Corridor Study.
The goal of the study is to identify short and long-term solutions for improving problem spots along the entire 185 mile I-24 corridor from the Kentucky state line to I-75 in Hamilton County.
Clarksville, TN – The October Art Walk will be held October 3rd from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the shops and galleries on Public Square, Franklin Street, and Strawberry Alley.
Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville. «Read the rest of this article»
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