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Five Young Clarkville Dancers Chosen to Perform in Nashville Ballet’s Nashville’s Nutcracker

 

Nashville BalletNashville, TN – Nashville Ballet has selected five dancers from Clarksville to perform in the youth cast for Nashville’s Nutcracker: Celebrating 10 Years! December 2nd-23rd, 2017, at TPAC’s Jackson Hall.

This year’s youth cast marks the organization’s largest to date, with 296 dancers from School of Nashville Ballet and the community at large performing alongside Nashville Ballet and the Nashville Symphony in the local holiday favorite.

Clarksville Dancers selected for Nashville Ballet’s Nashville’s Nutcracker. Back row (L to R): Alanis Sassoon, Victoria Sassoon; Front row (L to R): Raeleigh Jones, Jeremiah West.

Clarksville Dancers selected for Nashville Ballet’s Nashville’s Nutcracker. Back row (L to R): Alanis Sassoon, Victoria Sassoon; Front row (L to R): Raeleigh Jones, Jeremiah West.

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Unemployment Rates In Nearly All Tennessee Counties Remained Under 5.0 Percent In October

 

State Continues to Experience Record Low Unemployment  

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Nearly all Tennessee counties continued to have unemployment rates below 5.0 percent in October 2017, following a record-breaking September when, for the first time ever, each of the state’s 95 counties experienced a rate below 5.0 percent.

October marked the fifth consecutive month Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate was in record territory, matching the all-time low of 3.0 percent set the month before.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting November 10th, 2017

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County resurfacing on Madison Street (SR 112) from Richview Road (SR 374) to University Avenue (L.M. 9.44-L.M. 13.66) daily from 6:00pm until 6:00am.

There will be a temporary lane closure on Madison Street to perform milling and paving operations.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces Unemployment Rates in all 95 Counties Drop Below 5 Percent for the First Time

 

Tennessee Unemployment Rates Drop in Each County amid Historic Statewide Unemployment Rate 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that in September 2017, for the first time ever, below 5 percent in every county across the state. This is the second consecutive month rates have declined in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties. 

September also marked the fourth consecutive month Tennessee experienced a historic low statewide unemployment rate.

2017 September Tennessee County Unemployment Rates

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Nashville State Community College presidential search committee selected, Public Forum and Committee meeting set for October 25th

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – A Search Advisory Committee has been appointed to lead the search for the next president of Nashville State Community College, and the committee will convene its first meeting October 25th, 2017 after a public forum to gather campus and community input.

The 19-member committee includes five members of the Tennessee Board of Regents, the college’s governing board, and representatives of the Nashville State faculty, staff, students and alumni and the region the college serves. It will be chaired by Board of Regents Member Joey Hatch, a Nashville State alumnus.

Nashville State Community College

Nashville State Community College

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Cheatham Lake seeks volunteers for Monarch Waystation

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAshland City, TN – The staff at Cheatham Lake is cultivating several flower gardens for bees and butterflies, and seeks volunteers to help certify the site as a Monarch Waystation.

Park Ranger Dina Henninger and Cheatham County Master Gardener Intern Suzanne Hale spent several hours September 30th tidying up the gardens and planting an assortment of purple asters, burgundy ajugas, and pansies, additional food sources and ground covers to improve the habitat for the Monarchs that will soon be migrating to Mexico for the winter.

They also collected seeds from existing flowers to plant in the spring.

A butterfly visits the pollinator garden at Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tennessee, September 30th, 2017. Volunteer gardeners are needed to join the team responsible for developing, maintaining and improving the garden, working toward certification as a Monarch Waystation at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District project. (Leon Roberts)

A butterfly visits the pollinator garden at Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tennessee, September 30th, 2017. Volunteer gardeners are needed to join the team responsible for developing, maintaining and improving the garden, working toward certification as a Monarch Waystation at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District project. (Leon Roberts)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch through Friday

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and the northwest half of Middle Tennessee. Heavy rain will persist through Friday as Tropical Depression Harvey moves across the area.

Total rainfall amounts through Friday are expected to range from around 2 inches across southern parts of the Cumberland Plateau, to about 4 inches across the Nashville metro area, to between 5 and 8 inches around Clarksville and Land Between the Lakes.

As rainfall amounts accumulate over a period of days, flooding may develop, particularly in areas to the west and north of Nashville.

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TBI charges Clarksville Man for Murder in 2016 Cheatham County Homicide

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – In an ongoing investigation with the assistance of the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office, Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Clarksville man in connection to the 2016 homicide of an Ashland City man.

At the request of District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Agents began investigating the death of Calvin Sidney Baggett on April 11th, 2016, shortly after authorities found his body in his Petway Road home.

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TBI charges Cheatham County Woman with Voluntary Manslaughter

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Cheatham County woman, charged with voluntary manslaughter.

At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Agents joined deputies with the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a fatal shooting that occurred just before midnight Friday on Cotton Harris Road in Joelton.

Angel Nicole Scruggs

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until late this evening

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and across Middle Tennessee through 7:00pm CT this evening.

Showers and thunderstorms, some with torrential downpours, are expected across Middle Tennessee today. Rainfall rates of up to an inch an hour are possible with the strongest showers and storms.

Heavy rain expect today across Clarksville-Montgomery County until 7:00pm tonight.

Heavy rain expect today across Clarksville-Montgomery County until 7:00pm tonight.

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