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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Final Road to Riverfest concert set for August 25th

 

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Road to Riverfest, an outdoor concert series leading up to Clarksville’s award winning festival Riverfest, continues with the final show of the series from 6:00-9:00pm Saturday, August 25th with live music, food and beer at Liberty Park.

Liberty Park Music Series to offer Live Music, Food and Beverages.

Liberty Park Music Series to offer Live Music, Food and Beverages.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan proclaims August “Kindness is Cool — Back to School Month.”

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will proclaim August as “Kindness is Cool — Back to School Month.”

Mayor McMillan will present the proclamation at 5:30pm on Friday, August 10th, 2018 at Burt-Cobb Recreation Center as part of the Clarksville Kindness Rocks project to promote random acts of kindness using art as a creative way to touch people.

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City of Clarksville, United Way unveil “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program to reduce panhandling

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the United Way of the Greater Clarksville Area have introduced a program designed to reduce panhandling by encouraging citizens to give to agencies that attack the real problems of need and homelessness.

The “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program urges citizens to refrain from making direct donations to panhandlers. Instead, the campaign encourages residents to contribute to agencies that provide food for people in need and to agencies whose mission is to provide services to homeless individuals and families.

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City of Clarksville to improve traffic flow on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard thanks to $1 million Federal Grant

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Major traffic-flow improvements are coming to Clarksville’s heavily congested Wilma Rudolph Boulevard thanks to a nearly $1 million federal grant awarded to the City of Clarksville.

The Clarksville Street Department will use the money to design, purchase and implement an Adaptive Signal System on a 2.5-mile stretch of the boulevard from Alfred Thun Road north of Interstate 24 to the 101st Airborne Division Parkway.

Clarksville has received a $995,400 grant under the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement  program to install a computerized traffic signal system on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard from I-24 to  the 101st Airborne Division Parkway.

Clarksville has received a $995,400 grant under the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement program to install a computerized traffic signal system on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard from I-24 to the 101st Airborne Division Parkway.

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Clarksville Police Department makes progress on Body-Worn Cameras

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department and the City of Clarksville are making steady progress in implementing a police body-worn camera program, with training and system installation starting this month and full deployment of the system expected to be completed in February 2019.

Last fall, the City was awarded a $337,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, with an equal match approved by the Clarksville City Council, to begin equipping Clarksville Police Department officers with body-worn camera.

With policy approved, training, installation begins this month.

With policy approved, training, installation begins this month.

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City of Clarksville Finance office earns “Excellence in Financial Reporting”

 

City of Clarksville earns achievement for fourth consecutive year

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville is the recipient of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Award of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fourth consecutive year for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam names Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to State Committee

 

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Planning advisory panel deals with growth plans

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Tennessee Govenror Bill Haslam has appointed Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to a four-year term on the Local Government Planning Advisory Committee.

The committee, which is part of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, reviews and approves county growth plans, which are required of all Tennessee counties except those with metropolitan governments.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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City of Clarksville kicks off Read20 Book Patrol

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – First Lady of Tennessee Crissy Haslam alongside Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Chief of Police Al Ansley, and members of the City of Clarksville Police Department, partnered Monday to kick off a reading initiative program at the Kleeman Community Center and the Burt-Cobb Community Center.

Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam describes one of the books given away at the kick-off event for Read20 Book Patrol at the Kleeman Community Center July 9th, 2018. Read20 Book Patrol encourages children to read at least 20 minutes a day, while partnering with law enforcement to build positive relationships with officers in Tennessee communities.

Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam describes one of the books given away at the kick-off event for Read20 Book Patrol at the Kleeman Community Center July 9th, 2018. Read20 Book Patrol encourages children to read at least 20 minutes a day, while partnering with law enforcement to build positive relationships with officers in Tennessee communities.

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Instant Peay Play: AAU Tournament just one of many APSU involvements with local community

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Once again, Austin Peay State University (APSU) is the cornerstone of the City of Clarksville hosting the current Amateur Athletic Union’s Fourth-Grade National Championships and the 10-and-under DI & DII National Championships that are going on this week.

Over 50 AAU teams and 3,000 overall visitors will spend the week in Clarksville accounting for around $2.5 million for the local economy in hotel rooms, food, gas, shopping, ect., while also giving the city a chance to showcase its other venues and actives while they are here.

Hundreds of basketball players pack APSU’s Fortera Stadium in Clarksville during the AAU Boys National Basketball Championship Opening Ceremonies.

Hundreds of basketball players pack APSU’s Fortera Stadium in Clarksville during the AAU Boys National Basketball Championship Opening Ceremonies.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Sister Hazel to headline Riverfest

 

Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – Sister Hazel will be the featured headliner for Riverfest 2018, the City of Clarksville’s arts and entertainment festival now in its 31st year.

Sister Hazel, a mainstay on the Billboard country and adult alternative charts for more than two decades, will perform at 9:15pm Saturday, September 8th on the Miller Lite Stage at McGregor Park. The concert is free and open to the public.

Chart-topping band Sister Hazel to hit the Miller Lite Stage Saturday, September 8th, 2018.

Chart-topping band Sister Hazel to hit the Miller Lite Stage Saturday, September 8th, 2018.

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