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Clarksville-Montgomery County a Gold Sustainable Community

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County has been named a Valley Sustainable Gold Community by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).

Previously named a Silver community in 2015, the city-county recently completed a program reevaluation. Developed in partnership with TVA and Boyette Strategic Advisors (Boyette), TVA’s Valley Sustainable Communities program works with cities and counties throughout the region to help them develop a healthy environment, a thriving community and long-term economic prosperity.

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City of Clarksville battered by Heavy Rain and High Winds

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Trees and power lines were knocked down by high winds late Thursday and early Friday across the city, while heavy rains forced water over roadways in some low-lying areas.

Emergency management officials said Clarksville saw from 6 to 7.5 inches of rain overnight, and winds with gusts up to 44 mph. The rain was pushing the Red River and the Cumberland River to flood stage. Localized flash flooding was occurring along the creeks and streams that flow into the rivers.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

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City of Clarksville opens two new B-Cycle stations

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan cut a ribbon Monday to open one of Clarksville’s two new bike share stations.

The ceremony, at the Pollard Road trailhead on the Clarksville Greenway,  included Clarksville Academy students, Community Health Foundation board members and Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department leaders.

A second new station, at Public Square and Franklin Street in Downtown Clarksville, also opened Monday.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan celebrates growing bike-share service.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan celebrates growing bike-share service.

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Work begins on River Trail Red River Section of Clarksville Greenway

 

City of Clarksville uses state grants to continue Greenway

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Construction has begun on a another downtown section of the Clarksville Greenway, which ultimately will create a 10-mile hiking-and-biking trail connection between the City’s core and Heritage Park in Northeast Clarksville.

The latest section is known as the River Trail Red River Section and extends north along the Red River from the RiverWalk in McGregor Park to the Highway 41A bridge at Providence Boulevard.

In this enhanced map, the River Trail Section is shown as the shaded area on the north side of the Red River.

In this enhanced map, the River Trail Section is shown as the shaded area on the north side of the Red River.

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Clarksville Academy students assemble new BCycles

 

Grant allows expansion of City of Clarksville’s bike-sharing service

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – A group of Clarksville Academy students worked with Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department staff Friday to assemble 20 new BCycles for two new bike-share stations coming to Clarksville later this spring.

Clarksville Academy student assembles a new BCycle for the City of Clarksville bike-sharing program.

Clarksville Academy student assembles a new BCycle for the City of Clarksville bike-sharing program.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Greenway Trail Reopened

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The southernmost section of the Clarksville Greenway from mile marker 1.25 to mile marker 2.5 has reopened after being temporarily closed for logging activity on private property near the trail. All portions of the trail are now open.   

The Clarksville Greenway can be accessed easily via the Mary’s Oak and Pollard Road trailheads, and at Heritage Park.

Clarksville Greenway at Mary’s Oak trailhead.

Clarksville Greenway at Mary’s Oak trailhead.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Partial Greenway Closure

 

Clarksville GreenwayClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports that the southernmost section of the Clarksville Greenway from mile marker 1.25 to mile marker 2.5 is closed to the public until further notice because of logging activity on private property near the trail.

Trail users accessing the Greenway at the Pollard Road trailhead will only be able to travel 1.25 miles southward towards the end of the trail before reaching the closed portion of trail.

Clarksville Greenway

Clarksville Greenway

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports Billy Dunlop Park and Blueway Access Points Remain Closed for Repairs

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department says Billy Dunlop Park remains closed in order to facilitate the necessary repairs due to recent flooding.

The Clarksville Blueway access points along the West Fork Red River at both Billy Dunlop and Robert Clark Park are also closed.

Red River during recent flooding.

Red River during recent flooding.

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Rising waters causes Clarksville Parks and Recreation to close select parks and facilities

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Due to impeding waters and power outages, Clarksville Parks and Recreation has closed some parks and facilities until further notice.

Parks and Recreation advises citizens to use extreme caution by avoiding these areas all together.

High water at McGregor Park along the banks of the Cumberland River in Clarksville Tennessee.

High water at McGregor Park along the banks of the Cumberland River in Clarksville Tennessee.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for March 14th, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Wettest Egg Hunts, Clarksville Greenway Cleanup, and Fort Defiance Reenactment & book signing.

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