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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appoints Eight to serve on Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees

 

APSU to Have Increased Autonomy with Local Governing Board

Tennessee Higher Education CommissionClarksville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has appointed eight individuals to the newly created institutional governing board at Austin Peay State University.

The purpose of the appointments is to give the University increased autonomy to support student success as the state continues its Drive to 55 Initiative. Austin Peay State University’s governing board is one of six to be appointed by the governor, a result of the governor’s FOCUS Act passed by the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this year.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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City of Clarksville Population Estimates Climb Toward 150,000

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Estimates released yesterday from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey show Clarksville’s population at 149,120. Just shy of the 150,000 mark, this growth reflects an 11.6% increase over the past five years.

In the same report, Montgomery County population is growing quickly toward a population of 200,000, with a 2015 estimate of 193,479, which is also up 11.6% from 2010. The number of households in the county increased to 70,494, up 7.7% over 2014.

Average Age Stays Young; Education Improves

Average Age Stays Young; Education Improves

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Google’s Enoch Moeller Set to Keynote Clarksville-Montgomery County Growth Summit August 25th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) will host its fifth annual growth summit on Thursday, August 25th at the Riverview Inn.

This half-day public event and will feature recognized leaders in economic development who will address topics such as global and local economies, strategic planning for the future, technology, entrepreneurialism and what drives business decisions.

Enoch Moeller from Google to Keynote Clarksville Growth Summit.

Enoch Moeller from Google to Keynote Clarksville Growth Summit.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Award Winners at Membership Dinner

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce recognized five award winners at its 2016 Annual Membership Dinner and Gala on Thursday, June 23rd. Chamber Chairman Tommy Bates and Membership Chairman Brandi Bryant presented the following awards.

Ted Crozier Sr.  Lifetime Achievement Award

Ted Crozier Sr. Lifetime Achievement Award

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Clarksville Gas and Water releases Clarksville Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has released its latest Annual Drinking Water Quality Report and is proud to announce that your drinking water is safe and meets or exceeds all federal and state drinking water standards!

The report, also known as the “Consumer Confidence Report” (CCR), allows water consumers to see the results of the mandated testing that the Clarksville water system has performed to monitor water quality and to prevent health risks over the last calendar year, January 1st, 2015 to December 31st, 2015.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Hosts Successful Red Carpet Community Tour Event

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) hosted its sixth annual “Red Carpet Community Tour” for site selection and economic development consultants.

The event, scheduled around the Nashville-based CMT Awards Show, is an excellent opportunity for attendees to gain first-hand knowledge of the assets that Clarksville-Montgomery County and the surrounding area have to offer.

Clarksville-Montgomery County annual Red Carpet Community Tour Event

Clarksville-Montgomery County annual Red Carpet Community Tour Event

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council hires Michelle Dickerson

 

Economic Development Council Taps Michelle Dickerson to Lead Marketing & Communications Efforts

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) announces the hiring of Michelle Dickerson as Marketing and Communications Director.

In this role, she will manage the marketing, public relations, advertising and communications efforts of the Economic Development Council and its member entites, the Industrial Development Board, Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Michelle Dickerson

Michelle Dickerson

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council releases statement on Hemlock Semiconductor Clarksville Plant shutdown

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) was notified today that Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C. (HSC) will be terminating indefinitely the startup of the Clarksville facility due to unresolved issues in the alternative energy sector.

The shutdown of the plant will be a great loss for the community. The EDC is disappointed by this unexpected news and recognizes that this sector has been troubled and negatively affected on a global level by the U.S. and Chinese governments inability to settle trade agreements.

The Hemlock Semiconductor Construction site. Photo taken in October 2010

The Hemlock Semiconductor Construction site. Photo taken in October 2010

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North Tennessee Workforce Board gets $992,037 Grant For Education

 

State of TennesseeClarksville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced on Thursday that the North Tennessee Workforce Board will receive $992,037 as part of the Labor Education Alignment Program (LEAP) competition.

LEAP is a state effort focused on increasing opportunities for Tennessee residents to obtain a certificate or degree beyond high school that is aligned with the needs of the workforce in their communities. It is also part of the Governor’s Drive to 55 initiative to equip 55 percent of Tennesseans with a college degree or certificate by 2025.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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2015 Clarksville Dream Factory Duathlon invites you to come out and “Du The Dream”

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Dream Factory and Visit Clarksville are excited to announce the second annual “Du the Dream” Duathlon on April 25th, 2015.

The “Du the Dream” Duathlon will be held near Beachaven Vineyards and Winery, 1100 Dunlop Lane, and will consist of a run-bike-run course designed for the whole family. All proceeds will support the Clarksville Chapter of the Dream Factory, the second-largest children’s wish-granting organization in the U.S. Money granted to The Dream Factory funds wishes of children who are not only terminally ill, but also children who suffer with chronic and critical illness. Last year, the event raised over $5,000. «Read the rest of this article»

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