Clarksville, 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.
Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County School Board has decided to change the start time for their formal Board meetings to 6:00pm beginning with the January 13th, 2015 formal session. This is intended to be a permanent change.
All CMCSS School Board meetings will begin at 6:00pm unless announced otherwise.
Clarksville TN – As you are out shopping for your families please pick up a few extra items for those who may be less fortunate this year.
Maybe a Mom or Dad lost their job. Maybe an unexpected bill came in and there’s just not as much money to provide this year.
So many of us have been single parents and know what it feels like to do without to provide for our kids. And let’s not forget all the discussions this year about downsizing at Fort Campbell and in Clarksville, we never know what the future holds for any of us.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville High School Cheerleading Booster Club will be holding their inaugural 5K Rivalry Run Sunday, December 14th in the Industrial Park at 2:00pm.
Students, alumni, faculty, and parents of CMCSS high schools are encouraged to come out and participate in a fun run, representing their school by dressing in school colors.
The most flamboyantly dressed runner wins a prize as well as the school with the most in attendance will win a cash prize and some other items.
Clarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries will host its fifth annual Thanksgiving dinner at Burt-Cobb Community Center (1011 Franklin Street) on Thanksgiving Day. Dinner will be served at 6:00pm.
For those who need a ride to the event, Manna Cafe will run shuttles from their regular meal sites (the Policing Precinct on New Providence Boulevard. and the CMCSS parking lot on Crossland Avenue between Gracey and Central Street). «Read the rest of this article»
Classics at Austin Peay State University celebrates ancient languages with 8th annual Classics Day event
The all-day event brought together a record 144 students from Montgomery County high schools for a day of activities centered on the languages of the ancient world. Gathered at the APSU Morgan University Center, faculty members and current APSU students gave lectures on their studies of classic languages, with students also taking part in a skit promoting this year’s theme of the study of Latin.
Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System will open schools with a two-hour delay today, Monday, November 17th.
Clarksville, TN – For most of us, Veteran’s Day is a day of special meaning. I believe that’s especially true for those of us who call Clarksville, Tennessee our home.
Every day we see men and women in uniform working and volunteering in our community. There are also hundreds of people who have stayed in Clarksville after their active-duty years and who continue to make our community richer.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks Recreation Department has partnered once again with the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System to provide an opportunity for recreational basketball free play. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On a crisp October Saturday LEAP organization in collaboration with the Clarksville Housing Authority hosted a Block Party in Lincoln Homes. Laughter could be heard as you approached the block party. It was coming from dozens and dozens of children enjoying free hot dogs, popcorn, and ice cream as well as playing games, jumping in the inflatables provided by A Jump’n Good Time, and live music from DJ Greedy.
LEAP Site Lead Dorlisha White spearheaded the event with the help of Martha Witherspoon of the Housing Authority.
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