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TWRA announces Maury County Youth Small Game and Predator Hunt set for January 30th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAColumbia, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be one of the sponsors for the Seventh Annual Maury County Youth Small Game and Predator Hunt to be held January 30th.

The free event is for youth from ages 9-15 who must have a TWRA Hunter Education certification by the hunt date and have all the appropriate licenses permits. Hunters must also provide their own firearm and ammunition. Firearms and ammunition will be provided for the clay target range. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Legal Aid Society Secures New Office Location

 

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the CumberlandsClarksville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, has relocated its Clarksville office from 120 Franklin Street to 109 South Third Street in downtown Clarksville.

The new 3,700 square foot office provides a modern and welcoming location for clients, and is conveniently situated across from the Clarksville courthouse. «Read the rest of this article»

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Legal Aid Society Welcomes Skadden Fellow, Launches Re-entry Advocacy Program

 

Program aimed to promote successful reintegration

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the CumberlandsNashville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands announced today that it has added Skadden Fellow Vidhi Sanghavi Joshi as the leader of a new two-year project focusing on re-entry issues in Middle Tennessee and the Cumberland Plateau.

Vidhi Sanghavi Joshi will start a program to help individuals with criminal records combat the legal barriers they face upon re-entering the community from jail or prison.

Vidhi Sanghavi Joshi

Vidhi Sanghavi Joshi

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5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) holds 54th Reunion at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Jacob Mahaffey
5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Public Affairs Office

5th Special Forces

Fort Campbell, KY – Past and present Green Berets, unit members and family members of the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), the Legion, rallied together on Fort Campbell for their 54th Reunion September 16th-19th.

Retired Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Mike Cunningham, President of the Chapter 38 of the Special Forces Association, said the annual reunions are very important to the 5th SFG (A). “The kind of training Special Forces does, the missions we have done, since the beginning of Special Forces, creates a unique bond,” he said.

Soldiers, Family and Veterans of the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), listen to Dr. Stu Weber, an author and former Captain in the 5th SFG(A), during the 54th Reunion prayer breakfast at the Oasis Dining Facility on Sept. 16, 2015, at Fort Campbell, Ky.

Soldiers, Family and Veterans of the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), listen to Dr. Stu Weber, an author and former Captain in the 5th SFG(A), during the 54th Reunion prayer breakfast at the Oasis Dining Facility on Sept. 16, 2015, at Fort Campbell, Ky.

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Applebee’s Group Donates Over $14,000 to Local Animal Shelters

 

Restaurant locations donate funds raised during ‘Paws for Carside’ promotion

Applebee'sHazard, KY – Woodland Group, Inc. (WGI), an Applebee’s franchise group in Tennessee and Kentucky, raised $14,075 during their 13th annual “Paws for Carside” promotion, which ran from April 27th through May 23rd. Funds raised from the promotion are being donated to select local animal shelters.

During Paws for Carside, 10 percent of all Carside To-Go sales every Monday and Tuesday were donated to various animal charities working to care and find good homes for animals in need. Each location contributed to a charity of choice. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Stompfest for Christ set for Saturday, August 1st

 

Stompfest for ChristClarksville, TN – It’s back and better than ever! Stomp-fest for Christ! Clarksville and the surrounding areas are welcome to come out and enjoy live music and entertainment at 6:30pm on Saturday August 1st at the APSU Clement Auditorium.

Several churches will use their God given talents to lift up the name of Jesus through various means of entertainment.

Gospel singer Dionne Jermia is one of many talents at this year's Stompfest for Christ.

Gospel singer Dionne Jermia is one of many talents at this year’s Stompfest for Christ.

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Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee receives Book Proceeds Donation from Nashville Lawyer

 

Legal Aid Society named one of three beneficiaries

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the CumberlandsNashville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced that Nashville lawyer Randy Kinnard, with Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, has named Legal Aid Society one of three organizations to receive proceeds from his book, “Respect: Through the Eyes of Children.

Released last fall, Kinnard’s book is a collection of essays written by local students that illustrate the definition of respect from a youth’s perspective. «Read the rest of this article»

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Legal Aid Society and Volunteer Attorneys Provide $22.7 Million Worth of Free Legal Assistance in 2014

 

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the CumberlandsNashville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands and the attorneys who assist them on a pro bono basis handled 7,466 cases for low-income individuals and families in 2014.

This equates to more than $22.7 million in free civil legal advice and representation provided to Tennesseans in Legal Aid Society’s 48-county service area. «Read the rest of this article»

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Legal Aid Society Receives $13,000 Grant for SNAP Advocacy

 

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the CumberlandsNashville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands announced today that MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger has awarded Legal Aid Society a $13,000 partnership grant to support MAZON’s anti-hunger efforts.

This is the second year Legal Aid Society has received the grant funding, which will be used to continue its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP – formerly known as food stamps) benefits advocacy. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Board of Regents sets new Tuition, Fee rates for Colleges and Universities; among lowest in decades

 

Tennessee Board of RegentsColumbia, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) approved increases in tuition and fees that are among the lowest on average since 1996.

The action, taken during the TBR quarterly meeting at Columbia State Community College, raises hourly maintenance fees/tuition an average of 3.3 percent across the six TBR universities, 13 community colleges and 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology.

Last fall the Tennessee Higher Education Commission recommended tuition increases between 0 and 4 percent if dollars were provided in the state budget this year for the higher education funding formula that allocates funds based on a variety of metrics to encourage student success through outcomes, like graduation and retention. The outcomes in the formula were funded.

Tennessee Board of Regents increases tuition and fees for State Colleges and Universities.

Tennessee Board of Regents increases tuition and fees for State Colleges and Universities.

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