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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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APSU Governors Tennis’ game versus Southern Indiana postponed

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – The aftereffects of Winter Storm Octavia and icy roads have forced postponement of Austin Peay State University men’s tennis contest against Southern Indiana, originally scheduled to be played Friday.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis match Friday against Southern Indiana postponed due to weather. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis match Friday against Southern Indiana postponed due to weather. (APSU Sports Information)

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Charter to Bring 200 HD Channels, Improved All-Digital Network and Faster Internet Speeds to Tennessee and Louisiana Customers

 

100 percent all-digital network requires digital equipment for all TVs – customers to be notified of their conversion date and required actions one month in advance

Charter CommunicationsColumbia, TN – Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) customers in Tennessee and Louisiana will enjoy access to more than 200 high definition (HD) channels, better picture quality and significantly faster Internet speeds as Charter completes its move to a 100 percent all-digital network throughout 2014.

“By removing outdated analog signals, we regain bandwidth in our network enabling us to provide more HD channels and open the door to faster Internet speeds and future innovation,” said Charter President and CEO Tom Rutledge. “This upgrade speaks to the fact that Charter is providing our customers with the very best products at the very best value, and we’ve invested more than $2 billion in our fiber-rich network to make that happen.” «Read the rest of this article»

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TBI Top Ten Most Wanted Lesandru Webster captured in Lewisburg Tennessee

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s recent fugitive was captured today, Lesandru Deniesh Webster of Columbia, TN.

A few hours ago, Webster was located by agents of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, deputies of the U.S. Marshals Service, detectives of the Lewisburg Police Department and officers of the Columbia Police Department.

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Tennessee Department of Health joins Community Partners to offer Free Testing for National HIV Testing Day

 

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health joins a coalition of health providers and other partners across the country taking part in National HIV Testing Day Friday, June 27th.

As part of this effort to raise awareness and promote prevention of HIV, TDH is teaming up with Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS to provide free HIV testing at sites across Tennessee June 26th-28th. TDH encourages all sexually active Tennesseans, regardless of age, to get tested for HIV. «Read the rest of this article»

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