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Clarksville’s Mayor Kim McMillan Re-elected; November 4th Election Results

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Across Tennessee yesterday, the voters went to the polls to select their representatives for a variety of Federal, State, and Local offices. In Montgomery County voters cast ballots for the Tennessee Governor, U.S. Senator, a Congressman , three Tennessee House seats, the Clarksville City Mayor, and half of the city council seats. Voters also cast ballots on 4 seperate Amendments to the Tennessee Constitution, and a local referendum on allowing retail food stores to offer sell wine in Clarksville; all were approved. Voter turnout was exceptionally low with just 8.09% of the voters choosing to cast ballots in Montgomery county.

In a hard-fought race to become the next Mayor of the city of Clarksville, current Mayor Kim McMillan was reelected with 46.47% of the vote. Challengers Bill Summers and Jeff Burkart split 53.45% of the vote.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson named Legislator Of The Year by The National Association Of Mutual Insurance Companies

 
State Representative Curtis Johnson

State Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville)

National Association of Mutual Insurance CompaniesIndianapolis, IN – The National Association Of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) presented its State Legislator of the Year Award to Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) citing his intense support of free-market principles and for taking strong positions to improve the insurance market in his state.

Rep. Johnson was the prime House sponsor of legislation that resulted in Tennessee becoming the first state in the country to enact a law capping the interest rates charged by third-party litigation funders, or lawsuit lenders.

The cap on fees in this legislation should lead the way for the rest of the country, protecting consumers and keeping unnecessary costs out of the judicial system. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Clarksville Chamber of Commerce award Legislator Curtis Johnson with Premier Business Award

 

Johnson Receives “Champion of Commerce” Award

Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & IndustryNashville, TN – The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Clarksville Area Chamber awarded the coveted “Champion of Commerce” award to Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville).

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson recognized by U.S. Department of Defense

 

Recognized for Impacting the Quality of Life of Service Members and their Families

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) was recognized recently by the United States Department of Defense for his “leadership on public policy changes positively impacting the quality of life of Service members and their families.”

The award of appreciation comes after Rep. Johnson successfully passed several bills to aid military service members and their families, including House Bill 1372 which was approved this year. That new law would allow certain out-of-state veterans to pay in-state tuition and fees at state colleges and universities.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Local Community celebrates opening of new APSU Govenor’s Stadium

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – On Saturday the community gathered on Austin Peay State University to attend the ceremonies opening the brand new APSU Governors Football Stadium. The new world-class facility replaces a 68 year old stadium originally built in 1946 as the Clarksville Municipal Stadium.

The new stadium cost $19 million, and has four levels, with most of the offices and dressing rooms, as well as a training room, on the first floor. On the second floor, there will be meeting rooms and an additional weight room. Fans on levels 3 and 4 will find the amenities of club seating and skyboxes – new features to the stadium. The skyboxes are tiered stadium-type seating with up to 22 seats per viewing room. In addition, each skybox has a bar with locations for bar stools, tables and chairs to seat four to six people.

The ribbon cutting opening the new APSU Governor's Football Stadium. APSU President Alisa White and Hendricks Fox cut the ribbon

The ribbon cutting opening the new APSU Governor’s Football Stadium. APSU President Alisa White and Hendricks Fox cut the ribbon

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Clarksville-Montgomery County sends Public Comments in response to Army’s SPEA report for Force Structure Realignment for Fort Campbell Kentucky

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – In response to the Army’s recent Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA), Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, joined by Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers and Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Melinda Shepard, sent public comments on behalf of Clarksville-Montgomery County describing the significant impact a troop reduction could have on the community. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces New Board

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Chamber Board of Directors.

The Chamber elects new leadership each fiscal year, with the fiscal year running from July 1st, 2014 to June 30th, 2015.

Chamber Chairman, Jeff Truitt.

Chamber Chairman, Jeff Truitt.

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Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson Appointed to Chair Legislative Task Force on Tennessee’s Veterans

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) announced the appointment of Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) to chair a newly created legislative task force on veterans’ affairs.

In light of problems facing the federal Department of Veterans Affairs, Johnson and the task force will evaluate how veterans are being affected and make recommendations on what can be done through state government to provide necessary support.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson announces Reelection Bid for District 68

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Curtis Johnson, Tennessee State Representative, has announced he is running for reelection in District 68.

“I want to help Clarksville become a great place to live and work. By passing laws to help businesses thrive, more jobs are created. By passing budgets to fund our K-12 schools and universities, such as Austin Peay, we provide educational opportunities for our young people,” said Johnson. “By passing incentives, businesses will come from other states to our business-friendly state.  With Fort Campbell being located in Montgomery County, it is important to provide incentives and services for our military servicemen and women and our veterans. ”

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Little Shop of Horrors takes root at Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, May 30th – June 28th

 

Cult classic sets up shop on corner of Franklin and First in downtown Clarksville on Friday, May 30th, at 8:00pm

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, “Little Shop of Horrors” has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. This summer, the Roxy Regional Theatre brings the hilarious cult classic back to the corner of Franklin and First in downtown Clarksville, May 30th – June 28th.

Ryan Bowie stars as meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn, who stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” after his coworker crush, played by Alicia Jayne Kelly.

Ryan Bowie and Alicia Jayne Kelly star in "Little Shop of Horrors" at the Roxy Regional Theatre, May 30th through June 28th.

Ryan Bowie and Alicia Jayne Kelly star in “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, May 30th through June 28th.

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