Topic: Dickson County
Nashville, TN – The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help their communities prepare for emergencies by giving blood during National Preparedness Month this September.
Becoming a regular blood donor is one way to help ensure communities are prepared for any emergency, including those where blood transfusions are needed. The Red Cross also encourages the public to get prepared by making a disaster plan for their homes or work places.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that areas of dense fog are possible overnight into Friday morning for Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee.
Moisture from recent rainfall, combined with mainly clear skies, will bring the potential for fog overnight into Friday morning. Some areas will have visibility under one mile at times. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that from Monday, September 14th through Wednesday September 16th, from 7:00am-3:00pm, there will be lane closures on SR 13 from just south of 101st Airborne Parkway to just south of I-24 Exit 4 for milling and paving operations.
This is part of the resurfacing project on SR 13 (Wilma Rudolph Boulevard) from Fairview Lane to Fairbrook Place.
Red Cross partnership with 9/11 Day encourages people to give blood to honor those lost on 9/11
Nashville, TN – The American Red Cross is partnering with 9/11 Day to offer individuals a chance to help others and commemorate the events of September 11th by giving blood or platelets or volunteering their time with the Red Cross.
9/11 Day was launched in 2002 as an annual day of service to honor the victims and heroes of September 11th.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that Labor Day weekend will be a hot one for Clarksville-Montgomery County and most of Middle Tennessee.
High temperatures are expected to top out in the lower and middle 90s west of the Cumberland Plateau through at least Sunday, with a high of 93 degrees forecast for Clarksville tomorrow and 94 degrees on Saturday.
Temperatures over much of our area will be running some five to ten degrees above normal.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that from now through Wednesday September 30th, from 8:00am-6:00pm (excluding weekends), there will be lane closures on Highway 13 (SR 13), from McWhorter Road to east of Budds Creek Road in the Cunningham community, in order for Montgomery County Gas Authority to install 6” steel gas main.
Drug Overdoses Claim More Tennesseans in 2014
Nashville, TN – Even with the availability of naloxone, the opioid overdose antidote, and fewer prescription drugs being diverted, the number of Tennesseans who die each year due to drug overdoses increased again in 2014.
The total of overdose deaths rose by nearly 100, from 1,166 in 2013 to a record-setting 1,263 in 2014. If those numbers are hard to comprehend, consider this: more people died from drug overdoses in Tennessee last year than were killed in motor vehicle accidents.
“Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations
Nashville, TN – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.
“We are pleased to partner with Sport Clips Haircuts in September nationwide, and through their generosity, offer a coupon for a free haircut to thank our amazing volunteer blood donors for their lifesaving gift to help patients in need,” said Donna M. Morrissey, director of national partnerships, Red Cross Biomedical Services.
Written by Leon Roberts
Nashville, TN – The Mississippi River Commission recently navigated the Tennessee River and Cumberland River to gain a fresh perspective for the development of plans to improve the condition of the Mississippi River Basin, foster navigation, promote commerce, and reduce flood risk.
The commission met with stakeholders while inspecting the waterways and visited U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority projects.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation case brings Attempted Murder Charge for Man who Fired Shots at Cheatham County Sheriff’s Deputy
Nashville, TN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have charged a man accused of firing a gun during an encounter with a sheriff’s deputy who was attempting to stop him for speeding.
At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Special Agents began investigating an incident involving Nelson Yojeni Ochoa-Puentes early Monday morning. The investigation revealed Ochoa-Puentes led a Cheatham County deputy on a pursuit through a rural part of Cheatham and Dickson Counties.
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