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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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Clarksville – Montgomery County under Flood Advisory until late this afternoon

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood advisory for rain and melting snow for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee until 3:00pm CST Saturday, February 21st.

An area of low pressure will move through the lower Mississippi River and Ohio River valleys this weekend bringing widespread rain anywhere from 2 to locally 4 inches to much of mid south. The rain will fall on top of ice and snow.

Some roads in low lying areas may flood today.  Never drive through flood waters.

Some roads in low lying areas may flood today. Never drive through flood waters.

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Clarksville Beginnings – Part 4: Is Sevier Station Really Sevier Station?

 

Clarksville Tennessee HistoryClarksville, TN – If you look hard enough, it is not difficult to find a rather cynical analysis of recorded history. For example, “The past actually happened. History is what someone took the time to write down,” says writer and comedian, Whitney A. Brown.

Or there is American writer and Civil War veteran, Ambrose Bierce, who chimed in with, “God alone knows the future, but only a historian can alter the past.”

Yet, despite these opinions and the imperfections they reveal concerning the whole endeavor of unearthing information about the past, it is still considered a noble one.

Sevier Station

Sevier Station

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APSU Lady Govs Softball win twice against Volunteer State Lady Pioneers

 

Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUGallatin, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team completed the road part of its fall schedule with a 3-1 record after sweeping Volunteer State Community College, Friday evening, by scores of 7-4 and 14-4.

The Lady Govs never trailed the Lady Pioneers in the doubleheader, scoring in five of seven innings in Game 1, while putting together two innings of five or more runs in Game 2.

Austin Peay Women's Softball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Softball. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs gets split at UT Martin Softball Fall Classic

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMartin, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team played well, Saturday afternoon at the Martin Sports and Recreation Sports Complex, in earning a split of its two contests at the UT Martin Fall Classic with a 13-3 win over Northeast Mississippi Community College and a 4-3 loss to the University of Memphis.

Austin Peay Softball. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association Names New Board

 

Tennessee Grocers and Convenience Store AssociationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association has named its 2014 – 2015 Board of Directors.

Chairman John Edd Wampler of Family Brands International, LLC of Lenoir City and the Board’s other officers and directors were elected at the Board’s recent annual meeting. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Foundation selects new members to serve for 2014

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Foundation has selected 10 new members for 2014.

The APSU Foundation provides the structure through which the University can work directly with special volunteers and community leaders to enhance the financial well being of the University. The Foundation’s purpose is to financially support the University. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs honors World War II Sailor after 70 years of waiting

 

First Class Petty Officer James L. Horton receives recognition in Gallatin

Tennessee Department of Veterans AffairsNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder presented several medals linked to First Class Petty Officer James L. Horton’s World War II service during a ceremony today.

The event was hosted by Morningside of Gallatin to honor Horton who waited 70 years to receive the medals and recognition for his service onboard the USS Denver in 1943 and 1944.

First Class Petty Officer James L. Horton

First Class Petty Officer James L. Horton

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