Topic: Hemlock Semiconductor LLC
Montgomery County, TN – A seventh group of participants completed the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP) workshops this month.
The group began the process in October 2012 with plans to complete their certifications by April 2013.
Clarksville, TN – Yesterday was the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. Just over a decade ago, our country was changed in big and small ways that we are still feeling today. In the attacks 2,977 people were killed and more than 6,000 were injured after 19 hijackers flew two jetliners into the World Trade Center buildings, another smashed into the Pentagon; with the last being crashed into the ground in Pennsylvania after the passengers attempted to take back control of the aircraft.
Immediately after the attacks the world held its breath as it waited to see where the vengeance of America would fall, American soldiers reported in immediately, some would be immediately boarding aircraft’s to travel to foreign locations across the globe ready to assist in the strike against America’s enemies. Many civilians moved by the sight of the attacks rushed to recruiting centers to enlist in the military services
Clarksville, TN – Most Austin Peay State University students aren’t relying on the sundial atop the new Hemlock Semiconductor Building to get them to class on time, but Tom Bauer, with Bauer Askew Architecture PLLC, said his firm didn’t want to take any chances. They spent months researching and designing the sundial tower, which serves as a symbol of the solar technology being taught inside the facility, to make sure the archaic time-telling tool was as accurate as possible.
“That was a lot of fun, but it was challenging too,” he said.
Montgomery County, TN – The first group of local manufacturers, businesses and government representatives completed the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP) workshops in late May. The group began its endeavor in March, 2011 and worked and learned together through a series of three workshops that lasted approximately four hours each.
More than 50 Employers participating in 4th Annual Hiring Event
Clarksville, TN - Several of Clarksville’s largest employers will be looking for qualified applicants at the 4th Annual Spring Career Fair this Thursday and Friday. The Tennessee Career Center together with the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce will host the major hiring event featuring more than 50 local employers. «Read the rest of this article»
Mayor Kim McMillan has sent a letter to the local legislative delegation, requesting that they seek an opinion from the state Attorney General about the Power Board’s recent hiring of former Clarksville Mayor Johnny Piper as superintendent of Clarksville Department of Electricity.
“This is the first step in answering the question of whether the action of the Power Board violates the current city law that requires elected officials to wait a year before being hired by the city or if the state statute that formed the Power Board supersedes the ordinance,” McMillan said.”We need to first know the legalities before we proceed any further.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events during the month of January.
The Chamber’s Business After Hours will be held on Thursday, January 20th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. The event will be hosted by the Riverview Inn, 50 College Street. This event is offered at no cost. «Read the rest of this article»
Dickson, TN– The long-expected expansion of the Clarksville campus of the Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson is going to become a reality.
State officials gathered at the Clarksville campus (3789 Guthrie Highway) yesterday to announce approval of the $16 million, 60,000 square foot expansion.
Governor Phil Bredesen made the official announcement. He was accompanied by Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan and members of the Montgomery County legislative delegation, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, and other community leaders. The Tennessee Board of Regents approved the expansion project as a “high priority” in its meeting September 24th, the State Building Commission will consider the project at its October meeting.
The opening of the new location of the University of Phoenix in North Clarksville on Thursday introduced us to a company that is sure to become a significant player in the developer community in Clarksville, TN.
The Innovations Group is based out of Franklin, TN, but their Founder and current President/CEO Eric Powers was born and raised in Clarksville. Powers graduated from Clarksville High School before moving on to study Architecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he graduated with honors.
We are pleased to announce that Montgomery County Government recently received several awards!
The first is for our community economic preparedness by the Department of Economic and Community Development, as a certified member of the Three-Star Program. This initiative, a Five-Year Asset-Based Strategic Plan, recognizes the importance of successful community development and its impact on sustaining economic growth. Montgomery County is certified as a Benchmark Level III recipient. This designation brings grant opportunities as well as reductions in the local match for the Fast Track Grants.
Two others awards received recently were from the Greater Nashville Regional Council. The first was an Economic Development Award for the County’s commitment and efforts that helped bring Hemlock Semiconductor, LLC to the County’s mega-site. This project will have significant economic impact and the County worked hard with many entities to make this project come to fruition. Second is a Public Facilities award for the creation of Civic Hall in Veterans’ Plaza. This multipurpose event space was much needed for Montgomery County and serves as a source of revenue for the County. «Read the rest of this article»
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