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Clarksville’s Jimmie Garland selected District Director of State School Boards Association

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – Jimmie Garland has been appointed as the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) Mid-Cumberland District Director.

He served as TSBA At-Large Member in 2015. He has been a member of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Board of Education since 2001.

Jimmie Garland

Jimmie Garland

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to hold Community Discussion July 18th

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On Monday, July 18th, 2016, Mayor Kim McMillan will host a community discussion focusing on race relations and policing in Clarksville. The event will take place at 6:30pm until 8:00pm in the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. Members of the public are encouraged to attend.

This will be the first of a series of forums that will be held in the coming months about the issues that have gripped the nation in recent weeks.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System earns National Recognition for Oasis Café program

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) will be among a small handful of districts nationwide to receive an honorable mention at the National School Boards Association Magna Awards ceremony this week.

CMCSS joined four other districts in Georgia, California, South Carolina and Louisiana in being honored for “taking bold and innovative steps to improve the lives of their students and their communities.”

Two students participating in the Oasis Café program met with State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen and CMC School Board Chairman Jimmie Garland. (CMCSS)

Two students participating in the Oasis Café program met with State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen and CMC School Board Chairman Jimmie Garland. (CMCSS)

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Clarksville Mayoral Candidate Bill Summers to attend NAACP Political Forum

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayoral candidate and Ward 10 councilman Bill Summers will attend the Clarksville branch of the NAACP’s Political Forum today, October 9th, at the Lettie M. Parker-Kendall Community Center.

Summers, as well as the other candidates in attendance, will be given the opportunity to answer questions about the pressing issues in Clarksville.

The Political Forum is free and the public is encouraged to attend to listen to the platforms of each candidate and to make an informed vote on Election Day.

Clarksville Mayoral candidate and Ward 10 councilman Bill Summers

Clarksville Mayoral candidate and Ward 10 councilman Bill Summers

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Montgomery County holds swearing in Ceremony

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Wednesday evening at the Clarksville-Montgomery County courthouse citizens and recently elected officials gathered to attend a reception and swearing in ceremony.

Retired Judge John Peay administered the oath of office seating the county officials Jim Durrett as Montgomery County Mayor, John Fuson as Sheriff, John W. Carney Jr. as the District Attorney General, Kellie Jackson as County Clerk, Erinne J. Hester as Assessor of Property, Connie Gunnett as the Register of Deeds, Brenda Radford as County Trustee,

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett being sworn in by Judge John Peay (Ret.) as his wife Mary looks on

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett being sworn in by Judge John Peay (Ret.) as his wife Mary looks on

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Jim Durrett elected Montgomery County Mayor; John Fuson elected Sheriff

 

Brenda Radford Reelected Trustee

Election 2014Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County voting for the Tennessee State Primary and County general elections was light. Around 11,000 people early voted and on Election Day, Thursday, August 7th, only 8,105 came out to vote.

With 9480 votes, Jim Durrett was elected the new Montgomery County Mayor. Incumbent Carolyn Bowers had 7654 votes and Curt Mize came in at 2295.

In the highly contested Montgomery County Sheriff’s race, John Fuson was elected with 11,020 votes. Tyler Barrett had 4,519 votes, with Bret Murray getting 1,809, while Dexter Mines had 1,612.

New Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

New Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

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Voters League Announces Endorsements for State Primary and County General Election

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County “League Of Voter Empowerment” (L.O.V.E.), a voters club comprised of local residents who meet monthly to discuss politics and the current state of governmental affairs, has announced its endorsements for the August 7th, 2014 State Primary and County General Election.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board Awards Points of Pride

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemClarksville, TN – Burt Elementary teacher Kenzi Neuman is being recognized for the initiative she took in entering Burt Elementary School in a state lottery which will allow fifth graders to visit the Tennessee State Museum on Feb. 15 and view the actual Emancipation Proclamation and Thirteenth amendment, which will be on display there for only 72 hours. An Abraham Lincoln impersonator also will visit the students at their school February 4 to impart more knowledge about these historical documents.

Burt Fifth Grade Teacher Kenzi Neuman with School Board member Josh Baggett.

Burt Fifth Grade Teacher Kenzi Neuman with School Board member Josh Baggett.

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System recommended for Accreditation

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemMontgomery, County – The team for the world’s largest educational accrediting organization announced that the Clarksville Montgomery County School System ranks among schools systems in the top two to three percent globally.

Schools Director Mike Harris (l) and Vice Chair Horace Murphy, Jr.(r) thank teachers, staff and administrators for their hard work.

Schools Director Mike Harris (l) and Vice Chair Horace Murphy, Jr.(r) thank teachers, staff and administrators for their hard work.

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NAACP Rallies behind the LEAP Organization

 

L.E.A.P.Clarksville, TN – The Annual Barbara Johnson Unity Day Breakfast was held at the Quality Inn Hotel on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard. Many elected officials, pastors, and active members of the community were present to show their commitment to unification for the betterment of the Clarksville Tennessee community.

Awards were presented to former City Council Woman Barbara Johnson and several others to recognize their achievement in addition to elected officials addressing those in attendance.

LEAP Founder/Executive Director Richard “Reason” Garrett (left) and NAACP President Jimmie Garland (right) spoke at the Annual Barbara Johnson Unity Day Breakfast.

LEAP Founder/Executive Director Richard “Reason” Garrett (left) and NAACP President Jimmie Garland (right) spoke at the Annual Barbara Johnson Unity Day Breakfast.

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