Clarksville, TN – Republican State Senate Candidate Dr. Mark Green celebrated the Fourth of July with the residents of Uffelman Estates Senior Independent Living Community.
Dr. Green stressed the importance of this momentous day, the 236th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
Green stated, “As we celebrate this date with rockets and fireworks we should reflect on the incredible gift we were given. Freedom.”
Clarksville, TN – There are a lot of great stories about Independence Day. But one of my favorites involves a high school student from Lancaster, Ohio and the interesting agreement he made with his teacher.
Back in 1958, as Hawaii was coming into the Union, more than 1,000 people sent President Eisenhower their ideas for both a 49 and a 50-starred U.S. flag. A number of those designs came from high-school teacher Stanley Pratt’s students.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is reminding everyone that the City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 in observance of Independence Day.
“I’m very excited to help Clarksville kick off the Independence Day holiday at tonight’s festivities at McGregor Park. I wish everyone a very safe and fun holiday,” the Mayor said.
City offices will re-open on Thursday, July 5th, 2012 for regularly scheduled hours.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government Offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4th in observance of the holiday. Public Safety personnel will report as scheduled.
County Offices will be back open on Thursday, July 5th, 2012.
Clarksville, TN – Come out tomorrow night to McGregor Park as the City of Clarksville and Aetna Insurance celebrate our nation’s independence this year with the fifth annual Independence Day Celebration.
The event will be filled with food, fun and entertainment for the entire family. Activities begin at 6:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County, along with State officials are urging citizens to take fire precautions for the 4th of July holiday. At this time, there is no legal process for a county-wide ban of fireworks, so we ask citizens to voluntarily not use fireworks in the county due to the dry conditions.
Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers states, “We are extremely concerned about the potential for fires given the dry conditions and low humidity. We ask that you resist individual firework use and instead opt for professional shows that are supported by emergency workers. These weather conditions are not to be taken lightly.” «Read the rest of this article»
Division-Rival Iowa Cubs Visit Greer For Four-Game Series Beginning Saturday
Nashville, TN – Thereturn home to Greer Stadium this Saturday, June 30th, to open a four-game homestand against the division-rival Iowa Cubs (Cubs affiliate).
Highlighting the homestand’s worth of promotions will be two fireworks shows, a Sounds baseball card team set giveaway, and a Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS® concert.
State Officials Urge Citizens to Delay Burning Debris, Leave Fireworks to Professionals
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State officials are urging citizens to take fire precautions for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry is asking the public to refrain from debris burning until significant precipitation is received and to avoid other activities that could cause fire.
“Most areas of the state are experiencing very hot and dry conditions with low humidity,” State Forester Steven Scott said. “While permits are not currently required for open, outdoor burning, as a precaution we’re urging citizens to avoid debris burning until conditions improve.” «Read the rest of this article»
“A combination of low rainfall, high temperatures and low humidity have dramatically elevated the threat of grass and brush fires in the area and I feel it is both warranted and prudent to take this action to protect the lives and properties of our citizens,” said Mayor McMillan. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The hot and dry conditions that have gripped Clarksville has many residents concerned about shooting fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday. The City of Clarksville usually allows fireworks to be shot between July 1st-7th in the city limits. There are no restrictions in the county.
has learned that Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has had discussions with fire officials about those concerns, and will make a decision if the weather does not improve.
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