Topic: Labor day
Tampa, FL - AAA Travel projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 1.9 percent increase from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year and a nearly 14 percent increase compared to the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
The majority of travelers will be celebrating their freedom with a road trip, with more than eight in 10 (34.8 million) choosing to travel by automobile, the highest level since 2007. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – “We grew 134 varieties of pumpkins and gourds this year, plus the prettiest mums we’ve had yet,” said Andrew Dixon, farmer and operator of Granddaddy’s Farm near Nashville. “The rain didn’t hold us back. In fact, the corn maze is taller and greener, and everything is better than it’s been since we’ve opened the place—I think even the racing pigs run faster!”
Tennessee’s cool, rainy summer may have been a mixed blessing for farmers, helping some crops and hampering others, but now that fall is here, the state’s agritourism operators see no downside. «Read the rest of this article»
Glencoe, AL – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team shaved three strokes off its first-round score but still finds itself in fourth place after two days of the 18th Annual Chris Banister Golf Classic, being played at Silver Lakes Golf Course.
Clarksville, TN – For more than 120 years, Americans have celebrated Labor Day as a way to recognize the countless contributions American workers have made to our nation.
On this special day, I want to thank all Clarksvillians who continue to bring about our community’s strength and prosperity.
Washington, D.C. – Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.
It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
Through the years the nation gave increasing emphasis to Labor Day. The first governmental recognition came through municipal ordinances passed during 1885 and 1886.
Glenco, AL – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team will open the 2013-14 season this Labor Day weekend when it travels south to compete in the 18th Annual Chris Banister Golf Classic at Silver Lakes Golf Course.
Montgomery County, TN – In observance of Labor Day, Montgomery County Governmnet offices will be closed on Monday, September 2nd. Public Safety personnel will report as scheduled.
County offices will reopen Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 for regularly scheduled business hours.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan reminds everyone that all City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Monday, September 2nd, 2013, in recognition of the Labor Day holiday.
City offices will reopen Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 for regularly scheduled business hours.
Holiday Travelers Won’t Be Slowed by Road Construction
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the busy Labor Day holiday travel period. Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, August 30th through 6:00am on Tuesday, September 3rd.
This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the busy Labor Day holiday.
Fort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Labor Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, September 2nd, therefore all clinics and pharmacies will be closed.
The Emergency Center will remain open to provide acute and emergency medical care.
BACH medical services will remain open Friday, August 30th.
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