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Senator Mark Green to hold Town Hall Meeting in Clarksville September 17th

 

Tennessee State Senator Mark GreenClarksville, TN - Tennessee Senator Mark Green, M.D., (22nd District) will hold a Town Hall Meeting on September 17th to offer a Legislative update and hold an open forum for residents and officials in Montgomery County.

Tennessee State Senator Mark Green..

Tennessee State Senator Mark Green.

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Tennessee Representative Curtis Johnson, Senator Mark Green Pro-Veteran Bill Officially Signed Into Law

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – A bill sponsored by Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R–Clarksville) and State Senator Mark Green (R–Clarksville) was officially signed into law this week by Governor Bill Haslam during a ceremony in Nashville’s Old Supreme Court Chambers.

As signed, House Bill 25 waives the state’s commercial drivers license skills test requirement for honorably discharged service members if they have already passed the test while in service.

Pro-Veteran Bill Officially Signed Into Law by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Pro-Veteran Bill Officially Signed Into Law by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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AT&T expands Nation’s Largest 4G Network to Woodlawn and Cunningham Tennessee

 

New Cell Sites Activated as Part of Ongoing AT&T Investment in Local Wireless Network

AT&TCunningham and Woodlawn, TN – The nation’s largest 4G network just got larger for customers in Cunningham and Woodlawn. AT&T has activated two new 4G mobile Internet cell sites in Cunningham, TN and Woodlawn, TN that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses and provide speeds up to four times faster than 3G.**

“As more and more residents of Cunningham and Woodlawn rely on their mobile devices for information and connectivity, they must have faster connections,” said Senator Mark Green. “Investments in mobile Internet will have an immediate impact for our consumers and businesses.”

AT&T 4G LTE Continues to Expand

AT&T 4G LTE Continues to Expand

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AT&T Expands Nation’s Largest 4G Network to Palmyra Tennessee

 

New Cell Sites Activated as Part of Ongoing AT&T Investment in Local Wireless Network

AT&TPalmyra, TN – The nation’s largest 4G network just got larger for customers in Palmyra, TN. AT&T has activated two new 4G mobile Internet cell sites in Palmyra that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses and provide speeds up to four times faster than 3G.**

“I applaud AT&T for investing in Palmyra,” said Senator Mark Green. “A stronger wireless network is critical for economic growth.  This investment is important, and we look forward to more good news in the future.”

“Mobile Internet is one of the most important infrastructure needs for Palmyra and Montgomery County,” said Tennessee State Representative John Tidwell. “Residents and business people here know that it leads to better wireless phone service and faster download speeds for data and video.”

AT&T 4G LTE Continues to Expand

AT&T 4G LTE Continues to Expand

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces New Board of Directors

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Chamber Board of Directors. The Chamber elects new leadership each fiscal year, with the fiscal year running from July 1st, 2013 to June 30th, 2014.

The Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Ex-Officio members of the Board attend quarterly meetings, provide direction for Chamber staff and volunteers, and manage the finances of the Chamber. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Veterans May Be Issued Missing High School Diplomas

 

New law affects WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam War Veterans

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – The Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs, Many-Bears Grinder and the Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman will be presenting a high school diploma to Korean War Veteran, William Milton Duncan Wednesday, June 19th at 10:30am in the Senate Library in the State Capitol.

Mr. Duncan was drafted in 1951 and began serving in the United States Army during the Korean War. Due to his military service, Mr. Duncan left high school a few days before completing requirements for his diploma. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts’ Legislative Update, June 1st 2013

 

Update detailing the first session of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly

Tennessee State Representative - House District 67Nashville, TN – Eligibility of military dependents for the Hope Lottery Scholarship remains unresolved.

House Bill 427/Senate Bill 57, filed by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) and Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) was not heard in the House Finance Subcommittee this session. For the third year in a row, the subcommittee did not approve funding this important legislation for military dependents due to budget restraints. The cost of the funding to address an inequity in the eligibility requirements for military dependents is $364,000.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Rain didn’t dampen the kickoff of 2013 Montgomery County Relay For Life

 

Montgomery County Relay for LifeClarksville, TN – Montgomery County Relay for Life held the kickoff for the 2013 Relay for Life yesterday at the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center Soccer Field. Hundreds of Cancer Survivors along with community members gathered to raise funds to help the American Cancer Society seek a cure for cancer.

Relay for life is the world’s largest grassroots fundraising movement, and truly shows that one person, one idea can make a huge difference.

Montgomery County Relay for Life's 2013 Relay for Life

Montgomery County Relay for Life’s 2013 Relay for Life

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Military-Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony May 8th for APSU spring grads

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Active duty and military veteran students who will graduate from Austin Peay State University this week will receive APSU’s military coin.

The military and veteran graduate recognition and coin presentation ceremony, with the theme “All Hail to Those Who Serve,” is scheduled for 5:00pm, Wednesday, May 8th in the Mabry Concert Hall, located inside the Music/Mass Communication Building. The event is open to the public.

APSU’s Military Coin.

APSU’s Military Coin.

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Friends of Dunbar Cave seeks Additional Land for Dunbar Cave State Natural Area

 

Dunbar Cave State Natural AreaClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave are pursuing a purchase of 30 acres adjacent to Clarksville’s only state park, Dunbar Cave State Natural Area (DCSNA).  The 30 acres, known as the Ritter-Caroland property, is the only remaining property contiguous to the park that is undeveloped.

The current park consists of 110 acres.  This additional 30 acres would greatly expand the size of the park, as well as protect the environment of the area which includes the Red River Watershed (the drainage system for the park.)

Dudley Griffin, Alan Groves, Kenny Hogan of the Jaycees Foundation Board; Jerry Clark, FODC; Amy Wallace, DCSNA Staff; Lionel Senseney, President FODC; Dr. Sally Schiller – FODC; and Ron Hunter, FODC.

Dudley Griffin, Alan Groves, Kenny Hogan of the Jaycees Foundation Board; Jerry Clark, FODC; Amy Wallace, DCSNA Staff; Lionel Senseney, President FODC; Dr. Sally Schiller – FODC; and Ron Hunter, FODC.

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