Topic: Maury County
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health data show 1,451 people died from drug overdoses in the state in 2015.
This is the highest annual number of overdose deaths recorded in state history and brings the five-year total for Tennessee to 6,036 lives lost. That figure is approximately the equivalent of every person on 40 mid-size jet liners dying.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is partnering with the University of Tennessee to conduct a comprehensive 6-year wild turkey research project after receiving inconclusive results from a 3-year turkey disease study.
A recently-concluded turkey disease project, conducted by TWRA and the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, was conducted in response to concerns expressed by citizens in southern Middle Tennessee that the agricultural use of chicken litter as fertilizer may serve as a means of disease transmission to wild turkeys.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan was elected co-vice chair of the Middle Tennessee Mayors Caucus as the regional partnership of mayors and county executives met this week to choose officers and endorse state action on transportation funding.
The caucus also elected Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson as its new chairman and Metro Nashville Mayor Megan Barry as a co-vice chair. Anderson steps into the position held by Franklin Mayor Ken Moore for the past three years.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) says hazardous weather is possible today for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee.
There is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. A few storms may become strong to severe, especially West of Interstate 65.
The main threat will be damaging straight line winds and localized flooding through 9:00pm.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch which is in effect until 1:00am tonight for areas generally along and north of a line from Waynesboro to Woodbury to Jamestown. This includes the Clarksville-Montgomery County.
Widespread showers and thunderstorms expected through tonight which will lead to locally heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches with higher amounts. Intense rainfall rates may lead to several inches of rain in a short amount of time.
Tennessee Historical Commission gives City of Clarksville grant to restore historic Smith-Trahern Mansion
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Historical Commission has awarded 31 grants from the federal Historic Preservation Fund to community and civic organizations for projects that support the preservation of historic and archaeological resources.
“Tennessee’s treasured historic places make our state unique and contribute to our quality of life,” said Patrick McIntyre, state historic preservation officer and executive director of the Tennessee Historical Commission. “These grants will help protect the sites for future generations to study and enjoy.”
Montgomery County’s Keith Lampkin, Jeff Truitt and Joel Wallace Graduate From Leadership Middle Tennessee Program
Thirty Five Graduate From Regional Leadership Program
Nashville, TN – Thirty five community and business leaders from Middle Tennessee have graduated from Leadership Middle Tennessee, Inc., a regional leadership institute.
The 2016 class is from the 10-county area which includes Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville reports hot and humid conditions will continue this week for Clarksville-Montgomery County with high temperatures reaching the low to mid 90s across much of Middle Tennessee today through Thursday.
The combination of these hot temperatures with high humidity will lead to uncomfortable heat index values near or above 100 degrees each afternoon.
Take extra precautions if you will be outdoors this week.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville reports upper level ridging influences will build across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee as of Friday and into the weekend with a continuance of a strong surface ridging pattern. The warmest temperatures so far this year across Middle Tennessee will be experienced.
Highs on Friday will generally be in the low to mid 90s, with highs on Saturday and Sunday generally in the mid 90s, for locations west of the Cumberland Plateau higher elevations.
Dry conditions will continue through Saturday, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms across the mid state by Sunday afternoon, as some low level moisture works its way into our region.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that patchy dense fog is possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County and across Middle Tennessee through the mid morning hours today, Saturday, May 21st.
As significant breaks in cloud coverage has occurred, patchy dense fog, fog that limits visibilities to less than or equal to one quarter of a mile has formed across locations approaching the Tennessee River valley early this morning.
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