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Tennessee Titans High School Game of the Week presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors starts this week

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans today announced the 2016 launch of the Titans High School Game of the Week presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors.

Beginning this week, Week 2 of the High School football season, four matchups will be chosen to compete to become the High School Game of the Week. A panel of media members select the top matchups from East, Middle, and West Tennessee, and one wild card.

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Dunbar Cave’s Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival Fun for All

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Dunbar Cave State Park at 401 Old Dunbar Cave Road held its Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival on Saturday with numerous events for the family.

From 9:00am to 11:00am and again from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, hummingbirds were banded by Cyndi Routledge, a master bander who has completed the five-year course taught by the Department of the Interior.

Information gathered at the banding is sent to Laurel, Maryland where a huge data base on hummingbirds is located under the auspices of the United States Geological Survey.

Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival was held Saturday at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival was held Saturday at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

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First Advantage Bank helps thwart ATM Skimmer Scheme

 

Weekend Incident Prompts Bank to Accelerate Launch of CardValet Debit Card Monitoring App for Customers

First Advantage BankClarksville, TN – A plot to steal debit card and ATM numbers was foiled at First Advantage Bank last weekend after debit/credit card “skimmer” devices were discovered at three of the bank’s Clarksville ATM machines.

Working with an alert customer and local police, bank officials were able to respond quickly to confiscate the devices and are aiding local authorities in their ongoing investigation.

Card Skimmer that was affixed to an ATM at First Advantage Bank.

Card Skimmer that was affixed to an ATM at First Advantage Bank.

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Tennessee Adds New 77 Miles of Highway to Interstate System

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation has received approval from the Federal Highway Administration to designate State Route 840 as Interstate 840. The change was requested to encourage more economic growth along the corridor and more traffic diversion around Middle Tennessee’s urban core.

The primary purpose of SR 840 when it was initiated in 1986 was to promote economic development by improving access to the many communities located along the route.

Tennessee State Route 840 Now Designated as Interstate 840.

Tennessee State Route 840 Now Designated as Interstate 840.

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Legal Aid Society Announces 2016 Community Campaign Chair

 

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the CumberlandsNashville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, has announced that George Anderson, co-founder of Anderson Benson insurance agency, will serve as the 2016 community campaign chair for its Campaign for Equal Justice fundraising campaign.

This year’s goal is to raise $827,000 to support Legal Aid Society’s mission to advance access to justice across Middle Tennessee and the Cumberland Plateau. The community campaign supports this initiative by raising money from non-legal donors in Middle Tennessee.

George Anderson

George Anderson

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Severe Thunderstorms possible today for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, 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.

Strong to Severe Thunderstorms likely today for Clarksville-Montgomery County

Strong to Severe Thunderstorms likely today for Clarksville-Montgomery County

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball releases season Schedule

 

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APSU Women's Basketball Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball 2016-17 schedule , released Monday by second year head coach David Midlick highlighted by fifteen home games.

The home slate will be the Governors largest since the 1983-84 campaign – one of three seasons which featured a program-record 16 contests at the Dunn Center. In addition, Austin Peay will host seven meetings against nonconference opponents, the most since 1985-86.

Austin Peay State University Women's Basketball has 15 Home Games this coming season. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball has 15 Home Games this coming season. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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Roxy Regional Theatre has Exciting Lineup and Changes in store for Season 34

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre is gearing up to celebrate 34 years of presenting live theatre in the heart of Historic Downtown Clarksville on the corner of Franklin and First.  The Roxy has long been regarded as “the cornerstone of downtown re-development,” and SEASON 34 will see new productions and exciting changes to the programming and structure of the theatre.

Ryan Bowie, longtime company member and former Director of Fundraising and Development, will take the reins as the organization’s new Executive Director.

(L to R) Oliver Pierce, Marek Sapieyevski, Stephen Shore and Nick Abbott star as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins in the Roxy Regional Theatre's 34th season opener, "Million Dollar Quartet", September 16th - October 15th.

(L to R) Oliver Pierce, Marek Sapieyevski, Stephen Shore and Nick Abbott star as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 34th season opener, “Million Dollar Quartet”, September 16th – October 15th.

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TBI reports Joint Investigation into Sale of Counterfeit Pills leads to arrest of Murfreesboro Man

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and other Middle Tennessee law enforcement agencies into the distribution of fake Percocet pills has resulted in the arrest of a Murfreesboro man.

TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division joined detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration, in tracking the source of pills that have contributed to multiple drugs overdoses that have occurred in the Murfreesboro area in the past week.

Johnny L. Williams arrested for the Sale of Counterfeit Pills.

Johnny L. Williams arrested for the Sale of Counterfeit Pills.

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TBI issues Warning about recent spike in Fake Percocet Pills being Sold on the Streets

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are warning the public about a recent dramatic increase in the prevalence of counterfeit prescription drugs in Tennessee.

In recent days, Agents in the Middle Tennessee area have seen a spike in adulterated Percocet pills being sold on the street and are warning users that these counterfeit pills have deadly consequences. Active and ongoing investigations continue into the source of these pills.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation warns public about fake Percocet Pills.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation warns public about fake Percocet Pills.

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