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#13/16 UT Lady Vols Basketball hosts Stetson at Thompson-Bowling Arena, Wednesday


#13/16 Tennessee (8-3) vs. Stetson (8-4)

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 | 7:01pm ET (6:01pm CT)
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #13/16 Lady Vols (8-3) return home for a game against Stetson (8-4) at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday before beginning SEC play next week. Tipoff is slated for 7:00pm, and the game will be broadcast online on SEC Network + and WatchESPN.

UT has been off since carding a huge 53-50 road victory vs. #7/7 Oregon State on December 19th. That’s a full 10 days between contests. The Lady Vols returned from winter break on December 26th for shooting practice and a strength workout, and they resumed full practice on December 27th.

The #13/16 Tennessee Lady Vols (8-3) return home for a game against Stetson (8-4) at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday before beginning SEC play next week. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Thanksgiving Day’s History


ThanksgivingClarksville, TN – Thanks is given often in joyful celebration and sometimes in solemn, even prayerful, ceremony. People have given thanks for many reasons throughout history.

The United States, over hundreds of years, has come to observe a national holiday for giving thanks.

It is a time to celebrate family and friends, the arrival of crisp fall weather, the turning of the leaves, football, turkey, cornbread dressing and pumpkin pie.

The First Thanksgiving 1621

The First Thanksgiving 1621

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Country Inns & Suites to host book drive benefiting Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation’s Teacher Warehouse


Country Inns & SuitesClarksville, TN – Country Inns & Suites By Carlson recently announced that in celebration of National Literacy Day (September 8th) and as part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group 12th annual Responsible Business Action Month, the brand has launched a book drive with Read Indeed.

The book drive has been going on at participating hotels to benefit the international charity founded six years ago by Maria Keller, a then eight-year-old girl from Minnesota.

Maria Keller

Maria Keller

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APSU’s Trahern Gallery 108 to host Cynthia Sukowatey’s solo exhibition “I am Halftone”


APSU Department of Art - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Local artist Cynthia Sukowatey will be displaying her silkscreen prints in the show “I am Halftone” at APSU’s Trahern Gallery 108 from March 2nd-5th, 2015 between 10:00am-5:00pm.

The opening reception is free to the public and takes place on Monday, March 2nd from 5:00pm-8:00pm.

Austin Peay's Trahern Gallery

Austin Peay’s Trahern Gallery

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Marco’s Pizza opens today in Clarksville


Marco’s PizzaClarksville, TN – On Monday, February 2nd, 2015, owners Matthew Buehrle and Ben Diquattro will be opening Clarksville’s first Marco’s Pizza at 1761 Tiny Town Road. Marco’s is the only national pizza chain founded by a native Italian and takes pride in making fresh ah!thentic italian handmade pizza.

“I saw a need in the Clarksville market for better pizza,” stated Buehrle. “We chose the Exit 1 area because of the growth in this part of town. Also, other pizza places have to drive from Exit 4 and we are here to service them direct.”

Marco's Pizza located at 1761 Tiny Town Road, Clarksville, opens today.

Marco’s Pizza located at 1761 Tiny Town Road, Clarksville, opens today.

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AAA Urges Motorists to Celebrate the NFL Super Bowl Safely


Tow to Go service available now through February 1st

AAATampa, FL – Whether you are attending or hosting a Super Bowl party, AAA wants everyone to celebrate safely. For those going out this weekend, that means having a Designated Driver.

You can also call a cab or stay where you are celebrating.

Whether you are a AAA member or not, you can call for a Tow to Go ride anytime Friday through Sunday night. AAA will then safely transport you and your vehicle home or somewhere safe within 10 miles.

Tow to Go

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21 Tennessee Properties receive AAA/CAA Four and Five Diamond Ratings for 2015


2,417 hotels and restaurants across the continent top the list with the travel authority’s highest ratings

AAATampa, FL – The Auto Club Group has announced the 17 hotels and four restaurants in Tennessee that earned the Four or Five Diamond Rating during the past 12 months.

Among these, two lodgings received these ratings for the first time, qualifying them as new additions to the annual lists. The AAA/CAA Four and Five Diamond Ratings are AAA’s highest designations for hotels and restaurants.

Hotels rated Four or Five Diamond are stylish and refined with upscale physical attributes. Guests receive personalized attention from an experienced staff enhancing an extensive array of amenities in a luxurious setting. «Read the rest of this article»

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AAA reports that most Motorists are not prepared for Winter Weather


3 out of 5 People Don’t have Winter Driving Kits in their Vehicles

AAATampa, FL – Extremely cold weather is moving across the southeastern United States and AAA warns motorists to be careful and make sure their vehicles are prepared for an emergency.

According to data from the Federal Highway Administration, each year, 24 percent of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement and 15 percent happen during snowfall or sleet.

Snow and ice on the roads.

Snow and ice on the roads.

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AAA says to celebrate the Holidays Safely with a Designated Driver


Tow to Go service available December 24th – January 1st

AAATampa, FL – Tow to Go will have its busiest week of the year starting tomorrow. In 2013, AAA received two-thirds of its annual Tow to Go calls between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day. AAA and Bud Light urge motorists to plan ahead for the holiday weekend if they will be out drinking.

This means choosing a Designated Driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation.

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AAA reports Senior Drivers Support Tougher Driving Laws for Themselves


Latest AAA Foundation Report on Aging Americans Finds Them Safety Conscious

AAATampa, FL – While senior drivers favor tougher driving laws, from bans on wireless devices to ignition interlocks for first-time DUI offenders, an overwhelming majority support greater scrutiny in the license-renewal process for themselves and their peers, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s latest report on aging Americans.

More than seven out of 10 drivers age 65 and older favor policies that require drivers age 75 and older to renew their license in person, and also support requirements that seniors pass a medical screening to remain licensed. «Read the rest of this article»

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