Topic: Montgomery County Mayor
Written by Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell, KY – Specialist Avery Harbin, a Soldier assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion, confidently shook hands and spoke with many of the 73 civilian job recruiters at the Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program and Army Community Service’s Employment Readiness Program International and National job fair Wednesday at Cole Park Commons.
Harbin also prepared for the job fair featuring 73 local and regional employers on March 23rd, 2017.
He will leave the Army at the end August, but he has already started preparing for his transition. Harbin said he feels confident he will be able to find employment allowing him to eventually reach his long-term goals of going to college for graphic design and business management as well as becoming an entrepreneur.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, TNECD Announce LG Electronics to Locate New U.S. Manufacturing Operations in Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, the Department of Economic and Community Development and LG Electronics Inc. officials today announced the company will build a new home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville.
The global manufacturer, with headquarters in South Korea, is a leader in appliances, electronics and mobile devices. LG will invest $250 million in the facility, creating at least 600 new jobs in Montgomery County.
Clarksville, TN – The 2017 Toyota East-West Football All-Star Classic will be held in Clarksville, Tennessee at Austin Peay State University on Friday, December 8th, 2017. The All-Star Classic is organized by the Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association (TACA) and is made up of the state’s top 88 senior football players who are selected from more than 400 nominations.
“During the process of competing for the TSSAA state championship, we captured the attention of folks at TACA,” said Visit Clarksville Executive Director Theresa Harrington.
Montgomery County, TN – The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center is the first organization of 2017 to celebrate their Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification.
Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Chamber of Commerce Director Melinda Shepard, several CMC Green Certification Steering Committee Members and several Museum Board Members attended their green ribbon cutting.
City of Clarksville and Tennessee Housing Development Agency announce $15,000 incentive to homebuyers in targeted neighborhoods
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) is offering $15,000 in down payment assistance to homebuyers who purchase a home in targeted neighborhoods that were hard hit by the downturn and have been slower to recover in Clarksville and across the state.
THDA Executive Director Ralph M. Perrey announced the new program — Hardest Hit Fund Down Payment Assistance (HHF-DPA) program — today at a joint press conference with Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent with Tennova Healthcare for a land donation of 3.17 acres. The land, located at the southwest corner of the Tennova Healthcare Clarksville Campus, will be used by the county for the site of an Emergency Medical Services facility.
Following over a year of discussions, both parties are pleased to take the initial steps toward bringing a new EMS facility to the hospital area.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events during the month of January.
On Tuesday, January 17th, the Chamber host its annual Mayors Power Breakfast at the Riverview Inn, 50 College Street at 7:30am.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, the 57th Annual Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade was held in Downtown Clarksville. The theme this year was “Christmas Trees & Memories”.
Caroling on the courthouse steps began before the parade at 4:00pm. The Montgomery Central Elementary School Honor Choir; Clarksville Academy Choirs; Northeast High School Exit One, JV Exit One & Concert Choirs; and West Creek High School Honor Choir sang Christmas carols and performed to the delight of the crowd before the start of the parade.
Montgomery County Health Department earns Commitment Award from Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence
Nashville, TN – Montgomery County Health Department has earned the Commitment Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee recognition program administered by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE).
TNCPE is Tennessee’s only statewide quality program and is patterned on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, the national standard for recognizing role model performance through innovation, improvement, and visionary leadership.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS) and Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service have answered the call for assistance for the wildfires in East Tennessee.
Currently five MCEMS personnel and 14 volunteer fire personnel are in route to the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area to provide assistance to the emergency personnel already on the scene.
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