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Montgomery County After Total Solar Eclipse Traffic and Safety Update

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse has ended in Clarksville and Montgomery County but the memories of the phenomenon will last a lifetime. The weather was perfect, with no cloud coverage to diminish the magnificence of the sun’s corona. In addition, traffic ran smoothly with minimal incidents during the day.

The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency worked diligently with agencies such as the American Red Cross, Emergency Medical Services, Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Tennessee Highway Patrol for nearly a year to prepare for the possible influx of people and accidents in the community.

Total Solar Eclipse from Montgomery County's RichEllen Park.

Total Solar Eclipse from Montgomery County’s RichEllen Park.

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Montgomery County announces Paula Atkins as Downtown Plaza Event Program Manager

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Paula Atkins has been selected as the Event Program Manager for the Downtown Plaza. Atkins, previously worked for Oak Grove Tourism in Oak Grove, KY as an event coordinator, and has a bachelor’s degree from Austin Peay State University.

She also worked as a coordinator for two years in the special event department for City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

Paula Atkins, Downtown Plaza Event Program Manager.

Paula Atkins, Downtown Plaza Event Program Manager.

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Clarksville and Montgomery County Mayors support Arts for Hearts project

 

Back at school, ‘Kindness is Cool’

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett have proclaimed August as “Kindness is Cool — Back to School Month.”

Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Pro Tem Valerie Guzman presented the proclamation Tuesday at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library as part of Clarksville Kindness Rocks project to promote random acts of kindness using art as a creative way to touch people.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Clarksville Mayor Pro Tem Valerie Guzman, and Rita Arancibia show off some Kindness Rocks at the Public Library.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Clarksville Mayor Pro Tem Valerie Guzman, and Rita Arancibia show off some Kindness Rocks at the Public Library.

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Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett Endorses Randy Boyd for Governor

 

Randy Boyd for GovernorClarksville, TN – Randy Boyd has announced that Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett has endorsed and is working in support of his Republican campaign for Governor. Mayor Durrett is the first County Mayor from Middle Tennessee to endorse Boyd. He joins nearly two dozen East Tennessee County Mayors who endorsed Boyd last month.

“As Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, there were no better local partners than those in Clarksville and Montgomery County,” Boyd said. “And their success is a direct result of their great team and strong leadership, starting with Mayor Jim Durrett. I am honored to have his help and support in my campaign for Governor.”

Randy Boyd

Randy Boyd

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Montgomery County Government Offices to close August 21st

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government Offices will be closed and court proceedings have been cancelled on August 21st, 2017.

The closure is due to the total solar eclipse and the anticipated influx of people in and around Montgomery County and surrounding areas. Montgomery County is expected to welcome 50,000 to 100,000 visitors or more because of the solar eclipse.

Montgomery County Historic Courthouse

Montgomery County Historic Courthouse

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Montgomery County Health Department Director Joey Smith selected to National Board

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County is pleased to announce the election of Joey Smith, Public Health Director of the Montgomery County Health Department, as a board member of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCO).

Elected by their peers, NACCHO is governed by a 27-member Board of Directors, who serve two-year terms, and is comprised of health officials from around the country. In May of this year, there were 10 open seats and health officials from nearly 3,000 counties across the United States voted for who they wanted to serve.

(L to R) Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Montgomery County Health Director Joey Smith and First Lady Crissy Haslam.

(L to R) Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Montgomery County Health Director Joey Smith and First Lady Crissy Haslam.

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Montgomery County Clerk’s Office recognized for funds raised for Organ Donor Awareness Day

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Thursday, June 1st, 2017, Montgomery County Clerk Kellie Jackson and the employees of the Clerk’s Office gathered to celebrate a unique recognition for their office.

The Clerk’s Office was recognized as the Middle Tennessee District Winner for collecting the most funds on this year’s Organ Donor Awareness Day on April 21st. The presentation was made by Steven Jamison with Tennessee Donor Services.

Montgomery County Clerk Kellie Jackson and the employees of the Clerk’s Office.

Montgomery County Clerk Kellie Jackson and the employees of the Clerk’s Office.

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Montgomery County Government announces Michelle Newell as new Public Information Officer

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is proud to announce Michelle Newell will serve as the communications director and public information officer for Montgomery County Government beginning June 5th, 2017.

Newell holds a B.S. in Corporate Communications from Austin Peay State University. She currently serves as the program director for the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program.

Michelle Newell

Michelle Newell

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Progressive Directions Incorporated becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – Progressive Directions Incorporated (PDI) is the latest Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified organization.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Chief of Administration Charlie Gentry, Chamber President Melinda Shepard, Bi-County Director David Graham, Nyrstar Plant Manager/CMCGCP Steering Committee Member Steve James and County HR Director/ CMCGCP Steering Committee Member Tim Swaw were congratulated PDI for their efforts at their green ribbon cutting.

Progressive Directions Incorporated Green Ribbon cutting Ceremony.

Progressive Directions Incorporated Green Ribbon cutting Ceremony.

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Austin Peay State University celebrates 90th anniversary with special event and tree planting

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and her husband, Elliott Herzlich, commemorated the University’s 90th anniversary with a special ceremony and tree planting on Wednesday.

The noon event took place on the lawn in front of the Browning Building, and it included performances by the Governors’ Own Marching Band, the APSU Chamber Singers, the University Choir, the Austin Peay Dance Team and members of the APSU Cheerleading Squad.

Austin Peay President Alisa White and alumnus Evans Harvill (’46), son of former APSU president Halbert Harvill, planted a tree on the Browning lawn. On February 10th, 1954, President Harvill helped plant a tree in honor of Austin Peay State College’s 25th anniversary. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

Austin Peay President Alisa White and alumnus Evans Harvill (’46), son of former APSU president Halbert Harvill, planted a tree on the Browning lawn. On February 10th, 1954, President Harvill helped plant a tree in honor of Austin Peay State College’s 25th anniversary. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

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