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Geek The Library Campaign kicks off at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is kicking off our “Geek the Library” campaign to raise awareness about the importance of your local library. Get ready to add a new verb to your vocabulary—“geek.”

Everyone is passionate about something—whether it’s superheroes, art or composting. What you love is what you “geek.” Here at the library, we geek serving others, providing free books, movies, music, and children’s services to our community, and encouraging life-long learning both through our physical collection and in the virtual world through online resources–just to name a few things. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Montgomery County Health Department and Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services to hold Full Scale Training Infectious Disease Exercise Tomorrow

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Health Department and Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS) are partnering with numerous local agencies to hold a full scale infectious disease training exercise on Wednesday, October 29th.

This exercise will simulate a patient presenting at the Health Department and will go through the procedures and processes used to handle the medical needs of that patient, while maintaining a safe environment for the health care workers. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County to get multimodal general purpose Port

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) recently selected a proposal from the Montgomery County Port Authority, an Authority created by Montgomery County Government, for funding under the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) program.

The Cumberland River Regional Waterway Facility will expand a single-purpose terminal into a multimodal general purpose port with connections to rail and highway systems on the Cumberland River in Montgomery County. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Health Department Workers recognized by the Tennessee Public Health Association

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Last week, two Montgomery County public health employees, Joey Smith and Charlene Haynes, were recognized at the Tennessee Public Health Association’s 71st annual conference in Franklin, TN.

Charlene Haynes was awarded the R. H. Hutcheson, Sr., MD Award. This award is presented to a person in the field of public health who has made outstanding contributions to public health throughout their career, over a period of several years. This is considered the association’s highest award. Charlene served the Montgomery County Health Department for several years before accepting her current position as Regional Nursing Supervisor for the Tennessee Department of Health.

Charlene Haynes being awarded the R. H. Hutcheson, Sr., MD Award

Charlene Haynes being awarded the R. H. Hutcheson, Sr., MD Award

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Tennessee Governor’s Books from Birth Bus Tour stops at Governor’s Square Mall on September 11th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation (GBBF) launched its “Books from Birth 10th Anniversary Tour” on August 26th in Johnson County and it will conclude at the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville on September 30th, visiting some 50 counties across the state in a forty-five foot decorated touring coach.

The tour bus will visit Clarksville at the Food Court entrance to Governor’s Square Mall on Thursday, September 11th from 12:30pm to 2:00pm.

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Montgomery County holds swearing in Ceremony

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Wednesday evening at the Clarksville-Montgomery County courthouse citizens and recently elected officials gathered to attend a reception and swearing in ceremony.

Retired Judge John Peay administered the oath of office seating the county officials Jim Durrett as Montgomery County Mayor, John Fuson as Sheriff, John W. Carney Jr. as the District Attorney General, Kellie Jackson as County Clerk, Erinne J. Hester as Assessor of Property, Connie Gunnett as the Register of Deeds, Brenda Radford as County Trustee,

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett being sworn in by Judge John Peay (Ret.) as his wife Mary looks on

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett being sworn in by Judge John Peay (Ret.) as his wife Mary looks on

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Clarksville-Montgomery County sends Public Comments in response to Army’s SPEA report for Force Structure Realignment for Fort Campbell Kentucky

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – In response to the Army’s recent Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA), Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, joined by Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers and Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Melinda Shepard, sent public comments on behalf of Clarksville-Montgomery County describing the significant impact a troop reduction could have on the community. «Read the rest of this article»

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Jim Durrett elected Montgomery County Mayor; John Fuson elected Sheriff

 

Brenda Radford Reelected Trustee

Election 2014Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County voting for the Tennessee State Primary and County general elections was light. Around 11,000 people early voted and on Election Day, Thursday, August 7th, only 8,105 came out to vote.

With 9480 votes, Jim Durrett was elected the new Montgomery County Mayor. Incumbent Carolyn Bowers had 7654 votes and Curt Mize came in at 2295.

In the highly contested Montgomery County Sheriff’s race, John Fuson was elected with 11,020 votes. Tyler Barrett had 4,519 votes, with Bret Murray getting 1,809, while Dexter Mines had 1,612.

New Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

New Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

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Voter Turnout light on election day in Montgomery County

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Voting is underway across Clarksville, Montgomery County for the Tennessee State Primary and County general elections. Voting continues until 7:00pm this evening.

Turnout appears light with roughly 11,000 people voting in the early voting, and multiple precincts reporting extremely light turnout today. “I am ashamed to tell you how many people we had vote today,” said poll worker Nancy Chambers, before revealing that only 21 people had turned out to vote at Smith school by 9:00am. Results at the other polling places were similar.

A mother checks in before casting her ballot as her two children watch

A mother checks in before casting her ballot as her two children watch

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Montgomery County recognizes Lisa McClain for Dedication to Community Education

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government congratulates Lisa McClain, Driver Safety Administrator, for being selected as Technician of the Year by the Tennessee Child Passenger Safety Center.

Lisa was recognized for her exemplary work ethic and performance, along with her commitment and dedication of child passenger safety education and on her efforts to reduce fatalities and injuries on Tennessee highways.

Lisa McClain

Lisa McClain

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