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Clarksville’s Valvoline Complete Car Care goes “pink” for Breast Cancer awareness

 

Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeClarksville, TN - The next time you drive down Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, you might notice the color scheme on the building of the Valvoline Complete Car Care Center.

Pink!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and in a campaign to raise awareness to the fight against cancer, Valvoline painted their building pink.

Candace Ursery, President of Convenient Car Care Inc., who owns the Valvoline franchise in Clarksville explains their promotion:

Valvoline Complete Car Care on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard paints it's building "pink" for Breast Cancer awareness Month.

Valvoline Complete Car Care on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard paints it’s building “pink” for Breast Cancer awareness Month.

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10,000 to walk for Hearts at Greater Nashville Heart Walk this Saturday, October 4th

 

American Heart Association - Heart WalkNashville, TN – Get your walking shoes on! The 2014 Greater Nashville Heart Walk will welcome 10,000+ walkers bright and early at Vanderbilt University sports field (Blakemore Avenue/Natchez Trace) next Saturday, October 4th, 2014. It’s one of the largest fundraising walks in Tennessee.

The annual event is the largest fundraiser for the American Heart Association in the Nashville area, and funds go to vital research, public health programs and community education to fight heart disease and stroke, which together kill 1 in 3 Americans. This year’s fundraising goal is $2 million.

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Tennessee Titans routed by Indianapolis Colts, 41-17

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-3) miscues continued Sunday as the Indianapolis Colts (2-2) rolled for a 41-17 win at Lucas Oil Stadium. Dropped passes, penalties and mental lapses continued to plague Tennessee.

On the Titans first drive, quarterback Charlie Whitehurst hits wide receiver Kendall Wright for a 9 yard catch, however, Wright fumbles the ball and it’s recovered by Jean Francois for the Colts on the Tennessee 38. Two plays later, Indianapolis running back Trent Richardson runs it in from 1 yard out for a touchdown.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. (Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. (Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Governors Tennis’ Iago Seffrin and Aleksas Tverijonas drop consolation matches at ITA All-American

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUTulsa, OK – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis seniors Iago Seffrin and Aleksas Tverijonas each lost their consolation match in the pre-qualifying tournament of the 2014 Saint Francis Health System ITA Men’s All-American Championships, Sunday, at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

Austin Peay's Aleksas Tverijonas. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Aleksas Tverijonas. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Department of Health Wildlife Rabies Vaccination Project helps protect People and Pets

 

Baiting Program Expanding in Tennessee This Year to Prevent Raccoon Rabies

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to help prevent rabies by distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.

The annual baiting program administered by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, began in Tennessee September 27th, 2014.

“Control of raccoon rabies is vital to public health, as reducing rabies in wildlife helps prevent transmission to people, pets and livestock,” said Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. ”We are pleased to be part of this important and effective program.”

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Beyond Bow Muzzleloader 2014 Workshop set for November 14th-16th in Humphreys County

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The 2014 Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Muzzleloader Workshop will be sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency November 14th-16th in Humphreys County.

Female hunters 18 and older will have the opportunity to learn about hunting deer during a weekend with like-minded individuals. The private farm for the event incorporates a variety of wildlife management practices and totals more than 2,000 acres of prime deer habitat. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County receives Local Government Award

 

Montgomery County TennesseeNashville, TN – Montgomery County received a Local Government Award at the Annual Business meeting of the Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) that was held on September 18th in Franklin, TN.

The county received an award for Parks and Recreation Facilities for a new trailhead and pocket park and implementation of ADA measures for Rotary Park.

(Left to Right) – GNRC President Rogers Anderson, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Montgomery County Park Director Jerry Allbert and Montgomery County Engineer Nick Powell.

(Left to Right) – GNRC President Rogers Anderson, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Montgomery County Park Director Jerry Allbert and Montgomery County Engineer Nick Powell.

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Paycheck for Patriots Hiring Event for Tennessee Veterans October 9th

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – On October 9th, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development is holding a hiring event for veterans in 10 cities across Tennessee. More than 1,000 jobs are available.

For more information, or to register in a location near you, click on Ctrl+click to follow the link http://www.tn.gov/labor-wfd/Patriots/Paychecks.shtml

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Tennessee Titans hit the road to take on the Indianapolis Colts Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (1-2) at Indianapolis Colts (1-2)

Sunday, September 28th, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT/Noon CDT
Indianapolis, IN | Lucas Oil Stadium (capacity 63,000) | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans play their second consecutive road game against a reigning division champion, traveling to Indianapolis to face the Colts. Kickoff at Lucas Oil Stadium  is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT/noon CDT on Sunday, September 28th.

The Titans and Colts own identical 1-2 records heading into the Week 4 matchup, the Titans’ first divisional clash of 2014. The clubs are tied for second place in the AFC South, one game behind the Houston Texans (2-1).

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10). (Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10). (Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville, Nashville Tennessee Top Ten Cities for Millennials looking for Bigger Paychecks

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Of the top 10 cities the Millennial Generation is looking to for bigger paychecks, Middle Tennessee lands two – Clarksville at 6 and Nashville at 10.

“Our dedication to recruit higher paying jobs and to create a top-rated quality of life, both of which are attractive to a young, educated workforce, is a driving force behind us making this list,” said Cal Wray, Executive Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council.
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