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Clarksville Montgomery County School System to have 27 Schools take part in American Heart Association Jump Rope For Heart

 

American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – The schoolroom lesson for February: heart health starts early.

During February, American Heart Month, nearly 400 schools and more than 170,000 students in the region covering 45 counties in Middle Tennessee will be teaching heart health and the importance of physical activity to students with the help of the American Heart Association.

Hundreds of thousands of students in Middle Tennessee to raise one million dollars to help hearts

Hundreds of thousands of students in Middle Tennessee to raise one million dollars to help hearts

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Tennessee Highway patrol now accepting applications for Spring Citizens’ Trooper Academy

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol is now accepting applications for the 2015 Citizens’ Trooper Academy in the spring. Classes will be held in both Nashville and Knoxville during the spring sessions.

The Nashville session is scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 10th, while the Knoxville class will start on Thursday, March 12th. Both sessions will run from 6:00pm to 9:00pm local time weekly.

The academy, which consists of approximately 30 hours of training, is designed to develop a better understanding and awareness of the Tennessee Highway Patrol as well as its parent agency, the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, in the community through a hands-on approach. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee’s Unemployment Rate decreased to 6.6% in December, 2014

 

Fourth Consecutive Decrease of State Unemployment Rate

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for December, 2014 was 6.6 percent, two-tenths of one percentage point lower than the November revised rate of 6.8 percent.

The U.S. preliminary rate for December was 5.6 percent, also falling two-tenths of one percentage point from the prior month.

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Nashville Sounds name Garry Arthur Chief Operating Officer

 

Decorated Baseball Executive Tapped To Lead Sounds’ Front Office Staff

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds have named Garry Arthur as the club’s Chief Operating Officer, an announcement made by owner Frank Ward on Monday morning.

Arthur had previously served as a senior advisor to Sounds ownership dating back to MFP Baseball LLC’s acquisition of the club in 2009.

“I am very pleased to have Garry step into this role during a very exciting time for the Sounds franchise,” said Ward. “His vast knowledge of the industry and previous experience in opening a new minor league ballpark are very important as we celebrate the opening of First Tennessee Park and a new era of baseball in Nashville.”

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Stay Warm This Winter with the Right Firewood

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Burning firewood is a good option to keep your home warm through the winter months. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture advises consumers to consider the type of wood, its origin and quantity before making that purchase.

“Firewood is sold all over the state by vendors operating at varying levels – from large-volume vendors selling to commercial retailers like grocery and convenience stores, to smaller mom and pop operations selling firewood along the roadside,” said Jere Jeter, State Forester and Assistant Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry. «Read the rest of this article»

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Russ Shemberger tapped for triathlon coaching clinic in Nashville

 

Restore Performance MassageClarksville, TN – Russ Shemberger, a licensed massage therapist at Restore Performance Massage in Clarksville, has been selected for the USA Triathlon (USAT) coaching clinic scheduled for April 26th-28th in Nashville, TN.

The clinic will prepare him to coach experienced triathletes or coach someone new to the multisport lifestyle.

Selection to the USA Triathlon clinic was competitive; some applications were not accepted, according to the email from USAT.

Veteran triathlete Russ Shemberger, of Murray, was selected recently for the USA Triathlon coaching clinic, April 26th-28th in Nashville.

Veteran triathlete Russ Shemberger, of Murray, was selected recently for the USA Triathlon coaching clinic, April 26th-28th in Nashville.

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Nashville Zoo Offers Super Bowl Admission Deal Sunday, February 1st

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Before sitting down for the big game on Sunday, February 1st, head to Nashville Zoo for half-priced admission during Zooperbowl, the Zoo’s annual promotion on Super Bowl Sunday. Weather permitting, guests will get the opportunity to see giraffe Congo make his pick for the Super Bowl winner.

With less crowds and active animals, winter is a wonderful time to explore the Zoo. Many of the animals have acclimated to Nashville’s climate, and some species are often more active during cooler months.

Giraffe named Congo. (Amiee Stubbs)

Giraffe named Congo. (Amiee Stubbs)

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Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts Appointed to Serve on Education Instruction and Programs, Insurance and Banking, and Ethics Committees

 

Pitts also appointed to the Education Instruction and Programs Subcommittee

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) on Saturday was appointed by House of Representatives Speaker Beth Harwell to serve on the new Education Instruction & Programs, Insurance and Banking, and Ethics Committees in the 109th General Assembly.

“I am grateful for the appointments to these key committees in the House of Representatives,” said Pitts. “Education and jobs continue to be among my priorities and these appointments will help sharpen that focus for our next term.”

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field has rough start at Gladstein Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBloomington, IN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team found the going tough on the first day of competition at the Gladstein Invitational, Friday, at Indiana’s Gladstein Fieldhouse.

The best performance posted Friday went to junior Kymmalett Ross. The sprinter guaranteed herself a spot in Saturday’s 60m dash final with a 7.74 qualifying mark, three-hundredths of a second from the top spot and third overall during qualifying.

Austin Peay Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis gets swept by Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team returned to action against Middle Tennessee, Friday, but were swept by the Blue Raiders, 7-0, at Nashboro Village Athletic Club. The Lady Govs drop to 0-2 on the young season while Middle Tennessee improves to 3-1.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis loses to MTSU Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis loses to MTSU Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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