Topic: Sumner County
Clarksville, TN – A light dusting of snow fell over the Clarksville-Montgomery County area last night. Along with the rain/freezing rain earlier in the night, it will combine to make some slick areas on the road this morning. Ice has formed in shaded road areas as well as bridges and overpasses. Along some roads, snow and ice have formed near the edges.
Motorists that have to get out this morning are urged to take it slow. Beware of black ice on the roads. Ice is clear and is not easily seen.
Montgomery County, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the Clarksville-Montgomery County area until 9:00pm.
This Tornado Watch is also for Benton County, Cheatham County, Davidson County, Dickson County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Macon County, Robertson County, Steward County and Sumner County. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – In Montgomery County, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Thursday November 7th through Wednesday November 13th, from 9:00am-3:00pm, there will be alternating lane closures on State Route 233 in between the 7.1 mile marker and the 7.3 Mile marker for milling and paving. «Read the rest of this article»
National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather and Wind Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – A strong cold front will move across Middle Tennessee late this afternoon and evening, bringing with it widespread activity and the possibility of severe storms.
Given the highly-sheared, weakly-unstable environment expected ahead of the front, the primary threats are severe straight-line winds and isolated tornadoes.
Moisture will also be abundant, so heavy rainfall will occur in several locations, and localized flooding is therefore possible. «Read the rest of this article»
Habitat International CEO Jonathan Reckford to speak at Governor’s Reception
Nashville, TN – Habitat for Humanity is celebrating its 35th anniversary in the State of Tennessee with a reception at the Governor’s Residence Thursday, October 24th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm where Jonathan T.M. Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International, will be presenting special recognition to significant supporters whose partnership has contributed so greatly in helping the Habitat for Humanity reach this milestone.
Tennessee ranks fourth in the number of new Habitat for Humanity homes built nationwide.
Clarksville, TN – “Ms. Grace, you ask hard questions.”
The little girl living on a farm in rural Sumner County, Tennessee does ask hard questions. Innocent and inquisitive, Grace lives in a world where the Civil War has just ended and the devastated South is entering Reconstruction. Grace directly questions why she is surrounded by death and suffering.
Her grandmother tells Grace, “I want you to not think of the evil in this world, honey, because there is plenty of that. You don’t have to look too hard or far for that. Look for the good. Be the good.”
Nashville, TN – Turns out, bigger really isn’t always better—at least when it comes to peaches. Tennessee’s peaches may not match their rivals in size this year, but that’s exactly why, at the end of a soggy summer, Tennessee peaches have more flavor packed beneath their fuzzy exteriors.
In many parts of the Deep South this summer, excessive rains have affected famous peach crops in a way that isn’t immediately evident.
Port Royal area under Flood Advisory
Clarksville, TN – The National Weather Services has announced that a deep southerly flow of tropical moisture combined with an unusually strong upper level low will bring several more rounds of showers and thunderstorms to the Clarksville-Montgomery County area through early Sunday morning as a deep southerly moisture feed continues across Middle Tennessee and an upper level low moves just north of the region.
Additional rounds of showers and isolated thunderstorms will be possible through early Sunday morning.
National Weather Service reports a Line of Strong Thunderstorms Approaching Clarksvillle-Montgomery County
Anderson County, Bedford County, Benton County, Bledsoe County, Bradley County, Campbell County, Cannon County, Cheatham County, Claiborne County, Clay County, Coffee County, Cumberland County, Davidson County, De Kalb County, Dickson County, Fentress County, Grainger County, Grundy County, Hamilton County, Hickman County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Jackson County, Knox County, Lewis County, Loudon County, Macon County, Marion County, Marshall County, Maury County, Mcminn County, Meigs County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Overton County, Perry County, Pickett County, Putnam County, Rhea County, Roane County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Scott County, Sequatchie County, Smith County, Stewart County, Sumner County, Trousdale County, Union County, Van County, Buren County, Warren County, White County, Williamson County, and Wilson County.«Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville-Montgomery County School System receives $785,000 Tennessee Grant to Develop School Leaders
Tennessee Invests $4 Million in Race to the Top Funds
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education has pledged nearly $4 million in Race to the Top funds to pay for eight leadership development programs, which will impact future school leaders in more than 20 districts across the state.
The TN LEAD grants were awarded to organizations in partnership with one or more school systems, to either develop or replicate programs aimed at increasing leader effectiveness and improving student outcomes. The programs will target current and pre-service educators, in order to deepen the pipeline of effective leaders in Tennessee schools. «Read the rest of this article»
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