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Montgomery County GOP Goes Red to the Roots

 

County GOP overwhelmingly votes to partner with Tennessee Republican Party’s grassroots initiative; Formally calls for March 1st, 2016 primary

Tennessee Republican PartyClarksville, TN – At a recent meeting of the Montgomery County Republican Party, the group’s Executive Board received a briefing from the Tennessee Republican Party about the organization’s successful program called “Red to the Roots” and how it can be utilized if the county GOP selects a nominee via a primary for the 2016 elections.

The program, a partnership between County GOP Parties and the State Republican Party that saw great success in the 2014 election, is designed to bring unique resources to targeted races at the county level. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU to host 5th Annual Young Women’s Leadership Symposium April 10th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During a presidential election year, names like Hillary and Sarah often stand out because all the other candidates stumping for votes are usually men.

The question of why women often shy away from politics has troubled Dr. Marsha Lyle-Gonga, chair of the Austin Peay State University Department of Political Science, since she was a doctoral student, and in 2010 she decided to host an event to encourage a new generation of women to get involved in the political process.

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Tenenssee State Fire Marshal’s Office Marina and Dock Inspections Bring Greater Safety To Tennesseans

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Swimmers and boaters can be assured of increased safety at Tennessee’s public marinas and docks thanks to new regulations that took effect January 1st.

Approved last year by the Tennessee General Assembly and signed into law May 16th, 2014 by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Senate Bill No. 1954/House Bill No. 1892 – known as the Noah Dean and Nate Act – makes it mandatory that State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) inspectors examine the electrical wiring and equipment of all Tennessee public marinas and docks. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces New Board

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Chamber Board of Directors.

The Chamber elects new leadership each fiscal year, with the fiscal year running from July 1st, 2014 to June 30th, 2015.

Chamber Chairman, Jeff Truitt.

Chamber Chairman, Jeff Truitt.

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Manna Café to host “Grits N Gravy” Fundraiser June 19th

 

Manna Café MinistriesClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries is holding “Grits and Gravy,” a fundraiser breakfast sponsored by Align MD and Riverview Inn, on June 19th from 7:00am to 9:00am at Riverview Inn (50 College Street).

Guest speakers will include Tennessee State Senator Mark Green and State Representative Joe Pitts. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Senator Mark Green Recognizes Montgomery County EMS Heroism

 

Montgomery County Emergency Medical Service - EMSMontgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, May 27th, Tennessee State Senator Mark Green presented Emergency Medical Services A-Shift with Proclamations from the State of Tennessee, along with state flags that have flown over the Capitol, for their heroism that he recently witnessed on an accident scene.

Montgomery County EMS recognized for Heroism. Pictured from Left to Right: Matt Sandifer, Caleb Hall, Jennifer Earp, Jessie Ferrell, Stephanie Read, Joe Gluff, Gary Perry and Senator Mark Green.

Montgomery County EMS recognized for Heroism. Pictured from Left to Right: Matt Sandifer, Caleb Hall, Jennifer Earp, Jessie Ferrell, Stephanie Read, Joe Gluff, Gary Perry and Senator Mark Green.

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108th Tennessee General Assembly Ends in Whimper

 

Written by Joe Pitts

Highlights of the session includes legislation to address Methamphetamine production, Education and a Balanced Budget

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – The second session of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly ended with a whimper on Thursday, April 18th, 2014, as the members of the House of Representatives and Senate adjourned sine die for the year.

The annual session started out with great promise in improving the lives of Tennesseans, and mostly met those expectations with a few exceptions.

This is part two of the series discussing the session’s opportunities and challenges.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson introduces resolution supporting Veterans

 

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) has filed a House Joint Resolution in the Tennessee General Assembly urging the Tennessee Congressional Delegation to restore cuts to veterans benefits made by Congress in December, 2013.

The Federal proposal cuts benefits to military retirees younger than 62 by reducing their annual cost-of –living increase adjustment (COLA) by one percent annually.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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APSU Agriculture Department receives $50,000 donation from Farm Credit Mid-America

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Farm Credit Mid-America set out to invest in the next generation of American farmers, the Kentucky-based lender looked south to Austin Peay State University.

That’s because APSU is home to the fastest growing college department of agriculture in Tennessee, with student enrollment in that program increasing by 75 percent in the last five years.

Farm Credit Mid-America staff members present a $50,000 check to Austin Peay State University. (Beth Liggett - APSU staff)

Farm Credit Mid-America staff members present a $50,000 check to Austin Peay State University. (Beth Liggett – APSU staff)

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces New Board of Directors

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Chamber Board of Directors. The Chamber elects new leadership each fiscal year, with the fiscal year running from July 1st, 2013 to June 30th, 2014.

The Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Ex-Officio members of the Board attend quarterly meetings, provide direction for Chamber staff and volunteers, and manage the finances of the Chamber. «Read the rest of this article»

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