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Tennessee State Museum announces Permanent, Temporary Exhibitions for October Opening

 

Tennessee State Museum

Tennessee State MuseumNashville, TN – In October, a bold new vision for the Tennessee State Museum will be realized when it opens at the northwest corner of Rosa L. Parks Boulevard and Jefferson Street at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. It’s the first and only building in the Museum’s 81-year history dedicated exclusively for its use.

Housed in a 137,000-square-foot facility, the new location is built with the visitor in mind, with ample room to engage with history and the Museum’s vast collection of art and artifacts.

The permanent and temporary exhibitions on view when the Museum opens to the public on October 4th, 2018 at 1:30pm tell a variety of stories ranging from the First Tennesseans up to the present day. There will be no admission charge for any of the Museum’s new exhibitions.

Belle Isle from Lyon's View, a view along the Tennessee River at Knoxville, by James Cameron, 1861. Oil on Canvas. On exhibit in the Tennessee State's Museum as part of its Permanent Exhibitions.

Belle Isle from Lyon’s View, a view along the Tennessee River at Knoxville, by James Cameron, 1861. Oil on Canvas. On exhibit in the Tennessee State’s Museum as part of its Permanent Exhibitions.

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City of Clarksville, State of Tennessee agree on Trenton Road plan

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The State of Tennessee and City of Clarksville officials have agreed on a plan to speed up widening and improving Trenton Road from Interstate 24 to the 101st Airborne Parkway.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan announced Friday that Tennessee Department of Transportation officials had accepted the City of Clarksville’s offer to contribute $1.8 million to help acquire the necessary right of way for the project.

City of Clarksville will provide $1.8 million for right of way.

City of Clarksville will provide $1.8 million for right of way.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture announces additional Counties Quarantined for Emerald Ash Borer

 

Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports that three Tennessee counties have been quarantined for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) after detection of the forest-devastating insect, bringing the total number of Tennessee counties under a state and federal EAB quarantine to 62.

Cheatham County, Giles County, and Maury County now added to Tennessee and Federal Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) quarantine.

Cheatham County, Giles County, and Maury County now added to Tennessee and Federal Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) quarantine.

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Tennessee recognizes Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputies

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate Randy Paddock, Jessica Oakes, Ashely Beck, David Corder, and Mack Little on their recent recognitions from the state of Tennessee.

On September 12th, 2018, Deputy Paddock was presented with the Three Stars of Tennessee Award at the First Responders Recognition Ceremony at the Governor’s Executive Residence in Nashville, TN.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy Randy Paddock receives the Three Stars of Tennessee Award.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy Randy Paddock receives the Three Stars of Tennessee Award.

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Tennessee Unemployment Remains Near Historic Low Levels

 

Tennessee Government

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee unemployment rate remained near historic low levels in August, despite a slight increase, according to the latest statistics released today by Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips.

The preliminary, seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate for August was 3.6 percent, just 0.1 of a percentage point higher than it was in July. Prior to August, Tennessee’s unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent for three consecutive months.

Statewide unemployment rate sees little movement over past 12 months, records slight uptick in August

Statewide unemployment rate sees little movement over past 12 months, records slight uptick in August

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Tennessee Football plays Florida Gators at Neyland Stadium, Saturday

 

Tennessee (2-1 | 0-0) vs. Florida (2-1| 0-1)

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee Football will open Southeastern Conference play under the lights at Neyland Stadium on Saturday night as Florida comes to town for a clash between SEC East rivals.

Kickoff for Saturday’s contest is slated for 6:00pm CT on ESPN with Adam Amin (play-by-play) and Rod Gilmore (analyst) calling the action in the booth while Quint Kessenich will be reporting from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest and Brent Hubbs. Sirius (Channel 103) and XM satellite radio (Channel 191) will also carry the game.

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Tennessee Football announces 2019 Schedule

 

UT Athletics

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsBirmingham, AL – Eight games at Neyland Stadium, including the first-ever meeting with BYU and a matchup with Mississippi State for the first time since 2012, highlight Tennessee Football’s 2019 schedule.
 
The SEC released complete schedules for all 14 conference schools on Tuesday.
 
Tennessee opens the season on August 31st against Georgia State before hosting BYU on September 7th and Chattanooga on September 14th.
 
The Vols travel to Gainesville to face the Gators for their SEC opener on September 21st before the first of two open dates on September 28th.

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Tennessee Gas Prices Unfazed by Hurricane Florence

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County has third cheapest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAANashville, TN Hurricane Florence had little to no effect on prices at the pump last week. Gas prices in Tennessee have held steady through the past week.

Sunday’s state average of $2.59 per gallon is the same as a week ago and 3 cents less than last month. However, motorists are still paying 2 cents per gallon more than this time last year.  

Gas Pump prices in Tennessee remain steady. (AAA)

Gas Pump prices in Tennessee remain steady. (AAA)

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Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees approves new Military Family Resource Center

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Friday, September 14th, 2018 Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, who will leave office when his term ends later this fall, visited Austin Peay State University, and he asked the school’s Board of Trustees what he should tell his successor about the University. Don Jenkins, a trustee, immediately mentioned Austin Peay’s military focus.

“This is a very military-friendly town, but it’s an incredibly military-friendly college,” he said.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and Board Chair Mike O’Malley present Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam with an APSU hat.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and Board Chair Mike O’Malley present Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam with an APSU hat.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says On-The-Farm Fun Is All Grown Up

 

Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – As children race through the corn maze or rush to find the perfect pumpkin, Tennessee Department of Agriculture says more of Tennessee’s agritourism farms are now also featuring fall fun that’s just for grownups.

Many farms offer elegant farm to table dinners that may include fresh and local foods, star chefs, live music, and even tastings of local wines, whiskeys, or beers.

There are plenty of things to do in the fall on Tennessee Farms.

There are plenty of things to do in the fall on Tennessee Farms.

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