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Tennessee State Parks’ Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day

 

Enjoy Food, Friends and Family for a Traditional Holiday Meal at Eight State Parks

Tennessee State Parks 75th AnniversaryNashville, TN – Spend less time in the kitchen and more time with friends and family, while surrounding yourself with Tennessee’s natural wonders during this season of thanksgiving.

Once again, Tennessee State Park officials are pleased to announce that all eight state park restaurants will be open Thursday, November 22nd, serving their annual Thanksgiving Day feast.

Thanksgiving turkey and all the traditional trimmings, along with an assortment of desserts, will be available beginning at 11:00am until closing at state park restaurants across Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is November 14th, 2012

 

The 104th meeting

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Hospital. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall. The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public.  Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

This is a special meeting night one week earlier than normal due to the Thanksgiving holiday the following week.

The meetings topic is “Sam Watkins and his Memoir, Co. AYTCH, 1ST Tennessee Infantry” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Facilities’ Hours to Change in Observance of November Holidays

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s three community centers will adjust their hours of operation this November to accommodate students in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and their holiday schedule.

The Kleeman, Crow and Burt-Cobb Centers will be open from 10:00am to 7:00pm Tuesday, November 6th and Monday, November 12th as students will be out of school for Election Day and Veterans Day. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball hosts Louisville as part of 13-game home slate in 2012-13

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Thirteen home contests, including a visit from Big East member Louisville, highlight the 2012-13 Austin Peay State University women’s basketball schedule released by head coach Carrie Daniels, Tuesday.

Austin Peay will face seven teams that played in the 2012 postseason, including Louisville and Vanderbilt which both reached the NCAA Tournament’s second round. In addition, the Lady Govs will square off against five teams that posted 20-plus wins last season.

Head coach Carrie Daniels announced that NCAA participants Louisville and Vanderbilt would be a part of the Lady Govs 2012-13 schedule, released Tuesday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Head coach Carrie Daniels announced that NCAA participants Louisville and Vanderbilt would be a part of the Lady Govs 2012-13 schedule, released Tuesday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Decrease in Traffic Fatalities Over Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

 

Preliminary Figure Mark Fewest Fatalities on Record

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced a preliminary figure that indicated six people were killed during the 2011 Thanksgiving holiday weekend, compared to 16 fatalities during last year’s Thanksgiving Day holiday period.

If the 2011 preliminary number holds true, it will mark the lowest number of fatalities on record during the Thanksgiving holiday. Previously, the fewest number of vehicular fatalities was seven, which occurred during the 1983 Thanksgiving Day period.

2011 Thanksgiving Holiday Fatality Log

2011 Thanksgiving Holiday Fatality Log

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Thanksgiving

 
The First Thanksgiving 1621

The First Thanksgiving 1621

Throughout history, people have given thanks sometimes in joyful celebration, often in solemn, even prayerful, ceremony.

The United States, over hundreds of years, has come to observe a national holiday for giving thanks.

It is a time to celebrate family and friends, the arrival of crisp fall weather, the turning of the leaves, football, turkey, pumpkin pie. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Highway Patrol prepares Motorists for Heavy Presence this Thanksgiving Holiday

 

State Troopers will strictly enforce Seat Belt Usage

The Tennessee Highway Patrol LogoNashville, TN – Sixteen people lost their lives on Tennessee roadways during last year’s Thanksgiving Day Holiday period. That’s why the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be hitting the roads, along with millions of Americans, in a high-visibility, safe driving enforcement campaign for the 2011 Thanksgiving Day Holiday.

Beginning at 6:00pm, Wednesday, November 23rd through midnight Sunday, November 27th, State Troopers will saturate the interstate systems and high-crash corridors across Tennessee, placing an emphasis on impaired driving, seat belt usage, and traffic law compliance.

Local sobriety and driver license checkpoints scheduled throughout the holiday weekend.

Local sobriety and driver license checkpoints scheduled throughout the holiday weekend.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Main Office, located at 102 Public Square, will be observing the Thanksgiving Holiday this Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th. The office will reopen on Monday, November 28th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksvillle Gas and Water’s Fort Campbell Boulevard Customer Service Center Temporarily Closing for Building Maintenance

 

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water customer service centers located at 2015 Fort Campbell Boulevard and 2215 Madison Street will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, November 24th-25th.

Additionally, the Fort Campbell center will undergo building maintenance closing the parking lot and night deposit bill payment drop box on Friday, November 25th at 8:00am. «Read the rest of this article»

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Increase in Traffic Fatalities Over Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

 

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – Preliminary reports indicate 12 people were killed during the 2010 Thanksgiving holiday weekend, compared to 10 fatalities during last year’s Thanksgiving Day holiday period.  Statistics for the 2010 Thanksgiving holiday reflect the time period from 6:00pm, Wednesday November 24th, 2010, to midnight Sunday, November 28th, 2010.

In 1983, the fewest number of Thanksgiving holiday period motor vehicle fatalities were recorded with seven, according to the Tennessee Department of Safety.  The highest number of people killed during a Thanksgiving holiday period happened in 1966, when 34 people were killed in crashes on Tennessee roadways. In 2008, there were 10 fatalities during the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend and 13 fatalities were recorded in 2007. «Read the rest of this article»

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