Clarksville, TN – After a day of eating Turkey on Thanksgiving, most people are watching football or taking a nap. Others though, begin to plan their evenings shopping. Black Friday is always one of the largest retail days of the years with store after store competing to offer the biggest deals to lure the shoppers inside.
Each year it seems, stores have been opening earlier and earlier. This year is no exception. Some stores are opening Thanksgiving day at 8:00pm. Below is a list of some of the stores, their opening times and some of the specials they will be having. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Living Local, Giving Local for the Holidays is a Piece of Cake—or Bacon, or Cheese
Nashville, TN – First there was “Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving, when the holiday shopping season officially begins and retail store ledgers typically go from red ink to black. More recently, the Saturday after Thanksgiving has been dubbed “Small Business Saturday” to remind shoppers to include local businesses in their search for perfect presents.
This year, Small Business Saturday is November 30th. For those who like to live local, this is a great time to remember that it’s also possible to give local by choosing farm direct and locally made gifts.
Clarksville City Council Executive Session Rescheduled
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is reminding everyone that City of Clarksville offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on November 28th and 29th, 2013. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Thanksgiving, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Thursday, November 28th and the associated Day of No Scheduled Activities (DONSA) Friday, November 29th.
All clinics and pharmacies will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 29th, except for the Town Center Pharmacy, which will be open Friday, November 29th from 8:00am to 5:00pm and also open normal business hours Saturday, December 1st from 8:00am to 5:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – To coincide with Small Business Saturday this year, the Roxy Regional Theatre will extend regular box office hours to be open the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 30th, from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Small Business Saturday, originally conceived in 2010 by American Express, encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar businesses that are small and local. The Roxy is encouraging patrons to support downtown shops and restaurants this day as a way to give back to small businesses in Historic Downtown Clarksville.
Practice Safe Food Handling when Cooking and Dining on Thanksgiving
Nashville, TN – Special foods and favorite family recipes are a treasured part of many Thanksgiving celebrations.
In addition to enjoying these foods in moderation, the Tennessee Department of Health urges all Tennesseans to practice safe food handling while preparing, transporting and storing food to protect family and friends from food-borne illness.
Nashville, TN – Thanksgiving travelers will enjoy a smooth drive through Tennessee again this year during this busy travel holiday. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.
All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at 6:00am on Wednesday, November 27th until 6:00am Monday, December 2nd.
Register To Win A $1000 Mall Gift Card
Clarksville, TN – This Thanksgiving, visit Governor’s Square Mall for a fun-filled night of shopping, entertainment and giveaways from 11:00pm–6:00am!
Starting at 11:00pm on Thursday, November 28th, the first 1,000 shoppers at the main entrance will receive a free tote bag, a small coffee from Lasater’s Coffee, and a sweet treat from Your Dish Is Our Command while supplies last!
Enjoy a DJ spinning today’s hits and holiday favorites all night long and a free photo booth provided by Gamez on Wheelz in Dick’s Sporting Goods Court. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee urges Residents to review Insurance Coverage
Nashville, TN - The holiday season increases the chance for mishaps, as more people travel and attend gatherings. Factor in the fatigue and distraction that can accompany changes to our routines and the risk becomes greater.
Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak suggests you take time to review how your insurance covers mishaps in the home and when traveling. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Millions of Americans will be preparing meals and traveling throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The American Red Cross has safety tips for the kitchen and for the highway.
“More home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year,” said Julie Campos, Chapter Executive, Two Rivers Chapter. “The week of Thanksgiving is also one of the busiest travel periods. We want people to arrive at their destinations, enjoy time with their loved ones and make it home safely.”
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