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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office, Highway Patrol announce increase in Seat Belt Usage

 

Governor’s Highway Safety OfficeNashville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) announced an increase in seat belt usage with an observed usage rate of 87.7 percent statewide for the month of June.  That’s an increase from the previous usage rate of 84.6 percent.

The seat belt survey is performed by the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Center for Transportation Research. The survey, which is conducted in accordance with federal requirements and standards, is state mandated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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BLF Marketing Promotes Two and Hires One

 

BLF MarketingClarksville, TN – BLF Marketing has made two personnel promotions and one new hire within its client services team.

Adam Groves has been promoted to senior account manager. Groves joined the firm in 2005, and has continuously expanded his expertise and client leadership in technical disciplines such as market analysis, customer segmenting, Internet marketing and website development.

(Top: L to R) Heather Snyder, Account Manager; Rachel Uschock, Account Manager and Adam Groves, Senior Account Manager at BLF Marketing.

(Top: L to R) Heather Snyder, Account Manager; Rachel Uschock, Account Manager and Adam Groves, Senior Account Manager at BLF Marketing.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appoints Special Tennessee Supreme Court

 

Diverse panel highly qualified  

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has appointed a special Tennessee Supreme Court to hear a case from which four Supreme Court justices have recused themselves.

The highly qualified and diverse appointees represent the three grand divisions of Tennessee.

The special court appointees are:

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appoints Special Tennessee Supreme Court

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appoints Special Tennessee Supreme Court

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Tyler Guy, Hunter Richardson overcome slow start to win Bud Light Two-Man Scramble

 

Clarksville Golf AssociationClarksville, TN – Despite not getting their first birdie until the fifth hole, Sunday, June 22nd at Swan Lake Golf Course, the duo of Tyler Guy and Hunter Richardson went wire-to-wire to claim the tournament championship in the 2014 Bud Light Two-Man Scramble.

Guy and Richardson, who will be collegiate teammates at the University of Tennessee at Martin this coming fall, held a three shot lead heading into the final 18 holes, but saw that lead dwindle over the first nine holes of play.

Tyler Guy and Hunter Richardson win Bud Light Two-Man Golf Scramble. (Michael Rios - Clarksville Sports Network)

Tyler Guy and Hunter Richardson win Bud Light Two-Man Golf Scramble. (Michael Rios – Clarksville Sports Network)

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APSU’s Kristofer Ray named visiting scholar to University of Michigan’s Eisenberg Institute

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Kristofer Ray, Austin Peay State University associate professor of history, was recently named a visiting scholar to the University of Michigan’s Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies.

He will spend the summer at the Institute, working on his next book, titled “Cherokees, Europeans and Empire in the Tennessee Corridor, 1670-1763.”

APSU associate professor of history Dr. Kristofer Ray.

APSU associate professor of history Dr. Kristofer Ray.

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Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt Tenure Begins

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Tennessee Titans general manager Ruston Webster and his personnel staff, which includes vice president of player personnel Lake Dawson, vice president of football administration Vin Marino, director of college scouting Blake Beddingfield and other members of the scouting department, are joined in the selection process by Ken Whisenhunt and the team’s coaching staff.

Whisenhunt was hired on January 13th as the 17th head coach in franchise history. He arrived in Tennessee with 26 years of NFL experience—nine seasons as a player and 17 seasons as a coach.

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Tennessee Titans to pick 11th in 2014 NFL Draft being held May 8th-10th

 

79th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting

Thursday, May 8th–Saturday, May 10th, 2014 • Radio City Music Hall • New York City

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Titans own the 11th overall selection and six total picks in the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft, which begins May 8th.

Over the course of three days, the NFL will conduct the seven-round draft from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, while Titans personnel will be headquartered at Saint Thomas Sports Park in Nashville.

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Tiffany Bryant Joins Legal Aid Society as Victim Advocate in Clarksville

 

Tiffany BryantNashville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced today that Tiffany Bryant has joined the team as a victim advocate for the Clarksville office.

Bryant previously served as a family advocate for the Child Advocacy Center of the 23rd Judicial District and has experience working with The Salvation Army: Joy D. Baker Center and the YWCA: Phyllis Wheatley Center. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in social work. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville High golfer Sam Davis signs with South Atlantic Conference champion Carson Newman

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – Clarksville High School golfer Sam Davis became the second player from this year’s District 10-AAA boys championship team to sign to play college golf next year, as he cast his lot with Carson Newman College in a ceremony in the school’s cafeteria April 16th.

Davis joins Hunter Richardson, who signed with Tennessee Martin in the fall signing period.

“Sam is our second player to sign this year,” Clarksville High coach Adam Welch said. “I’m tickled about Sam signing and anytime you’re going to a program that is winning their conference title and going to the NCAA tournament — becoming a part of those type teams — is a great accomplishment.”

Clarksville High School golfer Sam Davis is joined by his parents as he signs with Carson-Newman. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

Clarksville High School golfer Sam Davis is joined by his parents as he signs with Carson-Newman. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame opens Pat Summitt Exhibit

 

Tennessee Vols - UT Vols - University of Tennessee VolunteersNashville, TN – The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, located inside the Bridgestone Arena, has announced a new, permanent Pat Summitt Exhibit that will open on Friday, the first day of activities at the 2014 NCAA Women’s Final Four.

The Nashville Local Organizing Committee (NLOC) is providing free admission to the Pat Summitt Exhibit from April 4th-8th, allowing basketball fans to experience the new exhibit during their time in Nashville Tennessee.

Pat Summitt Exhibit opens in Nashville. (UT Sports Information)

Pat Summitt Exhibit opens in Nashville. (UT Sports Information)

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