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Montgomery County’s Per Capita Income is the fifth highest in the state of Tennessee

 

Montgomery County Per Capita Personal Income (PCPI) jumped 5.1 percent in 2008, surpassing Tennessee as a whole for the fourth straight year. Figures released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) show Montgomery County’s PCPI was $38,270 in 2008, up from $36,412 in 2007.

Montgomery County has progressed from being 18th in the state in PCPI in 2000 to fifth in 2008, topping other development hotbeds in the Nashville region such as Wilson County, Sumner County and Rutherford County. Tennessee’s average for 2008 was $34,833, while the national average was $40,166. «Read the rest of this article»

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CPD now accepting sign-ups for 2nd annual Youth Olympics

 

The sign-up for the Clarksville Police Department’s 2nd Annual Youth Olympics has begun. The Youth Olympics are open to children from 11-17 years old. There is no charge to participate, however a parent or legal guardian must sign up the participant. Applications will be taken until May 15.

The events for this year’s games are Cooking, Judo, Flag football, Volleyball, Fishing, Bowling, Trivia, Archery, Basketball, Swimming, and Track. The opening ceremony will be held at 11:00 am on June 5th at McGregor Park. The competition will take place between June 7th-18th.

To sign up or for more information contact Officer Tony Marshall, 931-320-2793 or Mr. Willie Grimes, 931-217-9738.

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Montgomery County Parks and Recreation to re-open two parks on May 1st

 

The Park openings rescheduled from April 24th to May 1st due to forecast calling for severe weather

The Montgomery County Department of Parks and Recreation will be holding ribbon cuttings on Saturday May 1st for two of the Parks they have been working on refurbishing during the last year.

The first will be at 10:00 am at the St. Bethlehem Civitan Park Ballfield Complex located at 650 Bellamy Lane in Clarksville, TN. After the ribbon cutting there will be the opening ceremony for the St. Bethlehem Little League.

The new St. Bethlehem Civitan Park Ballfield Complex

The new St. Bethlehem Civitan Park Ballfield Complex

The second will be held at 1:00 pm at the Woodland Park Ballfield Complex located at 2910 Woodland Park Road in Woodlawn, TN. After the ribbon cutting there will be the opening ceremony for the Woodlawn Little League.

The new Woodlawn Park Ballfield Complex

The new Woodlawn Park Ballfield Complex

The Woodlawn park renovation was entirely funded by the Montgomery County Government, while the St. Bethlehem park renovation was co-funded by the Montgomery County Government and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

If the ribbon cuttings are rained out, they will be rescheduled for a later date. Check for updates on Clarksville Online, if that should occur.

For more information contact Stacey Goodwin at the Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department, (931) 648-5732

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Water outages scheduled for Greenwood Ave. and Seven Mile Ferry Road

 

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Water service will be disrupted in the Greenwood Avenue area and along Seven Mile Ferry Road beginning Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. until approximately 4:00 a.m. on Friday morning. Gas and Water construction workers will replace two sixteen-inch water valves on both roads. Residents in these areas who are not affected by the water outage may experience low water pressure during the valve work.

The following streets will be affected by the water outage. «Read the rest of this article»

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