TDOT Suspends All Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Weekend
Nashville, TN – Road construction won’t slow motorists down as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 noon on Friday, May 25th through 6:00am on Tuesday, May 29th.
This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists expected to travel in the state this Memorial Day weekend. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Saturday, June 2nd is National Trails Day! The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department and “Friends of the Clarksville Greenway” are celebrating with a clean-up from 8:00am to 10:00am at the Clarksville Greenway, located at 1101 Pollard Road.
National Trails Day, organized by the American Hiking Society, is celebrated across the country as a way to inspire the public to discover and learn about our nation’s trail system. Those interested in volunteering can contact Melissa Adkins at 931.645.7476
For more details on the Greenway clean-up, please contact the Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 or visit www.cityofclarksville.com.
Homestand Highlighted By Two Fireworks Shows, Autograph Day, And Specialty Jersey Auction
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return home to Greer Stadium this Friday, May 25th, to open a four-game homestand against the Round Rock Express (Rangers affiliate).
Highlighting the week’s worth of promotions will be two fireworks shows, the first Autograph Day of the 2012 season, and “Line Drives For Lungs Night” – a special evening for the American Lung Association in Tennessee at the ballpark during which the Sounds will wear special red and white jerseys on the field.
Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell will commemorate Memorial Day with a wreath laying ceremony at noon on Monday at the division headquarters.
Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), will host the event and provide brief remarks during the ceremony.
A Salute to Freedom
Dover, TN – Eagle Fest will be held May 24th through May 27th in Downtown Dover Tennessee. There will be food, games, arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, car show and fireworks. The Carnival, located at the old Gateway Ford lot, starts tonight, May 26th at 5:00pm with a Family Fun Night.
On Saturday, May 26th, the Eagle Fest Opening Ceremony starts at 10:00am with special guest speaker Ms. Holly Thompson from WSMV Channel 4 News along with Rev. Don Bailey, Rev. Ronnie Burgess, Rev. Adam Janes and Bro. George Miller. George Wallace is the emcee.
Clarksville, TN – An early morning alcohol related crash sent two to the hospital and resulted in both vehicles leaving the roadway and careening down separate embankments.
On May 24th, 2012, around 2:00am, a Mazda Miata traveling south on the 41-A Bypass near Queens Bluff Way, driven by a 37 year old woman, crossed into the northbound lane and collided with a Ford Mustang, driven by a 44 year old male.
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – The Office of Public Relations and Marketing at Austin Peay State University won five awards during the Tennessee College Public Relations Association spring conference and awards contest held May 17th-18th at Middle Tennessee State University.
TCPRA – an alliance of communicators across the state representing public and private colleges and universities, technical schools, technology centers and community colleges – awarded gold, silver and bronze distinctions in various writing, design, publication and photography categories. More than 150 entries were received for the contest period between April 1st, 2011, and March 31st, 2012. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization is hosting its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10:00am, May 28th, at Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksville.
City and county officials, as well as MCVSO staff will speak, with the keynote address by Colonel William B. Hickman, Deputy Commander of Operations, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Pool are opening this Saturday, May 26th. Are your kids looking for something fun to be involved with this summer? Check out the City of Clarksville’s Parks & Recreation Department’s new recreational Youth Swim Team for ages 5 to 18! «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, Clarksville High School celebrated and wished a fond farewell to a special group of students, its 2012 graduating Life Skills class. This was the second of such ceremonies for Clarksville High School and Jeffrey Major, Clarksville High’s Life Skills teacher and the event’s coordinator.
Mr. Major recognized the need for a farewell ceremony that recognizes the Life Skills graduates in a more intimate way and set about planning this year’s event with the help of Clarksville High faculty and staff. Mr. Major noted that it is a way to have them celebrate this special time with teachers, staff, peer mentors, friends and family, and not get lost in the crowd of a traditional graduation ceremony.
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