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AAA says your Vehicle may get better Fuel Mileage than you realize

 

4 out of 5 drivers report better gas mileage than EPA estimates

AAATampa, FL – Motorists looking to save a few dollars on gas mileage can do so by making a few adjustments to their driving habits.

In a study conducted by AAA, 81 percent of drivers reported higher gas mileage than EPA estimates, while only 16 percent reported lower fuel economy than EPA ratings.

AAA Fuel Mileage Infographic

AAA Fuel Mileage Infographic

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Clarksville’s Riverfest Adventure Zone needs Volunteers

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival is in need of volunteers for the Adventure Zone this weekend. If you have the time please, volunteer for one or more of more of the following shifts at the festival.

Time slots: 9:45am–1:00pm; 12:45pm–4:00pm; and 3:45pm–7:00pm.

This area is located behind the O’Charley’s in Clarksville on Riverside Drive.

Volunteer for Clarksville's Riverfest Adventure Zone.

Volunteer for Clarksville’s Riverfest Adventure Zone.

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Marlon Scott’s Clarksville Area High School Football Recap: Week 2 – 2014

 

High School Football Recap for Clarksville - Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Pristine uniforms, pads and footballs are now grass-stained, dented and scuffed because the high school football season is underway.

With two weeks of play done, parents and fans are beginning to get an idea of their teams strengths and weaknesses. While some are excited by their team’s proficiency so far, others are hoping they have yet to see the best of what their team has to offer.

Northwest High School sports new logo and uniforms for 2014. (Michael Rios - Clarksville Sports Network)

Northwest High School sports new logo and uniforms for 2014. (Michael Rios – Clarksville Sports Network)

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Two Arrested in Hotel Meth Lab

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – Two have been arrested in a methamphetamine lab found at a Providence Boulevard motel early this morning.

Jennifer Owens, 29, who gave a 59 Chestnut Drive address and Christopher Duncan, 22, who gave a 511 Linda Lane address were booked into Montgomery County Jail and charged with initiating the process of methamphetamine production.

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APSU to have Inspirational Soccer coach and activist Luma Mufleh speak at Dunn Center, October 9th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – One afternoon in 2002, Luma Mufleh made a simple wrong turn that ended up changing her life and the lives of an entire refugee community outside of Atlanta.

She was on an unfamiliar street in the town of Clarkston, GA, looking to do a little grocery shopping, when she happened to spot a pickup soccer game in a parking lot. The young players, from war-torn countries like Sudan and Afghanistan, reminded Mufleh of her own childhood playing soccer in Jordan.

Luma Mufleh to speak at Austin Peay State University October 9th.

Luma Mufleh to speak at Austin Peay State University October 9th.

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Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Exhibits and Competition begins Friday

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival’s Tour d’Art Exhibits and Competition kicks off Friday, September 5th.

This year’s competition has changed just a bit; instead of three different exhibits, Riverfest Tour d’Art will feature the following divisions exhibited at two locations: the Amateur, Professional, and Senior Division at Smith-Trahern Mansion and the High School Division at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

Artwork will be juried, and over $2,500 in prizes will be awarded.

Riverfest's Tour d’Art Exhibits

Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Exhibits

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Nashville Zoo Announces First Red Panda Birth

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Nashville Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of a red panda on July 3rd. The female cub is doing well and bonding with her mother in their off exhibit den.

“This is the first birth of a red panda at Nashville Zoo, so it is certainly cause for celebration,” said Karen Rice, carnivore supervisor. “Though the cub can’t be seen on exhibit right now, we hope she will make her debut this fall and bring attention to the fight to save this species.”

Known for their cinnamon colored fur and bushy ringed tail, the red panda is native to the mountains of Central China, Nepal and northern Myanmar (Burma).

Red Panda Cub at the Nashville Zoo. (Amiee Stubbs)

Red Panda Cub at the Nashville Zoo. (Amiee Stubbs)

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Clarksville moves one step closer to having Commuter Rail Service to Nashville

 

Regional Transportation Authority Board authorizes contract for Northwest Corridor Transit Study

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) has selected the firm of Parsons Brinkerhoff, Inc. to conduct a study to provide consensus among the RTA, the Nashville Area MPO, the Clarksville Urbanized Area MPO and community stakeholders on cost effective transit improvements to serve the Northwest area of Middle Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department reports Sharfyne White to have Parole Hearing October 1st

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On October 1st, Sharfyne White will have a parole hearing. Mr. White is the individual that committed a series of armed robberies in the Spring of 2002 in Clarksville Tennessee.

On June 7th, 2002 after committing one of these robberies he was evading arrest in a motor vehicle on 101st Airborne Division Parkway and his actions lead to the death of Officer David Scott and Officer Yamil Baez-Santiago.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk scheduled for September 4th, 2014

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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