Brenda Walker of Clarksville is one of the winners
Nashville, TN – The winning entries for the 2015-16 Tennessee Wildlife magazine photo contest have been selected by staff members of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. The selections will be unveiled in the annual calendar issue of the magazine which will be available in early July.
The staff selected the winning photographs from hundreds of submissions and had the challenge to narrow the entries to 13 photos that will appear in the calendar issue. The 2015-16 calendar issue will begin with the month of August. Other entries will be kept on file and could have the opportunity to appear in future agency publications.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team had SIU Edwardsville down to its final out, but could not shut the door, dropping a 9-8 Ohio Valley Conference decision, Sunday afternoon at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee State School Bond Authority (TSSBA) has closed a bond deal that will save the state $12.9 while also helping to finance construction projects at Tennessee colleges and universities.
The TSSBA was able to take advantage of its strong credit rating and favorable market conditions to refinance outstanding bonds with lower interest rates. Those rates will result in additional savings over time. «Read the rest of this article»
Josh Hamilton Goes 1-for-3 in First Rehab Appearance
Nashville, TN – Barry Zito and the Nashville Sounds spoiled Josh Hamilton’s return to baseball with a 7-0 victory over the Round Rock Express on Mother’s Day at First Tennessee Park.
The game marked the first time a former Cy Young Winner and a former MVP played against one another in a Nashville Sounds game. While Hamilton (1-for-3) was the story coming into the action, it was Zito who stole the show.
The Sounds’ southpaw earned his first win of the season, pitching seven scoreless innings, surrendering just four hits and striking out five. Sounds pitching has been outstanding as of late, throwing five quality starts in their last seven games, posting a 2.47 ERA over that stretch.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold “Fun with Fido” event for dog-lovers this Saturday, May 16th
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is excited to host the summer event series, Fun with Fido, to promote an active lifestyle for you and your four-legged family member.
Fun with Fido, will kick off its season with a tail-waggin’ good time of contests, prizes and dog-related vendors at Heritage Park Bark Park from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Saturday, May 16th.
Strong economy and low gas prices drive 4.7 percent increase in holiday travel over 2014
Tampa, FL – AAA projects 37.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The total travel volume is a 4.7 percent increase from the 35.5 million people who traveled last year and the highest travel volume for the holiday in 10 years.
Kicking off the summer driving season, 33 million travelers will pack up the family vehicle and drive to their destinations. The Memorial Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, May 21st to Monday, May 25th.
Clarksville, TN – The April employment report was in line with expectations. Details suggested: 1) a rebound from March weather effects; 2) some moderation in the underlying pace of job growth (relative to the very brisk pace of 4Q14); and 3) a very gradual pace of reduction in labor market slack.
Nonfarm payrolls rose by 223,000, while the weather-restrained March increase was revised down to +85,000 (from +126,000) – leaving an average monthly gain of 154,000 for March and April. The unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.4%. Average hourly earnings rose 0.1%, up 2.2% year-over-year (still lackluster).
Office of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Wildlife Celebration at Woodlands Nature Station will be held Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday-Monday, May 23rd-25th. Visit with Smokey Bear, gobble with turkeys, and have up-close encounters with native wildlife in the Nature Station’s backyard at Land Between The Lakes.
All programs are included with Nature Station admission.
Clarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.
This weeks highlights include: Yoga in the Park,Fun with Fido, Clarksville Downtown Market, Medical Display, Liberty Live, and Marital Arts.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Revenue would like to remind professionals subject to the professional privilege tax that the tax must be filed and paid by June 1st, 2015.
The $400.00 professional privilege tax is an annual tax imposed on certain professionals who hold an active Tennessee license or registration on the June 1st due date, regardless of whether the person practices his or her profession in Tennessee.
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