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 22nd through 6:00am on Tuesday, May 26th.
Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library to host Clarksville Youth Guitar Ensemble Tuesday, May 26th
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Youth Guitar Orchestra will premier their debut concert in the atrium of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library at 6:00pm May 26th.
Students ages 8 through 13 will be performing works from the Austin Classical Guitar Curriculum, the United States’ leaders in research on guitar education for youth.
Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini
Nashville, TN – Last week, Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell admitted that Insure Tennessee failed because of politics as usual.
Insure Tennessee was a “political issue,” she said, and she was unable to convince members of the Republican majority to hold a full floor discussion and vote on the proposal, which would have given 280,000 hardworking Tennesseans access to affordable health care. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Fort Defiance to host medical display this Saturday, May 23rd
Clarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host a medical display Saturday, May 23rd from 10:00am – 5:00pm.
The display will feature a collection of medical tools and medicines used during the Civil War along with commentary and informal question and answer sessions with Mark Britton.
Montgomery County – Due to last weekend’s weather we have rescheduled the free Yoga Flow class on the Courthouse Lawn for Saturday, May 30th at 9:30am. Susan Nicholson, ACSM, will provide a 45 minute class fitting for all fitness levels and all ages.
The class will be held on the Third Street side of the Courthouse. Bring a yoga mat or small blanket and join in the fun!
Registration is not necessary. If you have any questions, call 931.648.8482.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Dr. Deborah Buchanan, an assistant professor and program coordinator in the University’s Department of Psychology, was recently honored for her excellence in preparing the next generation of school counselors.
Buchanan was selected as the Counselor Educator of the Year by the Middle Tennessee Counseling Association (MTCA) at the group’s annual award banquet in early May.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Liberty Live features American Idol contestant Emily Minor, June 5th
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and Convergys are proud to announce the second concert in the Liberty Live series set for June 5th at Liberty Park.
The event will feature American Idol participant, Emily Minor, as the headlining performer. Admission is free but concessions will be available for purchase. The show is set to begin at 6:30pm.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Indianapolis, IN – Both the Austin Peay State University women’s golf and women’s volleyball teams have received public recognition from the NCAA for maintaining a multiyear Academic Progress Rate among the top 10 percent of their respective sport, Wednesday.
Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum hosted the awards reception for the Southern Watercolor Society’s 38th Annual Juried Exhibition on May 16th. The show features eighty-seven paintings. This year’s juror Kathleen Conover awarded 32 artists cash or merchandise prices.
The Best in Show was awarded to Z.L. Feng for In the Wood. Feng is an artist-signature member of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, and the Pastel Society of America (as master pastelist).
Tennessee Highway Patrol to conduct “No Refusal” Enforcement, increase Patrols during Memorial Day Holiday
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) today announced plans to increase patrols and utilize the “No Refusal” law and a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of serious injury and fatal crashes across the state during this year’s Memorial Day holiday period.
The 2015 Memorial Day holiday period will begin at 12:01am on Friday, May 22nd and conclude at midnight on Monday, May 25th.
The 96-hour holiday period will include “No Refusal” enforcement, which allows law enforcement officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired drivers, in each of the eight THP Districts.
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