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Nashville Sounds Wednesday game rained out

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Wednesday night’s game between the Nashville Sounds and Memphis Redbirds at First Tennessee Park has been suspended due to rain. The game will be made up on Thursday as part of a doubleheader that will begin at 6:05pm.

The second game will follow approximately 30 minutes from the end of the first game and will be a seven-inning contest. The Redbirds will turn to top prospect Marco Gonzalez (0-2, 6.13) in the latter game, while the Sounds will give the ball to Barry Zito (7-7, 3.64).

Nashville Sounds to play doubleheader On Thursday At First Tennessee Park.

Nashville Sounds to play doubleheader On Thursday At First Tennessee Park.

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Tennessee National Guard Jobs Program Crosses 3,000th Hire Mark

 

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – Maj. Gen. Max Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, today recognized Dollar General Vice President of Government Affairs Steve Brophy and Dollar General for hiring Spc. Josh DeRoisa as the 3,000th hire through the Job Connection Education Program or (JCEP).

DeRoisa’s employment represents yet another milestone in the nearly four year old business partnership program assisting Tennessee National Guard members and their families in finding jobs across the state.

"Maj. Gen. Max Haston, The Adjutant General of Tennessee, recognizes the 3000th hire through the JCEP program.  Seen here (left to right) with Jann Dower, Melinda Kelsey, and Commissioner Burns Phillips of the Tennessee Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development, Haston, Steve Brophy of Dollar General, Spc. Josh De Roisa, and Capt. Michael Riley, National Guard Bureau."

“Maj. Gen. Max Haston, The Adjutant General of Tennessee, recognizes the 3000th hire through the JCEP program. Seen here (left to right) with Jann Dower, Melinda Kelsey, and Commissioner Burns Phillips of the Tennessee Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development, Haston, Steve Brophy of Dollar General, Spc. Josh De Roisa, and Capt. Michael Riley, National Guard Bureau.”

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APSU Governors Basketball faces five new non-conference opponents during 2015-16 schedule

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will play a 2015-16 basketball schedule that will touch multiple regions of the country, including 13 non-conference Division I games against teams representing nine different conferences.

That was announced Wednesday by Governors head coach Dave Loos.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend August 7th through August 9th, 2015

 

Tennessee Sales Tax HolidayNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Revenue reminds Tennesseans they can buy certain items without paying sales tax August 7th through August 9th.

During these three days, Tennessee shoppers can save nearly 10 percent on clothing, school supplies and computers, as they prepare for the back-to-school season.

“This holiday offers Tennesseans great savings on important back-to-school items, and I encourage everyone to take advantage of this opportunity,” Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said. «Read the rest of this article»

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LEAP Announces 5K Run/Walk for Wellness and Scholarships

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – The LEAP Organization will be conducting its 5K Run/Walk for Wellness and Scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, September 19th, 2015. This event will raise money for the 6th Annual 7 Points Scholarship Essay contest that is available to high school seniors enrolled in the Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) or Fort Campbell High Schools.

The race will start and finish near the Beachaven Winery located at 1100 Dunlap Lane. Registration starts at 8:30am and the race to begin at 9:30am rain or shine. The tax-deductive registration fee is $25.00 for adults, $10.00 for teens, and $5.00 for the kids 1 mile inflatable run.

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Shoney’s Celebrates Back to School with Kids Eat Free Promotion in August

 

Shoney'sNashville, TN – It’s “Back to School” time and Shoney’s is making one decision a no-brainer for busy parents: where to eat.

Beginning today through August 31st, all day Monday through Friday, Shoney’s is celebrating the back-to-school season with a Kids Eat Free promotion.

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TWRA to hold “Shoot for the Soldiers” at Montgomery County Shooting Complex August 29th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agenty’s “Shoot for the Soldiers,” a sporting clays event, will be held Saturday, August 29th at the Montgomery County Shooting Complex.

Proceeds from the event will go directly to Tennessee soldiers and their families or to the Moment of Freedom campaign. A portion will go to funding scholarships of soldiers from HOOAH (Healing Outside of a Hospital) while the remainder will go making outdoor recreational opportunities for wounded soldiers and their families. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s last Liberty Live Concert set for August 7th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Liberty Live summer concert series returns for the final concert of the series at Liberty Park on Friday, August 7th! The last concert in the series will feature the alternative rock group, Darling Parade.

Admission is free but concessions will be available for purchase. The show is set to begin at 6:30pm at Liberty Park.

Darling Parade performs at the next Liberty Park Live Concert, August 7th.

Darling Parade performs at the next Liberty Park Live Concert, August 7th.

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Fort Campbell’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team “Strike” honors History; Builds on their Legacy

 

Written by Maj. Ireka Sanders
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), held a rededication ceremony here July 30th, 2015, officially moving the memorials to their new location.

The ceremony was one of the many events featured during the Day of the Eagles.

The Strike brigade memorial is the first of the BCT memorials to go on what will become Memorial Row.

An honor guard rifle detail fires a 21-gun salute in honor of Spc. Matthew Walker during a wreath laying at the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division’s memorial rededication ceremony at Fort Campbell, Ky., July 30, 2015. Walker was the only Soldier killed in action during Strike’s 2014 Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Afghanistan. (Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs)

An honor guard rifle detail fires a 21-gun salute in honor of Spc. Matthew Walker during a wreath laying at the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division’s memorial rededication ceremony at Fort Campbell, Ky., July 30, 2015. Walker was the only Soldier killed in action during Strike’s 2014 Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Afghanistan. (Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs)

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Toyota recalls over 100,000 Prius V’s because Inverter Failure may cause Hybrid Vehicle to Stall

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Prius V vehicles manufactured August 22nd, 2011, to June 30th, 2014. A component within the hybrid inverter assembly may overheat, causing the hybrid system to reduce output power allowing the vehicle to only drive a short distance.

In some circumstances, the hybrid system may shut down causing the vehicle to stop while being driven.

2014 Toyota Prius V is one of the model years being recalled because the vehicle may stall if Inverter overheats.

2014 Toyota Prius V is one of the model years being recalled because the vehicle may stall if Inverter overheats.

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