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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Water Main Leak on McGregor Road Causes Water Outage

 

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water construction workers are repairing a second water main leak on McGregor Road that developed after a leak was repaired earlier in the day. The water outage will affect residents on McGregor Road between Port Royal Road and Pondywood Road.

Area residents may also experience low water pressure during the repair.

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Montgomery County releases Emergency Notification App

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is pleased to announce the release of an emergency notification app for iOS devices. The app, MCGTNotify, is free to download and is currently available for those with Apple devices.

MCGTNotify will be an immediate source for local emergency notifications. It also includes a county departmental directory, the Sheriff’s Office booking log and the daily court docket – available right at your fingertips!

Montgomery County Emergency Notification App

Montgomery County Emergency Notification App

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APSU Governors, Lady Govs Cross Country picked ninth in OVC preseason polls

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross-country teams were both picked to finish ninth in the Ohio Valley Conference in the annual preseason coaches’ poll, released Wednesday.

The Govs received 43 points in the poll of league coaches, finishing ahead of UT Martin (35), Jacksonville State (26) and Tennessee State (12), and were three points behind Murray State (46) for eighth.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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Leadership Middle Tennessee releases 2016 Class Selection

 

Leadership Middle TennesseeMurfreesboro, TN – Leadership Middle Tennessee (LMT) has selected 37 leaders from the region’s community, nonprofit, academic and business sectors to participate in the 2016 Class of Leadership Middle Tennessee.

Class members were selected from 10 counties: Cheatham County, Davidson County, Dickson County, Maury County, Montgomery County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Sumner County, Williamson County and Wilson County.

Clarksville-Montgomery County leaders selected to Leadership Middle Tennessee's 2016 Class are: (Top L to R) Kay Drew, Keith Lampkin, Jeff Truitt, and Joel Wallace.

Clarksville-Montgomery County leaders selected to Leadership Middle Tennessee’s 2016 Class are: (Top L to R) Kay Drew, Keith Lampkin, Jeff Truitt, and Joel Wallace.

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Applebee’s Group Donates Over $14,000 to Local Animal Shelters

 

Restaurant locations donate funds raised during ‘Paws for Carside’ promotion

Applebee'sHazard, KY – Woodland Group, Inc. (WGI), an Applebee’s franchise group in Tennessee and Kentucky, raised $14,075 during their 13th annual “Paws for Carside” promotion, which ran from April 27th through May 23rd. Funds raised from the promotion are being donated to select local animal shelters.

During Paws for Carside, 10 percent of all Carside To-Go sales every Monday and Tuesday were donated to various animal charities working to care and find good homes for animals in need. Each location contributed to a charity of choice. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Nursing Program ranked among best in nation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s School of Nursing is one of the top nursing programs in the eastern United States, according to a recent survey by the website www.NurseJournal.org

APSU was ranked No. 32 in the journal’s inaugural list, beating out prestigious nursing programs at places such as Yale University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of North Carolina.

APSU School of Nursing ranked no. 32 nationally.

APSU School of Nursing ranked no. 32 nationally.

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Interpreting Wall Street’s wild swings benefits from perspective

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The stock market sell-off continued Monday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and other major domestic indices saw a significant drop in early morning trading, regained some ground as the day progressed, but still closed down 3% to 4% for the day.

Global markets were also down, notably in China, Hong Kong, Germany and the United Kingdom. The pullback appears to be driven by concern over slowing global growth, particularly as China’s economy (one of the world’s largest) falters, as well as the drop in commodity prices, namely oil.

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Frazier Allen

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports McGregor Road Water Outage

 

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service McGregor Road between Port Royal Road and Pondywood Road to repair a water main leak.

Low water pressure may affect area residents during the work. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to hold Civil War Recruitment Day this Saturday, August 29th

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – Experience history in action at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center’s Civil War Recruitment Day on Saturday, August 29th from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Come spend the day as re-enactors conduct a historical “recruiting” event. Throughout the day children can visit the Commanding Officers to enlist into either the Confederate or Union Armies, drill with the soldiers before receiving their “discharge” papers.

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Fort Campbell Strike Soldier recognized for SHARP effort

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Sierra Fown
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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

Fort Campbell, KY – A Soldier from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) was recognized by the division commanding general during a ceremony here August 20th for putting the Army’s Sexual Assault and Harassment Response and Prevention program to good use.

Spc. Nasser O. Al-Shasemi, a chemical specialist for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd BCT “Strike,” received a coin from Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) for his efforts.

Spc. Nasser O. Al-Shamesi, a chemical specialist for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) receives a coin from Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at the division headquarters here, Aug. 20, 2015. Al-Shamesi played an integral role in assisting a fellow Strike Soldier through the SHARP reporting process following an incident that occurred in November 2014. (Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Spc. Nasser O. Al-Shamesi, a chemical specialist for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) receives a coin from Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at the division headquarters here, Aug. 20, 2015. Al-Shamesi played an integral role in assisting a fellow Strike Soldier through the SHARP reporting process following an incident that occurred in November 2014. (Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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