Knoxville, TN – This morning Colonial Pipeline announced that the bypass segment is complete and they are currently conducting structural integrity tests. They anticipate a restart of Line 1 tomorrow, Wednesday, September 21st, 2016. The full statement is available here.
Once the line is restarted, it may take a few days for supply to return to normal in the southeast states hit hardest by the partial closure of the pipeline including Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
APSU Sports Information
Yorktown, IN – Another tourney, another chance to shave strokes off the 54-hole school record.
Mission accomplished. Again.
Austin Peay State University women’s golf shaved five more strokes off the school record—the third straight tournament the Governors have broken the school record—finishing with a three-round 910 to place eighth at the Cardinal Classic, hosted by Ball State at the Players Club.
Clarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to promote Child Passenger Safety Week beginning September 18th and ending on National Seat Check Saturday, September 24th.
The week is dedicated to teaching parents and caregivers the importance of correct installation and proper use of car seats, booster seats, and seat belts. Parents will also be reminded the importance of registering car seats with the manufacturer, so they can receive notification in the event of a recall.
APSU Sports Information
Brentwood, TN – Junior Kirstin Robertson, of the Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team, was named adidas® OVC Offensive Player of the Week, Tuesday, for the second time in her career.
The Ashland City, Tennessee, native had her finest weekend performance as a member of the Governors, recording three goals and one assist in two contests.
Tampa, FL – A pipeline leak has led to a major problem for motorists along the eastern United States. Georgia and Tennessee are among six states that have declared a state of emergency after a leak was detected along the Colonial Pipeline. Pump prices in these states are rising, while some stations have reportedly run out of gasoline.
The Colonial Pipeline transports more than 100 million gallons of petroleum products like gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel a day, to markets between Houston and New York City.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will celebrate the grand opening of the Wayne and Marianne Ard Building — the new home of the University’s Health and Counseling Services— on Thursday, October 13th, with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
The event will begin at 2:30pm, and is free and open to the public. A building tour and reception will follow at 3:00pm.
Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed the westbound lane of Franklin Street near the Tenth Street intersection for natural gas main line work.
Flaggers are in place to direct traffic through the intersection; however, motorists may wish to seek an alternate to avoid traffic congestion.
The work is anticipated to be finished and the road reopened by approximately 3:30pm.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett is proud to introduce Hytch to the citizens of Montgomery County. Hytch is a free phone app available to all smart phone users to match drivers with similar routes for potential ride sharing. The Hytch concept is simple — match, chat, ride, repeat.
Montgomery County Mayor Durrett states, “We know that approximately 20,000 people choose to work outside of Montgomery County with the majority of those using the I-24 corridor between Clarksville and Nashville.”
Tennessee Titans (1-1) VS. Oakland Raiders (1-1)
Sunday, September 25th, 2016 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN – Following a thrilling victory on the road last week, the Tennessee Titans (1-1) return home to face the Oakland Raiders (1-1) this week. Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, September 25th.
This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Andrew Catalon will call the action alongside analysts Steve Tasker and Steve Beuerlein.
The Titans Radio Network, including Nashville flagship 104.5 The Zone, will carry the game across the Mid-South with the “Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith, analyst Frank Wycheck, gameday host Rhett Bryan and sideline reporter Jonathan Hutton.
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Hoskins
Baghdad, Iraq – The U.S. Army’s top civilian leader visited Soldiers deployed to Iraq as part of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve September 17th-18th, 2016.
Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning made stops in Baghdad, Erbil and other areas in northern Iraq during his tour, visiting with service members deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, a Coalition of regional and international nations, that have joined together to enable Iraqi security forces to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
While in Baghdad, Fanning met with Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, the CJTF-OIR commander, Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, CJFLCC-OIR commander, and other senior leaders to receive a ground-level view of operations in Iraq.
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