Tennessee Athletics Department
Columbia, SC – Despite a late three-pointer to tie the game by No. 4 South Carolina, junior Jaime Nared’s clutch free throws in the final seconds stunned the Gamecocks for a huge road victory in Colonial Life Arena, 76-74.
Nared, who was 11 of 12 from the free throw line in the second half, drew a foul with five seconds remaining in the game and converted on both attempts to ice the game for the Lady Vols.
Tennessee (14-7, 5-3 SEC) picked up its third Top-10 win of the season and its first Top-5 win on the road since 2007 against UConn. South Carolina (18-2, 8-1 SEC) lost its first conference game of the season and saw its 30-game SEC home winning streak come to an end.
Nashville, TN – The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) 2017 application will be available beginning Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. SFSP is a federally funded program intended to ensure that children who benefit from free and reduced price meals during the school year, have access to nutritious meals during the summer months.
The Department encourages Tennesseans with a desire to alleviate child hunger and strengthen communities to learn more about the program.
Tampa, FL – Increased U.S. crude oil production and lower gasoline demand has kept downward pressure on the national average price at the pump, which has fallen for 20 consecutive days.
Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.22 per gallon, down eight cents versus last week, a decline of 7 cents compared to one month ago and 41 cents more per gallon year-over-year.
Tennessee (12-9/4-4 SEC) at Auburn (14-7/3-5 SEC)
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 | 8:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee takes its modest three-game winning streak on the road Tuesday night, traveling to face Auburn at 8:00pm CT on SEC Network.
The Vols (12-9, 4-4 SEC) made the most of their recent three-game homestand, earning consecutive victories over Mississippi State, then-No. 4 Kentucky and Kansas State. UT will now venture out on the road — where it is 3-3 this season — for two straight games, beginning with Tuesday’s showdown at Auburn (14-7, 3-5 SEC).
Nashville Sounds to hire 250-300 seasonal employees for 40th anniversary season
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club will host a job fair on Saturday, February 11th at First Tennessee Park in preparation for the 2017 season. The team is seeking outgoing, energetic and fan-friendly individuals to become part of the game-day staff.
The Sounds and Centerplate, the team’s food and beverage provider, will combine to hire between 250-300 part-time employees to operate First Tennessee Park in the Sounds’ 40th anniversary season.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation has partnered with The Roxy Regional Theater to bring their “Seussical The Musical” to this year’s Father-Daughter Date Night!
Fathers and their daughters are invited to the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Saturday, April 1st from 5:30pm – 8:30pm to enjoy the dinner and a show followed by crafts, photo booth and dancing.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is proud to announce upcoming sensory friendly programming for children on the autism spectrum.
The library holds a Sensory Story time on the first Saturday of every month from 10:30am to 11:30am. Upcoming dates include February 4th, March 4th, April 1st, and May 6th.
Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council to host Valentine’s Arts Event February 12th
Enjoy Chocolates, Champagne, and Chamber Music
Clarksville, TN – Clarksvillians can buy Valentine’s gifts from local artists, sip champagne, sample heart-healthy chocolates along with more substantial appetizers, and enjoy chamber music by Cumberland Winds at the eighth annual Valentine’s Day Afternoon with the Arts, Sunday, February 12th.
The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council (AHDC) and F&M Bank are hosting this event from 1:00pm until 4:00pm in F&M Bank’s Franklin Room, with its spectacular views of downtown and the Cumberland River.
Clarksville, TN – Last year Austin Peay State University’s first-year head football coach Will Healy and his staff put together one of the best recruiting classes in the country and the way things are shaping up this coming Wednesday, February 1st, may see a second recruiting class that could rival it.
Healy’s first recruiting class was ranked 132 overall nationally among all NCAA Division I schools and fifth in the Football Championship Subdivision – not to mention No. 1 in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Written by Keith Koehler
Wallops Island, VA – An experiment to measure nitric oxide in the polar sky was successfully launched on a NASA sounding rocket at 8:45am EST, January 27th, 2017, from the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska.
The Polar Night Nitric Oxide experiment or PolarNOx was launched on a Black Brant IX sounding rocket to an altitude of nearly 176 miles. Preliminary information shows that good data was collected.
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