Nashville, TN – Franklin Barreto homered and Dustin Fowler added three hits as the Nashville Sounds topped the Round Rock Express, 8-4, Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park to extend their winning streak to 15 games. The 15-game streak matches a franchise record set during the 1999 season.
Nashville’s winning streak started on July 29th in Salt Lake City with a 9-5 win over the Bees. They swept their last homestand – a seven-game stretch against Fresno and Sacramento – and swept Colorado Springs on the road before returning home. The Sounds have outscored their opponents 89-48 during the 15-game stretch.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces Completion of Statewide School Safety Assessment, Releases $35 Million To Improve School Security
Tennessee School Officials, Departments of Safety and Homeland Security, Education Take Significant Steps to Enhance Tennessee Students’ Safety
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced the first-ever statewide assessment of school facilities and safety procedures will be fully completed by the end of August, with unprecedented school security funding now available to school districts to implement identified school security and safety needs.
In March, the governor’s School Safety Working Group recommended the statewide review of school facilities and safety procedures and precautions.
Clarksville Police Department
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reports that there were eight vehicles stolen in Clarksville between August 12th and 13th, 2018. Four of the vehicles were stolen from the lot of Clarksville Auto Sales, and the other four were taken from two separate private residences at Shadowood Road and Glenridge Lane.
The window of Clarksville Auto Sales building was broken, entry was made by multiple males, and car keys, vehicle titles, dealer plates, and cash were taken.
Britney Campbell, Allan Groves, Erinne Hester, Angela Jones & Paul Turner of Montgomery County named to Leadership Middle Tennessee Class of 2019
Nashville, TN – Leadership Middle Tennessee, Inc. (LMT), the regional leadership organization that encompasses a 10-county collective of community leaders in Middle Tennessee, announces the 42 members of the incoming Class of 2019.
The class is selected by a vetting process within the leadership of the LMT Board of Directors. For more information on LMT, please visit www.leadmt.org
Austin Peay State University (APSU)
Brentwood, TN – For a second consecutive year Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team – the defending Ohio Valley Conference champions – was picked second in the league’s preseason poll of coaches and sports information directors.
Tampa, FL – The national gas price average has held relatively flat for the last two weeks. Today’s national average is $2.86. The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest reports detail a drop in consumer gasoline demand and a build in gasoline inventories.
In fact, this was the first increase in inventories in six-weeks with a substantial addition of 3 million bbl.
Tennessee State Museum
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee State Museum is scheduled to open to the public on Thursday, October 4th, 2018 at its new location on the corner of Rosa Parks Boulevard and Jefferson Street at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Grand opening events will take place throughout the weekend.
“Since we first started working on this project, the plan was to build a 100-year museum to showcase the rich history of our state and provide a memorable experience to visitors of all ages,” Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said. “It is exciting that we’re only months away from opening the doors to this important educational asset for Tennessee.”
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