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Who we’re Fighting For

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – America’s 30 million small businesses employ nearly half of our nation’s private-sector workforce. As Americans stay home to slow the spread of Coronavirus, many of these small companies have been forced to temporarily shut down or cut back on work.
 
Within the next 24 hours, President Donald Trump will be sending more help their way.

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Fort Campbell’s Ready and Resilient program recommends hunting for the Good Stuff

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Optimism builds resilience, which supports readiness among Soldiers and the Army Family. Here at Fort Campbell, the Ready and Resilient program is staffed with performance experts who provide tips and training to help Soldiers, Families and Department of the Army civilian employees strengthen mental toughness and enhance resilience.

“Most people want to catastrophize and find the worst-case scenarios,” said Sgt. 1st Class Emma Anderson, Ready and Resilient program manager. “What you really want to do is lower those levels of anxiety, because you’re not able to think straight and think clearly.”

Sgt. 1st Class Emma Anderson, Ready and Resilient program manager, shoots a video from her home about how to keep the COVID-19 pandemic in perspective for the Fort Campbell Ready and Resilient Facebook page. (Contributed photo)

Sgt. 1st Class Emma Anderson, Ready and Resilient program manager, shoots a video from her home about how to keep the COVID-19 pandemic in perspective for the Fort Campbell Ready and Resilient Facebook page. (Contributed photo)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County: Our Community Reopening Plan

 

‘It’s Not About Me — It’s About Us’

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – MONTGOMERY COUNTY MAYOR JIM DURRETT: Together, with our stay-at-home orders to limit non-essential activity, we have taken effective, necessary steps to help slow the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus in our community.

CLARKSVILLE MAYOR JOE PITTS: We want to thank every business, every organization and every family, for buckling down during this stay-at-home period, for making necessary sacrifices and for doing the right things.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Mayors release plans for Phased Reopening

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts rolled out plans Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 for the phased reopening of commercial activity in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

Phase One of the plan is expected to take effect Friday, May 1st, when businesses that are able to complete an extensive permitting process will be allowed to open.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Wes Golden, Clarksville Health & Safety Manager; and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett discuss reopening planning during a work session at the Montgomery County Courthouse.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Wes Golden, Clarksville Health & Safety Manager; and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett discuss reopening planning during a work session at the Montgomery County Courthouse.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s COVID-19 Bulletin #24

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Thursday, April  23rd, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus relief.

Governor Lee’s daily press conferences will resume next Monday through Thursday at 3:00pm CT and can be viewed here. Governor Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 Coronavirus updates which can be found here.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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5th Special Forces Group Riggers sew face masks to support COVID-19 response

 

5th Special Forces GroupFort Campbell, KY – Parachute Riggers from the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) are no longer sewing chutes, but masks instead, at Fort Campbell, April 15th, 2020.

With Airborne operators and operations at a Mission Essential stance due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic, the 5th Group Riggers, normally tasked with maintaining parachutes, are now using their skills to sew required face masks for members of the Group.

“Naturally riggers are professional sewers,” said Staff Sgt. Ryan, the noncommission officer in charge of the Rigger section. “We all go through sewing school while we are in Advanced Individual Training.”

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 424 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, April 23rd, 2020

 

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Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 8,266 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee as of Thursday, April 23rd, 2020. That is an increase of 424 cases from Wednesday’s 7,842. There have been 170 deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

Two new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total number is now at 130. There has been two deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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Coronavirus

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Thrive Creative Group Wins Best Bank Website Award

 

Thrive Creative GroupClarksville, TN – Thrive Creative Group, LLC has won the Best Bank Website for Legends Bank in the 2020 Internet Advertising Competition. The IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition.

Judging is based on the entered creative using seven criteria; design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation, and content.

Team members in Thrive conference room.

Team members in Thrive conference room.

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APSU Woodward Library celebrates libraries’ resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of National Library Week

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – National Library Week, April 19th – 25th, 2020, is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and communities. Libraries are at the heart of their cities, towns, schools, and campuses.

Austin Peay State University Woodward Library. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Woodward Library. (APSU)

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President Donald Trump Suspension of Immigration Over Coronavirus Will Protect Our Health, Jobs and Wages

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “President Donald Trump is acting properly and justifiably to temporarily suspend immigration to the United States for at least 60 days in the face of the coronavirus pandemic,” former Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thomas Homan writes in Fox News.

Pausing immigration will put unemployed Americans first in line for jobs as our economy reopens, the President explained last night.

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