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President Donald Trump Showcases Jobs Preserved by Paycheck Protection Program Amid COVID-19 Shutdown

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “Michael Heup not only got his job back at Bitty & Beau’s Coffee, which was temporarily closed because of the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis, but he also had the chance to talk about it at the White House on Tuesday,” Fred Lucas reports for The Daily Signal.
 
“‘I love my job, and I am excited about going back to work,’ Heup, a disabled employee, said at the East Room event.”

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Clarksville area Pets of the Week for April 29th, 2020

 

Clarksville Pets of the WeekClarksville, TN – Clarksville Online will be bringing you pets from different rescue organizations that are in need of a good home in Clarksville-Montgomery County and surrounding areas. This weeks pets are for the week of April 29th, 2020.

Dogs and cats of all ages, breeds and sizes are available through area animal rescues and shelters, as well as opportunities to help homeless animals through foster programs, donations and help with fundraisers and other family-friendly activities.

Contact a rescue near you to learn more.

Dupped Doo is available at Montgomery County Animal Care and Control

Dupped Doo is available at Montgomery County Animal Care and Control

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APSU theatre professor Leni Dyer sewing masks for health care workers, Operation Come Together

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When the coronavirus pandemic forced Austin Peay State University (APSU) Professor Leni Dyer to stay home in mid-March, she wanted to find a way to help during the crisis.

“My first instinct was how can I help, what can I do other than just sitting at home waiting for this to end?” Dyer said. “What can I do to help people?”

Austin Peay State University Professor Leni Dyer models one of the masks she made herself, inspired by pop artist Roy Lichtenstein. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Professor Leni Dyer models one of the masks she made herself, inspired by pop artist Roy Lichtenstein. (APSU)

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Montgomery County Offices to Reopen Monday, May 4th

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government offices will begin their Phase I reopening on Monday, May 4th, 2020. Department heads recently submitted their reopening implementation plans to the Mayor’s Office for review.

The plans vary based on the type of services provided. Some will serve the public in their lobby area, others will limit the number of people into their facility, service may be provided by appointments only and by video conferencing in other departments.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 314 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, April 29th, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 10,366 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee as of Wednesday, April 29th, 2020. That is an increase of 314 cases from Tuesday’s 10,052. There have been 195 deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been two more cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total number is now at 141. There has been two deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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Coronavirus

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United Way of Greater Clarksville provides Coronavirus relief

 

United Way Of Greater ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The extensive effects of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic have inspired the United Way of Greater Clarksville Region to begin a campaign to assist local businesses and organizations in providing relief to those affected.

“Our focus and attention to the impact on our neighbors from the COVID-19 Coronavirus epidemic in Tennessee are at the top of our priority list right now,” said Valerie Guzman. “We want to do everything we can to help our community rebound, and that will take the rest of the community coming together to help those most affected.”

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Coronavirus

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Strong Thunderstorms expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service reports that at 11:21am CT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Tennessee Ridge, or near Erin, moving northeast at 55 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

This afternoon and tonight, a few strong to briefly severe thunderstorms may occur. The main concern will be damaging wind gusts. Some storms will produce small hail.

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City of Clarksville Mayor’s Youth Council application deadline extended through May 15th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Do you know a junior or senior high school student who is interested in the political system? Do they want to work directly with the Mayor and City officials as a representative of City youth? If so, encourage them to apply to the Mayor’s Youth Council!

The deadline has been extended to May 15th, 2020 to accommodate students during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

The Youth Council provides an opportunity for Clarksville teens to acquire greater knowledge and appreciation for the political system through interaction.

The Mayor’s Youth Council conducted a book drive last year as a service project, collecting 1,012 books to donate to several Clarksville-Montgomery County elementary schools.

The Mayor’s Youth Council conducted a book drive last year as a service project, collecting 1,012 books to donate to several Clarksville-Montgomery County elementary schools.

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Power and Grace Preparatory Academy Earns Cognia Accreditation

 

Power and Grace Preparatory AcademyClarksville, TN – Power and Grace Preparatory Academy has announced that it has earned accreditation for its Pre-kindergarten Early Childhood Program as well as, its Elementary School levels of Kindergarten through fifth grades by Cognia, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts, and education service providers.

Power and Grace Preparatory Academy

Power and Grace Preparatory Academy

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APSU led face shields project joined by International consulting firm Ankura

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) GIS Center has been joined by Ankura, an expert services firm with an office in Nashville, in a statewide effort to produce face shields for frontline medical workers during the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis.

The Austin Peay State University GIS Center leads a statewide effort to produce face shields for medical workers. (APSU)

The Austin Peay State University GIS Center leads a statewide effort to produce face shields for medical workers. (APSU)

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