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Reopening Schools Is Key to Unlocking the Full Potential of America’s Children

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Our Nation’s children deserve the very best, and no one should be kept from reaching their full potential. If schools remain closed this fall, many children will continue to face adverse effects from school closures caused by the pandemic shutdown.

The Council of Economic Advisers estimates that just the three months of closures between March and May 2020 may reduce future potential earnings of children by 2.3 – 3.7 percent.

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City of Clarksville names Dennis Newburn Community Development Director

 

Experienced leader wants “All Residents to Thrive”

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Dennis Newburn, who has more than 25 years of experience as a community development professional, has been named director of Clarksville’s Office of Housing and Community Development.

Dennis Newburn, right, the new director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development visited Friday’s Shower-Up event to meet leaders and members of the community. He stopped to chat with, from left, Valerie Guzman, Martias Kendrick, Ashley Mynatt and Sherry Pickering.

Dennis Newburn, right, the new director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development visited Friday’s Shower-Up event to meet leaders and members of the community. He stopped to chat with, from left, Valerie Guzman, Martias Kendrick, Ashley Mynatt and Sherry Pickering.

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Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett Extends Emergency Executive Order to Wear a Face-covering through August 24th

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, signed  Emergency Executive Order 15 today to extend Emergency Orders 11, 12, 13 and 14 which requires that all residents, businesses, and visitors of Montgomery County wear face-coverings.

Emergency Order 11 states that cloth or other face-coverings that cover the nose and mouth of a person to impede the spread of the virus during speaking, coughing, sneezing or other action, shall be required in Montgomery County, Tennessee, within all publicly-accessible areas of commercial business establishments; in public outdoor areas where social distancing of at least six feet cannot be maintained; and within the publicly-accessible areas of business offices where there is direct interaction with the public and social distancing of at least six feet cannot be maintained.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

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Clarksville Community Network Video Series adds to Suffrage Celebration

 

19th Amendment programming begins airing Saturday on Clarksville Community Network

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – A series of local videos about women’s suffrage has been produced to help Clarksville celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which extended the right to vote to women throughout America.

“Tennessee Triumph”

“Tennessee Triumph”

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Clarksville Gas Department Department to begin Gas line work on Red River Bridge, Monday

 

Project may cause delays on North Second Street, Riverside Drive

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – On Monday, August 17th, 2020, Clarksville Gas Department Department contractors will begin a natural gas main line improvement project on North Second Street under the Lewis Memorial Bridge over the Red River between North Riverside Drive and Quarry Road.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 1,804 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, August 14th, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Friday, August 14th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 128,315 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee. That is an increase of 1,804 cases from Thursday’s 126,511. There have been 1,285 confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

N I N T Y  N I N E  new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 2,085. There has been fifteen deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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Coronavirus

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announces Expanded Small Business Relief; New Relief Programs for Agriculture, Tourism, Workforce Development

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced today new and expanded financial relief programs for small businesses, agribusinesses, displaced workers, and the tourism industry through the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF).

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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APSU creative writing professor Barry Kitterman’s “30 Poets, 30 Poems” celebrates the people, places of Clarksville

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – “Poetry and place are the oldest of friends,” said Barry Kitterman, Austin Peay State University (APSU) creative writing professor and author of Stories from San Joaquin and The Baker’s Boy, in his effusive introduction to his 30 Poets, 30 Poems Clarksville anthology.

This collection is a love letter to all things Clarksville: the people, the places and the memorialization of this marriage through art.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park kicks off Saturday

 

Liberty Park Athletic Field remains the site Movies in the Park

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department’s Movies in the Park presented by Kyrstin Frate with Keller Williams is back for a third time this summer.

“Pokemon: Detective Pikachu” will be shown on Saturday, August 15th, 2020 at the Liberty Park Athletic Field. Activities will begin at 5:30pm, followed by the movie at sunset, which is around 7:30pm.

The first 40 guests will receive a free Movies in the Park popcorn bucket and one free bucket of popcorn provided by Loaves & Fishes TN. The branded bucket will allow guests to receive a $1.00 discount on popcorn at future Movies in the Park events this year.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces Executive Avenue Water Outage Planned

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – On Monday, August 17th, 2020, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department has planned a water outage at 8:00am on Executive Avenue between Jack Miller Boulevard and Solid Rock Court for water valve replacement.

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