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Four COVID-19 Vaccines expected to begin Clinical Trials in September

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “The United States expects to have four coronavirus candidate vaccines in large-scale clinical trials by the middle of September, a remarkable timeline considering the SARS-CoV-2 virus was only discovered in December,” Elizabeth Weise and Karen Weintraub write. “We feel we are absolutely on track–if not a little bit ahead–in terms of our overall objective,” HHS Deputy Chief of Staff Paul Mango said.

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Montgomery County Commission Meetings will Open to the Public in September

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Beginning September 8th, 2020,  Montgomery County Commission meetings at the County Historic Courthouse will have limited space open to the public. Requests to address the County Commission and public hearings for zoning cases will also resume at the meetings.

There will be controlled capacity within the commission chambers in order to practice social distancing. Once capacity has been met, the Montgomery County deputies on duty will no longer allow people to enter the building.

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APSU Football team walks across Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – On Friday, August 28th, 2020, members of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team made a special stop in Selma, Alabama, to walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

Austin Peay State University Interim President Dannelle Whiteside talks to the team. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Interim President Dannelle Whiteside talks to the team. (APSU)

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce September 2020 Events

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – On September 2nd, the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Clarksville Young Professionals meeting virtually at noon, with guest speaker Robin Burton, Executive Director of the CMCSS Education Foundation.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces Dunbar Cave Road Area Wide Water Outage Planned

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department (CGW) has planned an area wide water outage at 9:00am, weather permitting, on Dunbar Cave Road from Kimberly Drive to Idaho Springs Road and connected roads and streets for water main line maintenance and water valve installation.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 1,781 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, August 31st, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 151,250 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee as of Monday, August 31st, 2020. That is an increase of 1,781 cases from Sunday’s 149,469. There have been 1,704 (+6) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been eight new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 2,475. There has been thirty deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation halts Lane Closures for Labor Day Holiday

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period. 

Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, September 4th until 6:00am on Tuesday, September 8th, 2020.

TDOT to halt Lane Closures Labor Day Weekend. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

TDOT to halt Lane Closures Labor Day Weekend. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Austin Peay State University launches “That’s Enough!” campaign to combat hate speech

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this week, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Office of Equity, Access and Inclusion launched its new “That’s Enough!” campaign, aimed at challenging hateful and hurtful speech that occurs on campus, in the community or anywhere in the world.

LaNeeça Williams

LaNeeça Williams

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FDA Authorizes First Diagnostic Test Where COVID-19 Results Can Be Read Directly From Testing Card

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization for the first antigen test where results can be read directly from the testing card, a similar design to some pregnancy tests.

This simple design is fast and efficient for healthcare providers and patients and does not need the use of an analyzer.

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Help kids kick Cancer by giving blood with the American Red Cross

 

Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to raise awareness of childhood cancers, offer free haircut coupon to donors in September

American Red CrossNashville, TN – During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support kids, teens and young adults battling cancer, as well as others in need of transfusions.

The National Cancer Institute estimates that more than 15,000 children and adolescents in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year. Childhood cancer patients may need blood products on a regular basis during chemotherapy, surgery or treatment for complications.

American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to raise awareness of childhood cancers, offer free haircut coupon to donors in September. (Sharon Penn/American Red Cross)

American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to raise awareness of childhood cancers, offer free haircut coupon to donors in September. (Sharon Penn/American Red Cross)

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