Knoxville, TN – Six double-figure scorers for the second straight game and a dominant performance on the glass pushed the eighth-ranked Tennessee Vols basketball team past Saint Joseph’s, 102-66, on Monday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Tennessee (5-0) scored 100-plus points for the second consecutive game, marking the fourth time the Vols have eclipsed the century mark in back-to-back games in program history. The last time occurred in November of 2009, when Tennessee took down UNC Asheville, 124-49, and East Carolina, 105-66.
Tennessee Department of Health reports 8,435 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, December 21st, 2020
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 474,343 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus as of Monday, December 21st, 2020. That is an increase of 8,435 cases from Sunday’s 465,908. There have been 5,427 (+49) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.
There have been T W O H U N D R E D T W E N T Y S I X new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 10,291. Thirty four of the new cases reported today were in the age group of 5-18 year olds. There has been 109 (+3) deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.
Clarksville Gas and Water Department online and pay-by-phone payment feature access to be temporarily down
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department’s customer online bill payment, WebConnect, and pay-by-phone payment feature, Utility Billing Line, will be down temporarily on Monday, December 21st, from 7:00pm until approximately 9:00pm for system upgrades.
Tennessee Vols Football stops team activities due to COVID-19, will not take part in AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Statement From Tennessee Athletics
Knoxville, TN – “After receiving Sunday’s COVID-19 test results, the University of Tennessee football program has paused all team activities and will be unable to compete in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. The test results revealed an increase in positive cases among student-athletes and staff and subsequent contact tracing.”
“The decision was made in consultation with health officials, the Southeastern Conference and the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. The student-athletes and staff affected are taking the appropriate safety measures in accordance with University, CDC and local health department guidelines. ”
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees (APSU) named Dr. Michael Licari as the University’s 11th president during a special meeting on Monday, December 21s, 2020. Licari currently serves as provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at Indiana State University.
Knoxville, TN – For the 54th time in program history, Tennessee football is bowl bound as the Volunteers will face West Virginia in the 62nd edition of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl at 3:00pm CT/4:00pm ET on New Year’s Eve in Memphis’ Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
The Thursday, December 31st, 2020 contest will be televised live by ESPN. Tickets for the game are available through the AutoZone Liberty Bowl at libertybowl.org.
This Week at APSU: APSU Board of Trustees to name next University President during December 21st meeting
Clarksville, TN – On Monday, December 21st, 2020, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department had to turn off water service on Country Club Drive for water main leak repair.
The water outage will also affect Glendale Circle from Country Club Drive to Hayden Drive and Hayden Drive from Paradise Hill Road to Glendale Circle.
Senate and House Education Committee Leaders Announce Funding Bill Will Simplify FAFSA, Forgive Debt for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Restore Pell Grants for Incarcerated Students
Washington, D.C. – Senate Education Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-Va.) today announced that important bipartisan higher education proposals will be included in broader government funding legislation that the Senate will consider this week.
The legislative package would significantly simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by reducing its 108 questions to a maximum of 36 questions, restore the ability for incarcerated individuals to get a Pell Grant, reinstate Pell Grant eligibility for students who have been defrauded, forgive outstanding debt of Historically Black Colleges and Universities that received loans under the federal HBCU Capital Financing Loan Program, and remove certain unnecessary regulations and aid limitations on institutions of higher education and students.
Clarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre announces that due to the continued escalation of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order 70 limiting public gatherings to ten (10) people, this evening’s screening of “Elf” and tomorrow’s screening of “White Christmas” have been cancelled.
Ticket holders have been contacted regarding refunds, but if you have any questions or concerns, please contact the box office via email at or at 931.645.7699 and we will get back with you as soon as possible.
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