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Tennessee National Guard participate in joint Water Rescue Exercise

 

Tennessee National GuardSmyrna, TN – Members from the Tennessee National Guard, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, Nashville Fire Department, Rutherford County’s StormPoint Emergency Response team, and others participated in a joint water rescue exercise near Smyrna’s Volunteer Training Site, April 9th, 2021.

Tennessee’s Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team, a joint rescue crew with a Tennessee National Guard UH-60L Blackhawk helicopter and aircrew with rescue personnel from the Nashville Fire Department, practiced rescuing drowning victims in Stewarts Creek.

An aircrew member looks over as Nashville Fire Department’s Helicopter-borne Aquatic Rescue Team performs a water rescue mission during a joint exercise near Smyrna’s National Guard Volunteer Training Site, April 9th. (Deputy Communications Director Justin Lane, Office of the Governor)

An aircrew member looks over as Nashville Fire Department’s Helicopter-borne Aquatic Rescue Team performs a water rescue mission during a joint exercise near Smyrna’s National Guard Volunteer Training Site, April 9th. (Deputy Communications Director Justin Lane, Office of the Governor)

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Water outage on a section of Pollard Road

 

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department (CGW) has turned off water service on a section of Pollard Road from Dominion Drive to the Pollard Road Trailhead for water main line work.

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AAA finds most users are satisfied with their Mobility On Demand experience

 

AAAWashington, D.C. – On-demand transportation options, such as Lyft, Uber, GIG Car Share, Zipcar, electric scooter sharing, and bike-sharing, are growing fixtures in American cities, though approximately six in 10 people admit they have tried them only once, or not at all.

According to a national survey co-sponsored by ITS America’s Mobility on Demand Alliance, AAA, and Cubic, those who have used one or more of these Mobility on Demand (MOD) services had a positive experience.

Mobility On-Demand – Try It, You’ll Like It. (AAA)

Mobility On-Demand – Try It, You’ll Like It. (AAA)

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Emergency Use Authorization issued for Symbiotica COVID-19 Self-Collected Antibody Test System

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Symbiotica COVID-19 Self-Collected Antibody Test System, the first antibody test authorized for use with home collected dried blood spot samples. Samples collected at home are then sent to a Symbiotica, Inc. laboratory for analysis.

COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Coronavirus

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BBB reports Cheating on Homework leads to Extortion Scam

 

Better Business Bureau - BBBNashville, TN – College and high school students who hire “tutors” to complete their class assignments are finding themselves the victims of extortion cons. BBB Scam Tracker has gotten reports about scam tutors who make money by threatening to report cheating students.
 
How the Scam Works
 
You are struggling in class and search online for a tutoring company that can help – not by teaching you the material but by doing the work for you. Victims report paying a couple hundred dollars for “help” with assignments for math and technology classes. 

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AAA Survey shows Traveler Optimism Grows as Summer Approaches

 

AAANashville, TN – Traveler confidence is growing as COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccinations become more readily available. A new AAA survey reveals that nearly half of Tennesseans (49%) are comfortable taking a trip. That’s almost a 10 percentage-point increase compared to our previous survey in January.

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Vaccinations fuel traveler confidence; Tennesseans are more willing to fly and stay in a hotel. (AAA)

Vaccinations fuel traveler confidence; Tennesseans are more willing to fly and stay in a hotel. (AAA)

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: April 10th, 2021

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

The FDA issued a letter to health care personnel and facilities recommending transition from use of decontaminated disposable respirators.

COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Coronavirus

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Work starting April 10th, 2021

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOT

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) in Montgomery County will be doing sidewalk construction on SR 13 (LM 23-26).

Daily, from 5:00am-11:00am, there will be a lane closure for construction work.

Lane Closure

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has Nine Deputies complete Jail Field Training Officers Program

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) would like to congratulate Blair Beeler, Symon Fair, Kyle Lee, Alexis Maher, William Morris, Daryl Payne, Keshauna Wade, and Scott Abraham (not pictured) on their completion of the Jail Field Training Officers (FTO) Program.

In recognition of their achievement, Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson held a commencement ceremony. During the ceremony, each deputy was sworn in before family and friends and received a certificate of completion.

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson swears in Deputies during commencement ceremony.

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson swears in Deputies during commencement ceremony.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 776 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, April 9th, 2021

 

Tennessee Department of Health

Nashville, TN – On Friday, April 9th, 2021, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 681,119 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. That is an increase of 776 cases from Thursday’s 680,334. There have been 9,630 (+18) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

FORTY TWO  new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is 18,780. Seven of the new cases reported today were in the age group of 5-18 year olds. There have been 223 deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus. There were 343 tests given with 22 positive results for a 6.4 percent positive.

COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Coronavirus

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