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Atlanta, GA – On Thursday, January 30th, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the first human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus is confirmed. There are now 6 cases of coronavirus reported in the United States.
CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus named 2019-nCoV.
Washington, D.C. – On August 28th, 1963, nearly a quarter of a million people gathered in the August heat on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to hear the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speak.
People traveled to our Nation’s Capital from places as far away as Atlanta and Los Angeles to witness one of the defining moments in American history.
On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Dr. King articulated the founding dream of America, the vision of our Founders for all Americans to live as “an heir of the legacy of dignity and worth.”
Boston, MA – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball junior Terry Taylor has been named to the 2019-20 Lou Henson Award Midseason Watch List, announced Thursday.
The Lou Henson Award is presented annually to the nation’s top Division I mid-major player.
Atlanta, GA – A new book chronicles the history of the Memphis, Clarksville & Louisville Railroad, and is believed to be the first-ever complete history of the line.
The line, chartered in 1852, ran between Paris, Tennessee, and Guthrie, Kentucky, and formed part of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad’s Memphis branch. The Louisville & Nashville acquired the road in the 1870s.
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Medical Center. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall. The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public.
Our speaker this month is Dr. David E. Gregg. His topic is – “John Bell Hood’s Muscle Shoals, Alabama Encampment, 1864”
Tennessee Titans (1-2) at Atlanta Falcons (1-2)
Sunday, September 29th, 2019 | 1:00pm EDT/Noon CDT
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (1-2) play their third road game in the first four weeks of the season, traveling to face the Atlanta Falcons (1-2). Kickoff at Mercedes-Benz Stadium (capacity 71,000) is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT/Noon CDT on Sunday, September 29th.
The Titans will make their first appearance at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which opened in 2017. The last time they went to Atlanta in the regular season was November 20th, 2011, when the Falcons won by a final score of 23-17 at the Georgia Dome. In 14 all-time games between the two clubs, the series is tied 7-7.
Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (USBLS) reported Wednesday, September 18th that employment rose in each of Tennessee’s six largest counties from March 2018 to March 2019. The USBLS qualifies large counties as those with annual average employment levels of 75,000 or more in 2018.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) assistant professor of acting and directing Talon Beeson doesn’t like to brag, but he couldn’t help himself during a recent recruiting event in Ohio.
Along with promotional materials about the APSU Department of Theatre and Dance, he brought along a simple flyer announcing the department’s 2019-20 season.
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, June 19th at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Healthcare. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.
The meeting begins at 7:00 pm and is always open to the public.
APSU Sports Information
Atlanta, GA – For sophomore Sabrina Richman, it was a homecoming to be proud of. In a return to her hometown, the Atlanta native posted a pair of top-five finishes for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s track and field team at this weekend’s Georgia Tech Invitational, cementing her status as one of the league’s best on-the-track talents.
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