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Better Business Bureau gives School Internet Safety Tips

 

Better Business Bureau - BBBNashville, TN – Several school districts returned to in-person instruction only to shut back down for cleaning, to do a hybrid learning schedule, or not come back to in-person instruction until after winter break.

Now, as we approach the school year’s halfway point, teachers, administrators, and families may turn lax or forget to remind students about digital hygiene.

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky wants to remind everyone to stay safe while online and avoid being easy targets for online scammers.
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Lamar Alexander reports Democrats Block Bill to Help Americans Go Safely Back to School, College, Child Care and Prepare for Future Pandemics

 

Lamar Alexander says the only way for Congress to help the American people get through the COVID-19 pandemic is for Democrats and Republicans to work together

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) Thursday, September 10th said “the only way for Congress to help the American people get through the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic is for Democrats and Republicans to work together” after Democrats blocked a proposal to help Americans go safely back to school, college and child care and prepare for future pandemics from being debated on the Senate floor.

The proposal—Delivering Immediate Relief to America’s Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act—provides $105 billion to help schools re-open and gives parents more choices of schools for their children, $15 billion to provide more child care for working parents, $16 billion for states to conduct more testing and contact tracing, $31 billion for tests, treatments, and vaccines development.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Lamar Alexander says Senate Republican Proposal Will Help Americans Go Safely Back to School, College, Child Care, and Prepare for Future Pandemics

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said a new Republican proposal to respond to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic will “help Americans go safely back to school, college and child care and prepare for future pandemics.”

The Delivering Immediate Relief to America’s Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act “provides $105 billion to help schools re-open and gives parents more choices of schools for their children, $15 billion to provide more child care for working parents, $16 billion for states to conduct more testing and contact tracing, $31 billion for tests, treatments, and vaccines development. It also provides for sustained funding to prepare for future pandemics.”

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Clarksville Police reminds public that Back-to-school traffic requires Safer Driving

 

Clarksville Police will be watching for bus, school-zone infractions

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reminds everyone that a new public school year starts Monday, and local motorists are urged to be ready for increased traffic around school zones, added pedestrian traffic, and a return to the road of those big yellow school buses.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System classes start with a half-day on Monday, August 31st and then resume with a half-day schedule on Tuesday, September 1st. Full-day schedules resume on Thursday, September 2nd.

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101st Airborne, Fort Campbell to hold virtual town hall on COVID-19 Back-to-School, July 29th

 

101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs Staff

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell will hold a virtual town hall meeting at 11:00am to discuss topics related to COVID-19 Coronavirus.

A main point of discussion will be back-to-school considerations.

Brig. Gen. Clair Gill, deputy commanding general for support, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, will lead the discussion. Additional division and garrison leaders and medical experts will contribute.

Representatives will join from the Department of Defense Education Activity, along with representatives from local school systems.

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Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday to take place over Two Weekends this year

 

Tennessee Department of RevenueNashville, TN – Mark your calendars. For 2020 only, the Tennessee General Assembly has approved two sales tax holiday weekends to help Tennesseans save money and support the economy amid the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

The first tax-free holiday weekend focuses on clothing and other back-to-school items. It begins at 12:01am on Friday, July 31st, 2020 and ends Sunday, August 2nd, at 11:59pm.

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LG Electronics USA Celebrated Back to School with Kenwood Middle School In Clarksville

 

LG ElectronicsClarksville, TN – A unique new nationwide Back-to-School initiative, spearheaded by LG Electronics in partnership with Inner Explorer, Project Happiness and Soul Pancake, kicked off at Clarksville’s Kenwood Middle School.

The Life’s Good: Experience Happiness program equips students with the skills needed to reduce stress and anxiety while building confidence and experiencing sustainable happiness.

(L to R) Dr. Marlon Heaston, Kenwood Middle School Principal, Brian Litten, 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher & Football Assistant Coach; Ted Myers, LG Strategic Planning Manager: Arnitia Goodman, LG Recruiting Specialist; Laura Barbieri, Manager, CSR & Community Relations; Geewoo Kim, LG Office Administrator; David Mark,LG Senior Procurement Manager. (Tony Centonze)

(L to R) Dr. Marlon Heaston, Kenwood Middle School Principal, Brian Litten, 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher & Football Assistant Coach; Ted Myers, LG Strategic Planning Manager: Arnitia Goodman, LG Recruiting Specialist; Laura Barbieri, Manager, CSR & Community Relations; Geewoo Kim, LG Office Administrator; David Mark,LG Senior Procurement Manager. (Tony Centonze)

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Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend July 26th-28th, 2019

 

Tennessee Department of Revenue

Tennessee Department of RevenueNashville, TN – Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday is held every year, beginning at 12:01am on the last Friday in July and ending at 11:59pm the following Sunday night.

During this weekend, certain goods may be purchased tax free.

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Advance Financial to hold Free Backpack Give Away Friday, July 19th

 

Advance FinancialClarksville, TN – On Friday, July 19th, 2019, Advance Financial will be celebrating Back-To-School in Tennessee by giving away 100 new backpacks to Clarksville-Montgomery County area students.

Advance Financial on Madison Street to hold Backpack Giveaway for Local Students this Friday.

Advance Financial on Madison Street to hold Backpack Giveaway for Local Students this Friday.

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Manna Café Ministries, Hands & Feet 4 Christ to hold Back-to-School Giveaway

 

Manna Café MinistriesClarksville, TN – Hands & Feet 4 Christ and Manna Café Ministries are hosting a Back-to-School Giveaway at the Manna Village (605 Providence Boulevard) on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

This Back-to-School Giveaway will have clothing available for children and parents in need, as well as free food and haircuts!

Back-to-School Giveaway to be held by Manna Café Ministries and Hands & Feet 4 Christ on August 3rd.

Back-to-School Giveaway to be held by Manna Café Ministries and Hands & Feet 4 Christ on August 3rd.

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