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Montgomery County Mayor, Clarksville Mayor Signs Joint Proclamation for Montgomery County Imagination Library

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts have issued a joint proclamation designating September as Montgomery County Imagination Library Month.

Imagination Library provides free books to children until they begin kindergarten to promote literacy and lifelong learning. The local Imagination Library began in 2005 and is expected to send its millionth book to a child in Montgomery County by February 2020.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett proclaims September as Montgomery County Imagination Library Month.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett proclaims September as Montgomery County Imagination Library Month.

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Austin Peay State University Health and Human Performance faculty to host Blood Drive

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Blood is desperately needed at Hospitals across Tennessee. Last week, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee called on the state’s residents to help end the blood bank shortage, and even the American Cancer Society is pleading for people to donate because, according to that organization, “blood transfusions save millions of lives in the United States every year.”

A blood drive will take place at Austin Peay State University September 23rd-24th. (APSU)

A blood drive will take place at Austin Peay State University September 23rd-24th. (APSU)

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Tennessee Workforce Development Board approves Millions of Dollars for Rural Communities

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – To help strengthen and expand workforce development programs in Tennessee’s rural counties, the Tennessee Workforce Development Board recently approved a $3 million investment to support Governor Bill Lee’s rural initiatives.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Rural Initiatives Receive Support from State Workforce Development Board.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Rural Initiatives Receive Support from State Workforce Development Board.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee offers Reward for Information on Curtis Watson

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced that the State of Tennessee is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the apprehension, arrest and conviction of Curtis Watson, who is a suspect in the murder of Tennessee Department of Correction Administrator Debra Johnson.

“We need Tennesseans’ help,” said Governor Bill Lee. “I urge any person with information that can help us locate and apprehend this individual to contact the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation immediately.”

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a Blue Alert for Curtis Ray Watson.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a Blue Alert for Curtis Ray Watson.

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Montgomery County Ranks Second-Highest of all Tennessee Counties for Tourism Growth

 

Visitor Spending in Montgomery County Tops $244.7 Million in 2018

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Out of 95 Tennessee counties, Montgomery County saw the second-highest growth rate in tourism spending of all in 2018. Direct travel spending increased 9.12% over 2017, for a record-high of $244.7 million. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell announced Tuesday that the state hit a record-high $22 billion in domestic and international travel spending, up 6% from 2017.

Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, Visit Clarksville Sales Director Frances Manzitto, Governor Bill Lee and Visit Clarksville Executive Director Theresa Harrington at the Governor’s announcement of the 2018 economic impact of travel on Tennessee. (Ed Rode)

Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, Visit Clarksville Sales Director Frances Manzitto, Governor Bill Lee and Visit Clarksville Executive Director Theresa Harrington at the Governor’s announcement of the 2018 economic impact of travel on Tennessee. (Ed Rode)

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Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program will offer New Options for Farmers

 

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – New options and changes has been announced by the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) to better assist Tennessee farmers diversifying, expanding, and improving their farming operations.

A recent review of the program aligns with Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s priority of advancing rural economic development. He supports TAEP and understands the value it brings to communities statewide.

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LG Electronics unveils $360 Million Dollar Home Appliance Factory in Clarksville Tennessee

 

LG ElectronicsClarksville, TN – Today, May 29th, 2019, LG Electronics held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil its new million-square-foot home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville, Tennessee, where the company is now producing its top-rated washing machines* for the U.S. market.

The $360 million factory, believed to be the most advanced, integrated washing machine production plant in the world, already employs more than 550 American workers who are supporting continued production ramp-up – helping to accelerate delivery of LG’s innovative home appliances to better meet U.S. consumer demand.

(From left to right): U.S. Rep. Mark Green, President & CEO of LG Electronics North America William Cho, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, President of the LG Home Appliance and Air Solutions Company Dan Song and South Korean Consul General Young-jun Kim cut the ceremonial ribbon for LG’s state-of-the-art washing machine factory in Clarksville, Tennessee.

(From left to right): U.S. Rep. Mark Green, President & CEO of LG Electronics North America William Cho, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, President of the LG Home Appliance and Air Solutions Company Dan Song and South Korean Consul General Young-jun Kim cut the ceremonial ribbon for LG’s state-of-the-art washing machine factory in Clarksville, Tennessee.

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Austin Peay State University to keep local job market strong with new survey, business, industry summit

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has developed a national reputation in recent years for its innovative practices, and in the next few months, the University will take another step forward by attempting to predict the future.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White speaks at a previous industry summit. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White speaks at a previous industry summit. (APSU)

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APSU’s Woodward Library celebrate National Library Week April 7th-13th

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This week, Austin Peay State University’s Felix G. Woodward Library joins libraries of all types in celebrating the many ways libraries build strong communities by providing critical resources, programs and expertise.

Austin Peay State University’s Felix G. Woodward Library celebrates National Library Week. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Felix G. Woodward Library celebrates National Library Week. (APSU)

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Marsha Blackburn Report: This Week From Washington – April 1st, 2019

 

Senator Marsha Blackburn

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U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Tennessee Tuesday is always my favorite day of the week.

Senator Lamar Alexander and I welcomed another great group of Tennesseans to our nation’s capital for coffee, conversation, and pictures this week.

If you plan to be in the Washington, D.C. area on a Tuesday when the Senate is in session, we would love if you join us for this Tennessee tradition. Constituents attending will have the opportunity to meet and have their picture taken with their senators while enjoying a coffee and pastries. 

Tennessee Tuesday

Tennessee Tuesday

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