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Clarksville Civic Groups set to hold “Meet the Candidates Forum” on October 6th

 

Election 2018Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 12:00pm, Clarksville Civic Groups partner up to hold a “Meet the Candidates Forum” at G’s Pancake House Restaurant.

The Coffee Party of Clarksville, Tennessee in partnership with the Clarksville-Montgomery County NAACP, the Clarksville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the Clarksville – Montgomery County, League Of Voter Empowerment (L.O.V.E.) have partnered up to host this event.

"Meet the Candidates Forum" to be held at G’s Pancake House Restaurant on October 6th

“Meet the Candidates Forum” to be held at G’s Pancake House Restaurant on October 6th

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Clarksville NAACP cancels Martin Luther King Jr. Events

 

Written by Jimmie Garland
Clarksville Branch NAACP

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - NAACPClarksville, TN – Because of inclement weather, the Clarksville Branch of the NAACP has canceled the service scheduled for 5:00pm Sunday at Christ The Healer Church and events planned for Burt Elementary School on Monday morning January 15th, the national holiday designated to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Branch leadership determined it it is better to be cautious and protect the health and welfare of our citizens/event patrons than to move forward with conducting events that may end in harm to one child or adult.

Clarksville Branch of the NAACP cancels Martin Luther King Jr. events due to inclement weather.

Clarksville Branch of the NAACP cancels Martin Luther King Jr. events due to inclement weather.

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City of Clarksville public meeting on Police body camera program to be held tonight at Greater Missionary Baptist Church

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Tonight, Thursday, December 14th, 2017, there will be a public meeting to discuss the Clarksville Police body-worn camera program that is being implemented in the City of Clarksville.

The meeting, hosted by Clarksville African-American leaders, will begin at 6:00pm and end at 7:30pm. Greater Missionary Baptist Church is located at 450 Ringgold Road in Clarksville.

Clarksville Police seek citizen input on body camera program.

Clarksville Police seek citizen input on body camera program.

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Clarksville Police body camera program public meeting to be held at Greater Missionary Baptist Church

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville African-American leaders are hosting a public meeting to discuss the police body-worn camera program being implemented in the City of Clarksville.

The meeting will be 6:00pm-7:30pm Thursday, December 14th, 2017 at Greater Missionary Baptist Church, 450 Ringgold Road, Clarksville.

Clarksville Police seek citizen input on body camera program.

Clarksville Police seek citizen input on body camera program.

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Community march Monday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Celebrating 100 Years of Social Justice

The 16th Annual Commemorative March to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, will take place on this Monday January 18, 2010 starting at 12 noon.

The march hosted by the Clarksville Branch of the National Association for The Advancement of Colored People NAACP will assemble at Burt School, follow on to Eight Street, continue down College Street to Second Street then pass City Hall continue on Public Square Street and go to Commerce Street on to University Avenue and back to Eighth Street.

The 2008 Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marchers

The 2008 Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marchers

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Local NAACP to celebrate Jubilee Day

 

Celebrating 100 years of Bold Dreams & Civil Right's Victories!

The Clarksville branch of the NAACP will hold its annual Jubilee Day Celebration on January 10, 2010 at Ebenezer A.M.E Church 131 Edmondson Ferry Road Clarksville TN. The program will start at 5:00 p.m.

The special guest speaker will be the Reverend Alexandria Gatson of Ebenezer A.M.E Church.

On January 1st 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the emancipation proclamation, freeing slaves from bondage. Today’s celebration, called jubilee day, pays tribute to that historical day. «Read the rest of this article»

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County Ad Hoc Committee hears citizens redevelopment ordinance concerns

 

“Listening to Montgomery County citizens is the purpose of county government.” – County Mayor Carolyn Bowers

The county’s Redevelopment Ad Hoc Committee met with community spokespersons recently to address concerns about the city’s redevelopment and urban renewal ordinance.

County Mayor Bowers, center, opens ad hoc cmte meeting with concerned minority citizens

County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, County Commissioners Ron Sokol, Martha Brockman and Mark Banasiak, comprise the ad hoc committee on the redevelopment plan at the county level.

The ad hoc group met with a group of citizens representing minority community concerns. Attending were the meeting organizer, Terry McMoore, executive director of the Urban Resource Center; his wife Wanda McMoore; Turner McCullough Jr., a local community affairs and grassroots activist; Jimmy M. Garland Sr., Clarksville NAACP branch president and 3rd Vice President of the Tennessee State Conference NAACP; Candy Johnson, candidate for City Council Ward 5, and Pastor Timothy Grant, Deliverance Outreach Temple.

Mayor Bowers expressed appreciation for the group meeting with the committee to give input of citizens concerns with the redevelopment initiative underway.Listening to Montgomery County citizens is the purpose of county government,” said County Mayor Bowers. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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