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Many City of Clarksville facilities to reopen Monday

 

Decline in COVID-19 Coronavirus cases allows return of access

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – With coronavirus case numbers declining across the community, the City of Clarksville will reopen recreation centers and some customer service facilities on Monday, February 8th.

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Montgomery County, City of Clarksville Employees receive First of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Last week, the Montgomery County Health Department received its first shipment of the Moderna vaccine. A group of 10 first responders and public safety personnel representing Montgomery County and City of Clarksville employees received the first of the newly FDA authorized Moderna vaccines in Montgomery County.

The vaccines were administered by nurses from the Montgomery County Health Department at the Emergency Operations Center on Monday, December 21st.

Fred Smith receives the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine.

Fred Smith receives the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine.

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Clarksville Fire Rescue reports Deceased Woman found in Vehicle pulled from Cumberland River

 

Clarksville Fire RescueClarksville, TN – A deceased woman found in a vehicle that was pulled from the Cumberland River Sunday afternoon. The car wrecked and enter the water late Tuesday night. Weather conditions and the river’s current didn’t allow divers to enter the water until this morning safely.

The recovery started this morning at 10:00am. Montgomery County EMS, Montgomery County Rescue Squad, Water Dogs Scuba and Safety, Clarksville Fire Rescue, Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County EMA, Coast Guard Auxillary, and Jones Brothers Towing were involved in the recovery efforts.

A vehicle was pulled from the Cumberland River Sunday afternoon. A deceased woman found in the car.

A vehicle was pulled from the Cumberland River Sunday afternoon. A deceased woman found in the car.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Mayors urge Businesses to Stress Masking

 

Montgomery County order requires Signs be posted at Entrances

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Law enforcement agencies and building inspection departments for Montgomery County and the City of Clarksville will begin stressing that businesses must post signs requiring the public to wear face coverings.

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Work begins on Clarksville Fire Rescue Maintenance Garage

 

$1.25 million project will provide space to work on fleet

Clarksville Fire RescueClarksville, TN – Clarksville leaders broke ground Thursday on a new maintenance garage at the Clarksville Fire Rescue (CFR) Station 1 to provide a modern facility for upkeep and repair of the agency’s complicated equipment.

The new 4,800-square-foot maintenance garage features three climate-controlled bays along with a maintenance pit for inspections and maintenance. The garage will be built on the CFR Headquarters campus at 802 Main Street.

“The maintenance division plays a vital role in our readiness and ability to deploy to provide services to our citizens,” Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery said.

This rendering from architect Pam Powell shows the planned three-bay Clarksville Fire Rescue maintenance facility at right.

This rendering from architect Pam Powell shows the planned three-bay Clarksville Fire Rescue maintenance facility at right.

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State Farm teams up with Clarksville Fire Rescue to serve up kitchen safety

 

State FarmClarksville, TN – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm Agent Scott Bryant are teaming up with Clarksville Fire Rescue to support Fire Prevention Week, an annual public awareness campaign promoting home fire safety.

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Clarksville Fire Rescue reminds residents that “Fire Prevention Week” begins October 4th

 

“Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!™

Clarksville Fire RescueClarksville, TN – Clarksville Fire Rescue wants to remind everyone that “Fire Prevention Week” is Sunday October 4th through Saturday, October 10th, 2020.

Clarksville Fire Rescue is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years —to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” The campaign works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.

"Fire Prevention Week" is Sunday October 4th through Saturday, October 10th, 2020.

“Fire Prevention Week” is Sunday October 4th through Saturday, October 10th, 2020.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, City Council work on revised 2021 budget

 

Promised update reflects ongoing needs of a growing city

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and City Council standing committees have been meeting with department heads to review a revised Fiscal Year 2021 Budget that reflects the ongoing needs of a vibrant, growing City and the economic and operational reality created by the continuing COVID-19 Coronavirus public health emergency.

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Riverfest Regatta rows on despite COVID-19

 

Clarksville RiverFest 2020Clarksville, TN – Many of the events at this year’s Riverfest had to be re-engineered, thanks to COVID-19 Coronavirus. Though some were canceled because of social distancing concerns, the good people at Clarksville Parks and Recreation did manage to find ways to carry on in the spirit of Clarksville’s favorite outdoor festival.

With twelve days of events, such as the Juried Art Show, Virtual Talent Competition, Virtual 5K, and the ever-popular Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta, the new-normal version of the festival was smaller and quieter, but a success none the less.

Though smaller this year, Riverfest still managed to produce several great events, including Saturday's Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta.

Though smaller this year, Riverfest still managed to produce several great events, including Saturday’s Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta.

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Clarksville Fire Rescue holds 9-11 Ceremony

 

Clarksville Fire RescueClarksville, TN – This morning, Friday, September 11th, 2020, Clarksville Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts led a ceremony to honor fallen firefighters and police officers and the victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001.

The ceremony also served as an annual opportunity to pay tribute to the memory of three Clarksville firefighters who have died in the line of duty: Firefighter Claude B. Walker, who died in 1960; Captain George “Pen” Wilson, in 1967; and Eng. Ray Harrison, in 1981.

“I’m pleased to see so many people here,” Chief Montgomery told the crowd during his welcoming remarks.

With Clarksville Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery at his side, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts addresses the crowd gathered Friday for the 2020 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony.

With Clarksville Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery at his side, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts addresses the crowd gathered Friday for the 2020 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony.

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