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Tennessee Department of Education Launches “Grow Your Own” Initiative

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education, in an effort to support districts in recruiting and better preparing future teachers, has approved its first “Grow Your Own” partnership.

Commissioner Penny Schwinn is committed to identifying best practices in Tennessee’s districts and creating the conditions for them to flourish and expand.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) in partnership with Austin Peay State University (APSU) has 40 future teachers who will earn a free bachelor’s degree in only three years.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) in partnership with Austin Peay State University (APSU) has 40 future teachers who will earn a free bachelor’s degree in only three years.

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Austin Peay State University’s PELP students bring in local leaders for Poli-Talk

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) sophomore Phoenix Tarpy began her college career believing Clarksville-Montgomery County’s elected leaders were inaccessible. Why, she thought, would they be interested in talking with college students?

Poli-Talk – a panel discussion on local politics hosted by APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

Poli-Talk – a panel discussion on local politics hosted by APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Work starting September 26th, 2019

 

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Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County there will be resurfacing and curb ramp installation on SR 12 nightly from 7:00pm until 5:00am.

There will be lane closures on SR 12 (Fort Campbell Boulevard) between Red River Bridge and the SR 374 junction.

Lane Closure
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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces Facade Improvement Program

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Aspire Foundation, is proud to announce the launch of a new program to enhance the economic appeal of the downtown Clarksville commercial district.

The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Facade Improvement Program provides financial incentives for the renovation, restoration, and improvement of business exteriors in the Central Business Improvement District (CBID).

Central Business Improvement District (CBID) map.

Central Business Improvement District (CBID) map.

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#BeThere Clarksville Summit to feature “Lived-Experience” Panel

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – A local suicide prevention summit will feature a “lived-experience” panel discussion led by two people whose lives have been touched by suicide.

Bryan Flanery, an U.S. Army Veteran who was injured in combat in Afghanistan and who survived a suicide attempt, and Cynthia Johnson, an author and hospice coordinator who endured the tragedy of losing her son to suicide, will share their stories.

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Austin Peay State University annual Industry Summit set for October 3rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is ready to seize on this momentum by hosting its second annual industry summit on October 3rd in the campus’ Morgan University Center Ballroom.

During the community event, former U.S. Ambassador Bill Hagerty will deliver a keynote address about his diplomatic work in Japan, Tennessee’s largest international investor.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White addresses attendees at last year's Industry Summit. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White addresses attendees at last year’s Industry Summit. (APSU)

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Suicide Prevention Summit set for October 3rd

 

New Alliance will present #BeThere Clarksville event

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019, Community members and care givers from all walks of life — especially service members, veterans and their families — are invited to a suicide prevention summit from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

Several members of the Clarksville Suicide Prevention Coalition -- Kara Merriam, Centerstone; Misty Leitsch, TSPN; Carrie Brensike, TN Valley VA; and Joey Smith, County Health Director -- work to plan #BeThere Clarksville, a suicide prevention summit from 9:00am to 2:00pm October 3rd at the Wilma Rudolph Events Center.

Several members of the Clarksville Suicide Prevention Coalition — Kara Merriam, Centerstone; Misty Leitsch, TSPN; Carrie Brensike, TN Valley VA; and Joey Smith, County Health Director — work to plan #BeThere Clarksville, a suicide prevention summit from 9:00am to 2:00pm October 3rd at the Wilma Rudolph Events Center.

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Pillars of Hope 9/11 commemorative art exhibit to be held at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, September 4th-23rd

 

Arts for Hearts ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County has a personal and profound connection to September 11th with many military heroes and families calling Clarksville their home.

So it is no surprise that almost 2000 tiles have been hand painted by Clarksville-Montgomery County residents as part of the Pillars of Hope: Remembering our Heroes through Art and Reflection since late 2012. A project dedicated to the memory of the September 11th attacks on our nation that honors and remembers those who serve our country.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library honors our heroes and community.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library honors our heroes and community.

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Austin Peay State University recognizes outstanding professors with 2019 Faculty Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On August 14th, 2019, Austin Peay State University (APSU) President Alisa White honored several outstanding faculty members during an awards ceremony in the Mabry Concert Hall.

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Joe Shakeenab, Gilbert Pitts and Rex Gandy. (APSU)

Austin Peay President Alisa White, Joe Shakeenab, Gilbert Pitts and Rex Gandy. (APSU)

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What is happening to Downtown Clarksville

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County is in the middle of an economic boom like never before, bringing exceptional success stories right along with it. In the past few years we have welcomed Hankook, Google and LG to the neighborhood; began the much asked for commercial development along Madison Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, and both residential and commercial growth in the Exit 1 area is like no one 20 years ago could have ever predicted.

Downtown Clarksville

Downtown Clarksville

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