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Ashland City to close Bull Run Recreation Area

 

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – Bull Run Recreation Area on the Cumberland River in Ashland City, Tennessee, is scheduled to be permanently closed October 31st, 2019. The area is currently a city-operated park leased from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District.

The park encompasses 63 total acres of which four acres have been developed for day use recreation, including a boat ramp, gravel parking lot, picnic sites and a trail.

Bull Run Recreation Area is scheduled to be permanently closed as of October 31, 2019. The area is currently a Town of Ashland City-operated park that encompasses 63 total acres of which four acres have been developed for day use recreation including a boat ramp, gravel parking lot, picnic sites, and trail.

Bull Run Recreation Area is scheduled to be permanently closed as of October 31, 2019. The area is currently a Town of Ashland City-operated park that encompasses 63 total acres of which four acres have been developed for day use recreation including a boat ramp, gravel parking lot, picnic sites, and trail.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reassigning control of Lock C to Fort Campbell

 

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is in the process of reassigning the Lock C site to the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

The Lock C site has historically been used by the Army to transport equipment on the Cumberland River. In 2018, the Corps issued a permit to Fort Campbell for the purpose of loading and unloading barges along the shoreline of a 14.64-acre portion of the site.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is in the process of reassigning the Lock C site to the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is in the process of reassigning the Lock C site to the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District)

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Money Magazine gives Clarksville “Best Place to Live” rating

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville has achieved the high honor of being named the Best Place to Live in America by Money magazine.

The September 16th online edition of the magazine’s 100 Best Places feature leads with the headline: “No. 1. Clarksville, Tennessee. Thrive and save at the same time in this charming city.”

Downtown Clarksville

Downtown Clarksville

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Riverfest fires on all Cylinders, Saturday

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – By all accounts, this year’s Riverfest was a big success. The weather was perfect, attendance was strong, and the entertainment was top-notch.

Three days of activities began Thursday evening with the annual Riverfest Juried Art Show at Wilma Rudolph Event Center. Kara Zahn and her team did a great job this year, bringing in a full house to view dozens of entries in multiple categories and age divisions.

Montgomery Gentry closed Riverfest 2019 in style, with a big crowd lining the hillside in front of the Miller Lite stage to watch an impressive Saturday night performance.

Montgomery Gentry closed Riverfest 2019 in style, with a big crowd lining the hillside in front of the Miller Lite stage to watch an impressive Saturday night performance.

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Friday’s Riverfest featured something for everyone

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – The second night of Riverfest 2019 saw a diverse musical line-up that featured a range of genres from Country, to Rock, to R & B, all capped off by one of the nation’s premiere Pink Floyd tribute bands, American Floyd.

This year’s Family Zone, which is set up along the River Walk behind O’Charley’s, is once again filled with fun, games, entertainment and educational activities that will appeal to the whole family.

A busy Friday night at Riverfest featured great music on the banks of the Cumberland.

A busy Friday night at Riverfest featured great music on the banks of the Cumberland.

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Clarksville’s Riverfest kicked Saturday off with Regatta Boat Race

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 7th, the 2019 Clarksville Riverfest Regatta took place at the McGregor Park Park Boat Ramp at 1:00pm. Fan-favorite cardboard boat race is celebrating it’s 13th year.

The Riverfest Regatta is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River were made of cardboard or plastic bottles along with a few other approved materials.

27 Teams took part in the 2019 Riverfest Regatta.

27 Teams took part in the 2019 Riverfest Regatta.

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2019 Riverfest set for September 5th-7th

 

Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebrates it’s 32nd anniversary

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – Join the City of Clarksville and Miller Lite along the banks of the Cumberland River to celebrate Clarksville’s river heritage and the 32nd anniversary of the annual Riverfest Celebration, September 5th-7th, 2019.

This free, three-day music and arts festival features three stages of diverse local and nationally known entertainers and cultural groups, plus delicious food and fun for the entire family.

Clarksville's Three-day music and arts festival, Riverfest, to be held September 5th-7th, 2019.

Clarksville’s Three-day music and arts festival, Riverfest, to be held September 5th-7th, 2019.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation seeks participants for Riverfest Regatta

 

RiverFest 2019Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation are looking for sailors of all kinds are invited to participate in the 13th annual Riverfest Regatta, presented by US Bank, Saturday, September 7th, 2019 at McGregor Park as part of the Riverfest Festival.

The event will begin at 1:00pm and check-in will take place at 11:30am at the McGregor Park Boat Ramp. All boats must be checked in no later than 12:30pm.

Clarksville Riverfest Regatta

Clarksville Riverfest Regatta

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TDOT announces I-24 Weekend Closure Scheduled for Downtown Nashville

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – A portion of Interstate 24 in downtown Nashville will be temporarily closed by Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews for bridge repair work the weekend of August 2nd.

On Friday, August 2nd at 9:00pm through Monday, August 5th, 2019 at 5:00am, I-24 will be closed on the downtown interstate loop from I-40 at the Silliman Evans bridge to I-65.

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Tour Christopher Columbus’ Niña, Pinta at Clarksville’s McGregor Park

 

Christopher Columbus' ships the Niña and PintaClarksville, TN – Replicas of Christopher Columbus’ ships the Niña and Pinta are currently docked at Clarksville’s McGregor Park. Tours are going on daily from now until Sunday, July 7th, 2019.

Climb aboard and step back in time for a feel of what it was like aboard one of these caravel ships as Columbus’ brave crew sailed the Atlantic to the new world in 1492.

The Niña and Pinta are docked at Clarksville's McGregor Park until Sunday, July 7th. Tours are going on daily.

The Niña and Pinta are docked at Clarksville’s McGregor Park until Sunday, July 7th. Tours are going on daily.

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