Topic: Jim Durrett
Montgomery County, TN – Broomball is sweeping through Clarksville! Come out to the Downtown Commons Winter Ice Rink and see Clarksville’s most entertaining sport. Fort Campbell’s Major General Brain Winski will challenge the reigning champions, Montgomery County and Mayor Jim Durrett, for the third annual showdown on ice, January 15th, 2020 at 6:00pm.
Joining us this season is Clarksville Police Department and Clarksville Fire Rescue for a friendly competition of Guns vs. Hoses starting at 5:00pm. The 911 Dispatchers will try their hand in a short match between the two featured games.
Downtown Commons Ice Rink
Montgomery County, TN – On January 15th, 2020, the public is invited to attend the second annual Broomball match between Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and U.S. Army Fort Campbell to a backyard broomball game at 6:00pm-7:00pm at the Downtown Commons Winter Ice Rink.
Broomball is a variation of ice hockey played on ice without skates and with brooms and a ball instead of sticks and a puck. Running around in shoes on ice while trying to “sweep” a ball into a goal presents a unique challenge that includes a lot of slipping, sliding and falling.
Busy 12 months yielded better intergovernmental relations, smoother budgeting, and several new departmental leaders
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts’ first year in office has produced dramatic improvements in local intergovernmental cooperation, effective hiring of several new departmental leaders, smooth deliberation and adoption of the 2020-21 Fiscal Year budget, and a strong focus on communicating with citizens.
Clarksville Montgomery County Economic Development Council releases information on multi-use development project
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Economic Development Council announced today that a Nashville real estate development company is cooperating with the Hand Family on a $50 million mixed-use development of the four-acre site across from the planned Montgomery County Multi-Purpose Event Center (MPEC).
Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade joins with APSU Homecoming Parade for one spectacular event
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville’s 2019 Veterans Day Parade was even bigger than usual as it was merged with the Austin Peay State University (APSU) annual Homecoming Parade, an occurrence that happens once every five years.
Thousands, who gathered on the streets of Downtown Clarksville Saturday morning to celebrate, were treated to approximately 150 parade entries, ranging from APSU’s Homecoming Court to Veterans groups, First Responders, marching band and more.
Clarksville, TN – Aspire Clarksville Foundation Chair Lawson Mabry, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett announced that the Aspire Clarksville Foundation had secured over $4.4 million in pledges for its Aspire VI “Connect” Campaign on Tuesday evening, October 29th, 2019.
Aspire Clarksville, is a charitable foundation whose mission is to continuously improve the economy and quality of life of the community by attracting significant capital investment and expansion by businesses and corporations, thereby creating better opportunities and higher-paying jobs for Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee, residents.
Clarksville, TN – Officials with the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) last week named Clarksville as the site of the 2021 and 2023 Boys Basketball National Championships for 10-and-Under and 4th Grade Division I and Division II.
Visit Clarksville officials estimate attendance of 3,885 athletes, coaches, AAU officials and family members for approximately five nights for each yearly event.
Atlanta, GA – A new book chronicles the history of the Memphis, Clarksville & Louisville Railroad, and is believed to be the first-ever complete history of the line.
The line, chartered in 1852, ran between Paris, Tennessee, and Guthrie, Kentucky, and formed part of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad’s Memphis branch. The Louisville & Nashville acquired the road in the 1870s.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett signed a Proclamation earlier this week officially recognizing October 23rd, 2019 as Imagine a Day Without Water. Montgomery County joins communities throughout Tennessee and across the country in a day of education and advocacy about the value of water and water infrastructure.
Each day over 200,000 residents rely on 2,064 miles of public drinking water and wastewater infrastructure located in Montgomery County.
Montgomery County, TN – The Wade Bourne Nature Center, a new nature center currently being constructed by Montgomery County Government in the heart of Rotary Park, will also feature Gig Speed Internet capabilities provided through CDE Lightband. Montgomery County Parks and Recreation, who currently operates the 111-acre public access park, has announced an agreement with CDE Lightband to provide high-speed internet services to the nature center facility and areas within Rotary Park.
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