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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts: King’s ‘Other America’ message resonates anew

 

By Joe Pitts

Mayor of Clarksville

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Around Monday’s national holiday celebrating the birth of Martin Luther King Jr., we pause to reflect on the life and legacy of the civil rights leader. He had a special insight and clarity, and many of the words he spoke more than six decades ago still inspire us today. 

Many are familiar with King’s “I Have A Dream” speech, but I’d like to talk about a lesser-known speech that strikes me as highly relevant in January 2021.

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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New Clarksville City Council members sworn in

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Seven newly elected Clarksville City Council members were sworn in Tuesday afternoon during a special called meeting in the Council Chambers.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts swears in DaJuan Little, Ward 3.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts swears in DaJuan Little, Ward 3.

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Clarksville Municipal Court Judge Charles W. Smith takes Oath of Office

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Municipal Court Judge Charles W. Smith took the oath of office via online conference Monday afternoon, January 4th, 2021.

Judge Smith was unopposed for re-election in the November 3rd City Election and will serve for a sixth consecutive term.

Clarksville Municipal Court Judge Charles W. Smith  will preside over City Court for sixth term.

Clarksville Municipal Court Judge Charles W. Smith will preside over City Court for sixth term.

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City of Clarksville Revenue Office, City Court to close Service Windows

 

Customers urged to use Online Tools, Drop Box

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Revenue Office and Clarksville Municipal Court will close their service windows in the lobby of City Hall next week to help reduce the resurgent spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus infections.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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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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Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett Extends Emergency Order Requiring the Wearing of Face Coverings

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett signed Emergency Order #25 today, in order to extend the wearing of face masks by all residents in Montgomery County.

This emergency order includes a declaration of public health emergency and has been mandated as a result of county and state health data as well as ongoing discussions with the local health department and emergency services director and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitt’s Christmas Message: See a Need, Meet a Need

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Mayor of Clarksville

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – I have been deeply blessed by my loving and giving parents. My dad, who passed in 2018, and my mother, who is still alive and kicking, were always very generous and never ignored a need around them.

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts releases 2020 Clarksville Annual Report

 

34-page document looks at highlights of FY 2020

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has released City Government’s first annual report to the citizens of Clarksville.

The document is available for review online at https://online.fliphtml5.com/yarrh/jfzy/. It is also on the homepage of the City’s website, www.cityofclarksville.com, under the Your Government banner.

2020 Clarksville Annual Report

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City of Clarksville limits office access to slow spread of COVID-19

 

Citizens urged to reach City of Clarksville online or by phone.

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Citizens are urged to communicate with City of Clarksville Departments and offices by using online services, email, telephones, mail and drive-up windows and drop boxes to help reduce the resurgent spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus infections.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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City of Clarksville, Volunteers will honor Veterans buried at Riverview Cemetary with Wreaths, Saturday

 

Saturday’s local event is part of National Celebration

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville officials and local volunteers will honor veterans laid to rest at Riverview Cemetery with the placement of balsam wreaths on their graves as part of National Wreaths Across America Day 2020.

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