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Lamar Alexander announces $6 Million for 50-75 Miles of Mountain Bike Trails in Cocke County

 

U.S. SenateHartford, TN – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today said a $6 million federal grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to construct 50-75 miles of mountain bike trails in Cocke County will help encourage more people that visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to come through Cocke County.

“This is a huge investment from ARC. Cocke County is one of the most economically distressed counties in Tennessee and this investment will help increase the tourism industry in Cocke County by bringing more of the 12 million visitors who come to Smokies each year and the 3 million visitors who come to the Cherokee National Forest each year to the area,” Senator Alexander said.

Senator Lamar Alexander joined Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Cocke County Mayor Crystal Ottinger, Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-chair Tim Thomas, Tennessee Department of Tourism Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe in Cocke County for today’s announcement by the ARC.

Senator Lamar Alexander joined Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Cocke County Mayor Crystal Ottinger, Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-chair Tim Thomas, Tennessee Department of Tourism Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe in Cocke County for today’s announcement by the ARC.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, Charlie Cushman honored with “Tennessee Music Pathways” Markers

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Visit Clarksville honored the Roxy Regional Theatre and Grammy award winning banjoist Charlie Cushman in his hometown with the unveiling of “Tennessee Music Pathways” markers.

Local and state leaders, Roxy supporters and the Cushman family gathered in two ceremonies to mark the special commemorations on Thursday, November 19th, 2020.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Visit Clarksville Chair Ginna Holleman and TDTD Commissioner Mark Ezell at the Roxy Regional Theatre's “Tennessee Music Pathways” Marker.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Visit Clarksville Chair Ginna Holleman and TDTD Commissioner Mark Ezell at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s “Tennessee Music Pathways” Marker.

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APSU joins state effort to get more face masks in hands of Tennessee residents

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has joined a state effort to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings across the state.

APSU bought 30,000 (about 10 percent of the masks) to give to students, staff and faculty.

Austin Peay State University Face Mask. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Face Mask. (APSU)

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Tennessee Economic Recovery Group Enlists Flagship Tennessee Brands to Get More Masks in Hands of Tennessee Residents

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Economic Recovery Group (ERG) has developed the TN Strong Mask Movement, partnering with more than 30 flagship brands to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings, at a projected value of more than $3 million, across the state.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee releases Guidelines for Restaurants, Retail Stores to Reopen Next Week

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Friday, April 24th, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued the first steps from the “Tennessee Pledge,” the state’s rollout of guidance and best practices for Tennessee businesses in 89 of the state’s 95 counties to keep employees and customers safe during the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee creates Economic Recovery Group to Reboot Tennessee Economy

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Thursday, April 16th, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee established the Economic Recovery Group, a joint effort between state departments, members of the legislature and leaders from the private sector to build guidance to safely reboot Tennessee’s economy.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Montgomery County Ranks Second-Highest of all Tennessee Counties for Tourism Growth

 

Visitor Spending in Montgomery County Tops $244.7 Million in 2018

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Out of 95 Tennessee counties, Montgomery County saw the second-highest growth rate in tourism spending of all in 2018. Direct travel spending increased 9.12% over 2017, for a record-high of $244.7 million. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell announced Tuesday that the state hit a record-high $22 billion in domestic and international travel spending, up 6% from 2017.

Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, Visit Clarksville Sales Director Frances Manzitto, Governor Bill Lee and Visit Clarksville Executive Director Theresa Harrington at the Governor’s announcement of the 2018 economic impact of travel on Tennessee. (Ed Rode)

Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, Visit Clarksville Sales Director Frances Manzitto, Governor Bill Lee and Visit Clarksville Executive Director Theresa Harrington at the Governor’s announcement of the 2018 economic impact of travel on Tennessee. (Ed Rode)

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Sounds Announce 2011 Purity Faith Nights® Schedule

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds will host six Purity Faith Nights® during the 2011 season, as the successful program enters its tenth successful year at Greer Stadium.

The 2011 Purity Faith Nights® series includes six evening games (May 27th, June 3rd, June 26th, July 23rd, July 31st, and August 13th).

Multiple Dove Award-winning artist Chris August headlines this season’s concert lineup, which also features the debuts of Britt Nicole and Jonny Diaz, and the return of Jaci Velasquez to Greer Stadium. «Read the rest of this article»

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