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Austin Peay State University Offers New Graduate Degree


Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – This fall, Austin Peay State University will offer a new graduate degree that will bring together science and business skills to give students a greater competitive advantage in the workforce.  The Professional Science Masters, or PSM, will enable students to pursue advanced training in science or mathematics while developing workplace skills.

The PSM at APSU will be a fully online degree program, allowing students to work on a degree while continuing to hold employment. Students can pursue one of two concentrations – data management and analysis or predictive analytics.  Both concentrations are ideal for anyone with a bachelor’s degree, working in industry or military and having a desire to advance their career with a technical degree.   «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts’ Legislative Update

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Joe Pitts

Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Acting Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that the 108th General Assembly passed legislation that continues the funding of unemployment benefits for spouses of military personnel who leave their jobs to transfer to a new assignment.

Funding for the program for the current fiscal year was nearly exhausted, prompting the legislative action.

“We’re pleased the General Assembly approved appropriation for this benefit to trailing spouses for the remainder of this fiscal year as well as for the fiscal year beginning July 1st, 2013,” said Phillips. “This action shows support of our military families and we hope lessens the stress that goes with active duty transfers.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University and USO to host “Dine on our Dime” Sunday during Governors Baseball game


Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University joins forces with Fort Campbell’s United Services Organization (USO) to host “Dine On Our Dime,” at 1:00pm, Sunday, when Govs baseball hosts Morehead State at Raymond C. Hand Park.

"Dine on our Dime" this Sunday at APSU baseball game

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Nashville Sounds announce 2013 Promotional Schedule


Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – With less than a month until the start of the regular season, the Nashville Sounds are excited to announce their 2013 promotional calendar, which includes numerous fireworks extravaganzas, four bobblehead giveaways, BURGER KING Throwback Thursdays, six Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS® concerts, the addition of Military Sundays, and much more!

Single-game tickets for the 2013 Sounds regular season go on sale at 9:00am on Monday, March 11 via the team’s online purchase system at, over the phone at 615.690.HITS (4487), or in person at the Greer Stadium box office at 534 Chestnut Street.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville December 6th


First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a five block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

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Montgomery Central Elementary School’s 2nd annual Veteran’s Day Celebration


Veterans DayCunningham, TN – On Friday, November 9th, 2012, Montgomery Central Elementary School held their 2nd annual “Veteran’s Day Celebration” to salute our Military in honor of Veteran’s Day. All of the students participated in the event with group performances as well as grade level performances.

The celebration started at 9:00am in the MCES gymnasium. Several veterans and current members of the Armed Services were on hand to be honored. The students were wearing lots of red, white and blue colors.

Montgomery Central Elementary School Veteran's Day Celebration

Montgomery Central Elementary School Veteran’s Day Celebration

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan offers Thanks to Veterans


City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Veterans Day is a time to reflect, honor and remember. All across the United States, communities are coming together today to remember the men and women who have so courageously protected and defended our nation.

This is a day to show our appreciation for all they have given and continue to give. «Read the rest of this article»

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The Home Depot to conduct Career Workshop for Military in Clarksville area


Event in Clarksville part of Nationwide program “Mission: Transition”
Workshop to include Job Search Strategies, Resume Optimization and Interview Tips

The Home DepotClarksville, TN – In an effort to assist the Clarksville military community as they transition into the civilian workforce, The Home Depot store in Clarksville Tennessee will host a Civilian Career Workshop on Saturday, October 27th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

The Home Deport, which employs more then 35,000 veterans and active duty military, recognizes the strong skills the military community has to offer – as well as the challenges that many service men and women face in marketing these abilities to the civilian workforce.

The Home Depot Military Commitment

The Home Depot Military Commitment

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Barnes Makes Case for Re-Election


Election 2012Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Online recently sat down with Tim Barnes, the incumbent forTennessee State Senate District 22. Barnes has represented Cheatham, Houston and Montgomery County for the last four years.

“We’re out there every single day working hard for the people of District 22. And of course, in spite of the campaign. I’m still carrying forth with my Senate duties,” Barnes said. “I am doing what I normally do and have been doing for the past four years, and that is also good for a campaign, so I make appearances, speak when people ask me; and I’m glad to be able to do that.”

State Senator Tim Barnes

State Senator Tim Barnes

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Clarksville Chamber of Commerce holds Annual Warrior Week


Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee will hold their Annual Clarksville-Montgomery County Warrior Week April 26th-29th.

The celebration honors military men, women and their families and gives local residents and businesses a chance to show appreciation for their service and sacrifice. «Read the rest of this article»

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