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Montgomery County proclaims October 23rd as Imagine a Day Without Water

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery 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.

Carlye Sommers and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

Carlye Sommers and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

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CDE Lightband Partners with Montgomery County to bring Gig Speed to Wade Borne Nature Center

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery 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.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and CDE Lightband’s Christy Batts pose with prototype educational panels that will be installed around the exterior of the Wade Bourne Nature Center in Rotary Park.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and CDE Lightband’s Christy Batts pose with prototype educational panels that will be installed around the exterior of the Wade Bourne Nature Center in Rotary Park.

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APSU’s Industry Summit provides path for region’s future

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Every year, around 40,000 people leave places like Chicago, Atlanta and Miami for a new life in Nashville, but after they reach Tennessee’s state capitol, they often head another 40 miles north.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty delivers the keynote address. (APSU)

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty delivers the keynote address. (APSU)

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Montgomery County Archives Department to hold Open Houses in October

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – In recognition of Archives Month this October, Montgomery County Archives Department has open house dates to tour and learn more about their unique services.

Three open house tours of the stacks and a behind the scenes look at what goes into caring for the history of Clarksville and Montgomery County will be available on Friday, October 11th, 9:00am to 3:00pm, Saturday, October 19th, 9:00am to 4:00pm, and Tuesday, October 29th, from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

Montgomery County Celebrates American Archives Month

Montgomery County Celebrates American Archives Month

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Montgomery County Commissioner Rashidah Leverett Initiates Effort to Clean-up Lot by Norman Smith Elementary School

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – A pool sized concrete hole next to Norman Smith Elementary School was recently turned into a safe, green, usable space. District 5 Montgomery County Commissioner Rashidah Leverett took the initiative to make calls inquiring what could be done to make changes to the area shortly after being elected in fall 2018.

Since closing the public pool next to Norman Smith Elementary in August 2015, the empty lot which once contained an active outdoor swimming pool, had fallen into disrepair and became an eyesore to the area.

Montgomery County Commissioner Rashidah Leverett at the cleaned up lot.

Montgomery County Commissioner Rashidah Leverett at the cleaned up lot.

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Austin Peay State University’s PELP students bring in local leaders for Poli-Talk

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) sophomore Phoenix Tarpy began her college career believing Clarksville-Montgomery County’s elected leaders were inaccessible. Why, she thought, would they be interested in talking with college students?

Poli-Talk – a panel discussion on local politics hosted by APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

Poli-Talk – a panel discussion on local politics hosted by APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

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Montgomery County, Clarksville Legislative Liaison Committees Present Agenda to State Representatives

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County and the City of Clarksville Legislative Liaison Committees jointly presented Clarksville and Montgomery County’s Legislative Agenda list to state representatives at a reception on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019.

This was the first time the County and City have presented their agendas together.

(L to R) Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, District 74 Rep. Jay Reedy, District 68 Rep. Curtis Johnson, District 67 Rep. Jason Hodges, District 22 State Sen. Bill Powers and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

(L to R) Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, District 74 Rep. Jay Reedy, District 68 Rep. Curtis Johnson, District 67 Rep. Jason Hodges, District 22 State Sen. Bill Powers and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

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Welcome Home Veterans Celebration

 

Visit Clarksville's Welcome Home Veterans CelebrationClarksville, TN – The annual Welcome Home Veterans Celebration brought a busy schedule of events over a five day period, all designed to honor and celebrate our Veterans.

Activities began on Wednesday with the arrival of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall, the Korean War Memorial and the 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit at Beachaven Winery. A procession actually began at Appleton Harley Davidson and traveled through town, delivering the impressive displays to their temporary location.

Welcome Home Veterans Parade

Welcome Home Veterans Parade

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Montgomery County Mayor, Clarksville Mayor Signs Joint Proclamation for Montgomery County Imagination Library

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts have issued a joint proclamation designating September as Montgomery County Imagination Library Month.

Imagination Library provides free books to children until they begin kindergarten to promote literacy and lifelong learning. The local Imagination Library began in 2005 and is expected to send its millionth book to a child in Montgomery County by February 2020.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett proclaims September as Montgomery County Imagination Library Month.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett proclaims September as Montgomery County Imagination Library Month.

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Montgomery County’s Civitan Park 25 Acre Expansion Open for Use

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Friday evening, September 6th, 2019, approximately 200 people gathered to celebrate the much-anticipated opening of the 25-acre expansion, including Rotary’s Field of Dreams, at Montgomery County’s Civitan Park.

The idea for the park expansion began nine years ago with a vision to have a space that kids with special needs could call their own. That vision is now a wonderful reality for children, young adults and parents alike.

Montgomery County Commissioners at Field of Dreams.

Montgomery County Commissioners at Field of Dreams.

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