Topic: North Carolina
Tampa, FL – On the week, the national gas price average has dropped seven cents to land at $2.56. As pump prices steadily decline, they are headed toward some of the cheapest gas prices in 2018. The national average was lowest in January at $2.49 while May brought the most expensive price of $2.97.
“Trends are indicating that the month of December may bring some of the cheapest gas prices of the year,” said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokesperson.
Deployed 101st Airborne Division Soldiers take strides toward financial independence in Bagram, Afghanistan
Written by 1st Lt. Verniccia Ford
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – While deployed, Soldiers bear the burden of dealing with real life issues that affect mental agility, morale and mood. Throughout various formations in Afghanistan, service members navigate through combat related stress, family separation, martial issues, mourning the death of loved ones and even financial mismanagement.
All these things can influence performance and have adverse effects.
Austin Peay State University Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – For the second straight year, Austin Peay State University (APSU) football student-athlete Ryan Rockensuess has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District® Football Team for District 3, selected by CoSIDA.
APSU Sports Information
Greenwood, IN – For the first time in Austin Peay State University volleyball program history, a pair of its student-athletes have been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District® Teams. Seniors Kristen Stucker and Cecily Gable were among seven student-athletes recognized in District 3 which includes Division I programs in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
Clarksville Police Department (CPD)
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department (CPD) would like to welcome the newest member to its six, four legged, K9 crime fighting team – ARLO. ARLO is now part of CPD’s K9 unit and is assigned to Officer Seth Paugh.
Officer Paugh’s previous K9 partner MAIN, passed away in June 2018 after battling cancer. ARLO is a 14 month old male German Shepherd/Malinois mix, hails from Hungary and cost about $7,000.
Robbinsville, NC – When I hit the road, I’m always looking for AMERICAN owned, old school motels. I don’t need a lot of “foo foo” like shampoos, conditioner, breakfast bar and all of that. I travel self contained.
I look for fairly priced and clean rooms. I don’t want to step into the shower and see a bug, or a yellow line around the tub. I check the sheets and pillowcases. I’m EXTREMELY OCD! I carry handy wipes and air freshener. (Ok, I know that might be over the top).
My last trip to the Smoky Mountains, I stayed at the San Ran Motel in Robbinsville, North Carolina. It’s conveniently located near the Tail of the Dragon and the Cherohala Skyway.
Robbinsville, NC – In my most recent trip to the amazing Smoky Mountains, my travel partner and I stayed in Robbinsville, North Carolina. We’ve stayed in various different areas surrounding the mountains, and basically we’re looking for good value and price, so we landed here for this trip.
Just down the road, not even 100 yards, we discovered The Hub. We were VERY satisfied at what we found. Here’s the back story:
Five years ago, Greg McCoy was running a VERY successful motorcycle rental business. A friend of his approached him about getting into the restaurant business. Greg HATES to cook, but the two of them ventured on and The Hub was created. It started as a coffee shop, but that didn’t last long.
Tampa, FL – At $2.89, the national gas price average is two-cents cheaper than it was a week ago amid consumer gasoline demand declining for a third week. Today’s gas price average is four-cents more than a month ago and 42-cents more expensive than a year ago.
The majority of states have seen gas prices decrease on the week with the exception of a handful of states, some of which were impacted by fuel disruptions on the west coast and in the southeast.
Tennessee Department of Health
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to help prevent rabies by distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.
The annual baiting program administered by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, will begin in Tennessee in October, 2018.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Off the back of one of the squad’s winningest seasons in the past decade, Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball team began its new season by having its first official practice today.
The Govs are coming off a season with their most wins (16) since the 2008-09 season and the most conference wins (9) since the 2010-11 season.
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