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Whatever Makes You Crazy, Learn to Let it Go

 

Clarksville, TN – Okay, we all have things that make us crazy. It might be the neighbor next door, our tendency to try to control everything and everyone around us, the world situation, or just the fact that mail carrier keeps putting someone else’s mail in our mailbox.

Whatever it is, each of us needs to have coping mechanisms to keep these annoyances from driving us nuts on a daily basis.

Here are a few ways you can at least turn loose of these irritants for a while.

Learn to let go of whatever is making you crazy.

Learn to let go of whatever is making you crazy.

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Learn How to Let Go of Whatever is Making You Crazy

 

Clarksville, TN – Okay, we all have things that make us crazy. It might be the neighbor next door, our tendency to try to control everything and everyone around us, the world situation, or just the fact that mail carrier keeps putting someone else’s mail in our mailbox.

Whatever it is, each of us needs to have coping mechanisms to keep these annoyances from driving us nuts on a daily basis.

Here are a few ways you can at least turn loose of these irritants for a while «Read the rest of this article»

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Mayor McMillan Gives State of the City Address

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan gave her State of the City address at the Customs House Museum today. The Mayor started out speaking about the challenges she has faced since taking office in January 2011, the economic growth of the city, and new programs that are being planned to improve the quality of life for all Clarksville residents.

New programs include:  a new parking facility located in downtown Clarksville, along with refurbishments to the existing parking garages; public transit services from Clarksville to Nashville for commuters, bringing a riverboat back to Clarksville; a Summer Night Lights Program keeping Clarksville Parks open after dark to provide safe places for Clarksville Teens; along with a public-private partnership to bring a new convention center to Clarksville. For full details continue reading as a transcript of her speech is included below.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan addressing the attendees

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan addressing the attendees

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How to Let Go of Whatever is Making You Crazy

 

Okay, we all have things that make us crazy. It might be the neighbor next door, our tendency to try to control everything and everyone around us, the world situation, or just the fact that mail carrier keeps putting someone else’s mail in our mailbox.

Whatever it is, each of us needs to have coping mechanisms to keep these annoyances from driving us nuts on a daily basis.

Here are a few ways you can at least turn loose of these irritants for a while «Read the rest of this article»

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City offers yard debris pick-up

 

The City of Clarksville will offer a yard debris pick-up through December 1. Citizens are asked to put the items that they would like to have picked-up close to the road, then  call the street department to notify them that you need your debris picked up. Street Department office hours are Mon. – Fri. from 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at  (931)645-7464.

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CTS hears concerns about proposed route changes, fare hikes

 

CTS presents fare structure with reinstated transfer system

When Clarksville Transit System Director Jimmy Smith presented the new route and rate structures to the public Monday evening at the Public Library, there were a few changes from the budget-balancing package approved several weeks ago by the City Council Transportation Committee, not the least of which was a controversial decision to eliminate transfers and replace that option with a second fare for the second length of all cross town trips.

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CTS DIrector Jimmie Smith explains route changes that now service the new Gateway Health Center

Responding to public concern, Smith said the phone calls, letters and comments he and his staff have received all put the “transfer” issue at the top of the list, with respondents overwhelmingly calling for retention of the transfer system and voicing support for the system wide fare increase of 25 cents, which would raise the cost of a basic bus trip to $1.25. «Read the rest of this article»

 

City seeks Youth Council applications

 

The City of Clarksville is accepting applications for the Mayor’s Youth Council for the 2008-2009 school year. The Mayor’s Youth Council is a group of young people working toward the common purpose of developing their individual leadership skills to strengthen their community through volunteer service and increased communication with elected officials.

Youth develop and lead initiatives with the support of adult mentors. The Mayor’s Youth Council is more than just a service club because members also train and involve their peers in service leadership. They also provide valuable insight on issues affecting youth and the community. The Council is design to raise youth related issues with elected officials, meet with city officials and learn what they do, provide training for peers, practice public speaking and problem solving, recruit volunteers for service projects and participate in youth forums. «Read the rest of this article»

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