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City of Clarksville extends “Shelter at Home” Order

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Montgomery County and Clarksville City governments extended for a fourth consecutive week the Emergency and Executive orders directing citizens to practice social distancing and shelter at home except when engaging in essential activities or services.

Non-essential activity still prohibited, but Mayors begin work on plans for reopening.

Non-essential activity still prohibited, but Mayors begin work on plans for reopening.

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APSU professor Philip Short works to educate, ease fears during COVID-19 pandemic

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic is not a relaxing school vacation. That’s what Dr. Philip Short, Austin Peay State University (APSU) assistant professor of science education, said after a recent online meeting with fourth-grade students.

Austin Peay State University professor Dr. Philip Short giving a lecture last summer. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University professor Dr. Philip Short giving a lecture last summer. (APSU)

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department urges everyone to Call 811 before you dig to prevent Utility Damage

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – April is National Safe Digging Month, and the Clarksville Gas & Water Department reminds homeowners and contractors that safe digging must be a priority to prevent damage to critical utility services — including internet and other communications lines — and to keep our community safe.

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Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett Extends Emergency Executive Orders through April 30th

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, signed Emergency Executive Order #6 today as a required formality for the extension of the declaration of the State of Emergency allowed under TCA 58-2-110, that went into effect March 17th as well as existing Emergency Executive Orders #1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 for an additional seven days.

This means that the original declaration of a State of Emergency, as well as the emergency orders that followed, have been extended, as allowed by law, for an additional seven days beginning April 15th at 12:01am and ending April 22nd, at which time evaluation to further extend the orders will be determined.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s COVID-19 Bulletin #17

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Monday, April 13th, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus relief.

Governor Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live this week Monday through Thursday at 3:00pm CDT here. Governor Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 Coronavirus updates which can be found here. Today’s COVID-19 Unified Command Group Dashboard is attached below.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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NASA’s Aura Satellite reveals Air Pollution over Northeast United States has fallen 30 Percent

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Over the past several weeks, NASA satellite measurements have revealed significant reductions in air pollution over the major metropolitan areas of the Northeast United States. Similar reductions have been observed in other regions of the world.

These recent improvements in air quality have come at a high cost, as communities grapple with widespread lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders as a result of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

This image shows the average concentration of Air Pollution in March of 2015-19. (NASA)

This image shows the average concentration of Air Pollution in March of 2015-19. (NASA)

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Bi-County Solid Waste Management changes operational hours for Good Friday due to High Drop-off Demands

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Bi-County Solid Waste Management has amended their operation hours on Good Friday due to the increased volume of materials from residents staying home working on home improvement projects and cleaning due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) shelter at home orders.

“The entire Bi-County operation, including all convenience centers, were initially scheduled to be closed on Good Friday as we have done in previous years,” stated Bi-County Director Mark Neblett.

Due to high demand, some Bi-County Solid Waste Management Convenience Centers will be open on Good Friday.

Due to high demand, some Bi-County Solid Waste Management Convenience Centers will be open on Good Friday.

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Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett Extends Emergency Executive Orders through April 15th

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, signed Emergency Executive Order #5 today, Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 as a required formality for the extension of the Declaration of the State of Emergency allowed under TCA 58-2-110, that went into effect March 17th, 2020 as well as existing Emergency Executive Orders #1, #2, #3 and #4.

This means that the original declaration of a state of emergency, as well as the emergency orders that followed, have been extended, as allowed by law, for an additional seven days beginning April 8th at 12:01am and ending April 15th, at which time evaluation to further extend the orders will be determined.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

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Montgomery County Clerk’s Office Modifies Services During Shelter at Home Orders

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Clerk’s Office drive-thru window is now closed. Residents who have registrations that expired in March or that will expire in April or May have been given an extension through June 15th, 2020, based on an executive order from the Tennessee Governor’s Office.

The executive order for the extension covers registration renewal expirations, temporary operating permits as well as disabled placard renewals.

Montgomery County Clerk Kellie Jackson

Montgomery County Clerk Kellie Jackson

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Nashville State Community College 2020 Summer Classes Will Be Online

 

Nashville State Community CollegeNashville, TN – The Nashville State Community College announced its decision to move 2020 summer course offerings to an online format.  

Classes will be offered Live Streaming via video conferencing or fully online. Registration is currently open for summer classes and fall classes. 

As of now, fall classes are scheduled for on-ground delivery, unless already scheduled to be online or hybrid.

Nashville State Community College

Nashville State Community College

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