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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, Charlie Cushman honored with “Tennessee Music Pathways” Markers

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Visit Clarksville honored the Roxy Regional Theatre and Grammy award winning banjoist Charlie Cushman in his hometown with the unveiling of “Tennessee Music Pathways” markers.

Local and state leaders, Roxy supporters and the Cushman family gathered in two ceremonies to mark the special commemorations on Thursday, November 19th, 2020.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Visit Clarksville Chair Ginna Holleman and TDTD Commissioner Mark Ezell at the Roxy Regional Theatre's “Tennessee Music Pathways” Marker.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Visit Clarksville Chair Ginna Holleman and TDTD Commissioner Mark Ezell at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s “Tennessee Music Pathways” Marker.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee creates Commission to Address Asian Carp

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – On Saturday, September 26th, 2020 Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order No. 62 establishing the Asian Carp Advisory Commission to study and provide advice regarding the best methods for mitigating the invasion of Asian carp into the state’s lakes and river systems.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announces Expanded Small Business Relief; New Relief Programs for Agriculture, Tourism, Workforce Development

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced today new and expanded financial relief programs for small businesses, agribusinesses, displaced workers, and the tourism industry through the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF).

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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APSU joins state effort to get more face masks in hands of Tennessee residents

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has joined a state effort to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings across the state.

APSU bought 30,000 (about 10 percent of the masks) to give to students, staff and faculty.

Austin Peay State University Face Mask. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Face Mask. (APSU)

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Tennessee Economic Recovery Group Enlists Flagship Tennessee Brands to Get More Masks in Hands of Tennessee Residents

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Economic Recovery Group (ERG) has developed the TN Strong Mask Movement, partnering with more than 30 flagship brands to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings, at a projected value of more than $3 million, across the state.

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TDOT announces New 2020 Tennessee State Maps Now Available

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announces that the official 2020 Tennessee Transportation Map is now available for travelers.

The 2020 map was created in ESRI ArcGIS Pro, using Geographic Information Systems as the foundation.

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Tennessee Tourism releases 2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide

 

2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide has Three Distinct Covers that Showcase Scenic Beauty Across the State

Tennessee Department of Tourist DevelopmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development unveiled its official 2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide.

For the first time, the guide features three distinct covers that showcase the breadth of picturesque landscapes across the state, including treasures like Reelfoot Lake State Park in Tiptonville, Machine Falls at Short Springs Natural Area in Tullahoma and Jane Bald at Roan Mountain in Carter County.

2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide now available

2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide now available

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Clarksville Wayfinding project begins

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Some old signs are coming down and new signs are going up across Clarksville and Montgomery County as part of a local wayfinding signage update designed to help residents and visitors find local attractions and points of interest.

The signage project is a partnership between the City of Clarksville, Visit Clarksville (the Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau) and Austin Peay State University (APSU).

New Signs will be going up around Clarksville.

New Signs will be going up around Clarksville.

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Montgomery County Ranks Second-Highest of all Tennessee Counties for Tourism Growth

 

Visitor Spending in Montgomery County Tops $244.7 Million in 2018

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Out of 95 Tennessee counties, Montgomery County saw the second-highest growth rate in tourism spending of all in 2018. Direct travel spending increased 9.12% over 2017, for a record-high of $244.7 million. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell announced Tuesday that the state hit a record-high $22 billion in domestic and international travel spending, up 6% from 2017.

Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, Visit Clarksville Sales Director Frances Manzitto, Governor Bill Lee and Visit Clarksville Executive Director Theresa Harrington at the Governor’s announcement of the 2018 economic impact of travel on Tennessee. (Ed Rode)

Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, Visit Clarksville Sales Director Frances Manzitto, Governor Bill Lee and Visit Clarksville Executive Director Theresa Harrington at the Governor’s announcement of the 2018 economic impact of travel on Tennessee. (Ed Rode)

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Tennessee’s “Hands Free” law takes effect July 1st

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – Beginning July 1st, 2019, a new Tennessee Law goes into effect that will crack down on distracted driving making hand-held cellphones illegal. Motorists will be fined even for the act of holding a cell phone while at the wheel.

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