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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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Lamar Alexander says President Donald Trump Signs Bill that Gives Troops Biggest Pay Raise in 10 Years

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

“Governing is about setting priorities, and this bill shows our priority is the men and women who serve in our armed forces. This defense bill authorizes the biggest pay raise for troops at Fort Campbell, Arnold Air Force Base in Tullahoma and Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington in 10 years, and continues to make research and development of new technologies a priority so our military can deal with new and emerging threats,” said Senator Alexander.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Lamar Alexander reports U.S. Senate Passes Defense Bill that Gives Troops Pay Raises, Better Housing, More Equipment and Training

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report:

“Governing is about setting priorities, and this bill shows our priority is the men and women who serve in our armed forces. This defense bill authorizes pay raises for troops at Fort Campbell and the Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington, and continues to make research and development of new technologies a priority so our military can deal with new and emerging threats,” stated Senator Alexander.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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CDE Lightband gives Thanks to the Community

 

Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – CDE Lightband faced a significant storm on Saturday, October 26th around 3:00pm that caused the most distribution damage in their history. The storm caused over 32,000 customers to be without power, more than 61 broken poles and over 15 transformer replacements.

Crews working through the night restoring power.

Crews working through the night restoring power.

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CDE Lightband, Clarksville Street Department Crews work to restore power, clear streets

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – CDE Lightband and the Clarksville Street Department crews remained busy Sunday restoring power and clearing streets of trees and other debris strewn by a powerful storm that hit the area Saturday afternoon.

“Our departments are working around-the-clock to make repairs to the power system and get the streets back in shape,” Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts said Sunday.

CDE Lightband crews continue to work on restoring power to those without in Clarksville.

CDE Lightband crews continue to work on restoring power to those without in Clarksville.

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CDE Lightband restores power to over 11,000 last night

 

Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – CDE Lightband thanks everyone for your patience as CDE works through the restoration process. CDE has reduced outages from over 33,000 yesterday to just over 22,000 this morning.

CDE Lightband anticipates over 30 poles broken and needing replaced.

CDE Lightband anticipates over 30 poles broken and needing replaced.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Farmers Markets are Filled with Fresh Produce

 

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Agriculture says with summer winding down and many types of produce hitting their peak harvest in Tennessee, there has never been a better time to visit a farmers market.

Farmers markets still have an abundance of fresh tomatoes, squash, zucchini, peppers, and more at this time of the year. Many markets also offer hand-made artisan products, including soaps, essential oil blends, and beeswax items.

Tennessee Farmers Markets are bursting with Fresh Produce. (Tennessee Department of Agriculture)

Tennessee Farmers Markets are bursting with Fresh Produce. (Tennessee Department of Agriculture)

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How Family and Medical Leave Act Improved Gender Equality in the Workplace

 

By Bill Bush

Legal Aid SocietyNashville, TN – It’s been 99 years since women in the U.S. first gained the right to vote — a milestone commemorated each year with Women’s Equality Day on August 26th.

Even today, the struggle for full gender equality continues — particularly in the workplace, where female employees are still paid lower salaries and receive fewer promotions than men.

Bill Bush

Bill Bush

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National Weather Service issues Heat Advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather service (NWS) has issued a Heat Advisory for Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee.

Dangerously Hot and Humid Conditions are expected across the area.

The combination of heat and high humidity will push heat indicies above 105 tomorrow afternoon for areas west of the Cumberland Plateau.

High temperatures expected Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

High temperatures expected Friday afternoon for Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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Tennessee National Guard’s 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion returns from Kosovo

 

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019, over 100 National Guard Soldiers from Tullahoma’s 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion returned to Smyrna after an 11-month deployment to Kosovo.

The Soldiers of the 1-230th comprised the bulk of Task Force Smokey, the aviation component to Multi-National Battle Group – East led by the Hawaii National Guard’s 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

Family and friends happily greet members of the Tennessee Guard’s 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion who returned from an 11-month overseas deployment to Kosovo on July 17, 2019 at the Volunteer Training Site in Smyrna.  (Army Sgt. Robert Mercado)

Family and friends happily greet members of the Tennessee Guard’s 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion who returned from an 11-month overseas deployment to Kosovo on July 17, 2019 at the Volunteer Training Site in Smyrna. (Army Sgt. Robert Mercado)

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