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Unity Day last Weekend United the City of Clarksville for At Least One Day


Clarksville Unity DayClarksville, TN – On Saturday Hilldale Baptist Church played host to third annual Unity Day celebration. The goal of Unity Day is to build a stronger community by recognizing and joining together religious, governmental and business leaders in fellowship.

Unity Day was founded by Treva Gordon, the owner and publisher of the Convenient Shopper Magazine. “I was watching an awards show on television and I was so inspired by the way they honored the pop star’s and the rap artists. It was wonderful; they had the gift bags, bling bling, the limos, and everything that went with it. That was awesome!” she said to herself.

Unity Day Hosts Kevin Kennedy and Yolanda Stewart

Unity Day Hosts Kevin Kennedy and Yolanda Stewart

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Go Commando another jewel in Clarksville

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Clarksville, TN – I am not a runner.  I am barely a walker, but I have many friends who enjoy running.  My daughter has taken an interest in running and I could not be more proud.  The “Go Commando” half marathon this past weekend proves that this event is poised to be one of the best in the country.

The Clarksville Convention and Visitors Bureau took over managing this event after the previous organizer proved to be, how shall I put it, “unpopular”.  I was not that close to the race when it first started, but I kept hearing things that weren’t good. 

When that promoter tried to bring the race back to Clarksville, local sponsors and organizers were not willing to work with them.  The CVB wouldn’t have anything to do with them either, and the race looked like it had no future here.  That is where the good people of Clarksville come in. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Leaders make Nashville Post’s “In Charge” List


Nashville PostNashville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is among a handful of local people who made the Nashville Post’s “In Charge” list of Middle Tennessee’s business and political “power brokers.”

This is the second year the prominent Music City business publication has recognized those in the Nashville area who have “the ability to use a position to create opportunity for others … in business, government or on broader civic issues,” according to the magazine’s March/April issue. The list was broken into various categories such as Banking & Finance, Education, and Government/Politics, in addition to Media, Music, Sports and Technology. «Read the rest of this article»

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Kim McMillan holds Veterans & Military Affairs Advisory Task Force meeting at Fort Campbell


Kim McMillan for Mayor of Clarksville TN“Clarksville and Fort Campbell form a great team and we’re honored by the trust placed in us by the United States Army to serve as a host city of one of the world’s most important military installations. Clarksville understands that it really is a trust, a relationship of honor, as we provide a community of support for the men and women who daily secure our great freedoms with their lives and with the sacrifices of their families,” said Mayoral Candidate Kim McMillan. “As Mayor, I’ll work hard for and with Fort Campbell. You can count on it.”

Perhaps no one understands the unique relationship between Clarksville and Fort Campbell like Colonel Ted Crozier (USA Retired), former Chief of Staff at Fort Campbell and former Mayor of Clarksville. Colonel Crozier said, “Kim McMillan has already been fighting for Fort Campbell on the front lines for years in her many leadership roles. She’s made phone calls, hosted meetings, and even made trips to Washington, D.C. on our behalf – doing what Kim does best, getting things done. I love Fort Campbell and I love Clarksville, and I know we can count on Kim to do well by both of them.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Candidate Nick Steward connected with Ward 1 voters at North Clarksville Meet and Greet

Nick Steward, Candidate for Ward 1 on the Clarksville City Council

Nick Steward, Candidate for Ward 1 on the Clarksville City Council

Nick Steward Candidate for Clarksville City Council for Ward 1 held a meet and greet with the voter of his ward today in Patriot’s Park. About 50 people showed up to enjoy what was billed as a picnic with hotdogs and hamburgers.

He is running to give something back to the community. “I’ve seen a lot of the progress we have had in the community over the last few years, and I have been very thankful for everything that Clarksville has given to my family and I over the last few years and I want to, no, I need to give something back to the community that has given us so much”

Steward is a Realtor with Keller Williams, and will be opening a business of his own in Clarksville in the near future.

Nick Steward talks with a constituent in Patriots Park on Saturday

Nick Steward talks with a constituent in Patriots Park on Saturday

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“Wings of Liberty” plans explored at APSU


Completion of the new Wings of Liberty Military Museum at Fort Campbell, KY, is drawing nearer to the opening date of 2010, and the progress being made on the facility will be the topic of the next session of the 2008-09 Library Athenaeum program at Austin Peay State University.

Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Nichols, who serves as executive director and chief operation officer of the Fort Campbell Historical Foundation, will present, “Wings of Liberty: The New Museum Coming to Town,” at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7 in Woodward Library.

Students are encouraged to attend. The event is free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»


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