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Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County to give keys to new home to Family of Four

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – On Sunday, June 9th, 2019 at 3:00pm, Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County will dedicate its 97th Clarksville-area home at 115 Edmonson Ferry Road.

The new homeowners, Overlia Williams and Mario Owens, applied for the home in April of 2016 and following approval of their application, performed over 500 sweat equity hours on their home and the homes of others to qualify for the program.

Home on Edmonson Ferry Road to be dedicated by Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County on June 9th.

Home on Edmonson Ferry Road to be dedicated by Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County on June 9th.

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Austin Peay State University Botanical Garden showcases area’s rare and endangered plants

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A few years ago, three tall, flowering cherry trees grew on the western side of Austin Peay State University’s Sundquist Science Complex. They provided a nice, welcoming entry into the building, but in 2007, Tennessee suffered from a record-setting drought.

Temperatures reached 113 degrees Fahrenheit that summer, and by the fall, the 20-foot tall trees were dead.

Austin Peay Botanical Garden. (APSU)

Austin Peay Botanical Garden. (APSU)

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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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Winn Water Port Expansion will move forward

 

Zoning vote opens the way to project that brings jobs, attracts employers

Winn Materials

Clarksville, TN – Winn Marine Vice President and General Manager Chad Swallows expressed his profound gratitude Monday night after the Montgomery County Commission granted Winn’s request to expand port operations on the Cumberland River.

“We are so appreciative to the public servants on the County Commission and City Council for making this project possible,” Swallows said. “Their foresight and vision, along with that shown by our city and county mayors, will bring big benefits to our community.

The Winn Materials site (Google Earth)

The Winn Materials site (Google Earth)

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Tommy Vallejos and Joel Wallace to be on Clarksville in Review this Saturday, October 8th

 

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Clarksville, TN – Listen to Clarksville in Review on 1400am, WJZM with Hank Bonecutter Saturday morning. Montgomery County Commissioner Tommy Vallejos will be on at 8:00am. Hank’s guest during the 9:00am hour will be Clarksville City Councilman Joel Wallace. «Read the rest of this article»

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City Council meeting deals with touchy issues with finesse

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met for their regular meeting last night where they tacked a host of issues; including the the Expansion of the Winn Materials Barge Port, creating a capital project for repairs to the Smith-Trahern mansion, and a proposal to expand the number of Package Stores allowed in the city.

The Barge Port was approved, the Capital Project for Smith-Trahern Mansion was approved, and the expansion of the liquor establishments was rejected. Read on for much more! «Read the rest of this article»

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Controversial Barge Port Expansion Faces City Council Vote

 

Winn MaterialsClarksville, TN – Clarksville Online has provided extensive coverage of the proposed barge port expansion requested by Winn Materials.  It has already passed first reading by the Clarksville City Council.  The second and final reading is at October’s city council meeting.

At the executive session this week, city councilman Wallace Redd announced that he would have information at the meeting that could affect the final vote.

The Winn Materials site (Google Earth)

The Winn Materials site (Google Earth)

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Barge Point Expansion Receives Council Approval on First Reading

 

City of Clarksville

Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council voted 9-3 on first reading to approve Winn Marine LLC’s proposal to expand their barge port on the Cumberland River. Clarksville City Council Member’s James Lewis, Deanna McLaughlin, and Wallace Redd voted against the ordinance. Jack Swallows and James Chavez spoke in support of the measure. Don Simpson and Ramona Reese spoke against the planned expansion.

The barge port rezoning ordinance passes on first reading

The barge port rezoning ordinance passes on first reading

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City Updates, August 23rd

 

Charter Revisions

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN –  Late yesterday afternoon Mayor McMillan notified the council that work would resume on Tuesday, August 30th at 2:30pm at City Hall on the Charter Revisions. The Montgomery County Legislative delegation will be in attendance and all council members are invited to attend and participate.

City Legal Results: The city has won another court case. This case was Ken Moore (police officer discharged for violation of CPD policy) vs City. This was a federal court case and the jury found that the city had no violations or liability with any of the claims asserted by the Plaintiff. «Read the rest of this article»

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My two cents

 

Winn MaterialsThe proposed zoning request by Winn Materials, to allow them to expand their barge port facility, has caused quite a controversy, again.  It seems every time we have an opportunity to bring a barge port to Clarksville, it’s met with much opposition.

The Winn Materials site (Google Earth)

The Winn Materials site (Google Earth)

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