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Posted on: October 25, 2021

City seeks input on Frosty Morn site

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The City of Clarksville has launched a brief preliminary survey to the public for thoughts, comments, and suggestions on the future rebuilding of the historical Frosty Morn site.

The survey seeks public input following the City winning a spot in the Mayors...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

CTS seeks input on transit center relocation

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Clarksville Transit System is seeking public input on eight properties that are candidates for the relocation of the downtown transit center through a brief online survey.

A Transit Center Relocation Feasibility Study was completed in March 2017 to identif...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

City Council ratifies settlement of State and Federal cases

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The Clarksville City Council voted unanimously in the Oct. 20 regular session to approve a settlement agreement in the amount of $450,000 between the City of Clarksville and Jeff and Sherri Robinson and their wholly-owned Frankl...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Gas & Water joins “Imagine a Day Without Water” campaign

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Clarksville Gas & Water joined the seventh annual Imagine a Day Without Water national campaign today to raise awareness about the role of water infrastructure in our lives and the importance of its investment. 

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

City relaxes mask requirement

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Effective today, the City of Clarksville will no longer require employees or visitors to wear masks inside City facilities after local medical and government officials confirmed in a meeting yesterday a steady downward trend of COVID-19 cases in Clarksvil...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

City earns 3 top financial recognitions

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The Government Finance Officers Association awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Clarksville Finance & Revenue Department on Oct. 14, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020.

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

City to hold on-site public auction

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The City of Clarksville will hold a public auction of 17 properties via Phillip Traylor Auctions at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18. The live, on-site auction will take place at William Beach Civic Hall, 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 201.

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

2021 Christmas Parade returns December 4

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Floats and participants will grace the roads of historic downtown this holiday season as the 2021 Clarksville Christmas Parade returns to its original format on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 5-7 p.m.

Planning for the annual Christmas parade is underway, with regi...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Military Liaison earns prestigious Green Certification award

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Bill Harpel, Military Liaison for the City of Clarksville, was presented the Ron Smithfield Persistence Award at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Banquet on Sept. 28.

The award was presented by the Board of the Green Certification Prog...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mayor Presents 2021 Annual Report

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Mayor Joe Pitts has released the City Government’s 2021 Annual Report to the citizens of Clarksville. 

The 38-page document is available for review online at https://online.fliphtml5.com/yarrh/oqfk/. It can also be found at the top of th...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Gas & Water observes national Public Natural Gas Week

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Clarksville Gas & Water will observe the national Public Natural Gas Week, on Friday, Oct. 8. This annual event is celebrated across the nation to build public awareness about the value of having a community-owned natural gas utility. 

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

City cancels Fright on Franklin

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The City of Clarksville has canceled its annual Fright on Franklin event to ensure the current downward trend of COVID cases in Clarksville-Montgomery County can continue.

While local cases of COVID-19 are on a decline, the event presents a unique public h...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

City offers 'Fall Cleanup' during October

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Clarksville Street Department will begin its annual fall cleanup -- essentially free removal of residential yard waste  -- on Oct. 18.

Pickup service will be available to residents within the City limits through Nov. 30 and will include removal of...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Up-to-date project progress added to Transportation 2020+ website

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City Communications has released its latest update to the Transportation 2020+ website where users can see up-to-date progress for each Tier 1 road, sidewalk, and transit project in the Transportation 2020+ Strategy.

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

City to Hold Public Auction

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The City of Clarksville will hold a public auction via Phillip Traylor Auctions to auction off 17 City-owned properties.

What: City of Clarksville Public Auction

When: 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021

Where: William Beach Civic Hall, 350 Pagea...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Employee Spotlight - Steven Coderre and Duncan Cordova

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This week is National Security Guard Appreciation Week, and to celebrate, we will be highlighting the faces of our Security & Loss Prevention team that oversee City Hall, Clarksville Transit System, Clarksville Gas & Water, City Court, Clarksville...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Employee Spotlight - Timothy Wilm and Guy Bowen

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This week is National Security Guard Appreciation Week, and to celebrate, we will be highlighting the faces of our Security & Loss Prevention team that oversee City Hall, Clarksville Transit System, Clarksville Gas & Water, City Court, Clarksville...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Clarksville street cameras back online

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As of Sept. 22, the City of Clarksville’s nine street cameras are once again fully operational after a short hiatus due to a need for replacement.

The cameras, four of which the City launched in 2015, and added five more since, were temporarily disabled wh...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Employee Spotlight - Miguel Placencia and Tressa Baldwin

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This week is National Security Guard Appreciation Week, and to celebrate, we will be highlighting the faces of our Security & Loss Prevention team that oversee City Hall, Clarksville Transit System, Clarksville Gas & Water, City Court, Clarksville...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

City to seal neighborhood streets

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The Clarksville Street Department has contracted Pavement Technology, Inc. to apply surface sealant from Sept. 27 through Oct. 15 to the streets of eight Clarksville neighborhoods.

Neighborhoods affected

  • Aspen Grove
  • Brentwood
  • Locust Run
  • Oakwood
  • Fox Meadow
  • Rossvi...
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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Employee Spotlight - Zechariah McCallister and Matthew Noblin

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This week is National Security Guard Appreciation Week and to celebrate, we will be highlighting the faces of our Security & Loss Prevention team that oversee City Hall, Clarksville Transit System, Clarksville Gas & Water, City Court, Clarksville ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Employee Spotlight - William Welty

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This week is National Security Guard Appreciation Week and to celebrate, we will be highlighting the faces of our Security & Loss Prevention team that oversee City Hall, Clarksville Transit System, Clarksville Gas & Water, City Court, Clarksville ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Linda Gerron named Communications Director

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Linda Gerron has been appointed by Mayor Joe Pitts as the new Communications Director for the City of Clarksville, effective Sept. 7.

As the Communications Director, Gerron will be responsible for coordinating the City’s overall communications st...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Mayor's Message: Remembering 9/11

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September 11, 2001, a day that will forever live in infamy.

This date means many things to a lot of different people. Twenty years ago, some lost their sons and daughters, others lost their parents and friends, and many of us watched as 2,977 lives were lo...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Signalization to be added to Rossview Road

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The City of Clarksville is working with the Tennessee Department of Transportation and QuikTrip to make improvements along the Rossview Road corridor from I-24 to Page Estates.

Widening of Rossview Road is already underway as part of the City’s T...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Council appoints new members to fill vacant seats

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The City Council convened Tuesday, Sept. 7 for a called Special Session to vote on 13 candidates to fill Ward 1 and 5 vacant seats.

Six candidates were voted on by the City Council to fill the Ward 1 seat previously held by Richard Garret. City Attorney La...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Lisa Canfield named City Clerk

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After considering and interviewing several applicants, Lisa Canfield has been named the City Clerk for the City of Clarksville.  Canfield was selected and put forth for Council confirmation by Mayor Joe Pitts. She was confirmed by the Council dur...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

New drive-through COVID testing sites available

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The City of Clarksville and CH Consulting Solutions have teamed up to provide free testing at Heritage Park and Crow Recreation Center in response to the overwhelming need for COVID testing in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

City cancels Riverfest

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The City of Clarksville has canceled the 33rd Annual Riverfest out of an abundance of caution as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Clarksville-Montgomery County, causing a major strain on local medical institutions.

After meeting with local medical and g...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

CTS route information now on Google

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Clarksville Transit System has teamed up with Google to make CTS route information accessible within Google Maps.

This Google Maps integration allows Clarksville locals and visitors to utilize a familiar interface to search for routes and destinations thro...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Clarksville wins Mayors Innovation Design Cohort

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The City of Clarksville has been selected as one of three cities to win a spot in the Mayors Innovation Design Cohort. The Cohort is a national partnership between the American Institute of Architects and the Mayors Innovation Project to help build zero c...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

RPC seeks consultant for Comprehensive Plan

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The Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission has posted a request for proposals seeking an interdisciplinary team to prepare a comprehensive plan that will set the course for the community’s growth over the next two decades.

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Amazon to build fulfillment center in Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Amazon officials announced Wednesday that the company will establish a new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Clarksvi...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

CPD moves into new District 3 Precinct

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Police Department’s new District 3 Precinct is now open to serve the public and improve the working conditions for the district’s officers and detectives.

The new precinct is on a 1.5...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Transit route to service Loaves and Fishes

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Clarksville Transit System will alter Route 613, Madison Street bus service, beginning Monday, Aug. 30 to better accommodate patrons who want to visit the new Loaves and Fishes facility at 825 Crossland Ave.

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Women of Clarksville Expo will be Aug. 28

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Women  from throughout the community are invited to the inaugural Women of Clarksville Expo, an event geared to women’s needs and interests that will include vendors, food trucks, featured speakers and hea...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Residents urged to take transit system survey

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Clarksville Transit System is studying ways to improve bus service and increase ridership and invites area residents to complete a brief online survey.

Overall, CTS is collecting the data to gain a better understanding of transportation needs and trends an...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Local MPO to meet Aug. 19

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Urbanized Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will conduct an in-person voting meeting for its Executive Board at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 19 at the Regional Planning Commission, 329 Main St., Clarksville. ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

City Clerk Sylvia Skinner to retire

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City Clerk Sylvia Skinner will retire September 30 after more than 35 years of service to the citizens, departments and elected leaders of the City of Clarksville.

“It has been my privilege to serve the Ci...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Community to celebrate Emancipation Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Local citizens will celebrate freedom and emancipation during a weekend festival that includes a parade, a block party, awards ceremonies and church services.

Tennessee celebrates Emancipation Day on Aug. 8, the day in 1863 t...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

North Clarksville City Services Center to open Monday

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Need to pay your Clarksville Gas & Water bills? Need to obtain a business license or inquire about your City property taxes, all while staying close to home in North Clarksville? 

Well, neighbors, you’re in luck. A new Nor...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Get ready for back-to-school traffic

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A new school year starts Monday, and local motorists are urged to be ready for increased pedestrian and vehicle traffic around schools, reduced speed limits in school zones, and a return to the road of dozens of big yellow school buses. 

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Clarksville named Tree City USA for 33rd year

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The 2021 Tree City USA rankings have been announced, and Clarksville has been recognized for the 33rd year by the program along with receiving commendation for 16 years of active growth.

Being named a Tree City USA for the 33rd year signifies the City&...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

City secures alternative downtown parking, adds shuttle

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City officials have secured alternative parking lots and implemented a free downtown shuttle service for customers after a report of possible structural damage forced the closing of the Cumberland Plaza Ga...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

UPDATED: Council expected to fill vacant seats in September

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(Correction: Richard Garrett was re-elected to the City Council in 2018, not 2020, and this update corrects election-sequence information in the seventh paragraph.)

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City Council members will choose two new members in Septembe...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Transportation 2020+ moving forward

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Work is under way at City Hall to start making the vision of the Transportation 2020+ Strategy a reality.

After passage of the Fiscal Year 2022 budget in late June, which endorsed the transportation plan and a 20-cent property tax rate increase to fund it,...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

City Communications Director to retire

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Richard V. Stevens, communications director for the City of Clarksville for the past five years, will retire from the position in August, concluding a 40-year career as a journalist, media executive and communicati...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Council backs transportation strategy

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  In a reversal of a previous vote, the City Council voted 8-5 Wednesday to approve Mayor Joe Pitts’  proposed 2022 budget that funds the first phase of a comprehensive long-range transportation and road improvement s...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Police outline traffic plan for July 3 event

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Police Department has announced procedures designed to minimize delays and improve safety for those attending the City of Clarksville’s Independence Day Celebration on July 3 at Liberty Pa...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Mayor proclaims June 2021 as Pride Month in Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts issued a proclamation designating June 2021 as Pride Month in Clarksville.

“Celebrating Pride Month influences awareness and provides support and advocacy for Clarksville&...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

College/N. 2nd Street intersection to be partially closed

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will partially close the intersection of College Street and North Second Street from 7 a.m.  Monday, June 14 to 7 a.m.  Wednesday, June 16 for sewer main line work related to the...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

CPD notes fireworks regulations, safety tips

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Fourth of July is right around the corner, so Clarksville Police are  acquainting residents with information about local fireworks ordinances, state laws and fireworks safety.   

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Committee invites input on legislative agenda

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts has formed a committee of City Council members to work on a City legislative agenda to present to state lawmakers who represent Clarksville and Montgomery County.

Ward 10 Councilperson Stacey Streetm...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

City invites job seekers to Job Fair

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Job seekers are invited to the City of Clarksville’s in-person Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 17 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center to learn about open positions and to discuss job opportunities with...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

City offices to close June 18 to observe Juneteenth

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – For the first time, the City of Clarksville will observe Juneteenth as an official City holiday.

This year, since Juneteenth falls on Saturday, June 19, City employees will have a paid holiday and City offices will c...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

‘Cause for Applause’ honors City staff

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Despite rain and gloomy skies, the stars of the City of Clarksville workforce shone brightly Wednesday morning inside the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

The City’s second annual “Cause for Applause&...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

City court to adopt new orders

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Municipal Court has adopted new courtroom requirements effective May 27 regarding face coverings and social distancing in accordance with an updated order by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

City OKs money for pandemic relief programs

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The City Council recently directed $1.4 million from federal Community Development Block Grant and CARES Act coronavirus relief funding into local programs designed to help people overcome pandemic-related economic challenges.

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

County Health Department to relocate COVID-19 vaccination site

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Montgomery County Health Department will move its COVID-19 vaccination site to Moore Magnet Elementary School, 1350 Madison Street, on Tuesday, June 1. The Moore Magnet site is expected to remain in operation through Jul...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Mayor Pitts offers a Memorial Day message

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As we prepare to observe a solemn Memorial Day, I’m mindful that this is the 20th year our country has been at war in Afghanistan, longer than any other American conflict. Now, with an announced end to the deployment to Afghanistan, we remember ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

CTS to offer free summer rides for youth

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System and the City of Clarksville are offering free summer transportation to young people to help them engage in summer jobs and enrichment programs.

CTS will offer the Summer Youth Free Ride Pr...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Quick facts about Transportation 2020+

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts has proposed a 20-cent property tax increase to fund Tier 1 of the Transportation 2020+ Strategy designed to overcome Clarksville’s pressing transportation improvement needs. Here are some quick facts about the transpo...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Mayor Pitts outlines preliminary 2022 budget

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts presented Monday a preliminary 2022 budget that asks the City Council to support and fund the first phase of a comprehensive transportation and road improvement strategy. 

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Billy Lee named City Fleet Manager

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Mayor Joe Pitts announced Monday that Billy Lee has been named Fleet Manager for the City of Clarksville.

Lee served as Interim Fleet Manager and Garage Manager while a search for a new department head was conducted. His appointment is effective May 17.

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

‘Best Place’ campaign receives GNRC award

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council, in collaboration with the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County, has received an award for its 2019 Best Place to Live Campaign.

The Local Government Award f...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

City to host vendor fair for small businesses

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Purchasing Department will conduct a Reverse Vendor Fair for small businesses interested in providing goods and services to the City.

The fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 16 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Troy Industries coming to Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board is pleased to announce Troy Industries Inc., has chosen to relocate its United States manufacturing headquarters in Clarksville.

Troy Industries has executed a le...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Ray Williams remembered as ‘first-class public servant’

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Retired Deputy Fire Chief Raimon E. “Ray” Williams Jr., who served the citizens of Clarksville for more than 30 years as a firefighter and as a senior leader of Clarksville Fire Rescue, died Friday, April 30, 2021. He was 61...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Council considering water & sewer rate increases

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City Council members are considering water and sewer treatment rate increases proposed by Clarksville Gas & Water designed to cover the costs of building a new water treatment plant and making other necessary i...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Rock blasting starts May 4 at multipurpose event center site

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Rock blasting will begin Tuesday, May 4 and be staged in the late morning and early afternoon each weekday at the Montgomery County multipurpose event center site.

The blasting will be done to prepare the site between First a...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

City to return to in-person meetings

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Meetings of the Clarksville City Council, its committees and other City boards and commissions will return to being conducted  in person after Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday he would not renew his executive order a...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

City invites job seekers to Virtual Job Fair

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Job seekers are invited to the City of Clarksville’s Virtual Job Fair on May 12-13 to learn about open positions and to discuss job opportunities with City Department personnel.

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Exit 8 Athletic Complex plans take shape

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Mayor Joe Pitts and City Department leaders presented details of the Exit 8 Athletic Complex on Monday to a joint meeting of two City Council standing committees considering the proposal -- Parks & Recreation and Finance & Ad...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

First Street to close between College and Main

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A one-block section of First Street from College to Main street will close for at least one year beginning Monday, April 19 while work proceeds on the Multi-Purpose Events Center being built by Montgomery County.

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

City’s annual mosquito control efforts begin

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The annual battle to reduce mosquitos in Clarksville has begun.

Mosquitos can interfere with outdoor work and spoil leisure time at Clarksville’s abundant outdoor venues. More seriously, some mosquitoes can transmit...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Mayor’s Youth Council event location moved

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The Mayor’s Youth Council will convene from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, April 2 at McGregor Park to remember the 220 local lives lost to COVID-19 in Montgomery County.

The Youth Council will place flags in front of McGregor Park’s As the Ri...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Clarksville Faces of Women’s History: Ella Roberts

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(This is the fourth in our weekly series of Clarksville Faces of Women’s History profiles for Women’s History Month.)

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are recognizing the faces of Clarksville who have broken down barriers...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

City to reopen driver services window

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City’s revenue collection office will resume state driver license services on Thursday, April 1.

Citizens will once again be able to drop by the revenue service windows on the first floor at City Hall,...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Mayor’s Youth Council to honor pandemic victims

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The Mayor’s Youth Council will convene from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, April 2 at McGregor Park to remember the 214 local lives lost to COVID-19 in Montgomery County.

The Youth Council will place flags on the grounds of McGregor Park’s Boa...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Nashville State students ride free at CTS

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Transit System now allows students from Nashville State Community College to ride all routes within the system free of charge by showing their student ID as part of the school’s Transportation Assistance Prog...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

American Legion Post 7 honored for service to veterans

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts presented a Certificate of Recognition to American Legion Post 7 and its commander, Charles N. “Chuck” Clark, on Friday for the post’s support of honoring deceased vete...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Clarksville Faces of Women’s History: Carolyn Bowers

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(This is the third in our weekly series of Clarksville Faces of Women’s History profiles for Women’s History Month.)

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are recognizing the faces of Clarksville who have broken down barriers ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Vaccinations now available to people 55+

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The opportunities for COVID-19  vaccinations continue to grow for local residents.

Beginning Friday, March 19  individuals 55-and-older and those in Phase 2a and 2b may begin registering f...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

CTS to unveil technology upgrade

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The Clarksville Transit System will launch a systemwide software upgrade on Monday, March 22. The upgrade will allow passengers to view real-time information about transit vehicle locations, including estimated arrival times, route changes and detours.&am...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Gas & Water promotes two to senior positions

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Gas & Water has promoted two longtime staff members to senior leadership positions.

Dawn Thomack has been named Public Utilities Finance Director, and Patrick Chesney has stepped up to Public Utiliti...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

County Mayor to lift mask order

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Based on data showing vaccinations increasing and COVID-19 cases declining, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett has made the decision to end the mask mandate at 11:59 p.m., March 19.

Public and private health agencies have jo...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

City Court to resume in-person proceedings

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 Clarksville Municipal Court will return to in-person judicial proceedings on March 16, in accord with an updated order by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Clarksville Faces of Women’s History: The Women of Clarksville Federation of Women's Club

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(This is the second in our weekly series of Clarksville Faces of Women’s History profiles for Women’s History Month.)

For Women’s History Month, we are recognizing the faces of Clarksville who have historically broken down bar...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

City completes purchase of Roxy building

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Plans for a modern performing arts center in Downtown Clarksville moved forward last week as the City of Clarksville completed the purchase of the Roxy building at 100 Franklin St.  from Roxy Theatre Produc...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

City offers ‘Spring Cleanup’ during March

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Clarksville Street Department will begin its annual spring cleanup -- essentially free removal of residential yard waste  -- on March 15.

Pickup service will be available to residents within the City limits through April 19 and will include remova...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Guidance issued for fully vaccinated people

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CLARKSVILLE-MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. – Fully vaccinated people can gather with other fully vaccinated individuals indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, according to new guidance distributed Monday by local public health o...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Clarksville Faces of Women’s History: Kim McMillan

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(This is the first in our weekly series of Clarksville Faces of Women's History profiles for Women's History Month.)

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are recognizing the faces of Clarksville that have historically broken do...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Transportation 2020+ reaction mostly positive

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville’s Transportation 2020+ Strategy has been met with a mostly positive reaction, with some 64 percent of citizens who responded to an online survey saying they support or might support the plan, while 36 percent sai...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Franklin Street closed overnight

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Fire Rescue has closed  Franklin Street from Second to First Street to allow for monitoring of  the Blackhorse Pub & Brewery, which was damaged by fire Wednesday.

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

More vaccination sites now available

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  More organizations are administering COVID-19 vaccines in Clarksville-Montgomery County. All sites are working with the Tennessee Department of Health and Montgomery County Health Department and o...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Curbside pickup parking spaces to continue

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Parking Commission will permanently designate four downtown parking spaces -- two on Strawberry Alley and two on Franklin Street -- for curbside pickup of goods ordered from downtown b...

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Posted on: February 27, 2021

Faces of Black History: James Halford

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(This is the final in our series of Clarksville Faces of Black History profiles for Black History Month.)

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – James A. Halford Jr., a natural leader who grew up on Carpenter Street in Clarksville’s Red River Di...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

County mask order extended to March 27

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett signed  Emergency Order #27 on Friday, extending the mandate for all Montgomery County residents to wear face masks in public in an effort to ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Vaccination scheduler may confirm wrong site

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CLARKSVILLE-MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. – The Montgomery County Health Department  COVID-19 vaccination and testing site is at the former SEARS Automotive Center at Governor’s Square Mall. However, those who register at ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

THDA offers help with COVID-19 Rent Relief Act

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Federal money designated in the COVID-19 Rent Relief Act of 2020 is available to support renters who are struggling to pay rent, utilities or other home energy costs because of lost wages and inco...

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Posted on: February 21, 2021

County, City offices to reopen Monday

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CLARKSVILLE-MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. – Montgomery County and Clarksville City government offices will reopen Monday as the community continues its recovery from the effects of last week’s winter storms.

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

City Revenue Office open Saturday

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  As a convenience for property owners who want to pay their City of Clarksville tax bill in person, the Clarksville Finance & Revenue Department will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Fe...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

County, City offices to remain closed Friday

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Montgomery County and Clarksville City government offices will remain closed on Friday as the community deals with the effects of a winter storm, including hazardous travel conditions and icy&n...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

City Court to resume in-person on March 16

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Municipal Court will return to in-person judicial proceedings on March 16, in line with an updated order by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

On Feb. 12, Chief Justice Jeff Bivins revised th...

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

Mayors ask citizens to avoid driving

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. --  Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and first responders urge citizens to stay off area streets and roads amid the expected winter weather.

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

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(This is the second in our weekly series of Clarksville Faces of Black History profiles for Black History Month.)

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

City offices closed Monday for Presidents Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 to observe Presidents Day. 

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

UPDATE: City offices to reopen at 10 a.m. Friday

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville City Government offices will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, as officials continue to monitor winter weather conditions.

City Public Safety and Utility departments will be on duty as usual an...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Street Department prepares for wintry roads

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – With Clarksville under an Ice Storm Warning  from 6 p.m. today until 6 p.m. Thursday, the Clarksville Street Department has prepared equipment and personnel to battle the wintry mix if and when it ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Microvast Power Solutions to locate headquarters in Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Microvast Power Solutions, a Li-ion battery maker, has chosen Clarksville for its U.S. manufacturing headquarters.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board announced Wednesday that Microvast has...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Mayor to present transportation strategy

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts will present a comprehensive transportation and road improvement strategy to the City Council at a special called meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9. The public is invited to view the presentation ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination site moving to Governor’s Square Mall

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CLARKSVILLE,, Tenn. –The Montgomery County Health Department will move  the COVID-19 vaccination and testing site to the former Sears automotive center at Governor’s Square Mall,  2801 Wilma Rudolph Blvd., at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Many City facilities to reopen Monday

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – With coronavirus case numbers declining across the community, the City of Clarksville will reopen recreation centers and some customer service facilities on Monday, Feb. 8.

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Clarksville Faces of Black History

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Ward 6 Councilwoman Wanda Smith, born and raised in Clarksville, continues the traditions of a family that blazed a trail of African-American activism and achievement in our community.

Smith credits her mother, Virginia Martin Hatcher, for teaching her the...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

State seeks input on transportation access

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System invites community members to provide comments and ideas to the State of Tennessee on improving transportation access for people with disabilities, older adults and low-i...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Mayor offers his case for The Roxy

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts is encouraging the City Council to move forward with the purchase and transformation of the Roxy Theatre into a modern downtown performing arts center.

The Council is expected to vote Thursda...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Mayor Pitts proclaims Black History Month

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts issued a proclamation Monday designating February 2021 as Black History Month in Clarksville.

“Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Amer...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

County mask order extended to Feb. 27

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett signed  Emergency Order #26 on Wednesday, extending the mandate for all Montgomery County residents to wear face masks in public in an effort t...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

City leaders remember Bill Forrester

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  William Joseph Forrester, who served Ward 11 with distinction on the Clarksville City Council from 2007 to 2010, died Friday, Jan. 15 at Skyline Medical Center.

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

King’s ‘Other America’ message resonates anew

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Around Monday’s national holiday celebrating the birth of Martin Luther King Jr., we pause to reflect on the life and legacy of the civil rights leader. He had a special insight and clarity, and many of the words...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

City offices to close for M.L. King Jr. Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, Jan. 18 to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

City Public Safety departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

State expands options for making COVID-19 vaccination appointments

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The State of Tennessee opened a new website portal and added a phone number Wednesday to improve appointment services for COVID-19 vaccinations.

The website for Clarksville and Montgomery County can be accessed at &a...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Charles W. Smith takes oath of office

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Municipal Court Judge Charles W. Smith took the oath of office via online conference Monday afternoon.

Judge Smith was unopposed for re-election in the Nov. 3 City Election and will serve for a s...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

City Council to be sworn in at 4 p.m. on Jan. 5

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CLARKSVILLE, >Tenn. – Seven newly elected Clarksville City Council members will be sworn in at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5 during a special called meeting in the Council Chambers.

Mayor Joe Pitts gave the new members the option of attendin...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Donations sought for wreaths to honor veterans

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Local Wreaths Across America supporters invite the community to contribute now to ensure the success of National Wreaths Across America Day 2021.

City officials and local volunteers honored veteran...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

City offices to close New Year’s Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Friday, Jan. 1 to observe New Year’s Day.

City Public Safety departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Revenue Office, City Court to close service windows at City Hall

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville’s Revenue Office and Clarksville Municipal Court will close their service windows in the lobby of City Hall next week to help reduce the resurgent spread of coronavirus infec...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Hilborn promoted to City Project Manager

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  John Hilborn, a building contractor with a wealth of experience in Clarksville, has been promoted to City Project Manager.

"John brings a depth of experience to the position of Project Manager...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

County mask order extended to Jan. 29

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett signed Emergency Order #25 on Monday, extending the mandate for all Montgomery County residents to wear face masks in public in an e...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

County, City frontline workers get vaccines

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A group of 10 first responders and public safety personnel from Montgomery County and the City of Clarksville received the first Moderna COVID-19 vaccines last  week at the County Emergency Operati...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

Mayor's Christmas message: See a need, meet a need, no hesitation

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By JOE PITTS

Mayor of Clarksville

I have been deeply blessed by my loving and giving parents. My dad, who passed in 2018, and my mother, who is still alive and kicking, were always very generous and never ignored a need around them.  

For example, a...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Mayor presents Clarksville Annual Report

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts has released City Government’s first annual report to the citizens of Clarksville. 

The document is available for review online at https://online.fliphtm...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Citizens urged to reach City online, by phone

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Citizens are urged to communicate with City of Clarksville Departments and offices by using online services, email, telephones, mail and drive-up windows and drop boxes to help reduce the resurgent spread of coronav...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

City offices to close Dec. 24-25 for Christmas

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25 to observe Christmas.

City Public Safety Departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Mayors urge businesses to stress masking

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Law enforcement agencies and building inspection departments for Montgomery County and the City of Clarksville will begin stressing that businesses must post signs requiring the public to wear face coverings.

 

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Wreaths will honor veterans buried at Riverview

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City officials and local volunteers will honor veterans laid to rest at Riverview Cemetery with the placement of balsam wreaths on their graves as part of National Wreaths Across America Day 2020.

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Gas & Water, Building & Codes to close service lobbies after COVID-19 spike

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will close customer service center lobbies to lower the health risk to employees and the public after a recent sharp increase in active COVID-19 cases in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

County mask order extended to Dec. 29

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett signed Emergency Order #24  on Wednesday, extending the mandate for all Montgomery County residents to wear face masks in public in an effort to reduce the spread of COV...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

City prevails in Greenway lawsuit

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville has prevailed in its defense against a lawsuit seeking damages after a bicycling injury on the Clarksville Greenway.

Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Ross H. Hicks on Nov. 30 granted the...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

City releases new mobile app for website

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City’s Information Technology Department has created a smartphone application that puts municipal information at the fingertips of Clarksvillians.

The application is a mobile-friendly version of the Ci...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Ceremony to honor veterans buried at Riverview

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Local volunteers will honor veterans laid to rest at Riverview Cemetery with the reading of names and placement of balsam wreaths on their graves as part of National Wreaths Across America Day 2020.

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Drive-through Christmas Parade this Saturday

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The 2020 Drive-Through Clarksville Christmas Parade will be from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5 on Riverside Drive.

The Clarksville Christmas Parade traditionally winds through downtown Clarksville while thousands of spectators...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

CTS honoring Rosa Parks this week

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System is reserving a seat for Rosa Parks, the Civil Rights activist who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, on its buses this week.

On Monday, CTS placed a poster showing a portrait of Parks in ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

David Smith named Building & Codes Director

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  David Smith has been named Director of the Clarksville Building & Codes Department after serving as Interim Director since June 2019.

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

As we give thanks, let’s keep our celebrations safe

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Mayor of Clarksville

Like nearly everything in 2020, Thanksgiving will be affected by the challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, my advice to everyone is, let’s take the necessary precautions to keep our celebra...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

City offices to close for Thanksgiving

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  All City of Clarksville administrative offices will close Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 to observe Thanksgiving. Most City Departments, with the exception of CDE Lightband, will close at noon Wednesday, Nov...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

County Mayor extends mask order

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett signed  Emergency Order #22  on Friday, extending the mandate for all Montgomery County residents to wear face masks in public in an effort to reduce the spread...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

City tax payments are due by Feb. 28

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville real and personal property taxes are due by Feb. 28, 2021. Tax bills, which are sent to the owner of the property as of Jan. 1, 2020, were mailed in late October.

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

CFR breaks ground on maintenance garage

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville leaders broke ground Thursday on a new maintenance garage at Clarksville Fire Rescue’s Station 1 to provide a modern facility for upkeep and repair of the agency’s complicated equipm...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

CTS buses to roll on Veterans Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System buses will run regular routes on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 and maintain operating hours of 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The CTS office, along with other City offices, will be closed. 

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Mayor Pitts: Veterans have earned our thanks and support

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I consider it a high honor to serve as Mayor of the City of Clarksville, the home of Fort Campbell and a large number of military veterans and their families.

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

City offices to close Nov. 11 for Veterans Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Wednesday, Nov. 11 to observe Veterans Day. Public Safety departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

CTS offers free bus rides on Election Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System is offering free fares on Tuesday, Nov. 3 for riders to exercise their right to vote on Election Day.

All routes will operate fare-free from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

City’s financial report earns top award

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Finance & Revenue Department has earned the highest possible recognition for excellence in preparing the City’s annual financial report.

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

UPDATED: County Mayor extends mask order

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett signed Emergency Order #22 on Friday, restoring the mandate for all Montgomery County residents to wear face masks in public in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.&nb...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Community Development extends CDBG grant deadline

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City’s Office of Housing & Community Development has extended the grant application deadline for its Fiscal Year 2021-22 Community Development Block Grant funds.  

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Community Development invites CDBG grant applications

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The City of Clarksville’s Office of Housing & Community Development will be  accepting grant applications for its Fiscal Year 2021-22 Community Development Block Grant funds.  

The applications period will be from 8 a.m. Feb...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

City wants to distribute COVID-related grants

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville’s Office of Housing & Community Development is inviting organizations to apply for special Community Development Block Grants that address COVID-19 impacts.

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Richview Road, Warfield Boulevard lane closures planned

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water contractors will begin work at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27 to raise and lower water valve boxes and manholes on Richview Road and Warfield Boulevard in preparation for an upcoming Tennessee Department of T...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Briarwood Drive area wide water outage planned

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has planned a water outage on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 10 p.m. on Briarwood Drive and vicinity for water valve replacement work.

The water outage will affect the following streets.

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Posted on: September 4, 2021

Main Street to be closed for fire hydrant installation

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has planned nighttime road closures in the downtown area on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 7-8, for fire hydrant installation work related to the multi-purpose event center project.

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Utility project to close Main & North 1st streets

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will close two streets in the downtown area overnight on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 9-10, for water main installation work.

The work will take place over two nights beginning at 7 p.m. and wrapping u...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Gas & Water phone and network service restored

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Gas & Water has resolved the phone and network service outage that began early Wednesday. Technicians worked diligently over two days to pinpoint and correct the source of the outage and ha...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Gas & Water phone and network outage continues

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Gas & Water is experiencing an ongoing phone and network service outage that began early Wednesday, Aug. 4. The outage affects department and customer access to account information for online and pa...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Gas & Water phones are temporarily down

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UPDATE: Gas & Water is also experiencing a network outage and cannot access customer account information for bill payments or other customer transactions.

The 2215 Madison St. night deposit payment drop off at the South Service Center is open; however,...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Gas & Water announces kiosk payment option

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water is pleased to announce a free and convenient kiosk “Pay Site” for customers to pay utility bills. 

Pay Site machines are in several 24-hour Hi-Road Convenience Stores, ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Annual fire hydrant flushing and testing underway

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Citywide annual fire hydrant flushing and testing began today, April 5, by Clarksville Fire Rescue personnel and will continue throughout all areas of Clarksville through late May.

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Gas & Water observes Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will observe the national Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18, 2021.  The national day of recognition was officially established in 2015 by the American Public Gas Association (APGA) and i...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Peachers Mill Road lane to be closed for utility line work

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Gas & Water will close the outer northbound lane on Peachers Mill Road on Monday, March 15, at 6 a.m. for the next five weeks, from near Amanda Drive to 100 feet past the Peachers Mill Road Bridge at the Little West Fork River for natural gas utility ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Gas & Water offices reopened Monday

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water administration and engineering offices including customer service centers, have reopened for normal operations on Monday, Feb. 22, after closing last week due to unprecedented weather conditions.

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Gas & Water's sewer manhole rehabilitation contract work to begin

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water contractor, CTR Coatings of Knoxville, Tennessee, is scheduled to begin sewer manhole rehabilitation work on Monday, Jan. 25, in various locations throughout Clarksville over the next several mont...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Gas & Water to close service lobbies after COVID-19 spike

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will close customer service center lobbies to lower the health risk to employees and the public after a recent sharp increase in active COVID-19 cases in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

City offices to close June 18 to observe Juneteenth

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City of Clarksville offices will be closed and City employees will have a paid holiday on Friday, June 18 to observe Juneteenth as an official City holiday.

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Building & Codes to close Tuesday afternoon

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Building & Codes inspectors and office personnel will close at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 15 for an afternoon of training.

Same-day inspections will cease at 11 a.m. that day and in-office bill payments wi...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

City offices to close for Memorial Day

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, May 31 to observe Memorial Day.

City Public Safety departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

MPO to meet June 4

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Executive Board and voting members of the Clarksville Urbanized Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 4. The public is invited to view the meeting online.

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Annual Christmas Light Run returns to McGregor Park!

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host its third annual Christmas Light Run presented by Fleet Feet from 4:30 - 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11 at McGregor Park.

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Halloween at Fort Defiance returns Oct. 29

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Prepare yourself for haunting historical tales of woe and terror! Fort Defiance will be hosting its annual Halloween at the Fort from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29. The event is open to all ages but recommended for ages 8 and ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Winners announced for 2021 Barbeque Bash

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CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee – The City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department hosted Clarksville’s fifth annual Clarksville Barbeque Bash on Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. The Barbecue Bash featured a barbecue...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

2021 BBQ Bash fires up October 9

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host its annual BBQ Bash from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. The event is presented by Blue Cord Realty and TriStar Beverage of Clarksville...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Cardboard boat Regatta returns to Riverfest

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Registration is open for the annual Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta sponsored by Water Dogs Scuba & Safety LLC. The event will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at the McGregor Park Boat Ramp. 

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

City seeks input on plan for neighborhood park

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department wants citizens to offer ideas about amenities to be included in the soon-to-be-developed Beech Street Park in the New Providence neighborhood.

That discussion will get underwa...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Fortification expert to speak at Fort Defiance

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center will host a new event, The Bones of Fort Defiance, at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15. No registration or fees are required.

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Generation Radio to headline Riverfest 2021

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Generation Radio, a supergroup featuring legendary musicians from Rascal Flatts, Journey and Chicago, will be the featured act at the 33rd annual Riverfest celebration at McGregor Park.

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Billy Dunlop Park to close temporarily for Scout event

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Billy Dunlop Park will be closed August 4-6 to accommodate a Scout event. The park will reopen at noon on August 6.

The Blueway access point will be closed during this event. Robert Clark Park and its access point also will b...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Predator decoys battle geese at Liberty Park

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Liberty Park is a great place for picnics, exercise, playtime, and to enjoy nature, but the geese that typically migrate in and out of the area are making the park their full-time home and causing problems for park patrons a...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

City to host Independence Day celebration

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville will present its annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 3 at Liberty Park. The free event will include a live concert, activities and a fireworks show.

Liberty Park will open at 5 p.m. w...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Movies in the Park returns June 12 with ‘Sing’

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation announces its second Movies in the Park event of the season presented by Kyrstin Frate with Keller Williams. 

“Sing” will be shown on Saturday, June 12 at Herita...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Liberty Park Pond to close for Fishing Rodeo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) Youth Fishing Rodeo will take place Saturday, June 12 at the Liberty Park pond. Effective Friday, June 4, the pond will be closed to public fishing in preparation for the event. ...

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Posted on: May 29, 2021

Queen City Road Race winners announced

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The annual Queen City Road Race returned as an in-person event on Saturday, May 29 at Liberty Park.

The race, which is traditionally held at Austin Peay State University, changed venues and featured a 10K, 5K, and one-mile ro...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Queen City Road Race returns as an in-person event

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The annual Queen City Road Race returns as an in-person event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 29 at Liberty Park.

The event, which is traditionally held at Austin Peay State University, will change venues and feature a 1...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Fort Defiance to host Civil War Medical Display

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host its annual Civil War Medical display from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 29 at Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

This free, educational event is open to the...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Clarksville Downtown Market opens May 15

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – After being voted the 2020 No. 1 Market in America by the American Farmland Trust, the Clarksville Downtown Market will have its 2021 grand opening at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 15 at Public Square. The first 1,000 guests will ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Fort Defiance to host March to the Past

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Ever wondered what 19th century life was like? Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center will host March to the Past  from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 8 to give you a glimpse into that time.

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Riverfest applications being accepted

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville’s 33rd annual Riverfest will return to an in-person event Sept. 9-11. Applications for vendors, entertainers, artists and more are being accepted at ClarksvilleRiverfest.com through June 11....

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Fun with Fido returns to Liberty Park

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Have a dog that loves to socialize? Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host Fun with Fido, presented by Riley’s Pet Market, from 7 a.m to 11 a.m. on May 8 at King’s Run Bark Park in Liberty Park.

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Mayor's Summer Night Lights seeks partners

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation is seeking organizations and volunteers for the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights, an annual program that provides purposeful, positive and popular activities for young people.

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Movies in the Park to return

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation has announced the return of Movies in the Park, presented by Kyrstin Frate of Keller Williams Realty. The popular event series is set to feature a movie each month at dusk from May through ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

City to celebrate new Red River East Trailhead

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville will celebrate National Trails Day by hosting a grand opening of the new Red River East Trailhead from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 24 at 820 Kraft Street.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Riverboat to dock at McGregor Park

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The American Duchess riverboat will dock at the McGregor Park boat ramp on Sunday, April 11 and depart on Tuesday, April 13 as part of a private cruise along the Cumberland River. River access via the boat ramp will be tempo...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Clarksville to assist ‘Plant a Tree for Tennessee’

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville is partnering with the Tennessee Environmental Council to help distribute bare-root seedlings for the “Plant a Tree for Tennessee” event from 9 a.m. to noon at Edith Pettus Park on...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

City tennis facilities receive USTA Tennessee grant

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Swan Lake Tennis Complex at 2002 Sanders Road received significant equipment upgrades thanks to a $10,000 grant from the United States Tennis Association Tennessee that will be split between the City of Clarksville and A...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Filmmakers sought for Clarksville Film Festival

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Do you dream of being a Hollywood director? Do you have a talent for cinematography? Clarksville Parks and Recreation is looking for you and your team to compete in the Clarksville Film Festival, sponsored...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Parks & Recreation to close some facilities

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Parks & Recreation will close some indoor facilities and its main office to the public until Jan. 21, 2021, as part of the City’s efforts to follow Executive Order No. 70 issued b...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Billy Dunlop Park renovation earns award

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Parks & Recreation received a Four Star Award from the Tennessee Recreation & Parks Association for renovation of the pavilion at Billy Dunlop Park.

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Christmas Parade will be a drive-through experience

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The 2020 Clarksville Christmas Parade will be a drive-through experience because of the COVID-19 pandemic, City of Clarksville City Montgomery County officials announced after deliberating how to continue the tradition while...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Clarksville-Montgomery County submit joint grant application

The City of Clarksville and Montgomery County intend to submit a joint application for the 2021 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $69,255, with the funds to be shared between the County and the City for law enforcement and public safety acti...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

#WorkingWednesday - Tiffany Kaiser

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This week’s #WorkingWednesday features Tiffany Kaiser, Bus Operator at Clarksville Transit System.

Tiffany has been with CTS for two years and during her time with the department, she has proven to be a hard worker. She always brings a good attit...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

#WorkingWednesday - Johnny Randsell

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This week’s #WorkingWednesday features Johnny Randsell, Sergeant over the Community Relations Unit (CRU) at the Clarksville Police Department.

Johnny has been with the Clarksville Police Department for 27 years serving in various capacities such ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

#WorkingWednesday - Lori McNulty

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This week’s #WorkingWednesday features Lori McNulty, Code Enforcement Officer at Clarksville Building & Codes.

Lori started her career with the City in 2016 as a Loss Prevention Officer. She changed departments in 2017, joining Clarksville Bu...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

#WorkingWednesday - Michaela Davis

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This week’s #WorkingWednesday features Michaela Davis, Lead Customer Service Representative, at Clarksville Gas & Water. 

Michaela began her career with Gas & Water in 2002 as a Customer Service Representative (CSR) in the South ...

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