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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Arbor Day tree seedling giveaway Friday, March 1, at Liberty Park

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville residents will be able to receive up to five, free tree seedlings per person on Friday, March 1, at this year’s Arbor Day Celebration at Liberty Park.

The event is hosted by The Clarksville Tree Board an...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

IRS announces tax relief for taxpayers impacted by severe storms and tornadoes in Tennessee

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has announced tax relief for individuals and businesses in parts of Tennessee affected by severe storms and tornadoes that began on Dec. 9. These taxpayers now have until June 17, 2024, to file various f...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

FEMA Specialists Offer Free Rebuilding Advice in Montgomery County

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – FEMA is offering Tennessee residents free advice on how to rebuild stronger and safer against storms.

The service is offered at the following locations in Montgomery County at Home Depot (2630 Wilma Rudolph Blvd) from 7 a.m. ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Measure creates Arts, Culture & Tourism (ACT) Authority in City of Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -The City of Clarksville is considering creating by Resolution, an "ACT (Arts, Culture & Tourism) Authority", that would become the entity through which all arts and heritage, culture and tourism in the City gain funding a...

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

City of Clarksville plants 50 trees at Heritage Park thanks to TAEP grant

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Each year, the City of Clarksville Forestry Division applies for and receives the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) grant, which is a matching cost share grant through a partnership with the Tennessee Departme...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Celebrating Black History Month: Meet Justin Radford

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Next up in our African Americans in the Arts series, we have contemporary gospel artist Justin Radford.

A musician, producer, songwriter and minister, Justin blends classic worship & praise with hip-hop and R&B influences to create a sound all his ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 13, 2020

New black satin powder coating for downtown Clarksville furniture and lights

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The Clarksville Street Department is temporarily removing downtown Clarksville outdoor furniture beginning this week.

Street Department Director David Smith said the furniture pieces are being sent off to Powder Coat Art, in Lebanon, Tennessee, fo...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Celebrating Black History Month: Meet DJ Pryor

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We continue our African Americans in the Arts series with none other than comedian, actor, speaker and writer, DJ Pryor.

Originally from Petersburg, Virginia, DJ moved to Clarksville due to his father’s military service as a child.

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Clarksvillians invited to seek appointment to Boards and Commissions

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The City of Clarksville is preparing to make appointments to several Boards and Commissions that serve various public needs and interests.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and City Clerk Lisa Canfield are accepting recommendations for appointments, either from ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Disaster Recovery Centers Closed on Presidents Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Disaster Recovery Centers operating in Tennessee for tornado recovery will close temporarily Monday, Feb. 19, for the Presidents Day federal holiday.

These centers provide a central location where disaster survivors can meet with perso...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Manna Cafe warming center to be open Friday, February 16 through Sunday, February 18

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Due to forecasted wintry weather and below freezing temperatures the Manna Cafe Warming Center will be open. People needing shelter are encouraged to come in and enjoy a hot meal and a warm place to sleep. 

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

City offices closed Monday for Presidents Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - City of Clarksville offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of Presidents Day.

Public safety departments will be on duty as usual, Monday, and all essential city services will continue. 

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

I-24 Exit 1 Traffic Lighting Now Operational

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Traffic lights at Exit 1 of Interstate 24 are now installed and operational, as part of an effort to improve motor vehicle traffic flows and safety in that vicinity.

The announcement from Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and the Clarksville Street Department le...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

TEMA, FEMA Continue Work on Tennessee Tornado Recovery

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The deadline for Tennesseans to apply for FEMA assistance after the Dec. 9, 2023, storms and tornadoes has passed but Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and FEMA continue helping survivors and communities recover from the...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Celebrating Black History Month: Meet Kellee Halford

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Next up in our African Americans in the Arts series is Kellee Halford.

A Clarksville native, Kellee is a professional vocalist, session singer, vocal producer and contractor. She has performed with artists across a broad range of genres from classical to r...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Celebrating Black History Month: Reading "The Quickest Kid in Clarksville"

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Join us this February as we celebrate "African Americans in the Arts." 

Join Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts in reading 'The Quickest Kid in Clarksville," by  Pat Zietlow Miller, a wonderful children's book ab...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Celebrating Black History Month: Meet Clarence Cameron White

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Continuing our ‘African Americans in the Arts' series, we have a Clarksvillian that truly made history.

Clarence Cameron White  (August 10, 1880 – June 30, 1960) was a concert violinist and classical composer....

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Michelle Austin named Director of Clarksville Neighborhood & Community Services

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Michelle Austin has been elevated to the permanent title of Director of Clarksville Neighborhood & Community Services (CNCS), effective immediately.

She is a lifelong resident of Clarksville, with 25 years of experience in public service at the state a...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Property taxes due in February, Finance and Revenue adds Saturday hours

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.- The City of Clarksville Finance and Revenue Department will be open on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through the month of February, beginning this Saturday.

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts receives special recognition from 160th SOAR

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Yesterday, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, alongside Montgomery County Mayor Wes Golden, received a special recognition from Fort Campbell's 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment for their efforts in honoring the five Night Stalkers whose lives...
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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Celebrating Black History Month: Meet Ellis E. Fowler

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Today marks the beginning of Black History Month 2024, a time when we as a nation recognize and celebrate the contributions of African Americans to U.S. history.

Each year, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) sets a n...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

State Department of Commerce & Insurance coming to help Clarksville tornado victims

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The State of Tennessee is currently working closely with the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County to assist residents affected by the December 9, 2023, Clarksville tornado.

There are cases where some tornado victims may be struggling with their privat...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Clarksville Street Department repairing potholes inside City

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The City of Clarksville Street Department is working this week to repair City streets after rounds of freezing and thawing weather have caused an abundance of potholes.

This work in the City limits is one part of a broader effort across the region to repai...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

City of Clarksville seeks relief, support from valued insurance industry for tornado victims

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and the City’s Long-Term Tornado Recovery Task Force chaired by Michelle Austin, Interim Director of Clarksville Neighborhood and Community Services, are appealing to private insurance companies ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

SBA to hold Tornado Recovery Resource Fair in Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - In the wake of severe storms and tornadoes that impacted many counties in Tennessee on Dec. 9, a collaborative effort is underway to support survivors with resources, to help them rebuild their lives one step at a time.&n...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

United then, and now: Downtown Clarksville tornado, 25 years ago, remembered

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A quarter-century ago, on January 22, 1999, at 4:15 a.m., a powerful F4 tornado struck the heart of Clarksville.

It was a history-making natural disaster that caused the collapse of many treasured structures in the historic downtown area, before dissipatin...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

City of Clarksville offices closed at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - City of Clarksville government offices will close at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 due to concerns about road conditions after wintry precipitation, and temperatures plummeting after sundown. 

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

City of Clarksville offices to open at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - City of Clarksville government offices will be open at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19, to allow more time for roads to clear after additional light accumulations of wintry precipitation fell on Thursday.

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

City of Clarksville offices closed at noon Thursday, Jan. 18

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - City of Clarksville government offices closed at noon Thursday, Jan. 18 due to a winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service. 

Essential city public safety personnel will be on duty as usual and all...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

City of Clarksville offices to open at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - City of Clarksville government offices will be open at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, to allow additional time for roads to clear after the early-week winter storm.

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Posted on: January 15, 2024

City of Clarksville offices closed Tuesday, Jan. 16

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - City of Clarksville government offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16 due to unsafe road conditions. 

Essential city public safety personnel will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

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Posted on: January 14, 2024

Winter Storm Warning in effect from National Weather Service

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn - A winter storm warning has been issued for Clarksville and the surrounding areas by the National Weather Service. This warning is in effect from 6 p.m. this evening until 6 a.m. Tuesday,

Heavy snowfall is possible during this period wit...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

City of Clarksville prepares for potential winter weather

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - The City of Clarksville encourages residents to take appropriate precautions as they prepare for the first winter weather of 2024, which experts have predicted will occur January 14-16 (Sunday-Tuesday).

As of Friday morning,&a...

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

Clarksville Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with inclusivity and service

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The following is a commentary from the desk of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, at the arrival of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., federal holiday:

On Monday, January 15, our great City of Clarksville, Tennessee, will join the rest of the nation in observing a...

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

City offices to close January 15 to observe Martin Luther King Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.

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

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

City of Clarksville extends Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) deadline

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - To support local nonprofits and tornado recovery efforts, the City of Clarksville has extended the deadline to apply for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds. 

Applications for its fiscal year 2024-25 CDBG f...

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Posted on: December 28, 2023

City offices to close Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, Jan. 1, in observance of the New Year.

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

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

City to offer Christmas tree recycling

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville Building & Facilities Maintenance Department - Forestry Division, the Clarksville Tree Board, and CDE Lightband will offer Clarksville residents fresh-cut Christmas tree recycli...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

David Smith named Director of Clarksville Street Department

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - David Smith has been elevated to the permanent title of Director of the Clarksville Street Department.

Smith has compiled a combined 18 years working for the City of Clarksville. During that time, he has held leadership positions with ...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Kiana’s House celebrates opening with ribbon-cutting ceremony

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Kiana’s House, a new, 1,600-square-foot facility offering transitional housing for foster children in Department of Children’s Services care, celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2023

Clarksville is united and determined in recovery, one week after tornado

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The following is a statement from Joe Pitts, Mayor of the City of Clarksville, one week after the Clarksville tornado of Dec. 9, 2023.

One week ago today, a devastating tornado struck in areas of the northern part of the City of Clarksville.

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

City of Clarksville to honor memory of veterans buried at Riverview Cemetery

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Wreaths Across America, an annual Christmas season observance honoring the contributions of veterans buried at the City of Clarksville's Riverview Cemetery, will be held Saturday, Dec. 16.

Ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. Evergreen Christmas wreaths will be plac...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

Storm Relief Resource Guide

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - As the Clarksville community continues to recover from the tornado event that occurred over the weekend, a number of local organizations and businesses have come forward to offer assistance. Please see our Tornado Resource webpage&nb...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

Clarksville, Montgomery County mobilize volunteers for tornado cleanup

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - A coordinated volunteer cleanup effort in areas where extensive Clarksville tornado damage has occurred begins Monday morning, December 11, at 8 a.m.

Volunteers are asked to gather beginning at that time, at Mosaic Church, 1020 Garrettsbu...

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Posted on: December 8, 2023

City of Clarksville creates webpage tracking for Accessibility Enhancements

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The City of Clarksville has launched a City Website Dashboard to track goals and progress in its aggressive and forward-thinking Accessibility Enhancement capital project. 

This capital project, created by the Clarksville City Council in 2023, all...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

Clarksville City Council honors TN Synergy Girls Softball

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At the Dec. 7, 2023, regular session of the Clarksville City Council, the TN Synergy 2012 Girls Softball Team was presented a Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Clarksville.

The certificate was presented in recognition of the team's outs...

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

Regional Planning Commission seeks input on Comprehensive Plan for Growth

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WHERE WILL WE BE IN THE NEXT 20 YEARS? 
The new Clarksville-Montgomery County Comprehensive Plan is the long-range policy document to guide land use, growth, and development.
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Posted on: December 5, 2023

As City parking garage work continues, some street closures announced

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City of Clarksville Projects Manager John Hilborn announced this week that, as construction on the City’s new downtown parking garage continues at First and Commerce streets, related utility work in Spring Alley is scheduled to be completed by F...

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Posted on: December 2, 2023

Free downtown parking Friday-Monday in December

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CLARKSVILLE, TN. – Throughout the month of December,  the City of Clarksville will waive downtown parking fees Friday to Monday to promote shopping locally during the holiday season.

This promotion was inspired by “Local Busine...

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Posted on: November 29, 2023

Mayor Pitts, City of Clarksville join SafeHouse in Phase 1 facility opening

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A safe, and comfortable new place of refuge is now available for victims of domestic violence in the Clarksville area, after Urban Ministries SafeHouse officially opened Phase 1 of its highly anticipated new facility this week.

 

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Posted on: November 21, 2023

Thanksgiving reflections: We can count our blessings in the family of Clarksville

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Thankfulness, and gratitude are expressions with emotion that come into focus this week, in our thoughts and conversations, wherever people gather to reflect, or even alone in silence.

We have arrived at another season of Thanksgiving in Clarksville and Mo...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

City offices to close for Thanksgiving

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CLARKSVILLE, TN. –  All City of Clarksville administrative offices will close Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

City of Clarksville to Host Community Development Block Grant Application Workshop

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville is pleased to announce a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application Workshop scheduled for Monday, November 27, 2023, at the Burt Cobb Recreation Center, 1011 Franklin St.

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

Clarksville Tree Board named best in the state for 2023

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The TN Urban Forestry Council, whose mission is to inspire and empower people to develop, grow and sustain vibrant, healthy and productive urban community forests, has selected the Clarksville Tree Board as the top tree board in the stat...

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Posted on: November 8, 2023

In Clarksville, Tennessee, We Remember and Honor Our Veterans - Our Family

Mayor Joe Pitts

The following is a column written from the office of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts:

From growing up in the beautiful City of Clarksville, Tennessee, I know that it has always been understood, and reinforced to generations young and old in my hometown, that V...

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Posted on: November 7, 2023

City offices to close November 10 for Veterans Day

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CLARKSVILLE, TN –  City of Clarksville offices will close Friday, Nov. 10 to observe the Veterans Day federal holiday.

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

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Longtime Clarksville City Attorney Lance Baker announces retirement

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Clarksville City Attorney Lance Baker has announced that he is retiring after a long tenure in the post.

Baker’s retirement becomes effective May 1, 2024. He began working as City Attorney in August 2008.

He leaves City Hall in the coming Spring after earni...

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Posted on: October 31, 2023

City of Clarksville developing safety action plan

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CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE – The City of Clarksville is developing a Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Safety Action Plan to help prevent roadway fatalities and serious injuries for all users including motorists, pedestrians, cyclists, and publi...

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Posted on: October 30, 2023

Bus route temporarily suspended by Clarksville Transit

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Due to a shortage of drivers, Clarksville Transit System will temporarily limit the number of buses on the Cunningham Loop route, effective Nov. 13.

Beginning Nov. 13, Cunningham Loop buses will switch from an every half-hour schedule, to...

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Posted on: October 27, 2023

City of Clarksville Internal Audit Department earns excellent rating

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The City of Clarksville’s Internal Audit Department was recognized for excellence in a recent peer review.

The Association of Local Government Auditors concluded in its peer review that, the City of Clarksville’s Internal Audit Departme...

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

City of Clarksville offers document shredding services Nov. 4

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville is hosting a Shred Day event for the citizens of Clarksville, at City Hall on November, 4, 2023, from 9 a.m. - noon.

Shred Day offers an opportunity to properly dispose of sensitive information while having the pap...

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Posted on: October 23, 2023

Clarksville Gas & Water provides leadership with diversity training

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As the City of Clarksville cultivates a diverse, and inclusive workforce, the initiatives of the City’s Gas & Water Department to that end are being applauded.

Gas & Water General Manager Mark Riggins met with Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2023

Korean-American Association President visits Clarksville City Hall

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Kon Kenney, President of the Korean-American Association of Clarksville, visited with Mayor Joe Pitts at City Hall, on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 18, 2023.

The two discussed ongoing partnerships between Clarksville and Gunpo, South Korea, which is Clarksvil...

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Posted on: October 18, 2023

City of Clarksville kicks off 2023 Wreaths Across America campaign

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CLARKSVILLE, TN – The City of Clarksville is hosting a wreath-laying ceremony for the service members resting at Riverview Cemetery during National Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday, Dec. 16 to remember and honor their legacy and service.

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Posted on: October 17, 2023

From public safety to parks, more progress on City capital projects

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The City of Clarksville continues to make significant headway on a variety of budgeted capital projects, as summarized in the latest report from the City's Project Manager's office.
"As our City continues to grow, so, too, should our...
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Posted on: October 9, 2023

Street Department to offer fall cleanup, yard waste removal

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville Street Department will begin its annual fall cleanup on Monday, October 16th, 2023.  This service will be available to residents within the City limits free of charge, and continue through Monday, Decembe...

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Posted on: October 6, 2023

Clarksville Water System earns fifth perfect score

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water earned a perfect score of 100 on its recent water system sanitary survey conducted by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC). 

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Posted on: October 5, 2023

City of Clarksville Finance Dept. receives highest honors in government accounting

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has once again awarded the City of Clarksville with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its annual comprehensive fina...

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Posted on: September 26, 2023

Learn how to become a vendor with the City of Clarksville

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It's time again for the City of Clarksville Reverse Vendor Fair!
The city invites all local and regional business owners to the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Tuesday, Oct 17 to learn how they can have the City of Clarksville as their newest client...
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Posted on: September 18, 2023

City of Clarksville, local DAR chapter recognize U.S. Constitution Week

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts presented a proclamation on Monday, September 18, 2023, to the local Captain William Edmiston Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), in recognition of U.S. Constitution Week.

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

City property tax bills to arrive early this year

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The City of Clarksville's 2023 property tax bills will be arriving early this year.

“This week we have sent approximately 58,000 property tax bills to our printing company, and they should be arriving in citizens' mailboxes with...

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Posted on: September 11, 2023

Clarksville, Montgomery County remembers 9/11

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Patriot's Day, September 11, is a day of remembrance. 

Thank you for helping us remember all of those who made the ultimate sacrifice 22 years ago. May we never forget!

Thank you, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County ...
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Posted on: August 31, 2023

City offices to close September 4 to observe Labor Day

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City offices to close September 4 to observe Labor Day

CLARKSVILLE, TN. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, Sept. 4 to observe the Labor Day federal holiday.

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Posted on: August 30, 2023

Public invited to meeting about two City sidewalk projects

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A public meeting about two sidewalk construction projects that are planned by the City of Clarksville is scheduled for Tuesday, September 5, from 3 - 4 p.m. at the Clarksville Street Department, 199 10th Street.

The City is in the process of pursuing Feder...

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Posted on: August 28, 2023

Aerial photo shows construction on Clarksville's second water treatment plant

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville’s second water treatment plant in North Clarksville is well into construction with evident structures taking shape, as this new aerial photograph shows.

Construction is being done in three phases, with each phase...

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Women of Clarksville Expo draws hundreds to Wilma Rudolph Event Center

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Women of Clarksville Expo draws hundreds to Wilma Rudolph Event Center

CLARKSVILLE, TN - The Women of Clarksville Expo returned to the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Saturday for the third year, bringing over 700 people together for free health screenings, ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2023

Women of Clarksville Expo returns August 19

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - There are only a few days left until the Women of Clarksville Expo, which will be held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Saturday, Aug 19, from 10 a.m - 3 p.m. Here’s what you need to know about parking and what to expect at...

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Posted on: August 15, 2023

Roofing work to begin at Clarksville City Hall

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The City of Clarksville Project Manager's office announces that the replacement of the roof at Clarksville City Hall, 1 Public Square in downtown, is about to begin.The contractor is scheduled to start setting up safety scaffolding at the entranc...
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Posted on: August 15, 2023

Tessa Luntz named City Human Resources Director

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Tessa Luntz has been named Director of Human Resources for the City of Clarksville, effective immediately.

Having most recently served as the department’s Deputy Director and as Interim Director when the top position was vacated, Luntz now perman...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

VetFest brings over 700 veterans to Wilma Rudolph Event Center

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Over 700 veterans came out to the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Thursday, Aug 10, for PACT Act VetFest. 

The PACT Act is a recently passed law that expands VA helath care and benefits for veterans exposed to burn pits, Agent Oran...

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Posted on: August 10, 2023

Public invited to take survey about Clarksville Transit System

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Clarksville Transit System (CTS) is the public transit provider for the City of Clarksville and the greater Clarksville region.

In order to provide better transportation solutions for residents and current CTS riders, we need your input to help guide the f...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

City of Clarksville proclaims Homeless Awareness Week

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During the Aug. 3 regular session of the Clarksville City Council, Mayor Joe Pitts formally proclaimed the week of Aug. 5-11 as Homeless Awareness Week in the City of Clarksville.

The purpose of the proclamation is to educate the public about the many reas...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Recycling Roundup 2023: Clarksville's final numbers were impressive

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The results are in: 

21,278 pounds of hard-to-recycle household items were collected in Clarksville back in March.

Impressive, to say the least.

Within that cumulative number, there were 4,140 pounds of discarded tires collected during the Springtim...

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

CPD National Night Out; Mayor's Summer Night Lights at APSU

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The Clarksville Police Department's National Night Out, combined with the final 2023 edition of the Clarksville Mayor's Summer Night Lights, drew enthusiastic crowds to the Austin Peay State University campus on the evening of Tuesday, A...

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

City of Clarksville invites Pollinators to Valleybrook Park

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Sarah Birk has been leading a focused effort to make the City of Clarksville’s already-beautiful Valleybrook Park off of Crossland Avenue even more eye-catching for the public, and at the same time, more functional and attractive to beneficial b...

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Posted on: July 26, 2023

City of Clarksville making streets safer near new Arena

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The City of Clarksville’s Street Department is taking the initiative this week to make College Street intersections near newly-opened F&M Bank Arena safer for downtown pedestrians and motorists.

Another significant set of safety measures will...

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Posted on: July 26, 2023

Mayor's Summer Night Lights at Dixon Park

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The July 25, 2023, edition of Mayor's Summer Night Lights in the City of Clarksville was held at Dixon Park.

The fun revolved around the theme of, "Wide World of Sports," and the City's Finance and Legal departments pitched in b...

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Posted on: July 25, 2023

City Court Clerk to have new hours

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The Clarksville City Court Clerk's office will have new office hours beginning August 1, 2023.

The new hours will be Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Clarksville City Court has jurisdiction in cases involving viola...

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Posted on: July 19, 2023

City of Clarksville sees progress on second water treatment plant

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With early-stage structures now visible on the construction site of Clarksville’s second water treatment plant, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and a team of leaders from City Hall and the Clarksville Gas & Water Department recently viewed the progress fo...

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Posted on: July 17, 2023

City Building & Codes Department announces offices closures

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The City of Clarksville Building and Codes Department offices at 100 South Spring Street were closed to the public on Monday, July 17, and will remain closed on Tuesday, July 18, and Wednesday, July 19, as the Department prepares to launch a new processin...
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Posted on: July 13, 2023

Spring Alley closed for utility work

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UPDATE 7/14/23 9:00: The sidewalk along Commerce Street from the corner of the Cumberland Parking Garage to First Street will also be closed in order to reroute fiber optic and gas lines buried in the area. The sidewalk is expected to remain closed for th...

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

City to prepare Annual State Legislative Agenda

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville City Council, along with the Montgomery County Commission, will soon begin to prepare an annual Legislative Agenda for the community’s Delegation to the Tennessee General Assembly.

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Posted on: July 7, 2023

City details interim leadership changes

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has announced some temporary shifts in City departmental leadership staffing, while permanent replacements are sought.
Mark Riggins has returned to Clarksville Gas & Water full-time as General Manager, ...
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Posted on: July 7, 2023

Women of Clarksville Expo returns August 19

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The Women of Clarksville Expo returns to the Wilma Rudolph Event Center for its third year on August 19 from 10 a.m - 3 p.m.

This free event invites the community to shop, eat and learn about womens’ health issues. The Expo will...

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Posted on: July 7, 2023

City adding traffic signals to improve safety

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The Clarksville Street Department announces these near-term improvements in traffic and pedestrian signalizations, as work continues to promote safety on the City's streets:
  • Fourth and College streets -- The Street Department has been adding a lef...
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Posted on: July 5, 2023

Albatross folk art from Storybook Trail presented at City Hall

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In June, the Clarksville Arts & Heritage Council, in partnership with Clarksville Parks & Recreation, unveiled the first of their Storybook Trails at Bel-Aire Park on Marie Drive.

The featured book, "Wisdom: The Midway Albatross," written...
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Posted on: July 5, 2023

Clarksville moves forward on sidewalk projects, receives $450,000 grant

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville has more than 16 sidewalk projects under way to improve livability and walkability in Clarksville, many of which are preparing to enter the final phases of completion. 

One of these projects, located on Gr...

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Posted on: June 29, 2023

Clarksville receives statewide award for Excellence in Police Services

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To combat increasing violent crime and improve services, the Clarksville Police Department has implemented new programs aimed at the city’s youth, mental health services, and in-house health and wellness to better help officers serve the public....

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Posted on: June 29, 2023

City bids fond farewell to HR Director Will Wyatt

Amid laughter and moments of reflection, the City of Clarksville bade a fond farewell to Will Wyatt, Director of Human Resources, on Wednesday afternoon. 

Wyatt is entering the private sector. His service with the City began on Dec. 15, 2008. He l...

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Posted on: June 26, 2023

The City of Clarksville notes fireworks regulations, safety tips

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

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Posted on: June 22, 2023

Stiffer penalties planned for speeding in City's neighborhoods

Motorists in Clarksville could face stiffer penalties for speeding in residential areas of the City beginning July 1, through an ordinance recently supported unanimously by the Clarksville City Council.
Currently, people who are cited for speeding in resid...
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Posted on: June 22, 2023

No tax increase, as City supports safety, quality of life in new budget

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The Clarksville City Council approved a new City budget for fiscal year 2023-24 that will not include a City property tax increase, and recognizes the importance of spending for public safety, quality of life, and service to the citizens of Clarksville.
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Posted on: June 16, 2023

City of Clarksville Gets Federal Grant For Traffic Safety Planning

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The City of Clarksville, through the Clarksville Urbanized Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), has been awarded a $200,000 federal matching grant to support traffic safety initiatives as a component of the Mayor’s Transportation 2020+...
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Posted on: June 15, 2023

'Street Food On The Square' returns June 26

The third edition of the City of Clarksville - sponsored "Street Food On The Square" is coming to Public Square next to City Hall on Monday, June 26.
This month's featured food trucks will be Chillz Italian Ice and Pop N Dogs, said Micha...
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Posted on: June 14, 2023

City of Clarksville gives second quarter update on key road projects

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The City of Clarksville is making significant headway on numerous street and highway improvement projects throughout the community, as it works toward reductions in traffic congestion, and greater ease of mobility for residents and visitors alike, in one ...
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Posted on: June 13, 2023

City offices to close June 19 in observance of Juneteenth

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City of Clarksville offices will be closed and City employees will have a paid holiday on Monday, June 19 to observe Juneteenth as an official City holiday.

City pools, golf courses, and recreation centers will be closed as w...

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Posted on: June 6, 2023

Census: Clarksville leads Tennessee in annual population growth

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For the second year in a row, Clarksville led all Tennessee cities in year-over-year population growth between July 1, 2021 - July 1, 2022, based on the latest annual U.S. Census Bureau estimates.
The population inside the Clarksville city limits grew with...
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Posted on: June 6, 2023

Finance and Revenue Office to close early on Tuesday, June 13, 2023

CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville’s Finance and Revenue Department will close early on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 for staff development. Revenue Collections at both City Hall and the North Service Center will close at 11 a.m. 

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Posted on: June 2, 2023

CDE Lightband hosts Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo

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The 2023 Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo returned to Clarksville this year., running Friday and Saturday, June 2-3 at Liberty Park.Open to the public, the Rodeo began in 1998 by, and for the employees of Tennessee Valley Authority power distributors. It in...
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Posted on: June 1, 2023

City of Clarksville and Montgomery County jointly protect nature's pollinators

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and the City Council, on Thursday evening, June 1, 2023, formally presented a Joint Proclamation with Montgomery County Government, that recognizes the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department and City Sustainability Board f...
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Posted on: May 30, 2023

Attention Vendors: Sign up now for Women of Clarksville Expo 2023

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Attention Vendors:YOU can be a vendor for a Clarksville event for women, coming in August, that combines many fun and important topics.
But to be a vendor, the time to apply is NOW.
The City of Clarksville will hold its third annual Women of Clarksville Exp...
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Posted on: May 25, 2023

City of Clarksville offices to close for Memorial Day

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, May 29 to observe Memorial Day.

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

Clarksville Transit System will be closed as well. No reg...

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Posted on: May 23, 2023

City of Clarksville makes progress on key capital projects

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The City of Clarksville continues to make progress on several key capital projects that are budgeted.
Projects range from the Rossview/Exit 8 Athletic Complex to the revitalization of the Frosty Morn property in the Red River District, to new public safety...
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Posted on: May 23, 2023

City of Clarksville celebrates AAPI Heritage Month with food, dancing and fellowship

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville celebrated American Pacific Islander Heritage Month on Friday, May 19, at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. The event featured food vendors, live entertainment, door prizes and more.

 

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Consul-General of Japan, Nashville, visits Clarksville for AAPI celebrations

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Friday’s series of celebrations in the City of Clarksville for Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month began with a luncheon visit at City Hall between Yoichi Matsumoto, Consul-General of Japan, Nashville; Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts,...

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Public Notice: City of Clarksville applies for FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funding

The City of Clarksville has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding through the Tennessee Emergency Management (TEMA) as a sub-recipient. 

Under the National Environmental Policy Act (N...

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

CDE Lightband, TVA, Silicon Ranch, and City of Clarksville break ground

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Today, CDE Lightband, Tennessee
Valley Authority (TVA), and Silicon Ranch, one of the nation’s largest independent power
producers and a community-focused renewable energy company, broke ground on two solar
farms totaling 6.75 megawatts in Clarksville, Tenne...
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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month this Friday at Wilma Rudolph Event Center

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville invites residents to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month this Friday at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center with a free event featuring food vendors, live entertainment and door p...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Clarksville City Council begins reviewing proposed 2023-24 budget

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The City of Clarksville has prepared a proposed budget for fiscal year 2023-24 totaling $155,800,710 in expenditures for the City General Fund. 
The annual fiscal guide is being reviewed by the City Council with anticipation of adopting it before ...
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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Driving electric in Clarksville just got easier

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As automakers retool their factories to build electric vehicles (EVs), many more EVs will be on the roadways in the next decade. CDE Lightband is helping to make sure that Tennessee is ready with charging infrastructure.
On May 11, CDE Lightband announced ...
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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Ms. Peg Jimenez, soon 102, honored by City, County, and State

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Edith Lavone (Babcock) "Peg" Jimenez, joined by family at Clarksville City Hall Friday afternoon, will officially be 102 years old on Wednesday, May 17.
The widely-beloved Ms. Jimenez was recognized with proclamations from Clarksville Mayor Joe P...
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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Women of Clarksville Expo returns in August, vendor applications open now

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville will hold its third annual Women of Clarksville Expo on August 19, and vendor applications are now open.

This free event invites everyone to shop, eat and learn about women’s health issues and will includ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2023

You can bid on the City of Clarksville's surplus personal assets. Here's how:

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Did you know you can bid on surplus personal property items that the City of Clarksville has listed for sale, online?

From furniture items to vehicles, and everything in between, the City routinely lists these items on GovDeals, an online...
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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Mayors Youth Council adjourns for 2022-23 school year

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The Mayor’s Youth Council Class of 2023 held their final meeting of the school year on Monday, May 9 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. The meeting included awards and the election of next year’s executive board.

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Keri Lovato takes interim seat in Clarksville City Council Ward 12

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Keri Lovato has been selected  by the Clarksville City Council, from a field of applicants, to assume the role of interim City Councilperson for Ward 12.

The seat had been vacated by Trisha Butler. Lovato was administered the oath of office from C...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

City of Clarksville observes Children's Mental Health Acceptance Day

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Thursday, May 11, 2023, has been proclaimed Children's Mental Health Acceptance Day in the City of Clarksville, and across the nation. 

Shown from left formalizing the Clarksville proclamation are Melanie Marhover, Certified Family Suppor...

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Posted on: May 9, 2023

Front entrance to 106 Public Square closed until May 22

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The front entrance to 106 Public Square will remain closed to the public beyond this week, after the process of removing the old exterior terracotta arch revealed additional, adverse structural conditions that will take longer to repair, said City of Clar...
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Posted on: May 4, 2023

City Council honors NWHS Unified Track Sectionals Team

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The award-winning Northwest High School Unified Track Sectionals Team was recognized at the May 4, 2023 regular session of the Clarksville City Council.
Unified Sports joins people with, and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. It is inspire...
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Posted on: May 4, 2023

Old terracotta arch to be removed at 106 Public Square

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On Monday and Tuesday, May 8-9, weather permitting, crews for B.R. Miller Company will be removing the old terracotta arch from the entrance of 106 Public Square.

City of Clarksville Projects Manager John Hilborn said the existing terracotta arch ...
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Posted on: May 4, 2023

Clarksville adds 50 new trees to public green space thanks to state grant

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Clarksville has received a major boost to its tree inventory thanks to 50 new trees planted on public properties by Building & Facilities Maintenance, Forestry Division.

Of the new trees, 30 were planted between Smith Trahern Mansion ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

City of Clarksville to start building Downtown Parking Garage

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In the second week of May, the City of Clarksville will launch site preparation for the construction of the downtown Parking Garage that is both planned and funded by the City.

The new City Parking Garage site is at First and Commerce streets adjacent to t...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

City employees raise over $1,000 for United Way

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No one puts the fun in fundraiser like our City of Clarksville workforce!

Yesterday concluded our charity cornhole tournament, where 40 teams came together to raise $1,052 for United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region! Thank you to everyone that partici...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Non-profit advocacy group for Puerto Rican community visits Mayor Pitts

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Nirma Mercado, second from right, the President and Founder of "Boricuas en Tennessee" and others shown here from the non-profit organization paid a visit to Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts (center) and presented him and the City of Clarksville with...
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Posted on: May 2, 2023

City of Clarksville announces new business license requirements

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville Finance and Revenue and Building and Codes Departments are teaming up with a new prerequisite for business licenses.

Before being issued a business license through the Finance and Revenue Department, Building and C...

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

Patriotic Day observed by Clarksville City Council

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In executive session on Thursday afternoon, April 27, 2023, the Clarksville City Council observed Patriotic Day, the fourth of five consecutive daily observances in Month of the Military Child Spirit Week. It was a day for wearing red, white and blue to h...

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

City of Clarksville commits to improving public accessibility with capital projects fund

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - A $500,000 Capital Project for Accessibility Enhancements in the City, approved by City Council members in February, has gained its first two projects.

As part of this Capital Project, two service windows, one located on the first floor o...

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

City Council expected to fill vacant seat for Ward 12 in May

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City Council expected to fill vacant seat for Ward 12 in May

Appointed member will fill the seat for remainder of Butler’s unexpired term 

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City Council members will choose a new member to replace Trisha Butle...

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

Month of the Military Child proclamation

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Mayor Joe Pitts and the Clarksville City Council recognized, by state and local proclamations, April as Month of the Military Child. Ward 2 Councilperson Deanna McLaughlin was named Tennessee's first Commissioner to the Military Interstate Childr...

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Posted on: April 25, 2023

City of Clarksville completes mobile data assessments of streets

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The City of Clarksville recently launched a sophisticated data collection project to inventory the conditions of all streets that it oversees.

Roadway Asset Services, LLC (RAS) from  Austin, Texas, was retained to do the work. RAS is a nationwide ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Framed bald eagle photograph donated to City

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With life-long roots in the northern middle Tennessee/southern Kentucky area, art photographer Lea Braun and her husband, Matthew, have moved back to the Clarksville area from Illinois, and came to the City Mayor's Office Monday afternoo...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

'Street Food On The Square' coming to Downtown Clarksville

This Spring and Summer, on the last Monday of each month, Downtown Clarksville is the place to be for food trucks, and a wide array of global cuisines.

The administration of the Clarksville Parking Commission will host "Street Food On The Square,"...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

TDOT Commissioner Eley talks Transportation Modernization Act in Clarksville

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A visit to Clarksville late last week from Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner and Deputy Gov. Butch Eley helped regional government agency leaders conceptualize how key road projects and other transportation concerns fit into TDOT’s newly...

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Posted on: March 31, 2023

Vietnam War Veterans Day Message

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Vietnam War Veterans Day Message

CLARKSVILLE, TN - Today, on National Vietnam War Veterans Day, we remember the lives of those American Armed Service members and their families who sacrificed so much during the Vietnam Conflict.

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Spencer Lane water outage and road closure

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has turned off water service on Spencer Lane from Randell Drive to Southern Drive for water main leak repair work. Low water pressure may also affect the vicinity.

Spencer Lane has also been closed...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Union Hall Road closed and water outage planned

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has closed Union Hall Road from Paddock Place Apartments to Russell Drive for water main leak repair work. Traffic will be detoured to Paddock Place Apartments and Russell Drive.

Water service will...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Pointer Lane water outage for water main leak repair

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has turned off water service on Pointer Lane from Quail Ridge Road to Bob White Drive for water main leak repair work.

Low water pressure may also affect the vicinity while repairs are underway.

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Union Hall Road water outage for water main leak repair

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has turned off water service on Union Hall Road from Russell Drive to Wilma Rudolph Boulevard for water main leak repair work.

Low water pressure may also affect the vicinity while repairs are unde...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Gas & Water announces credit card fees coming soon for utility bill payments

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will begin applying an electronic payment provider fee to credit and debit card payments for utility charges on Feb. 1.

For credit and debit card payments made in a Gas & Water office, with a Customer Se...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 30, 2024

Gas & Water applauds customer response during winter storm advisory

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water applauds the cooperation of the community to protect their water pipes and plumbing fixtures from freezing by letting water faucets drip during the recent freezing temperatures and winter storm ad...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Gas & Water offices closed due to unsafe road conditions

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water offices will be closed Friday, Jan. 19, due to icy roads causing unsafe travel conditions.

On-call personnel will be available to address gas, water and sewer emergencies during the closing. Custom...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Gas & Water shares cold weather precautions

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water shares important preventive cold weather precautions to help residents prepare for the forecast of freezing temperatures late this week and throughout the winter months. Please keep the following ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Gas & Water shares fraud prevention tips

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water recently learned of an attempted phone scam in its service area and advises the public to be cautious and aware of potential fraud and scams by phone or other methods.

The suspected phone scam arti...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Clarksville Gas System celebrates 70 years of clean, reliable natural gas

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  – Clarksville Gas & Water proudly recognizes 70 years of the Clarksville Gas System providing clean and reliable natural gas service to the community during Public Natural Gas Week, Oct. 1-7. 

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

Gas & Water observes National 811 Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville Gas & Water is excited to recognize National 811 Day on Aug. 11 or 8/11 on the calendar! This date serves as a natural reminder to always call 811 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2023

Clarksville’s annual drinking water quality report released

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. ­– Clarksville Gas & Water released its annual drinking water quality report in May and again is pleased to announce Clarksville’s drinking water is safe, clean, and reliable! 

The report, also known as the “Consumer Confide...

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Posted on: June 27, 2023

Clarksville Gas uses innovative technique for natural gas pipeline improvement project

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Gas Department began a 12-inch high pressure natural gas pipeline improvement project in early May on Highway 41-A South and is excited to announce the use of an innovative technique, cross compression, by Ve...

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Posted on: June 21, 2023

Gas & Water plans online and phone payment system maintenance

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has planned customer payment system maintenance to begin after 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, through Monday, June 26, at 8 a.m. During this time the customer online and pay-by-phone payment feat...

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Posted on: May 24, 2023

UPDATE: MAIN STREET OPEN (Section of Main Street closed due to sinkhole)

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UPDATE:  Clarksville Gas & Water utility construction workers repaired the sinkhole on Main Street and reopened the road to through traffic early today.

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has closed a section of Main ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2023

Natural gas system upgrade work to commence on Highway 41-A South

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will begin a 180-day natural gas system upgrade project on May 1, 2023 on a section of Highway 41A South between Bagwell Road and West Stroudsville Road. 

A Gas & Water hired contracto...

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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Gas & Water observes April as National Safe Digging Month

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – April is National Safe Digging Month, and Clarksville Gas & Water reminds citizens that safe digging must be a priority to prevent damage to critical utility services -- including internet and other communications lines ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2023

Gas & Water announces customer utility bill changes coming

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will soon implement important changes on monthly customer utility bills beginning May 1, 2023.

Gas & Water utility bill statements are due upon receipt; however, the normal 30 days to pay will ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

Gas & Water observed Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water observed the national Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day today! This recognition is a time when communities such as ours give recognition to the employees who provide one of their most val...

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Posted on: February 23, 2023

$60,000 in Funding Awarded to Four Cities For Lead Reduction Projects Nationwide

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WASHINGTON DC — The Healthy Babies Bright Futures’ (HBBF) Bright Cities program is thrilled to announce their latest round of grant funding for cities across the US that proposed lead service line replacement projects. The awards, tota...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

City offices closed Dec. 25-26 for Christmas

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CLARKSVILLE, TN. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26 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: February 13, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 14, 2020

Fort Defiance to host the Surrender of Clarksville event

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Fort Defiance Interpretive Center will host a living history event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, to commemorate the surrender of Fort Defiance to Union soldiers in 1862.

The surrender of Clarksville was a signific...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Unveils Exciting Changes for 2024 Special Events

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Parks and Recreation is thrilled to announce exciting changes to its 2024 Special Events lineup, following an extensive survey conducted at Riverfest 2023 and through social media channels for one month...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Clarksville Parks and Recreation provides tornado relief

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Alongside other city departments, Clarksville Parks and Recreation is providing disaster relief to the citizens affected by the tornado this past Saturday. 

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Posted on: August 9, 2023

Clarksville Parks and Recreation to highlight new Bark Park equipment at Yappy Hour

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites you and your four-legged friends to join them for “The Yappy Hour”, an event celebrating the unveiling of the new agility equipment at Heritage Park Bark Park.

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Posted on: June 26, 2023

Dr. Minoa Uffelman, Dr. Ellen Kanervo and Phyllis Smith to speak at Fort Defiance

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CLARKSVILLE, TN. – Professor of History at Austin Peay State University Dr. Minoa D. Uffelman, Dr. Ellen Kanervo and Phyllis Smith will speak at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 1 at Fort Defiance. Their lecture will feature their latest wor...

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Posted on: June 16, 2023

Read as You Stroll Through Bel-Aire Park

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CLARKSVILLE, TN – The City of Clarksville celebrated the opening of a Storybook Trail on Thursday, June 22, 2023, at Bel-Aire Park. 

Made possible by the generous funding from the Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation,...

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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Clarksville Parks & Recreations Seeks Participants for Senior Focus Groups

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation is hosting a focus group for people ages 60 and up, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on April 11, 2023, at the Crow Recreation Center. 

Focus group volunteers will be provided a pre...

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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Registration for Spring Youth Ball Leagues Opens

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – With a little over a month until Spring is officially here, Clarksville Parks & Recreation is gearing up for its Spring Youth and Adult ball leagues. The leagues focus on sportsmanship, team play, and fun for al...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Disaster Recovery Centers in Four Tennessee Counties Will Close Soon

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.-  Disaster Recovery Centers in Cheatham, Dickson, Gibson and Sumner counties will close permanently in a few days.

The centers, with specialists from Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Admini...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

One Month Remains to Apply for FEMA Assistance

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -  One month after the federal disaster declaration for the December tornadoes and severe storms, FEMA has provided $1.9 million to more than 500 Tennessee households to help with their recovery. Survivors who still ne...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

FEMA releases additional aid information

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The following information has been released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Montgomery County residents affected by tornado damage.

FEMA Grants Won’t Affect Other Benefits

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Two City relief measures supported for those affected by tornado

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville City Council has approved two measures aimed at providing some relief for those residents and property owners victimized by the tornado of Dec. 9, 2023.One of the measures is an ordinance authorizing the City...
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Posted on: December 22, 2023

State of Tennessee and FEMA offer guidance on disaster-relief donations

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The generosity of the public following the Dec. 9 severe storms is helping affected communities to begin recovering from this disaster.

However, an outpouring of donated items can quickly exceed the needs of the affected comm...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

Tornado Recovery Update: First wave of debris cleanup complete at Britton Springs

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn - The Clarksville Street Department is making quick work of wrapping up the first major wave of right-of-way tornado debris cleanup in the areas of Eva Drive and Evans Road.

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

Red Cross Offering Financial Assistance to Storm Victims

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - The American Red Cross has financial assistance available for people whose primary homes were destroyed or are uninhabitable due to the local and regional Tennessee tornadoes of Dec. 9, 2023.

To be eligible for this program, households...
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Posted on: December 20, 2023

Disaster Recovery Center Open in Montgomery County

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and FEMA have opened a Disaster Recovery Center in Montgomery County to help people affected by the Dec. 9 tornadoes. 

The Center is located at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Librar...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

FEMA and Army Corps of Engineers share debris cleanup guidelines

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Clarksville, TN - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Army CORPS of Engineers have shared the following guide to debris cleanup following a major storm. Following these guidelines helps make the cleanup process much faster for removal t...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Montgomery County residents

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CLARKSVILLE. TN - The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) today announced the availability of Disaster Unemployment Assistance for four Tennessee counties impacted by recent tornadoes, including Montgomery County.

TDLWD is accep...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Northeast High School Multi-Agency Disaster Relief Center Update

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The Northeast High School Multi-Agency Disaster Relief Center is closing at 2 p.m. today, Monday December 18. Donations that remain on-site will be distributed to local agencies and the coordinated Clarksville-Montgomery County warehouse...

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

Beware of potential FEMA impersonators

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CLARKSVILLE TN. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Wednesday, Dec. 13, that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Tennessee to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by sev...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

How to Apply for FEMA Assistance After Severe Storms

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CLARKSVILLE, TN –Tennessee homeowners and renters in Davidson, Dickson, Montgomery and Sumner counties who had uninsured damage or losses caused by the severe storms on Dec. 9, 2023, may apply for FEMA disaster assistance.

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

For safety, City requires proper demolition permits in tornado recovery

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville Building & Codes Department is aware that some apartment owners – whose buildings were damaged by the Dec. 9, 2023, Clarksville tornado – may intend to have those structures demolished with...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Federal funding approved for tornado recovery

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - A Major Disaster Declaration for Tennessee (DR-4751-TN) was declared on December 13, 2023 by FEMA. Federal funding will now be available for those affected by the tornadoes in Davidson, Dickson, Montgomery, and Sumner counties.

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Northeast High designated as central distribution site for donations

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Northeast High School will now be the central distribution point for donations as LifePoint and Mosaic Church shift their operations to other areas of need, according to information received by Clarksville Neighborhood and Community Serv...

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

Beware of "storm chaser" scammers

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville and Montgomery County would like to warn residents affected by the storm on Dec. 9 to be wary of scammers in the area. These storm chasers, as they are often called, seek to make a profit off of storm victims whil...

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