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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Mayor’s Summer Night Lights seeks partners

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation is seeking community services providers, businesses and volunteers for the tenth-annual Mayor’s Summer Night Lights, an annual program that provides purposeful, positive and popul...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Mayor’s Summer Night Lights seeks partners

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation is seeking community services providers, businesses and volunteers for the tenth-annual Mayor’s Summer Night Lights, an annual program that provides purposeful, positive and popul...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Merrywood Drive water outage

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has turned off water service on Merrywood Drive for water service line repair.

Low water pressure may also affect the vicinity during the work.

The water service line repair is anticipated ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

University Avenue lane closure planned for water valve work

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has planned a lane closure on a section of University Avenue on Wednesday, May 18, at 8 a.m. for water valve maintenance work.

The inside southbound lane of University Avenue will be close...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Fort Defiance to host March to the Past

March to the Past

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 14 to give you a glimpse into that time.

The event, in co...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Fort Defiance to host March to the Past

March to the Past

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 14 to give you a glimpse into that time.

The event, in co...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Clarksville Downtown Market opens May 14

Clarksville Downtown Market

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Downtown Market will have its 2022 grand opening at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, at Public Square.

The Clarksville Downtown Market is a weekly open-air market featuring farmers and artisans who offer 100% local...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Clarksville Downtown Market opens May 14

Clarksville Downtown Market

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Downtown Market will have its 2022 grand opening at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, at Public Square.

The Clarksville Downtown Market is a weekly open-air market featuring farmers and artisans who offer 100% local...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Queen City Road Race returns Saturday, May 7

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The annual Queen City Road Race presented by Publix returns from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 7, at Liberty Park.

The event will feature a 10K, 5K, and one-mile route. All three routes will begin and end at the W...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Queen City Road Race returns Saturday, May 7

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The annual Queen City Road Race presented by Publix returns from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 7, at Liberty Park.

The event will feature a 10K, 5K, and one-mile route. All three routes will begin and end at the W...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

New flag pole for Ukrainian flag added to McGregor Park

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  To support and stand with the people of Ukraine, the City of Clarksville and the Clarksville Rotary Club will hold a flag-raising ceremony at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2022, at the International Avenue of Flag...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

New flag pole for Ukrainian flag added to McGregor Park

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  To support and stand with the people of Ukraine, the City of Clarksville and the Clarksville Rotary Club will hold a flag-raising ceremony at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2022, at the International Avenue of Flag...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Mayor’s Youth Council accepting applications

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Are you a junior or senior high school student interested in the political system? Do you want to work directly with the Mayor and City officials as a representative of City youth? If so, the Mayor’s Yout...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Mayor’s Youth Council accepting applications

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Are you a junior or senior high school student interested in the political system? Do you want to work directly with the Mayor and City officials as a representative of City youth? If so, the Mayor’s Yout...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Movies in the Park returns

Movies in the Park

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 Ma...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Movies in the Park returns

Movies in the Park

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 Ma...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

McGregor Park Boat Ramp closed for repairs

McGregor Park Repairs

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The boat ramp, parking lot and courtesy dock, located inside McGregor Park, are closed indefinitely for ongoing repairs to the asphalt. Crews have been working throughout the week to repair the damage, but addition...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

McGregor Park Boat Ramp closed for repairs

McGregor Park Repairs

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The boat ramp, parking lot and courtesy dock, located inside McGregor Park, are closed indefinitely for ongoing repairs to the asphalt. Crews have been working throughout the week to repair the damage, but addition...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Billy Dunlop Park to close temporarily for Scout events

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  A few times a year, Clarksville Parks and Recreation allows exclusive use of Billy Dunlop Park to local Scout groups. Two upcoming Scout events will close the park on Friday, April 1 until Monday, April 4 at dawn. ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Billy Dunlop Park to close temporarily for Scout events

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  A few times a year, Clarksville Parks and Recreation allows exclusive use of Billy Dunlop Park to local Scout groups. Two upcoming Scout events will close the park on Friday, April 1 until Monday, April 4 at dawn. ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Kiosks on C-Lot updated, ready for use by March 28

C-Lot Pay Machine

The Clarksville Parking Committee today announced two payment kiosks on C-Lot were updated with newer MacKay pay machines on Wednesday, March 23, to address the mechanical and connectivity issues with the older models.

C-Lot is located adjacent to the Cumb...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Clarksville Parks & Recreation makes last call to attend Father-Daughter Date Night

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Come one, come all to a fun-filled evening where young women from ages 5 to 17 can dance the night away.

The occasion is Father-Daughter Date Night, presented by Altra Federal Credit Union from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturd...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Clarksville Parks & Recreation makes last call to attend Father-Daughter Date Night

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Come one, come all to a fun-filled evening where young women from ages 5 to 17 can dance the night away.

The occasion is Father-Daughter Date Night, presented by Altra Federal Credit Union from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturd...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Clarksville Film Festival winners announced

Venganza receives award

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  In February, 10 teams came together for a brief meeting before beginning a 52-hour scripting, filming, and editing marathon known as the Clarksville Film Festival presented by CDE Lightband. 

On Saturday, M...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Clarksville Film Festival winners announced

Venganza receives award

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  In February, 10 teams came together for a brief meeting before beginning a 52-hour scripting, filming, and editing marathon known as the Clarksville Film Festival presented by CDE Lightband. 

On Saturday, M...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Gas & Water observes Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day

Natural Gas Utility Workers Day

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will observe the national Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day on Friday, March 18.  The national day of recognition was officially established in 2015 by the American Public Gas As...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Queen City Road Race returns with larger event

10K Runners

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Parks and Recreation has announced that the annual Queen City Road Race will return once again to Liberty Park this May alongside a Health and Fitness Expo at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. This year&a...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Queen City Road Race returns with larger event

10K Runners

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Parks and Recreation has announced that the annual Queen City Road Race will return once again to Liberty Park this May alongside a Health and Fitness Expo at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. This year&a...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Billy Dunlop Park to close temporarily for Scout event

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Billy Dunlop Park will be closed March 18-20 to accommodate a Scout event. The park will reopen at dawn on March 21.

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

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Billy Dunlop Park to close temporarily for Scout event

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Billy Dunlop Park will be closed March 18-20 to accommodate a Scout event. The park will reopen at dawn on March 21.

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

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Swan Lake Tennis Complex Reopens with upgraded lighting

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Swan Lake tennis complex has reopened after new lighting was installed.

The new LED lighting system is more energy efficient and will require less maintenance. The tennis courts will now have improved visibility during th...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Swan Lake Tennis Complex Reopens with upgraded lighting

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Swan Lake tennis complex has reopened after new lighting was installed.

The new LED lighting system is more energy efficient and will require less maintenance. The tennis courts will now have improved visibility during th...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

City recognizes 130 employees and employee of the year for honorable public service

Willis and Mayor Pitts at CfA

 Every year, since 2020, the City of Clarksville and Mayor Joe Pitts reserve a special date to thank all City employees for their dedication and commitment to public service during the Cause for Applause event.

To keep up with tradition, the City ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

City recognizes 130 employees and employee of the year for honorable public service

Willis and Mayor Pitts at CfA

 Every year, since 2020, the City of Clarksville and Mayor Joe Pitts reserve a special date to thank all City employees for their dedication and commitment to public service during the Cause for Applause event.

To keep up with tradition, the City ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

City recognizes 130 employees and employee of the year for honorable public service

Willis and Mayor Pitts at CfA

 Every year, since 2020, the City of Clarksville and Mayor Joe Pitts reserve a special date to thank all City employees for their dedication and commitment to public service during the Cause for Applause event.

To keep up with tradition, the City ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

City recognizes 130 employees and employee of the year for honorable public service

Willis and Mayor Pitts at CfA

 Every year, since 2020, the City of Clarksville and Mayor Joe Pitts reserve a special date to thank all City employees for their dedication and commitment to public service during the Cause for Applause event.

To keep up with tradition, the City ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

City recognizes 130 employees and employee of the year for honorable public service

Willis and Mayor Pitts at CfA

 Every year, since 2020, the City of Clarksville and Mayor Joe Pitts reserve a special date to thank all City employees for their dedication and commitment to public service during the Cause for Applause event.

To keep up with tradition, the City ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

City recognizes 130 employees and employee of the year for honorable public service

Willis and Mayor Pitts at CfA

 Every year, since 2020, the City of Clarksville and Mayor Joe Pitts reserve a special date to thank all City employees for their dedication and commitment to public service during the Cause for Applause event.

To keep up with tradition, the City ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

City recognizes 130 employees and employee of the year for honorable public service

Willis and Mayor Pitts at CfA

 Every year, since 2020, the City of Clarksville and Mayor Joe Pitts reserve a special date to thank all City employees for their dedication and commitment to public service during the Cause for Applause event.

To keep up with tradition, the City ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Tickets available for Clarksville Film Festival

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Film Festival kicked off Friday, Feb. 25, when 10 teams of filmmakers gathered virtually for competition rules and to select movie genres. Fifty-two hours of scripting, filming, editing -- and very little sle...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Tickets available for Clarksville Film Festival

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Film Festival kicked off Friday, Feb. 25, when 10 teams of filmmakers gathered virtually for competition rules and to select movie genres. Fifty-two hours of scripting, filming, editing -- and very little sle...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Clarksville Esports league coming this Spring

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation and GGleagues are proud to announce the start of an esports league beginning April 2022.  

Multiplayer video gaming is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country, with million...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Clarksville Esports league coming this Spring

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation and GGleagues are proud to announce the start of an esports league beginning April 2022.  

Multiplayer video gaming is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country, with million...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Clarksville Police Department seeks community input about policing efforts

CPD Survey Flyer

The Clarksville Police Department launched an online survey today to seek input about the perceptions of our community as they pertain to public safety and the police services provided by the department.

"The Clarksville Police Department is committed...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Clarksville Police Department seeks community input about policing efforts

CPD Survey Flyer

The Clarksville Police Department launched an online survey today to seek input about the perceptions of our community as they pertain to public safety and the police services provided by the department.

"The Clarksville Police Department is committed...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

City of Clarksville Annual Yard Cleanup Coming March 14 through May 2

2022 Spring Cleanup

Spring is almost here, and the City of Clarksville is ready to help residents jumpstart their spring cleaning! 

Beginning March 14 through May 2, City residents will have the opportunity to discard their regular yard waste, such as grass clippings...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Repairs scheduled for City Trail

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Red River Trail section of the Clarksville Greenway will be closed intermittently on Friday, February 18, for a drain pipe replacement under the trail.

This section of the trail is primarily near Kraft St and connects the...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Repairs scheduled for City Trail

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Red River Trail section of the Clarksville Greenway will be closed intermittently on Friday, February 18, for a drain pipe replacement under the trail.

This section of the trail is primarily near Kraft St and connects the...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Fort Defiance to host the Surrender of Clarksville event

Fort Defiance

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Fort Defiance Interpretive Center will host a living history event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, to commemorate the surrender of Fort Defiance to Union soldiers in 1862.

The surrender of Clarksville was a significant event ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Fort Defiance to host the Surrender of Clarksville event

Fort Defiance

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Fort Defiance Interpretive Center will host a living history event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, to commemorate the surrender of Fort Defiance to Union soldiers in 1862.

The surrender of Clarksville was a significant event ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

City Street Department Director to retire

David Shepard

After four decades of public service, including 15 years as the City Street Department Director for the City of Clarksville, David Shepard is retiring on April 27.

"It has been a tremendous honor and the most rewarding experience of my life to have se...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

City Street Department Director to retire

David Shepard

After four decades of public service, including 15 years as the City Street Department Director for the City of Clarksville, David Shepard is retiring on April 27.

"It has been a tremendous honor and the most rewarding experience of my life to have se...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

City Street Department Director to retire

David Shepard

After four decades of public service, including 15 years as the City Street Department Director for the City of Clarksville, David Shepard is retiring on April 27.

"It has been a tremendous honor and the most rewarding experience of my life to have se...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Fort Defiance to host Black History Month Event

Photo of the 4th United States Colored Troops taken at Petersburg Virginia.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host a Black History Month event from 1 - 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12, at Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

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

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Fort Defiance to host Black History Month Event

Photo of the 4th United States Colored Troops taken at Petersburg Virginia.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host a Black History Month event from 1 - 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12, at Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

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

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

UPDATE: WORK COMPLETE (24-inch water main repair work to begin in North Clarksville)

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UPDATE: The Allen Griffey Road water transmission line repair work was finished early this morning, Wednesday, Feb.2.  The request for residents in the Allen Griffey Water Pressure Zone in North Clarksville to voluntarily limit water use during t...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Juvenile Engagement Team (J.E.T) Open Gym program

Open GYM

The Clarksville Police Departments, Juvenile Engagement Team (J.E.T.) will be hosting Open Gym starting Monday, February 7th from 4:30pm-8:00pm at the Crow Recreation Center located at 211 Richview Rd, Clarksville,Tn 37043. Open Gym will be held every oth...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City offices to open at 10 a.m. due to hazardous travel conditions

Icy Road

Due to hazardous travel conditions, Clarksville City Government offices will delay operations until 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20.

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

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City offices to open at 10 a.m. due to hazardous travel conditions

Icy Road

Due to hazardous travel conditions, Clarksville City Government offices will delay operations until 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20.

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

City Depart...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City offices to open at 10 a.m. due to hazardous travel conditions

Icy Road

Due to hazardous travel conditions, Clarksville City Government offices will delay operations until 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20.

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

City Depart...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City offices to open at 10 a.m. due to hazardous travel conditions

Icy Road

Due to hazardous travel conditions, Clarksville City Government offices will delay operations until 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20.

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

City Depart...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City offices to open at 10 a.m. due to hazardous travel conditions

Icy Road

Due to hazardous travel conditions, Clarksville City Government offices will delay operations until 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20.

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

City Depart...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Parking Commission hosting Town Hall Feb. 2 to provide updates on Downtown parking

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Mark your calendars! The Clarksville Parking Commission would like to invite all Clarksville residents and Downtown business owners to a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 2, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Roxy Regional Theatre on 100 Franklin St.

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Caleb Cares Swim League kicks off at New Providence Pool

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host the Caleb Cares Swim League at New Providence Pool beginning March 19, 2022, with a swim assessment. The league is sponsored by the Caleb Cares Project.

“The Caleb Cares Swim League is a fun...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Caleb Cares Swim League kicks off at New Providence Pool

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host the Caleb Cares Swim League at New Providence Pool beginning March 19, 2022, with a swim assessment. The league is sponsored by the Caleb Cares Project.

“The Caleb Cares Swim League is a fun...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Mobile tickets are now an option for transit riders

Token Transit CTS

The City of Clarksville is now offering an alternative ticketing option for individuals who use the Clarksville Transit System (CTS). As of Dec. 17, CTS customers may purchase digital bus passes via their mobile device using the Token Transit app.&nbs...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

City Building & Codes closed Friday morning

Buildings and Codes

The City’s Building and Codes Department will be temporarily closed to the public for internal administrative purposes between 7:30 - 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 17. The department will resume operations to the public at 10 a.m. that same day...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Clarksville assists with tornado recovery efforts

Street Department Tornado Support Dickson County

The City of Clarksville and distinct City leaders are working alongside various organizations and independently to assist those affected by the recent tornadoes and powerful storms that swept across six states the night of Dec. 10.

Immediately following th...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Clarksville assists with tornado recovery efforts

Street Department Tornado Support Dickson County

The City of Clarksville and distinct City leaders are working alongside various organizations and independently to assist those affected by the recent tornadoes and powerful storms that swept across six states the night of Dec. 10.

Immediately following th...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Clarksville assists with tornado recovery efforts

Street Department Tornado Support Dickson County

The City of Clarksville and distinct City leaders are working alongside various organizations and independently to assist those affected by the recent tornadoes and powerful storms that swept across six states the night of Dec. 10.

Immediately following th...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Clarksville assists with tornado recovery efforts

Street Department Tornado Support Dickson County

The City of Clarksville and distinct City leaders are working alongside various organizations and independently to assist those affected by the recent tornadoes and powerful storms that swept across six states the night of Dec. 10.

Immediately following th...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Clarksville assists with tornado recovery efforts

Street Department Tornado Support Dickson County

The City of Clarksville and distinct City leaders are working alongside various organizations and independently to assist those affected by the recent tornadoes and powerful storms that swept across six states the night of Dec. 10.

Immediately following th...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Clarksville assists with tornado recovery efforts

Street Department Tornado Support Dickson County

The City of Clarksville and distinct City leaders are working alongside various organizations and independently to assist those affected by the recent tornadoes and powerful storms that swept across six states the night of Dec. 10.

Immediately following th...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Clarksville assists with tornado recovery efforts

Street Department Tornado Support Dickson County

The City of Clarksville and distinct City leaders are working alongside various organizations and independently to assist those affected by the recent tornadoes and powerful storms that swept across six states the night of Dec. 10.

Immediately following th...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Clarksville Police launches mental health initiative

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The Clarksville Police Department officially launched the City’s first Crisis Intervention Team on Dec. 3, to assist in cases where individuals face mental illness or emotional crisis and help de-escalate situations through specialized responses.

To kick o...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Clarksville Police launches mental health initiative

CIT Graduating Class

The Clarksville Police Department officially launched the City’s first Crisis Intervention Team on Dec. 3, to assist in cases where individuals face mental illness or emotional crisis and help de-escalate situations through specialized responses.

To kick o...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Police Department launches youth initiative

Clarksville Police Department:  Juvenile Engagement Team

The Clarksville Police Department kicked off a new initiative called the Juvenile Engagement Team (JET) on Nov. 23 at the new District Three Precinct to develop better relationships with the local youth, particularly those at an elevated risk for negative...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Police Department launches youth initiative

Clarksville Police Department:  Juvenile Engagement Team

The Clarksville Police Department kicked off a new initiative called the Juvenile Engagement Team (JET) on Nov. 23 at the new District Three Precinct to develop better relationships with the local youth, particularly those at an elevated risk for negative...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Mayor’s 2021 Thanksgiving Message

City Mayor Joe Pitts

Thanksgiving is about gratitude. It’s about being thankful for the blessings of the past year and acknowledging our relationship with God.

As we get into the holiday season, I would like to express my deepest gratitude to everyone in our community for the ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

City offices to close for Thanksgiving

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All City of Clarksville administrative offices will close Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Most City Departments, except for CDE Lightband, will close at noon Wednesday, Nov. 24.

City Public Safety lobbies ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Frosty Morn Community Meeting Success!

Mayor Pro Tem Smith

The City of Clarksville hosted a successful community engagement event to gather public feedback on the Frosty Morn - Rebuilding for All project on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. 

With the support of City Mayor Joe Pitts, Mayor Pro Tem Wanda Smith led th...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Frosty Morn Community Meeting Success!

Mayor Pro Tem Smith

The City of Clarksville hosted a successful community engagement event to gather public feedback on the Frosty Morn - Rebuilding for All project on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. 

With the support of City Mayor Joe Pitts, Mayor Pro Tem Wanda Smith led th...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Rock blasting to begin at North Clarksville water plant construction site

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water's sub-contractor, Kesco, will begin rock blasting on Thursday, Nov. 18, at the new water treatment plant construction site located off Barge Point Road and adjacent to the Cumberland Rive...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

North Clarksville City Services Center to host open house

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Clarksville Gas & Water will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, at the North Clarksville City Services Center, located at 111 Cunningham Lane.

Mayor Joe Pitts and the North Center staff invite the public to visit the center t...

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Posted on: November 11, 2021

City Mayor’s Message: Veterans Day

City Mayor Joe Pitts

Today, we celebrate and recognize the men and women who served, and continue to serve, our nation with honor and distinction. These patriots are our greatest strength; they represent the best of us, as they have dedicated their lives to the defense of our...

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Posted on: November 11, 2021

City Mayor’s Message: Veterans Day

City Mayor Joe Pitts

Today, we celebrate and recognize the men and women who served, and continue to serve, our nation with honor and distinction. These patriots are our greatest strength; they represent the best of us, as they have dedicated their lives to the defense of our...

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Posted on: November 11, 2021

City Mayor’s Message: Veterans Day

City Mayor Joe Pitts

Today, we celebrate and recognize the men and women who served, and continue to serve, our nation with honor and distinction. These patriots are our greatest strength; they represent the best of us, as they have dedicated their lives to the defense of our...

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Posted on: November 11, 2021

City Mayor’s Message: Veterans Day

City Mayor Joe Pitts

Today, we celebrate and recognize the men and women who served, and continue to serve, our nation with honor and distinction. These patriots are our greatest strength; they represent the best of us, as they have dedicated their lives to the defense of our...

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Posted on: November 11, 2021

City Mayor’s Message: Veterans Day

City Mayor Joe Pitts

Today, we celebrate and recognize the men and women who served, and continue to serve, our nation with honor and distinction. These patriots are our greatest strength; they represent the best of us, as they have dedicated their lives to the defense of our...

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Posted on: November 11, 2021

City Mayor’s Message: Veterans Day

City Mayor Joe Pitts

Today, we celebrate and recognize the men and women who served, and continue to serve, our nation with honor and distinction. These patriots are our greatest strength; they represent the best of us, as they have dedicated their lives to the defense of our...

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Posted on: November 11, 2021

City Mayor’s Message: Veterans Day

City Mayor Joe Pitts

Today, we celebrate and recognize the men and women who served, and continue to serve, our nation with honor and distinction. These patriots are our greatest strength; they represent the best of us, as they have dedicated their lives to the defense of our...

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Posted on: November 11, 2021

City Mayor’s Message: Veterans Day

City Mayor Joe Pitts

Today, we celebrate and recognize the men and women who served, and continue to serve, our nation with honor and distinction. These patriots are our greatest strength; they represent the best of us, as they have dedicated their lives to the defense of our...

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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 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 21, 2021

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

Imagine A Day Without Water

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 19, 2021

City relaxes mask requirement

Keep Numbers Down

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 19, 2021

City relaxes mask requirement

Keep Numbers Down

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 19, 2021

City relaxes mask requirement

Keep Numbers Down

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 19, 2021

City relaxes mask requirement

Keep Numbers Down

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 19, 2021

City relaxes mask requirement

Keep Numbers Down

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 19, 2021

City relaxes mask requirement

Keep Numbers Down

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 19, 2021

City relaxes mask requirement

Keep Numbers Down

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

GFOA Certificate 2021

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 18, 2021

City earns 3 top financial recognitions

GFOA Certificate 2021

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 18, 2021

City earns 3 top financial recognitions

GFOA Certificate 2021

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 18, 2021

City earns 3 top financial recognitions

GFOA Certificate 2021

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 18, 2021

City earns 3 top financial recognitions

GFOA Certificate 2021

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 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 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 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 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: 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.

The work will take place ov...

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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: 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. 

Teams will build th...

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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.

John R. Weaver II, a fortification expert, will provide ...

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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: 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 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: 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.

This year’s festival, back af...

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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 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.

City Public Safety departments will be on duty as usual and all esse...

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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: 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.

Clarksville Fire Rescue performs annual flow...

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