News Flash

Posted on: April 19, 2021

Pollard Road water outage planned overnight

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will turn off water service at 10 p.m. tonight, April 19, on a section of Pollard Road from Dominion Drive to the Pollard Road Trailhead for water main maintenance and upgrade work. Low water press...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: April 15, 2021

City to celebrate new Red River East Trailhead

Red River East Grand Opening

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

This new section of the trail connects ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Gas & Water online and pay-by-phone payment feature access to be temporarily down

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water’s customer online bill payment, WebConnect, and pay-by-phone payment feature, Utility Billing Line, will be down temporarily on Sunday, April 18, from 4 a.m. until approximately 7 a.m. f...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Clarksville to assist ‘Plant a Tree for Tennessee’

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

Read on...

More info Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Riverboat to dock at McGregor Park

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

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

City tennis facilities receive USTA Tennessee grant

Group at tennis courts

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

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Gas & Water announces kiosk payment option

Blue Sky In Use (01)

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

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

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Annual fire hydrant flushing and testing underway

fire hydrant testing-6

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...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Register now for the NEW Queen City Road Race

QCRR 2021 1200x1200

For more than 40 years, the Queen City Road has been the premier running event in Clarksville.

This year's event is going to bigger and better than ever! With brand new courses that are all flat and fast, whether you're an experienced runner looking for sp...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home - Spotlight - Parks & Rec
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Queen City Road Race returns as an in-person event

QCRR 2021 1200x1200

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – After a year off because of COVID-19, the annual Queen City Road Race returns as an in-person event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 29 at Liberty Park.

The event, which traditionally was at Austin Peay State University, ...

Read on...

More info Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Gas & Water observes Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day

natural_gas_utility_workers_day_2021

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

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Peachers Mill Road lane to be closed for utility line work

Peachers Mill Bridge Closure

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

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Section of College Street to be closed for utility line work

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will close a section of College Street to through traffic on Monday, March 15, at 8 a.m. from North 1st Street to North 2nd Street for utility line removal and upgrades.

The work is a part of a 60 ...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Community Development extends CDBG grant deadline

Public Icon

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

Applications wil...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Gas & Water offices reopened Monday

Clarksville Gas and Water

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

C...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Parks & Recreation to host Escape Room game

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Can you crack codes, solve riddles, or find clues? Clarksville Parks & Recreation is inviting the public to participate in the first-ever Burt-Cobb Break Out: Escape Room!

Burt-Cobb Recreation ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Now hiring Lifeguards!

Lifeguard

Lifeguards are responsible for guarding their area of responsibility, responding to any level of incident around the entire facility, enforcing Parks & Recreation rules fairly and politely, being responsive to patron requests, ensuring patron safety, ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home - Spotlight - Parks & Rec
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Community Development invites CDBG grant applications

City of Clarksville blue full (3)

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

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

Read on...

Community & Economic Development
Posted on: January 22, 2021

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

Clarksville Gas and Water

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

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Filmmakers sought for Clarksville Film Festival

Parks logo

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

Read on...

More information Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2020

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

CGW logo

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

Gas & Wa...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Christmas Parade will be a drive-through experience

Parks logo

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

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Billy Dunlop Park renovation earns award

Parks logo

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

The Renovated Facility Award (budget ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Parks & Recreation to close some facilities

Parks logo

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

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Dunlop intersection to close for paving

Dunlop Lane Project

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Paving of the intersection at Dunlop Lane and International Boulevard will occur overnight from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m on Nov. 4-5, requiring a portion of the intersection to be closed.

The approach on Dunlop Lane from Ten...

Read on...

Street Department
Posted on: October 29, 2020

City wants to distribute COVID-related grants

City of Clarksville blue

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

Clarksville is proposing amendin...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Clarksville Police to reopen lobbies to public

CPD Logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Lobbies at Clarksville Police Department offices will reopen to the public on Monday, Oct. 26 after being closed earlier this month because of several positive COVID-19 tests among administrative staff.

CPD office lobbies wil...

Read on...

Police Department - News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2020

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

idww2020_logo_standard_trans (resized)

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Clarksville Gas & Water joined elected officials, water utilities, community leaders, educators, and businesses from across the country as part of the sixth annual ”Imagine a Day Without Water,” a nationwide day of...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Gas & Water observes Public Natural Gas Week

Gas Week

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  – Clarksville Gas & Water will observe the national Public Natural Gas Week from Oct. 4-10. This annual nationwide event is intended to build public awareness about the value of having a community-owned natural g...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: September 29, 2020

New Providence indoor pool opens Oct. 1

New Providence Pool

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will open New Providence pool on Oct. 1 for indoor swimming activities through the fall and winter months.

The pool, at 168 Cunningham Lane, is covered with an inflated dome from October to ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2020

2020 Christmas Parade planning begins

christmas parade

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Planning for the 2020 Clarksville Christmas Parade, scheduled for  Saturday, Dec. 5, in Downtown Clarksville, is in full swing, and the public is being asked to decide on critical pieces of the event.

Each year, the ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Downtown Market wins ‘#1 Market in America’

Top Market

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The best place to live in America now has the “#1 Market in America.”

The Clarksville Downtown Market presented by CDE Lightband was crowned the overall “People’s Choice” winn...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Riverfest Regatta and Virtual Talent Show winners announced

Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta

CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee. – With the COVID-19 pandemic still having a widespread impact, Clarksville Parks & Recreation adapted the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events.

The 13th annu...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Riverfest adjusted amid pandemic concerns

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee. – 

With the COVID-19 pandemic still having a widespread impact, Clarksville Parks & Recreation is adapting the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events....

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Gas & Water recognizes National 811 Day

811-day-infographic

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville Gas & Water hopes that the 8/11 date on the calendar will serve as a natural reminder for residents to call 811 three working days prior to any digging project in order to have underground utility lines marke...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: July 17, 2020

CTS employee tests positive for COVID-19

CTS logo 2

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville Transit System was notified Thursday that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19.

In compliance with City policy, the City’s Health and Safety Manager began contact tracing, which indicated there were no cl...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Gas & Water’s North Service Center closes temporarily

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water  temporarily closed the North Service Center on Wednesday after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. 

Under procedures outlined by the City’s Health & Safety Ma...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Firefighter recognized for heroic rescue

Firefighter recognized

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Firefighter Nick Greene was recognized by Mayor Pitts and Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery Jr. for the rescue of a man from a burning home. 

Clarksville Fire Rescue was dispatched to a house fire at 613 Central Ave on May 29 whe...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Clarksville Fire Rescue seeks job applicants

Fire Agility Test

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville Fire Rescue will accept applications for firefighters from July 10 to July 20. The application process was opened earlier in the year but because of the COVID 19 pandemic, all testing for new hires was put on hold. Indivi...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: July 2, 2020

City offices to close Friday to observe Independence Day

City Seal Blue

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Friday, July 3 to observe Independence Day.

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

Clarksville Transit System wil...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Clarksville’s annual water quality report released

CGW logo

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

The report, also known as the &...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Committee invites input on legislative agenda

City Seal Blue

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

Ward 12 Councilman Jeff Burkhart wil...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Billy Dunlop Park to reopen after renovations

Billy Dunlop

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – After a 6-month renovation project, Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park will reopen with an improved pavilion and extensive landscaping designed to protect the riverbank from erosion.

Parks & Recreation will host a ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Gas & Water to reinstate regular billing procedures

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will return to regular billing procedures in mid- July, which will reinstate penalties and fees for late payment and service shutoffs for non-payment.

During the COVID-19 emergency operations that ...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Two Clarksville pools to open on June 20

Swan Lake Pool

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will reopen Swan Lake and Bel-Aire pools on June 20, restoring another summer tradition delayed this year by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We know how much everyone misses the p...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Gas & Water reopens customer service centers

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water reopened customer service centers to the public on Monday, June 1 after closing its doors in mid-March amid the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Gas & Water has worked with federal, state and ...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Many Parks & Recreation facilities to reopen June 1

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Many, but not all, Clarksville Parks & Recreation and Montgomery County Parks facilities and amenities will reopen Monday, June 1 as the community enters the next phase of the COVID-19 reopening process.

Facilities

Rental ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2020

City celebrates first-quarter safety record

Safety Lunch

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City of Clarksville employees in several departments  were treated to lunch Tuesday to celebrate a significant health and safety milestone.

During the first quarter of 2020, employees in Parks & Recreation, Parks...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Fire Rescue welcomes 10 new firefighters

Recruit Class 01-20-9

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Mayor Joe Pitts administered the oath of office Thursday to 10 new Clarksville Fire Rescue firefighters.

Family members pinned badges on the uniforms of these new firefighters: Ethan Baggett, Daniel Darnell, Thomas Farst, Ryan Hamaker...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: May 21, 2020

City Court to provide video conferencing

muni court

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Clarksville City Court will allow citizens to address City Court matters and citations online using Zoom  conferencing.

Most matters with the exception of actual trials can be re...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Clarksville wins ‘Most Patriotic Cities’ award

PatrioticCities Badge

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  For the third year in a row, Clarksville is the recipient of an Insurify Most Patriotic Cities Award, which is based on a nationwide analysis of the residency of current and former military service members...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Parks & Recreation prepares for a ‘different’ summer

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – As the weather warms up, so does the desire to participate in traditional Clarksville Parks & Recreation events, programs and activities at parks, pools and athletic facilities.

However, the COVID-19 pandemic and social d...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Downtown Market to open Saturday

Downtown Market 2020

CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee. – Clarksville Downtown Market will open Saturday, May 16 at a new home on the banks of the Cumberland River. 

McGregor Park North Extension, behind O’Charley’s on Riverside Drive, will be the s...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 14, 2020

CTS gets $5.3 million federal grant

CTS logo 2

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Federal Transit Administration announced a $5.3 million grant award to the Clarksville Transit System as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

CTS applied for the CARES funding ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Gas & Water recalls historic Flood of 2010

PHOTO 1 WWTP

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water employees vividly recall the weekend leading up to Monday, May 3, 2010, when extreme rainfall caused the historic Flood of 2010. 

Wastewater treatment plant workers remember standing by he...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Annual fire hydrant flushing and testing to begin

Hydrant Testing-2

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Citywide annual fire hydrant flushing and testing will begin on Monday, May 11, by Clarksville Fire Rescue personnel and will continue throughout all areas of Clarksville through late June.

Clarksville Fire Rescue performs an...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Fox named Director of Internal Audit

Fox 3

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Stephanie Fox has been chosen for promotion to Director of Internal Audit for the City of Clarksville.

Fox has worked in the City’s Department of Internal Audit for five years and has been Interim Director...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Fleet Manager Randy Reese to retire

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Randy Reese, the City’s Fleet Manager since the position was created in 2015, has announced he will retire May 31.

“It’s been an honor to head up the City Garage and take care of the Ci...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Mayor’s Youth Council extends application deadline

Pitts 2019

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Do you know a junior or senior high school student who is interested in the political system? Do they want to work directly with the Mayor and City officials as a representative of City youth? If so, encourage them ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Council OKs new zoning hearing procedures

Seal of the City of Clarksville Tennessee December 1785

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville City Council has established comment procedures for public hearings on zoning matters to be used during the ongoing COVID-19 state of emergency.

The Council approved a resolution April 21 to allow peo...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Gas & Water urges reopening businesses to flush water lines

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water urges businesses to follow federal Centers for Disease Control guidelines on flushing water lines as they reopen from the shutdown ordered to contain COVID-19. 

Many business buil...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: April 20, 2020

FUEL has urgent need for donations

KidsSign

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The FUEL Program provides take-home meals to thousands of Clarksville-Montgomery County School System students who may not otherwise have access to food at home. Since the schools closed March 12 because of the COVID-19 cris...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Application Period

Applications will be accepted between January 1 - April 30

Fire
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Cold Puts Focus on Homeless Services

Room in the Inn, Salvation Army gear up to meet need

Posted Date:1/10/2019

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – With colder weather forecast for the Clarksville area, social service agencies are focusing on emergency shelter solutions for homeless people in need....

Read on...

Community & Economic Development