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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Sewer Lateral Line Rehabilitation Work Scheduled, Copeland Road and Sunset Court

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Posted on: December 11, 2019, 1:28 p.m.

Clarksville Gas and Water sewer lateral line rehabilitation contractors will be working on Copeland Road and Sunset Court Thursday and Friday, Dec. 12-13.

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Sewer Main Line Rehabilitation Work Schedule, December 10-13, 2019

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Posted on: December 9, 2019, 2:20 p.m.

UPDATE: The Gas & Water sewer main rehabilitation contractors have added Ogles Drive and Eva Drive to this week's work schedule. 

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Natural gas upgrade work in Welchview subdivision postponed to spring

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Posted on: November 15, 2019, 11: 25 a.m. 

Natural gas upgrade work in Welchview subdivision postponed to spring

Current driveway and yard repairs will be finished on schedule

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Gas & Water says before you dig, call 811

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water wants Aug. 11, or 8/11, to serve as a reminder for residents and contractors to always call 811 to locate buried utility lines before beginning any digging project.

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Hopkinsville honors Fire Chief Montgomery

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Freddie D. Montgomery Jr., the new leader of Clarksville Fire Rescue, was bestowed a high honor by the Hopkinsville Fire Department, where he had served for 25 years before retiring as Fire Chief and taking his new...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Downtown Transit Center reopens

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System has reopened its downtown Transit Center on Legion Street after an eight-month renovation project was completed last week.

Paul Nelson, Clarksville Transit System Director, said C...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Memorial Tree honors Gold Star families

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A beautiful Christmas Tree has been raised in the lobby of City Hall to honor Gold Star families in the Clarksville community, and two Gold Star wreaths have been placed on the Eternal Flame monument in nearby Public Square....

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Citywide storm debris removal continues

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Street Department and contracted removal crews continue to clear the massive amounts of trees, limbs and other yard debris left by the Oct. 26 wind storm.

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

City testing free WiFi at McGregor Park

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – In addition to the stunning display of lights at Christmas on the Cumberland, visitors to McGregor Park this holiday season will be able to enjoy free WiFi access.

The installation of eight WiFi access points in the riverfron...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

CDE Lightband recognized as a Smart Energy Provider

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – CDE Lightband has earned a Smart Energy Provider designation from the American Public Power Association for demonstrating proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation and environmental initiatives that support pr...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

New signs promote a walkable downtown

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Walk Bike Clarksville members will set up from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 30 at the corner of First and Franklin Streets for Shop Small Saturday to share some hot chocolate in campfire mugs and speak to downt...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Mayor Pitts offers Thanksgiving Message

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Thanksgiving is a time to reflect, a time to be grateful for all that we have been given. My favorite Thanksgiving Day memories growing up involve doing yard work and raking leaves with my dad. I’m sure this was designed to get us outside and ou...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Tonight’s Christmas on Cumberland canceled

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Christmas on the Cumberland Grand Opening scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 26  has been cancelled because of the threat of inclement weather. 

While the event will not...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

City offices to close for Thanksgiving

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 to observe Thanksgiving.

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

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Residents urged to shop safely during holidays

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The holiday season is here, and Clarksville Police are urging residents to take precautions to reduce their chances of becoming a crime victim during this otherwise joyous time of year.

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Residents urged to shop safely during holidays

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The holiday season is here, and Clarksville Police are urging residents to take precautions to reduce their chances of becoming a crime victim during this otherwise joyous time of year.

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Police renew call for caution around schools

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Police are urging drivers to be especially cautious in school zones and when encountering school buses on streets and roads throughout the community.

The advice comes in the wake of recent incidents in w...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Drive-through flu shot clinic coming Nov. 19

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- The Montgomery County Health Department is offering flu vaccines at no charge to the community during a special drive-through “FightFluTN” vaccination event on Tuesday, Nov. 19. 

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Mayor Joe Pitts’ Veterans Day Message

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I’m honored to serve as Mayor of the City of Clarksville, the home of Fort Campbell and a large number of military veterans and their families. On Veterans Day, which we will celebrate Saturday with speeches and a parade and on Monday with sever...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

CDE Lightband thanks community, visiting crews for help powering up

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- CDE Lightband faced a significant storm on Saturday, Oct. 26 that caused the most distribution damage in its history. The storm caused more than 32,000 customers to be without power, more than 61 broken poles and more than 15 transfo...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Citywide storm debris removal underway

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  As a service to City residents, the Clarksville Street Department is conducting a citywide pickup of yard debris and tree limbs caused by the severe Oct. 26 wind storm.

The Street Department will not pick up limbs w...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Nelson selected as Clarksville Transit Director

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Paul Nelson, a senior manager of the Clarksville Transit System who has served as Interim Director since July, has been selected as CTS Director, Mayor Joe Pitts announced.

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

CTS offers free-ride food drive

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System will offer free rides each Saturday in November to passengers who donate cans of  food through the Basket of Thankfulness food drive.

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

CDE Lightband making progress on fiber

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  CDE Lightband is making great progress in its fiber restoration

effort. Crews continue to repair the mainline fiber damage in the West Bel Air Boulevard, Gino Drive and Power Street areas. These locations should be ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

CDE Lightband turns attention to fiber

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  CDE Lightband will continue fiber restoration Monday in areas where damaged fiber may affecting broadband services. 

Fiber crews have made headway on reattaching downed cable lines to poles that were replac...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

City tax bills mailed Oct. 31 and Nov. 1

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville 2019 tax bills should start arriving in property owners’ mail boxes in the next few days.

The City Finance & Revenue Department has prepared 58,987 property tax bills, and they were...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Five of six claims brought by Robinsons in multimillion dollar lawsuit dismissed

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville has prevailed on five of six claims brought by Jeff and Sherri Robinson in a longstanding legal dispute over a would-be alley and two small parcels of land near the Robinson’s down...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

City, Red Cross to provide warming shelter

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville and the Red Cross will make Kleeman Recreation Center, 166 Cunningham Lane, available as an overnight warming shelter starting at 3 p.m. Thursday.

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

CDE keeps pushing to restore power

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  CDE Lightband reports at 8 a.m. Thursday that 1,174 customers remain without power. 

Crews are focusing on these areas: 

  • Bel-Aire (East and West), Dave Drive, Gino Drive, Virginia Terrace, Yorktown ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Take Back Day nets 132 pounds of drugs

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Local law enforcement, first responders and community organizations joined with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Saturday to collect 132 pounds of expired, unused and unwanted drugs on National Pre...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Several roads remain closed by storm debris

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Street Department crews are working diligently to clean up storm debris and make repairs to signals to ensure the City’s streets and roads are safe to travel in the wake of Saturday&a...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

CDE reduces outages to below 2,800

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – CDE Lightband reported at 9 a.m. Wednesday it has just under 2,800 customers remaining without power. Crews are focusing on these roads and neighborhoods:

  • Shiloh Road, Paddy Run Road, Howell Drive, Nashboro Road, Saratoga Dri...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

CDE reports steady progress restoring power

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  CDE Lightband continues to make progress in restoring power to Clarksville customers, reporting at 1 p.m. Monday that about 5,800 homes and businesses remained without power after a severe storm Saturday afternoon ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2019

Crews work to restore power, clear streets

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Crews from the CDE Lightband and the Clarksville Street Department remained busy Sunday restoring power and clearing streets of trees and other debris strewn by a powerful storm that hit the area Saturday afternoon.

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

City’s Halloween advice: ‘Be safe, have fun’

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville does not designate a time or rules for traditional Halloween trick or treating, except that the City’s regular curfew law for minors remains in effect. 

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Wayfinding project gets underway

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Some old signs are coming down and new signs are going up across Clarksville and Montgomery County as part of a local wayfinding signage update designed to help residents and visitors find local attractions and poi...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Saturday, Oct. 23 is Drug Take Back Day

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Local law enforcement and organizations are joining with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to urge local residents to rid their homes of dangerous expired, unused and unwanted drugs on Nati...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

CGW invites community to water plant

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will join utilities and organizations across the country on Oct. 23 for the fifth annual  “Imagine a Day Without Water” campaign, a...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Veterans Day Parade will be downtown on Nov. 9

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — The Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade will be Saturday, Nov. 9, with pre-parade ceremonies at 9 a.m. in front of the historic courthouse on Third Street in downtown Clarksville. 

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Room In The Inn seeks help from churches

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  With colder weather approaching, have you ever thought about where the homeless sleep during the winter months? 

Do you know where they get a hot meal? 

Your church could be the an...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Residents urged to ‘Park Smart,’ shop safely

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  As the holiday shopping season approaches, Mayor Joe Pitts and Clarksville Police are calling on residents to take steps to prevent vehicle break-ins and home burglaries.

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

City Street Department offers free pickup of yard debris

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  As a service to City residents, the Clarksville Street Department will offer free pickup of yard debris and tree limbs.

The temporary service period will begin Oct. 15 and continue through Dec. 2.  Yard deb...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Highway 41A construction underway

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Street Department announced today that portions of U.S. Highway 41A, north of the Red River Bridge, are under construction in preparation for paving later this month.. Citizens are urged to use caut...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

City renames park to honor Sidney Brown

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City officials will conduct a ceremony at noon Saturday to officially rename Birchwood Park in honor of U.S. Army veteran and community leader Sidney R. Brown.

Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Brown, 85, ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

City schedules Fair Housing Workshop

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville’s Office of Housing & Community Development will host a Fair Housing Workshop from 1-4 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Large Meeting Room, 350 Pageant Lane,...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Clarksville Transit adding buses, vans to fleet

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Transit System is growing its fleet, recently adding four new paratransit vans and three heavy-duty buses. 

CTS was awarded a competitive grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Trees to be planted Sunday on Franklin Street

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Workers from City Parks & Recreation and the Street Department will gather at 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 to begin planting 15 new trees and adding 10 new planters along the 100 block of Franklin St...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Information to flow at suicide prevention event

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  A large and diverse group of veterans-support organizations and veterans-oriented businesses will participate in a local suicide prevention summit next week.

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Transportation plan available for review

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Urbanized Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will begin a 30-day review and comment period on the Draft FY2020-23 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and corresponding draft Conformity Determi...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Summit will feature ‘lived-experience’ panel

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  A local suicide prevention summit will feature a “lived-experience” panel discussion led by two people whose lives have been touched by suicide.

Bryan Flanery, an Army Veteran who was injured in combat in Afghanistan...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Garrett backs cap on insulin costs

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City Councilman Richard Garrett,  whose 10-year-old son, Trevon, was diagnosed with diabetes and requires daily insulin injections, is inviting citizens to sign an online petition supporting measur...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Hot, dry weather increases fire hazards

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Amid ongoing hot and dry weather, Mayor Joe Pitts is urging Clarksville residents to use caution with outdoor fires and to comply with the City’s open burning ordinance.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Summit to feature mental health experts

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  An impressive lineup of speakers with deep experience in health care delivery to service members and veterans will gather in Clarksville next month for a community-focused suicide prevention summi...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Gold Star Memorial to be dedicated Saturday

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Gold Star families, military veterans and community members are invited to the dedication of a Gold Star Memorial at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Veterans Plaza, 305 Pageant Lane.

Commissioner Courtney Rogers of the Tennessee Depar...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Clarksville earns ‘Best Place to Live’ rating

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville has achieved the high honor of being named the Best Place to Live in America by Money magazine.

The Sept. 16 online edition of the magazine’s 100 Best Places feature leads with the headline: “No. 1. Clark...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

City Building & Codes to be closed Tuesday

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Building & Codes offices will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 17 for a day of training.

Inspectors and Codes Enforcement Officers will attend the day-long training session at the William O. Beach Civic H...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

CPD creates Community Relations Unit

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  – In an effort to keep pace with changes in the way law enforcement does business, the Clarksville Police Department has created a Community Relations Unit.  The face of law enforcement is evolving and the n...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Mayors proclaim Imagination Library Month

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  --  Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts have issued a joint proclamation designating September as Montgomery County Imagination Library Month.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

CTS adds bus shelters, map of stops

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Transit System continues to drive forward in its efforts to update or replace bus shelters throughout Clarksville. 

“We understand the need for updating or replacing current shelte...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Suicide prevention summit coming Oct. 3

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Community members and care givers from all walks of life -- especially service members, veterans and their families -- are invited to a suicide prevention summit from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Wilma Rudolph...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Council approves Legislative Agenda

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – From seeking a Military Affairs Commission to calling for progress on a truckload of important road projects, City Council members are ready to present their list of legislative priorities to lawmakers who represent Clarksvi...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

School zone coming to MLK Parkway

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Street Department crews are completing the installation of signs and hardware to establish a new 20 mph school zone on MLK Parkway/State Route 76 between Red Coat Run and Bellshire Drive in front of Clarksville C...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

City to build pedestrian bridge over Red River

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Persistence has paid off for the City of Clarksville in its quest to complete a 10-mile hiking and biking trail linking the City’s downtown riverfront with Northeast Clarksville.

The Tennessee Department o...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Habitat presents ‘Home’ poster to city

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County has presented Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts with a framed custom-designed print celebrating Clarksville and the Habitat mission of partnering with local families to build affordable ho...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Man, 73, celebrates birthday with new house

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Marion Watkins Jr. had a 73rd birthday party to remember on Tuesday. 

Along with cake and balloons, Mayor Joe Pitts and the Clarksville’s Office of Housing & Community Development presented Watkins with...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

City overhauls downtown parking program

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  First-hour free parking in Downtown Clarksville will end on Oct. 1.

The Parking Commission voted in July to set new parking rates for the 196 metered spaces in the City’s core. Beginning Oct. 1, the first ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Clarksville Dispatch earns training certification

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Police and Fire Dispatch has reached an important training milestone, becoming the only dispatch agency in Tennessee to achieve Association of Public Safety Communications Officials certification.

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

City’s financial report earns highest award

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

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Association honors City Judge Charles Smith

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville City Judge Charles W. Smith was recently honored for the role he played as an officer and founding member of the Tennessee Municipal Judges’ Association, the precursor to the Tennessee Municipal Judges&rsquo...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Organizations offer free Narcan training

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- The Montgomery County Health Council and the Allies For Substance Abuse Prevention of Montgomery County have partnered with the Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists to provide two free Narcan trainings next week. Narcan, the bran...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Citizens invited to community meeting

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Ward 6 City Councilwoman Wanda Smith will host a community conference to give citizens an opportunity to meet and interact with Mayor Joe Pitts and several City Department Directors.

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Clarksville-Montgomery County ranks second in state for tourism growth

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Montgomery County saw the second-highest growth rate in tourism spending of all 95 Tennessee counties during 2018, with direct travel spending increasing to a record high of $244.7 million, a jump of 9.12% over 201...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Clarksville Regional Airport achieves Green Certification

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  -- Clarksville Regional Airport was welcomed Aug. 1 as the 122nd organization to complete requirements and join the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program. 

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Riggins named GM at Gas & Water

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mark Riggins, a 23-year veteran of the City workforce, has been named General Manager of the Clarksville Gas & Water Department after serving as acting GM for the past four months.  

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Leaders want more entrepreneurship

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts, Ward 2 City Councilman Vondell Richmond and an assortment of local leaders want to jumpstart the community’s focus on entrepreneurship and small business development.

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

New fire chief takes oath of office

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Freddie D. Montgomery Jr. was sworn in Thursday as Clarksville’s 17th Fire Chief in a ceremony at Freedom Point attended by his family, friends, firefighting colleagues and City officials.

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

CDE Lightband honored for community service

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  – CDE Lightband was presented the Community Service Award by the Tennessee Municipal Electric Power Association during its annual conference in Nashville. This honor is awarded to recognize the commitment CDE Lightba...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Mayor calls on citizens to help fight crime

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts is calling on citizens to help police prevent and solve homicides and other violent crimes in Clarksville.

“We have already seen 10 homicides so far in 2019,” Mayor Pitts said. “While the Clarksville ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Clarksville earns AARP Challenge grant

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville has been awarded a $2,500 AARP Community Challenge Grant for a wayfinding signage project to increase and promote pedestrian activity Downtown.

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Step Challenge inspires healthy competition

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  After two months of taking the stairs, parking on the far side of the parking lot and counting every step taken, City of Clarksville employees logged 50,867,057 steps, as part of a step challenge issued earlier in ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

New plan emerges for Franklin Street trees

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City officials have revised the plan for replacing trees and landscape elements along Franklin Street in Downtown Clarksville, Mayor Joe Pitts announced Wednesday.

Essentially, the new plan calls f...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Maintenance crew improves its workspace

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The people who maintain grounds and facilities for the Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department are finally getting a major facilities upgrade of their own.

For years, Grounds & Facilities Maintenance worke...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Lampkin helps lead national, state groups

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, was elected treasurer of the National Community Development Association’s executive committee at...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Old Glory flies along City’s roadways

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Just in time for Independence Day, motorists in Clarksville will notice a patriotic display of Old Glory adorning City Hall and several of the City’s major thoroughfares.

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Clarksville Transit System offers free rides

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  In celebration of Independence Day, Clarksville Transit System is offering free rides all day on Wednesday, July 3. 

CTS wants to provide passengers an opportunity to get their Independence Day shopping don...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

City offices to close for Independence Day

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Thursday, July 4 to observe Independence Day.

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

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

Old chapel collapses, prompting daylong search

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The dilapidated Wesley Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church near downtown, which was scheduled for demolition to make way for new affordable housing, saw a burst of activity Thursday that unexpectedly sped u...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Agencies offer help with food after power outages

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Several local food relief agencies are stepping up to help people who lost food supplies during the weekend’s power outages.

The City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Develo...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

City Street Department offers free pickup of yard debris

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  As a service to City residents, the Clarksville Street Department will offer free pickup of yard debris and tree limbs following the weekend’s line of severe thunderstorms.

The temporary service period wil...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Smith named Interim Director at Building & Codes

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  David Smith, project manager for Clarksville Municipal Properties, has been named Interim Director at the Clarksville Building & Codes Department, Mayor Joe Pitts announced.

In April, Mike Baker, Building & C...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Nelson named Interim Director at CTS

PAUL NELSON

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Paul Nelson, transportation manager of the Clarksville Transit System, will become Interim Director of the system effective July 1, Mayor Joe Pitts announced.

In March, Arthur Bing Sr., CTS Director since 2014, announced he w...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Clarksville water system earns perfect score

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville’s water system has earned a perfect score on its sanitary survey evaluation by the State of Tennessee.

The survey, conducted by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Mayor announces his choice for Fire Chief

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  After a nationwide search and consideration of a large field of candidates, Mayor Joe Pitts has chosen Hopkinsville Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery to lead Clarksville Fire Rescue.

“Our search was broad and wi...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Clarksville designated a ‘Purple Heart City’

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts issued a proclamation Thursday designating Clarksville as a “Purple Heart City” and encouraging gratitude for local service members and veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart.

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Gary Norris chosen to fill Ward 11 Council seat

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Gary Norris, a long-time resident of Clarksville who has served in several community leadership positions, was elected Thursday to fill the vacant Ward 11 seat on the City Council.

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

CTS participates in BELL Academy

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  For the third year in a row, the Clarksville Transit System participated in the NFB BELL Academy, a National Federation of the Blind program that helps blind and low-vision children to be more confident and indepen...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Committee begins work on legislative agenda

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  A City Council ad-hoc committee wants to hear from citizens about issues and priorities the City and County should recommend to local members of the Tennessee General Assembly.

Ward 12 Councilman Jeff Burkhart chair...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Council updates code regulating peddlers

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City Council gave final approval June 6 to an ordinance that increases peddlers permit fees and updates provisions relative to peddlers that had been in the City Code since 1963.

The old code h...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Homicides prompt call to ‘support one another’

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts offered a solemn address to the citizens of Clarksville on Thursday in the wake of a double homicide Wednesday night in the parking lot of a local restaurant in the City’s busiest commercia...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

City leads way in suicide prevention training

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville has become the first city in Tennessee to provide suicide prevention training to its entire workforce, according to its training partner, the Tennessee Suicide Prevention N...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Whitfield Road project moving forward

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Community reaction to conceptual plans for improving Whitfield Road have been mostly positive, the Clarksville Street Department reports.

In response, Mayor Joe Pitts has asked the City Council to approve funding in...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

City offices, CTS to close for Memorial Day

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, May 27 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...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Mayor presents $523 million FY 2020 budget

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts presented his Fiscal Year 2020 financial plan for the City of Clarksville today in a formal speech to citizens and the City Council.

In presenting his first budget since taking office in January, May...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Mayors proclaim Safe Boating Week

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, have proclaimed May 18-24 as Safe Boating Week. 

As the busy summer season of on-the-water activities begins with the Memorial Day Weekend,...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Mayor Pitts to present 2020 budget

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts will present his 2020 financial plan for the City of Clarksville at 11 a.m Thursday, May 23 in the City Council Chambers, 106 Public Square. 

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Mayors form Interstate Exit Task Force

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts have jointly created a task force to formulate a plan to beautify the Interstate 24 exits that serve Clarksville-Montgomery Coun...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

CTS to offer free summer rides for youth

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

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

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

County, City join AARP Age-Friendly Network

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Tennessee AARP and local officials announced Monday that Montgomery County and the City of Clarksville have joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities, which is part of the AARP Livable Communit...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Residents urged to take transit system survey

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

Overall, CTS is collecting the data to gain a ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

City Clerk gives official notice of City Council vacancy

NOTICE OF CITY COUNCIL VACANCY

In accordance with the Official Charter, Article II, Section 7, and the Official Code of the City of Clarksville, Tennessee, Section 1-210 , notice is hereby given that the City of Clarksville is accepting applications for re...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Powers resigns City Council seat

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Bill Powers, who was elected District 22 State Senator on April 23 and sworn in two days later, has resigned his Ward 11 City Council seat.

“I am informing the City of my intentions to resign effective noo...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Citizens urged to battle plastic bag litter

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Montgomery County and the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program are asking local residents to join the fight to reduce plastic bag litter.

It’s a big problem. Every second 160,000 plast...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Mayor’s Youth Council conducts book drive

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Mayor’s Youth Council conducted a book drive as a community service project, collecting 1,012 books to donate to Clarksville-Montgomery County elementary schools.

Members of the Youth Council began dri...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Mike Baker to retire from Building & Codes

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mike Baker, Director of Clarksville Building & Codes, will retire June 30 after more than 20 years with the department, the past seven years as director.

Baker began with Building & Codes in 1999 as ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

A Letter and Report from Mayor Pitts: Our First 100 Days

A LETTER TO THE CITY STAFF: MAYOR JOE PITTS

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Dear City Staff,

We recently completed the first one hundred days of our administration, and I want to say upfront that I am overwhelmed with the response you have given us and with the ded...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Transit Center to close for renovations

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System will close its downtown Transit Center on Legion Street for several months starting Monday, April 22 for a renovation project.

Buses will pickup and drop off riders on Le...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Transit System considering downtown shuttle

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Transit System is reaching out to the citizens of Clarksville to determine the need and interest for a downtown circulator shuttle.

The intent of the survey it to help CTS better understand how a new...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Mayors honor dispatchers with proclamation

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett have proclaimed April 14-20 as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in Clarksville-Montgomery County to honor of the men and women of the...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Riggins named acting GM at Gas & Water

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mark Riggins, a 23-year veteran of the City workforce, has been named acting General Manager of the Clarksville Gas & Water Department.  

“I have tasked Mark with leading the department for a ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Mayor Pitts outlines 2020 budget process

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts has announced the process he and the City Council will use to prepare and approve the City’s 2020 budget.

Mayor Pitts has begun building the budget he will present in May by meeting regular...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

City rolls out a fresh new website

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville launched a fresh, easy-to-navigate and more powerful website Monday morning that will enhance the City’s ability to engage and serve its citizens.

“The new websit...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Pat Hickey resigns at Clarksville Gas & Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Pat Hickey, general manager of Clarksville Gas & Water, resigned Thursday after 12 years in the position.

“I want to thank Pat for his long service at Gas & Water and I wish him w...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Team SLIC attends suicide-prevention academy

WASHINGTON  – Leaders from Clarksville and Middle Tennessee gathered in the nation’s capital last week to continue working on a public health strategy to prevent suicide among soldiers, veterans and their families.

The Mayors Challenge Policy Acad...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Emergency team delivers baby at hotel

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Fire Rescue and Montgomery County EMS first responders assisted in the emergency birth of a child in a hotel room on Kraft Street. 

The call came at 8:40 p.m. Saturday, March 1...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

‘CMC Counts’ kicks off 2020 Census efforts

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Joe Pitts, Mayor of the City of Clarksville, and Jim Durrett, Mayor of Montgomery County, Tennessee, proclaimed April 1, 2019, as Census 2020 Kickoff Day and introduced members of CMC Counts, the local Census Compl...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

City works to process business licenses

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts is alerting Clarksville business owners to a potential delay in processing business license renewals.

Computer problems at the Tennessee Department of Revenue caused a data log jam and clerks in the ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

City’s mosquito control efforts begin April 1

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Spring is here, and that  means mosquitos soon will be here, too.

 

Mosquitos are annoying, and they can interfere with outdoor work and spoil our leisure time. More seriously, some mosquitoes are ca...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

50 Plus Games return May 13-18

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Adults 50 and up can register now through May 6 for Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s 50 Plus Games. The mission of the 50 Plus Games is to encourage participants to maintain an active lifestyle and continue par...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

CPD offers student traffic awareness classes

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Police Department is offering a free four-hour Student Traffic Awareness class for teens ages 15 to 19.

 Class will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 at Grace Nazarene Church, 3135 Trenton ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

City, County to present joint legislative agenda

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

 Ward 12 Council...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Senior Center celebrates Green Certification

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Ajax Turner Senior Center celebrated becoming Clarksville-Montgomery County’s newest Green Certified organization with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday. Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and City Council mem...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Hearing set on community development goals

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville will conduct a hearing to receive public comments on how it plans to use resources provided by the federal Department of Housing & Urban Development. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. Monday,...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Local work continues on suicide prevention

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A passionate group of leaders gathered in Clarksville last week to continue building a local strategy to prevent suicide among soldiers, veterans and their families. The group got started last year in response to a ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Fort Defiance announces this month’s events

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A community favorite, Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center, 120 Duncan Street, offers a variety of events. Festivities are diverse and offer something for visitors of all ages looking to have a great time at ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Youth Job Fair scheduled for Spring Break

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayors Joe Pitts and Jim Durrett invite teens, young adults and local employers to participate in the Clarksville-Montgomery County Youth Job Fair, which is part of the Mayors’ Summer Employment Initiative.&nbs...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Citizens can view Whitfield Road concepts

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts and the Clarksville Street Department will host a neighborhood meeting next month on plans to improve Whitfield Road near the 101st Airborne Parkway, Needmore Road and Glen Ellen Elementary School. T...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

New Providence Pool to reopen Mar. 9

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville’s New Providence Pool is expected to reopen Saturday, Mar. 9. The facility was temporarily closed to repair a break in the main circulation pipe.

 Classes and activities that were po...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Clarksville Parks & Recreation to host Wettest Egg Hunt event

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host its annual Wettest Egg Hunt event beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, at New Providence Pool, located at 168 Cunningham Lane. Participants are able to search for ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Pipe collapse closes Canterbury Road

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Street Department has closed a section of Canterbury Road from Dogwood Lane to Sherwood Drive to replace a large drainage pipe.

 The drainage pipe collapsed under the road in the Beachave Subdivision ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

City ball leagues open for registration

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Is your child interested in playing baseball or softball this spring? The City of Clarksville’s Parks & Recreation Department is proud to offer co-ed youth baseball and softball leagues for boys and girls ages ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Opioid Task Force to merge with ASAP

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Mayor’s Opioid Task Force, a group formed last year to to help the City of Clarksville develop a coordinated local response to the opioid crisis, will merge into a larger countywide group, Allies For Substance ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Five homes to be rebuilt or renovated

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville’s prosperity will be extended to five more moderate- or low-income households, thanks to major projects by the city’s Office of Community & Economic Development. The office announ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

City begins search for new Fire Chief

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts has outlined the process the City will use to recruit a successor to Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Michael Roberts, who announced in January that he will retire July 31 after 20 years in the position.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Police seek input on body-worn cameras

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Police are inviting citizens to take part in a new community survey about the department’s implementation of police officer body-worn cameras.

 The survey can be completed online at from March 1...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Downtown Market wins four awards

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Downtown Market received national recognition at two conferences this past week.

 As part of the Pick TN Conference in Franklin, Tenn., on Feb. 21-23, the Tennessee Association of Farmers Markets awar...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Transit System adds four new bus shelters

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Transit System recently placed four new bus shelters.

“I’ve heard passengers request more bus shelters,” said Arthur Bing Sr., City of Clarksville transportation director...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

New Providence Pool closed temporarily

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Because of a break in the main circulation pipe, the City of Clarksville’s New Providence Pool is closed until further notice.

 The main circulation pipe, which feeds water from the pool back through the fi...

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Posted on: February 23, 2019

City Departments brace for flooding, high winds

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Several Clarksville roads and park areas remained closed Saturday because of rising water, and the City Parks & Recreation Department, Street Department and Clarksville Police continued to monitor parks, roads ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

City to crack down at Transfer Center

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City Security Officers will begin cracking down on unruly juveniles who are causing problems at the downtown Transfer Center on Legion Street.

 The juveniles are gathering at the Transfer Center, and staff members ha...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Jimmy Terry monument dedicated

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Jimmy Terry Monument at McGregor Park was dedicated in a ceremony Friday attended by scores of community members who had been inspired by the late pastor and community leader.

 The noon ceremony was sponsored by ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

City offices closed Monday for Presidents Day

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City of Clarksville offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 18 to observe Presidents Day.

 Presidents Day, officially Washington’s Birthday, is a federal holiday observed on the third Monday of February in hono...

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Police warn of red light camera scam

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Police want citizens to beware of a scam involving phone calls and emails about bogus traffic violations involving red light cameras.

 Police say the potential victim receives an email “Notice o...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Fire Rescue offers free smoke alarms

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Free, professionally installed smoke alarms are available to qualifying local households from Clarksville Fire Rescue and the State Fire Marshal’s Office. Residents must fill out an online smoke alarm request or cont...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Pastor Terry monument to be dedicated

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Legends Bank, the Jimmy Terry Monument Committee and the City of Clarksville invite the community to join in the dedication of the Jimmy Terry Monument at McGregor Park.

 The ceremony will be at noon Friday, Feb. 15 ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Mayor Pitts bestows employee service awards

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – For Eddie Combs, who’s worked for CDE Lightband for 45 years, trees are a big deal.

 Combs has spent the last 11 years as the utility’s right-of-way foreman, and a big part of that job is managing...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Fort Defiance announces living history events

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A community favorite, Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center, 120 Duncan Street, offers a variety of events. Festivities are free of charge and diverse, offering something for visitors of all ages looking to ha...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Fire Rescue assists with breakaway barges

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Chasing down breakaway barges on the Cumberland River may not be the first duty that comes to mind when considering Clarksville Fire Rescue, but the department has answered that call twice during the past month.

 Fir...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Trees to be replaced on Franklin Street

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s Forestry Division will replace trees downtown on Franklin Street beginning Monday, Jan. 28 and continue through early Spring.

 The current trees are becoming too big for...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

City Revenue Office open Saturdays in February

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

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Mayor happy to support community activities

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts is providing an easy way for citizens and community groups to reach him with invitations to events and requests for proclamations and commendations.

“I’m happy to attend events and support ...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Community invited for ‘Coffee with a Cop’

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Police Department will host its next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ event from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 31 at Yada, Yada, Yada Deli. CPD is partnering with area businesses to bring tog...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

City earns high marks in audit

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Independent external auditors have issued a clean bill of health for the financial statements of the City of Clarksville.

 Crosslin PLLC, Nashville, completed and issued its audit in December after reviewing the fina...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Fire Rescue applauds a good deed

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Fire Rescue presented Certificates of Recognition to Mathews Nissan and shop foreman Erik Ranallo for helping the department extract a woman from a vehicle.

 In late December, the woman, who was in the pa...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Fire Chief Michael Roberts to retire

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Chief Michael Roberts, a homegrown firefighter and executive who has led Clarksville Fire Rescue since 1999, has announced he will retire from the post July 31.

 Over the past 20 years, Chief Roberts has presided ove...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

City seeks volunteers to serve on boards

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Whatever your specialty or calling, the City of Clarksville has a number of opportunities for citizens interested in serving on a board or commission.

 From the Access Board of Appeals to the Zoning Appeals Board, wi...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Clarksville Downtown Market seeks vendors

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Downtown Market is accepting vendor applications for its 2019 season. Since opening in 2009, the Downtown Market each year has been voted the American Farmland Trust’s “People’s ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

City offices to close for MLK Day

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, Jan. 21 to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday marking the birthday of the renowned civil rights leader.

 City Public Safety departments will be on du...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Joe Pitts sworn in as Clarksville Mayor

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts took the Oath of Office on Wednesday, telling a standing room only crowd at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center that it was “time to turn the page and move the city forward, together.”Judge Tim...

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