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Business
12:26 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Hemlock Semiconductor Closing Its Clarksville Plant

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Hemlock Semiconductor is closing its Clarksville plant in Tennessee due to industry oversupply and international trade disputes. The plant’s approximately 50 workers will have the opportunity to relocate to other company or Dow Corning sites.

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Arts
12:47 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Austin Peay Student Sheds Light on Issues in 'Third World America' at Trahern Gallery

'House Built of Quotes' Detroit, MI, by Stephanie Camfield depicting Urban Decay
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The Trahern Gallery of Austin Peay State University is hosting a BFA show by designer Stephanie Camfield featuring posters and photographs titled, "Third World America." On Sounds Good, The 23-year-old Army wife speaks with Kate Lochte about her show, which Camfield dedicates "to shedding light on issues and solutions in America."

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Society
5:48 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Clarksville "Marriage Market" Hot Spot

Downtown Clarksville
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The Clarksville area straddling the Kentucky-Tennessee border has the nation’s highest concentration of employed single young men, with a ratio of 145 employed bachelors to every 100 women. 

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Crime
12:13 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Clarksville Homicides on the Rise

Homicides in Clarksville are on the rise, according to data from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Ten cases took place just this year, compared to eight (six in the city, two in Montgomery County) in 2013. This year's numbers come out to seven homicides per 100,000 people.

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Society
12:33 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Clarksville-area Woman Indicted for Stealing from Charity

Christie Hill
Credit Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has indicted a Clarksville-area woman for allegedly stealing more than twenty-thousand-dollars from the Wounded Warrior Project Fund. 

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Government
2:47 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Case Against Clarksville Councilman Dismissed

A Clarksville judge has dismissed an assault case between two city councilmen. 

David Allen made the charge and filed a restraining order against fellow councilman James Lewis after a heated dispute that followed a June budget meeting. Allen alleged Lewis made threatening comments to him.

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Business
11:21 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Clarksville Lands $800M Hankook Tire Plant

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South Korean-based Hankook Tire Company will begin construction on an $800-million tire plant in Clarksville next year that could bring up to 1,800 new jobs to the area.

Gov. Bill Haslam made the announcement Monday in Nashville after a Korean news agency leaked the company’s interest in developing a Tennessee plant last week. 

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Business
10:52 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Large Tire Company Could Invest in Clarksville

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The world’s seventh-largest tire company could be investing in middle Tennessee, according to the Korean Yonhap News Agency.

Senior officials at South Korean-based Hankook Tire Company are set to meet with U.S. officials in Tennessee this month to sign a memorandum of understanding for a new tire plant near Nashville. 

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Government
2:21 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Clarksville Councilman Files Charges Against Fellow Councilman After Dispute

Clarksville City councilman David Allen has leveled charges against fellow councilman James Lewis following a heated dispute at a budget meeting last week. The charges include simple assault and a restraining order. 

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Government
9:59 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

New Pipeline Expected to Lower Rates, Risk in Clarksville

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Clarksville city officials are awaiting federal approval for a new natural gas pipeline that is expected to ensure service and lower rates to city residents.

The pipeline will be used in conjunction with the existing line south of the city. Clarksville Gas and Water Director Pat Hickey said the pipeline redundancy will allow for uninterrupted service if the older line fails.

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