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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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Society
2:43 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Tennessee Prosecuter's Son is 1 of 4 in Home Invasion Charges


Clarksville police have arrested four suspects, including a state prosecutor's adult son, in a home invasion robbery. The Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle reports John Wesley Carney III was booked into the Montgomery County Jail Friday, charged with robbery and kidnapping.

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Crime
7:46 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Police Investigating Fatal Shooting of Clarksville Woman

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Clarksville woman.

WKRN-TV reports that officers responded to a shooting in progress around 3 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived on the scene they discovered a woman had been shot and was lying between two buildings. She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

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Government
1:20 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Clarksville's Escorted Funeral Processions Getting Shorter

Police escorted Funeral Processions in Clarksville will be noticeably shorter in the coming months due to a new regulation which limits the length of the police escorted procession to seven cars including the hearse. 

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Society
7:19 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Clarksville Event Helps Guard Against Identity Theft

Clarksville area residents can get their documents shredded for free Saturday at an event that aims to protect against identity theft. The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security is spearheading the project.

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Business
7:58 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Clarksville's Trane, Union Reach Deal with New Contract

A machinists union has reached an agreement on a new 4-year contract with Trane to avert a possible strike at Clarksville's largest private employer. The International Association of Machinists and Trane agreed to a new 80/20 match Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Insurance Plan effective Jan. 1 of next year.  There will be no change in existing plans or employee premium contributions for the remainder of 2013, and the employee premium contribution won’t increase in 2014.

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