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Environment
1:14 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

APSU Recognized for Sustainibility Programs

APSU and Clarksville-Montgomery County officials
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Austin Peay State University has joined a community-based sustainability program. The Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program recognized APSU this week for its conservation efforts. The university added a sustainable campus fee in 2008 to help fund initiatives, such as recycling projects, alternative fuel vehicles, solar panels and better irrigation systems for landscaping. Going green is a trend among universities.

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Education
9:35 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Social Security Numbers No Longer Required for Student Enrollment

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The Montgomery County, Tennessee school system is no longer requesting student Social Security numbers.  The shift comes months after hackers exposed the personal data of about 4300 current and former students along with the private information of about 4900 current and former employees.  In many of those cases, the data included social security numbers.  School system spokeswoman Elise Shelton says the school system will generate its own identification numbers for students, using the same system as Clarksville-Montgomery County schools.  Shelton says the school system began notifying affe

Government
2:38 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Montgomery County in Need of Poll Workers

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Montgomery County, Tennessee officials say they are in need of additional citizens to work at polling places. 

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Education
11:52 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Austin Peay Software Program Wins Praise

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An Austin Peay software program is winning praise from education experts. The program, called Degree Compass advises students’ course selection by analyzing their academic progress. 

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Preservation and Restoration Series
9:00 am
Sun July 8, 2012

Clarksville Herbalist Cherishes Great-Grandmother's Remedies

A salve mixed from comfrey and olive oil is one of the home remedies Angelique Greer learned from her great-grandmother.

Before access to modern medicine became widespread, the rural poor mixed up their own treatments from the plants they grew and foraged. They learned which plants would relieve aches, supplement nutrition, and get rid of infections. These days, a trip to the pharmacy is a much more common way to heal an ailment. But there are still enclaves of natural healing around our region. Angela Hatton traveled to Clarksville, Tennessee, where a local herbalist has preserved her great-grandmother’s remedies.

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Government
9:01 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Clarksville Mandatory Water Restriction Lifted

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A mandatory water restriction in Clarksville, Tennessee was lifted last night, although city officials still have a voluntary water restriction in place.

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Environment
12:58 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Clarksville's Mandatory Water Restriction

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Clarksville water customers are under a mandatory water restriction notice. Clarksville Gas and Water last week suggested customers reduce water usage, now the restriction is mandatory.  

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Government
2:24 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Clarksville opens cooling stations

The City of Clarksville opens cooling stations today to aid residents during record high temperatures. 

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Education
12:10 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Clarksville-Montgomery Schools Hacked

Internet Hacker group "Spex Security" claims to have leaked more then 14,000 personal records of Clarksville-Montgomery County School system students and employees. 

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Tennessee
8:38 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Clarksville Police drop pads for ticket printers

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Clarksville’s Police Department is going paperless in an effort to cut down times for traffic stops and help the City Court become more efficient.  Police Chief Al Ansley tells the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle he hopes to have the paperless traffic stops in place soon.  He says it will cut down the time it takes to issue a citation from fifteen minutes down to five and eliminate time-consuming data entry for city clerks.  Ansley also says the paperless system will save the department money on ticket books.  He says the department has ordered 148 printers, one for each patrol officer, that pri

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