News in Clarksville: 3 new restaurants, census results and other headlines this week
CLARKSVILLE, TN – Here’s a look at some of the best local reporting from Clarksville Now this week.
County population skyrockets 27.7% over 10 years: The US Census Bureau has released its first set of 2020 census data. READ MORE
“It’s huge what teachers spend pocket’: teachers return to classrooms, buying supplies: On average, teachers spend between $1,000 and $1,500 of their own money on supplies. READ MORE
COVID-19: County tops 1,000 active cases again, Tennova sees spike in virus patients: Since July 13, active cases in Montgomery County have risen from 81 to more than 1,000. READ MORE
Mickey’s Downtown, new bar and grill, opens on Franklin Street: Mickey’s menu features classic bar fare with a twist, including hot dogs and burgers. READ MORE
The American Colored Troops Monument will be installed at Fort Defiance: The monument will honor the 20,133 Black Tennesseans who served in the Civil War. READ MORE
County Passes 10-Year Parks Plan, Including More Trails, Kayak Access: The plan includes new parks and sports facilities, improvements to existing facilities, and extensions to the Greenway and Blueway systems. READ MORE
2 new judges appointed for Montgomery County Courts: Governor Bill Lee named Robert Bateman and Adrienne Fry as the next Circuit Court judges. READ MORE
Soldiers must get COVID shots by Sept. 15, Rep. Green objects: The deadline could be pushed back if the vaccine receives full FDA approval first. READ MORE
Tater Headz will move into the Downtown Commons Eatery: The favorite food truck will move into the location once occupied by Golly G’s. READ MORE
Oldcastle APG will expand its concrete paving business, creating 45 new jobs: The company will invest $10.2 million to modernize and expand its facilities. READ MORE
Legends Smokehouse & Grill opens in the former G’s Pancake House: In addition to their food truck, Legends Smokehouse & Grill also served customers at their former restaurant on Tiny Town Road. READ MORE
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