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The Tabernacle Church to break ground on 1,200-seat expansion in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) — The Tabernacle Church in North Clarksville is slated to break ground in a 3:30 p.m. ceremony March 24, launching the construction of a new 45,000 square-foot facility.


City Street Department offers free pickup of yard debris

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – As a service to City residents, the Clarksville Street Department offers free pickup of yard debris and tree limbs. The Spring service period will begin March 25 and continue through April 29. Yard debris must be stacked or placed in cardboard boxes or biodegrad


Coffee with a Cop event set for next week in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The next Coffee with a Cop event hosted by the Clarksville Police Department (CPD) is scheduled for Wednesday, March 27. The public invited to join officers for free coffee and conversation at the River Club (1150 Warfield Blvd) from 11 a.m. to noon.


2-year-old Tennessee girl shot in head while playing in backyard: report

A two-year-old girl is reportedly in critical condition after she was shot by a stray bullet while playing in her backyard on March 15. Ariel Salaices was with her two older brothers on a slide when she was hit in the head, ABC News reported, citing the Johnson County Sherriff’s Department.


PHOTOS: Employees recognized for their service to Montgomery County

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – (CLARKSVILLENOW) Montgomery County showed its appreciation to 157 of its employees at their annual Service Awards Luncheon Thursday. They were treated to lunch and received service certificates and pins depending on how long they had worked with the county.


Teen burglars with stolen guns caught in Clarksville neighborhood

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – Two teenagers were arrested on burglary charges after a citizen made a suspicious persons call in Clarksville. On March 19 around 11:45 a.m., officers were called to the area near R.S. Bradley Blvd. and Cunningham Lane about two juveniles walking with something


PHOTOS: Sexual Assault Center in Clarksville “Walk A Mile”

(CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – (CLARKSVILLENOW) The Sexual Assault Center in Clarksville and Austin Peay State University held their Annual “Walk A Mile” fundraiser Thursday at Fortera Stadium. Close to 150 people braved the cold to show their support for the center which provides healing for children, adult


Elderly Tennessee woman mauled to death by pack of dogs, owner to possibly face charges

After an elderly Pickett County woman is mauled to death by six of her neighbor’s dogs, the District Attorney’s Office says they’re getting closer to the end of their investigation, and the possibility of charges for the dogs’ owner.


Family of former soldier accused of raping, killing daughter fighting for his innocence

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - While police say a former soldier raped and murdered his baby daughter, his family has launched a website to fight for his innocence. But prosecutors tell News 2, the website doesn't share the whole story.


Tennessee House advances gym tax repeal bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee lawmakers aren't breaking a sweat over a proposal designed to repeal a $10 million amusement tax on gym memberships. House members unanimously agreed to sign off on the measure on Thursday. The bill must now clear the Senate.


PHOTOS: Business After Hours at Ruby Cora

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW)- The Clarksville Chamber of Commerce held the March Business After Hours for 2019 at the Ruby Cora. Business After hours is held on the third Thursday of every month. This provides an opportunity business connection and networking opportunities. The next scheduled


Clarksville’s newest Publix opens in Sango

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The newest Clarksville Publix location opened Wednesday to crowds of enthusiastic shoppers. The store, located at 920 Highway 76 in Sango Square, provides the growing community a welcomed grocery store in a spacious 47,260 square foot facility which also include


Bluetick coonhound named official state dog of Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The state of Tennessee now has an official dog: the bluetick coonhound. Gov. Bill Lee signed the bill into law this week recognizing the familiar hunting breed, known for its musical bark.


TWRA studies alligator snapping turtles in Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Tennessee Wildlife Resouces Agency said they are conducting a survey to assess alligator snapping turtle populations in Tennessee. According to the statement, "The surveys will provide essential information that will help guide TWRA's future decisions regarding the res


Juveniles cause over $300,000 in damage at Clarksville business office

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – Three teenagers and a 10-year-old child have been accused of vandalizing a Clarksville business, with damage totaling over $300,000. The widespread damage occurred at Eubanks business office at 2994 Eubanks Dr. Police said the juveniles responsible for the crime


Post loses top senior enlisted leader

Not long after the departure of Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, his former right-hand man Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Sims has also left Fort Campbell. According to a post news release, Sims, the top senior enlisted leader in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gave up responsibility at a Wednesday morni


Clarksville’s Weekend Top Picks

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – Need something to do this weekend? Check out our picks for the best events coming up this weekend in Clarksville:. ennessee State Parks will hold free guided spring hikes in all 56 state parks led by park rangers on Saturday, March 23.


Former APSU head golf coach Taylor passes away at 72

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (ESPN CLARKSVILLE) — Albert “A.J.” Taylor, a professor at Austin Peay State University and the head men’s golf coach from 1990-95, passed away Thursday at the age of 72.


First ladies of Clarksville-Montgomery County headline Women in Business event

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – (CLARKSVILLENOW) City of Clarksville First Lady Cindy Pitts and Montgomery County First Lady Mary Durrett both spoke Wednesday at the Women in Business luncheon hosted by the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce.


APSU dance program recognized for excellence at regional conference

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The Austin Peay State University Department of Theatre and Dance attended the American College Dance Association (ACDA) South Region conference March 9-12 at the University of Mississippi. Both works of choreography submitted for blind adjudication were selected