An economic development win of recent years is turning into a giant sore spot. Monday Hemlock Semiconductor announced it will lay off most of its workforce in March due to weak demand for polysilicon, which is used in the production of solar panels.
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Fort Campbell is packing up for another round of deployments – albeit smaller than the last. The city of Clarksville has become more economically resilient since troops first began shipping out to Afghanistan.
The city of Clarksville is getting a $600,000 grant to extend its greenway along with Cumberland River. The money being divvied out by the state is actually from Washington and specifically for projects that would otherwise fall by the wayside.
Wildlife officials say they’ve found more Tennessee bats infected with deadly white nose syndrome. And as For the first time, the disease has been on Eastern Gray bats, which are an endangered species.
The Regional Transportation Authority is rounding out its express bus service with a new route from Clarksville. The money to pay for it comes from a federal grant meant to air quality.
Tennessee cities near bordering states would no longer be able to reroute sales tax revenue for private development projects. Legislation has surfaced in the General Assembly to undo tax incentives created just last year.
New home construction in Clarksville is doing better than most cities. But the area’s growth spurt has attracted copper thieves. Copper prices are at record highs and thieves are able to sell their loot to scrap dealers. Area home builders are coming together to try and stop the rash of thefts.
Some businesses are realizing there will be little federal help to rebuild after suffering massive flood damage.
If you are a flood victim in Davidson, Williamson, Cheatham, Hickman, Dyer, or Montgomery county, register at www.fema.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Businesses and residents in these counties may be eligible for financial assistance to help recover from the flood.
National weather officials now say the Cumberland River will crest at 52.5 feet at 8 p.m. on Monday night. The river was originally projected to crest at 51.5 feet at noon on Monday.
Soldiers at Fort Campbell have been looking to the Clarksville city hall for tips on municipal government. City officials have even offered round-the-clock availability for advice while the 101st Airborne is deployed to Afghanistan.
The city of Clarksville is bowing to pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union and posting a disclaimer at its annual Christmas event that includes a nativity.
Fort Campbell officials will resume policing Clarksville bars for unruly soldiers starting Thursday night.
New red light enforcement cameras in Clarksville will begin issuing tickets Monday after sending out warnings to more than 3,000 motorists last month.