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Clarksville to Host 2017 TN Future Stars Football Games

Published Tuesday, March 14, 2017

On the heels of announcing that the city will host the 2017 Toyota East West All-Star Classic, Visit Clarksville officials have landed another state-wide football event for 2017. The Tennessee Future Stars will host their annual Tennessee-Kentucky games for seventh and eighth graders in Clarksville on June 17 at Austin Peay State University’s Fortera Stadium.

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Governor Haslam, TNECD Announce LG Electronics to Locate New U.S. Manufacturing Operations in Montgomery County

Published Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, the Department of Economic and Community Development and LG Electronics Inc. officials today announced the company will build a new home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville. The global manufacturer, with headquarters in South Korea, is a leader in appliances, electronics and mobile devices. LG will invest $250 million in the facility, creating at least 600 new jobs in Montgomery County. 

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Clarksville Ranks 19th Among Top U.S. Cities for Fastest Job Growth

Published Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Clarksville metropolitan statistical area (MSA) ranked 19th in the nation for fastest job growth. A report released today from 24/7 Wall St., a Delaware-based financial news company, studied employment and job growth from October 2015 to October 2016 for 387 metro areas and announced the top 25 U.S. cities.

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Family-Owned Alabama Company Buys Cougar Packaging

Published Friday, October 21, 2016

Rusken Packaging, Inc. announces the purchase of Clarksville-owned Cougar Packaging. All employees will continue with the new company, and former Cougar owners Gerri and Larry Wallace will continue in their roles for six months to ensure a smooth transition.

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Verstraete IML USA to Locate First US Manufacturing Facility in Clarksville

Published Friday, October 7, 2016

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Verstraete IML USA officials announced today the company will locate a new facility in Clarksville. The in-mold labeling manufacturer will invest $20 million and create 59 new jobs in Montgomery County.

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Claksville Population Climbs Toward 150,000

Published Friday, September 16, 2016

Estimates released yesterday from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey show Clarksville’s population at 149,120. Just shy of the 150,000 mark, this growth reflects an 11.6% increase over the past five years.

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Clarksville Makes Pitch for TSSAA Football Championships

Published Tuesday, September 13, 2016

With a little luck and a lot of community support, local tourism officials are hoping Clarksville will host the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) state football championships beginning in 2017.

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Google Speaker to Keynote Growth Summit

Published Tuesday, August 2, 2016

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) will host its fifth annual growth summit on Thursday, August 25 at the Riverview Inn. This half-day public event and will feature recognized leaders in economic development who will address topics such as global and local economies, strategic planning for the future, technology, entrepreneurialism and what drives business decisions. Highlighting this year’s summit is keynote speaker Enoch Moeller, site operations manager for the Google data center in Lenoir, N.C.

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

On the heels of announcing that the city will host the 2017 Toyota East West All-Star Classic, Visit Clarksville officials have landed another state-wide football event for 2017. The Tennessee Future Stars will host their annual Tennessee-Kentucky games for seventh and eighth graders in Clarksville on June 17 at Austin Peay State University’s Fortera Stadium.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, the Department of Economic and Community Development and LG Electronics Inc. officials today announced the company will build a new home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville. The global manufacturer, with headquarters in South Korea, is a leader in appliances, electronics and mobile devices. LG will invest $250 million in the facility, creating at least 600 new jobs in Montgomery County. 

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