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

Date: 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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Montgomery County Receives Governor’s ThreeStar Award

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development presented ThreeStar awards at the 2016 Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development in Nashville in October.

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Family-Owned Alabama Company Buys Cougar Packaging

Date: 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

In-mold labeling manufacturer to create 59 new jobs

Date: 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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City Population Estimates Climb Toward 150,000

Average Age Stays Young; Education Improves

Date: 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

Date: 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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Local Google Deal Contributes to Tennessee’s State of the Year Accolade

Date: Friday, August 5, 2016

The State of Tennessee was named “State of the Year” this week by Southern Business & Development magazine. Among the six projects that contributed to Tennessee’s number one ranking, Google’s investment in Clarksville-Montgomery County topped the list.

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Public Meeting to Address CTS Transfer Center

Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2016

The Clarksville MPO will hold a public hearing on August 16 to address the feasibility of relocating the CTS Transfer Center.

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Google Speaker to Keynote Growth Summit_

Growth Summit Set for August 25

Date: 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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