News in Clarksville: Whataburger, school meal vouchers and Camp Rainbow
CLARKSVILLE, TN – Here’s a look at some of the best local reporting from Clarksville Now this week.
Fortune article predicts lower home prices in Clarksville, local expert disagrees: In a recent article, Fortune listed Clarksville, TN among 40 housing markets that may experience a decline in the near future, predicting home prices in Clarksville could fall by up to 20%. READ MORE
The Susan’s Place founder shares her story of becoming herself and being an example as an LGBTQ+ person: At Suzanne’s is a Clarksville-based online forum with over 30,000 members from around the world. READ MORE
Executive Order 97 to Improve the Clarksville Montgomery County School System: Tennessee Governor Bill Lee recently signed Executive Order 97, which directs the state to assess school safety and law enforcement training, and the Clarksville-Montgomery County school system takes measures to further ensure the safety of faculty, staff and students. READ MORE
Fourth-grade students from Carmel Elementary help organize Pollinator Week in Montgomery County: The first annual Pollinator Partnership Week kicked off Monday in Clarksville with the help of fourth-grade students from Carmel Elementary School. The week will end with a guided hike at Dunbar Cave State Park. READ MORE
Judge Wayne Shelton, Tennessee’s longest-serving judge, celebrates his retirement: Family, friends and colleagues came out Wednesday night to celebrate the Honorable Justice C. Wayne Shelton as he hangs up his gavel for his June 30 retirement. READ MORE
Montgomery County students may soon lose USDA meal waivers, CMCSS responds: Students in the Clarksville-Montgomery County school system may soon lose access to free lunch waivers provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture under a program set to expire Thursday, June 30. READ MORE
Whataburger arrives in Clarksville, first planned location for North 2nd Street: Whataburger arrives at North 2nd Street in downtown Clarksville at Shoney’s former location. READ MORE
A week with Camp Rainbow: Celebrating 40 years with a word from the campers: After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, approximately 30 children enjoyed unforgettable times at Camp Rainbow. READ MORE
The North Clarksville Library Branch will share the property with the new animal control facility: The recently funded North Clarksville Library branch will share the property with a new animal control facility, according to a statement from County Mayor Jim Durrett earlier this week. READ MORE
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