News in Clarksville: Dylan’s final days, resort tax increase, triple shootout and other front-page stories this week
CLARKSVILLE, TN – Here’s a look at some of the top local news from Clarksville Now this week.
“His fight to die also has a meaning”: the death of a teenager from brain cancer gives a family goal: Dylan Lawrence has passed away after a six-month struggle. After helping him through these last “horrible” days, his mother has a new mission. READ MORE
The city’s budget, including the tax increase and the road improvement plan, gets final approval: After heated debate and round-trip votes, the infrastructure plan is now moving forward, with a 20-cent property tax hike to pay it off. READ MORE
Man killed in College Street shooting, 2 others in stable condition: Three people were shot dead in a parking lot on College Street, one fatally. READ MORE
Gay history in Clarksville: 6 key moments for the local LGBTQ community: From Cooper’s general store to Trice Landing’s sting to the 1979 APSU lawsuit, here are some key events you might not know about local history. READ MORE
LGBTQ Clarksville on what it means to move from self-acceptance to pride: During Pride Month in June, Clarksville Now spoke to several people about their struggles and victories. READ MORE
Solar farm deal approved to help pay for sports complex at Exit 8: Solar power supplier Silicon Ranch is looking to buy part of the sports complex’s land and then sell power to the city for a green power source. READ MORE
Shooting involving a TBI investigating officer: Two people were injured in a shooting off Old Trenton Road, one by a police officer. READ MORE
Almost 75% of Fort Campbell’s soldiers fully vaccinated against COVID-19: Vaccination rates here far exceed the rest of the military, with nearly 80% of local soldiers having at least one shot. READ MORE
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