CLARKSVILLE, TN – Here’s a look at the top local news stories from Clarksville Now this week.
Deadly wrecks on 41A Bypass lead to calls for more guardrails, traffic lights: Two fatal crashes this month have drawn new calls for safety improvements on the road, which combines 50 mph speeds with narrow shoulders, hills, curves and business driveways. READ MORE
Report: Amazon looks to build 1,000-job distribution hub in Clarksville: The 1.1 million-square-foot facility would be on a 100-acre property near the LG plant and Google data center. READ MORE
Mountain Bike Trail full of ramps and hills created by biking club: Hidden in the middle of the city, you’ll discover a little-known gem: the North Ford Street Mountain Bike Trail, which has ramps and features for every skill level. READ MORE
Beachaven Vineyards & Winery serves new summer music series to replace Jazz on the Lawn: The venue is launching a live music series in May with a plan to downsize. READ MORE
Mother found guilty of murder 7 years after abusing son, sentenced to life in prison: Yvette Slee was the mother of David Slee III, who died at age 7 in 2018 after being severely abused as an infant in 2011. READ MORE
Duke associate coach Nate James hired as Govs head coach: The associate head coach for Duke University basketball will take over the role, vacated with the resignation of Matt Figger. READ MORE
Lifeguard saves choking 5-year-old at indoor pool: The lifeguard is being recognized for saving a 5-year-old boy who began choking on water while taking swim lessons. READ MORE
City invests $1M in North Clarksville Community Center project: The funding will pay for an additional 10 acres, totaling 20, of land at Needmore Road and Hazelwood Road. READ MORE
Regal Cinemas 16 ready to reopen this month: The theater in north Clarksville has been closed for nearly a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE
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