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The Springfield-Robertson County Airport is hosting a Fly-In and Open House this weekend, complete with skydiving demonstrations, and helicopter and hot air balloon rides for visitors.

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State Senator Kerry Roberts, (R) of Springfield, says government is overreaching in its authority when it comes to mandates concerning COVID-19, and he’s hoping a special legislative session could bring some relief to Tennessee residents.

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Greenbrier is gearing up for its annual “Harvest Time in the Brier” this Saturday, Sept. 18 to be held in and around the Town Square Commons along College Street and Highway 41.

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Forgetfulness is one of the major failings of the human mind. When America was attacked by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001, the images of those planes crashing into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a Shankesville field were seared into our minds.

The largest emergency pet shelter for victims of domestic abuse in Tennessee is now open on the campus of YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee’s Weaver Domestic Violence Center. Community and civic leaders gathered Tuesday, Aug. 24 for a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony at the 800-square foot facility that can house up to eight dogs and six cats at a time. The new pet shelter removes one of the greatest barriers for victims fleeing abuse and will allow people and their pets to stay together and heal together.

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Main Street Media of Tennessee captured 10 first place awards and one of its 13 newspapers, the Gallatin News, was named best Division 1 newspaper in the state at the Tennessee Press Association Awards ceremony last Friday.

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The 2021 Robertson County Fair is just around the corner, beginning next week, after being canceled last year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) spoke Tuesday, August 24 to the Kiwanis, Rotary and Civitan clubs of Clarksville, along with city and county leaders dispersed in the crowd. Blackburn was coming off the heels of a visit with U.S. Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) and Tennessee Governor Bill Lee who had toured the flooded areas in Humphreys County, which she called, “complete devastation.” “I’ve never seen a town wiped out like that,” Blackburn said. “There were houses sitting in the middle of roads, asphalt peeled up off the road, roads impassable and bridges out.” Requests for an expedited disaster approval came earlier this week from the White House. “FEMA and all of those resources should be coming into that community to help them get on the road to recovery,” Blackburn said. Afghanistan Recognizing that many questions have come to her regarding the situation in Afghanistan, Blackburn addressed the efforts being made to get Americans and Afghans out of the area. “Our Senate office now has more than 2,000 names that we have processed to the Department of State to exit Afghanistan,” Blackburn said. “It didn’t have to be this way.” Blackburn said with the exit strategy previously in place, there were benchmarks and timelines that the Afghan government and security forces were going to have to meet with a “conditions-based” withdrawal. U.S. President Joe Biden, she said, was not wanting the conditions-based agreement in place, but a date certain agreement instead. “President Biden is sticking with an August 31 deadline, and would leave American citizens and our Afghani partners behind enemy lines to face torture, to face death. I think this is a very sad day for our nation…it is despicable.” Blackburn expressed her disappointment with the national debt and inflation, both of which continue to rise. She touched on how other countries perceive the United States. “We are the greatest country in the world,” Blackburn said. “We need to return to the day when our enemies feared us.” Blackburn was asked by Clarksville’s Tim Johnson how America will get its credibility back that he believes the country has now lost. With the wall on the southern border not being built, Blackburn said people from 150 nationalities are now being let into America. “Getting that credibility back means that we are a nation of laws and we follow the laws,” Blackburn said. “We need to abide by the rule of law. Thank goodness, in Tennessee, we do that.”

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Drew Sloan wasn’t feeling all that great several years back, but over time, the South Side Drug Company pharmacist says he was able to help tame the illness he faced, by himself.

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The White House Area Chamber of Commerce and the city’s police department are excited to partner together again for their second annual Coffee with a Cop at Deja Moo Creamery and Coffee on Thursday, Aug. 26 starting at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 9 a.m.