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News in Clarksville: School bus zone changes, $14 million arena parking garage and other top stories this week

CLARKSVILLE, TN – Here’s a look at some of the best local reporting from Clarksville Now this week.

Narrower bus zones next year will force children to walk on busy roads: CMCSS simply does not have enough drivers and needs to reduce bus zones. But Clarksville Now tried to hike one of those expected hiking routes on Sango Road. Here’s what we faced. READ MORE

Troops of the 101st Airborne Division going to Europe: Troops from the 101st are back in Europe to support NATO’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. READ MORE

$14 million from the state to build a new parking lot: The new public garage will be directly across from the F&M Bank Arena under construction. READ MORE

F&M Bank Arena will include the new Ford Ice Center: The arena will house a new Ford Ice Center, like those in Bellevue and Antioch. Check out this video tour of the center’s progress, along with photos. READ MORE

3 men killed in single-vehicle crash on Needmore Road: The three were killed when the vehicle hit a utility pole. READ MORE

Rezoning of Killebrew on Rossview Road approved by County Commission: With final county approval, the 1,300 units on 300 acres can begin next to the Kirkwood School under construction. READ MORE

House destroyed by fire at Stones Manor: A family of seven has been displaced by the Collins View Way fire. READ MORE

The council selects the next principal of schools, Jean Luna-Vedder: The school board voted to nominate the head of TDOE as the next CMCSS Principal of Schools. READ MORE

Woman charged with second degree murder in fentanyl overdose death: Tennessee state law makes the sale of fentanyl resulting in a person’s death second-degree murder. READ MORE

Inmate dies in county jail, cause under investigation: He had been booked the day before for drunk driving. When deputies conducted a security check the following morning, they found him unconscious in his cell. READ MORE

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Deena S. Hawkins

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