Shopping at locally owned businesses and supporting the local economy has always been an important part of what gives Clarksville so much heart. Clarksville has so many wonderful shops, boutiques, eateries and businesses that are locally owned and operated.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for continued social distancing, the local Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day ceremony and many other events across the country, including the 2020 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C., were canceled.
“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie
A little bit cooler weather will be with us this week with high temperatures in the low-to-mid 70s. I think we will bounce right back into the 80s from May 22-28.
COVID-19 has had nasty effects on smaller food industries. It has resulted in many people losing their jobs and having to file for unemployment. Some people have even speculated that Asian restaurants have taken the major damage in the Middle Tennessee area.