Hours after the Clarksville City Council voted not to re-appoint Ryan Bowie, the embattled director of the Roxy Regional Theatre, to the city’s parking commission, the lights went out on the city’s Roxy parking lot – used by hundreds of downtown patrons. The lights, which sit atop the Roxy Theatre, have been dark for weeks now, and the city has refused to comment on the situation or if it’s a direct result of the standoff with Bowie, who reportedly has control of the lighting.
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DUI: Brittany Russell found asleep behind the wheel with an open container of alcohol
32-year-old Brittany Nicole Russell was found asleep behind the wheel of her vehicle at the intersection of 101st Airborne & Peachers Mill Road just after 2 a.m. Sunday. Officers arrived and placed the vehicle in park before waking her up. She was able to exit the vehicle but stumbled and was unsteady when standing. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was taken into custody for DUI. Officers say she also had an open container of alcohol in the center cup holder.
Addition of ParkMobile app allows almost-free downtown parking — The city’s new nightmare
Thanks to the addition of the ParkMobile app to the existing parking meter infrastructure, and the fact that the two systems can’t communicate – you can park downtown in a metered space for as little as $2 for the entire day — and there’s nothing the city can do to stop it without removing either “1st-hour free parking” or getting rid of the ParkMobile app. Here’s how… and you never even have to leave your office, workplace, or downtown home, thanks to the app.
Free downtown parking in December
Throughout the month of December, the City of Clarksville will waive all downtown parking fees every Friday for metered and City-managed garage parking to promote shopping local during the holiday season.