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  • Bits & Pieces: Tennis, swimming groups looking for new facility

    Two sports groups that fall under the Columbia Association umbrella attended meetings in February requesting that the board of directors build new facilities for their respective programs. It's tennis vs. swimming, with each community trying to convince board members that they need the facility more than the other. At two separate board meetings, tennis supporters championed an already proposed indoor facility to replace the aging Owen Brown Tennis Club. Then came the swimming advocates in support of a new indoor swimming facility. In my opinion, they both have legitimate claims.
  • Last country breakfast of season at firehouse [Clarksville]

    It has been said that April showers bring May flowers. Let's hope those are not snow showers. Most people have seen enough white stuff to last for a while. The 5th District Volunteer Fire Department appreciated the great turnout during a break in...

    Paralympian Amy Purdy discusses Week 2 on 'Dancing with the Stars'

    Paralympian Amy Purdy discusses Week 2 on 'Dancing with the Stars'
    The Times is pleased to have Amy Purdy, who won a bronze medal in snowboardcross at the 2014 Paralympics, guest-blogging for us while she competes on "Dancing With the Stars" with pro partner Derek Hough. Here are Purdy's thoughts about Week 2 of the...

    Avalanche kills two at Sochi Olympics site

    Two women died in an avalanche Sunday at the mountain site where skiing and snowboarding events were held during the Sochi Olympics. Officials at Rosa Khutor announced that 80 cubic meters (about 2,800 cubic feet) of snow swept over the middle section...

    Sports cannot avoid conflict in Ukraine

    Sports cannot avoid conflict in Ukraine
    The conflict in Ukraine, where Russian forces have annexed Crimea, cannot help but spill over to the sports world. Last month, a Ukrainian skier withdrew from the Sochi Olympics and the Eastern European nation's team considered boycotting the...