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    February 22, 2017

    Camps 2017

    Spend the Summer Inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park Tremont Institute offers over-night summer youth programs in June and July for ages 9-17. ...
  • Roopa Srinivasa volunteers at Book 'Em, in Nashville.
    February 22, 2017

    Awaiting a VISA, Volunteer Raises Awaren...

    This month’s honored volunteer is Roopa Srinivasa Rao. After growing up in India, Roopa left the comforts of home and the security of her career in ...
  • James Garrett, one of three candidates vying for the chairmanship position of the Davidson County Republican Party, will contest the results that named Tres Wittum the new chairperson.
    February 22, 2017

    Newly elected Davidson County Republican...

    The Davidson County Republican Party held its caucus convention on Saturday to elect a new chairman and executive committee members.  The convention ...
  • Rendering of the $18 million Gulch Pedestrian Bridge.
    February 22, 2017

    Construction Expected to Begin this Summ...

    Construction of the Gulch Pedestrian Bridge is on schedule to begin this summer, according to Metro Public Works. Public Works representative Kelly Br...
  • Timothy Cotton was a long-haul driver for touring acts like Tim McGraw, Alan Jackson and Conway Twitty. Before his death, he endowed his home to Cumberland Heights.
    February 22, 2017

    Beloved Long-Haul Driver Bequeaths Home ...

      A retired bus operator let it be know that upon his death he wanted to donate his home. But Timothy Cotton, a retired bus operator who drove fo...
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Camps 2017

Spend the Summer Inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park Tremont Institute offers over-night summer youth programs in June and July for ages 9-17. The camp has several options from nature…

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Social 2-23-2017

How About Dinner & Movie? Patron Party The patron party for How about Dinner and a Movie? to benefit Park Center was held at the wonderful home of Margaret and…

Brenda hanging garments in the Nashville warehouse.

Discount Store’s Blind Employee Inspires Her Co-Workers

When Brenda was 12, her mother was killed in an automobile accident. For the next two years, Brenda rarely spoke. “I didn’t want to say nothing to nobody,” she recalled….

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Ticked Off 2-23-2017

It’s Like you’re the King or Queen Riding in a Parade People assume that customers of the public buses in Nashville do not have a car or even a friend…

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Highlights & Happenings 2-23-2017

February 25 Transportation Summit The community-wide event is hosted by the Alliance for Green Hills as they are presenting their first-ever Transportation Summit on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 12…

Drus Views Too Drucilla Smith

Bill Purcell Hopes to Attract 35,000 More Residents to Downtown

WOW!: Bill Purcell, who once wowed Metro Nashville as mayor (1999-2007), was the Green Hills Rotary 2017 “Wow Speaker” last week. Purcell called the 1950’s redevelopment of downtown the “worst…

The new shuttles replace all existing MNAA shuttles at BNA.

BNA Rolls Out Environmentally Friendly Parking Shuttles

The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) recently rolled out 20 new shuttles to service parking lots at Nashville International Airport (BNA). In keeping with MNAA’s commitment to advance sustainable practices…

Taxing Matters Jim Wilson CPA

Is It Deductible? Seriously?!

Kelly Phillips Erb recently wrote an article in Forbes Magazine where she listed several “tax deductions” that people think may pass approval of IRS. But, no such luck. I too…

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East Nashville to Commemorate 155th Anniversary of the Surrender of Nashville

East Park Community Center, located at 700 Woodland St., will host a living history event to commemorate the 155th anniversary of the surrender of the city of Nashville to Union…

Metro State Commentary Horrace Johns

Affordable Care Act Nears Its End

Obamacare, in its present form, is about to run its course. Either Republicans will repeal and replace it or it will collapse under its own weight. Its health insurance markets…