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Cyber Hacking, Political Thrillers, Palace Celebrities, Boner’s B-day

  Seated (l-r) : John A. Hobbs welcomed Randy Travis and Ricky Van Shelton to the Nashville Palace. Standing ​(l-r):​ in the back are Mary Travis and Bettye Shelton.  –…

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White Castle, Music City Center, John A is 90, A Gerst Memory

              (L-R) Dru Smith (holding flowers) and Bill McCarty were greeted by White Castle  “Butler” Francis at last year’s Valentine’s Day dinner.    – photo…

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James K. Polk, Holocaust Commission, Cohen Gallery exhibit

Polk Museum:  Tom Price, director of the James K Polk Ancestral Home, visited with Green Hills Rotarians concerning the possible move of Polk’s tomb. With the James K. Polk Memorial…

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May Elections, TN-China​ Network​, ​Medical Honor, RIP Sen. Joe Haynes

May Election: ​Candidates galore showed up at the first  2018 Donelson-Hermitage community breakfast at John A’s. Races are heating up for the upcoming May 1 election and referendum.  Candidates from…

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Andy Warhol Polaroids, Business Innovations, Women’s March

It’s Dolly!!! Dolly Parton’s snapshot was featured in a poster advertising an exhibition​ ​at the Cohen Fine Arts Gallery. Her​ polaroid photo was on display in the ​treasure trove of…

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​An ​Open House at Metro

The “faces” of Metro are those folks behind the counter where citizens transact their business with the government. Three ​who are ​well known ​— ​and ​certainly​ among the friendliest officials…

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Marsha Blackburn visits Bellevue

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-7th) visited the Bellevue Republican Breakfast Club to answer questions about her current campaign for the U.S. Senate seat Bob Corker just vacated. “The Senate has…

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May Referendum, West End Middle School, RIP Tony Adgent

Referendum: ​Voters will vote yea or nay on May 1 on whether to dedicate $5.2 billion in sales tax revenue to improve Nashville’s transit system. Metro spokesperson Mary Beth Ikard…

Holocaust survivor Frances Haun (red blouse, left) with part of the history class from Nashville State Community College.  - photo by Dru S

Holocaust; Cumberland Heights; Chagall

Dru Smith | GCA News Holocaust: History Professor Robert Evins Pickard noted many students in his Nashville Community College class had little knowledge of the Holocaust. Six million Jews perished…

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Metro Open Data; John A’s Breakfast​; Lasorda Birthday

Open Data: Got a digital device? Most folks do, whether a smartphone, watch or computer. Mayor Megan Barry, realizing the public data her government collects can em- power people to…