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Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller

State Rep. Bo Mitchell (L) looks on as House Democratic Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh     (center) speaks at Nashville's progressive L Club. Political powerbroker Bill Freeman (R) introduced Fitzhugh, urging him to announce his 2018 run for governor.

2018 state-wide races attract new candidates; Alan Shuptrine exhibit opens

Gov. Fitzhugh:  Influential Democrat Bill Freeman has picked House Democratic Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh for governor in 2018 — should Fitzhugh decide to run. Fitzhugh won the Davidson Democrats’ Jackson…

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Launching business careers, Old Hollywood fundraiser

Launching business careers, Old Hollywood fundraiser Launching Careers: Tired of your adult kids “finding themselves” while still living in your basement? Has Profes- sor Bart Liddle got the program for…

(l-r) Master of Ceremonies John Young with TNRHoF inductee Lin Folk and directors Paul Tinkle and Chip Chapman.

Broadcaster Lin Folk Inducted into Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame

Radio Hall of Fame: Lin Folk was among the first voices heard in the ’60s when WPLN-FM, Nashville’s public radio station, went on the air. Folk, who recently celebrated her…

Belle Meade Police Officers (l-r) Keith Samol and Wes Baker were honored recently along with Police Chief Tim Eads at St. George's Episcopal Church. Looking on behind them are church members Lucious Carroll and Sue Claxton.	    - photo by Dru Smith

Officers honored and a Councilman seeks interim judgeship

Interim Judge: Metro Councilman Sam Coleman (33) joined Metro insiders enjoying the biscuits and gravy at John A’s recent political breakfast. Coleman is seeking a May 16 Council appointment as…

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Granny White sighting in Belle Meade

Granny White: “There really was a Granny White,” according to local performance artist Elizabeth Corker. She appeared costumed from bonnet to pipe at a St. George’s Episcopal Church Prime Time…

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Pioneer broadcaster Lin Folk celebrated her 100th Birthday

World War II veteran Lin Folk thanked the crowd who gathered to celebrate her 100th birthday at The Meadows Senior Living Community. “People have asked me what’s it like to…

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Rotary Hears from a Security Expert and Then a Huge Hockey Fan

Homeland Security: Herman Statum, a Homeland Security expert and former security director at Opry Mills Mall, recently briefed Green Hills Rotary on past and future terrorists threats. The FBI and…

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Bill Freeman Honored with 2017 Hooligans Shillelagn

Shillelagh: Distinguished Nashvillian Bill Freeman was honored with the 2017 Shillelagh and a Sweet Lucy bourbon liqueur at the Hooligans’ 36th annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Presenter Terry Cobb said…

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Panel Discusses “Medical Aid in Dying”

End-of-Life: “Medical Aid in Dying,” was the topic at a recent Temple Ohabai Sholom Town Hall Meeting. Nurse and attorney Kathryn Payne from Vanderbilt’s Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society…

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Waterpark will Produce Huge Tax Gains According to Proponents

Water Park: The Council member 33-3 vote last week on Opryland Water Park tax incentives were front and center on the podium at John A’s recent breakfast. Metro-wide Councilman Jim…