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The Rabbit Hunters raise money for charities during their event revival

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller Rabbit Hunters: Fate Thomas Jr. proudly presented checks totaling $22,500 to Room in the Inn, Nashville’s Drug Court Support Foundation, St.Edward’s School Tuition…

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Don’t leave a trail of carbon footprints en route to your new home

Larry’s Home Page by Lawrence M. Lipman In addition to being the newest “it” city, Nashville is developing a well-earned reputation for sustainability. Nashville ranks among the 30 greenest cities…

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School Is Out, Now What?

Taxing Matters with Jim Wilson I remember a song from my childhood; it was a song by Gary U.S. Bonds. He sang, “School is out, everybody’s gonna have some fun,…

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Grimes is in the lead

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller Jackson Day: Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes delivered an old fashioned stump speech at Tennessee Democrats’ annual Jackson Day dinner, their…

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For your consideration

Taxing Matters with Jim Wilson What happens when good, educated people do nothing about the circumstances presented by any governing force?  Perhaps it is best described by what happens to…

A moral: pass on both the fruits of freedom and the will to preserve it

Metro/State Commentary with Horace Johns The following is part of a Memorial Day speech that I gave several years ago at the state veterans cemetery on McCrory Lane.  I think…

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Better than gold: Americans consider real estate the best long-term investment

Larry’s Home Page by Lawrence M. Lipman Last month, The Gallup Organization, a leader in public opinion research, released data from a routine poll asking Americans to select the best…

Governor Bill Haslam 
recently presented Helen H. “Tootie” Haskins with her WIN award for exemplary service to Tennessee and to the state Senate in her 33-year career on Capitol Hill.
Along with Tootie, staff leader of retiring Democratic Sen. Douglas Henry, 
Nancy Russell was also honored at the Women in Numbers ceremony.

‘Miss Tootie’ receives a WIN award for her work

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller Two honored: Women in Numbers (WIN) recently commended Helen H. “Tootie” Haskins and Nancy Russell for their exemplary service to Tennessee and to…

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Time to Plan for 2014 Tax Filing Season

Taxing Matters with Jim Wilson, CPA I would like nothing more than to be a hero to my tax clients and to you who are reading my articles for information…

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WIN honors women in state politics at RCA’s Studio A

Dru’s vues, Too by Drucilla Smith WIN honors:  In ceremonies held at the historic RCA Studio A, Women In Numbers (WIN), with special guests Gov. Bill Haslam (R) and Gov….