Prison employee steals from inmate trust funds

Emily Ledbetter Associate Editor On September 8, Mary Williams, a former Tennessee Prison for Women trust fund custodian, was arrested and booked into the Davidson County Jail. Her arrest was…

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Art Project celebrates, empowers those with Down Syndrome

Sarah Stringfellow Staff Writer The Pujols Family Foundation 21 Collaborative Art Project recently unveiled an exhibit on Friday, Sept. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bennett Gallery featuring…

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Habitat for Humanity continues Unity Build in Edison Park neighborhood

Sarah Stringfellow Staff Writer Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville kicked off its 22nd annual Unity Build with the continued revitalization of the Antioch neighborhood Edison Park on Saturday, Sept….

Obituaries

Barrett, George Edward, 86, of Nashville, died on Tuesday, August 26. Barrett, “The Citizen,” was born on October 19, 1927, and grew up in East Nashville. He was a devout…

Dangerous pedestrian crosswalk

When crossing Abbott Martin Road from Cleghorn Avenue, going toward Bud’s Liquors and Wine in Green Hills, the light pole almost completely blocks the pedestrian crossing signal. It is impossible…

Metro/State Commentary

By Horace Johns, MTSU Business Professor Former Metro Councilman As recently reported by David Rose in Britain’s second-biggest daily newspaper, the Daily Mail online, there is new data challenging Al Gore’s…

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Taxing Matters

Taxing Matters By Jim Wilson, CPA You may not be paranoid; they may really be out to get you. In an article written by Tim McGlone, in the Virginian Pilot…

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Dru’s Vues, too!

Dru’s Vues, too By Drucilla Smith Desexing the City Club: The late, great George Barrett broke many historic social barriers including the “hysteric” (his word) moment in 1985 when he…

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Business Briefs 9-4-14

Bohan Bohan Advertising, just named the “Small Agency of the Year, Southeast” by Advertising Age, has added five employees. Tony Gerstner joins as account supervisor for the Pigeon Forge Department…

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There is too much bad news in our society

I am ticked off at all the bad news: deadly virus attacks, children with Uzi machine guns, a serial killer in L.A., the Russian invasion of Ukraine, ISIS murderers, missing…