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Children below age 17 are targets for human trafficking

Living within a dysfunctional home of mental, emotional and sexual abuse resulted in Anne (not her real name) running away when she was 13. For the next couple of years,…

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Voters can help drain the swamp

Every once in a while, a woman would come out of the woodwork and make “outlandish accusations” against the “pillar of the community”. It must be extortion. Someone so revered…

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Representative Brenda Gilmore welcomes Toni W. Franklin, Postmaster, U.S.P.S. to Nashville during the Postmaster Installation Ceremony

(L-R) Christopher Alexander, TN District Mgr., USPS; Rep. Brenda Gilmore, Candidate for State Senate, District #19; Toni W. Franklin, Postmaster , Nashville; and Mary Conner, South East Regional Director. –…

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Congressional App Challenge Winner Delia Batdorff

Congratulations goes to Delia Batdorff, a local high school junior, who is the 2017 Congressional App Challenge winner for Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District. The Congressional App Challenge is a national…

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Students enjoy food, fun and gifts

Recently at Whitsitt Elementary school, the Cumberland DAR Chapter (Daughters of the American Revolution) provided Christmas parties for 91 children and teachers of all the fourth grade classes which was…

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Various art work being shown

Students from Hermitage Elementary School recently shared their art work at the regular meeting of The GFWC Stones River Woman’s Club. Mrs. Julie Fritz’s 4th grade students read a book…

Drus Views Too Drucilla Smith

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…

Taxing Matters Jim Wilson CPA

A New Year is like a fresh piece of paper: What Will You Write?

The New Year has begun.  The New Year brings new opportunities and new tax laws and, of course, self examination which, without perseverance, will accomplish very little.  Did you make…

Horace Johns Metro State Commentary

Two guide posts for 2018

Do you make New Year’s resolutions?  Lots of people do.  I don’t anymore. Instead, I make an inventory of myself for the previous year to see what I did that…

soccer stuff

Attention-grabbing push by team’s owners bring pro soccer to Nashville

It was announced on December 20 that Nashville  was the newest city to gain a Major League Soccer franchise, one owner of the team, John Ingram, said that landing the…