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Mayor launches ‘Walk 100 Miles with Nashville’

Mayor Karl Dean today launched the new Walk 100 Miles with Nashville walking movement, a follow-up to the highly successful Walk 100 Miles with the Mayor initiative. He is encouraging…

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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…

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Belmont named among most beautiful Christian campuses in the world

ChristianUniversitiesOnline.org has named Belmont University as among the 50 Most Beautiful Christian Colleges in the World. The ranking features schools in the United States, Japan, Uganda, Canada and the Philippines…

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Technician revisits the sign he trained on almost 20 years ago

After recent rainstorms, some letters in the world-famous Loveless Cafe neon sign stopped lighting up, so the cafe called in an expert to take a look. Meet Robert Pennington, a…

Obituaries – 5/15/14

Cecil Dewey Branstetter, of Nashville, died on Wednesday, May 7 at the age of 93. Branstetter had been married to Charlotte Coleman Branstetter for almost 70 years. He was born…

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Barton House provides care for residents, support for families

Barton House Memory Care Assisted Living is designed to promote independence, safety and comfort to those challenged with dementia related diseases. People with Alzheimer’s and dementia require a very specific…

The cast, pictured from left to right: Tony Nappo as Jud Fry, Tonya Pewitt as Ado Anie, Ben Gregory as Will Parker, Kim Yearwood as Aunt Eller, Katherine Graddy as Laurey Williams and Daniel Keeley as Curly McLain.

Larry Keeton Theatre offers dinner theatre experience with classic musical

The Larry Keeton Theatre presents the musical theatre classic OKLAHOMA! from May 15 through May 31. OKLAHOMA! is the first musical by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist…

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Tennessee nonprofit ranks third in the nation in preserving homeownership

Affordable Housing Resources Inc., a nonprofit serving Middle Tennessee, is the third most effective organization in the nation at preserving homeownership according to a recently released national ranking. During the…

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…