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Dollar General awards Nashville and Middle Tennessee YWCA $350,000 literacy grant

This week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee a $350,000 grant to support its Family Literacy Center and GED/HiSet training  programs. “The YWCA…

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Slave Dwelling Project to include stay at local historical sites

The Tennessee Historical Commission (THC) has announced that historic preservationist Joseph McGill, founder of the Slave Dwelling Project, will visit their offices at the historic Clover Bottom Mansion for a…

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What’s wrong with this picture? Blind Drive

In a reader submitted photograph, it is clear to see that trees and bushes are blocking this lane of traffic on Mountainview Drive, near the Seven Hills Swim and Tennis Club,…

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Historic Melrose Theatre transforms

Sinema is the name of the restaurant concept slated to open in the historic Melrose theater, located at 2600 Franklin Pike, announced Colin Reed, partner/owner of the project. Sinema, which…

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Metro Office killed in the line of duty Officer Petrina paid the ultimate price for MNPD

The men and women of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department are mourning the death of South Precinct Officer Michael Petrina, who was killed in the line of duty at 9:48…

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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…