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Mayor Thanks Local Volunteers Today as Part of Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service

Mayor Thanks Local Volunteers Today as Part of Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean today visited local volunteers at an event hosted by the Tennessee Respite Coalition as part of the second annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service. Volunteers on hand included [...]

Metro News by Scott Wallace

Metro News by Scott Wallace

Every week Scott Wallace and his WTNTrib Radio team covers the best sports news in the Metro-Nashville area. . Fisk Duo Honored By Nashville Civitian Club The Nashville Civitian Club Honored local High School and College basketball [...]

Diversity found in Murfreesboro’s April 15 election

Diversity found in Murfreesboro’s April 15 election

By Clint Confehr MURFREESBORO — With early voting ending today in this city of 114,000 people southeast of Nashville, residents could be electing their first African-American mayor on April 15. Elected vice mayor by his peers, [...]

4th Annual Joint Conference On Juvenile Justice To Focus On Juvenile Delinquency Prevention

4th Annual Joint Conference On Juvenile Justice To Focus On Juvenile Delinquency Prevention

Clarksville, Tenn – The 4th Annual Joint Conference on Juvenile Justice will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Daymar Institute, Clarksville, TN from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The purpose of the conference is to [...]

African-American Culture to Be Spotlighted in Nashville

African-American Culture to Be Spotlighted in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN — African-American culture can be regarded as both part of, and distinct from American culture. From the days of the slave trade, Africans and African-Americans have contributed by means of literature, art, agricultural skills, [...]

Black Preschoolers’ Suspensions Triple that of Whites

Black Preschoolers’ Suspensions Triple that of Whites

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Even before they typically learn to read, Black preschoolers – some as young as 4 years old – are taught a disgusting lesson: They are three times [...]

Celebrities Asked to Help in Final Push With Obamacare

Celebrities Asked to Help in Final Push With Obamacare

The Obama administration is bringing in celebrities such as Lebron James to sell ObamaCare in its final push to get Americans to sign up for the law before the March 31 open enrollment deadline.In a press [...]

Nashville Group Assists with Affordable Care Act Enrollment.

Nashville Group Assists with Affordable Care Act Enrollment.

By Ronald W. Weathersby Get Covered Nashville workers and volunteers have been combing the region to inform individuals about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare. They are part of a vigorous effort [...]

Reverend Doctor Marcus D. Cosby To Speak At First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill.

Reverend Doctor Marcus D. Cosby To Speak At First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill.

The Reverend Doctor Marcus D. Cosby, senior pastor of the Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, and who received the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religion and English from Fisk University, will be the featured [...]

Omegas Launch New Service Project At Woodland Hills Youth Detention Center

Omegas Launch New Service Project At Woodland Hills Youth Detention Center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On March 1, 2014, members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated launched a service project to assist the young men at Woodland Hills Youth Detention Center. The facility, part of Tennessee Department of [...]

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