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School Board Faces Court Order

By Clint Confehr COLUMBIA, TN — Maury County’s school board will follow a court judgement — one that found “inappropriate” acts — on how to follow state law “moving forward” with teachers toward employee work...

Dr. Matthew Walker Built 50-Year Legacy at MWCHC

By Cillea Houghton  NASHVILLE, TN — When Dr. Matthew Walker Sr. established the Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, he set into motion a revered 50-year legacy that’s reflected in its mission today. Walker opened the center...

Callaway Offers Real World Results

By Ms. June NASHVILLE, TN — With so many elections bombarding the citizens of Nashville in the year 2018, Christina “Chris” Callaway shows up as a breath of fresh air, balance and consistency in the...

Nashville Launches Large-Scale Health Assessment

NASHVILLE, TN — Metro Public Health Department (MPHD) and NashvilleHealth are launching the Nashville Community Health + Well-being Survey, a foundational, county-wide survey of the health of Nashville residents. The large-scale assessment, to be sent...

David Williams Stepping Down as Vice Chancellor, Athletics Director

 NASHVILLE, TN — David Williams II, vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director at Vanderbilt University, announced earlier this week that he plans to step down from his leadership role at...

Liar, Liar Pants on Fire!

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — Brett Kavanaugh isn’t on the Supreme Court yet, but Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) says he will be by October 1. The full senate may vote as early as September...

Unveiling of Historical Marker for the Riverside Sanitarium

NASHVILLE, TN — On September 29, 2018 at 3 pm the Riverside Historical Society will formally unveil placement of a historical marker for the Riverside Sanitarium, the first black Seventh-day Adventist medical facility, founded in...

Two Nashville-Based Organizations Named to Forbes

NASHVILLE, TN — Two Nashville-based organizations, Advance Financial and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), were named to Forbes’ first-ever ranking of The Best Employers for New Graduates.  Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to...

Ambitious Lecture Series Scheduled at MTSU

MURFREESBORO, TN — One of the most ambitious University Honors College lecture series ever is scheduled for this fall at Middle Tennessee State University. With a November election slated to determine who will guide Tennessee...

Election Elevates Presence of African-American Women in Memphis

By Carlissa Shaw Special to Tennessee Tribune from The New Tri-State Defender In record fashion during the Aug. 2 election, Shelby County voters turned to African-American women to serve in positions on the county and state...