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By Treva R. Gordon In a fast-paced world where entrepreneurship is on the rise, meet an inspiring 12-Year-Old CEO from Hermitage, TN. Meet Kierra Perkins, a business savvy pre-teen who stands out from the crowd.   Kierra is the CEO of...
By Bill Freeman NASHVILLE, TN — The importance of continuity, clear responsiveness and a decided desire to help all of Nashville are the reasons that I have chosen to support Mayor David Briley in the upcoming election. It has been a...
JEFFERSON CITY, TN — Nashville-based financial services and fintech company Advance Financial cut the ribbon today at the company’s newest store in Tennessee, located in Jefferson City. To mark the occasion, the Advance Financial Foundation donated $1,000 to the...
By Dwayne Tucker On May 16th, LEAD Academy’s largest graduating class ever will walk across the stage at Belmont’s Curb Event Center for our sixth annual Senior Signing Day.  Surrounded by parents, teachers and community members, these young men and women...
By Clare Bratten NASHVILLE, TN — Turner construction company recently held a panel discussion in Nashville on how to help women professionals succeed in their male-dominated field.  Turner is known for their high profile construction projects including the Bridgestone Arena, Davidson...
NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville-based financial services company, Advance Financial, was recently named the winner of two Gold Stevie® Awards and one Silver Stevie® Award in the 17th Annual American Business Awards®. The company’s CEO and CXO, Tina Hodges, won...
By Thomas Sheffield We Americans have grown too soft.  We have fallen victim of the constant praises being bestowed upon us even if they aren’t warranted.  We have become accustomed to hearing the US is the greatest country in the...
To State Leaders and Whom It May Concern:  As a citizen, taxpayer, and professional historian I am deeply concerned by the return and the rise of neo-Confederacy in the Tennessee state government (i.e., Executive and Legislative branches).  The Rebel-like-bearded chief staff...
By Thomas Sheffield The good Lord blessed us with five basic senses.  The government and business community will lead us to believe our sense of smell is not working.  If you travel around Nashville on Briley Parkway in Bordeaux, you...
By Niara Savage Amy Frogge, Jill Speering and Fran Bush should be removed from the Metro Nashville Board of Public Education. In mean-spirited coordinated efforts that Mayor David Briley suggested ran afoul of open-meetings law, these three school board members conspired...

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