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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...
By Thomas Sheffield Now that the hype of the NFL Draft and the Country Music Marathon is over, there is one more event we should be excited and hyped.  The world saw record breaking attendance brought a lot of pride...
By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee Senate voted Wednesday on a bill to punish people who turn in too many voter registration forms with missing or incorrect information. The House passed it last week by a vote of...
By Cillea Houghton  NASHVILLE, TN — Women and minority-owned businesses have an ally with the Small Business Administration (SBA), particularly through its 8(a) Business Development program that helps disadvantaged businesses, or companies that have a maximum networth of $250,000, gain...
NASHVILLE, TN — The Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce is the membership of choice for African-American businesses and business professionals in the Nashville Metropolitan Area.  Founded in 1998, the Chamber is designed to assist business owners with the ability...

2019 NFL Draft

By Thomas Sheffield The 84th NFL Draft will be held April 25-27 and the eyes of the world will turn to Nashville Tennessee.   The lives of many of people will be changed forever during these 4 days visiting our...
JEFFERSON CITY, TN — Leading financial services and fintech company Advance Financial continued its expansion across Tennessee with the opening of a new store in Jefferson City, the company’s 104th location. “We look forward to serving the Jefferson City community,”...
By Dr. Shawn Joseph As I close my tenure as the Director of Schools, I want to thank this great community for what you do to support children. Nashville is a special place, and I truly believe we have the...

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