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This week, we observed Veterans Day — one of the most significant holidays each and every year across this great nation. On this occasion, we pay our respects to those who have served, and we stand united behind our veterans and their families.

I was reminded recently how it easy it is to lose a wallet but some very kind people returned it.  What if they hadn’t?  What if it had been stolen?  If that happens, what should you do?

A few years ago, my wife (Sarah) and I visited my daughter Ava’s elementary school to do something called “Parent Share.” 

This year, members of the Sumner County legislative delegation — Rep. Johnny Garrett, Speaker Pro Tempore Ferrell Haile, and Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver — joined me and our entire General Assembly to enhance school safety for Tennessee children. We all believe every child must attend a good, safe…

The first snow flurries of the season were reported in Middle Tennessee on Halloween and then temperatures dropped into the 20s over the weekend.

From the time William H. Henderson settled in the area we now call Hendersonville (circa 1790), the area has been undergoing change.  From the first native villages to today’s modern neighborhoods, there has been change.  One of the most damaging impacts of this change has come in the form o…

Moisture moves out and drier air moves in to Rutherford County on Tuesday as a cold front passes through the area. 

Howdy folks and welcome to Building Codes with Brian.  Most folks do not give a lot of thought to building codes or their importance, but if you think about where we live, work, play and shop, the one thing they all have in common, they are all buildings.

Domestic violence, paired with access to a gun, creates a deadly combination. Nearly 1 million women in the United States have been shot or shot at by an intimate partner, and more than half of the women murdered with guns in our country are killed by an intimate partner or family member. 

Scattered showers and a few thundershowers are expected for Middle Tennessee on Tuesday as a cold front passes through. Partly cloudy and cooler will return for Wednesday through Friday with high temperatures only in the 60s and low temperatures dropping to near 40 degrees. 

In a story making national news right now, a Manchester, Tenn., teen died by gun suicide last month after being “outed” online. While most of the media coverage has focused on the role of cyberbullying in the death, no one is talking about how he accessed the gun he used to end his life.

Leadership is coming as Brenda Payne has formally announced her run for Mayor of Hendersonville. Her supporters call Brenda the perfect candidate for this city.  She is a champion of strong leadership, she has vast experience and Payne has a true heart for community service.

It’s sad but true.  We are as connected as ever but probably as lonely as ever.  With that comes the opportunity for criminals to take advantage of unsuspecting people looking for companionship in online platforms.  

The 2019 Taste of Hendersonville recently showcased over 100 businesses from the Hendersonville area at the Streets of Indian Lake. Thousands of attendees purchased an admission allowing access to taste food from every booth and even vote for their favorite. Live entertainment, kid’s zone, a…

For the past 16 months our city has conducted a pilot to test public interest in the recycling of garbage.  I commend our city leaders for launching the pilot that provided free of charge a twice-a-month curbside recycling for 800 residents.