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It has become very clear from the standing room only BOMA meeting on June 12h that residents were confused as I when the board voted to send the “city administrator position” to general committee for their “suggestion “to the board about how an “ad-hoc” committee could be formed and its role.

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Because it can spread quickly, melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. It can be deadly.1 But it doesn’t have to be. You can take steps to protect yourself and detect this skin cancer before it makes its move.

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Over the last eight years, members of the Tennessee General Assembly have helped us pass significant legislation – legislation that shows Tennessee will lead the nation in jobs, education and efficient and effective government for years to come.

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When I looked for the results of the recent Primary election posted by the Sumner County Election Commission, I was once again appalled by the total number of voters…14.1 percent!! That’s right, only 14.1 per cent of the registered voters in Sumner County decided to exercise their rights. Th…

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I know what you are thinking! This school year is not over and you want me to start thinking about next year. Parents often procrastinate and wait until late into July to call for an appointment to see their child’s pediatrician. By then it’s often too late, the appointment schedules are ful…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed of a nation where one could and would be judged solely by the content of one’s character. In my humble opinion, our elected officials, our so-called representatives, should be shining examples of what that looks like.

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Tennesseans are tired of the legalized loan sharks known as payday lenders. That’s why our organization has supported state level legislation to rein-in loan shark lending. Now, we’re also standing behind a federal rule proposed by the Consumer Bureau that would prevent the worst abuses of t…

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Every day at the News Media Alliance headquarters, a stack of newspapers arrives for myself and the staff. But with the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission currently considering tariffs on Canadian newsprint, those days of screen-free reading could be coming to an end.

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Hendersonville’s first Literacy Day was a huge success. Over 300 students and parents attended. Literacy Day was a true community effort with the City of Hendersonville, Welch College, Community Church, and the Literacy Council of Middle Tennessee pulling together to promote reading to eleme…

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Every day at the News Media Alliance headquarters, a stack of newspapers arrives for myself and the staff. But with the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission currently considering tariffs on Canadian newsprint, those days of screen-free reading could be coming to an end.

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My high school prom took a dramatic turn when two guys got their tuxedo jackets mixed up. One of them belonged to my date, who kindly offered to keep my wallet in his pocket. That’s the jacket another young man mistakenly grabbed off the back of a chair before heading to an underage drinking…

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An increase in suicide rates in Sumner, surrounding counties, and essentially all across Tennessee has led to a call for action so-to-speak by the Sumner County Health Committee.

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College is expensive. Within the past 10 years the average cost for college has outpaced inflation at a staggering pace. According to U.S. News data, the cost for public in-state tuition and fees has risen 65 percent. Many families depend on loans for their kids to attend college.