10:00 AM Jan 21, 2014
To the Editor:
9:00 AM Jan 21, 2014
The Wilson County Board of Education may not always get it right, but careful consideration of the consequences Director of Schools Tim Setterlund should face is the correct course of action to take in this case.
4:00 PM Jan 20, 2014
Last year, Tennessee made great strides to improve public education. State leaders worked tirelessly on behalf of our students by passing meaningful reforms like mutual consent and modifying outdated pension plans.
3:00 PM Jan 20, 2014
These were the biggest, most groundbreaking studies, exercises and medical revelations in 2013.
12:00 PM Jan 20, 2014
Most people would probably think if you’re in the fundraising business, it’s not wise to talk about saving money. United Way of Wilson County is in the business of fundraising, but we do so because of our first priority, and that is helping people.
9:00 AM Jan 20, 2014
This year, my thoughts are extremely focused on making changes and being all I can be in 2014. From decisions as basic as shopping to long-term life-changing choices, my goal is to do more and stress less.
8:15 AM Jan 20, 2014
Anyone remember the old saying, “I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV?” After this week, the more appropriate thing may be to say, “I’m a brilliant young person, despite how I’m portrayed on or what message I receive from TV.”
6:00 PM Jan 17, 2014
I always loved those little Star Trek communicator pins.
9:00 AM Jan 16, 2014
I am counting down to that moment Saturday where I will, for the fourth year in a row, run headlong into the Jimmy Floyd Center outdoor pool - yes, I said outdoor pool – for the annual Polar Bear Plunge.
6:00 PM Jan 15, 2014
Sunday marked the greatest evening of the year for celebrities and for, well, me.
6:00 PM Jan 14, 2014
Last week with mixed feelings, I watched the soap opera called Vanderbilt football from the Southwest corner.
6:00 PM Jan 10, 2014
I’ve known it’s been coming for a while.
6:00 PM Jan 9, 2014
Well, the trip to Birmingham, Ala. on Saturday was well worth it. I got to see my Vanderbilt Commodores come away with a 41-24 victory over the Houston Cougars in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
4:00 PM Jan 9, 2014
Taxes are often viewed as a necessary evil within city government when it comes to those who have to pay them. So clarity is of utmost importance when tax issues are presented to voters.
9:00 AM Jan 8, 2014
The U.S. Congress is generally skeptical of climate change, despite fairly solid proof of global warming and, citing the possibility of economic disruption, has refused to go along with Obama and Clinton administration initiatives to limit greenhouse-gas emissions.
6:00 PM Jan 7, 2014
My week in the Southwest corner has been spent thinking about what to write in this column.
9:00 AM Jan 7, 2014
In Wilson County, many of us are blessed to have a warm home filled with both the necessities of life and a few ammenities that make life better.