4:00 PM Sep 2, 2015
It’s not new for Serena Williams to be the center of conversations surrounding gender, racism and disparity between male and female athletes. I typically don’t engage in the arguments because if there’s one athlete people have a hard time changing their minds about –it’s Serena.
3:00 PM Sep 2, 2015
Aug. 24 marked a big day for thousands of Tennesseans and a big day for the future of our state as the first class of Tennessee Promise students began their college careers.
7:30 PM Sep 1, 2015
The county fair is behind us now and The Glade is back to normal. It is common knowledge that Gladeville, Tenn. is the cultural center of Wilson County. We have the Gladeville Community Center, where one can enjoy an exciting evening of professional wrestling from time to time. Every once in a while they will have an “almost world famous” dance band playing there.
2:00 PM Sep 1, 2015
Grandmother Willow and the “Cycle of Life” has been a thread running through these columns for at least eight years.
1:00 PM Sep 1, 2015
Hi Charlie: I enjoyed your music – thank you for it – when you were a longhaired country boy singing about the preacher-man on TV who claimed to be worried about your soul.
4:00 PM Aug 31, 2015
Dad, we’ll start by stating the obvious—your health is important. Your No. 1 job is to be an effective parent and role model.
8:00 AM Aug 30, 2015
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3:00 PM Aug 29, 2015
The Commercial Appeal published a story Friday that examined 22 shooting deaths of suspects by Memphis police since 2009.
2:00 PM Aug 29, 2015
“Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs.” — Christopher Hampton
8:00 PM Aug 28, 2015
“Well, nobody is perfect” is a phrase we have all said at one time or another. The saying is true because we’ve all sinned (Romans 3:10,23).
7:00 PM Aug 28, 2015
People often make two charges against the Bible, especially the sections of the Old Testament. They say, “The Bible is boring,” or, “The Bible just isn’t relevant to my life today. When I hear people say things like that, my response is, “Have you ever read the Bible?!”
4:00 PM Aug 28, 2015
A friend of mine who’s very conservative and I shared a laugh the other day.
3:00 PM Aug 28, 2015
Stumbs up ... er, thumbs up to new CU president
9:00 PM Aug 27, 2015
James B. (Jim) Hawkins is a general practice and public interest law attorney based in Gallatin. This column represents legal information, and is not intended to take the place of legal advice. All cases are different and need individual attention. Consult with a private attorney of your choice to review the facts and law specific to your case. To suggest future column topics, call (615) 452-9200.
5:00 PM Aug 27, 2015
Dave Ramsey is America’s trusted voice on money and business. He has authored five New York Times best-selling books.The Dave Ramsey Show is heard by more than 8.5 million listeners each week on more than 550 radio stations. Dave’s latest project, EveryDollar, provides a free online budget tool. Follow Dave on Twitter at @DaveRamsey and on the web at daveramsey.com.
3:00 PM Aug 27, 2015
Stress is a part of any job. Everyone experiences it to some degree and there are all sorts of books and articles on how to relieve stress in your life and on the job.
2:00 PM Aug 27, 2015
Editor’s Note: This is an open letter to residents of Wilson and surrounding counties.