Country up-and-comer Dustin Lynch stands up for music education
All country artists are grateful for the support of their fans. But they might look to Dustin Lynch as a model for how to take their appreciation a step further: He wants to help those fans - and others too - finish their college careers.
Why Obama issues empty veto threats
Dozens of times this year, the White House has threatened to veto a Republican bill that everyone knew would never reach the president's desk. On subjects as different as healthcare , jobs , taxes and environmental regulations, President Obama has put out official notice that he would veto House Republican bills up for consideration.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Columbia Daily Herald
Two Cents Worth
Middle Tennessee State University honored the late Andrew Mizell Burton of Nashville, Joe Crosswhite of Greeneville and John Sample of Knoxville, with induction into the Robert E. Musto Tennessee Insurance Hall of Fame, according to a press release. Burton, a Sumner County native, began his insurance career in Nashville in 1901 as an agent with the Sun Life Insurance Company and later organized the Life and Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Haslam's office preps for review of aging services
One thing nearly all Tennesseans can agree on is they want good health and independence as they age, and efforts are under way in the state to make sure those opportunities exist today and into the future. NASHVILLE - One thing nearly all Tennesseans can agree on is they want good health and independence as they age, and efforts are under way in the state to make sure those opportunities exist today and into the future.
Caption contest: Pred heads
In this photo, David Poile, general manager for the Nashville Predators, left, with Jeff Cogen, CEO of the Predators and Bridgestone Arena, take questions at the Nashville Business Breakfast at Lipscomb University.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Belmont named a Top 5 Southern university
Belmont University has improved its standing in U.S. News and World Report's annual look at the best colleges in the country.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Columbia Daily Herald
Songwriter, builder, teacher
From the day Scott Anders graduated from Lipscomb University in 1974 with a business degree, he knew what career path to follow. Clues about his chosen profession always had been there - listening intently to his dad's daily banjo playing, forming a string of garage rock bands with his buddies throughout high school, Friday night dances, guitars, and frequent late nights during college spent jamming with friends.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Lecrae Set to Co-Host 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards Set to Air...
This year the show will be co-hosted by Lecrae and MercyMe's Bart Millard. The GMA also announced the nominees for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards, along with its partnership with the Trinity Broadcasting Network in airing the prestigious music awards show.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
GMA Dove Awards announces nominees for Songwriter of the Year
The Gospel Music Association also announced more presenters and performers to appear at the 45th Annual GMA Doves Awards . Current nominees set to appear are for King & Country , 1 Girl Nation , Ellie Holcomb , Tedashii, David and Tamela Mann , Al and Lisa Robertson of Duck Dynasty and Sandi Patty .
Dustin Lynch Is "Where It's At" in Music...
Dustin Lynch will never forget what Garth Brooks revealed to him the first time they met -- the secret to choosing successful songs. "You know, the reason I've had success for as long as I have is because I've always recorded the best song," Brooks once told the eager singer-songwriter.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Predators' top brass offers advice to Titans: Win
Turney Stevens, moderator of a Nashville Business Breakfast at Lipscomb University, asked David Poile and Jeff Cogen of the Nashville Predators a loaded question this morning: What advice do they have for the Tennessee Titans to become more marketable? Cogen gave a simple answer: "Win."
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Cursive returns to Tennessee schools
Tennessee has introduced new cursive handwriting standards for the 2014-2015 school year, joining states like North Carolina that require students to learn cursive.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Lecrae, Bart Millard to Host 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards
Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae and MercyMe frontman Bart Millard have been named co-hosts of the 45th annual GMA Dove Awards, the Gospel Music Association announced.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
WTAQ-AM Green Bay
Sharpen the pencils: Tennessee revives cursive tea...
Children in Tennessee will have to get used to holding a pencil again next year when new cursive handwriting standards go into effect in schools throughout the state.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Daily News
Lipscomb Expands Offerings to Fill Workplace Needs
Lipscomb University is gearing toward the future this fall with three new programs designed to give students an advantage in a rapidly changing job market.
2014 GMA Dove Awards: Lecrae and Bart Millard tapped as hosts
The Gospel Music Association has tapped multi-Dove Award winning powerhouses Bart Millard of MercyMe and Lecrae as co-hosts for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
95.5 The Fish
Kristian Stanfill to Lead 26-City "Passion: Take It All" Tour
Kristian Stanfill and Passion will tour the country this fall on the 26-city "Passion: Take It All" tour kicking off in Seattle September 10. The tour will run through November, making stops in Dallas, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Columbus and more, paving the way for January's Passion 2015 Conferences in Atlanta and Houston .