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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist, dies

In his wide-ranging career, Seigenthaler also served on Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign and founded the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Journalism, Tennessee Government, Vanderbilt University, Middle Tennessee State University

3 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

Four candidates vie for circuit court clerk

With Circuit Clerk Linda Neal's decision not to seek re-election, four candidates - Bud Brandon, Jeff Dickson, Felicia Plumlee Hale and Debbie Moss decided to make a run for the Wilson County circuit court clerk position in the Aug. 7 election.


Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Wilson County, TN, La Vergne, TN, Mount Juliet, TN

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Chief Fletcher Names David Roddy As New Assistant Chief, Chief Of Staff

Late Thursday afternoon, Chattanooga Chief of Police Fred Fletcher announced a new assistant chief, and Chief Fletcher's Chief of Staff, David Roddy.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Middle Tennessee State University

Knoxville News Sentinel

Retired Loudon County Judge Russell dies

Retired Loudon County General Sessions Judge William Henry "Bill" Russell, 75, died Thursday at Parkwest Medical Center of complications related to a recent heart attack and stroke.


Related Topix: Loudon County, TN, Loudon, TN, Nashville, TN, Sports


Volunteers host field day for Nashville children in need

You might not think that running a relay or playing tug-of-war could help a child in need, but Thursday dozens of children spent valuable time with area volunteers at the Bethlehem United Way Family Resource Center.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Alabama Live

Regions honors two local students with $1,000 scholarships for performance in SummerQuest

Huffman High School junior Raheim Thomas and Ramsay High School senior Jalon Thomas won a $1,000 scholarship and $500 VISA gift card each.


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, University of Alabama, Standardized Testing, Education, Gantt, AL

Lebanon Democrat

Lebanon teacher retires after 48 years

New students entering Lebanon High School this fall may not be told to "lower it to a roar," "think of it as an adventure," or hear, "OK angels, the word for the day isa " That's because longtime English teacher Bonnie Fakes retired.


Related Topix: Lebanon, TN, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Murfreesboro, TN, Middle Tennessee State University

WTVF Nashville

TSU to get 'StormReady' designation

Tennessee State University says it is receiving a certification from the National Weather Service signifying that the university is well prepared to protect its people and property from severe weather.


Related Topix: Weather

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Joines announces re-election plans for District 14 commissioner

Joines is a 1982 graduate of DuPont High School in Hermitage and attended Middle Tennessee State University.


Related Topix: Hermitage, TN, Middle Tennessee State University, Transportation, Railroads, CSX Transportation, US National Guard, US Military


100 principals from around U.S. help build Inglewood playground

One hundred principals from grades kindergarten through eighth volunteered at Nashville's Inglewood Elementary School Wednesday to help build new playground equipment.


Lebanon Democrat

Wilson County election series

Editor's Note: The following is a series of questions and answers taken verbatim from a Lebanon Democrat questionnaire recently filled out and returned by each candidate in the Wilson County trustee's race.


Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Middle Tennessee State University, Cumberland University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Bluegrass Blog

For a Season - Matt Wallace

One of the latest sidemen to make a solo debut is bass player Matt Wallace. A Knoxville, TN native who has done stints with Newton & Thomas, Paul Williams & the Victory Trio, David Parmley & Continental Divide, and Audie Blaylock & Redline, among others, Wallace is the current bass player for Terry Baucom's Dukes of Drive.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Cumberland Gap, TN, East Tennessee State University

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Suspicious package reported on MTSU campus not hazardous

Police investigated the report of a suspicious package on the Middle Tennessee State University campus Monday morning.


Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Hendersonville, TN

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Greenville News

Engagement: Rebecca Ann Clanton & Forrest Riddle McPhail

The future bride, a graduate of Mercer University, is a student in Mercer's Physician Assistant program in Atlanta.


Related Topix: Greenville, SC, Mercer University, Middle Tennessee State University

Sat Jul 05, 2014


After 87 Years, The Bristol Sessions are Reborn

In 1927, Ralph S. Peer went to Bristol, TN/VA with his recording gear. Little did he know what the impact of that journey would become.


Related Topix: Bristol, VA, The Carter Family, Country, East Tennessee State University, Wise, VA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

Tuition hike at CSCC is 1-year focus

The Tennessee Board of Regents has voted to raise costs at all its colleges this fall, Cleveland State Community College included.


Related Topix: Tennessee, East Tennessee State University

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Harper: County Commission District 15 candidate

Mr. Banasiak informed me that he would not seek election to the newly re-districted District 15. I count myself as a friend of his and have been deeply appreciative for his eight years of service as a County Commissioner.


Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Belmont University, College for Financial Planning, Montgomery County, TN, Clarksville, TN

Colorado Springs Business Journal

PPCC hires new director of grants

Pirie will oversee the Grant Office and guide PPCC's grants development and management services as they relate to the solicitations, acquisition and management of governmental funding and support from private funders, focusing on project design, processes, training and oversight required to foster successful projects that advance the college's ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Tennessee, East Tennessee State University

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Student sues Citrus College District over free speech restrictions

Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle is a passionate libertarian who was thrilled to attend Citrus College in Glendora for what he imagined would be a quintessential college experience of unbridled debate.


Related Topix: Citrus, CA, Glendora, CA, Middle Tennessee State University


TCAP test results show gains for Tenn. students

Tennessee students made gains in the majority of the state's 31 grade and subject levels, results from the annual TCAP tests show.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors