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  1. In their own words: Reactions to president's visit to TennesseeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Columbia Daily Herald

    "While a visit from the president is of great importance, my hope is that President Obama will come not just to talk or lecture, but to listen. As a world leader in health care and hospital management, Tennessee has experienced firsthand the disasters of this President's unworkable health care law.


  2. ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Columbia Daily Herald

    President Obama speaks Wednesday at Taylor Stratton Elementary School in Madison, riding high after the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act last week. President Obama speaks at Taylor Stratton Elementary School in Madison.


  3. 5 things to do this weekend: Volunteer or see a movieRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Columbia Daily Herald

    With cooler weather in this weekend's forecast, it might be a good time to get enjoy the outdoors. Catch up on the yard work and other chores, but leave enough time to participate in a community project or entertainment.


  4. JetBlue returning to Nashville airportRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Columbia Daily Herald

    JetBlue is returning to the Nashville International Airport, bringing twice daily non-stop service to Boston and Fort Lauderdale in spring 2016. The airline used to offer flights out of Nashville to the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City from 2006 to 2008.


  5. CFD collects prestigious awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Fire Chief Jimmy Elliott, Interim Fire Chief Ty Cobb, Columbia Vice Mayor Christa Martin, Assistant Chief Tony Scott, Cleveland Mayor and Tennessee Municipal League President Tom Rowland, Columbia Mayor Dean Dickey, Councilman Mark King, former CFD Fire Chief Lee Bergeron, Columbia City Manager Tony Massey and CFD Fire Marshall Anthony Davis. The fire department received its Insurance Services Office achievement award during the 76th annual TML Conference in Nashville.


  6. Elephant Sanctuary hosts leading scientist on elephant behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Columbia Daily Herald

    The Elephant Sanctuary kicks off its 20th anniversary celebration this week by welcoming one of the world's top scientists on African elephants' communication and social dynamics. At the Nashville reading, Parnassus Books will offer copies of Elephant Don for purchase, and donate 10 percent of the book price to benefit The Elephant Sanctuary.


  7. Groups call for testing transparencyRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    More than a dozen grassroots public school advocacy groups across Tennessee are banding together and demanding more accountability from the Tennessee Department of Education. This comes in the wake of the confusion created by the latest release of "quick scores" and associated raw "cut scores" from recent TCAP tests, particularly what these scores actually mean, according to a press release from Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment organization.


  8. State Democrats push for Insure Tennessee revivalRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    As Tennessee Democrats fight to revive Gov. Bill Haslam's twice-killed Insure Tennessee proposal, the bill's Republican House sponsor says he doubts the bill will resurface for a vote anytime soon. "I think if [Haslam] thought he could win, he would try to do it again.


  9. Sarina-Joi to open for 'Idol Live' tourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Columbia rocker Sarina-Joi Crowe will open for the "American Idol Live" tour when it visits Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on July 17. Crowe, who made the Top 12 after four seasons of auditions, was in Hollywood this week for rehearsals with the Fox reality television show. She's expected to perform Wednesday as the season concludes, with a winner announced live.


  10. Civil War Trails dedicates new markersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Civil War Trails Head of Installment and Maintenance Jason Shaffer, left, talks with Sons of Confederate Veterans Executive Director Mike Landree at Elm Springs in Columbia. Civil War Trails Executive Director Mitch Bowman holds a marker in place at Rose Hill Cemetery in Columbia.


  11. Spring Hill mayor: Limit payday lendersRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    The purpose of the ordinance, he said, is not to prevent these types of businesses from locating to Spring Hill, but to preserve future property values as the population continues to increase. "Although three-fourths of our land mass is on the Maury side, three-fourths of our population is on the Williamson side.


  12. Haslam: 'major concerns' over guns-in-parks billRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Gov. Bill Haslam said today he has "some major concerns" about a guns-in-local parks bill that now includes a provision allowing Tennessee handgun permit holders to bring their weapons into the state Capitol. The Republican governor's concerns about the amended bill, which comes up this evening before the House for agreement on a new Senate amendment, are two-fold.


  13. Police search for Mt. Pleasant teenRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Law enforcement officials are asking for any leads in the case of a missing juvenile, who has not been seen since just before 8 p.m. Thursday April 9, detective Ray McCluggage told The Daily Herald Wednesday. Thomas Lee Ervin, 17, went missing from Dixie Youth Park on 1st Avenue in Mt.


  14. Tenn. urges school districts to tailor teacher evaluationsRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Tennessee isn't changing the mechanics of how it grades teachers and principals, but it is encouraging districts to customize the process, including involving students more and offering alternatives for assessing the skill level of the state's educators. Next year will be the fifth year since the state revamped the evaluation process, going from a system where teachers were evaluated once every five years to a system that uses multiple measures to judge their effectiveness every year, including four classroom observations.


  15. Ready for mules, thousands of visitors; Queen invites legislators to enjoy the traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Mule Day queen and court, from left, Kayla Kizer, 1st runner-up; Tori Brown, 3rd runner-up; DaceyJo Thompson, 4th runner-up; Queen McKenzie Pressnell, and Taylor Willis, 1st runner-up, leave Monday for Nashville, where the queen l addressed the General Assembly. Rainy weather and me taking a fall , and everyone wanting to get out of the rain limited the photo ops this time around.


  16. Police/Fire Reports: April 5, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Ernest Lee Middlebrooks, 49, 1722 Simpkins St., Nashville, was arrested and charged with theft over $1,000. He was jailed and released on a $5,000 bond.


  17. Gardenhire swears at protester, tensions mountRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Thirty minutes after a committee of senators voted down Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal on Tuesday, East Ridge resident Trae Haggard was still upset. Along with hundreds of other protesters, she had driven to the state Capitol in Nashville to demonstrate in favor of the legislation, which proposed using federal Medicaid dollars to buy health insurance for an estimated 280,000 low-income Tennesseans.


  18. Rolling Stones plan tour stop in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    The Rolling Stones, the ageless rock 'n' roll band often called the greatest in music history, will play a June 17 concert at LP Field in Nashville as part of their 15-city ZIP Code tour. The tour, announced Tuesday, starts May 24 in San Diego and ends July 15 in Quebec.


  19. Tracy weighs another run against DesJarlaisRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    State Sen. Jim Tracy says he is weighing another challenge to U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais in the 4th Congressional District's GOP primary next year after his heart-stopping 38-vote loss to the South Pittsburg physician in 2014. "I've thought about it and I've had a lot of folks contact me in the district over the last few months," the Shelbyville senator said in an interview.


  20. Civil War-era items sold at Lynnville estate auctionRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    It all started when auctioneer Johnathon Hickerson of United Country auctions brought a roll of Confederate currency into The Daily Herald and said "this is just a small taste of what we've found inside this house." Saturday's lifetime estate sale of the late Mark J. Thurman brought about 800 buyers to the Lynnville property, which had previously not been touched since 1968.


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