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Last week, legislation was presented that would make Tennessee the 19th state in the nation to enact a constitutional right to carry law. House Bill 786 upholds freedoms granted to law-abiding citizens in the U.S. Constitution, while also stiffening penalties for criminals who steal or illeg…

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There remains a growing disparity between teacher supply and demand in Tennessee. This is only likely to grow in the immediate future. With the pending retirement of experienced teachers and a shift in teacher longevity, many educators opt for briefer careers.

When the novel coronavirus first began to spread across the United States, many self-proclaimed experts and pundits demanded that Americans “follow the science”— but the underlying message was clear: stop asking questions.

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing many to be out of work and without financial means to take care of their families. People are still contacting me asking for assistance on how they can go about collecting unemployment benefits provided by the state. Teachers work hard to juggle between virtu…

A snow system that moved through last Saturday night left 2 inches in parts of Rutherford County, 5 inches in the higher elevations of Cannon County and up to 7 inches in Fentress County, which made it the biggest snow there in the last 10 years. 

The Candle Loft offers its patrons the artisan experience of crafting and creating their own scented candles and beauty products. Owned and operated by Mindy and Eric Goodwin, the beautiful atmosphere welcomes you, as does the enticing aromas that envelop you as you walk through the door.

This is going to be a mild weather week across Middle Tennessee with high temperatures from the upper 40s to low 50s and you sure can’t beat that at this time of year.

State Representative Scott Cepicky frequently asks a compelling question: Why can’t Tennessee be the number one state in the nation for public education? Great question. Why can’t we be number one in education in the nation?

Around last Monday’s national holiday celebrating the birth of Martin Luther King Jr., we pause to reflect on the life and legacy of the civil rights leader. He had a special insight and clarity, and many of the words he spoke more than six decades ago still inspire us today.

Hannah Viverett, known on TikTok as @hrviverettewent, went viral in November when she posted a video of her stalker breaking into her second-story apartment. Viverett was filming a video of herself dancing in her living room when her balcony door opened, and a man walked inside.