Grand Ole’ Opry ‘Salute the Troops’ Show Will Honor U.S. Military on May 21st

The Grand Ole’ Opry will Salute the Troops with a special show on May 21. Ninety-five-year-old veteran, Ernie Andrus, who is running across America, will lead a red carpet parade Into the Opry House.

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Nashville Symphony Releases Dates of Free Community Concerts

The Nashville Symphony has announced the schedule for its 2019 Community Concerts series, which will showcase the Grammy® Award-winning orchestra in free performances at seven public parks and green spaces throughout Middle Tennessee. An integral part of the organization’s mission to make great music accessible to everyone in the region,…

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Taxpayer-Funded TSBA Has $5.3 Million in Assets, Paid Top Two Execs $499k Annually, Offers Special Access to Business Affiliates

The taxpayer-funded Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) had $5.3 million in assets at the end of 2017 and paid its top two executives $499,000 annually in 2016, according to audited financial statements and IRS Form 990 reports. The TSBA filed those reports, which The Tennessee Star obtained copies of this…

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Fortune 500 Company Begins Operations in Brentwood

CDW office opening

A Fortune 500 global information technology company just set up shop in Brentwood, and company officials promise many opportunities for not just Nashville but all of Tennessee. The company, CDW, is also renowned for its philanthropic work, particularly with the Children’s Miracle Network. “We are not new to Nashville in…

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Tennessee Celebrates School Choice With Events

School choice is at the heart of a nationwide event taking place Jan. 21-27. Held every January, National School Choice Week (NSCW) brings the idea of education options to the forefront. Schools, homeschool groups and other organizations plan tens of thousands of events during the annual event, according to the…

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9th Annual ‘Healing Field – Flags of Remembrance’ in Murfreesboro Opens at The Grove

  For nearly a decade, Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro has put on the Healing Field Flags of Remembrance event over Memorial Day weekend. The volunteer-run event is a moving tribute to our veterans, military, and personal heroes. This year’s Healing Field is located at The Grove at Wilkinson Place, and…

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Commentary: Remember Memorial Day

Our society survives by the service and martyrdom of these selfless souls. Tennessee, the Volunteer State, of all the states, should be the first to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. Happy Memorial Day 2017!

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Commentary: Our Constitution Is Essential for Our Identity

Understanding our government and founding documents, such as the Constitution, creates a more reflective, clear-thinking, and invested citizen.

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