Education Policy: 9 Issues to Address in 2019

Tennessee Star

Public education is not “broken.” Public education policy is “broken,” and neighborhood public schools are suffering the consequences.  Here are nine of the most critical and challenging issues in public education we should address in 2019 in Tennessee.

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Little Big Town Enjoys a “Breaker” Year in More Ways Than One

Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet, and Jimi Westbrook are no strangers to the winners’ circle with numerous awards and industry accolades. And they aren’t showing any signs of slowing down or resting on past accomplishments after an outstanding year. In 2017, the group set an enviable precedent as the…

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The CMA Awards Kick Off Tonight’s Festivities Online with ‘All Access’ LiveStream Coverage with Kellie Pickler and Ben Aaron

Walmart will bring together a special group of Country Music fans at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville to enjoy a special rendition of “Get Together” performed by Vocal Duo of the Year nominee Dan+Shay, in collaboration with New Artist of The Year nominee Lauren Alaina.…

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Watch as Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Duet for the Final Time

Kenny Rogers Dolly Parton Kenny Rogers welcomed Dolly Parton onstage to sing their final duet Wednesday night, Oct. 25, at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The performance was part of an all-star tribute concert to Kenny, titled “All in for the Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration.” Reba McEntire, the Judds, Lady…

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Eric Church Gets Emotional Over Tennessee Fans Gunned Down in the Las Vegas Massacre: ‘Those Empty Seats Are Theirs’

Eric Church Opry Eric Church headlined the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Friday, Sept. 29, for his last full show of 2017. His fans came from all over the country to see him one more time, and Eric instantly recognized the fans as his own. During an emotional appearance on…

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Legendary Rock Group ‘Queen’ Releases Raw and Alternative Takes of ‘We Will Rock You’ and ‘We Are the Champions’

This is Queen’s “We Will Rock You” and “We Are the Champions” as you’ve never heard them before. To mark the 40th anniversary of the dual-single release of two of Queen’s biggest hits on Saturday, Newsweek has the exclusive premiere of alternative, never-before-heard recordings of both anthemic tracks. It was…

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Why Losing Tom Petty Feels Like Losing a Piece of Ourselves

If you sing karaoke, you’ve probably performed “American Girl.” If you play guitar, you’ve likely strummed “Learning to Fly.” And if you’ve driven a car while celebrating some personal achievement or another, you’ve almost certainly belted out “Free Fallin’” at the top of your lungs as you drummed the steering…

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