As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continue to release guidelines and precautions during the spread of COVID-19, many local restaurants are faced with difficult decisions.
The Middle Tennessee community has been hit with a deadly and devastating one-two-three punch: first the eight early March tornadoes, then the steadily threatening effects of the worldwide COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, then the free-falling economic disasterthat threatens to outlast them all.
"Where everybody knows your name, And they’re always glad you came; You want to be where people know troubles are all the same; You want to be where everybody knows your name.”
A few weeks ago, I heard a story that was too good not to share. Especially with the negativity and fear surrounding many of our lives right now.
In my early years, my world was very small. It was similar to Bill Peach’s, one of our local writers. He described his as being about five corn fields wide. Just substitute cotton fields and you’d have mine.
Left arm straight, right elbow bent slightly, both arms tucked in to my body. Perfect. Grip just right, ball lined up with left heel, head down and still. Loosen up. Now, waggle the club.
Fourteen years ago, Tennessee History for Kids printed 10,000 copies of a poster that featured photographs of every courthouse in Tennessee. It turned out to be quite popular. In fact, I still see some of them hanging in classrooms and courthouses throughout the state.
When you see a blind person being escorted by a guide dog, remember that this practice started with a young man from Nashville.
Several years ago, I produced separate webpages for each of Tennessee’s 95 counties with each telling at least one interesting story about its history.
Most Tennesseans seem to think that either the Emancipation Proclamation or the 13th Amendment abolished slavery in this state. However, in one of the least known points about the Volunteer State and the Civil War, Tennessee abolished slavery by referendum 155 years ago this month.
Thought for the week: If you are lucky enough to be a member of a loving, supportive family, then you owe it to yourself — and to them — to share your thoughts, your hopes, your encouragement and your love.
People who do the statistics can tell us just how many new folks are moving into Franklin in any given time period. The numbers are high, but one thing the statisticians don’t tell us is that it seems that each person brings at least three cars.
Tennessee’s northern border shifts up and down many times on its long path from the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River.
Social Security can be one source of retirement income for you and your spouse. To maximize your benefits, you’ll need to make some key decisions and be aware of some common myths.
An estimated 1 million hernia repairs are performed each year in the United States, making it one of the most common surgical procedures. Surgeons at Williamson Medical Center are using advanced, robot-assisted surgical techniques to help many of those patients avoid a large incision and hav…
I looked hideous, I know, enough to cause people to avert their gazes, or to cause parents to gather their children behind them protectively as I passed.