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.
When Japan invaded the Philippines after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, there were about 100 American nurses on the island of Luzon. Three were from Tennessee.
Bringing Major League Soccer to Middle Tennessee is a good thing. There is a wide support for a team, especially from those in Williamson County, long the beating heart of the sport, even before it was cool.
When I don’t have too many pressing things to do, which is getting to be more often these days, I tend to think about odd things that have caught my attention.
It’s hard to imagine Nashville without the Capitol, state office buildings and thousands of state employees — let alone the annual spectacle known as the Tennessee General Assembly.
There was an unusually thick fog at 3:30 this morning, but it was 50-something degrees when I began my daily two — sometimes three — laps around the neighborhood.
Tennessee has a rich news media environment with more than 120 traditional subscription-based weekly and daily newspapers, several free newspapers, alternative press, an established black press, 34 television news stations, public and commercial radio stations, niche news outlets focused on …
Thought for the week: If you feel a personal pity party coming on, slow down and start counting your blessings. If you fill your heart with gratitude, there is simply no room left for complaints.
More than a century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt paid a visit to Nashville that is best remembered for a cup of coffee he drank and something people think he said but probably didn’t say.
Thought for the week: Angry outbursts can be dangerous to your emotional and spiritual health, not to mention your relationships. Treat anger as an uninvited guest, and usher it away as quickly and as quietly as possible.
Every county has a town where its courthouse is located and its government is administered. Since no one alive was around the last time a county moved its county seat, a person might assume that it hasn’t happened very much in Tennessee history.