Opinion

Sparks: Democracy Dies in the Darkness

Sep 16, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire 1

A few years ago, I decided to go back to Middle Tennessee State University and take the remaining few hours to complete my college degree. After attending a few semesters part.... Read More

Baum: MTSU-Meharry partnership will transform rural health care

Sep 15, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire 1

Many in Tennessee state government share the goals of increasing access to health care, helping rural and distressed counties and providing additional funding for education..... Read More
Brandon Thomas

Brandon Thomas: Confederate symbols are here to intimidate

Sep 10, 2020 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire 3

Outside of a Black-owned business in Nashville, a box with a Confederate flag hung from a tree. The box wasn’t about history: it was about intimidation. The box, which h.... Read More
Brandon Thomas

Brandon Thomas: Why our healthcare workers deserve better than Mike Sparks

Sep 01, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Recently, State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, presented HR 8001 to the General Assembly, "A Resolution to commend local governments, healthcare workers, long-term care facilit.... Read More

Convenient Fictions

Aug 20, 2020 at 12:10 pm by Paulette Jackson

Some years ago, a woman with whom I went to church, gave me a stack of newspapers she had saved, which included articles written by Southern Agrarian, Donald Davidson. Her hus.... Read More

Charlie Baum: Three Ways to Improve Health Care in Tennessee

Aug 17, 2020 at 02:28 pm by Voice Wire 1

Health care is a matter of great importance to us all. It should come as no surprise to anyone that access and the ever-increasing cost of care are among the greatest challeng.... Read More
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee

Open Letter to Bill Lee: Our teachers and all Tennesseans need your leadership. Where is it?

Aug 14, 2020 at 10:30 am by DeAnnaO

Dear Gov. Lee, I am writing out of concern for the people and prosperity of Tennessee as we continue to navigate through this pandemic. As a public educator, I am keenly awa.... Read More
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlands

Legal Aid: Workers Have the Legal Right to Discuss Pay and Working Conditions

Aug 13, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Imagine this scenario: You've worked at a job you have had for a few years. You like your work.   You get along so well with your coworkers that you feel comfortable enou.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: Handling Crunch Times and Crises

Aug 12, 2020 at 12:58 pm by Dads2Dads

It seems we are faced with new challenges every day when we turn on the news. We need to be informed, but we don't want to be overwhelmed. Sometimes it's a delicate balance..... Read More
Mariah Phillips

Opinion: Tennessee needs state leadership that steps up

Aug 06, 2020 at 02:00 pm by MariahPhillips 1

Gov. Bill Lee recently called a special session of the State Legislature to be held on Monday, Aug. 10 — the first day of classes for Rutherford County and Murfreesboro.... Read More