Opinion

BestPlaces.com ranks Nashville/Rutherford County 'Manliest' area in the nation

Jul 28, 2021 at 08:00 am by robmtchl

BestPlaces.com Manliest Cities Article ranked what makes a city manly from 50 major metropolitan areas. Using criteria such as number of professional sports tea.... Read More

Ask Ellie: Should I break up with my closeted boyfriend?

Jul 23, 2021 at 07:59 am by Ask Ellie

Dear Miss Ellie: I have this new boyfriend, and we have been getting along fairly well over the last six months. Who knows at this point where it may lead? We are good togeth.... Read More

The federal eviction moratorium expires July 31: What renters need to know

Jul 22, 2021 at 09:08 am by bmulder 5

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s federal eviction moratorium will expire on July 31. According to The National Equity Atlas, approximately 167,000 househ.... Read More

To Dump or not to dump? Thats the question about landfills

Jul 20, 2021 at 09:30 am by robmtchl

To dump, or not to dump? That's the question! Landfill dumping has been a main approach for municipal solid wastes disposal and will be continued in the near future. However,.... Read More

Ask Ellie: Good Listener

Jul 20, 2021 at 08:00 am by Ask Ellie

Dear Ellie:  I have a dear friend of 10 years who is imploding. The drama in her life is somewhat self-made, problems with her children in their late 20s, her man w.... Read More

How should Rutherford County use its American Rescue Plan funds?

Jul 16, 2021 at 10:00 am by robmtchl

The Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury released a memorandum on July 9, 2021, regarding additional guidance on the American Rescue Plan Act. In this memo, the Com.... Read More

Ask Ellie: Why would someone gift lipstick With lint??

Jul 16, 2021 at 08:00 am by Ask Ellie

Dear Ellie: My in-laws of 17 years always buy me super cheap gifts for my birthday and Christmas, or I get all their gift recycling. How do I know this? Well, I have actually.... Read More

A Peasant, a Bowl of Milk, a Know-it-all and Noah's Ark

Jul 15, 2021 at 08:41 am by Paulette Jackson

This is the story of Noah’s Ark, which is found in Genesis, the first book of the Bible. For those who may not be familiar with the story of Noah’s Ark, as well as.... Read More

Ask Ellie: Can I dump my intelligent but fat long-term girlfriend?

Jul 13, 2021 at 09:00 am by Ask Ellie

Hi Ellie: How are you? Have an issue. I have this great girl in my life. She is attentive, interesting and intelligent, she only has one problem, she is a big girl. She didn&.... Read More

What Determines How Much Elected Officials Get Paid?

Jul 13, 2021 at 08:00 am by robmtchl

Compensation for Countywide Elected Officials  There are specific statutes regarding compensation for each office. In general, statutes prescribe salaries accor.... Read More