Music Spotlight: Emily Ann Roberts

Jan 17, 2023 at 01:28 pm by Bethany Bowman

When I think of what country music ought to sound like, a voice very much like Emily Ann Roberts’ is what comes to mind. I suppose part of the reason she sings and talks.... Read More

Lighthouse Immersive Brings Disney Animation to Nashville

Jan 13, 2023 at 04:11 pm by Bethany Bowman 7

NASHVILLE, TN Walt Disney Animation Studios recently announced that it will collaborate with Lighthouse Immersive Studios, the producers of the blockbuster&nbs.... Read More

Tom Wopat Releases ‘Simple Man’

Jan 02, 2023 at 09:39 pm by Bethany Bowman 5

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Long before Luke Duke was sliding across the hood of the General Lee, Tom Wopat was making music. He has been singing since he was a child and thought o.... Read More
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Spotlight on Miss Tennessee, Lauren Dickson

Dec 08, 2022 at 05:05 pm by Bethany Bowman 6

NASHVILLE, TN - Miss Tennessee 2022 is Lauren Dickson. The Parsons native and Miss Lexington 2021 was selected from a class of 36 candidates to become Miss Tennessee on J.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Jo Smith

Nov 28, 2022 at 10:10 am by Bethany Bowman 6

When I heard that Jo Smith was releasing a new independent record, I knew her name sounded familiar to me. In the past, it turns out that Smith has worked with RCA Records and.... Read More

Jamie O’Neal Releases Debut Holiday Album ‘Spirit & Joy’

Nov 21, 2022 at 09:32 am by Bethany Bowman 5

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Those who follow Jamie O’Neal know she is from a musical family and has grown up in the business. Her first studio album, Shiver, went gold in 200.... Read More

WhistlePig and Brothers Osborne Release Limited Edition Whiskey

Nov 17, 2022 at 02:56 pm by Bethany Bowman 13

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - WhistlePig Whiskey and Grammy Award-winning country music duo and reigning CMA Duo of the Year Brothers Osborne are celebrating 100 for all, all fo.... Read More

Daniel Borge Releases ‘Backseat Backroad’

Nov 04, 2022 at 03:24 pm by Bethany Bowman 8

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - One of my previous Music Spotlight artists, Norwegian-born Daniel Borge, has one of the most interesting ‘how I got to country music/Nashville&rsq.... Read More

Commentary: Looking at Attendance and Dropout Issues in Tennessee

Nov 03, 2022 at 07:46 pm by JC Bowman 8

We have seen the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) grab headlines in recent days. Pundits are quick to proclaim that the sky is falling, but the truth is the.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Julie Roberts

Oct 31, 2022 at 06:33 pm by Bethany Bowman 5

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Many will remember Julie Roberts from her breakout anthem in 2004, “Break Down Here.” The megahit has had more than 16 million views on YouT.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Colony House

Oct 24, 2022 at 10:52 am by Bethany Bowman 2

NASHVILLE, Tennessee When I got the press release that a Nashville-based rock band, Colony House, was releasing their fourth studio album on February 3rd, 2022, I was intrigu.... Read More

Building a Better Teacher Pipeline with Grow Your Own

Oct 18, 2022 at 03:30 pm by JC Bowman 5

Tennessee is a unique state, not only because we have incredibly talented citizens, but because of our geography. We border eight states. That can be an advantage and a disadv.... Read More