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As a mother of two young children, I’ve given a lot of thought about technology use among kids. There are both negatives and positives to screentime, so finding that healthy balance is crucial for today’s youth.

For 28 years, David Collins has been a bright light in the Sumner County school system — lifting the spirits of hundreds of students through his music and chorus classes.

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band joined the Romanian Navy Band Aug. 8-15 to celebrate the country’s 120th anniversary of Navy Day, playing traditional Romanian songs as well as some of America’s favorites in several locations.

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SAN CRISTÓBAL, Dominican Republic -- The principle of "The more you know, the more you realize you don’t know" definitely applies to me and the Spanish language.

A few weeks ago, I wrote a column about how Benton County once changed the person the county is named for without changing the name. This led a reader to ask me about how many towns in Tennessee have actually changed their names.

Music

In the past few years, a name that kept showing up in my feed was Chase Wright. (Not to be confused with another country singer/songwriter: Chase Rice.)

To be honest, I am overwhelmed by the number of talented artists that perform daily in Nashville. I find I must carefully schedule who I see and what I write about.

Next Monday marks the 10th anniversary of the disappearance of David Reimens, a gifted stone mason, artist and Bohemian soul who made his home in a tree house between Watertown and Shop Springs.

A retired doctor and board member of the Nashville Steam Preservation Society has quietly assembled one of the more impressive model railways in Tennessee.

On Dec. 5, 1900, an advertisement appeared on Page 5 of the Nashville American advertising “building stone” for sale near the corner of Eighth Avenue and Church Street.

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World War II Veteran Billy Bradley of Portland, passed away on July 12, 2022 at age 98. He received full Military Honors at Old Brush Cemetery with the United States Army representing the military. American Legion Riders were present at the funeral and at the grave site.