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Thousands of Youth March Through Downtown Nashville Protesting Systemic Racism

Thousands of Youth March Through Downtown Nashville Protesting Systemic Racism

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe Staff Report, Photograppher, Abbey Cutrer

June 5, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — Thousands of Tennessee teens proved Thursday that they could march to peacefully protest the reoccurring police brutality against black Americans most recently killings of black Americans Ahmad Artery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. Thursday's march marked the 10th day of protests...

Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98

FILE - In this May 1970 file photo, Leonard Woodcock, newly elected president of the United Auto Workers Union, in glasses and dark suit, locks arms with Coretta Scott King, wife of slain the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the Rev. Joseph E. Lowery as they lead several thousand marchers past the state Capitol in Atlanta in a protest march against war, violence and racial repression. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday, March 27, 2020, a family statement said. He was 98. (AP Photo, File)

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro News Desk

March 28, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country’s first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream” in America. For more than four decades after the death of...

Alert: “Catch Me if You Can”, the musical performed by the Hillsboro Players is no scam

Alert:

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Libby Taylor, Journalist

March 2, 2020

Due to Hillsboro's renovation, the musical will be taking place at Lipscomb University's, Willard Collins Alumni Auditorium. Evening performances are on March 5th, 6th, and 9th and begin at 7:00 PM. The lone matinee performance is at 2:00 PM on March 8th which will include ASL interpreters for Nashville's deaf and hard of hearing community. Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for general admission. Make sure you purchase yours at the link below!!

New Year, New Mindset: Hillsboro Men’s Soccer team is ready to lead

New Year, New Mindset: Hillsboro Men's Soccer team is ready to lead

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Abdul Hassen

February 14, 2020

Hillsboro Boys Soccer Schedule  2020 Regular Season As the school year inches closer and closer to the end of the school year,  there's a group of young men putting in blood, sweat and tears for their team. You might be wondering what sport starts so late in school year and it would be me...

CDC works to insure Tennesseans understand that the risk of the flu is higher than the new Corona virus

In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 photo, head custodian Bubba McKenzie uses the Clorox Total 360 System to sanitize a classroom at Eagleton Middle School in Maryville, Tenn. The electrostatics sprayer creates a fine mist that reaches more surfaces faster than traditional cleaning. Blount County Schools have four of the machines for its 21 schools. (Tom Sherlin/The Daily Times via AP)

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – HIllsboro Globe News Desk

February 4, 2020

NASHVILLE  — According to the Tennessee Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control, more than a dozen schools in the middle Tennessee area. Eight children have died from the flu in Tennessee; the CDC says 68 children have died nationwide. When compared to only one death nat...

Crane craze – Nashville reaches the legal limit of cranes

Glow 2019

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Michael Guion, Reporter

December 10, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn – If you've been downtown in the last decade, it's most likely you've noticed the cranes filling the skyline. Ten years ago, cranes represented the ongoing expansion and renovation of Nashville. Now they represent growth that is uncontrolled and new homes that are pushing out long-time...

SAVE 3 LIVES! GIVE BLOOD! -Blood Drive Coming to Hillsboro High

SAVE  3  LIVES! GIVE BLOOD! -Blood Drive Coming to Hillsboro High

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Alexis Marks

October 30, 2019

The Blood Assurance AGHS Blood Drive is coming to Hillsboro High School,  November 19 from 8am to 1pm. On October 25th, Global Health Science students were introduce to a  blood mobile run by Hillsboro's new partner, Blood Assurance. They were given the chance to experience this new Blood Mobile. ...

Nashville Traditions: Metro Schools had two teams to place in top 5 in City Cross Country meet.

Hillsboro High School cross country phenom just barely misses taking first at the Nashville City meet for cross country 10.15.19

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Sports Desk and Mike Strasinger Photography

October 16, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tn–In March of 2019, TSSAA approved a complete separation between public and privates schools. This comes after a twenty-one years  two divisions were created. Many 'old-schoolers' yearn for the traditional battles that were derived from long-standing neighborhood rivalries. There are ...

Switching the Discipline Mind from punishment to restorative.

Switching the Discipline Mind from punishment to restorative.

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Timia Fisher, Reporter

September 30, 2019

Hillsboro's unique C.O.R.E. counsel recently participated in a two day retreat with other schools in order to improve their group leading skills and learn more about Restorative Justice. September 12th and 13th, the Hillsboro C.O.R.E. Team met with the Peace Team from Glencliff and shared a bus to Horto...

Community gathering led by Mario Mclunie draws 50 people.

Community gathering led by Mario Mclunie draws 50 people.

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Devin Armstrong

September 30, 2019

Sunday, August 11, Mario Mclunie hosted a his first “community gathering” event for the youth in north Nashville where he served free food & snacks at Mckissick  Park. Mario is a familiar face in Nashville from working in schools around Nashville known for being the voice of the youth in and o...

Hillsboro Players Open Up The Season with Shakespeare’s “The Twelfth Night”

Hillsboro Players Open Up The Season with Shakespeare's

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Libby Taylor, Journalist

September 24, 2019

Join the Hillsboro Players on September 26-30 at 7:00 PM for an unparalleled performance of "The Twelfth Night". Performances will be held on Hillsboro's softball field, and chairs will be provided.  There will be a variety of food trucks & live band performances to make the evening a complete...

Suicide, To Talk or To Not Talk, that IS the question

Suicide, To Talk or To Not Talk, that IS the question

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe Editorial

April 11, 2019

Editor's Note: This article is a collaborative article written by several staff reporters of the Hillsboro Globe. The subject of talking about teen suicide became a hot topic recently because the national media was criticized for "over-talking" about the subject of suicide. The Op-Ed authors of Hill...

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