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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...

TSSAA to review state tournament schedule

TSSAA to review state tournament schedule

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Breaking News Desk

March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020 Middle Tennessee State University released a statement earlier today detailing contingency plans they are putting in place out of concern for COVID-19. Many of these changes impact students and class schedules. University offices and services are expected to remain open and operationa...

From East Nashville to Donelson, Nashville neighbors will survive another weather disaster

3.3.20 Nashville Tornado / East Nashville

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Abbey Cutrer, Journalist

March 4, 2020

First person impressions from a reporter Abbey Cutrer The carnage of the tornado was overwhelming. I saw so many people on the street in shock. They were hurting and stunned. Obvious were the broken hearts and broken homes. Yet, everyone was helping each other. Like the purple peace flag that ma...

WHO names deadly coronavirus COVID19; The number of infected people is on the rise as experts question China’s numbers

WHO names deadly coronavirus COVID19; The number of infected people is on the rise as experts question China's numbers

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Sam Levy and Elsie Ufot, News Reporter

February 14, 2020

Infectious disease expert, Dr. William Schaffer of Vanderbilt University, weighs in on the complications of getting accurate counts of infected person on the mainland of China. Confirmed cases of the virus rose to 63,851 in mainland China, an increase of 5,090 from a day earlier, according to the National Health Commission. The death toll stood at 1,380, up 121.

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...

Preview of Blue Cross Bowl

PEARL COHN V ALCOA POSS

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – West Parker, Writer

December 9, 2019

BlueCross Bowl to be held Dec. 5-7 in Cookeville December 2, 2019 The stage is set for the 2019 BlueCross Bowl in Cookeville. Eighteen teams will meet over Dec. 5-7 at Tennessee Tech's Tucker Stadium to decide state championships in each for nine classes. Visit TSSAAsports.com for a full schedule, advanced tickets, spectat...

MLK/Pearl Cohn’s David Wesley Schilling is the 76th winner of the Hume Award.

MLK/Pearl Cohn's David Wesley Schilling is the 76th winner of the Hume Award.

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – HIllsboro Sports Desk, Mike Strasinger - Photographer

December 3, 2019

The 76th winner of Metro Nashville Public School's prestigious Hume Award was named today at a luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club at The Wildhorse Saloon in Downtown Nashville. The award was won by David Wesley Schilling, the long-snapper from Pearl-Cohn High School. Schilling attends MLK, Jr Magnet Sc...

Lawmaker seeks to rename building honoring Nobel winner

Lawmaker seeks to rename building honoring Nobel winner

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro News Desk

November 25, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It is hard to drive anywhere in Nashville without seeing an historical marker honoring a moment in Tennessee history. Buildings, too, in the city are named after famous Tennesseans. Unfortunately, it often comes to our attention only when a controversy is stirred up by two ...

Dire situation for the Kurds in Syria and Turkey: One point of view from Nashville teen

Dire situation for the Kurds in Syria and Turkey: One point of view from Nashville teen

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – West Parker, Writer

November 18, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tn – The United States military withdrawal recently from the border of Turkey combined with the Turkish aggression in Syria worry's many Nashville Kurds of a potential genocide of those who still have relatives in the area known as Nashville Kurds are anxious  that a genocide or g...

Longtime sports writer Maurice Patton honored for distinguished service

Maurice Patton, TSSAA Distinguished Contributor, 2019 interviewing 30 year veteran coach Terry Anderson on the last night of his coaching career following an undefeated season and a deep run into the playoffs, November 22, 2013 (photo America Leon)

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Courtesy of TSSAA

October 23, 2019

From TSSAA October News... October 22, 2019 NASHVILLE, TN–There are no dusty trophies or faded letterman’s jackets that Maurice ‘Mo’ Patton points to as foundation in his sportswriting career spanning four decades. Rather, Patton’s approach emanates from a passion for sport...

Maurice Hill, a Philadelphia gunman with a long criminal history, wounded six police officers that led to a seven hour standoff

Philadelphia police stage as they respond to an active shooting situation, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in the Nicetown neighborhood of Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) PHOTO 1

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Sam Levy, Editor

August 28, 2019

PHILADELPHIA  — On August 15th, 2019, shots rang out at around 5:00 in the afternoon in Tioga-Nicetown, Pennsylvania.  The criminal history of a man suspected of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia row home should have prevented him from legally owning the firepower he used Wednesday to wound...

Music City USA and the National Football League announce the entertainment line-up for NFL Draft

FILE - This April 2, 2017 file photo shows Tim McGraw at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. The NFL announced Monday that Grammy-winning country star Tim McGraw will perform a free outdoor concert on April 26, 2019, and Grammy-winning gospel singer CeCe Winans will sing the National Anthem on April 25 to open the three days of draft events. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – AP Reports

March 25, 2019

UPDATED APRIL 25, 2019 1:18 PM NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The stars of the gridiron will meet the stars of Music City when the NFL Draft comes to Nashville, Tennessee, in April. The NFL announced Monday that Grammy-winning country star Tim McGraw will perform a free outdoor concert on April 26 and Gra...

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