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Civil Rights Trail adds key sites in Tennessee and Kentucky honoring Beale Streete and Muhammad Ali

Civil Rights Trail adds key sites in Tennessee and Kentucky honoring Beale Streete and Muhammad Ali

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe News Desk

February 14, 2020

“Today is a special day as Tennessee shines a brighter light on the brave men and women who stood up for equal rights,” Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said in a statement. “I am proud that with the addition of these two sites, travelers from around the world will have the opportunity to learn more about Memphis’ deep civil rights history.”

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

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

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...

With Henry, Titans ready to mash through playoffs

With Henry, Titans ready to mash through playoffs

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Teresa Walker, AP Sports Reporter

January 5, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have made it clear they are very willing to mash their way through the postseason with the NFL's top rusher leading the way. Derrick Henry followed up his career-best 1,540 yards in 15 games in the regular season with the best postseason running performance in...

2018 NFL Official ‘No Call’ Leads New Rule in NFL 2019-20 Season

2018 NFL Official ‘No Call’ Leads New Rule in NFL 2019-20 Season

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Michael Guoin - Sports Writers

September 9, 2019

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Shrfss_weUA Via- Superstar Sports Videos and FOX New Orleans, LA - Background Last season, the Los Angeles Rams played the New Orleans Saints in the playoff game to determine who was going to go to the Super Bowl. It was an extremely close game, with ev...

High school students worry that Tennessee #SB971 will change how voter registration drives are held for TN teens

High school students worry that Tennessee  #SB971 will change how voter registration drives  are held for TN teens

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe Editorial Staff

April 25, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Senate voted "yes" on SB#971, Thursday, a bill which would  fine voter registration groups for mistakes after a voter registration drive. The vote left unclear how #SB971  could change the way voter registration drives are held at high schools, colleges and universities....

Tennessee seeks new student testing contract vendor

Tennessee seeks new student testing contract vendor

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe reports

March 6, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee wants the next administrator of its student assessment test to follow strict performance requirements after previous rollouts resulted in statewide delays and sparked outrage from teachers, students and lawmakers. The current company that administers Tennessee's...

News: Local, State, National and International

News: Local, State, National and International

January 29, 2019

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Tennessee resolution praises King, denounces racism

Tennessee resolution praises King, denounces racism

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – AP News Now

January 23, 2019

Click Here to Read Full Text of Clemmons's Resolution NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A civil rights leader gave an impassioned speech in front of thousands as he urged Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee and others in attendance to not just love Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy but act. The House State G...

Questar to bid for new testing contract with Tennessee

Questar to bid for new testing contract with Tennessee

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Associated Press Reports

January 7, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The company that administers Tennessee's problem-plagued student assessment testing program says it still plans on throwing its hat in the ring to secure a new state contract so they can continue overseeing the same service in the fall. Officials with Questar Assessment Inc. confir...

Trispot Darter fish found in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia is to be named to Endangered Species List

Trispot Darter fish found in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia is to be named to Endangered Species List

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Associated Press Reports

December 31, 2018

ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — Federal officials are putting a fish whose habitat is threatened by development in southern states on the endangered species list. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is adding the trispot darter fish to the list. The trispot darter can be found in the Coosa River watershed...

Funeral set for Lebanon High grad adds to 2018 Wilson County teen shooting deaths

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Jeremy Durard, Sports

December 28, 2018

Services are scheduled Friday for a 2018 Lebanon High School graduate and member of College Hills Church of Christ who died after he was shot on Sunday, according to police. Cameron Sean Luke Griffith, 19, is the most recent teenager killed in Wilson County from suspected gunfire in recent months. Gr...

Tennessee Election Results

Tennessee Election Results

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Associated Press Reports

November 7, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn won a grueling, expensive contest Tuesday to become the first female U.S. senator from Tennessee, keeping a key midterm seat under GOP control. The congresswoman defeated Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen by closely aligning her bid...

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