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

The SEEK Museum in Russellville recognizes the work of journalist Alice Allison Dunnigan with a life-size bronze statue and an exhibit about her achievements. Dunnigan was the first African American woman admitted to the press corps for the White House, Congress and the Supreme Court.
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

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)
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...

With Henry, Titans ready to mash through playoffs

With Henry, Titans ready to mash through playoffs
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...

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

Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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...

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
Tennessee Senate OKs bill to punish voter signup missteps
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...

Tennessee seeks new student testing contract vendor

Tennessee seeks new student testing contract vendor
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...

News: Local, State, National and International

News: Local, State, National and International
January 29, 2019

As a member of Associated Press, the Hillsboro Globe strives to bring its audience ethical, unbiased journalism.  

Tennessee resolution praises King, denounces racism

William Kennemer, standing, gets ready to go back outside at The Salvation Army on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Chattanooga, Tenn. As part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, the Southern Adventist University hosted a
The House State Government Subcommittee rejected House Joint Resolution 583 on Wednesday without any explanation. The measure's sponsor, state Rep. John Ray Clemmons, D-Nashville, says he was stunned.
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...

Questar to bid for new testing contract with Tennessee

Questar to bid for new testing contract with Tennessee
TDOE and Questar respond to Comptroller report
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...

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
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...

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

The Hillsboro Globe is a student-written and managed online Associated Press Newspaper. Ending gun violence is a community problem and therefore will occasionally be the subject of our headlines.
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,...

Tennessee Election Results

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., watches election returns in her race for the U.S. Senate with former Gov. Phil Bredesen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Franklin, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Blackburn wins Tennessee Senate race, keeping seat for GOP
November 6, 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...

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