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Tennessee women to celebrate Day of “Free”dom


Nashville Convention Center transforms into state’s largest life support system for women. Mayor Karl Dean, First Lady Anne Davis and Tennessean celebrity columnist Beverly Keel co-host kickoff rally

woman-w-flowerNASHVILLE: You know it’s going to be a good day when, in a single stop, you can try Laughter Yoga, repair a toilet, take care of all those nagging financial obligations (like setting up a living will, a serious budget and a plan of attack to improve your credit score), check your cholesterol and tend to your physical and spiritual health without spending a dime. That’s exactly what women can expect at the fifth annual All About Women experience coming to the Nashville Convention Center on Saturday January 24 from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.

On January 24, women from every walk of life are encouraged to break free from their everyday obligations, grab their mothers, daughters, sisters and friends, and take advantage of the free downtown parking and the more than 100 different free services and activities geared especially for them. «Read the rest of this article»

Local Attorney takes oath of office. Now it’s Senator Barnes!


The Montgomery County Legislative Delegation gained a new member Tuesday morning. The State Senate held swearing-in ceremony for the new members amid pomp and circumstance.

Senator Tim Barnes with family in the Senate LoungeTuesday morning marked a change in Tennessee political and legislative history. For Montgomery County, it marked a new name joining our legislative delegation. As the State Senate was called to order, the new members of Senate stood and took their oath of office. With his family watching, Clarksville Attorney Tim Barnes raised his hand and swore his commitment to the people of this state, its laws and governance.

Attending the swearing-in ceremony, the Barnes Family looked on as Attorney Tim Barnes became Tennessee State Senator Tim Barnes, District 22. The chamber was filled with family, friends, supporters and colleagues. The atmosphere was filled with anticipation and drama at what the moments to come would herald.

“There are not any words to express how honored I am to be serving the citizens of Cheatham, Houston and Montgomery county,” Barnes said, “I ran for this office to help the working families of the 22nd District, and I intend to get to work immediately doing just that.” «Read the rest of this article»

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