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Organic produce growers organizing lobby alliance

Local growers of organic produce are banding together to create a lobby much in the way California growers of organic produce did more than a decade ago. The group, called Tennessee Organic Growers Alliance (TOGA), will have its first organizational meeting Sept. 29 at YCAP in East Nashville, said Peggy Lynn, organizer of TOGA. More

ACLU, politics should realize family matters

If you don't believe the American family is under siege by some very powerful forces, please continue reading. The American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and some powerful politicians

Boundaries are necessary in developing good relationships

Dr. Henry Cloud, author of the book, 'Boundaries', says they are limits we set to protect ourselves from being overwhelmed or run over by others. Boundaries help us define our own identity and keep others from taking advantage of us. Boundaries tell others what they can and cannot do in a relationship and what they can expect.

City Picks

Here are just a few of the headlines in today's City Picks: Block out time for Billy Block, Country Showdown hightlights State Fair and Warner Park previews wildflowers.

Flashy 'Musketeer' skewers 'Rock Star'

'The Musketeer', Universal's latest take on the classic swashbuckling tale, lanced $10.7 million in estimated box office receipts to capture the first post-summer weekend, as the studio successfully hyped stunt sequences by a martial-arts master in the trailer and TV spots. More

Rare blues record discovered at Nashville flea market

An Ohio schoolteacher attending a conference recently purchased one of the most obscure and treasured records in blues history at a Nashville flea market. Many people questioned whether the record actually existed, but it now resides in the personal collection of Oregon record dealer and collector John Tefteller, who obtained it from Ohio schoolteacher Bruce Smith.

Sardinas rides into Nashville aboard the

Music City Muse - CD reviews of Eric Sardinas' 'Devil's Train', Aaron Neville's 'The Ultimate Collection' and Ray Adams' 'Gold'.

City Confidential

Luanne Grandinetti, curing the blacktop blues. And you think you More

Waters bound for Caen

Nashville and Caen, France, have been sister cities for 10 years and Nashville representatives will fly to Caen this week to join the celebrations Sept. 15. More

African Street Festival set for this weekend

Tennessee State University and the African American Cultural Alliance are putting on the 19th annual TSU African Street Festival, the largest ethnic event held on a historically black college campus, Sept. 14-16 on the TSU campus. The free festival caters to people of all ages, races and religions, offering a variety of music, food and crafts, said Kwame Leo Lillard of the African American Cultural Alliance. More

Titans fall 31-23

The regular officials weren

To the top of the mountain - A blind man helps a sighted man see

David Condra didn

ReDiscover East! holds annual retreat

Members of Rediscover East!, Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA), the Mayor

Sen. Frist to introduce drug card legislation

A federal court last week blocked President Bush

New assisted living center to open on Catholic campus

Construction of Mary Queen of Angels Assisted Living Center on the Catholic diocese campus off White Bridge Road will be completed Wednesday. The Catholic diocese has hired Melodie Fyke as the executive director of the center, which will house about 110 people, of which 18 will be Alzheimer More

Vandy gains yards but no win vs. 'Bama

Never have so many yards meant so little. The Vanderbilt offense put up 396 yards and the Alabama offense countered with 357, but in the end neither team could capitalize within the 10-yard line to score a touchdown. More

Village to get retro condos

Local developer John Hays of The Hamilton Company has purchased less than an acre of land near Hillsboro Village and plans to build nine condominiums, beginning Oct. 15. The Hamilton Townhouses, to be located at the corner of Portland Avenue and Convent Place, will have a 1930s design and hardwood floors. More

ADA displays at state fair aid in public education

People interested in seeing different ADA-compliant models can stop by the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Office

Watkins College enrollment increases

Watkins College of Art & Design enrollment is up dramatically compared to figures from a year ago, according to school officials. Martha Splane, Watkins director of public relations, said the college More

News Briefs

Here are just a few of the headlines in today's News Briefs: E-commerce event slated at TSU, Belmont professor gets educator award and Middle Tennessee sets enrollment record. More