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  Failing to create an emergency fund and not following a budget are some of the ways people fail to meet financial goals.   Let's face it: many of the biggest lessons we learn in life will come from making mistakes. This is true whether we are talking about relationships, our careers and, of course, money. Sometimes, those mistakes are small and caught...
By Sgt. 1st Class William Jones, Tennessee National Guard July 30, 2021 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sgt. William Lukens, a tactical generator mechanic in the Tennessee Army National Guard’s 208th Area Support Medical Company in Smyrna and a senior at Middle Tennessee State University won the 2021 Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition at Camp Navajo, Arizona. Lukens was one of thirteen finalists...
  The United States officially has ended its military presence in Afghanistan with the final U.S. military flight out of Kabul, concluding 20 years of American involvement after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) head Gen. Frank McKenzie said during a televised address that the last C-17 military plane cleared Afghan airspace after lifting off at around 3:29...
  Defending his decision to hand Afghanistan over to the Taliban, President Biden reassured the nation that the U.S. will have an "over-the-horizon capability" to combat any terror threats. As it happens, the "over-the-horizon" concoction was first announced by the Pentagon on July 6 when the U.S. still expected the Afghan government to remain in place. But either way, Biden's claim...
When I was a senior in high school, we studied a poem about life in the city. The teacher adamantly stressed that the poem was an allegory about the American dream. Few in the class agreed with her opinion, but after all, she was the teacher, and she knew best.      Well, it just so happened that the author...
  There are three basic ways to communicate your point of view to your legislator: 1. A Personal Letter or Email 2. A Phone Call 3. Personal Visit The personal visit is probably the most effective method, particularly if your legislator knows you or is familiar with the group or organization you represent. Personal Visit One of the most effective ways to “lobby” legislators is a...
By Jovana - 2021-05-12 Article was originally published on our site thedancingcucumber.com Like many of us, Michael Talley was sick and tired of paying a lot of money for rent month after month. He thought of possible solutions and came up with something that may seem radical, but paid off in the end - Talley purchased an old school bus for cheap and started...
  Tennessee General Assembly fights to end vehicle emissions tests—a victory for Tennessee taxpayers   Tennessee residents in Rutherford, Hamilton, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson counties no longer will have to complete emissions tests on their vehicles, starting Jan. 14. Davidson County leaders voted in 2018 to continue the testing. The emissions change came after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved changes to Tennessee’s...
  Editor’s Note: There has been much debate regarding the mandate of wearing masks in our public school system. It was interesting to see Brad Fiscus, who serves on the Williamson County School Board and is the husband of Dr. Michelle Fiscus, announce that he is resigning and they’re both moving out-of-state. I noticed that he voted to force students to wear...
  Facebook and TikTok said they continue to view the Taliban as a terrorist organization and that content related to the group will remain banned on their platforms. Afghanistan fell to the Islamic militant group over the weekend, as it seized the capital of Kabul as well as the Presidential Palace. Facebook said it has a team of content...

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