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Column: Searching For Urban Expats

Searching For Urban Expats Dear Readers: I know many of those who read the paper are from Nashville and Washington County and have lived here their whole lives. There’s another group out here too though, and that’s people that have found themselves here by way of somewhere else. While most readers and folks who know

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Ask A Pastor – November 30, 2016

Ask A Pastor By Rev. Syd Osenbaugh The Healing Place (Nashville Assembly of God) Imagine you are standing in a worship service, perhaps finding it a bit difficult because of a back injury. Suddenly you feel a hand on your pant leg and look down to see a toddler, four years old at most, earnestly

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Letter: Thanks To Those Who Helped Make Vets Breakfast Possible

Thanks To Those Who Helped Make Vets Breakfast Possible Dear Editor: On Veteran’s Day, The Healing Place (Nashville Assembly of God) was privileged to be able to serve a hot breakfast to about 100 veterans and their families in this our 4th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast. Many of these American heroes thanked us for the

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Letter: At Work On Thanksgiving Means The Family Isn’t All Together

At Work On Thanksgiving Means The Family Isn’t All Together I was in Dollar General last week and could not believe the sign that was on the register. The manager has the employees working on Thanksgiving Day. The same is happening at Wal-Mart and Ryan’s Steakhouse. This means that the families will not be together

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Ask A Pastor – November 23, 2016

Ask A Pastor By Rev. Beverly Kahle St. Paul UCC, Nashville How do you understand and practice the protestant doctrine of the "priesthood of all believers" (I Peter 2:5)? As a pastor and member of a reformed protestant church, steeped in the traditions of Zwingli, Luther, and, yes, Calvin, the idea that we are all

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ThanksgivingNCHS Superintendent’s Notes – November 23, 2016

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day. I want to first of all wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving. I hope we all take a minute from stuffing our faces to reflect on all that we should be thankful for. There are plenty of things that we have for which

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Letter: Work Goes On With No Help From County Treasurer

Work Goes On With No Help From County Treasurer Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to address the current situation with the Washington County Treasurer Kelly Cameron. It is my understanding that she has not been in her office for 9 weeks because she is sick but nobody knows what is wrong with her

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Column: On Veterans Pages

On Veterans Pages Dear Readers: We put our veterans pages in last week, you may have seen them: a few pages with small dog tag graphics along with the names, service information, and perhaps a photo of area veterans. Then, we brace ourselves for the backlash. No, not for putting these pages in, but for

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Ask A Pastor – November 16, 2016

By Scott T. Sharp Pastor, First Baptist Church Nashville Question: “How do you understand and practice the protestant doctrine of the “priesthood of all believers” (I Peter 2:5)?” Most people have heard the terms “born again” or “saved” but some do not understand what they mean. Jesus used the term “born again” in a discussion

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