Archive for May 18th, 2017

Jackson City Council Votes to Steal Education Dollars to Save its own ARSE

on May 18, 2017, 4:10 PM / in Local News

Jackson City Council voted in a special meeting this morning at the Jackson City Hall to rescind a public referendum from 1992 to pass funds collected from a special options sales tax to Madison County to be spent on education. In doing this the city created a precedent of ignoring the direct wishes of the citizens of the city by […]

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The Scam Continues: HomeServe receives jobs expansion tax break from Hamilton County

The Scam Continues: HomeServe receives jobs expansion tax break from Hamilton County

on May 18, 2017, 6:21 AM / in State News

by Paul Leach  /  Chattanooga Times Free Press HomeServe USA has secured a five-year tax break for its $5.7 million East Brainerd expansion plan. The company, which sells monthly major household repair plans to homeowners, has operated a call center in Chattanooga since 2010. Based in the United Kingdom, the company’s United States headquarters is located in Connecticut. It serves […]

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Nashville Mayor wants to politicize the Police Department, Tennessean lighting the fire.

Nashville Mayor wants to politicize the Police Department, Tennessean lighting the fire.

on May 18, 2017, 6:10 AM / in State News

Mayor Megan Barry says she will mediate a rift between Nashville’s top two law enforcement officers. The divide between Police Chief Steve Anderson and District Attorney Glenn Funk was further evidenced on Monday and Tuesday, when they went back and forth in sharp written memos about the recent investigation of an officer involved shooting. “I will be meeting with General Funk […]

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Government with no heart, or brain

Government with no heart, or brain

on May 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

By Victor Ashe, Shopper News columnist  /   The Tennessean  The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) endured a public relations nightmare when it mistakenly sent a bill for over $3,000 to the family of Hannah Eimers in Loudon County, who was killed in a car accident hitting a guardrail. While it may not have achieved the United Airlines record of bad […]

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May 18th in History

May 18th in History

on May 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

May 18 is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 227 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury Eric IX of Sweden Felix of Cantalice Pope John I Venantius of Camerino May 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Baltic Fleet Day (Russia) Battle of Las […]

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Recovery

Recovery

on May 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I will heal them and reveal to them the abundance of peace and truth. — Jeremiah 33:6 Thirty four years ago, May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted in one of the greatest natural disasters of modern times. The top of the mountain was blown into the atmosphere and became a dark plume of pulverized rock 11 miles high. At […]

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Our Thought for Today, May 18th

Our Thought for Today, May 18th

on May 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

“And Moses said unto the people, Fear not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which He will show to you today….” Exodus 14:13 I can’t help but think we are being tested every day on our faith. Why, you ask, well, we believe a change is in the wind in Jackson and with that comes uncertainty. It will […]

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