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ACLU demands Portland drop ordinance banning drag shows

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee sent a letter to Portland officials today demanding that the city drop a second ordinance that effectively bans drag shows or risk litigation. On Nov. 5, Portland's Board of Mayor and Alderman killed a controversial ordinance to add "adult cabaret" to

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-15 21:51:33

Impeachment Theater, 2017 Edition - Editorial by Thomas L. Knapp

As US president Donald Trump returned to the White House after a 12-day trip to Asia, he might be forgiven for wishing he'd spent more time seeing the sights of the Far East. Back home he faces a Republican Party torn by scandalous allegations against its candidate for US Senate from Alabama, a like

HERALD CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 18:49:00

Ghost hunters investigate Rose Mont

Gathered around a table in the moon-lit parlor of Rose Mont, ghost hunters from around the region asked questions into the darkness looking to find an answer to who or what still walks the halls of the historic Gallatin home. The event, organized by the Sumner County-based Tennessee Wraith Chasers,

GALLATINNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 15:50:00

One year later, Gallatin boy halfway to getting his lifesaver: hearing dog

One year ago, Gallatin's Cline family embarked on a journey to take the next step of improving quality of life for 13-year-old Justin Cline, who is hearing-impaired. While hearing aids help, he wants something that can help him hear 24/7: a dog. "It can't help him do everything, but it can take th

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-16 18:55:24

Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast being held Nov. 21

Due to limited seating, attendees are asked to RSVP to the Simpson County Extension Service by Nov. 17 by calling 270-586-4484. Once seating capacity is reached, names will be taken for a waiting list. The Brickyard Cafe is preparing the food items many of which are Simpson County farm products. Joe

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Politics is a side -- not the main course

There's a special skill that lives on in Franklin that it seems the rest of America has just about forgotten. Living for three and half years in Seattle, Washington, I can tell you it's lost there. Cities aren't the only places losing it; speaking to friends in rural North Carolina, it's gone there,

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Planning and Zoning approves change for proposed subdivision

The Franklin-Simpson Planning and Zoning Commission approved a zone change for a proposed subdivision at a meeting held on Nov. 8. Franklin City Commission is the next entity to see the request for consideration and final approval. Jones Partners is requesting the zone change from I-2 heavy industri

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Tarpley seeks nomination for county judge-executive

Blake Tarpley has filed for the Democratic party nomination for Simpson County Judge-Executive. Tarpley filed Monday as a candidate in the May 2018 primary election. He is currently serving his second term and seventh year as Simpson Fiscal Court West District Magistrate. A native and life long resi

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Gordon Ramsay shoots at Rockland restaurant

Television's angriest restaurant is becoming a Caesar's Palace attraction. Gordon Ramsay is turning his Fox reality series Hell's Kitchen into his latest eatery. "Fans of the show have been asking us to bring a 'Hell's Kitchen' restaurant to life since day one, so I'm thrilled to finally be doing i

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-16 19:18:29

Woman Sentenced For Cutting Baby From Friend's Womb During Murder

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - It was sentencing day for a Bronx woman who stabbed her friend to death before cutting the victim's baby from her womb. "We got justice," Bishop Sutton told CBS2's Jessica Moore outside of court on Wednesday. Sutton forced a smile minutes after a judge sentenced his pregnant

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-15 18:32:03

'The Spiel' panelists urge careful planning when it comes to changing careers

The Spiel, an after-hours professional mixer, will be held at The Journal News office in White Plains on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. Video by Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy/lohud.com Wochit What are some things to consider if you are re-evaluating your career path? Three people who have gone through

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-16 23:30:08

Guess who is playing Cuomo in new Showtime series

Westchester born actor Michael Imperioli will play Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the new limited series Escape from Dannemora on Showtime that depicts the 2015 jail break in upstate New York. Joseph Spector, Albany Bureau ALBANY - For the first time, an actor is playing Andrew Cuomo - and he's a native New

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-16 18:07:50

Screening of "Voyeur" on Monday, November 20th at The Picture House

The Picture House will host an advance screening of "Voyeur" on Monday, November 20th at 7:30 p.m. followed by a discussion and Q&A with the directors Myles Kane and Josh Koury. The Westchester exclusive screening at TPH takes place ten days ahead of the film's U.S. premiere. "Voyeur" follows Gay Ta

PELHAMPLUS.COM - 2017-11-17 11:15:00

Business community talks smart growth, honors leaders at WCA event

Opportunities for growth abound for suburban markets like Westchester County, said RXR Realty Charmain and CEO Scott Rechler during the Westchester County Association's Fall Leadership Dinner. "This is our opportunity," he said to the crowd gathered at the 67th annual dinner held on Nov. 16 at the W

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 16:50:27

Mount Vernon hearing for tax breaks is Wednesday

MOUNT VERNON - City officials will hold a public hearing Wednesday on giving tax breaks to a proposed $53.4 million residential development. The Mount Vernon Industrial Development Agency's board is weighing the merits of financial incentives for The Pointe, an affordable-housing project with 210 ap

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-16 18:24:43

New Garbage Contract in Pelham Village: Option Same as Now; Option with Weekly Recycling Pickup; Option with No Rear Yard Pickup

The Pelham Village Board of Trustees began a review of a new garbage contract at its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Bids show an option with service the same as now as well as an option with weekly recycling pickup (instead of bi-weekly) and an option with no rear yard garbage pickup. The review will

PELHAMPLUS.COM - 2017-11-17 11:15:00

Brandon church looks to boost God's creative gifts

Art will line the walls and music will fill the halls at South Brandon Worship Center today (Nov. 17) when the church hosts its 3rd annual Art Show. The event will feature paintings and other works created by members, live music by local Christian recording artists and in-house coffee. All proceeds

TAMPA BAY ONLINE - 2017-11-16 13:15:00

Acid thrown on disabled woman's SUV at Kmart in Brandon

BRANDON, Fla. -- A Brandon woman says someone threw some type of acid on the side of her 2002 Ford Explorer that was parked outside a Kmart in Brandon. Glenda Banfield said she was in the store for about an hour when she came out to find the paint on her car bubbling. "My paint was down to the met

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2017-11-15 21:48:15

The GFWC Brandon Service League Presents The 25th Annual Holiday Home Tour

The GFWC Brandon Service League is excited to announce that its 25th Annual Holiday Home Tour will be held on Saturday, December 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year, attendees will get to visit four beautifully decorated homes situated throughout the greater Brandon area. The four showcase homes are

OSPREYOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-15 15:36:36

Tasty Venues Brings European Flare To Brandon With Cafe, Culinary Tastings & Tours

Traveling to European countries such as Italy, France and Spain might seem costly to some. By visiting Tasty Venues in Brandon one does not need to come with a passport in hand, but instead with an empty stomach to be filled with an authentic European cuisine. Individuals can also discover various c

OSPREYOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-15 15:01:29