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Canadian man charged in Nashville Public Library bomb threat case BY MATT MASTERS

94,600 early votes cast in Davidson County BY MATT MASTERS

Davidson County saw 94,600 votes cast during early voting for the Nov. 8, 2022, general election, according to the Davidson County Election Commission, a lower turnout than the 2018 midterm election which saw 162,256 votes cast in Davidson County. 2022 state-wide early voting totals sits at 882,310 while the 2018 election saw 1,378,840 early votes cast. Those numbers included absentee and mail-in votes, with voters casting ballots across 12 Davidson County early-voting locations from Oct. 19-Nov. 3. Early voting was not without issues, however, as the Davidson County Election Commission confirmed to the Associated Press on Wednesday, Nov. 2, that more

than 200 votes had been cast in wrong races since the beginning of early voting, with the number of potentially impacted voters rising to 438 as of Friday, Nov. 5. Initially, a review by the election commission determined that 190 voters cast ballots in a wrong congressional race, 16 cast votes in a wrong state Senate race and six cast votes in a wrong state House race, something that Davidson County Election Administrator Jeff Roberts told the AP had been addressed. On Nov. 4, the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee issued a news release announcing an “agreement with the Secretary of State, Governor Lee and the Davidson County Election Commission to protect the right to vote of hundreds, if

not thousands, of Davidson County voters who could have been unable to vote in the races for their districts on November 8 due to receiving incorrect ballots,” following a lawsuit filed in the Chancery Court for Davidson County against the election commission. The commission promised those given an incorrect ballot due to ‘district misassignment’ the opportunity to cast a provisional ballot on Election Day at the election commission office on Murfreesboro Pike following the publishing of names of voters who had unknowingly voted in the wrong races. “Today’s victory ensures that Davidson County residents’ constitutional right to cast a ballot in the districts where >> PAGE 2

A Canadian man has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat made against the Nashville Public Library on Sept. 22. The Metro Nashville Police Department at the time noted that the threat was “not deemed credible,” although all of the library branches were closed for the day out of an abundance of caution. On Tuesday, MNPD announced the arrest of 42-year-old Joshua Kimble of Peterborough, Ontario. Kimble has been charged with 12 counts of public mischief, 12 counts of disseminating false information and one count of failing to comply with a probation order, following his arrest by Canadian authorities on Sept. 26. The MNPD says Kimble has a “history of making similar threats,” and the Associated Press has reported that Kimble was also charged for making bomb threats against Boston Children’s Hospital, along with Boston’s Prudential Center shopping mall, the Orpheum Theater, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Boston Public Library in September. According to a social media post by the Boston Police Department, Kimble is currently in custody in Canada awaiting trial. No motive was provided by law enforcement in any of the incidents. The Nashville bomb threat arrived shortly after threats of violence against Denver libraries and a bomb threat closed 17 libraries in Fort Worth, Texas. The MNPD says its role in the investigation is complete, with the Federal Bureau of Investigation continuing to work with Canadian authorities in the investigation and prosecution of Kimble. No further information about the Nashville incident or about Kimble has been made public. This story was first published by our sister publication Nashville Scene.





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they live is protected,” ACLU-TN Legal Director Stella Yarbrough said in the release. “Davidson County voters can now rest assured that their voice and their values will be heard in this election.” According to the ACLU of Tennessee, the provisional ballots will be consulted if the election is contested after the fact. “The state will conduct a full audit and review of the scope of the issue so that similar situations can be prevented in the future,” ACLU of Tennessee representatives said. “..and that the Election Commission will preserve items such as the district maps originally in use during this election for future review.” The error and public confusion comes after Nashville was split into three congressional districts earlier this year, a change that retiring Democratic Rep. Jim Cooper previously called “devastating” to the “political influence of minority groups in Nashville.” WHILE YOU WAIT FREE WIFI • COMFORTABLE WAITING AREA


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Bellevue restaurant It’z A Philly Thing has been serving Philly cheesesteaks since 2018 and after the recent burglary of their restaurant and theft and recovery of their food truck, they are working on putting the pieces back together. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Oct. 22 and resulted in an outpouring of support from customers and community members. Just over one week later, the Metro Nashville Police Department recovered the food truck about 10 miles away from the restaurant which is located at 7609 Highway 70 South, but the truck had been stripped of valuable parts, including the generator. It’s unclear at this time if any arrests have been made in the theft. “We’re still trying to calculate damages,” Operations Manager Desomond Tanner said, adding that they hope to have the food truck back up and running by the new year. “I want to thank the customers for all of their support, that was great for us,” Tanner said. “And if you haven’t tried us, you definitely should come try us, we’ve got the best Philly in the South.”


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Higher-Education opportunities for students with disabilities are growing in Nashville BY HANNAH HERNER

Ben Ellis and Jacob Elie are fourth-year Vanderbilt University students. They’re both set to graduate spring 2023, and both are unsure what they’ll do once that happens. They meet weekly on campus to study, Elie — a student mentor — as a part of his class on human development and Ellis as a part of Vanderbilt’s Next Steps program. In 2010, Vanderbilt became the first university in the state and among the first in the country to create a higher-education program for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities with Next Steps. Lipscomb University created its own program in 2014 called Lipscomb IDEAL, and this fall, Tennessee State University began its pilot year for a similar program called Tiger Edge. Both Lipscomb’s and Vanderbilt’s programs take up to 10 students per year, though the demand is significantly higher than that. Selecting those students is the hardest part of Misty Parsley’s job as director of special education programs at Lipscomb. “We’re really looking at students who want to be here, who are motivated to be more independent, to have a job,” Parsley says. “We want students who want to work

and who want to have a high quality of life when they leave college.” Many inclusive higher-education programs, like those at Lipscomb and TSU, are two years. Vanderbilt bumped its program up to four in 2014. Next Steps program director Tammy Day says from the beginning students asked why it was just a two-year program. “One student said to me, ‘Well, you know, it takes us longer to learn than the others, so why aren’t you giving us four years?’ ” Day says. Ellis has already completed six out of a total of seven internships and says his current internship checking packages in the mail room on campus is his favorite. As a fourthyear, he is working on his independent-study project and navigating the campus solo. He chose video editing as his focus, prompted by his love for Star Wars. What all the inclusive higher-education programs in Nashville have in common is a mix of unique-to-the-program life skills courses and typical courses, with augmented syllabi to better suit the individual student. By the end of their time enrolled, students transition away from the soft-skills courses and into internships. Along the way, each


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TSU are right down the road. Because our students have a choice now, they can apply at all three of our schools, and then they get to choose what’s the best fit for them and their family, just like most of us did when we went to college.” Lipscomb students can live on campus, and at TSU, the two students enrolled in the pilot program live in the new campus dorm. Another thing that sets TSU’s Tiger Edge program apart is the number of peer mentors per student, explains Gregory Morrisette, assistant program manager: They have one who serves as a roommate, another for academics, and another for social outings. “I think it’s important because they get a different piece of the experience living on campus,” says Morrissette. For Tiger Edge, the goal is to grow the program over time. College was important enough for Ellis and his family that they drive 65 miles from Macon County for classes. “For other students who want to do this,” says Ellis, “I say you can do it.” This story was first published by our sister publication Nashville Scene.



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school partners students with disabilities with peer mentors like Elie for studying and social connections. The goal is to prepare students to have a job and independence in the community. Back in 2010, Vanderbilt was the only school that applied for a three-year pilot grant to introduce a college program for people with disabilities. Next Steps has since earned a certification as a Comprehensive Transition Program, meaning that it meets a level of rigor allowing students access to federal and state funds. While college has gotten more inclusive for those with disabilities over the years, there are still bridges to cross. Next Steps students are not yet in the dorms, and not fully a part of Greek life, Day explains. Think College Institute for Community Inclusion sets best practices, and the state’s eight programs also compare notes at Tennessee Inclusive Higher Education Alliance quarterly meetings. However, there is no accreditation or overall governing body for inclusive higher education. “We want more college options for students with disabilities,” Lipscomb’s Parsley says. “I don’t mind that Vanderbilt and now



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Blackburn continues to ignore the real economic progress made under Biden BY BILL FREEMAN

Through the never-ending bickering of our current political climate, good news is being lost amid partisan posturing. Economic progress — real economic progress — is being made. This is something that should be championed regardless of political affiliation, yet once again we see far-right politicians trying to distract from the solid progress the Biden administration has been making. Our own senior U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn is again attempting to diminish the progress and cast doubt on its importance. Point one. Under President Joe Biden,

our country has seen the national deficit fall by a historic $1.4 trillion this year. By comparison, Trump oversaw some of the largest increases in our national debt to date. According to Fox Business, “Republican President Donald Trump added nearly as much national debt during his four years in office as Obama did in eight, posting another $8.2 trillion.” At the time of that Oct. 7 article, Biden had dramatically slowed our national debt, with Fox Business reporting that after “less than two years into office, Biden has so far added $1.84 trillion to the



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national debt.” At that rate, Biden is on track in his first term to cut the increase in our national debt by roughly half as much as Trump increased it by. I repeat: Biden is on course to cut our national debt increase by half of what Trump borrowed. And what does our senior senator have to say about Biden’s national deficit reductions and the reduction in our borrowing? Last year she called Biden’s economic progress “reckless spending” during a Senate GOP leadership press briefing — as Forbes put it, “Blackburn assailed Biden for increasing national debt.” So Blackburn mischaracterizes and criticizes Biden’s successful steering of our economy and national debt, but somehow she remains perfectly quiet on the fact that Trump oversaw some of the largest increases in our debt ever seen. Point two. Job growth is strong under President Biden’s watch. As he recently noted during White House remarks made in October, we have seen record numbers of jobs created during his first term. Biden remarked that his administration has overseen “10 million jobs created — a record for any administration at this point in a presidency.” Biden also pointed out that we’ve hit a 50-year unemployment low with 3.5 percent and added nearly 700,000 manufacturing jobs “created with companies investing billions of dollars to build industries of the future here in America, proving that ‘Made in America’ is no longer just a slogan.” What has Sen. Blackburn said about Biden’s clear economic progress and job growth? Here’s her pointed tweet from just a few days later: “Americans are struggling

to put food on the table because of Biden’s socialist spending spree. They do not want to hear another rambling speech from Biden.” Did she comment on the increase in jobs? No. Did she comment on our low unemployment rate? No. She simply latched onto the GOP’s far-right talking points for the day and resorted to derogatory descriptions. At the end of the day, it’s fair to question legitimate policies and their apparent benefits or drawbacks. It’s fair to acknowledge progress and failures made by a presidential administration, either at a single point or as part of an overarching look at administrations on the whole. We need to look back at our past in order to best map our steps for the future. Yet our entire political atmosphere is being overtaken by snarky soundbites and pithy one-liners crafted to serve as social media ammunition for a future campaign. When can we return to business as usual? We should start at the ballot box, electing representatives based on their ability to listen to our needs, craft policies that are directed to improve our daily life and work cooperatively with each other and remain above the fray. Unfortunately, I don’t see any real chance for that with Tennessee’s congressional delegation as it stands today. Bill Freeman Bill Freeman is the owner of FW Publishing, the publishing company that produces the Nashville Scene, Nfocus, the Nashville Post and The News.

Five free and cheap family things to do in middle Tennessee BY AMANDA HAGGARD

We know it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but this week brings the chance to get into the holiday spirit a little early. Is it too much to start shopping? To see Christmas lights? To take the kids to see Ol’ Saint Nick? We happen to think it’s never too early for anything that brings you joy. Belle Meade’s Holiday Open House offers a chance to shop early, there are a couple of chances to get outside and enjoy our month of mild temperatures, and a family concert series rolls through town with the songs of The Rolling Stones. As part of our fall series on free and cheap things to do with the family, here are a few ideas for spending time together over the next week: BELLE MEADE HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE On Nov. 10, Belle Meade Historic site is hosting a Holiday Open House to

celebrate the beginning of holiday season. The property will be free for viewings from 5-8 p.m. Timed tickets will allow attendees a view of the mansion. Santa and Mrs. Clause will also be on deck and there will be holiday-themed crafts for children. The gift shop will also be full of holiday items for sale. BANJO BY THE FIRE It’s finally cold enough to enjoy a bonfire on a Saturday morning. On Nov. 12 at Beaman Park, the bonfires come with banjo pickin’ as well. This morning event led by Kevin Sykes also includes an education about the banjo and plenty of old-time jams. BELLS BEND ARCHERY BASICS At Bells Bend, Krista Allen is slated to lead a free session on archery on Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. The hourlong event is for beginners or experienced archers. Bows and >> PAGE 5

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arrows will be provided. Call (615) 8624187 to or register by email at bellsbend@ MYCOLOGY: THE MAGIC OF MUSHROOMS On Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. at Stoney Creek Farm, mushrooms are taking center stage. For your little fun guys and gals, there’ll be plenty to learn about the fungus shaped like an umbrella. This season, which costs $25, will include a hike and mushroom hunt and a full introduction into the life cycle of the nutrient-dense and magical-looking food. THE ROCK AND ROLL PLAYHOUSE The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country, and the one rolling through Brooklyn Bowl on Nov. 13 is all about The Rolling Stones. Tickets are fairly cheap, and the show is geared toward families with children aged 10 and under, including games, movement, stories, and “an opportunity to rock out in an effort to educate children and explore their creativity.”

Berry Hill commercial building listed for sale BY WILLIAM WILLIAMS A Berry Hill commercial property held by its owner for 26 years has been offered for sale for $1.15 million. A trust owns the property, which offers an address of 2821 Dogwood Place. William Halbert, owner of business management consulting firm The Halbert Company, is part of the trust and operates his business from the building. Halbert paid $119,000 for the property in 1996, according to Metro records. The 1,340-square-foot building opened in 1941, with the offering the equivalent of about $858 per square foot based on the building’s size. Marketing materials note the building offers a live-work option. For comparison, the Post reported in August a building located near the forsale property was offered for sale for $1.5 million, the equivalent of $800 per foot (read here). The trust has enlisted Amy Remke, an agent with the Green Hills office of Weichert Realty — The Andrews Group, to handle the marketing and sale of the property. “This is one of the few options to live and work from the same location,” Remke emailed the Post. “Properties like this are quickly being bulldozed In Berry Hill for new construction and higher densities.” This story was first published by our sister publication Nashville Post.





LinkedIn profile, Cook joined Old National in August after more than two decades at U.S. Bank, where he was a regional market leader for Kentucky and Tennessee and a national leader for entertainment and pro sports. The bank hired six other professionals in Nashville, according to a release, though a bank representative could not be reached for additional details about the expansion. Online biographies indicate that the other new Old National hires, including Pratik Chauhan and Amanda Weeks-Geveden, also came to the bank’s new office from U.S. Bank. ADVENT NAMES NORMAN AS CFO


Kara Jacobs Nashville-based Restaurant Growth Services has named Kara Jacobs chief financial officer. Jacobs, who comes to the company from Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, will oversee finances at all restaurant brands owned by RGS parent Cannae Holdings while also serving as CFO for the O’Charley’s and Ninety Nine restaurant chains. RGS provides financial and management services to Cannae-owned restaurant brands. At Cracker Barrel, Jacobs was principal accounting officer and corporate controller. Previously, she was corporate controller at Bridgestone Americas and worked at Deloitte & Touche. “Kara’s professional experience and capabilities align completely with our commitment to the highest standards for financial reporting, internal controls and effective support of our restaurant operations,” RGS CEO Craig Barber said in a release. “Importantly, Kara is also committed to empowering those she works with, along with elevating the effectiveness of our support functions by collaboration across all aspects of our business. We are excited to have Kara’s extraordinary leadership in this key role.” There are more than 100 Ninety Nine locations in the Northeast and nearly 150 O’Charley’s locations around the country. Other Cannae Holdings brands include Dockside Charlie’s, Underground Chuck’s and Bright Buoy MIDWESTERN BANK EXPANDS TO NASHVILLE BY STEPHEN ELLIOTT

Old National Bank has expanded to Nashville with the hiring of a wealth management team.The bank is headquartered in Chicago and Evansville, Indiana, and has branches around the Midwest. According to filings, Old National has $46 billion in assets. The team in Nashville is led by market president Steve Cook. According to a

of sales and marketing at Hilton Mark Center in Alexandria, Virginia, where she led the sales, catering, conference services, public relations and revenue management teams. Prior to that, Thomas served as director of sales and marketing at Westin Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, Hyatt Regency in Princeton, New Jersey, and Westin Hotels in Las Vegas. “Cherylanne is a great addition to the Grand Hyatt Nashville team,” Marc Sternagel, the hotel’s area general manager, said in a release. “Her passion for excellence and tenured career in hospitality marketing will be a great benefit as we continue to create a unique experience for guests unlike anything else in Nashville.”

Suzanne Norman Nashville-based Advent has named Suzanne Norman as chief financial officer. In a release Advent CEO John Roberson said Norman is a 30-year veteran in the finance, operations and accounting sectors. Almost two decades of her career were spent with Viacom Media Networks/CMT where she served as senior vice president and head of CMT. Most recently, she worked as CFO for Project 2231, a group of family-owned hospitality and entertainment companies. A a native of Clarksville, Norman earned her BBA degree with a concentration in accounting from the College of William and Mary. She also completed the Cable Executive Harvard Executive Business Program. She is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. “Her experience with Viacom/CMT and her work in hospitality and entertainment blends so well with the creative side of our business,” Roberson said of Norman. “And her expertise as a senior leader in finance brings a strategic edge that will help position Advent for the future.” GRAND HYATT TAPS THOMAS AS SALES AND MARKETING DIRECTOR Grand Hyatt Nashville officials have named Cherylanne Thomas as the hotel’s director of sales and marketing. The position was previously undertaken in a contract capacity. Most recently, Thomas served as director

John Mikos The YMCA of Middle Tennessee announce Thursday that John Mikos has been named president and CEO. Mikos is set to begin his tenure in Nashville in January, according to a release. Chris Tointon, the previous Y CEO and president, left the nonprofit in August after not quite 12 months on the job. Since then, Bob Knestrick has served as interim CEO. A veteran YMCA employee of 25plus years, Mikos has served since 2019 as president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Kansas City (covering Kansas and Missouri), at which he previously worked as chief operating officer. Prior to that, Mikos spent 11 years as the COO for the YMCA of Western North Carolina. Mikos will oversee an association of YMCAs that collective includes 14 wellness centers, a 300-acre day/resident camp facility, what is billed as the region’s largest network of before- and after-school care sites, and various community-based outreach programs. Mikos is a first-generation GreekAmerican who holds a B.S. degree in business finance and organizational communications from the University of Oklahoma. “John has an incredible reputation nationally in the Y movement as a strategic and cause-driven leader, and we look forward

to welcoming him to Middle Tennessee to continue the impactful work of our nonprofit organization,” YMCA of Middle Tennessee Board chair Lawson Allen said in the release. LOSE DESIGN NAMES PRESIDENT Lose Design has named Sean Guth as its president. According to a release, Guth will be based at the company’s Nashville headquarters but will spend time at its offices in Knoxville, Atlanta and Denver. He has been with the firm — which offers services related to architecture, landscape architecture, civil engineering and planning — since 2013 and most recently served as a vice president. Guth, who replaces the retired Chris Camp, began his career in Denver and has since worked worldwide on various projects. Guth earned his Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture degree from the University of Colorado in 2007 and both a Master of Architecture degree and Master of Urban Design degree from the University of Colorado College of Architecture and Planning in 2009. “Sean is the epitome of the Lose Design culture,” Lee Davidson, Lose Design board chair, said in the release. “He has led our architecture department through many of our largest projects, he has the support of staff and the full trust of the board of directors in leading our team into the future.” NASHVILLE CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTER ADDS VICTIM-OFFENDER MEDIATION COORDINATOR Stephanie Mitchell has joined Nashville Conflict Resolution Center as victimoffender mediation coordinator. According to a release, she oversees victim-offender mediation for both adult and juvenile cases, and is responsible for managing relationships with program referral partners including district attorneys, Metro Nashville Police Department, the Community Oversight Board, courts, and schools. Mitchell is a former staff attorney and general counsel for the State of Tennessee, where she spent 18 years in various roles, including law clerk, staff attorney and general counsel. Mitchell earned a B.S. degree in political science and history at Lambuth University and hold her J.D. degree from the University of Oklahoma. She earned a certificate in nonprofit management from Tennessee State University and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Founded in 2000, nonprofit Nashville Conflict Resolution Center provides free and low-cost mediation to clients. Have a promotion you wish to submit to Business briefs? Send to




Nashville SC’s Hany Mukhtar named 2022 MLS MVP BY MICHAEL GALLAGHER

After being snubbed for the award last season, Nashville SC midfielder Hany Mukhtar got his vindication on Tuesday when Major League Soccer announced that the 27-year-old German had been named the 2022 Landon Donovan MLS Most Valuable Player. He’s the first player in Nashville SC history and the first German-born player to win the league MVP award. “It’s a huge moment for me and my family,” Mukhtar said on Tuesday after accepting the award at Geodis Park. “…I know it’s an individual award, but I know I couldn’t do it without my team. I learned throughout my career a lot of things, and one thing that’s (important) if you are an individual player and you are a good individual player, but you’re only as good as your teammates. “I have the pleasure of playing with amazing teammates and amazing guys, and they make me shine. That’s why I want to thank them. They always support me and have my back.” Mukhtar, who finished with 48.03 percent of total votes and beat out Austin

FC’s Sebastian Driussi and Philadelphia’s Andrew Blake, led MLS in goal contributions (23 goals, 11 assists) for the second straight season, tying for the fifthmost single-season goals plus assists in league history. He also won the 2022 MLS Golden Boot Award, given annually to the top scorer in MLS, making him the fourth player in the last 10 years to win both the Golden Boot and MVP in the same season. Mukhtar’s resume also included leading the league in shots (126) and shots on target (65), an MLS-best 11 goals since from Aug. 1 to Oct. 15, the third-highest goals average over 90 minutes (0.73) among the top 10 scorers in MLS, and he accounted for 44 percent of Nashville’s 53 goals this season. Mukhtar, who was also named to the 2022 MLS All-Star Game, joins teammate Walker Zimmerman, the two-time defending MLS Defender of the Year, as the only players in club history to win individual performance awards. He’s just the second professional athlete from Nashville to win his league’s MVP award, joining former Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair,

who was NFL Co-MVP in 2003. Mukhtar and Zimmerman were also each named to the 2022 MLS Best XI. It’s the second straight year the duo was recognized among the league’s top players at their position as determined by media, players and MLS club technical staffs. Zimmerman, who is just the fifth defender in MLS history to earn four straight Best XI honors, was the catalyst of a Nashville back line that surrendered the fourth-fewest goals and fewest road goals in the league. He appeared in 30 matches and tied his career high of four goals and one assist on career-best 29 shots while playing the sixthmost minutes on the team. The 29-year-old center back leads all active players and ranks fifth all-time for most Best XI selections. Zimmerman’s 2021 accolades include an MLS All-Star selection and collecting 10 caps with the U.S. Men’s National Team. This story was first published by our sister publication Nashville Post. PHOTO BY CASEY GOWER

Everything you need to know about Nashville-area college hoops season BY LOGAN BUTTS the next level across the country. This week, we’re giving a rundown of everything you need to know about the Nashville-area teams heading into the 2022-23 season. But first, here is a list of this season’s intra-Nashville-area matchups: Nov. 7 Tennessee State women vs Fisk Nov. 7 Tennessee State men vs Fisk Nov. 14 Belmont men at Lipscomb Nov. 14 Tennessee State women vs Trevecca Nov. 16 Belmont women at Middle Tennessee

Believe it or not, college basketball season is here. Before we know it, March Madness will be here. So instead of performing a late-February crash course on all the local squads, make sure to follow along at the Nashville Post and The News, where we will be providing weekly coverage of Belmont, Lipscomb, Tennessee State, Vanderbilt and Middle Tennessee throughout the season. We’ll also check in on other programs throughout the state and local prospects at

Dec. 3 Lipscomb women at Tennessee State Dec. 5 Lipscomb men vs Trevecca Dec. 6 Belmont women at Lipscomb Dec. 6 Belmont men vs Trevecca Dec. 10 Middle Tennessee men at Belmont Dec. 11 Lipscomb men at Tennessee State Dec. 18 Lipscomb women at Vanderbilt BELMONT WOMEN Conference Ranking: 1st out of 12 in the Missouri Valley Conference (also receiving votes in the AP Top-25) Player to Watch: Destinee Wells Impact Newcomer: South Florida transfer and Brentwood Academy alum Sydni Harvey Preseason Accolades: Destinee Wells Preseason MVC Player of the Year, Nancy Lieberman Award Watch List (nation’s best

point guard), Beck Hammon Mid-Major Player of the Year Watch List, Naismith Trophy Watch List (national player of the year) Key Non-Conference Dates: Nov. 13 vs. No. 7 Louisville, Nov. 20 at No. 4 Iowa, Nov. 25-27 at Gulf Coast Showcase, Dec. 4 vs. Georgia Tech, Dec. 17 at Georgia. BELMONT MEN Conference Ranking: 6th out of 12 in the Missouri Valley Conference Player to Watch: Ben Sheppard Impact Newcomer: Tennessee Tech transfer and Oakland alum Keishawn Davidson Preseason Accolades: Ben Sheppard - ESPN MVC Preseason Player of the Year, Preseason All-Conference Key Non-Conference Dates: Nov. 7 vs. Ohio, Nov. 11 at Furman, Nov. 18-21 at Paradise Jam, Dec. 18 at Chattanooga, Dec. 21 vs. Samford LIPSCOMB MEN Conference Ranking: 6th out of 14 in the ASUN Conference Player to Watch: Ahsan Asadullah Impact Newcomer: Georgetown College transfer Derrin Boyd Preseason Accolades: Ahsan Asadullah -

Preseason All-Conference Key Non-Conference Dates: Nov. 18 at Notre Dame, Nov. 23 at Chattanooga, Dec. 17 at No. 22 Michigan, Dec. 20 at Louisville LIPSCOMB WOMEN Conference Ranking: 11th out of 14 in the ASUN Conference Player to Watch: Jalyn Holcomb Impact Newcomer: Murray State transfer and Oakland alum Claira McGowan Preseason Accolades: Jalyn Holcomb Preseason Fan-Voted ASUN Player of the Year Key Non-Conference Dates: Nov. 7 at TCU, Nov. 18-20 at Bank of Hawaii Classic, Nov. 29 at Western Kentucky VANDERBILT WOMEN Conference Ranking: 14th out of 14 in the SEC Player to Watch: Sacha Washington Impact Newcomer: Saint Louis transfer Ciaja Harbison Key Non-Conference Dates: Nov. 7 at Western Kentucky, Nov. 10 vs. Samford, Nov. 20 vs. Saint Joe’s, Nov. 24-25 at Cancun Challenge >> PAGE 9


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VANDERBILT MEN Conference Ranking: 12th out of 14 in the SEC Player to Watch: Jordan Wright Impact Newcomer: UC-Davis transfer Ezra Manjon Key Non-Conference Dates: Nov. 7 vs. Memphis, Nov. 23-24 at Wooden Legacy, Nov. 30 at VCU, Dec. 7 vs. Pitt, Dec. 17 vs. NC State TSU WOMEN Conference Ranking: 5th out of 10 in the Ohio Valley Conference Player to Watch: Gia Adams Impact Newcomer: Kansas transfer and East Nashville alum Erica Haynes-Overton Preseason Accolades: Gia Adams Preseason All-Conference Key Non-Conference Dates: Nov. 16 at Chattanooga, Nov. 21 at Butler, Dec. 15 at No. 18 Baylor TSU MEN Conference Ranking: 2nd out of 10 in the Ohio Valley Conference Player to Watch: Marcus Fitzgerald Impact Newcomer: Tennessee Tech transfer Jr. Clay Preseason Accolades: Jr. Clay, Marcus Fitzgerald, Zion Griffin, Dedric Boyd -

Preseason All-Conference Key Non-Conference Dates: Nov. 17-23 at the SoCal Challenge, Nov. 30 at Saint Louis, Dec. 3 at Austin Peay MTSU MEN Conference Ranking: 4th of 11 in Conference USA Player to Watch: Eli Lawrence Impact Newcomer: Freshman Tre Green Preseason Accolades: Teafale Lenard Preseason All-Conference Key Non-Conference Dates: Nov. 19 at Missouri State, Nov. 25-27 at Northern Classic, Nov. 30 at St. Bonaventure, Dec. 15 vs. Chattanooga, Dec. 21 vs. Murray State MTSU WOMEN Conference Ranking: 1st out of 11 in Conference USA Player to Watch: Kseniya Malashka Impact Newcomer: Marshall transfer Savannah Wheeler Preseason Accolades: Kseniya Malashka, Savannah Wheeler, Courtney Whitson Preseason All-Conference Key Non-Conference Dates: Nov. 25-26 at Las Vegas Invitational, Dec. 4 vs No. 7 Louisville, Dec. 10 at Memphis, Dec. 14 vs Houston

Brentwood, Harpeth Hall girls, Nolensville’s Stegall, BA’s Thompson, HH’s Guillamondegui win XC state titles BY LOGAN BUTTS The TSSAA cross country state championships took place on Thursday and Friday at Sanders Ferry Park in Hendersonville, and several local performers came away as champions. In the boys Division II-AA race, Brentwood Academy junior Luke Thompson finally took home the top prize after secondplace finishes in each of the last two seasons. He finished with a time of 15:16.09 in the 5K. In the girls Class AAA race, Williamson County schools dominated, placing six in the top 10 including individual winner Claire Stegall. After winning multiple titles at the state track championship in the spring, the sophomore won with a time of 17:52.04. The Brentwood girls cross country squad also earned the team title in Class AAA with 41 points thanks to a third-place finish

from sophomore Rachel Haws (18:41.28), fifth-place finish from sophomore Lydia Cromwell (18:56.29), 10th-place mark from freshman Lauren Banovac (19:08.94). In girls Division II-AA, Harpeth Hall senior Bella Guillamondegui led her team to first place and won an individual title with a time of 17:54.68, nearly a full minute faster than second place. As a team, Harpeth Hall totaled 51 points with sophomores Annamar Bacchetta (19:21.61) and Lily Bowen (19:36.90) taking fifth and seventh, respectively. Other Nashville-area teams and individuals to take home state trophies include Donelson Christian Academy senior Drew Johnson (16:19.47) in DII-A and University School of Nashville (52 points) winning the DII-A team title.

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TICKED OFF! Where Freedom of Speech is Alive & Well PRO-LIFE SANCTUARY When you say you’re pro-life how can you tell it’s not just rhetoric? Would promoting and facilitating all kinds of deadly sins be a hint? It ticks me off that pro-life mainliners put other people’s lives in jeopardy as part of perverted state tax schemes. Our State’s conservative majority believes in selling sin to gin up tax revenue. They call alcohol drunken business plan, Visit Tennessee tourism. Conservative values bring us widespread gambling throughout Tennessee but they call the gambling good

clean fun. When did alcohol and gambling stop being sins? Both will destroy the families that Governor Lee loves so much. Not convinced? The Journal of the American Medical Association just released a new study on alcohol and death. Top line shows that the number one cause of death in the age group 20-49 is drinking. 1 out of 5 deaths in this group is from excessive alcohol. Now, tell me that all those beer and whiskey trucks sitting on Commerce Street each weekend are not pumping the tourists to the gills with liquor.

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1 in 5 dead, last call for alcohol. Shameful. Our State conservatives say one thing and do the opposite. Tennessee promotes lifedestroying behavior. Is that pro-life? GUNFIRE NOISE I am Ticked Off at the almost daily gunfire noise in the Davidson County rural areas. I know it’s their right to fire their guns anytime they want, but have they ever considered their neighbors? The sounds of gunfire, including illegal automatic weapons, can be heard for miles around. This is annoying and possibly frightening to people, pets, wildlife, and maybe even some veterans with PTSD. How rude and inconsiderate is that? Go to the range and shoot as much as you want and let us, who moved out of the city for peace and quiet, enjoy it. STADIUM COMPLAINERS For the past 4 weeks, I have read the many letters from folks that are opposed to the new Titans Stadium. I can appreciate your passion. I was around when the current stadium was proposed and built. The arguments back then are the same stale, boring, arguments that are being made now for not building a stadium. The letter writers are few but vocal and have a great passion for throwing around large scary numbers, attempting to impress everyone with their knowledge of “high finance.” What they don’t throw around are the numbers that represent the tax revenue stream that the stadium produces as well as the associated businesses that also create tax revenue. As one writer stated, “the Titans need to leave town and take their stadium with them”. What if they do? I can tell you one thing that will happen, all those tax revenue streams will dry up faster than a wet weather spring in August. How do you replace that? You don’t. Metro doesn’t manufacture anything, they don’t sell peanuts and beer down by the river either, all Metro does is collect taxes. So when one starts wishing a multi-billion dollar business needs to leave town, one better be careful what is wished for. TELL US ABOUT YOUR VALUES, PLEASE. You know you are in trouble when the conservative Christian nationalists start with explicitly putting their values in the government institutions. But with our new version of the old Republicans what exactly are the values? The Sumner County Christian nationalists are attempting to regulate the government employees to their conservative religious values. Let’s look at the values that don’t count anymore. Trump is the new idol that is worshiped like no other. Tennessee Capital punishers, and conservatives put people to death so thou

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shalt not kill is all good now. Divorce and adulteries are not a problem anymore as Trump got 70+ percent of Sumner County voters in 2020. Do I have to mention bearing false witness against thy neighbor? Ask Glen Casada if you’re not sure or turn on talk radio. Love thy neighbor is a good joke as nonconservatives are vilified by true believers and by those who speak from the pulpit. Is there any end to abject failure to live up to the values that used to be so dear? It’s a demented game, is it not? BTW, what would Jesus do? Please be honest. STADIUM DEAL Re: Sunday 11/6 letter with “hope”. Quoting his last sentence “I hope that indeed it does not cost Tennessee taxpayers.” There is a saying “hope springs eternal”. What one would call optimistic reasoning. In this situation, I would say that “hope” doesn’t spring at all. When politicians say that taxpayers will not pay for the stadium they may be somewhat right. Problem is that a monumental amount of costs are not associated directly on the stadium itself. New and relocated roads and highways, added and relocated utilities, new or relocated parking facilities, future need for mass transit, etc., will certainly be included. My opinion is that any or all of these costs have not been anticipated in the total cost estimate. Do you believe any of the Metro Council members or the mayor have studied any details of the estimate? Maybe someone in the press will ask them. Taxpayer costs for this project will continue for years. STADIUM We have a proposal for the GOP state leaders pushing the city of Nashville to give Amy Adams $500 million of our tax dollars. Can you imagine how good our roads or our schools would be with that funding? Goodbye all the portable boxes we call classrooms. Our children being taught in real schools. Imagine? If the city caves and gives the money then propose this: you get the money and rename the team the Nashville Titans and the new stadium Nashville Music City Children’s Stadium.Naming rights for $500 million. What about Nissan you ask? Tell them that the naming rights just got richer. Write a check to the city of Nashville for $250 million and you can be a lead sponsor. It’s got a great ring to it. And we do it all for the children. The comments in the Ticked Off column do not reflect the views of FW Publishing.


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Veteran accountant pays $1.6M for Berry Hill buildings


BY WILLIAM WILLIAMS A two-parcel Berry Hill property has sold for $1.6 million, with the new owner having practiced as a certified public accountant for 47 years. Veteran accountant Kenneth Kraft, Kenneth Kraft managing member of locally based Kraft & Company, created West Iris Reverse LLC for the purchase of the properties, located at 605 and 607 W. Iris Drive. His firm operates at 114 29th Ave. S. According to a Davidson County Register of Deeds document, the seller was Adam Brown, whose late father paid a collective $56,000 for the properties in two transactions (one in 1981 and the other in 1982). “The intent is to construct a building for the future of Kraft & Company,” Kraft said, adding the firm has been located at its current location for 18 years (read more here). One of Nashville’s oldest CPA businesses, Kraft & Company began operations in 1975. Some of its employees are related to

officials with Nashville-based Kraft CPAs (though the two firms are not affiliated). Compass Classroom, which provides educational videos for parents who homeschool their children, operates from the 605 W. Iris site. The 607 W. Iris building offers no tenant. Via West Iris Reverse LLC, Kraft has landed a $1.8 million loan from the Brentwood office of Starkville, Mississippibased Cadence Bank, a separate document notes. In 1980, James Cason and Wilton Weller paid $55,000 for the 605 W. Iris property. Known as “Buzz,” Cason is a record producer who was a founding member of The Casuals, billed as Nashville’s first rock and roll group and known best as the backing band for Brenda Lee. Weller once served as lead guitarist for Paul Revere & The Raiders. Kraft said he did not use a broker for the transaction. The Post was unable to determine if Brown had representation. This story was first published by our sister publication Nashville Post.


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Fisk University’s Van Vechten Art Gallery hosted an opening for its new show, African Modernism In America, 1947-67. Guests enjoyed refreshments in a white tent outside the gallery as they discussed the impressive presentation, which was organized by Fisk University Galleries and the American Federation of Arts. It is the first major traveling exhibition to examine the complex connections between modern African artists and American patrons, artists and cultural organizations amid the interlocking histories of civil rights, decolonization and the Cold War. The show will remain at Fisk until Feb. 11, 2023 and then it will travel to several other galleries around the country through 2024. The exhibition is drawn primarily from Fisk’s notable collection of gifts from the Harmon Foundation, a leading American organization devoted to the support and promotion of African and African American artists.

It features more than seventy artworks by fifty artists that exemplify the relationships between the new art which emerged in Africa during the 1950s and 1960s and American art and cultural politics. The inventive and irrefutably contemporary nature of these artists’ paintings, sculptures, and works on paper defied typical Western narratives about African art being isolated to a primitive past, and their presentation in the United States rooted their work in the present for American audiences. Fisk University is the oldest institution of higher learning in Nashville. The Van Vechten Art Gallery is located at 1000 17th Ave North, Nashville, TN, 37208 and is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 615-329-8720 or visit

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Goodwill’s Impact Awards Luncheon was held at the Music City Center to support the charitable organization’s mission of changing lives through education, training and employment. The event was presented by Pinnacle and Amazon, chaired by Carrington Fox and Deena Drummond, and emceed by NewsChannel 5 Anchor Rhori Johnston. The keynote speaker was former Attorney General of the United States Alberto R. Gonzales, who is now dean and distinguished professor of law at Belmont College of Law. Individual sponsors presented Impact Awards to those who had excelled at changing their lives for the better through Goodwill programs and their own tenacity and hard work. Honorees were: Achiever of the Year Anthony Fanning, Ambassador of the Year Mary Hance, “Ms. Cheap,” David B. Lifsey Scholarship recipient Daniella McNair, Lavoi-Katz Award recipient Johnny McCann, Mission Partner of the Year Welcome Home Ministries, Pioneers of the Year Debbie Grant and Matt Gloster, Donor Partner of the Year Lowe’s, and Employer Partner of the Year Apex Systems. The delicious lunch was Meyer lemon and basil seared breast of chicken atop autumn green lettuces, and ancient grain farro salad with pickled red onion, green apple,

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Humanities Tennessee’s Authors Dinner BY BRENDA BATEY PHOTOS BY ERIC ENGLAND

Humanities Tennessee hosted its 12th annual Authors in the Round Dinner with 40 authors and 300 guests in support of the 34th Southern Festival of Books. Held at War Memorial Auditorium on the first night of the Southern Festival of Books, the three-course dinner allowed guests to dine with authors for “the liveliest book club in town.” Founded in 2012 by Jean Bottorff and Todd Bottorff, Authors in the Round raises critical funds for the three-day Southern Festival of Books, ensuring Humanities Tennessee can continue to present the festival at no charge. Guests of Authors in the Round enjoyed cocktails in the War Memorial Courtyard before moving into War Memorial Auditorium with their authors for a threecourse dinner catered by Clean Plate Club. Emcee Jeremy Finley welcomed guests and introduced Humanities Tennessee Executive Director Tim Henderson for

opening remarks. The event was co-chaired by Jay Joyner, Mary Jo Shankle, Mary Spalding, and Tori Wimberly. Authors in attendance included 2022 Pulitzer Prize Winner Joshua Cohen; 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winner Andrew Sean Greer; New York Times Bestselling Author Mary Laura Philpott; New York Times Bestselling Author, Guggenheim Fellow and Oprah’s Book Club Pick Tayari Jones; Actress Diane Kruger; and New York Times columnist Margaret Renkl; among others. Humanities Tennessee is a non-profit organization that fosters community and civility in Tennessee through engaging programs that examine and reflect upon ideas, stories, history, arts and culture. Founded in 1973, Humanities Tennessee is the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). For more information about Humanities Tennessee, call 615-770-0006, email info@ or visit

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Green Hills area 1 BR, 1 BA Garage Apartment freshly painted, new flooring, new appliances. No pets. $2,100 Mo. 615-403-8982

Boat auction December 2nd at 10 am at Elm Hill Marina located at 3361 Bell Rd. Nashville, TN 37214 1996 Suncruiser Pontoon, and a 2006 Seadoo GTX to be auctioned off.



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Return, leave home on beautiful tree lined boulevard. Pied a Terre that is top floor of historic international architectural residence. One bedroom with see thru fireplace, living room, kitchen, study with wall of top/bottom shelves. Separate foyer/entry on acre of land- completely furnished inclusive of cookware, dinnerware, linens, washer, dryer, Frank Lloyd Wright style carport, large patio.

(615) 390-7798

One year lease. Former long time tenants inclusive of doctor, Cheekwood Museum curator, international HCA CEO. No smoking, no pets. $1150 plus utilities.

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$4,405,825 6 BD/ 6/2 BA 6,292 Sq Ft





4 BD/ 3/1 BA/ 3826 Sq Ft

4 Beds/ 3/1 BA/ 2,884 Sq Ft



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