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Significant Increase in Number of Black Women-Owned Businesses

ber of non-minority women-owned firms over the past 16 years and, alThe number of women-owned though firms owned by women of businesses in Tennessee has grown color are smaller than non-minority faster than the national average women-owned businesses, their over a 16-year period, according to growth in number and economic a recent report commissioned by clout far exceeded the growth of all American Express OPEN. Between women-owned firms. Additionally, the number of 1999 and 2012, when the number of businesses in the United States women-owned firms is growing at increased by 37%, the number of 1½ times the national average and women-owned firms increased by nearly half of all firms owned by African-Americans are owned by 54 percent. The growth in the number of women (47.4 percent). Although minority-owned busiAfrican American (up 258 percent from 1997 to 2013) women-owned nesses are growing at a faster rate firms top the growth in the num- than non-minority firms, there is By Ronald W. Weathersby

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a large disparity in average gross receipts between minority femaleowned firms and other group of firms. Julie R. Weeks, President and CEO of Womenable, a for-profit social enterprise that works to enable women’s entrepreneurship is one of the world’s leading experts in the field of women’s enterprise development, with experience in both the private and public sectors. Weeks authored the study for American Express OPEN. In an interview with the Tribune Weeks says she is encouraged by the number of womBusinesses Continued on page 11A

Financial Program Leads to Better Management of Money confidential system, access a credit report, review monthly income and bills and then set up a financial plan. Participants will learn how to create a budget, open savings and checking accounts, decrease debt and much more. It’s a service that is long overdue and much needed, according to program organizers. “I was excited but I was a little cautious because not everyone likes to talk about their finances. It’s very private. It’s like dieting. You tell people you can’t do this or that. I was worried it wouldn’t be interesting or engaging,”

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Help has arrived for those wanting to climb out of debt and get on the road to financial freedom. Two sites have been set up for the Financial Empowerment Centers program, where people in need can receive free financial education and guidance. The locations – the Foster Street Center in East Nashville and Casa Azafran Community Center in South Nashville on Nolensville Road – are each staffed with three counselors. Counselors will input the participant’s information in a

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said Erik Cole, director of the Financial Empowerment for the City of Nashville. The program is just shy of being two months old and so far a little more than 100 people have utilized the service. The majority of clients are coming from the Cane Ridge, Madison and Southeast Nashville areas. African Americans make up 58 percent of the clients, while Latinos make up 20.5 percent and Caucasians account for 19.6 percent. The remaining 1.8 percent are made up of those that Money Continued on page 15A

Funeral Arrangements Set For Maxine Smith Civil Rights leader Maxine Smith of Memphis died last week. She was 83. Smith, who reportedly suffered chronic heart problems, was the retired executive secretary of the Memphis branch of the NAACP, a former Memphis city school board member and served on the Tennessee Board of Regents. Her death came about a year after her latest heart surgery. “We mourn the passing of civil rights icon, Maxine Smith,” Mayor A. C. Wharton, Jr. of Memphis wrote. “With her death, Memphis has lost a legendary leader for human rights and one of

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the brightest stars in the great expanse of our city’s history.” She was a pivotal force in almost every important aspect of race relations and civil rights in Tennessee from protests against segregation and Jim Crow to the rise of black political and economic power. Georgia Maxine Atkins Smith was born in Memphis in 1929 during the Depression at a time of harsh and unyielding segregation. She was the youngest of the three children. Her father, Joseph Atkins, was a postal worker and her mother, Georgia R. Atkins, was active in

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Melissa Meadows, Community Outreach Director for the Autism Society of Middle Tennessee, joins Tribune Radio personality Deniece Barnes on Take 10 on Tuesdays with the Tennessee Tribune this week. Meadows spent 20 years in the radio industry as a morning air personality driving listeners to work on country radio. When her 16-year-old son was diagnosed at age 10 with high functioning autism, she knew she would one day leave radio for a higher calling, serving and advocating for the autism community. You can view the interview at www.tntribune.com

the NAACP. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School at the age of 15 and four years later graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta. Smith earned her master’s degree from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, and taught college-level French. The state of Tennessee paid her tuition to Middlebury rather than allow her to attend a white college or university in the state. Seven years after getting her master’s from Middlebury, Smith and Miriam

NASHVILLE, TN — Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan has named R. Brad Martin, a member of the university’s Board of Visitors and retired chairman and CEO of Saks Incorporated, to serve as interim president of the University of Memphis effective July 1. Martin will begin working with retiring U of M President Shirley Raines on April 25 and through the rest of her

tenure to prepare for the role. Raines recently announced her retirement effective June 30 after leading the campus for 12 years. “Mr. Martin will maintain the momentum at the University of Memphis while leading the institution through a time of important transition,” Morgan said. “He has deeply established connections to the campus and the community, as well as a sincere respect for the aca-

Obama Names Foxx as Transportation Secretary cabinet post in Obama’s second term, although Susan Rice (U.S. Charlotte, NC Mayor An- Ambassador to the United Nathony Foxx was nominated tions) and Eric Holder (Attorney Monday by President Obama General) are remaining in their to become the new Secretary of current roles. Transportation. The White House official Foxx, 41, will replace former cited Foxx’s work in expanding congressman Ray Lahood (R- Charlotte’s airport and light rail Ill.), who was one of a handful of system in explaining the selecRepublicans President Obama tion. picked for his first-term cabinet. Administration officials for Foxx will be the first AfricanFoxx Continued on page 11A American to be selected for a

demic mission and a strong commitment to shared governance. “Mr. Martin’s interim leadership will provide a new perspective to the university’s business operations and a broader view on the relationships with the local, regional and state economy,” Morgan added. “This is a unique opportunity that will serve the University of Memphis well.” Martin Continued on page 11A

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Delta Sigma Theta Crowns Miss Jabberwock 2013 NASHVILLE, TN — Members of the Nashville Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter (NMAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Fortitude Foundation, Inc. presented their Miss Jabberwock Gala Saturday, April 6 at 6:00pm at Christ Church-Watson Hall in Nashville. Ten beautiful young ladies vying for the title of Miss Jabberwock captivated the audience as they performed with grace and style to the Jabberwock theme “Debut of the Real Dream Girls”.

2011-2012. Her community and church activities include Liturgical dance, plays, and black history speeches at Ebenezer Community Church. Melondria’s dream is to become a Defense Attorney!

She is a freshman at Hillsboro High School. Other recognition awards presented: Miss Congeniality as voted by her peers went to Miss Jamila Ray and Miss Scho-

Second Runner-up Miss Ke’Arra Allen (left) with Miss Melondria Osborne, Miss Jabberwock 2013 and First Runner-up Miss Victoria Hill(right)

Mrs. Alice Outlaw

The entire Jabberwock Season was dedicated to a true Dream Girl, Mrs. Alice Outlaw. Alice has been a Delta more than 50 years and a member of the Nashville Metropolitan Alumnae since 1973. The emcees for this grand occasion were community leaders Sharon Hurt, CEO JUMP and Adrian (AG) Granderson, local radio host and co-owner of Jazz and Jokes located in Nashville. The Hella Temple #105 served as the ushers for this occasion.

Miss Melondria Osborne was crowned Miss Jabberwock 2013

Melondria is the daughter of Dariton & Melody Osborne. She is a junior at Hume Fogg High School where she received the 2010 History Student of the Year Award. She is a member of Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society for Math, a member of the debate team, 2010 Community A.L.E.R.T., and one of MNPS’ top student award recipient. Melondra was also recognized as the top 5 debaters in

Victoria is the daughter of Michael & Sherita Hill. She is a sophomore at Hillsboro High School where she is a member of Bridging the Gap and the National Honor Society. Her community and church activities include serving as a volunteer at Room at the Inn and a member of the Youth Choir at the Living Word Community Church. Victoria’s dream is to become a Fashion Designer and start an International Design Fashion Business! Ke’Arra is the daughter of Nicole & Charron Allen, Sr. She is an eighth grader at Kipp Academy where she is a member of the school choir and the cheerleader squad. Her community and church activities include the Youth Choir, Youth Ushers, Praise Ministry and College Ministry at Temple Church. She is also the Captain of the Cheerleading Squad for the Bordeaux Eagles. Ke’Arra’s dream is to become an Educator! She wants to teach others. Other Contestants were: Miss Jerilyn Elizabeth Evans. Jerilyn is the daughter of Alisa Johnson-Evans & Jake P. Evans. She is a freshman at Summit High School in Spring Hill, TN. Miss De’Ja Gooch. De’Ja is the daughter of Thaddeus & Tenyelle Gooch. She is a freshman at Hume Fogg High School. Miss Dallisa Kilcrease. Dallisa is the daughter of Sean & Dallisa A. Kilcrease. She is a senior at Whites Creeks High School. Miss Elizabeth Kimbrough. Elizabeth is the daughter of Robin & Adric Kimbrough. She is an eighth grader at Overbrook School. Miss Cierra McLemore. Cierra is the daughter of Celica McLemore and great niece of Emma Booker. She is a senior at Centennial High School in Franklin, TN. Miss Jamila Ray. Jamila is the daughter of Robert & Pamela Ray. She is a junior at East Literature Magnet School. Miss Stephanie Wade. Stephanie is the daughter of Steven & Tiffany Wade.

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first “Jabberwock” was presented in 1925 in Boston, Massachusetts, by members of Iota Chapter in an effort to find new methods of raising money for their scholarship program. Jabberwock has evolved over the past 80 years into a diverse program that continues to consist of skits, dances, individual and group talent showcases while advancing the goals and objectives of Delta’s scholarship program. During the Nashville Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter’s 6-month Jabberwock season, young ladies had opportunities to participate in a program that did not focus on physical appearance but instead offered an opportunity to present them in a positive manner while learning the value of sisterhood, and service to the community. This experience included interactive workshops that centered on the Sorority’s five programmatic thrust. The Nashville Metropolitan Alumnae

The other contestants in Miss Jabberwock 2013

lastic went to Miss Melondria Osborne. Escorts for this occasion were Jarrett Knight, Darius Lindsey, Kylen Marshall, Josten McClain, Dedrick Earl Moulton, II, Daniel C. Shelton, Jr., Emmanuel Wallace, Darian Williams, and Jordan Wilson. Special musical performances were given by Miss Nicole Robertson performing “Good Morning Heartache”, Miss Ashley Doxy performing “Listen” and Miss Mia Black performing “Love You I Do”. Jabberwock is a fundraising activity for scholarship and other public service programs that begun as a unique means of raising scholarship funds. The word Jabberwock, copyrighted by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., was taken from Lewis Carroll’s tale, Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland. In the poem “Jabberwocky,” it was customary for creatures from throughout the kingdom to gather annually to present a gala pageant. The

Chapter (NMAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was chartered on June 28, 1973. From the start, NMAC began making preparations to implement the fivepoint programmatic thrust as set  forth by Grand  Chapter: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, & Political Awareness and Involvement.  NMAC projects are designed to provide a continual positive impact upon its entire service area of Davidson, Maury, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson counties. The Chair and co-chairs for this event were JoAnn Johnson, Shaana Worlds and Mary Bryant, respectively. The President of NMAC is Dr. LaMonica Stewart and the President of the Fortitude Foundation, Inc. is Kennetha Sawyers, Esq.


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Purity Dairies Takes Top Prize in Dean Foods National Quality Contest NASHVILLE, TN — For its excellence in customer service and protecting quality from farm to table, Nashville-based Purity Dairies is the first recipient of the Dean Foods CEO Quality Award for fluid milk. This award is the company’s top honor and Purity Dairies was selected over Dean Foods’ 70 other dairies after a rigorous, one-year judging process. The award was presented to Rodney Hillis, plant manager of Purity Dairies, at Purity Dairies’ Murfreesboro Road headquarters on April 16 by Dean Foods CEO, Gregg Tanner. Tanner, whose visit to Purity Dairies is was his first since taking the CEO post in late 2012, was joined by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam in acknowledging Purity Dairies’ far reaching excellence. “Dean Foods holds its plants to incredibly high standards, making for particularly stiff competition surrounding this award,” said Tanner. “We are delighted with the level of excellence Purity Dairies brought with it when it joined Dean Foods and we’re proud to hold them up as an example.” Haslam spoke of Purity Dairies’ award winning products and the company’s decades of commitment to Nashville and the other communities it serves. A House resolution sponsored by Speaker Beth Harwell detailed similar successes. “Since Purity Dairies was founded, it has put the utmost emphasis on the quality of its products—a legacy its leaders and all Purity Dairies employees work hard to uphold every day,” said Hillis. “It is because of this commitment that we are so honored to be recognized as Dean Foods’ top fluid milk plant and by this House resolution.” In 1998, Purity Dairies joined Dean Foods, the nation’s leading processor and distributor of milk products. Of the roughly 400 dairy plants in the U.S., Dean Foods operates 70, representing many of the most successful operations in the industry. In 2012, Dean Foods launched the

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McAllester Norton’s Andrea P. Perry, was named to the Nashville Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 list. She was honored at the Nashville Business Journal’s awards luncheon

l-r, Quality Manager Daryl Gaw, Purity Dairies Plant Manager Rodney Hillis and Dean Foods CEO Gregg Tanner

Quality Award Program to recognize its best run dairy plants. This top honor is the culmination of an intensive assessment process. Three ice cream plants and five fluid milk plants, including Purity Dairies, were selected as Excellence in Quality Award winners based on six criteria such as Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program scores, training participation and consumer complaint improvement. These eight plants were then scrutinized further by senior Dean Foods leadership who took into account quality innovations, best practices and the “quality culture” within the plant. Purity Dairies emerged as the cream of the crop in the fluid milk category. “Purity Dairies is proud of the quality of the products we have produced for Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky dur-

ing the past 80 years. We look forward to continuing that tradition for the next 80 years,” said Mark Ezell, president of Purity Dairies. For more than 80 years, Purity Dairies has maintained the highest standards possible to ensure freshness and great taste in its extensive line of dairy products. Purity Dairies was started in Nashville in 1926 by Miles Ezell, and since then has grown to service Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky. More than 400 employees make up the Purity family, many of whom have been with the company for decades. In 1998, Purity Dairies was purchased by Dean Foods, the nation’s leading dairy processor and distributor, and currently produces 150 premium milk products, including milk, cottage cheese and sour cream, and sells 200 ice cream and frozen products.

Bone McAllester Norton’s C. Tucker Herndon, was selected as one of Nashville’s top Thirty Under 30. He received his award at an event benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on April 12.

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Is the Concept of Reparations a Dead Issue? Johnnie L. Cochran and his Reparations for Ask anyone you Slavery lawsuit against know and you’ll find the United States and most Americans don’t with Randall Robinson see the validity of the on his pursuit of “The issue of reparations for Debt.” Brock says “a Blacks and don’t condebt is owed Blacks nect the dots to see how for the centuries of unthe injustice of the past paid slave labor that shapes everyday life in built America’s early America. The father of economy and money America’s contempofrom discriminatory rary reparations movement was Ray Jenkins. wage and employWilliam Reed He died in 2009. In ment patterns Blacks the 1950s Jenkins got have been subjected to the name “Reparations Ray,” speak- since emancipation.” He chides Blacks ing around Detroit about “the debt” in America for “damping down discusAmerica owed Blacks “for enslavement sions about reparations during the presiof their ancestors.” Jenkins found attentive audiences, but reparations never dency of a Black man.” Before being confined by health really has taken hold and has been ridiculed as loud in the ghettos as they are problems, Brock was holding meetings across America supporting Congressamong Whites in suburbia. Since “Reparations Ray” died, oc- man John Conyers’ H.R. 40 Bill “to form togenarian Dr. Robert L. Brock, an at- a Commission to Study Reparations for torney and president of the “Self De- African-Americans.” For almost two termination Committee” holds the title. decades Brock spoke at forums alongA legend among reparations activists, side Conyers endorsing the concept of Brock first filed a reparations class ac- a study of reparations for Blacks. In tion suit in 1956. His Ashton vs. Lynn the years from 1989 until he ascended Park case went to the Supreme Court. to become House Judiciary CommitBrock says, “The wealth of America is our legal property. But we must make tee Chair, Conyers was celebrated as he made a yearly ritual of “submitting” our legal claims to get money.” By 1965, Brock was demanding bill H.R. 40 in Congress. Detroit Con$500,000 for “each descendant of a gressman Conyers perpetrated a 25-year slave of African ancestry.” “Claim political charade that he was submitting What’s Yours!!! Find Out How to Make reparations legislation every year, but Your Legal Claim” was a banner head- he “couldn’t get it out of committee.” line across the pages of Black newspa- Conyers now says reparations are “too pers during the 1980s and 1990s. The controversial to pursue at this time.” ads were placed and paid for by Brock. Are all Black Americans of the same Most of the advertisements contained mindset as Conyers? Have conversathe following content: “Black People tions regarding rectifying economic in United States have been wondering what they need to do to get paid for the injustices done to Blacks completely ‘forty (40) Acres’ and ‘a mule’ they nev- died? The vestiges of slavery and de er received. Well, it is easier than you jure segregation continue for Blacks. think. You must: (1) File a Claim for it Yet, the first Black to head the House (2) To do this, send your name and ad- Judiciary Committee now says reparations are “too controversial to pursue.” dress, along with $50.00.” Primarily through Black media and What’s going on when Blacks hold high networks, Brock’s campaign produced positions and offices that the level of over 500,000 filed claims. His activities discussion about the absence of wealth, garnered him the ire of the government work, educational, and economic equity and majority media innuendos that he among them is still muted? was advocating “tax rebates” for slave Brock says, “The time is ripe to move descendants. According to Brock, his the Reparations Movement to the top of procedure required slave descendants to 1) get a claim form, 2) fill it out, 3) get it the American agenda.” What say you? William Reed is publisher of “Who’s notarized, 4) return it to Brock with $50 for processing and filing with the United Who in Black Corporate America” and available for projects via the BaiNations and 5) wait to hear back. Unabated, Brock has worked with leyGroup.org By William Reed

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Expanding Medicaid Crucial for the Country’s Economy, Health economy. There is no doubt that this would be lifechanging for many Last week, 400,000 Louisianans. More poor and underserved people would be able to Louisianans, many them afford preventive health people of color, were care. They would be shut out of potentially able to avoid chronic life-saving health insurhealth problems, costly ance under the Affordlong-term medical care, able Care Act (ACA). and personal bankruptcy -- especially among A Louisiana House African Americans, health committee voted who often shoulder the down a measure that increased cost of health Marc H. Morial would have forced Govcare. ernor Bobby Jindal to Of course, Louisiana opt into the Medicaid expansion provi- is just one example. sion of ACA that is being subsidized by Some politicians in other parts of the federal government to cover vulner- the country continue to put their own able communities. Even more discour- self-interests before the hardworking aging was the unfortunate reality that families in their state. In Texas, for exthe vote was right along party lines. Is ample, Governor Rick Perry has vowed it too much to ask to keep partisanship to block Medicaid expansion. That’s esout of our health care? I certainly hope pecially disturbing as Texas is the only not. state in the country that ranks higher Gov. Bobby Jindal made it perfectly than Louisiana in terms of uninsured clear that he won’t accept federal fundpeople. ing to expand Medicaid. As he appears I write this as someone who underto be more focused on positioning for stands via experience – not just hypothhis own political future, this is coming eses and projections – the fiscal burden at a huge cost to Louisianans. Louisiana has the second-highest many local governments are facing. rate of uninsured adults in the country. As the former mayor of New Orleans, Many people — especially women and a former Louisiana State Senator and African Americans — in the state lack current head of the National Urban access to basic health care. In fact, the League, I’ve seen how basic health American Congress of Obstetricians care can help empower people in unand Gynecologists estimates that of derserved communities. State lawmakers have a unique opLouisiana’s 64 parishes, 33 do not have portunity to care for more people than a single OB/GYN. Accepting federal dollars would mean ever before, to make their states healththat an estimated 398,000 more hard- ier than ever before and, in the process, working Louisianans would get basic save their states millions of dollars. It’s health care when they need it, without a pity that Louisiana lawmakers seem determined to reject what could be a facing devastating medical bills. Medicaid expansion would also have boon for the state and for its residents the most positive impact on African who have suffered enough in recent Americans in the state; nearly half of years. Folks like Bobby Jindal and Rick those in our community who don’t have Perry must act on behalf of the milhealth insurance would likely gain coverage. Across the board, the percent- lions of hardworking families across age of uninsured in the state could ac- the country that will benefit from this funding, rather than play politics with tually drop by as much as 60 percent. It would also be a huge benefit to the their health and well-being. It’s up to lawmakers to lead on these state’s economy. If the state doesn’t accept federal funding, it issues, to accept federal aid to expand could actually cost Louisiana’s econo- Medicaid and provide basic health care my $15.7 billion dollars over the next to millions of women and families. By decade – money that could go to job doing so, they have the potential to creation and supporting small busi- transform their states, improve – and nesses, the backbone of our nation’s save – lives, and reduce taxpayer costs. Marc Morial President and CEO National Urban League

LETTERS TO EDITOR Dear Editor: President Obama has overlooked his most loyal constituency - Black Women in America. All of the women he has appointed so far has been white or of other races. Does the President feel that black women are less qualified that white women to hold positions in his administration? It is a shame that this African American President, voted into office by African Americans ignores hundreds of qualifed black women for positions in his administration and many are angry based on the overwhelming support the president received from the AfricanAmerican community. Does the President believe in diversity in his Cabinet and administration? As white house officials say Obama is committed to diversity and noted that the selection process for his Cabinet is not complete, well why must we always be the last hired and first fired? If the President truly believes that diversity is valuable because it enhances the decision-making process in the Cabinet, and it’s important within his senior staff for the same reason then

what is the delay for inclusion of African Americans? Obama’s recent nominations include Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Ernest Moniz to lead the Energy Department and Thomas Perez to head the Labor Department. None of those nominees were black women. And these selections do not reflect the country diversity. Obama has selected the lowest number of African-American Cabinet members in 38 years. George W. Bush, Obama’s Republican predecessor, nominated four African-Americans to Cabinet posts. During Obama’s first term, blacks — including EPA administrator Lisa Jackson and Attorney General Eric Holder — held key posts CBC members have recommended more than 60 African-Americans for Cabinet-level posts, but none have been nominated. . The absence of diverse voices leads to policy and programs that adversely impact African-Americans and we must be included. James A. Baker Jackson, Ms.

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Mayor Co-Authors National Article on Cities’ Role in Quality Afterschool Programs NASHVILLE, TN — As Nashville becomes more engaged in improving access and quality in afterschool programs, Education Week, one of the nation’s premier education newspapers, has published an article co-authored by Mayor Karl Dean and Metro Council-member-at-Large Ronnie Steine. The article is attached and can also be found at the Education Week website: Cities Should Embrace After-School Learning. The article was written by Mayor Dean and Councilman Steine with Christopher Coleman, mayor of St. Paul, Minn.; Betsy Price, mayor of Fort Worth, Texas; and James E. Mitchell Jr., a council memMayor Karl Dean ber from Charlotte, N.C. These leaders are working on the national stage to tout efforts across the country to increase the quality and availability of afterschool programs for young people who need them the most. “Coordinated efforts to engage young people beyond the school day are growing stronger across Ronnie Steine the country as a critical element of education reform,” Mayor Dean said. “They help children and youth gain the skills, knowledge and experience they need to lead successful lives.  I am pleased that the Nashville After Zone Alliance is leading that work with middle-school students here and is expanding out to more parts of DaMayor Christopher Coleman vidson County every year.” The article describes the growing role of cities in supporting afterschool programs and the demonstrated benefits of quality afterschool programs to public

Omega Psi Phi Acknowledges Youth in Talent Hunt

Talent Hunt winner Aaron Webb with his mother and the Gamma Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Talent Hunt committee Photo by William W. Ledbetter

By William W. Ledbetter

NASHVILLE, TN — The Gamma Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. held its annual Matthew Kennedy Talent Hunt Extravaganza competition on February 24, 2013 at the Fisk University Chapel. The purpose of the Talent Hunt Extravaganza is to recognize talented high school youth participating in the arts and give them exposure, encouragement, and financial assistance. Participants included singers, dancers, spoken word artists, a guitarist, and a pianist. This year’s winner of the competition was pia-

nist Aaron Webb, an 11th grader at Hunter’s Lane High School in Nashville. Aaron was awarded a cash prize by Gamma Phi Chapter and went on to compete against the winners of other Omega chapters throughout Tennessee and Kentucky at the 5th District meeting that was held in Knoxville, TN in April 2013. Aaron won third place in the district competition. During the local Talent Hunt program, the winners of Gamma Phi’s annual Essay Contest were announced. Jordan Boyd from Merrol Hyde Magnet School in Hendersonville, TN won the 1st Place Award.

Mayor Betsy Price

James E. Mitchell, Jr.

safety, economic development, academic achievement and quality of life. The piece also was included in a compilation of more than 100 articles published recently by the

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. This groundbreaking book, called “Expanding Minds and Opportunities,” speaks to the important role cities can play in leading, support-

Published in Print: April 24, 2013, Cities Play a Crucial AfterSchool Role; By Christopher Coleman, Karl Dean, James Mitchell Jr., Betsy Price, Ronnie Steine No longer can leaders of American cities be spectators when it comes to ensuring that our children have the education and skills necessary to succeed in school and life. Competition for jobs within the United States, let alone across the world, is at an all-time high. For our cities to remain beacons of hope, it is our responsibility as municipal leaders to help young people develop the skills and talents they need to find gainful employment and become successful adults in a knowledge-based economy. City leaders must work together with schools, parents, and others to help young people thrive, with a shared understanding that their success will determine the success of our cities. Maximizing the after-school hours is one important way in which city governments can improve educational outcomes for children and teenagers and reinforce what they learn in the classroom. We know that children spend about 80 percent of their time outside of school. How is that time used? As mayors and city council members, we have a unique bully pulpit from which to promote the after-school hours as a time of enrichment and learning. In collaboration with other local partners, we can work collectively to provide all young people in our communities with access to high-quality afterschool and expanded-learning opportunities. Over the years, municipal leaders have expressed growing interest in supporting after-school programs, as the National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education, and Families documented in a 2011 report highlighting our cities and 23 others. Why? Because our charge as mayors and council members is to keep our cities safe, spur economic growth, ensure a high quality of life, and provide opportunity for all of our residents. By engaging young people in positive activities while their parents are at work, after-school and expanded-learning opportunities help city officials confront pressing local challenges, such as crime prevention, truancy, low academic achievement and graduation rates, college and career preparation, civic engagement, hunger, and childhood obesity. Providing resources directly to programs or creating partnerships with other organizations that provide quality after-school experiences for children and youths aligns well with our top priorities. “As mayors and city council members, we have a unique bully pulpit from which to promote the after-school hours as a time of enrichment and learning.” Many municipalities already provide an array of opportunities to

their young people through parks and recreation departments, police athletic leagues, libraries, and museums. Often, however, key local actors work in silos and try to solve challenges on their own rather than take a more integrated and effective approach in cooperation with city agencies, schools, businesses, and faith-based and communitybased organizations. As part of a growing trend in the nation’s cities, municipal officials are increasingly bringing these institutions around the same table to coordinate afterschool programs within one citywide system. By working together, local leaders can improve the quality of programs, target investments toward the young people most in need, offer training to after-schoolprogram providers from different organizations, and increase youthparticipation rates. As mayors and council members, we have made after-school learning a priority in our cities, and we work closely with our school leaders and youth-serving organizations to create, strengthen, and expand afterschool learning opportunities. This work is too great for any one of us, but acting in collaboration, we are making important strides on behalf of young people in our communities. Despite the extreme pressures on municipal budgets in the last several years, many of us have worked hard to realign existing funding, invest new funding, or at least hold the line to protect after-school budgets. For instance, in Nashville, only one new initiative was funded in an otherwise flat budget environment in 2009: resources for the Nashville After Zone Alliance, or NAZA, to coordinate an after-school network serving middle school youths. Since NAZA’s inception, participation in after-school programs has nearly doubled for the targeted, high-need population; the program now serves 562 middle school students. Resources to support afterschool programs can come from many different places. Since 2001, the city government in Fort Worth has dedicated more than $1.4 million annually in concert with grants from the state to support 94 afterschool initiatives in four school districts by drawing on part of the revenue from a one-half-cent sales tax dedicated to its “crime control and prevention district.” Local officials in Charlotte have also recognized the benefits of afterschool programs in preventing juvenile crime and promoting academic success. More than a decade ago, council members and school board leaders made a joint commitment to invest city and school dollars to launch three new after-school programs for middle school students. In the coming year, the city will fund six different providers with a combination of $590,000 in local funds and federal community development block grant dollars. Finally, the St. Paul mayor’s office

ing and investing in quality afterschool programs. Mayor Dean, who serves on the national Afterschool Alliance board, has led an effort in Nashville to improve the quality of afterschool programs for middle-schoolers. In 2010, Dean launched the city’s first comprehensive middle-school afterschool initiative, the Nashville After Zone Alliance, which initially engaged seven afterschool providers to serve 200 students in the Maplewood/Stratford feeder schools. NAZA partners just celebrated their 2012-13 accomplishments: 700 students in 26 programs, from East Nashville to Whites Creek and along the Nolensville Road corridor. A fourth afterzone in Cane Ridge/Antioch opens in the fall.

has played a central role in leading the city’s Second Shift Commission, a broad stakeholder group representing the city, the school district, and community-based organizations. The commission’s recommendations led to the development of Sprockets, a coordinating entity that now supports the citywide out-ofschool-time network of providers, education leaders, city leaders, and other key participants. The network collaborates to share data and works to improve the quality, availability, and effectiveness of after-school programs. One of the first essential steps that educators and others can take to enhance community supports for learning is to reach out to local elected officials and discuss how after-school programs can help fulfill a shared vision for young people. Mayoral and city council champions can raise awareness of the benefits of the programs, draw attention to key challenges, and identify the roles each partner can play in working toward solutions. Municipal officials can also help map the distribution of after-school opportunities across their cities. Not only can making this information publicly available help parents gain access to programs, but it can also build political will for after-school investments when local leaders have clear, visual evidence of the lack of accessible programs in certain neighborhoods. Data-driven discussions of these gaps often spark collaborative efforts to reduce barriers to youth participation, ensure programs are of high quality, and evaluate the impact of after-school opportunities on student outcomes. When young people are engaged in positive activities, our cities clearly benefit. Supporting after-school programming is a central part of our policies for economic development, neighborhood development, and crime prevention. Our job as municipal officials is to connect those dots. Yet we must move forward with an awareness that no entity—be it a city, school district, or nonprofit—can go it alone in its efforts to expand high-quality after-school opportunities. By working across sectors to build coordinated, citywide after-school systems, we can provide every child in our communities with a chance to thrive. Christopher Coleman, Karl Dean, and Betsy Price are, respectively, the mayors of St. Paul, Minn.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Fort Worth, Texas. James Mitchell Jr. and Ronnie Steine are, respectively, city council members in Charlotte, N.C., and Nashville. Vol. 32, Issue 29, Pages 25, 28


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Connected Tennessee Presents After-School Program at St. John Baptist Church With New Printers STANTON, TN— Connected Tennessee State Operations Manager Deanna Ward presented the afterschool program at St. John Baptist Church with six new printers to help complete its computer lab. This lab not only serves the students in the program but the community as well with computer classes. When asked what the donation of the color printers meant to him, student Alex Ambrose replied, “It is my back up plan so I can have my homework if (my printer) at home does not work. However, it is great for my friends that do not have a printer at all.” The printers are part of a donation made by Lexmark International to Connected Tennessee’s Computers 4 Kids (C4K) program. Kentucky-based Lexmark provided a total of 250 printers to the C4K program that have been distributed across the state in the last year. As part of the Computers 4 Kids: Preparing Tennessee’s Next Generation for Success project, the C4K program deploys computers, academic support programs, and workforce training to two disparate, but especially at-risk, populations: those in the state’s foster care system who are “aging out” as they turn 18, and youth who are active in the state’s 76 Boys & Girls Clubs. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act-funded program will impact the lives of nearly 60,000 youth across the state throughout the life of the grant – providing a helping hand to youth who are working hard to attain a better life for themselves. Occasionally, the C4K program will also donate printers to local and state

In just under five years, the Computers 4 Kids program has:

• Awarded more than 4,300 computers to youth in need across the state • Supported all 76 of the state’s Boys & Girls Clubs • Provided computers to more than 3,250 foster youth aging out of the Department of Children’s Services program • Allowed the Boys & Girls Clubs in Tennessee youth to complete more than 90,000 hours of computer training • Impacted all 95 counties in Tennessee Kneeling l-r, students Alex Ambrose, Darion Williamson, Jakayla Halliburton, and Aaliyah Haynes. Standing l-r, Dr. Ruby Oatis, Deanna Ward, Viola Taylor, and Daphne Nelson Photo by Vicky Fawcett, Brownsville States-Graphic

church member and County Commissioner Marjorie Vaulx. The Preparing Tennessee’s Next Generation for Success project is a result of a $2.3 million American organizations, such as the after-school program at St. Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant awarded to the John Baptist Church, that focus on educating and em- C4K program in August 2010 by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Inpowering youth, individuals, and families in the state. “It is amazing for the children to be able to see the formation Administration’s (NTIA) Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). BTOP profull effect of their work. It looks the same when printed vides grants to support the deployment of broadband as it does on the screen,” said Dr. Ruby Oatis, Christian infrastructure, enhance and expand public computer Education director. “Their eyes just light up.” centers, and encourage sustainable adoption of broad“There are those children that need the one-on-one band service. (time) and the quiet environment, and now since we For more information, please visit our website at have more than one printer, we can set up that lab,” said www.connectedtn.org.

MTSU Senior Bornhoft Earns Prestigious German Fellowship

MURFREESBORO — Call it fate, destiny or good fortune. All of it has led an MTSU Honors College senior to receive a prestigious German fellowship. Brett Bornhoft of Lee’s Summit, Mo., earned the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst Research Internships in Science and Engineering fellowship to serve a 12-week internship at Universität des Saarlandes in Saarbrücken, Germany, this summer. The fellowship known as DAAD RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique

opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for two to three months in the summer. “I feel really blessed. This is really incredible,” said Bornhoft, who is an aerospace major with minors in mathematics, engineering technology and physics. “This could lead to opportunities to get accepted at higher-level graduate studies at schools like MIT.” Fresh out of Le’s Summit High School in 2009, Bornhoft moved to Nashville and considered studying music business at either MTSU or Belmont University, and to be part of a church plant with Lifehouse Church. Music was part of his fiber. He had

at MTSU’s aerospace engineering technology program in fall 2010. “I was not in (to college) yet,” Bornhoft said of the freshman year adjustment and struggle to find his niche. Bornhoft loved mathematics and took a sophomore year, calculus-based physics class taught by Dr. Vic Montemayor. “That class threw me a loop,” Bornhoft said. “It got me all pumped up. It was really hard, but it led to lots of stuff.” “Stuff ” included MTSU’s new Unmanned Aerial Systems program that beBrett Bornhoft sung in a choir since age 7, he was a percus- gan in the spring 2011. “I worked with them from the start,” sionist and played in Lee’s Summit’s marchBornhoft said. “That led me to research. It ing band. He was in a band offered a record clicked. I got it — a clear understanding of deal and he played drums for a female solo it all. And it was interesting.” artist. In the fellowship, Bornhoft will be Even with a scholarship, his Belmont tu- matched with German doctoral student ition was going to be $30,000 a year. He esBornhoft Continued on page 14A tablished his Tennessee residency, enrolling

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TSU Students Win Six TN Associated Press Awards

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NASHVILLE (TSU News Service) – The 2013 awards presentation for the best-broadcast journalism was held Saturday, April 27, at Middle Tennessee State University. TSU students won six awards in the student competition. For the second year in a row, students at Tennessee State University won more awards than any other university in the state with students capturing three first place awards and three-second place honors. Awards went to TSU seniors Kelli Volk and Quinn Panganiban: · 1st Place, Tennessee Associated Press Student Competition, Best Radio Public Affairs, Kelli Volk

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MTSU Graduate is a Knockout on The Voice

paper.” TRIBUNE: So how did you end up on The Voice? Nashville’s singing talent is shining brightly on Did you tryout in Memphis, Nashville or Los AngeNBC’s blockbuster hit show The Voice. MTSU gradu- les? K. THOMAS: “I originally tried out in Memphis. ate Kris Thomas is representing Music City well. The Afterwards, I had two other auditions for the network pop/soul singer is originally from Memphis, so he’s executives, so it was a lengthy process. And on my first making both cities proud. After being signed to a label, audition I once again sang Saving All My Love for but later dropped, Kris is ready to pull out all the stops You.” TRIBUNE: During the blind auditions you sang on his path to music success. Like so many great singers, Kris started his career by singing in his father’s Whitney Houston’s classic song “Saving All My Love for You.” church with his family and I guess because playing the piano, when he the song was was five years old. Even sung in such a his Sunday School teachhigh key some ers could recognize young of the judges Kris’ talents at such an thought you early age. Fast forward to were a female. his college years at MTSU, Did that bother even though his parents you? K. THOMsent him to school for the AS: Uhh...Actueducation, Kris was enterally, I had heard ing and winning his share that before when of talent shows. His secret I’ve sung that desire has always been to song... I really have a career in music and now it seems that he’s well MTSU grad Kris Thomas is ‘knocking out’ the competition on NBC’s hit wasn’t that surprised because on his way. Earlier this talent show The Voice (photo by; NBC Universal, Inc.) I sang the song week during round one in the same key of The Voice’s infamous “Knockout Rounds,” Kris knocked out his fellow Team that Whitney recorded it in. During rehearsals I asked Shakira teammate Mary Miranda with his powerful the show’s band director if he thought I should do the rendition of the Louis Armstrong classic hit “What A song in a lower key. But he said no, I should sing it in Wonderful World.” Kris has now advanced on to the the original key because it will make a strong impreslive singing rounds starting next week. But before he sion. And he was absolutely correct.” TRIBUNE: By the way, what key is that song in? hits The Voice stages again we caught up with this busy young talent as he chats about what it’s like being a K. THOMAS: (he laughs) “You know something, I’m member of Team Shakira and other interesting behind not really sure. The only thing that I know is that I sang the song in the same key Whitney originally recorded the scenes tidbits about his new found fame. TRIBUNE: TRIBUNE: What kind of love has it in and it worked for me. It’s a really high key that’s MTSU shown you since you’ve been on The Voice? for sure!” TRIBUNE: I understand that your dad is the K. THOMAS: “It’s been overwhelming from both the student and faculty. Some of the faculty members sent pastor of a church in Memphis. Tell us about your me cards, they’ve called me to congratulate me, and dad’s church. K. THOMAS: “Yes, my dad (Rev. Art they’ve done articles on me in the MTSU school news- Fleming) is the pastor Morning View Baptist Church in By Janice Malone

Bluff City, TN. I want to give a shout out to all the members of his church because they’ve also been showing me a lot of support since I’ve been on The Voice too. My musical roots started in the church choir. My whole family has strong church ties.” TRIBUNE: How long has it been since you’ve been to Nashville? K. THOMAS: “I was in Nashville for this past New Year’s Eve…I had already recorded the blind auditions for The Voice, so I already knew that I was going to be one the show.” TRIBUNE: Did any of your close friends or family know that you had made it thru the show’s blind auditions before it aired? K. THOMAS: “Only a few close friends and some family members knew. The Voice show wanted us to keep everything confidential, which was really hard because I was so excited about being on the show… My dad really had a hard time keeping a secret. He was like a big kid at times because he was so excited and proud of me.” TRIBUNE: Win, lose or draw, after The Voice is over what genre of music do you plan on singing? K. THOMAS: “It will probably be R&B music but then I won’t rule out Christian music either. I don’t know. At this point I’ll just say that I’m open to whatever genre is offering me opportunities. TRIBUNE: What’s the coolest advice your team coach Shakira has given you, so far? K. THOMAS: “The coolest thing Shakira’s give me so far is to embrace the uniqueness of my voice. I used to be a little self conscious about it. But she shared with me how when she was in high school how she would often go home crying because kids would tease her about her voice too. So we kinda bonded on that. I really appreciate her sharing that with me.” TRIBUNE: If you’re declared the grand prize winner of season 4 of The Voice, what will you do for yourself and your family to celebrate? K. THOMAS: “I would like to take off for a week and just on a nice long trip…just hang out with my family and we all have a good time…maybe take them all to Las Vegas or something. “(He laughs) Follow Kris on Twitter at @KrisThomasMusik

Rites of Spring Returns in Full Bloom at Vanderbilt answer: Apache Relay. This is one group on the lineup I’m not too familiar with. I was super excited for my fourth They did hits like “Lost Kid” and “Powconsecutive year of covering Vanderer Hungry Animals,” their sound was bilt University’s recent annual Rites of a mix between early Kings of Leon & Spring Music Festival Concert. I arrived Mumford and Sons. early in the day to find a good spot to Everyone was very excited to see watch the festivities. The crew was still the next act, the former member of Hot setting up for Battle of the Bands winner Boys, which is the group that launched Joel Heumann. Joel Heumann kicked Lil Wayne’s career and rapper Juveoff the show with funky covers of Wild nile. Students went crazy when he did Cherry’s “Play that Funky Music” and his old classic “Back that Ass up” and Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition.” Joel and swarmed to the stage. I sat on the sidehis fantastic band also did some originals lines and watched the affect Juvenile like “Blame it all on me.” A Nashville had on the crowd. It was thrilling. Innative, Joel Heumann sounds like a mixdie rock band Delta Spirit brought the ture of Michael Buble and James Morrihouse down with a set that established son, with smooth and scruffy vocals. He (left photo) R&B sensation Miguel sings his voice came out sounding like sheer them as a vivacious band, one to keep did a great rendition of Nina Simone’s Grammy winning song “Adorn;” (right photo) perfection. He wooed the crowd--both your eye on for sure. Finally it was time “Feeling Good,” and ended their set with Nashville’s own Mat Kearney had crowd sing- men and women alike! He performed for my personal favorite on the lineuping along during his performance of “Count another jazzy original. hits from his latest album Kaleidoscope -Mat Kearney. Mat’s a California native on Me” Photos by Ethan Nicodemus Next on the lineup was a personal fav Dream. He blazed through hits like but now calls Nashville home. Everyone of mine, local Nashville group Hum“Sure Thing,” “The Thrill,” “All I Want sang along to hit songs like “Count on ming House, a folk bluegrass fusion Me,” “Nothing left to lose,” “Closer to “1984” was the next new song they did is You” & “Quickie.” One of his last group with pop accents to their sound. songs was “Candles in the Sun,” my per- Love,” the sweet “Young dumb & in Their sound is a bit reminiscent of The & “Standing on Top” had a crazy energy sonal favorite. This song reflects choices Love” and his newest single “Ships in Lumineers, another breakout folk group. behind it that drew the crowd in even we make as a society and how they af- the Night.” Not only did Mat Kearney Humming House started their set with more. The Kicks definitely know how to fect us, whether or we know it or see it crowd surf, but he surprised everyone “Cold Chicago” and “Stop me Still.” put on a concert! “Live Fast, Die Young,” at the time. He closed with his Grammy by inviting Vandy college student and Singer/percussionist Kristin Rogers was their new single off their album “Tonight winning hit “Adorn,” leaving the crowd music major Steven up on stage to play a source of bubbly energy on the stage. Changes Everything,” was the last song wanting more. Miguel is an artist needed drums for him!! It was amazing watchThe fusion of folk grass and Irish in- of their set. When I asked the Lead sing- in a time where music needs a voice to ing Mat do covers of Macklemore’s Hit spired melodies were infectious. Their er of The Kicks what it was like to per- sing out its message. Last but not least, “Thrift Shop” and Bruce Springsteen’s Irish inspired song “Forever is Bet- form at the outside concert? He said that was Rusko the gritty King of Dubstep “Dancing in the Dark.” Mat Kearney’s ter,” is a testament to the group’s great he was excited to be performing at Rites whose beats have set him apart. Rusko performance was stellar! songwriting skills. Kristin Rogers sang of Spring and what the band has in store kept the crowd entranced with mixes & Last on the lineup was the great breakan amazing solo on “Nuts,Bolts, and for them in the future. out rock group “Need to Breathe,” who hits like “Somebody to Love,” “EveryBaauer was up next. The Brooklyn day,” and “Can’t Keep Me Down,” a struck it big with their 2009 album “The Screw,” sounding more like a mixture of Joss Stone and Jonell Mosser. Hum- native is also the man whose “Harlem Cypress Hill song featuring Rusko and Outsider.” Now with a new album enming House also performed their new Shake” Electronica/ Hip Hop beat cre- Damien Marley. titled “The Reckoning,” The band’s new song “The Great Divide” from their al- ated a Youtube frenzy of Harlem Shake Friday night’s performances featured songs, “Drive all Night,” “Slumber” and bum “Humming House by Humming dance videos, with Baauer’s beat as the a more relaxed lineup. But the drunken “White Fences,” all sounded upbeat but House.” They did a really inventive cov- dance music. I watched in excitement as debauchery was on high with the college the lyrics hold deeper meanings than the er of Justin Timberlake’s hit “My Love” college students flocked to the front of the students. Local Tennessee artist Drew sound on the surface. Need to Breathe’s with Kristin doing a cute but fierce free- stage to Harlem Shake to Baauer’s track Holcombe and The Neighbors were new material makes you enjoy the mustyle verse. They closed with “Gypsy of the same title. Baauer mixed sounds amazing. Performing songs from their sic as well as reflect and contemplate on so seamlessly that the Alumni lawn be- album “Good Light,” with a vintage in- the way we can influence culture with Django.” Local Nashville band, The Kicks, got came a dance floor! He mixes Hip Hop, die folk rock sound, their energy with music as well as lyrics with a message. the crowd buzzing with their single “Hard Bass sounds, Dubstep and Electronica in the crowd was magnetic. They closed The Rites of Spring concerts continue to to Believe,” with a sound similar to An- a beautifully hypnotic way. their set with their hit single “Fire and show the variety in music as well as the R&B sensation Miguel was next on Dynamite.” When I had the privilege, I evolution of our musical culture. I can gels and Airwaves. The crowd seemed compelled to happily dance along. Their the stage. The crowd roared as Miguel asked members of Humming House who hardly wait for what next year’s Rites of music was full of energy and excitement. came on the stage, swagger on 10, and did they look forward to seeing? Their Spring event holds. By Ami Dismukes


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Bishop Jerry L. Maynard and The Cathedral of Praise Choir Tour TOUR DATES: May 18 - Greater Emmanuel COGIC, Detroit, MI May 24 - Citadel of Faith COGIC, Indianapolis, IN May 25 - Forest Baptist Church, Louisville, KY Coming Soon To Chattanooga, TN and Birmingham, AL

NASHVILLE, TN — Bishop Jerry L. Maynard and The Cathedral Of Praise Choir of Nashville, TN will begin their spring - summer tour promoting their Top 10 Billboard Chart  CD Bishop Jerry Maynard Presents The Cathedral Of Praise Choir.    Bishop Maynard and his vibrant choir will be on the road and will bring with them an unrivaled line-up of guests worship artists including Pam Crawford, Nia Allen, Durward Davis,

Candy West, and  Michelle Prather who leads their Top 30 Gospel Radio hit “Just Believe.” May tour markets include Little Rock, Detroit, Indianapolis, Louisville, Chattanooga and Birmingham.  Bishop Maynard and The COP Choir will also be making an appearance on Atlanta Live TV on Thursday, April 25 and on  The Word Network’s “Rejoice In The Word” on Friday, May 17.  More summer tour dates will be announced soon.  For information and booking the COP choir, contact:  roderickjemison@gmail.com  and benita@thebellamygroup.com and log on to www.BishopMaynard.com.

Film Scoring 101 From the Experts

Dramaturgy has it’s roots in the theatre and it is through the theatre that Dramaturgy has found it’s way to the USA - but there can be no doubt that it has fantastic applications in Film Making. Come see what for yourself when ArtLightenment returns with PUSH PLAY on Monday, May 13th from 7 - 9 pm, followed by a reception. Film Scoring 101: A Com-

poser’s Perspective. Come join us as award-winning composer and orchestrator Greg Simms discusses the art and craft of creating musical underscores for film and television. There will be screenings from THE LION OF JUDAH starring Ernest Borgnine, Michael Madsen & Sandi Patty and OPRAH’S LEGENDS BALL starring Oprah Winfrey; TUGGER: THE

JEEP WHO WANTED TO FLY starring Jim Belushi and Carrot Top. Special Industry Guest Speaker Mary Self, ASCAP Member Services. Monday, May 13th 7:00 - 9:00 pm at The Celebrity Center of Nashville, 1130 8th Avenue, Nashville. Reply to dramaturgtn@ gmail.com if you intend to attend.

Indigo Blues a Lovesong Play Expansion Plans MEMPHIS, TN — MVP3 Entertainment Group in association with Karen Moore, Inc. is collaborating on a production of Indigo Blues A Lovesong, a stage play written by Judi Ann Mason, American television writer, producer and playwright. Ms. Mason served as writer, head writer, story editor, and creator of such shows as I’ll Fly Away, Good Times, Sanford, A Different World and Sister Act II: Back in the Habit with Whoopi Goldberg, to name only a few. The production will be held this summer at The DuncanWilliams Performance Hall at GPAC on Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21, 2013. The play, back by popular demand, was produced by Karen Moore, Inc. at TheatreWorks back in February. “When MVP3 CEO Marie Pizano approached me about the collabora-

tion, my first thought was that so many people did not get to see this production because of the limited number of seats at TheatreWorks,” says director Karen Moore. Moore is excited to work with MVP3 on the project, “I was elated to think that more people would get to see this universal comedy about love and deferred dreams.” Executive Producer Marie Pizano added, “When I saw this brilliant production I said to Karen, we have to do this in a larger venue and also use it as an opportunity to raise awareness and funds for area non-profits. So I reached out to Michael Maness, who agreed to donate three original paint-

ings that will be available through a silent auction. As part of our companies’ commitment to community, the proceeds from the auction will be divided among three area non-profits to help support their programs.” The non-profits who will be beneficiaries are The Orpheum Theatre’s Education Program, Memphis Goodwill, Inc., and the Women’s Theatre Festival of Memphis, Inc. MVP3 is currently seeking sponsors who support art, blues and theatre. For sponsorship inquiries, please call 901.634.1724. For tickets call 901.751.7500 or visit www.GPACweb. com.

The Belcourt Theatre Installs New Digital Equipment NASHVILLE, TN — The Belcourt Theatre announces the installation of two state-of-the-art 4K digital cinema projectors to allow for the highest quality projection of new film releases—now distributed primarily in digital format. Along with this new component, the Belcourt—long recognized as one of the national leaders in the independent art house movement—will continue to project 35mm film, a particularly essential component for showing many repertory, archival and restored prints. The Belcourt is also significantly upgrading the audio in its historic 1925 Hall. With these equipment purchases and upgrades, the nonprofit Belcourt continues to underscore its dedication to the best standards of film exhibition. The historic theatre has remained open during the installation and testing of its new digital cinema projectors and audio equipment. “Film-loving audiences come to the Belcourt for the best in film, both classic and new releases. While this digital equipment and installation is no small expense for the Belcourt, it benefits our patrons greatly,” says Stephanie Silverman, the Belcourt’s executive director. “And, while understanding the importance of offering digital projection, we continue our dedication to 35mm film projection. We’re not converting to digital, we’re simply adding it. Audiences can come here to enjoy a pristine restored 35mm print of a classic film like Douglas Sirk’s MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION as well as a stunning digital version of a new release like STOKER.” The Belcourt’s new installations

include audio upgrades in 1925 Hall, the historic hall where Nashvillians once viewed silent films. New amplifiers will boost sound quality, providing 7.1 Surround audio on a triamped system. With both new audio and digital equipment, the Belcourt Theatre’s professional projection staff has had to contend with the challenges of wiring, construction and equipment in its 88-year-old structure, first opened in 1925. “We’ve approached this carefully step-by-step,” says Kirk Futrell, the Belcourt’s head projectionist. “But at the end of the day, what makes a good 35mm film projection is what makes a good digital projection—an screen image on screen that’s as close as possible to what the filmmaker intended. The audience deserves no less.” The Belcourt Theatre is a nonprofit cultural institution that engages, enriches and educates audiences through innovative film programming. Housed in Nashville’s only historic neighborhood theatre, the Belcourt presents the best of independent, documentary, world, and repertory cinema 365 days a year, while promoting visual literacy and providing opportunities for people of all ages to experience the power of film. First opened in 1925 as a silent movie house, the theatre was home to the Grand Ole Opry from 193435. Since the re-opening of the theatre as a nonprofit arthouse in 1999, over a half million people have visited the Belcourt to see more than 1,000 films from every corner of the globe. 

Now Showing at The Belcourt Theatre Opening This Week

UPSTREAM COLOR (2013) Fri-Sun, May 3-5 @ 4:00, 7:30, 10:20 • Mon, May 6 @ 7:30 • Tue-Wed, May 7-8 @ 4:00, 7:30, 10:20 • Thu, May 9 @ 4:00, 9:35 A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives. RENOIR (2013) Fri-Sun, May 3-5 @ 2:50, 5:10, 8:00 • Mon, May 6 @ 2:50, 5:10, 8:35 • Tue-Wed, May 7-8 @ 2:50, 5:10, 8:00 • Thu, May 9 @ 2:20, 8:00 Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, this lushly atmospheric drama tells the story of celebrated Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, in declining health at age 74, and his middle son, filmmaker Jean, who are filled with a new, wholly unexpected energy when the radiant young André miraculously enters their world. FROM UP ON POPPY HILL (2013) Fri, May 3 @ 6:05 • Sat-Sun, May 4-5 @ 11:25am, 6:05 • Mon, May 6 @ 6:40 • Tue-Thu, May 7-9 @ 6:05 From the legendary and highly celebrated Studio Ghibli comes this uniquely inspired and highly anticipated coming-of-age story from Goro Miyazaki and Hayao Miyazaki. Set in Yokohama in 1963, this lovingly hand-drawn film centers on Umi and Shun and the budding romance that develops as they join forces to save their high school’s ramshackle clubhouse from demolition. ROOM 237 (2013) Fri, May 3 @ 9:35 • Sat-Sun, May 4-5 @ 12:30, 9:35 • Mon, May 6 @ 9:35 • Tue-Wed, May 7-8 @ 1:45, 9:35 • Thu, May 9 @ 1:45, 10:20 Obsessive cineastes detail their byzantine conspiracy theories about the secret themes and messages hidden within Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING, in director Rodney Ascher’s fascinating, kaleidoscopic deconstruction of a horror classic. Weekend Classics / Universal 100: THE STING (1973) Sat-Sun, May 4-5 @ 1:20 Robert Redford and Paul Newman play a duo of swindlers who plan to fleece a homicidal racketeer (Robert Shaw) with a phony racetrack scam involving a string of double and triple crosses. Saturday Kid Shows: Olde Worlde Theatre presents “Babes In Toyland” Sat, May 4 @ 10:00am This family-friendly story comes to life on the Belcourt Theatre stage in Olde Worlde Theatre’s signature style, with black-light sequences, cool music, whimsical costumes, pantomime and comic twists to delight audiences of all ages.


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RYCH’S CORNER

Leroya Sanford: Ten-Year-Old Comic Genius Rising Fast

By Rych McCain, twitter@rychmccain and Facebook, www.rychmccainhollywoodnotes. blobspot.com, www.rychmccainreviewwagon. blogspot.com

Some people spend an entire life time trying figure out what their purpose in life is and yet never find the answer. Then there are those like ten-year-old Leroya Sanford, who seemed to arrive on the planet knowing exactly why she’s here. From the first time she told her first joke her swim team awards banquet at age four, little Ms. Sanford has been on a mission. Her parents initially thought that this comedy was a passing phase. But by age five she started to bug them to let her go to other places to tell jokes. Eventually they gave in, and thought that if they placated by letting her tell jokes at gatherings, she would see how much work was involved and would lose interest in it. Well, that didn’t happen and soon the Leroya’s dad Lee, was making the event rounds with his daughter in tow. But performing at these early gigs only whet her appetite for comedy even more. By age eight Sanford was making serious event rounds throughout the metro Los Angeles area. Her professional stand-up comedy routine allowed appearances at local festivals, including the famed Leimert Park area events, the annual KJLH-FM festival, the L.Am Sentinel Newspaper’s “Taste of Soul” Street Festival and a host of others. This led to her getting into the door and working the major rooms in Hollywood i.e., “The Comedy Store,” “The Laugh Factory,” “The Ice House,” The Ha Ha Comedy Club” and “The Improv.” Stanford recently caught the eye of the producers of ABC-TV’s “The View” and was flown to New York to perform on the show. Needless to say she was a hit and

KAM’S KOLUMN The Undisputed Champ’s Undisputed Truth

Leroya Sanford’s a growing powerhouse in the comedy world Photo by Lee Sanford

the TV critic/reviews were very positive. Some critics called her the next young Whoopie Goldberg. You can see her segment on YouTube under Leroya Sanford on The View. While she was in the big apple Sanford also managed to sneak in appearances at “The Broadway Comedy Club” and the famed “Comic Strip.” When asked about her experience in on “The View” and New York, Sanford lights up saying, “It was phenomenal. They were the classiest ladies I’ve ever met and I love New York, except for the cement but I love it, I love it! I shared the stage with great comedians and if they’re on there, I know I’m going to make it too.” As a note of interest, Sanford is from the bloodline of John Elroy Sanford (PKA Redd Foxx). She is part of the Sanford family from Chicago where Redd grew up. In short, Sanford is actually comedic royalty with the DNA and lineage of Redd Foxx. Sanford is now being referred to by the press as “The Crown Princess of Comedy” and will be the youngest stand-up comic ever to headline the main room stage at the world famous “Comedy Store” in Hollywood on Friday, May 3, 2013.

TERRI’S REVIEW “The Color Complex”

an intimate relationship with class” since “the earliest times,” the issue of colorism has its American roots in the early 1500s when “mulatto” offspring of White men and Black women gained power through education and social bridging between Black and White populations. Later, preference was shown for lighter-skinned individuals as “house slaves,” who largely disparaged darkerskinned field workers. Today, several decades after discrimination based on color was made illegal, colorism still exists. Some blame it on music vidTerri Schlichenmeyer eos and Black songwriters. Others accuse Review by Terri Schlichenmeyer fashion and movies. The authors also point at politics and world policy, yet they say that This month, you’ve decided you need a there are things you can do to “lessen colorwhole new look. ism’s pernicious effects.” Contact television Your hair and wardrobe are out of date, networks if you notice a lack of Black jourso you’re getting a cut-and-style and a fresh nalists or actors. Let editors know that you wardrobe, shoes and all. You’ve got an ap- won’t purchase their magazines until they pointment for a mani-pedi, a dermatologist, stop Photoshopping pictures of models of dentist, and – no more glasses! - you’re get- color. Use the power of social media to furting some of those colored contacts. ther your cause, state But there’s one thing your opinions, and you can’t alter. And in the gather support. newly updated book “The These days, it Color Complex” by Kathy seems that we like Russel-Cole, Midge Wilto pretend we live in son, and Ronald E. Hall, an enlightened world you’ll see how much it still that’s on its way to bematters. ing “color-blind.” We The more things have a Black president, change, the more they reafter all, and today’s main the same… youth are more acceptIn the last two decades, ing of racial differencAmerica has seen a revoes. Some think we’ve lution when it comes to gotten past skin color, issues of race. The genbut reading “The Coleration that was born and “The Color Complex: The Politics of or Complex” shows has grown up in that time Skin Color in a New Millennium” by otherwise. is “much more racially Kathy Russell-Cole, Midge Wilson, With great disdiverse than any other bemay and a surprising and Ronald E. Hall, c.1992, 2013, fore it…” Economic powAnchor, $16, 288 pages amount of quietly cynerhouses in India, China ical humor, authors and Brazil have emerged, Kathy Russell-Cole, Midge Wilson, and mixed-race relationships barely make us Ronald E. Hall re-examine the divisiveness blink, even the government has added mul- of colorism today, in contrast to what it was tiracial categories on census forms. There’s two decades ago. New, eye-opening research been a lot of change, but “colorism” – a word and fresh information show readers that referring to prejudices surrounding skin- though there are gains in some areas, colorcolor differences, particularly within the ism is far from a dead issue; in fact, with the African American community - remains. rise of globalism, it’s actually spread. This What’s worse, it’s infiltrated popular culture is a fascinating, albeit quite uncomfortable with a subtler, seemingly-nastier effect on its book that I recommend for audiences both victims. Black and White. Newly updated, “The Though “… skin color has maintained Color Complex” deserves a whole new look.

Kam Williams

Mike Tyson shares a laugh with fellow “bad boy” actor Charlie Sheen

By Kam Williams Born in Brooklyn on June 30, 1966, Michael Gerard Tyson is an all-time boxing great who, in his prime, struck fear in the heart of any opponent he squared off against. He compiled an impressive record of 50 wins, 5 losses and 1 disqualification for biting off an opponent’s ear over the course of an incomparable career in which he became the first undisputed heavyweight champ to hold the WBA, WBC and IBF title belts simultaneously. Iron Mike has weathered a host of woes and controversies outside the ring ranging from allegations of spousal abuse to a rape conviction to the death of his 4 year-old daughter, Exodus, to declaring bankruptcy after frittering away over $300 million in prizefight purses. Today, he is a very happily-married man, with a couple of children, Milan and Morocco, by his third wife, Kiki. Mike is currently on a 36-city tour of the country in “Undisputed Truth,” a one-man Broadway show which is part comedy/part confessional and covers all of the above and more. Here, the pugilistturned-actor talks about his latest movie, Scary Movie 5, co-starring a rogues gallery of controversial celebrities including Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Katt Williams and Snoop Dogg. KW: Ray Hirschman asks: What interested you in Scary Movie 5? MT: Whew! It’s a franchise that’s going to last ‘til the end of time. I wanted to be involved with that. I don’t care how silly it comes across. It’s more so for us than for kids. It’s adults acting stupid and silly. KW: What was it like working with this cast? MT: Everybody was great. Ashley [Tisdale] was awesome. I got an autographed picture of her for my niece. KW: Children’s book author Irene Smalls asks: How did you get into acting? MT: Just from messing around with a friend, Jim Toback, the director of The Pickup Artist. I always used to see him in New York and talk to him when I was younger, like a teenager. Anthony Michael Hall brought me onto the set of one day in about ’86, and Jim and I became acquainted and then good friends, and he started putting me into his movies,

first Black and White, and then we did Tyson. He thought I was an interesting character. After that, I did The Hangover and got bitten by the acting bug. I have a lot of friends who’ve won Oscars, and they started telling me I could do it, too. KW: Larry Greenberg says: When we talk about comedy, you hear words that could refer to boxing like “timing” and “punch line.” Do you see any similarities between the two? MT: I don’t know. People tell me I’m a comedian, but I don’t approach acting from that perspective. I do know that everything in life has to do with your timing and perception. You have to be comfortable with the rhythm that you’re in. You can’t just jump into a fast rhythm if yours is slow. You might have to pick up the pace but in your own particular way. It has to do with personality, too. KW: Richie the intern was wondering how the play‘s coming along? MT: We’ve been doing just great, selling out every night. And I couldn’t believe the reviews. I couldn’t believe it was me they were talking about. They’re saying “Remarkably funny!” and “Moving!” I was like “They’re talking about me?” The biggest honor I had so far was when the comedian Jeff Ross told me he liked it and said, “You’re one of us, now” That was just amazing. KW: Mike also asks: What was the hardest punch you ever took in the ring? MT: Wow! A bunch of guys really rang my clock. Gee! Razor Ruddick… Lennox Lewis… Evander Holyfield… They all did a number on me. KW: Finally, Mike is curious about how you think you would’ve matched up against some of the other heavyweight greats in the ring? MT: I have no idea. I just did what I KW: Lastly, if you could have one wish instantly granted, what would that be for? MT: That my daughter could still be with us. KW: My condolences, Mike. Thanks and best of luck with all your endeavors. MT: Thank you, Kam. Okay, brother.

Ask

Gwendolyn Baines

My fiance can’t marry me, his wife is crazy! pitalized - and from that point she walked with a limp. Gwendolyn, do you think she will ever be again of sound mind? How long should I hang in there for a chance to be his wife? Gloria Gwendolyn Baines

Dear Gwendolyn: Four years ago I met my fiance at church. He has proven to be the perfect man, but married. I did not hesitate dating because he immediately explained the mental state of his wife. This is the problem: His wife is in a state that does not allow divorce when the spouse is not in sound mind. I am hearing a lot of gossip. Some church members say my fiance would beat his wife. They say he once beat her so badly she was hos-

Dear Gloria: Let me tell you this: I will share a situation similar to yours. I know of a lady who claimed to be just a casual friend to a church man. People knew they were courting but pretended due to the fact his wife was in a mental institution,they could not marry. This lady dated this married man for years. When his wife died while in the institution, that left her husband available to marry. But guess what? He married another lady and they had a huge ex-

pensive wedding. The nice lady who had dated him aged 20 years or more looking sad and downhearted. I strongly advise not to wait hoping to be his wife. Think about it. He probably caused his wife’s mental condition. So back to your question of how long you should hang in there, I say --two months. If you continue to date him, think about it. His wife is not the only one ----crazy. (Copyright 2013 by Gwendolyn L. Baines) ***Got a problem? Write to Gwendolyn Baines at: P.O.Box 10066, Raleigh, NC 27605-0066 or email her at: gwenbaines@hotmail.com. To receive a reply send a self-addressed stamped envelope.


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DevMar is also giving back to the community. The company DevMar Products, en who have become entre- Devin and De Marco.” LLC offers scholarships to Reynolds, whose husband at-risk inner city students preneurs. “Nationally the trends are DeMarco, Sr., owns and op- who wish to go to college extremely positive,” Weeks erates Reynolds & Reynolds in pursuit of higher educasaid. “And, in terms of Janitorial Services, Inc. since tion. Reynolds also serves growth, African American 1988 says she has always as Chairwoman of Christian numbers are extraordinary. I been interested in cutting Community Services, Inc believe the increased number edge business developments. (CCSI), a well respected lo“I like to challenge impor- cal non-profit where families of African American women-owned businesses is a di- tant business trends. After I mentor families to become rect result of the rising level attended a conference with independent from governof education and increased industry leaders like Kim- ment assistance. managerial experience. Also berly-Clark and Georgia-PaAdditional highlights role models are important. I cific I realized the emphasis from the report: believe that if you can see it, in the future was in green The number of Blackand sustainable products. It owned businesses in the U.S. you can be it.” Tennessee ranks No. 14 was meaningful to me.” grew at around triple the naReynolds said she began tional rate. In 2007—the year in the nation in the growth of the number of women- selling “me too” products on which this data is based— owned businesses from such as paper towels and toi- there were 1.9 million busi1997 to 2013. The number of let tissue. nesses owned by African“My husband was my first Americans, a 60.5 percent women-owned businesses in Tennessee grew 65 percent to customer. He has been a huge increase over five years. The an estimated 164,600 firms. supporter.” national rate was 18 percent. With the company’s revRevenue at women-owned Over the same period, firms in Tennessee also in- enue tripling since 2007, receipts generated by blackcreased 71.5 percent during Reynolds has added to her owned businesses increased staff to meet the “ever-chang- 55 percent to $137.5 billion. the study period. Weeks also said women ing needs of our customers.” The number of womenentrepreneurs have begun Currently DevMar’s client owned businesses increased investing in businesses that list includes the Metropolitan 20.1 percent during the same can be characterized as non- Nashville Airport Authority, period. T Metropolitan Nashville Pubtraditional. Increases in the number of “Ten or twenty years ago lic Schools, Nashville Sports minority-owned businesses we could identify a typical Leagues and, Consolidated ranged from 60.5 percent women-owned business,” Car Rental facilities. for black-owned businesses Sharon also mentors other to 17.9 percent for American Weeks explained. “Today you can find women-owned women to encourage per- Indian- and Alaska Nativebusiness in every industry severance to achieve their owned businesses. Hispanicclassified by the U.S. govern- goals. owned businesses increased “I characterize this gener- by 43.6 percent. ment.” In Nashville one woman ation as the microwave genReceipts of minoritywho has engaged in what can eration,” Reynolds explained. owned businesses rose 55.6 be described as a non-tra- “However, I tell young peo- percent to $1.0 trillion beditional business enterprise ple and perspective business tween 2002 and 2007. is Sharon Reynolds, presi- owners that it takes patience, For all companies owned dent and CEO of DevMar planning and the highest lev- by white individuals, 28.1% Products, LLC. Reynolds el of work ethic to become a are owned by white women. launched the firm, in 2007 successful business owner. For all African-American as a janitorial and sanitary They must realize that any- firms, nearly half (47.4%) products distributor. Since thing worth having takes are women-owned. Approxithat time she has added sus- work.” mately one-third of all firms Reynolds is a devotee of are women-owned for Some tainable and green products. The company also has two mentoring. Other Race (35.8%), Hispan“I encourage individuals ic (34.9%), and Asian (33.7%) spin offs, DevMar Manufacturing and DevMar-GS3 to find a mentor to help them firms. take their business to the next Healthcare Alliance. Of the nation’s 5.8 million “I have always had an en- level. Listen to entrepreneurs minority-owned businesses trepreneurial spirit and actu- who have been there and done in 2007, an estimated 5.0 ally envisioned and named that. I also attempt to engage million had no paid employthe company 10 years before as many minority businesses ees. Receipts of these non I started it,” Reynolds said. and woman-owned business- employer businesses totaled “It’s named after my sons, es as possible.” $164.4 billion.

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Martin Cont’d from page 1A

Martin, retired chairman and CEO of Saks Incorporated, currently chairs his private investment firm RBM Venture Company. A graduate of the university in 1976, Martin served as Student Government President and as a member of the Student Ambassador Board. A generous donor and volunteer, he has chaired the Board of Visitors and the U of M Foundation Board of Trustees, received the Distinguished Alumni Award, and taught a U of M class in state and local politics. He currently serves as a University Athletic Ambassador and is a member of the Tiger Athletic Advisory Board and the Empowering the Dream Centennial Campaign cabinet. Martin also earned an MBA degree from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. He holds the distinction of being the youngest person elected to the Tennessee General Assembly, where he served five terms in the House

of Representatives. Today he participates on a variety of corporate, civic and charitable boards, including FedEx, First Horizon National Corporation, Dillard’s, and Chesapeake Energy. He is involved in a number of philanthropic and civic activities through the R. Brad Martin Family Foundation. His wife, Dina, is also a graduate of the University of Memphis. “Dr. Raines’ 12-year tenure at The University of Memphis has been marked by significant advancements in its critical mission of teaching, research, and service,” emphasized Martin. “The U of M is fortunate to have in place a dedicated and talented faculty and staff and an enthusiastic and loyal alumni and friends. I look forward to working with them to maintain the outstanding momentum of this most important institution. “In my conversations with Governor Haslam, Chancellor Morgan, and Vice Chair-

man Duckett of the TBR about this responsibility, it was clear to me of their strong commitment to the University of Memphis and its unique mission. I share that commitment and hope I can be helpful,” he added. “I look forward to working with Dr. Raines during the transition period and am hopeful that the Board will consider naming her as president emeritus so she can continue to be available to serve the University in the days ahead.” The search for the U of M’s next president will begin this summer with the expectation that a new leader will be in place before July 2014, Morgan said. The Tennessee Board of Regents is among the nation’s largest higher education systems, governing 46 post-secondary educational institutions. The TBR system includes six universities, 13 two-year colleges and 27 technology centers, providing programs across the state to more than 200,000 students.

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Smith Cont’d from page 1A

DeCosta Willis tried to enroll in all-white Memphis State University and were turned away. “I got mad and have been mad ever since,” Smith recalled in a 1977 interview. Smith and Willis filed suit against what is now the University of Memphis in 1957. Two years later, the first black students were admitted to the university, although Smith and Willis were not among the group. Once back in Memphis Smith dedicated herself to change the city’s and the country’s racial caste system. Together with what can be generalized as “The Greatest Generation” of African American activists who refused to adhere to the status quo including her husband, former County Commissioner Vasco Smith, she changed Memphis, Tennessee and the United States forever. Congressman Steve Cohen (D-Memphis) called Smith the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement in Memphis.” “She guided me as a mentor and a friend and I am humbled by her belief in me, which has given me strength for many years,” Cohen wrote. “Maxine Smith embodied Dr. King’s dream as she, too, could see over the Mountaintop.” As the Executive Secretary of the Memphis Branch of the NAACP for 40 years, Smith coordinated the desegregation of schools, lunch counters, theater seating, and libraries, as well as public accommodations and facilities. In 1960, Smith escorted the first thirteen Memphis children to benefit from school desegregation in that city. She also was active in groundbreaking voter registration drives in Shelby County and across the state and served on the coordinating committee for the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers’ strike that Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to Memphis to support before his assassination. Nearly four decades after the Memphis State lawsuit, Smith was appointed a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, the governing board of all of the state’s colleges and universities outside of the University of Tennessee system. She was appointed by thengovernor Ned McWherter in 1994 and served to 2006. During her tenure, the board created a fellowship program and named it in her honor. The Maxine Smith Fellows Program was designed to provide opportunities for African-American TBR employees to increase their academic and professional credentials which allows them to participate in decision-making situations and providing them the opportunity to experience how policy is made at the institution. The experience is intended to increase the number of underrepresented groups in senior level administrative positions at TBR institutions. The following is a joint statement from Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan and Vice Chairman Greg Duckett regarding today’s passing of Maxine Smith: “Everyone at the Tennessee Board of Regents is deeply saddened by the loss of such an influential voice for civil rights. Many

know Maxine Smith through her service to the NAACP, but don’t realize the great impact she had on higher education. Throughout her 12 years (1994 - 2006) as a Regent, Maxine demonstrated her tireless devotion to ensuring equal opportunities in enrollment, employment and advancement within Tennessee’s public higher education institutions. “Though we mourn her loss, we are proud to celebrate her legacy and keep her spirit alive through the Maxine Smith Fellows program and by ensuring education remains accessible to the underrepresented and the economically disadvantaged. We also extend our condolences to her son, Vasco Smith III, and hope that the knowledge of the incredible impact his mother had on Tennessee and the enormous love and respect so many had for her brings some small measure of comfort.” MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee praised Smith as a visionary whose life work will be felt for generations to come. “It was with great sadness that my wife, Liz, and I learned of the passing of our dear friend and colleague Maxine Smith,” McPhee wrote in a statement to the Tribune. “During my years as an administrator at the University of Memphis I quickly became aware of her contributions as a civil rights leader. Many of the opportunities afforded to people of color in our state are a result of the sacrifices made by her and other leaders in the movement. Maxine had a deep commitment to equal opportunity for all – not just for African Americans, but everyone. Many of the gains we enjoy in higher education are a result of her tireless efforts. She spoke out at a time when many others were silent. I will always remember her as the staunchest advocate for doing what was right. [My wife] Liz and I came to know Maxine and her late husband, Vasco, during our work in Memphis and with the Tennessee Board of Regents. They were dear friends and we will forever cherish our memories of them.” “There is nobody like Maxine. She was an amazing woman with an ability to interact with all kinds of people, a brilliant strategist. … Above all, she was my friend,” said Rep. Johnnie Turner, former executive director of the local NAACP chapter. “If Maxine Smith was your friend, she was your friend for life”, said Rosetta Miller Perry, Publisher of the Tennessee Tribune and former director of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Memphis. She said Maxine was her inspiration to fight hard for equal rights for African Americans during the Civil Rights Movement and continues to this day. She extends her sympathy to her only child, Vasco Smith III. Final plans were announced for Mrs. Smith that includes a memorial service Saturday, May 4 at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 767 Walker Avenue, Memphis. Visitation will take place tomorrow, Friday, May 3 from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. The burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, 824 South Dudley Street in Memphis.

Foxx Cont’d from page 1A months been looking for a potential role for Foxx, who was a top ally of the president in a key swing state in 2012, helped organize the Democratic National Convention, which was held in Charlotte last summer and would add diversity to Obama’s second-term team, which has been criticized for being too dominated by white males. And the timing is natural for Foxx, who announced earlier this month he would not seek another term as mayor of Charlotte, after being elected in 2009 and winning reelection in 2011. Foxx will manage an agency of more than 50,000 employees, with

a budget of more than $70 billion. While it’s not clear yet what issues Foxx will advocate in the role, President Obama is already pushing for greater expansion of light rail in states around the country, as well as increased spending on fixing highways and other infrastructure projects to both ease American travel and create jobs. And the transportation secretary manages agencies such as the Federal Aviation Administration, which drew headlines this week for delayed flights which the agency attributed to furloughs of air-traffic controllers caused by the sequester.


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Religion

THURSDAY, MAY 2 - 8, 2013

Praying for God’s Presence: The Need for Consecration in Worship

Message by Rev. Jason Curry, Phd. of Fisk Memorial Chapel our model to live by, and our example of God as a human being is Jesus Christ. I also remain fascinated by passages of scripture which elaborate on God’s presence in the Old Testament. For example, in 1 Kings 9:3, we read: “ And the Lord said unto him, I have heard thy prayer and thy supplication, that thou hast made before me: I have hallowed this house, which thou hast built, Rev. Jason Curry, Ph.D. to put my name there for ever; and mine eyes and mine heart The bible is a written record shall be there perpetually.” God of God’s presence throughout was also present in the Ark of salvation history. As members the Covenant (Exodus 13:17of a Christian community, our 18, 22-22). In short, God chose theological point of departure, specific places and times in

order to let a group of people know that He was present. I still believe that God is omnipresent (everywhere at the same time). I also believe that we have to order our thoughts and govern our actions in such a way as to invite God presence into our lives and into our places of worship. For example, the bread and wine that we buy at the grocery store only become symbols of the body and blood of Jesus after they are consecrated through prayer. The brick and mortar structure that we’ve built to glorify God only becomes a church 1) when we “invite” God’s presence through the Invocation

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The Kelly Miller Smith Institute on Black Church Studies was established in honor of the late Kelly Miller Smith, Sr., assistant dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School from 1968 until his death in 1984. The Institute perpetuates his legacy of theological and academic excellence and prophetic witness. The African American church remains the primary institution in the African American community committed to the liberation of persons and groups who suffer from racial and social oppression. The work of the Kelly Miller Smith Institute brings together the African American church community and African American educational institutions, as partners with Vanderbilt Divinity School to study and research issues important to the practice of faith and ministry in the African American church. The liberation theme of the gospel and the human struggle for justice have been the primary concern of the African

American church community. The African American church stands at a critical juncture in its history, theology, and practice of Christian ministry. The basic mission of the Kelly Miller Smith Institute is to enter into partnership with the African American church community to reflect on the liberating elements of African American religion and to assist in defining a future for oppressed peoples, shaped by the prophetic vision of God’s justice on earth. The Institute is a vehicle for generating scholarship on the single most important institution in the African American community, sharing that research through conferences and work-

shops, and enriching research opportunities through a dialogue with lay and clergy leaders in America’s African American churches. As a center for research and praxis on issues of theology and ministry in the African American church tradition, the Institute focuses on: the education of clergy and laity for leadership in ministry, the promotion of dialogue between African American theologians and African American church leaders, the development of research materials on the history of African American religion in America, leadership in African American churches, and African American church theology.

(prayer), 2) when two or three people are gathered in Jesus’ name (Matthew 18:20) or 3) when the Holy Spirit choses to dwell in that space which is dedicated to God and the serving of God’s people. The bible reminds us that the preacher will only bear the power, anointing and authority of God if the minister allows the Holy Spirit to use him or her as a vessel in God’s great process of redemption (see 1 Corinthians 2:4). The following words of a hymn of the church written by Fanny Crosby capture the need for God’s presence in worship: “Consecrate me now to Thy service, Lord, By the power of

grace divine; Let my soul look up with a steadfast hope. And my will be lost in Thine.” We must never take God’s presence in our lives or in the worship experience for granted. A great preacher and theologian named Dietrich Bonheoffer coined the term “cheap grace” in reference to those people who take God’s presence, mercy and love (grace) for granted. 1 Peter 1:16 says: “…be ye holy, for I am holy;” therefore, let us continue to pray that God’s presence may forever abide with us as lead and minister to other in Jesus’ name.

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What to Do With The Kids This Summer School is set to end for our youth soon all around the country. For some this means summer jobs, summer camps, college preparation and let’s not forget couch potatoes I’d like to speak to all heads of households; please don’t forget about God and attending church Elder “X” Lawson this summer. Now is the perfect time to start making sure your household is prepared to attend a place of worship every time the church doors are open. Yes every time the church doors are open, Proverbs 22:6 say’s, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Statistics say the sum-

mer is generally where a spike in youth violence and other unmoral things take place. By making sure your family is involved more in the things of God you can help “impact in imperfect world.” You and your home can be the change that God is calling your house hold to be, God can begin to touch your family, your family can go back and touch your street, your street can begin to touch your neighborhood, your neighborhood can touch your community, your community can touch your city, your city can touch your state, your state can touch the country, the country can touch the world, and when the world is touched the world can rejoice in the message of love peace and salvation offered by Jesus Christ the son of God. It’s through the example of Jesus’s love by having died on the cross for us and the mighty move of God who raised him from the dead that allows us to see the impact of God’s love today. Imagine your kids outside on your street talking to their friends about how good God is, imagine them talking to their friends about what they learned about Jesus, imagine

your kids being saved by accepting Jesus as Lord and savior, now imagine your kids witnessing to their friends and sharing with them and getting them to say Romans 10:910, “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” Guess what, you don’t have to just imagine this, I decree and declare right now in the name of Jesus if you seek God with all your heart and ask God to help you be the change agent he created you to be, God will move on your behalf and bless your family. I know because I’ve tried him for myself and I’m here to tell you right now, God is good! Do you have any questions and comments, email it to Elderxlawson@yahoo.com Catch “Real Gospel” with The Xman Sunday’s 9a–12n on 88.1FM WFSK. This Sunday I’ll interview Monica Lisa Stephenson and we’ll talk about her new CD. Listen live at WFSKFM.ORG. Twitter #XuamLawson.

The Strategy of Hope Everyday Joy by Regina Prude

see. Open up your eyes to beauty. I was looking out the window the other day and saw a honeysuckle vine climbing the trunk of a tree and almost reaching my second floor window. Who knew that honeysuckles grew that tall? God gave me eyes to see the delicate white flowers and the ability of smell so that I could enjoy the sweet fragrance. God gave us hope so that we could always believe that there Regina M. Prude was something more wonderful ahead. Our miracle was waiting, just around the bend in the road in … Now abideth faith, hope…. front of us. Hope gives us the en—1 Corinthians 13:13 couragement to keep going, even if we do not see the object of our Hope is a strategy. One of the hopes. ways that we face life is the path of Sometimes we slip backwards hope. Inevitably, we will face dis- and say to ourselves, or to others, appointments, setbacks, regrets, “This is hopeless. I’m giving up. I’m frustrations and failures. But God going to quit.” We become dissatishas given us ears to hear. Listen to fied so easy. Giving up and quitting the music of hope…there is music has become far too easy. in the air. God has given us eyes to Hope is such a small word, only

four letters, yet we toss it around so carelessly. “I hope its sunny tomorrow.” “I hope I get the new job.” We generally associate hopefulness with wishful thinking, but hope in God is so much deeper than that. The psalmist asked a question that I ask of you today: what’s the problem? “Why art thou cast down, O my soul? And why art thou disquieted in me? Hope thou in God…” Psalm 42:5. The next time you find yourself defining a situation as hopeless, stop and reconsider. With the great God of the universe on your side, nothing is hopeless! Even when your plans have failed and the way seems dark, our commitment must be to hope in God. It is springtime. Everything is growing and blooming. Let’s also practice growing hope in our hearts. You are never defeated when your strategy is hope. © Regina M. Prude, 2013

Rev. Wright’s Three Day Revival in Music City

By Howard M. Romaine, Analysis

Driving back from Memphis just in time to catch the first of three sermons by the fiery, eloquent, enriching Rev. Jeremiah Wright at Ray of Hope Church, just blocks off Gallatin Road to the West on Eastland,at Meridian, Dr. Hortense Spillers and I were treated to a prose poem on the poetry of the Old Testament Prophets, Jeremiah, Isaiah, and a couple of others I hadn’t heard quoted since I memorized the books of the “Old Testament” circa 6th or 7th grade. Referring frequently to the joint 15 year pastorate of former Vanderbilt Hebrew professor, the Rev. Dr. Renita Weems, now Vice President of American Baptist College, and her husband,the Rev. Martin Espinosa, , Wright, the man whose pulpit oratory and counseling and people uplifting skills united and then kept the Obama family in a pew for years, before a final falling out during the campaign for Presidency, showed his literary versatility and his profound engagement with the poetry of the old testament prophets, attached and anchored to a dazzling sequence of African American events, which at once shocked, revealed, and awakened our slumbering senses of revolt and disgust at our own culture’s willful repression of the past - Slavery, segregation, and now, ‘Tea Party’ rise in reaction, the latest wave of irrational white supremacy excitation and - to quote Hannah Arendt - numbing banality of evil - whipped into the forefront of our worship enlivened minds by the brilliance of Wright’s exegesis, emphasis, and eloquence. The three days of the Rev. Wright’s appearance, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, celebrates the joint ministry of the Rev, Weems, who, Wright said, recently gave a brilliant sermon in his home town, Chicago, and whose prophetic scholarly roots were summoned as Wright spoke of the poetry of the prophetic testa-

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ments, whose authors, mostly we know little about, but whose POETRY rings down to our time with great majesty and energy. Using the quotations he referred to, illustrated above his head on a screen for the worshipers to read, follow, recite, and generally “lift up” Wright pulled from these old texts, a literary powerhouse of powerful words, many of which we’ve heard down thru the years in the words of such 20th century prophets as the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., or his disciple the Rev. Congressman John Lewis, and, arguably, in this century, the Rev’s Wright, Spinosa, Weems, and even at times, the President of the United States, Barack Obama. But Wright’s words were anything but a pedestrian bow to the culture of empire or emperor worship, regardless of color, or culture, they were a dance with the diversity of historical moments revealed, Revealed, as he said, in the poetry of the testaments, which rolled on and skittered off his tongue, like the eloquent introductory music filling the sanctuary, as Dr. Spillers and I walked in.

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Memorial Foundation Awards Belmont for Fellowship, Upgrades

Dr. Gwenn Randall

NASHVILLE, TN — The Memorial Foundation has awarded Belmont University $300,000 to upgrade high-fidelity simulation equipment, support inter professional training in the College of Health Sciences & Nursing and fund a post-graduate Healthcare Simulation Fellowship. Belmont has appointed Dr. Gwenn Randall as the college’s first fellow. The University’s advanced patient simulators allow students to experience the health care profession’s daily challenges in a controlled environment. Computerized mannequins exhibit real patient symptoms and respond accordingly to treatment provided by caregivers, based on programmed scenarios. The use of simulation allows individuals preparing for health care professions to practice treatments and learn technique through simulation before treating actual patients. The University used a portion of the Memorial Foundation grant

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to purchase a highly specialized obstetrical mannequin that will be used to train nursing students and community partners to respond to high risk obstetric emergencies. Randall will work on faculty development for integration of simulation into curriculum, evaluating and debriefing nursing, pharmacy, social work, physical and occupational therapy students based on Society for Simulation in Healthcare guidelines. She also will develop a personal simulation plan including online modules and face to face interactions, create a strategic plan for a simulation program, research design and development, plan and implement clinical case studies. Randall said, “This post-doctoral fellowship in Simulation Laboratory Management is a very unique opportunity where the intricacies of simulation and the simulation environment are being explored. I view my role at Belmont as a learner, educator,

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David Kastelan, who will serve as his mentor. This will allow Bornhoft to participate in advanced research and to gain practical experience with control theory in multicopters. As part of the fellowship, Bornhoft will travel to Munich, Germany, to complete a two-week language course before beginning the internship. The nearly $2,500 scholarship provides a stipend that covers living expenses, the language course, insurance and spending money. The Honors College awarded a $1,000 scholarship for his travel expenses. “The DAAD RISE program is one of the most prestigious internships that an undergraduate science student can obtain,” Honors College Dean John Vile said. Bornhoft’s wife, Kellie, a sculptor who attends Watkins School of Art and Design in Nashville, will travel to Germany with him and will participate in an art show in Magdeburg. They will collaborate on one of her projects.

motivator, evaluator, developer, publisher and researcher. Upon completion, I will sit for the certification exam as a simulation specialist in health care.” She joins Belmont with extensive clinical and administrative nursing experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science in biology from Howard University, a Master of Science in nurse anesthesia from St. Joseph’s University; a Master of Science in Nursing from Temple University and a doctorate in nursing from Barry University. She completed post-doctoral simulation training at Mayo Clinic and completes at least two foreign mission trips annually to provide anesthesia services to residents of medically underserved areas. She also help developed the practicum for the Master of Science in nurse anesthesia program in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where she returns yearly for both didactic and clinical instruction.

At MTSU, Bornhoft has worked as a research assistant for the Center for Unmanned Systems Operational Advancement and Research, also known as CUSOAR@MT, from April 2011 through February 2012 and as a research engineer from January to June 2012 for MTSU’s Fifth Generation Aerial Target Drone program under the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Since June 2012, he has worked as a research engineer for MTSU’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems program. He has served as president of the MT Unmanned Aircraft System Club. Bornhoft, scheduled to graduate from MTSU in 2014, plans to pursue a Ph.D. He said his dream is to attend MIT, a private research university in Cambridge, Mass. Bornhoft said his MTSU academic experience also he was very influenced by aerospace professor Nate Callender and physics and astronomy professor Dr. Eric Klumpe, who wrote Bornhoft’s DAAD RISE letter of recommendation. Bornhoft is the son of Mark and Linda Bornhoft of Lee’s Summit.


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Get Ready! A bombing and city-wide lockdown in Boston, a chemical explosion in West, Texas; threats of flooding along the Mississippi River; the beginning of hurricane season; earthquakes; and the everyday house fire. These are a few of the disasters we all need to prepare for. We need to prepare at home with our families, at work, at our places of worship, and at the nonprofits where we spend our time. Most emergencies come with little warning. Many are unthinkable. Some are a once in a life-time experience. Others – such as fires – occur every day. How will you get ready? We recently talked with Dr. Jan Young, a major general in the Air National Guard (retired), and executive director of the Assisi Foundation of Greater Memphis Inc. She has witnessed recovery efforts around the globe and knows first-hand that suffering and loss of life can be reduced through preparation. She shared with us the importance of disaster preparation, “People respond with such generosity after a disaster. But we really need to invest in preparation. Emergency and disaster preparation saves lives.” Think back on recent disasters such as Hurricane Katrina, the tornadoes that devastated Joplin Missouri in 2011, and more recently Hurricane Sandy. What will you do during the first 72 hours of a disaster when the likelihood of “help” arriving is low? Will you have food and water? Do you know how to let others know you are okay? Do you have a first aid kit? As a community, how will we check on elderly and disabled people living in nursing homes, or home alone? What about the small children in preschool programs? What will happen to people with chronic diseases who run out

of medicine? The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and your local Office of Emergency Management deal with these issues on the macro level. It’s up to each of us to personally prepare. Here is a short list of life saving actions: 1) Create a family communication plan; 2) Know the safe place at home, work, school, and place of worship; 3) Build an emergency/ disaster response kit; 4) Learn compression-only CPR; and 5) Take Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. You can learn specifics about how to create your family communication plan and emergency kit at www. readyshelby.org. The Red Cross teaches “compressiononly CPR” which is a way to save a life using only your two hands. The local Office of Emergency Management coordinates CERT training. The program includes training in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. People with CERT training can play a critical role during emergencies when professional responders are not available. “It won’t happen to me” is a common response. But it doesn’t have to be yours. Get Ready! Next week: continuity plans for nonprofits. Copyright 2013 – Mel and Pearl Shaw , Mel and Pearl Shaw are the authors of “Prerequisites for Fundraising Success.” They position nonprofits for fundraising success. Visit them at www. saadandshaw.com.

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mark ‘Other’ as their ethnicity. Cole says their goal for the program is to assist at least 5,000 Nashvillians over the three-year span. “So we’ve got to work very hard. To do that we have to be in places where clients are or where they feel comfortable coming to. We will be looking at our satellite locations. We are tracking the zip codes where people are coming from. We are working as hard as we can to get people in the centers over time,” said Cole. This all started one year ago when representatives from United Way were invited to join Mayor Karl Dean’s Poverty Council. While on the council, they came across the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund that awards a city $2 million over a course of three years to set up centers to help people do a better job of managing their finances. The CFE is funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors project. Nashville was one of five cities to be awarded the grant. Other cities include Denver, Colo.; Lansing, Mich.; Philadelphia, Pa. and San Antonio, Texas. The program is a joint venture between the Mayor’s Office and United Way. The city will coordinate the program while United Way will operate the centers. “The Nashville Financial Empowerment Center is the first major publicprivate partnership in Metro history to integrate free professional financial counseling into existing public programs,” Mayor Dean said. “I am proud that Nashville was selected to be part of this innovative, nationwide program, which will help boost the economic security of 5,000 Nashvillians

over the next three years.” Cole, who oversees the program said getting the grant took proof that there was a need in the city for the effort. He said there was plenty of proof. Out of 635,475 Davidson County residents, 117,861 live in poverty. The median household income in Davidson County in 2007 was $50,164. It dropped to $43,556 in 2011. State and county poverty rates also painted an dismal picture when compared to the rest of the United States. Tennessee’s poverty rate is 18.3 percent compared 15.9 percent for the rest of the country. Davidson County’s poverty rate is even higher at 19.2 percent. “What we found is with the economy and wages not going up, people are really looking for some solutions. I was really excited about and had great expectations around the fact that we are able to negotiate and get the client on the phone with the creditor and talk to them about their issues, even landlords and negotiate on their behalf and help them manage their debts,” added Cole. “Our goal isn’t simply to move people from program to program, but literally to create a pathway to financial stability and ultimately, independence, creating a new future for individuals, families and our community,” said Eric Dewey, president & CEO of United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. In 2008, New York launched a similar program. They started with six centers. The program has now expanded to 30. Cole says he hopes the Davidson County program will mirror New York’s success by making it a city-engrained program and continuing beyond the three year grant.

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Historic Jefferson Street Family Honored at Zion New Jerusalem Church

By William J. Fain

Edward Kendall, a prominent Nashville attorney and author of “A Walk Down Historic Jefferson Street”, presented to the Sims family an autographed copy of his recent publication at Zion New Jerusalem Church. As a part of the church’s ministry, families and their ancestors are celebrated and honored. The Sims family’s businesses and employment contributions to Jefferson Street and the Nashville community were graphically reported in Atty. Kendall’s unique and valuable portrait of historic Jefferson Street. Beginning in the 1940’s, Sam Sims, Jr. came to Nashville, with his wife, Josephine Hunter Sims, from McMinville, TN, acquired and developed several businesses in the 2600 block of Jefferson Street, where they built the family home. He was one of the most prosperous businessmen of his time, an avid golfer, sportsman, and graduate of Tennessee A & I University, now Tennessee State University, with a degree in Mathematics. Sim’s family, shown in the above photograph, continues to serve the Nashville community. Atty. Edward Kendall is one of Nashville’s most prominent attorneys. He has served the Nashville community for more than 25 years as an elected member and chairperson of the Metropolitan Nashville Board of Education. He is a graduate of Tennessee State University and the Nashville School of Law. Reverend Inman E. Otey serves as Minister of Zion New Jerusalem Church and Ministry, 2223 Morena Street, Nashville, TN 37208; 615-579-6461; email: minotey@comcast.net. Services are held on the first and third Sunday’s of each month, beginning at 11:30 am.

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Were you there? Did you attend the historic 1963 March on Washington? The Tennessee Tribune wants to record your memories from that day. Or did you watch events unfold on television? Did you listen to the radio as the speeches were made? We’re interested in your stories as well. Do you have pictures you can share? If you have a parent or grandparent who talks about that day, please contact us as well. We are planning special coverage to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the life-changing event. Please contact Tribune Social Media Director Jason Luntz at thjluntzreport@gmail.com.


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I began the Presidency of Tennessee State University with a theme of unity and inclusion. With the understanding that TSU students are the focus of all university activity, a vision was advanced that set the stage for the future, and included five goals. These are (1) Student Success and Customer Service; (2) Fund Raising and Partnerships; (3) Diversity and Inclusion; (4) Shared Governance; and (5) Business and Community Outreach. This report includes the activities pertaining to each goal, which are detailed in the sections pertaining to the specific operational units of the University: Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Business and Finance; Institutional Advancement, Athletics, Public Safety and General Administration.

Getting Started

The month of January was devoted to meeting the TSU family – the students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community. It was also a time of relearning the campus, the infrastructure, the internal operations of the university, and the external processes. My involvement resulted in a total of one hundred twenty-two (122) guest appearances including receptions, speaking engagements, interviews, and other program participation. My first day as President began on January 2, 2013 with an early morning Prayer Service that was held at Jefferson Street Baptist Church with over 900 individuals in attendance. I served as keynote speaker, and emphasized the importance of the community recognizing TSU as their university, and traveling this road with me as I accepted this enormous challenge of leadership. This first day in the office was spent in meetings with the members of the President’s Cabinet, paying particular detail to their roles, responsibilities, and successes. The next day involved meeting with the Deans of the various colleges, the President of the Faculty Senate, and the President of the Staff Senate. We discussed the importance of our working together to achieve the common goal of a more advanced and productive TSU. The faculty returned on January 7, and we had an interactive discussion on the vision of this administration and the procedural aspects of university operations. The students returned the following week, and I held a meeting with the student leaders first and then with the entire student body, presenting my vision and answering their questions.

Administration and Senior Management

Efforts commenced immediately to build a strong management team at TSU. These included efforts to fill the six interim or acting positions in senior management. These are: Vice President for Academic Affairs (formerly Provost); Vice President for Institutional Advancement (formerly University Relations and Development); Dean of the College of Business; Dean of the College of Education; Dean of the College of Liberal Arts; and Dean of the College of Public Service and Urban Affairs. Search committees were

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established for each position and the process to fill the positions is underway. Other significant changes in top administration included the elimination of the function of Executive Vice President, hiring a Vice President for Administration, and an Assistant Vice President for Public Relations and Communications, as well as and establishing a Department of Emergency Management. All Vice Presidents report directly to the President.

Academic Affairs

• Accreditation. I met with accreditation peer review teams, and read accreditation reports to ensure that the university is on target with the unit reaffirmations. I also reviewed the SACS report to determine if any areas require immediate attention. • University Honors Program. The University Honors Program was realigned. A new director was named after the retirement of the current director in January 2013. An associate director also was named. • College Deans. Monthly meetings with the Deans were established to ensure that they are on target with the vision of this administration and to provide assistance where necessary. • Meetings with the Faculty. Meetings were held with the faculty and staff, where I presented the fivepoint vision, and responded to questions and concerns.

• Focus on K-12. We increased the focus on K-12 as a means of (1) addressing the state and national education crisis, and (2) recruiting talented students to TSU. • International Affairs and Diversity Initiatives. A cultural exchange was sponsored in collaboration with students from Gediz University in Izmir, Turkey. An International Mentoring and Tutoring Partnership was established with Metro Nashville Public Schools. International Education Workshops and Study Abroad Workshops were hosted, as well as faculty study abroad experiences and short term student abroad experiences. Efforts were made to ensure that the culture of the campus is one of diversity and inclusiveness. • Tenure and Promotion. Tenure and promotion applications were reviewed which resulted in the recommendation of 14 faculty for tenure and 22 faculty for promotion. The Faculty Development Plan requires TSU continue to recruit and support top quality faculty. • Service Learning. TSU received the President’s Honor Roll for Service Learning Award. This is the highest federal recognition a university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning, and civic engagement. Faculty, staff, and students are all engaged in substantial community service. • Interdisciplinary Research. TSU hosted its 35th Annual University-Wide Research Symposium that featured 26 faculty and 13 student research papers and posters. Academic research and intellectual contributions were stressed as the cornerstone for TSU as a nationally known research institution. • Faculty Senate Leadership. Immediately upon assuming the office of President, I began to receive numerous messages and complaints regarding the need to provide clarity regarding the leadership of the Faculty Senate. One of my first acts as President was to resolve the controversy of two individuals who had acted in the capacity of Chair of the Faculty Senate during this current school term. After a thorough review, we rendered the decision that Dr. Jane Davis was the duly elected Chair of the Faculty Senate. Also, I established monthly meetings with the Faculty Senate to solicit their input and address their concerns. The Chair of the Faculty Senate attends the President’s Cabinet meeting at least once per month. • Staff Senate. Monthly meetings with the Staff Senate were established to solicit their input and address their concerns. The Chair of the Staff Senate attends the President’s Cabinet meeting at least once per month. • Faculty Teaching Load. During a meeting that was held with the faculty and departmental chairs, we discussed ways to refine the teaching load so that faculty will not be scheduled to teach in excess of the maximum required teaching load. • Evaluation of Senior Management. An instrument is being drafted that will allow faculty to evaluate senior management, including vice presidents. • Academic Affairs Budget. The university budget was reviewed. The goal is to ensure that at least 50% of the total budget is allocated to instructional delivery and academic affairs. • Increased Accountability. An Accountability Plan was drafted that requires greater accountability for faculty and staff as it relates to job performance, teaching, and operational effectiveness. Student Affairs • Realignment of the Office of Student Affairs. The Office of Student Affairs was realigned to include the Office of Enrollment Management. Public Safety was transferred to the Office of the Vice President for Administration. • Customer Service. A Customer Service Improvement Committee was appointed, and was tasked with


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drafting a Customer Service Plan to address concerns presented by University constituents. The plan is currently under review. Meetings were held with the Office of Financial Aid, and complaints pertaining to processing and granting student financial aid were addressed. This has added significance inasmuch as I met with student focus groups and solicited a response to the following question: “If you could change one thing about TSU what would it be.” The answer was overwhelmingly “the financial aid process.” • Student Purge List and Financial Aid. Students on the final purge list were assisted with additional financial aid to prevent them from having to withdraw from the University. Only 10 students on this list actually withdrew from the University for financial reasons. This compares to over 500 student withdrawals in the Fall 2012 semester due to financial hardship. • Commencement. The Commencement process was enhanced to accommodate only one ceremony for May 2013. No changes were made to the December 2013 Commencement. • Student Recruitment. I travelled throughout the state of Tennessee meeting with current and prospective students, alumni, and community leaders in an effort to recruit academically talented students. A Student Recruitment Plan was developed that included a greater focus on magnet schools and selected area high schools, as well as an increased presence at community colleges. Enhanced communications between alumni chapters and student recruitment were implemented, along with outreach to potential TSU students. • Student Leadership. Amid growing student remarks and requests, we performed a thorough review of the circumstances surrounding the removal of both Miss TSU and the SGA President in 2012, and rendered the decision that both had been removed in a manner inconsistent with SGA policies. Due to timing and the lateness in the academic year, I determined that it would not be in the best interest of the student body or the University to change the student leadership on campus during this second semester of the academic school year. Therefore, the Office of the President established the position of Presidential Liaison for Student Initiatives for the SGA President who had been removed. Similarly, the Office of the President established the position of Presidential Liaison for New Alumni for Miss TSU who had been removed. This position had added concern since the individual, unlike the former SGA President, had graduated in December of 2012, and was no longer a student on campus. I also met with student leaders several times to discuss other matters of interest, conducted student body forums, and held focus groups. • Revamping of student election rules. Meetings were held with the student leadership to discuss the certification of candidates for the student elections. The current process included both pre-certification and postcertification of students. After a review of the fairness of the election process, we determined that all candidates must meet the requirements to run for office by the end of the semester preceding the election. The post certification process was eliminated. • Membership Intake Process

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(MIP). A standard time period was determined for all MIPs to start and finish. All processes must be completed by two weeks prior to the start of final examinations. • President’s overnight stay in the residence hall. I spent a night in the Ford Residence Hall to obtain a firsthand understanding of the issues and concerns associated with student residential life. I also sought to determine if the campus resident life was conducive to student

comprehensive and convenient services to students.

learning. As a follow up to that activity, we are forming a Residence Assistants Council to assist in addressing the student concerns with resident living. • Student Progress – Complete College Tennessee Act (CCTA). A Student Retention Plan that focuses on retention and graduation rates is under review. Renovation for the Student Suc-

the auxiliaries and noted the need for cost-benefit analyses to be performed in order to determine the efficiencies of operations, and other revenue generating streams. • Facilities Management. I visited each building on campus in conjunction with the space utilization and building analysis. Relocations may take

Renovation of the Campus Center game room was completed. The energy saving project to convert campus exterior Business and Finance • Financial Statements and Bud- lighting to LED was commenced. The get. I reviewed the financial statements construction of the Gateway to Heritage and the budget for the University and Project at I-40 was commenced. The became familiar with the accounts, en- new Face Lift plan for the Main Camtries, and procedures. I also met with pus Agricultural Research and Educathe financial statement auditors and tion Center at a cost of $4 million was discussed the unqualified audit opin- developed. ion, along with the audit findings. Institutional Advancement • Auxiliary Enterprises. I visited • President’s Contribution to

place over the next few weeks. • Campus Master Plan. The work on the TSU Campus Master Plan was resumed. Plans were made to review the comprehensive deferred maintenance plan, and begin implementation during this summer. • Relocation on Campus to the President’s Home. My spouse and I relocated to campus to the President’s Home and presently reside there. Repairs and minor renovations continue. • Construction Projects. The design of new elevators for cess Center, one of the key elements in Hale Hall was completed. student retention, was completed. Renovation of Hankal Hall began • One Stop Shop. Plans were initiated with the replacement of the existing to launch a “one stop shop” process on roof. Renovation of the first phase of the main campus to facilitate providing Queen Washington was completed.

TSU. To demonstrate my commitment as president of this institution and my pride as a TSU alum, I made a contribution to TSU in the amount of $50,000, and launched the President’s Challenge which requested that each alumni chapter match the contribution in full. • Alumni Fund Raising. Alumni contributions have more than doubled for the first three months of the year when compared to the same period last year, growing from $121,000 to $254,000, an increase of 110%. We launched Interim University Relations and Development Vice President Patricia Hairston accepts President Glover’s $50,000 contribution to TSU during the Annual Spring Faculty & Staff Institute in January. • Corporate Fund Raising. We started the process of generating new sustaining partnerships through proactive strategies, and expanding our public/private partnerships. We developed a fund raising model that aligns with the university’s strategic goals of capital improvements, major corporate gifts, and annual giving. • Richard Dent Foundation. We met with Richard Dent who agreed to establish the Richard Dent Foundation which would make funds available for scholarships for talented students. • Increased Visibility. Several meetings were held with business leaders in the Nashville and Davidson County area as we began the process of increasing our visibility in the area, as well as leveraging and strengthening existing relationships. Also, the installation of the marquee sign which serves as a gateway entry to the university was completed. • Business Incubator. The Incubator and Growth Enterprises Partnership is being redesigned to reflect the business potential of downtown Nashville. It will provide increased opportunities for small business development within the State of Tennessee in the areas of jobs


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and economic growth. The individual to lead the incubator efforts was identified. • Corporate Recruitment. We continue to meet with numerous companies about increasing their presence on campus, recruiting TSU students for meaningful positions in their organizations, and providing student scholarships. • Public Relations and Communications. A comprehensive public

and alumni membership participation. Chapters visited to date include Atlanta, Chicago, Clarksville, Dallas, Los Angeles, Memphis, Nashville, and Washington, DC. • Economic Impact Study. The results of the TSU Economic Impact Study were reported. The study showed that TSU had a $610 million impact on the State of Tennessee and generated 5,500 jobs. • Community Outreach. TSU has

relations effort was commenced that requires the University to be more inclusive of the media and its stakeholders, and to generate more positive university publicity. Brown bag luncheons were held with the media to ensure that they remain informed about TSUnews. We met with the editorial board of The Tennessean and discussed a meaningful and inclusive partnership. We also met with the Tennessee Tribune newspaper staff and other media outlets, and discussed ways to expand our partnership. We began the development of a comprehensive public relations plan for the University as a means of rejuvenating the TSU brand. Efforts also were commenced to enhance the TSU story to communicate it such a way that includes a variety of outstanding alumni, positive narratives, and other items to raise the profile of TSU. The objective is to deepen the pride that exists in the students and the alumni. • Public Media Appearances. Since assuming the Presidency, I have had 24 scheduled interviews and positive media coverage for TSU was generated. I also was featured twice in national trade magazines. • Connecting with Alumni. We increased our focus on the TSU alumni and enhancing the alumni database. Recognizing that alumni are important to the future of TSU, an individual was designated to locate alumni across the nation, and include them in the database. I met with several alumni chapters around the country to increase alumni membership, explain the President’s Challenge, and raise funds from alumni chapters. I served as keynote speaker at several alumni chapter events that focused on increasing alumni giving

sponsored or co-sponsored several community events to engage stakeholders and partners, and to present the concept of TSU being their university. The overriding goal was to strengthen our ties with the community, solicit ideas and opinions about ways to improve the image of TSU, and to listen to their issues and concerns. Community event participation included the President’s Prayer Service, Media Reception, TSU Town Hall Meeting, Remarks to Tennessee State Legislative Interns at the State Capitol, MLK Program Fellowship, Lunch with Presidents of other Universities in Nashville Area, Reception for Community Leaders sponsored by Baker Donnelson Law Firm, Reception sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, Reception sponsored by Sororities and Women Organizations, Speaker at the Economic Club of Nashville, Meeting with the Mayor, Meeting with the Chief of Police, Meetings with Ministers, Meetings with Legislators, including the Swearing-In of Representative Harold Love, Jr. in the House of Representatives, Visitation to State Senate, Governor’s State of the State Address, and a Media Brown Bag Luncheon which is on-going.

Athletics

• TSU’s Athletics Department was one of six schools awarded a $900,000 grant by the NCAA to develop enhancements to increase student-athletes’ academic performance. I participated at the NCAA meeting where TSU made presentations pertaining to the strategic plan for performance improvement. Though TSU was selected for the grant in fall 2012, the first payment of $300,000 was received this semester. • Tennessee State University Legends

Ed “Too Tall” Jones, Joe Gilliam, Jr. and John Merritt were inducted into the Black College Hall of Fame in February 2013. • TSU’s football recruiting class was ranked No. 1 in the 2013 HBCU rankings. • Football Student Athlete A.C. Leonard (Tight End) was named Sporting News All-American, NCAA FirstTeam All-American, and AFCA “Tight End of the Year.”

General Administration

• A Four Day Summer Work Week Policy for summer of 2013 was implemented and will operate June 2 through August 9, 2013. Summer work hours for the faculty and staff will be 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; and 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays. • Salary increases and position reclassifications that occurred during the end of Fall 2012 were reviewed and specific adjustments were made. • I attended several professional conferences and meetings including the Federal Reserve HBCU Presidential Summit and the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit. • A Risk Management Committee was created to evaluate and minimize the University’s exposure to risks and liability. • A comprehensive assessment of the University’s information technology processes, capacity, and resource management was conducted. The objective is to enhance technology with an • Football Student Athlete Stephen emphasis on the Banner System. Godbolt III (Defensive Back) was • I visited Washington, DC several named NCAA First-Team All-Ameri- times and met with key government ofcan and led the nation in interceptions ficials regarding funds for grants and per game. sponsored programs. • Football Student Athletes Tra• I was named as one of the Top 25 bis Ward (Running Back) and Sher- Women in Higher Education by Diverse man Carter (Offensive Lineman) were Issues in Higher Education magazine in named to the 2012 SBN Sports Black March along with former Secretary of College All-American (BCAA) Team. State Condoleezza Rice. • Men’s Basketball player, Robert Future Outlook Covington (Forward) was named naThese First 100 Days have set the tional HBCU All-American by Boxto- stage for a comprehensive, campusrow. wide, data-driven strategic planning • Former TSU football player Antho- process that will be critical to defining ny Levine (Free Safety) won his second the future of Tennessee State University. super bowl ring. The faculty, staff, students, alumni, and

Public Safety

• A security review of the campus was performed to ensure a safe campus. The technology enhancements that were needed in this regard were determined. • A review of the Emergency Management protocols was performed and changes were implemented that improved the emergency message process, and enhanced the delivery of the notification to registered participants. • An assessment of the staffing and operational procedures was performed to determine the most efficient and effective processes. • Additional security cameras were installed in all residence halls. • The lighting throughout the campus was enhanced. • Security upgrades for the building entrances were completed. • A parking study to enhance the parking for faculty, students, and visitors was commenced. • Training continued for public safety personnel at all levels.

community partners will be invited to assist in defining our shared goals and objectives, and in evaluating our performance. We have set the bar high. As we build on our strengths and advance a more positive TSU, we will establish new traditions and meet challenges and opportunities with extraordinary success. We are building a business model that will improve our sustainability and ensure a competitive advantage for TSU. Our greatest opportunities will be recruiting academically talented students and outstanding faculty; maintaining quality programs and identifying emerging academic areas; and creating and enhancing partnerships with the business community. As we chart new directions, we recognize that TSU is an amazing institution – one that continues to make a tremendous impact on the lives of students, and on our state of Tennessee. We are a university on the move. Our best days are yet to come!


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...game time!

NFL DRAFT

BY RON WYNN

Titans Draft Choices Suggest Potential Changes For Future

Seth Jones About to Make History

Black interest and involvement in hockey, at least in America, has never been very high. But there’s been Black hockey teams going all the way back to the 19th century. The Coloured Hockey League of the Maritimes started play in 1895. This was started by a group of Black Baptist churches in Nova Scotia, and there were eight teams competing for a championship. Later there were all-Black teams in Ontario, Canada, and individual players who appeared on teams in Toronto and Quebec. Willie O’Ree broke the NHL’s color line in 1957 playing for the Bruins. Then came Michael Marson and Bill Riley, who both played for the Washington Capitals in the mid-‘70s. Today, Black players are no novelty in the NHL. Though hardly a majority or even plurality, there have been and continue to be enough Blacks on various teams to the point the subject seldom gets discussed anymore unless or until ugly incidents occur. Unfortunately, a pair of these occurred last season, most notably a rash of racist comments on Twitter after Washington forward (and former Nashville Predator Joel Ward) scored a game-winning goal against the Boston Bruins in a playoff game. But the NHL has never had a dynamic African-American player. The vast majority of NHL players are either Canadian or European, and that’s been the case with Blacks as well. That’s what makes the coming of Seth Jones such a dramatic exception. Jones is considered the top American prospect and has a good shot at being the first player chosen overall in the forthcoming NHL draft. He would not only be the first Black ever in that role, he’d be just the second defenseman and only the seventh American tabbed the top pick in the draft. Jones is the son of former NBA player Popeye Jones, who deliberately steered his son into hockey because he wanted him to take a different route to sports stardom. The NHL’s Scouting Service recently named Jones the top prospect in the world. He’s six-feet, three inches and 205 pounds, which is formidable for an NHL defenseman. He scored 14 goals and had 56 points this season in just 61 games for the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL. Making things even more special is the fact Jones won’t be 19 until October, yet is being widely seen as ready for the NHL next season. Jones has also been noticed by someone who doesn’t exactly have a high NHL presence. Jay-Z’s Roc Nation has tabbed Jones as their next key target, seeking to take charge of his marketing and branding. Though he’s currently represented by CAA, Roc Nation’s partner, Jay-Z wants to ensure wider traction and exposure for Jones in America. No one can ever say for sure who’ll be a star, but Seth Jones looks as close to a sure thing as possible. It can’t do anything but help the NHL if they do finally get a Black American superstar.

The Tennessee Titans surprised many observers when they traded up with the San Francisco 49ers to draft UT wide receiver Justin Hunter in the second round Friday

By Ron Wynn

Neither Titans’ management nor fans were satisfied with last season’s dreary 6-10 season, and last week’s draft selections suggest that substantial change may be on the horizon. The Titans added eight draftees to the 12 free agents they had already acquired, selecting four in the final rounds Saturday. Things will be quite busy at their rookie orientation May 11, when they welcome the newcomers to their ranks. There was some discussion whether the Titans would take Alabama’s Chance Warmack or North Carolina’s Jonathan Cooper as their top selection, but it turned out that Cooper was already gone by the 10th pick. But the Titans maintained that the All-American Alabama guard was their preference all along, and after the Cardinals took Cooper at number seven, the Titans were able to get Warmack. But the Titans surprised some observers with their choice of Tennessee wide receiver Justin Hunter. They traded up and grabbed Hunter with the 34th pick., giving their 40th choice to the San Francisco 49ers. Hunter came back from

knee surgery to have a big season for the Volunteers, but wide receiver is one of the team’s most crowded positions. Someone from this year’s squad won’t be there in the fall, and some see Hunter as insurance in case something happens either on or off the field with Kenny Britt. However it is also quite possible that Nate Washington, who was on the trading block for part of last season or Damian Hawkins could be in trouble. Then there’s Marc Mariani, who missed last season due to injury. Their fourth-round pick California’s Brian Schwenke played both guard and center in college, but is viewed as competition for their incumbents, who include last year’s starter Fernando Velasco and new comers Rob Turner and Chris Spencer. The Titans were quoted over the weekend calling Schwenke “the best center in the draft.” The Titans took two cornerbacks in the draft. They selected Connecticut’s Blidi Wreh-Wilson in the third round and Nevada’s Khalid Wooten in the sixth. Neither is considered a slot type, but both will be in a battle for outside positions along with the veterans Jason McCourty and Alterraun Vetner. They

also drafted another defensive back, safety Daimion Stafford from Nebraska, in the seventh round. He joins a pair of free agent acquisitions at the position, Bernard Pollard (Ravens) and George Wilson (Bills). Another problem area last year was the defensive line, which seldom got sustained pressure on quarterbacks. LSU defensive end Lavar Edwards was their fifth round choice. He’ll be part of a group that has returning members Derrick Morgan, Kamerion Wimbley and Scott Solonom. The Titans also have added a host of undrafted free agents who will be competing for jobs at rookie camp and later during the preseason. The list includes Western Kentucky tight end Jack Doyle, Nevada running back Stefphon Jefferson, Oklahoma linebacker Tom Wort, defensive lineman Stefan Charles from Regina, Canada, South Florida kicker Maikon Bonani, Arizona State receiver Rashad Ross, Louisiana Tech tackle Oscar Johnson, USC safety Jawanza Starling and South Florida cornerback George Baker. The best bet among the draftees for a starting position is Warmack, whom Titans’ coach Mike Munchak envisions as at minimum a 10-year starter at guard and at best a possible future All-Pro and/ or Hall of Famer. The offensive line is being rebuilt, and it is anticipated that free agent signee Andy Levitre will be the new left guard and Warmack will take over on the right side. Schwenke is also seen as a viable contender to start at center. In addition, Edwards, despite being injured and not getting that many starts in college, is seen as a contributor at both end and tackle. Hunter could be a challenger at wide receiver as well. But whether it’s new draftees or free agents, the Titans’ coaches have sounded the word that no one’s slot is safe and that only the best performers will be playing when the 2013 season begins in September.

NBA PLAYOFFS

Grizzies Go Up One Game Over Clippers By Ron Wynn

The Memphis Grizzlies took a 3-2 lead in their first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers Tuesday night, beating them 103-93 in Los Angeles. The win was their third straight. and put the Clippers within one game of being eliminated. It also continued a trend of the Grizzlies’ winning the rebound battle and dominating inside play. Zach Randolph was the top star with 25 points and 11 rebounds. He scored 10 points in the fourth quarter, enabling Memphis to overcome Marc Gasol having five fouls. No one in the Clippers’ frontcourt was able to stop Randolph defensively, and he scored on a combination of inside moves, outside jumpers and offensive rebound baskets. The Grizzlies also got a 20-point game from Mike Conley, who had several key baskets in the second and third quarters. Memphis trailed by two points after the first, but took a six-point lead at the half and never surrendered it down the stretch. Despite the five fouls, Gasol scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds (Randolph led Grizzlies’ rebounders with 11). He got his fifth foul with 5:39 left in the third quarter and had to sit out a long stretch in the fourth. Yet he was still a big factor, particularly in the final two minutes as he hit four free throws in a row. The Grizzlies’ defense, which led the NBA during the regular season,

also did a strong job on everyone except Chris Paul. Paul had 35 points, tying a career playoff high, and four assists. He continually hit tough shots despite the defensive efforts of Tony Allen. But he acknowledged that the Clippers also didn’t get enough offensive balance, especially from the frontcourt. “We tried to come out with some energy,” Paul told the Associated Press. “We’ve just got to find a way to get everyone involved. As a point guard, I’ve got to find a way.” “We’ve got to be desperate,” Paul added. “That’s how it is. I’ve said the playoffs don’t start until somebody loses at home, so I guess now they’ve started. We lost here at home. Now it’s do or die in Memphis.” The Clippers were also hurt by Blake Griffin’s ineffectiveness. Griffin hurt his ankle in practice Monday, but the information was withheld until before Wednesday’s game. Griffin started fast, then faded. He played only 19 minutes, going out after just six second half minutes. He had four points, five rebounds and five assists, as well as one technical foul. The ankle prevented him from displaying either his usual offensive explosiveness, nor being able to stay with either Randolph or Gasol defensively. “I kept being optimistic,” Griffin said. “Our training staff did a great job giving me treatment. I’ve never had a high ankle sprain before.” “It’s tough,” Paul added. “B.B. tried to give it a go, like we all knew he would. Right now, we’re fighting for our lives. It’s a tough

blow, but what can you do? We’ve got to find a way to get through it and figure it out. That’s what the playoffs are all about.” The Grizzlies also minimized their turnovers, with only three through the first three quarters and seven overall. They also got a key three-pointer late from Tayshun Prince (one of only three they made) and big contributions late from Randolph. Conley and Allen. “We knew these guys were going to come out firing, which they did,” Allen said. “Our whole thing was just keeping our composure, playing hard, playing together and not letting those guys get those lobs and the highlight stuff that they normally do. Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph were huge for us.” “I thought we withstood the early barrages of energy that they had,” Grizzlies’ coach Lionel Hollins said. “In the second quarter, we set the tone of the game with our defense and we played with that the rest of the game. After Marc got his fifth foul, Zach took over and carried us with his big plays and Prince hit a couple of big shots.” The Grizzlies go for the series win Friday night at home in Fed Ex Forum. The game is already a sellout. It will be carried on both ESPN and SportsSouth. Game time had not yet been decided at press time.


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NHL

Predators’ Dreary Season Put on Ice By Ron Wynn

The worse Nashville Predators’ season in over a decade finally ended Saturday night the way it began: with a loss. The Columbus Blue Jackets’ defeated Nashville 3-1, concluding a year that saw the Predators miss the playoffs for the first time since the 2008-09 season and suffer their overall worse season since 2002-03. The Predators finished 16-239, escaping the cellar by only two points. Backup goalie Chris Mason’s best game of the year wasn’t enough to prevent yet another loss. The Predators dropped 11 of their final 12 games. They took a 1-0 lead into the third period, but were then overwhelmed as the Blue Jackets fired 24 shots on goal in the final 20 minutes to only five for Nashville. Still, Mason had 44 saves, and without his play in goal things would have been much worse. The Predators didn’t mount much offense, with only 20 shots on goal to 46 for Columbus. Mason had surrendered 16 goals in his previous three games, but was much sharper Saturday night. It also marked the only time this season he played in back-to-back games. Nashville lost an early chance to get the lead when a goal from Craig Smith was disallowed eight minutes into the game. It was ruled after review that Smith had kicked the puck into the net, which he denied. The Predators’ only goal came from defenseman and cap-

Nashville Predators’ goalie Chris Mason tries to stop a shot during Saturday’s finale against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Mason had his best game of the season, getting 44 saves. But it wasn’t enough to keep Nashville from losing 3-1. They missed the playoffs for the first time since 2008-09, and had their worse record since the 2002-03 season.

tain Shea Weber at the 8:29 mark of the second period. Weber took a pass from David Legwand and fired the puck past Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky. Otherwise, the Predators didn’t have many scoring chances as the Blue Jackets constantly attacked, hoping to get a win and make the playoffs (they ultimately missed after both Detroit and Minnesota won their final games). The Predators were already missing six key players and they lost a seventh in the third period. Sergei Kostitsyn went down with a knee injury and coach Barry Trotz acknowledged it was a serious

one, making it sound as though Kostitsyn wouldn’t be around for the start of the next season. Despite the disastrous year, general manager David Poile said Sunday that no coaching changes were coming and that he felt the team needed to reclaim its indentity and also mend from the rash of injuries. Poile also blamed the lockoutinduced 48-game season, labeling it a “bad schedule,” and saying that keys to immediate improvement would be nurturing young players like defenseman Roman Josi and forward Filip Forsherg and also getting healthy again.

Brandon Yip, Patrick Hornqvist, Paul Gaustad, Taylor Beck, Gabriel Bourgue, Colin Wilson and Matt Halischuk were all forwards unavailable for the final game due to injuries. Most of them missed the season’s last couple of weeks, costing the Predators a lot of offensive firepower. It was also an unusual year for standout goaltender Pekka Rinne. The past two seasons he’s been a finalist for the Vezina Trophy, which goes to the NHL’s top goalie. That won’t be the case this season even though he had five shutouts and started 42 of 48 games. Rinne suffered a slight groin injury in the winter, while playing for the Kontinental Hockey League while the NHL was in lockout status. He tweaked it again during the Christmas holidays, but played the full NHL year. He finished with a 2.43 goals-against average and a .910 save percentage. Both were his worse totals since 2009-10. Currently signed to a seven-year, $49 million contract extension, Rinne turns 31 in December. He’ll also have an MRI and some doctor’s attention during the offseason, but both Trotz and Poile maintain that there’s nothing for Predators’ fans to worry about regarding Rinne. He will work with goaltending coach Mitch Korn during the off-season. Weber will not be playing for Team Canada in the forthcoming World Championships. Josi will be the Predators’ representative.

Several Area Athletes Sign With NFL Teams

reached an agreement with the Kansas City Chiefs. Wilson and Rodgers both signed with While they didn’t get the headlines and at- the Jacksonville Jaguars. All signed deals as tention given to first round selections, a num- undrafted free agents. Punter Richard Kent ber of area players signed deals with NFL signed with the San Diego Chargers Monday, teams over the past weekend, some as free also as an undrafted free agent. agents and other as late-round picks. Wide receivers Cordarrelle Patterson A pair of Tennessee State standouts, of- (Minnesota Vikings, first round), Justin Huntfensive linemen Rogers Gains and Sher- er (Tennessee Titans, second round) and Dalman Carter signed free agent deals with the las Thomas (Miami Dolphins, third round) defending champion Baltimore Ravens and were the first Tennessee players drafted. Tight NFC champion San Francisco 49ers respec- end Mychal Rivera was taken in the sixth tively. Each signed the day after the draft ac- round by the Oakland Raiders (184th overall cording to information on the Tennessee State pick) Saturday. A strong senior season helped website. elevate his draft status. Gaines, a left tackle, was an All-OVC First UT fullback Ben Bartholomew (Patriots), team choice and also earned First-Team All- receiver Zach Rogers (Jets), and defensive American honors from the Associated Press back Prentiss Waggner (Cardinals) agreed to and Second Team from the Sports Network. free-agent contracts or camp invitations acGaines had a stellar season, and didn’t surren- cording to various reports. But the big surder a sack in either conference or non-confer- prise was every NFL team passing on QB ence competition, while grading out to a 93.6. Tyler Bray. Bray gave up his final year of eliCarter, a center, was also an All-OVC First gibility to go into the draft, but now will have Team selection in his senior season, after beto battle for a roster spot as an undrafted free ing Second Team as a junior. Carter started 34 agent. games in a row for the Tigers. The duo were LaVergne and Siegel graduates Montori key contributors to an offensive line that led the OVC in rushing during the 2012 season, as Hughes and Quinton Patton were fourth and TSU rushers averaged 175.7 yards per game. fifth round draft picks respectively. Hughes, Vanderbilt’s all-time leading rusher Zac who played two seasons at Tennessee then Stacy was the 13th running back taken in the finished at UT-Martin, was picked by the draft. He was tabbed by former Titans and 49ers (128th pick). Patton spent his last two current St. Louis Rams’ coach Jeff Fisher in seasons at Louisiana Tech after going to juthe fifth round (160th overall pick). The Rams nior college. The Indianapolis Colts selected traded a pair of six-round picks to the Hous- him in the fifth round (139th). They are the ton Texans, moving up into the fifth round to first Rutherford County high school players draft Stacy. Stacy is the first Vanderbilt run- drafted since 1999. MTSU running back Benny Cunningham ning back drafted in 33 years. Ryan Seymour, who played both guard and was one of two Blue raiders to sign free agent tackle at Vanderbilt, was the second Commo- deals. Cunningham signed with the Rams. dore drafted. He was taken by the Seattle Se- Safety JaJuan Harley, signed with the Seattle ahawks in the sixth round (220th pick). Sey- Seahawks. Talented but troubled wide remour later indicated he thought he was going ceiver Da’Rick Rogers signed with the Bufto be an undrafted free agent, and was pleas- falo Bills as an undrafted free agent. Rogers antly surprised to be picked by Seattle. Other had one big season with Tennessee, then set a Vanderbilt players who were taken included Tennessee Tech single season record for TD defensive tackle Rob Lohr, cornerback Trey catches last season with 10. Wilson and quarterback Jordan Rogers. Lohr By Ron Wynn

ON THIS DAY

On this day in 1968 the Boston Celtics made pro basketball history in multiple ways. They defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 124-109 to return the championship to Boston. It was their 10th title in 12 years and Bill Russell’s first as player/coach. He became the first Black head coach to win an NBA championship. It was also the first time in league history that a series extended into May. Now the NBA finals run into June. The Celtics beat the Lakers for the sixth time. The Bill Russell-led Celtics never lost in the championship series to the Lakers, and were defeated only once in the finals during Russell’s 13-year tenure. That came in 1956 at the hands of the St. Louis Hawks. The only other playoff loss they suffered during Russell’s career came during the 1966-67 season to the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference finals.

Coming Next Week

The first-round series between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Los Angeles Clippers has proven to be the most competitive among the NBA’s early playoff matches. The series shifts to Memphis for game six, and it could be the deciding one. Also, where will the Nashville Predators’ pick in the forthcoming NHL draft? We’ll have the answer to that question. Plus the Vandy baseball team continues its winning ways, having posted the best 23-game SEC record in school history. We’ll follow their exploits as well.


6B The Tennessee Tribune

THURSDAY, MAY 2 - 8, 2013

Child Development Award Goes To Researcher

MTSU Grad Student Needs Your Votes MURFREESBORO — Jennifer Austin’s life changed forever on Sept. 15, 2006.  She’s hoping her life will change forever again on May 10, 2013.  The 26-year-old MTSU graduate student in the Department of Health and Human Performance needs votes to become one of three people in the United States to win a fully equipped van that will enable her to drive herself wherever she needs to go.  Austin, who is paralyzed from the chest down, is a contestant in the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association competition.  If she wins, it will be a giant move forward in her continuing quest to regain more control over her life following a 2006 hit-and-run accident on Interstate 24.   “The whole point of going to graduate school is for better career opportunities, to really take that last step in independence and be able to drive again,” Austin said. “That’s going to open so many other doors for me.”   At present, Austin’s caregivers from At Home Care of Murfreesboro transport her where she needs to go. When the weather is nice, she drives herself to class in her electronic wheelchair from her first-floor apartment at Campus Crossings.  Tennessee Vocational Rehabilitation Services is helping her manage, but she aspires to a well-paying job in the health professions so that she can pay for her therapy and care herself. Being able to drive herself to her ultimate place of employment would help make that possible.  “It would have an automatic ramp that comes down, which would allow me to drive my chair up into the van, right into the driver’s seat,” Austin says of the grand prize she wants so much. “There are special locks that would lock down my chair for safety when I’m driving.”  Austin was injured while driving home to Cowan, Tenn., on I-24 seven years ago when an SUV swerved into her car, propelling it into the median. The car flipped several times.  Police told her they believe she would not have survived had she not been ejected through the windshield.   Austin was flown to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, where her spleen and part of her left lung were removed.  She has minimal use of her arms and hands. Everything else is paralyzed.

Jennifer Austin, a 26-year-old MTSU graduate student from Cowan, Tenn., hopes to win a specially equipped van in the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association competition. May is National Mobility Awareness Month

 To this day, the perpetrators of the hit-and-run accident remain at large, but Austin says she has moved on.   She credits MTSU’s Disabled Student Services with helping her take notes.   “That’s what sets MTSU apart,” Austin said. “They’re so passionate about helping students.”  Of course, it helps to have a supportive family. Austin still goes home to Cowan every weekend to see her parents and sister.  “They are the complete reason why I’m still here and able to do all this,” Austin said.   To vote for Austin, go to http://www.mobilityawarenessmonth.com/entrant/jennifer-austincowan-tn/, enter your information and agree to the terms.  To get an extra vote each day click on the “want an extra vote” icon and answer the question in order to receive two votes instead of one. You must answer the question before you submit your vote.  Only one vote per IP address is allowed per day, but individuals may vote as many times per day as they wish from their cell phones until the end of the contest.  At the end of the competition, the judges will read the individual stories of entrants who made it into the top five percent of vote-getters. The final day to vote is Friday, May 10.

Velma McBride Murry is the recipient of the Society for Research in Child Development’s 2013 Distinguished Contributions to Cultural and Contextual Factors in Child Development Award presented April 18 at SRCD’s biennial meeting in Seattle. Murry, a native of Jackson, Tenn., is Betts Chair of the Department of Human and Organizational Development at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College for education and human development. Her research-based intervention program, Strong African American Families (SAAF), targeted to the prevention of early onset sexual behavior and substance abuse, was inspired by the actions of the supportive community where she grew up in rural West Tennessee. The award recognizes an SRCD member’s continuous lifetime contributions to the role of culture and context in the understanding of child development. Murry was honored for her innovative research exploring the interplay of culture, family processes, psychosexual development and HIV/ AIDS among African America youth in rural settings. Her intellectual leadership in trans-

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1 C The Tennessee Tribune THURSDAY, MAY 2 - 8, 2013 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated November 9, 2007, executed by TODD A. APPLEBY AKA TODD APPLEBY, conveying certain real property therein described to FIRST NATIONAL FINANCIAL TITLE SERVICES, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded November 20, 2007, at Instrument Number 20071120-0136039; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A.§ 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the DAVIDSON County courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the DAVIDSON Courthouse, located in Nashville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: TRACT 1: BEING LOT NUMBER 193, ON THE PLAN OF BEL AIR SUBDIVISION SECTION 2, AS SHOWN BY PLAT OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 2900, PAGES 29-32, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY,TENNESSEE, TO WHICH PLAT REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE LEGAL DESCRIPTION. TRACT 2: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING RESERVED PARCEL "C" ON THE PLAN OF BEL AIR, SECTION 2, OF RECORD IN BOOK 2900, PAGES 29-32, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR SAID COUNTY, TO WHICH PLAN REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE LEGAL DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO TODD A. APPLEBY, UNMARRIED, BY WARRANTY DEED FROM JOHN J. CZERNOCZKY, UNMARRIED, AND MIHAELA MARES, MARRIED, DATED 11/20/07, RECORDED IN BOOK _ _ , PAGE _ _ , IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. 20071120-0136038 Parcel ID: 10709003400 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 1903 MARCELLA DRIVE, NASHVILLE, TN 37217. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): TODD A. APPLEBY AKA TODD APPLEBY OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48060 2013-04-18 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated October 14, 2005, executed by MARIA ESPERANZA ARIAS, conveying certain real property therein described to RECON TRUST COMPANY, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded November 1, 2005, at Instrument Number 20051101-0131718; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2005-80CB, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-80CB who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A.§ 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the DAVIDSON County courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the DAVIDSON Courthouse, located in Nashville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: THE FOLLOWING LAND LOCATED IN THE COUNTY OF DAVIDSON, STATE OF TENNESSEE, TO WIT: BEING LOT NO. 68, MEADOW WOODS, SECTION FOUR (4) RECORDED IN INSTRUMENT NUMBER #200106050058115, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE TO WHICH PLAT REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE LEGAL DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED FROM JERRY BUTLER BUILDERS, L.L.C. TO MARIA ESPERANZA ARIAS BY DEED RECORDED 9/6/02, AT INSTRUMENT NUMBER 20020906-0108304 IN THE REGISTERS OFFICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. ADDRESS 1613 SOULSHINE PL; ANTIOCH, TN 030131177. TAX MAP OR PARCEL ID NO.: 164-16-0-A104. Parcel ID: 164-16-0-A104 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 1613 SOULSHINE PL, ANTIOCH, TN 37013. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): MARIA ESPERANZA ARIAS OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: SunTrust Bank The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48064 2013-04-18 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated September 26, 2007, executed by ANN C HASSETT, ROBERT T HASSETT, conveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT M. WILSON, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded September 28, 2007, at Instrument Number 20070928-0115866; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Front Entrance of the Historic Courthouse located at 1 Public Square , located in Nashville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 3 ON THE PLAN OF WOODMONT PARK, OF RECORD IN BOOK 547, PAGE 148, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH PLAN REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A COMPLETE AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION THEREOF. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO ANN C. HASSETT AND HUSBAND, ROBERT T. HASSETT BY DEED FROM BARBARA T. DAVIS RECORDED OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT NO. 200709280115865, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY,TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 11608013500 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 3908 WOODMONT BLVD, NASHVILLE, TN 37215. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): ANN C HASSETT, ROBERT T HASSETT OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: ASSET ACCEPTANCE, LLC, MIDLAND FUNDING, LLC AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO GE MONEY BANK The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48215 2013-04-18 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated February 23, 2005, executed by MARITA JANE MADDOX , DAVID L. MADDOX,

FORECLOSURES

conveying certain real property therein described to Charles E. Tonkin, II, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded March 8, 2005, at Instrument Number 20050308-0025833; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to The Bank Of New York Mellon fka The Bank Of New York, As Trustee For The Certificateholders CWABS, Inc., Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2005- 2 who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A.s 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the DAVIDSON County courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the DAVIDSON Courthouse, located in Nashville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 30, ON THE PLAN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW, SECTION 1, REVISION ONE, OF RECORD IN BOOK 9700, PAGES 562 AND 563, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR SAID COUNTY, TO WHICH PLAN REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO DAVID L. MADDOX AND WIFE, MARITA JANE MADDOX BY DEED FROM CENTER HOMES DATED 3-31-98, OF RECORD IN BOOK 10876, PAGE 838, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. SUBJECT TO ALL EASEMENTS, RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS AND CONDITIONS, AND OTHER MATTERS OF RECORD, INCLUDING ALL ITEMS SET OUT ON ANY APPLICABLE PLAT OF RECORD. Parcel ID: 172 06 0A 020 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 6081 Frontier Drive, Nashville, TN 37211. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): MARITA JANE MADDOX , DAVID L. MADDOX OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: Internal Revenue Service (TN) The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. In addition this sale shall be subject to the right of redemption by the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 7425(d)(1) by reason of the following tax lien(s) of record in: Instrument No. 20100329-0023167. Notice of the sale has been given to the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA in accordance with 26 U.S.C. 7425(b). In addition this sale shall be subject to the right of redemption by the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 7425(d)(1) by reason of the following tax lien(s) of record in: Instrument No. 20120127-0007626. Notice of the sale has been given to the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA in accordance with 26 U.S.C. 7425(b). THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48276 2013-04-18 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated November 14, 2005, executed by GABRIELLE D. BOOKER A/K/A GABRIELLE BOOKER, conveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT M WILSON JR, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded December 1, 2005, at Instrument Number 20051201-0144354; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-16 who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Front Entrance of the Historic Courthouse located at 1 Public Square , located in Nashville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: A CERTAIN TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, STATE OF TENNESSEE, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS TO WIT: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 27, MAYNOR PLACE SUBDIVISION AS OF RECORD IN BOOK 843, PAGE 24, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR SAID COUNTY. SAID LOT NO. 27 FRONTS 60 FEET ON THE SOUTHERLY SIDE OF MAYNOR DRIVE AND RUNS BACK 149.9 FEET ON THE WESTERLY LINE AND 151 FEET ON THE EASTERLY LINE TO A DEAD LINE IN THE REAR, ON WHICH IT MEASURES 60 FEET. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO ROBERT F. DAVIS AND WIFE MARY NELL DAVIS BY WARRANTY DEED FROM JOHN T. BROWN AND WIFE, CAROLYN SUE BROWN IN BOOK 2863, PAGE 108, DATED 1/15/59, AND RECORDED 1/20/59 DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE REGISTER`S OFFICE. BEING FURTHER CONVEYED TO GABRIELLE BOOKER BY DEED FROM ROBERT F. DAVIS AND WIFE MARY NEIL DAVIS DATED NOVEMBER 14, 2005 AND RECORDED 12 - 1 - 05, IN INSTRUMENT NO. 20051201-0144353 REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY PROPERTY ALSO KNOWN AS: 902-1/2 MAYNOR AVENUE, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE 37207 Parcel ID: 07206004800 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 902 1/2 MAYNOR AVE, NASHVILLE, TN 37216. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): GABRIELLE D. BOOKER A/K/A GABRIELLE BOOKER OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48353 2013-04-18 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated December 27, 2005, executed by SUZANNE G RAY AKA SUZANNE RAY AND STEPHEN RAY, conveying certain real property therein described to Ernest B. Williams IV, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded December 29, 2005, at Instrument Number 20051229-0156347; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-ABC1 who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Front Entrance of the Historic Courthouse located at 1 Public Square , located in Nashville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LOCATED IN THE 7DA-44755 CIVIL DISTRICT OF DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE BEING LOT NOS. 30 AND 31 ON THE PLAN OF SHARBER`S HARDING PLACE SUBDIVISION, NOT OF RECORD, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING IN THE SOUTH MARGIN OF TRIMBLE ROAD AT THE CORNER OF LOTS NO. 29, AND 30; THENCE ALONG THE MARGIN OF SAID ROAD, EAST 200 FEET 10 INCHES TO THE CORNER OF LOTS NO. 31 AND 32; THENCE SOUTH ALONG THE LINE BETWEEN THESE LOTS, 325 FEET TO THE CORNER OF SAID LOTS AND LOTS NO. 5 AND 6; THENCE WEST ALONG THE LINE BETWEEN LOTS NO.6, 7, 30 AND 31, 200 FEET TO A CORNER OF LOT NO. 29 AND 8; THENCE NORTH ALONG THE LINE BETWEEN LOTS 29 AND 30, 341 FEET TO THE BEGINNING. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO STEPHEN RAY AND WIFE, SUZANNE RAY FROM OAKLEY S. RAY, AN ONE-HALF (1/2) UNDIVIDED INTEREST AS TENANT IN COMMON AND KATHLEEN W. RAY, AN ONE-HALF UNDIVIDED INTEREST AS TENANT IN COMMON, BY WARRANTY DEED OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT NUMBER 20051229-0156346 IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE OF

DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 130-08-94.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 3809 TRIMBLE ROAD, NASHVILLE, TN 37212. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): SUZANNE G RAY AKA SUZANNE RAY AND STEPHEN RAY OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: Community West Bank, Household Finance Center Inc., UNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA), HOUSEHOLD FINANCIAL CENTER INC. The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48354 2013-04-18 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated November 19, 2004, executed by John A. Dobbins aka John Dobbins, Shawna L. Dobbins aka Shawna Dobbins, conveying certain real property therein described to Arnold M. Weiss , as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded January 11, 2005, at Instrument Number 20050111-0004007 (also see Scrivener`s Affidavit at Instr# 20120420-0033963); and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-15 who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Front Entrance of the Historic Courthouse located at 1 Public Square , located in Nashville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 328 ON THE PLAN OF WATERFALLS PARK, SECTION 8, OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 4175, PAGE 93, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH PLAT REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JOHN A. DOBBINS AND WIFE, SHAWNA L. DOBBINS BY DEED FROM JIMMY D. TROSPER, UNMARRIED, DATED NOVEMBER 19,2004, OF RECORD AS INSTRUMENT NO. 20050111.0004006 REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 096160084.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 3264 Niagara Dr, NASHVILLE, TN 37214. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): John A. Dobbins aka John Dobbins, Shawna L. Dobbins aka Shawna Dobbins OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: Gault Financial, LLC The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48357 2013-04-18 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated January 26, 2009, executed by JOEY MARTIN, PAMELA MARTIN, conveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT M. WILSON, JR, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded February 9, 2009, at Instrument Number 20090209-0011357; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A.§ 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the DAVIDSON County courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the DAVIDSON Courthouse, located in Nashville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 337 ON THE PLAN OF SECTION 3, HARPETH VALLEY PARK, OF RECORD IN BOOK 4175, PAGE 15, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR SAID COUNTY, TO WHICH PLAN REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE LEGAL DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO MELINDA J. CURRAN AND HUSBAND, ROBERT W. HOLUBESKO BY DEED FROM DENNIS W. MOORE AND WIFE, EMILY E. MOORE OF RECORD IN BOOK 10168, PAGE 20 ON 08/22/1996 AND FILED. FOR RECORD ON 08/26/1996, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY. . . BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO MELINDA J. CURRAN BY DEED FROM ROBERT W. HOLUBESKO OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT 200301150006807 ON 01/09/2003 AND FILED FOR RECORD ON 01/15/2003, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY. . . BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JOEY MARTIN AND WIFE, PAMELA MARTIN BY DEED FROM MELINDA J. CURRAN OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT 200808110082654 ON 08/04/2008 AND FILED FOR RECORD ON 08/11/2008, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY. Parcel ID: 14214010900 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 740 MYHR DR, NASHVILLE, TN 37221. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): JOEY MARTIN, PAMELA MARTIN OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: CACH LLC, Internal Revenue Service (TN), Andrea Jefferson, Terry Jefferson, Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC assignee of GE Money Bank, FSB ROOMS TO GO, c/o McLemore & edington, PLLC The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. In addition this sale shall be subject to the right of redemption by the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 7425(d)(1) by reason of the following tax lien(s) of record in: 20111011-0078762. Notice of the sale has been given to the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA in accordance with 26 U.S.C. 7425(b). In addition this sale shall be subject to the right of redemption by the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 7425(d)(1) by reason of the following tax lien(s) of record in: 20110916-0071898. Notice of the sale has been given to the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA in accordance with 26 U.S.C. 7425(b). In addition this sale shall be subject to the right of redemption by the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 7425(d)(1) by reason of the following tax lien(s) of record in: 20121022-0096406. Notice of the sale has been given to the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA in accordance with 26 U.S.C. 7425(b). THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48373 2013-04-18 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated December 13, 2006, executed by FRANCIS G. FUZZELL, MARY ANN E. BYRD A/K/A MARYANN E. FUZZELL, conveying certain real property

therein described to TRI STATE LAND TITLE, A TN LIMITED LISBILITY COMPANY, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded December 21, 2006, at Instrument Number 20061221-0157594; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A.s 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the DAVIDSON County Courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the DAVIDSON Courthouse, located in Nashville Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: A CERTAIN CONDOMINIUM APARTMENT KNOWN AS UNIT NO. 2506 OF THE HORIZONTAL PROPERTY REGIME OF VIRIDIAN CONDOMUNIUM PURSUANT TO MASTER DEED OF RECORD AS INSTRUMENT NO. 20061004- 0122833 AND ADDENDUM OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT NO. 20061004-0122834, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH REFERENCED IS MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO FRANCIS G. FUZZELL AND WIFE, MARY ANN E. BYRD BY DEED FROM VIRIDIAN DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC, A TENNESSEE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT NO. 20061221-0157593, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 093061J23300C0 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 415 CHURCH ST UNIT 2506, NASHVILLE, TN 37219. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): FRANCIS G. FUZZELL, MARY ANN E. BYRD A/K/A MARYANN E. FUZZELL OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: Hood Industries, Inc., Main Street Liquors, Inc., Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Countrywide Bank, N.A., Reliant Bank, TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, Wilsonart-International The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. In addition this sale shall be subject to the right of redemption by the TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, TAX ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, pursuant to T.C.A.. 67-1-1433C(1) by reason of the following tax lien(s) of record in: Instrument No. 20120511-0040933. Notice of the sale has been given to the State of Tennessee in accordance with T.C.A.67-1-1433b(1). THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48378 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 2013-05-09

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OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48459 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 2013-05-16 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated April 24, 2009, executed by DANIEL L STUDER, THERESA STUDER, conveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT WILSON, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded May 8, 2009, at Instrument Number 20090508-0042606; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: A CERTAIN TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, STATE OF TENNESSEE, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: BEING LOT NO. 162, ON THE PLAN OF HERMITAGE HILLS, OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 2900, PAGE 48 AND 49, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH PLAN REFERENCE IS MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS IN BOOK 3864, PAGE 441. SUBJECT TO ANY GOVERNMENTAL ZONING AND SUBDIVISION ORDINANCES OR REGULATIONS IN EFFECT THEREON. SUBJECT TO ANY CONVENANTS, CONDITIONS, RESTRICTIONS, RESERVATIONS OR EASEMENTS OF RECORD. FOR PRIOR DEED REFERENCE SEE INSTRUMENT # 20060810-0098618 IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. TAX ID# 075-13-0-208.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 309 BONNACROFT DR. HERMITAGE, TN 37076 Parcel ID: 07513020800 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 309 BONNACROFT DR, HERMITAGE, TN 37076. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): DANIEL L STUDER, THERESA STUDER OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48473 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 2013-05-16

O OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. RubinR Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500A Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.phpWHEREAS Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48634 2013-04-25 ME ON FKA TH 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 THE CERT F C ASSET BACKED w NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, termsF w and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated October 28, 2005, R executed by JERRY W CLEMENTS JR., JURANN M T CLEMENTS, conveying certain real property therein described toS O FORSYTHE TITLE & ESCROW SERVICES, as Trustee, asR same appears of record in the Register's Office of DavidsonTHEREFORE County, Tennessee recorded November 4, 2005, at Instrument R Number 20051104-0133557; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to m THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW AM YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE P CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS INC.,S m ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-BC3 who is w now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the RightON Y T to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was givenC in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, theTENNESSEE BE undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed asHOR ZONTA PR Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in theS TE P AN SEC Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW,RECORD N P A PAGE THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that theTO WH CH REFE undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or hisAND ACCURATE duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authoritySAME PROPERT vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 23,S NG E PERSON 2013 at 11:00 AM at the DAVIDSON County Courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at theCOUNTY P DAVIDSON Courthouse, located in Nashville Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder forROAD NASHV L cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property w situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 70 ONOWNER S EN THE MAP OF BLAIR HEIGHTS, SECTION 6, OF RECORD INPART ES C BOOK 2331, PAGE 98, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. SAID LOT NO. 70 FRONTS 120 FEET m ON THE EASTERLY SIDE OF GIBSON DRIVE AND RUNS m BACK BETWEEN LINES 252.51 FEET ON THE SOUTHERLY m LINE AND 256.74 FEET ON THE NORTHERLY LINE TO A T DEAD LINE IN THE REAR MEASURING 120.08 FEETm THEREON. Parcel ID: 051 04 0 012.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: T The street address of the property is believed to be 621 GIBSONS DRIVE, MADISON, TN 37115. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the m m property, the legal description shall control. 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NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated October 2, 2008, executed by LORI NICHOLE BLACKFOX FKA LORI NICHOLE SWANCEY, JEREMY SCOTTIE BLACKFOX, conveying certain real property therein described to BOB ARMSTRONG, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded October 30, 2008, at Instrument Number 20081030-0108403; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: SITUATED IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, STATE OF TENNESSEE: BEING LOT NO. 51 OF PHASE 2, VILLAGES OF LONG HUNTER, A PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT OF RECORD IN PLAT INSTRUMENT 20020515-0059732, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH PLAT REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE ACCURATE AND COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. THE DERIVATION OF SAME BEING: THE SAME BEING PROPERTY CONVEYED BY DEED EXECUTED BY OLE SOUTH PROPERTIES, INC., ON 8-2-2002, AS RECORDED ON 9-15-2002 AT BOOK/LIBER, PAGE/FOLIO, INSTRUMENT NO. 20020916-0112102 IN THE LAND RECORDS OF DAVIDSON COUNTY. PARCEL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 151-10-0-A-126.00CO Parcel ID: 151-10-0-A126.00CO PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 1017 WINDSOR BROOK PL, ANTIOCH, TN 37013. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): LORI NICHOLE BLACKFOX FKA LORI NICHOLE SWANCEY, JEREMY SCOTTIE BLACKFOX OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48450 2013-04-18 2013-04-25 2013-05-02

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S SALE TENNESSEE, DAVIDSON COUNTY DEFAULT having been made in the terms, conditions and payments provided in certain Deed of Trust executed by Edgar Hunter and Lorraine Marie Hunter to FMLS, Inc., Trustee dated June 11, 2003 in the amount of $81,900.00, and recorded in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee in Instrument No. 20030701-0091050, ("Deed of Trust"); and, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust having been last transferred to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association by assignment; and, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, as the current holder of said Deed of Trust (the "Holder"), has appointed as Substitute Trustee the undersigned, , any of whom may act, by instrument filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; therefore, NOTICE is hereby given that the entire amount of said indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Holder, and the undersigned as Substitute Trustee, or a duly appointed attorney or agents by virtue of the power and authority vested by the Appointment of Substitute Trustee, will on Thursday, May 30, 2013 commencing at 12:00 PM at 501 Broadway at the front of Sommet Center, formerly known as Gaylord Entertainment Center, Nashville, Tennessee; sell to the highest bidder for cash, immediately at the close of sale, the following property to-wit: Land in Davidson County, Tennessee, being Lot No. 120 on the Plan of Haynes Park Subdivision, Section 3, of record in Book 4460, Page 185, Registers Office for said County. Said Lot No. 120 fronts 99.00 feet on the Southeasterly margin of Kingview Drive and extends back 137.59 feet on the Northeasterly line and 113.00 feet on the Southwesterly line to a dead line in rear, measuring 66.56 feet thereon. Parcel ID No.: 058-16-0-076.00 Map & Parcel No.: 058-16-0-076.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 313 Kingview Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37218 CURRENT OWNER(S): Edgar S. Hunter SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDERS: Arrow Financial Services, LLC OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, however, the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The sale will be held subject to any unpaid taxes, assessments, rights-of-way, easements, protective covenants or restrictions, liens, and other superior matters of record which may affect said property; as well as any prior liens or encumbrances as well as priority created by a fixture filing; and/or any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. If the U.S. Department of Treasury/IRS, the State of Tennessee Department of Revenue, or the State of Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development are listed as Interested Parties in the advertisement, then the Notice of this foreclosure is being given to them and the sale will be subject to the applicable governmental entities` right to redeem the property, as required by 26 U.S.C s 7425 and T.C.A. s 67-1-1433. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Deed of Trust. The notice requirements of T.C.A. s35-5-117 were satisfied prior to the first publication of the Notice of Substitute Trustee`s Sale. Substitute Trustee reserves the right to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. MCC TN, LCC 3525 Piedmont Road NE, Six Piedmont Center, Suite 700 Atlanta, GA 30305 (404) 373-1612 www.mccurdycandler.com File No. 13-01781 /FHLMC Ad Run Dates: 4/18/2013, 4/25/2013, and 5/2/2013 THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Ad #48480 2013-04-18 2013-04-25 2013-05-02

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated June 30, 2005, executed by LYNECE BENTON, conveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT M. WILSON JR, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded July 15, 2005, at Instrument Number 20050715-0082282; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. s 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on June 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUTNY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 3 ON THE MAP OF J.A. DEMONTBREUN`S RESUBDIVISION OF CERTAIN LOTS IN R.N. DUDLEY`S 30 ACRE TRACT AS OF RECORD IN BOOK 974, PAGE 68, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR SAID COUNTY. SAID LOT NO. 3 FRONTS 60 FEET ON THE NORTHERLY SIDE OF WILLIAMS FERRY ROAD AND RUNS BACK 178.6 FEET ON THE WESTERLY LINE AND 179.9 FEET ON THE EASTERLY LINE TO AN ALLEY, MEASURING 60 FEET THEREON. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO LYNECE BENTON, A SINGLE WOMAN, BY DEED OF RECORD AS INSTRUMENT #20050715-0082281, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 072 07 0 278.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 1421 MCGAVOCK PIKE, NASHVILLE, TN 37216. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): LYNECE BENTON OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: W.S. Badcock Corp. The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated September 26, 2011, executed by GERALDINE W MURPHY aka GERALDINE WILSON MURPHY, conveying certain real property therein described to CHARLES E. TONKIN, II, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded October 3, 2011, at Instrument Number 20111003-0076236; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 23, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the DAVIDSON County Courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the DAVIDSON Courthouse, located in Nashville Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: BEING LOT NO.1, ON THE PLAN OF CURTIS HILL SUBDIVISION, OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT 20060802-0094058, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, TO WHICH PLAT REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO GERALDINE WILSON MURPHY, AN UNMARRIED PERSON, BY DEED OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT 20080506-0046671, DATED APRIL 30, 2008, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR SAID COUNTY. GERALDINE W. MURPHY AND GERALDINE WILSON MURPHY BEING ONE IN THE SAME PERSON. Parcel ID: 070090A00100 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 3301 CURTIS HILL COURT, NASHVILLE, TN 37218. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): GERALDINE W MURPHY aka GERALDINE WILSON MURPHY OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon NOT CE OF SUB announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of NOT CE OF SUBST TUTE TRUSTEE S SA E WHEREAS m m TODD Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will D T A sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold ENN FER C BATES as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, D X E W TH ARNO D M WE SS T including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM T m IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION ATTORNEY

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PURPOSE. RubinRegister's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded in Street, Suite 500August 30, 2004, at Instrument Number 20040830-0104224; and roperty-listings.phpWHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last 48634 2013-04-25transferred and assigned to THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-10 who is now SALE WHEREAS,the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to e covenants, termsForeclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in October 28, 2005,accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the JR., JURANN Mundersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as herein described toSubstitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the S, as Trustee, asRegister's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, Office of DavidsonTHEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire 005, at Instrumentindebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the AS, the beneficialundersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his ed and assigned toduly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority HE BANK OF NEWvested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 23, NEFIT OF THE2013 at 10:00 AM at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One CWABS INC.,Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201, proceed to sell at public 2006-BC3 who isoutcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds Notice of the RightONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson 5-5-117, was givenCounty, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, WHEREAS, theTENNESSEE, BEING ALL OF UNIT NO. 10, LOT NO. 17 IN A been appointed asHORIZONTAL PROPERTY REGIME AS SHOWN ON THE for record in theSITE PLAN, SECTION 2, PHASE IV, QUAIL VALLEY, OF Tennessee. NOW,RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 5800, PAGE 69 & 70, AND BOOK that the entire5200, PAGE 383, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR SAID COUNTY, yable, and that theTO WHICH REFERENCE IS MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE titute Trustee or hisAND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF SAID LOT. BEING THE duty and authoritySAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JENNIFER C. BATES, A tee will, on May 23,SINGLE PERSON BY DEED OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT y Courthouse door#200012070120797, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR SAID arily held at theCOUNTY. Parcel ID: 108 8D 10 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The hville Tennessee,street address of the property is believed to be 1214 QUAIL and best bidder forROAD, NASHVILLE, TN 37214. In the event of any discrepancy described propertybetween this street address and the legal description of the to wit: LAND INproperty, the legal description shall control. CURRENT G LOT NO. 70 ONOWNER(S): JENNIFER C. BATES OTHER INTERESTED 6, OF RECORD INPARTIES: Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. The sale of the E FOR DAVIDSONabove-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on RONTS 120 FEETany recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, RIVE AND RUNSeasements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior THE SOUTHERLYliens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture ERLY LINE TO Afiling; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises NG 120.08 FEETmight disclose. This property is being sold with the express PERTY ADDRESS:reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or to be 621 GIBSONSubstitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The of any discrepancyright is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, description of thetime, and place certain without further publication, upon ontrol. CURRENTannouncement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. R., JURANN MAll right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, IES: Citifinancial ,homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of s, Inc., acting solelyTrust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will ., Specialized Loansell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold ed property shall beas is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, d plat; any unpaidincluding fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM r set-back lines thatIS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION brances as well asOBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin any matter that anLublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 se. This property isMemphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php at it is subject toTel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48745 2013-04-25 e. This sale may be2013-05-02 2013-05-09 adjourn the day of tain without further and place for theNOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, mption, statutory ordefault has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms ssly waived in saidand conditions of a Deed of Trust dated October 30, 2007, be good, but theexecuted by SALVADOR ISRAEL LOZANO CACERES, stitute Trustee. Theconveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT M. representations orWILSON, JR. , as Trustee, as same appears of record in the a particular use orRegister's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded G TO COLLECT ANovember 5, 2007, at Instrument Number 20071105-0130276; LL BE USED FORand WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was Substitute Trusteelast transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who phis, TN 38103is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the : (877) 813-0992Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was 04-25 2013-05-02given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, SALE WHEREAS,THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire e covenants, termsindebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the 3, 2010, executedundersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his al property thereinduly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority OW, as Trustee, asvested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 23, Office of Davidson2013 at 10:00 AM at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One 10, at InstrumentSymphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201, proceed to sell at public AS, the beneficialoutcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ed and assigned toONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson owner of said debt;County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, eclose, if requiredTENNESSEE, BEING IN LOT NO. 128 ON THE MAP OF n accordance withSECTION IV, HAYWOOD ACRES, OF RECORD IN BOOK igned,Rubin Lublin2900, PAGE 93, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON bstitute Trustee byCOUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH REFERENCE IS egister's Office ofHEREBY MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION EFORE, notice isTHEREOF. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO been declared dueSALVADOR ISREAL LOZANO-CACERES, AN UNMARRIED n Lublin TN, PLLC,MAN, BY WARRANTY DEED, FROM LINDA MCLEOD, OF ent, by virtue of theRECORD IN INSTRUMENT NO. 20071105-0130275 posed upon saidREGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, 10:00 AM at theTENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 14806000600 PROPERTY Symphony Place,ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be outcry to the highest239 MARGO LN, NASHVILLE, TN 37211. In the event of any ONLY, the followingdiscrepancy between this street address and the legal description nty, Tennessee, toof the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT NESSEE, BEINGOWNER(S): Marta Alicia Gomez-Amaya OTHER INTERESTED MAP ENTITLEDPARTIES: INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (TN) The sale of the RECORD IN PLATabove-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on S OFFICE FORany recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, O WHICH PLANeasements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior ORE COMPLETEliens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture BEING THE SAMEfiling; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises RNETT, A SINGLEmight disclose. This property is being sold with the express , AN UNMARRIEDreservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or TRUMENT NO.Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The FOR DAVIDSONright is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, 00200 PROPERTYtime, and place certain without further publication, upon ty is believed to beannouncement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. 138. In the event ofAll right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, ess and the legalhomestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of ption shall control.Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will RNETT OTHERsell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold e above-describedas is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, n on any recordedincluding fitness for a particular use or purpose. In addition this ants, easements orsale shall be subject to the right of redemption by the UNITED any prior liens orSTATES OF AMERICA, pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 7425(d)(1) by d by a fixture filing;reason of the following tax lien(s) of record in: Instrument Number he premises might20091028-0099559. Notice of the sale has been given to the express reservationUNITED STATES OF AMERICA in accordance with 26 U.S.C. nder or Substitute7425(b). THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A time. The right isDEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR ther day, time, andTHAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee n announcement at119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 All right and equitywww.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 ead, and dower areFax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48757 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 e title is believed to2013-05-09 d convey only as , where is, without luding fitness for aNOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, ATTEMPTING TOdefault has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms BTAINED WILL BEand conditions of a Deed of Trust dated May 25, 2007, executed Lublin TN, PLLC,by WALTER LANGLEY AKA WALTER H. LANGLEY, ANNIE 500 Memphis, TNLANGLEY, conveying certain real property therein described to s.php Tel: (877)AMERICAN TITLE COMPANY, as Trustee, as same appears of 8658 2013-04-25record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded June 18, 2007, at Instrument Number 20070618-0072899; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to U.S. SALE WHEREAS,BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR e covenants, termsTRUSTEE TO BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR TO January 21, 2009,LASALLE BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MERRILL EGORY SPARKS,LYNCH FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, rtain real propertyMORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, JR., as Trustee, asSERIES 2007-4 who is now the owner of said debt; and Office of DavidsonWHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant 009, at Instrumentto T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee AS, the beneficiallaw; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, ed and assigned tohaving been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be owner of said debt;filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, eclose, if requiredTennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the n accordance withentire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that igned,Rubin Lublinthe undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or bstitute Trustee byhis duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and egister's Office ofauthority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, EFORE, notice ison May 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Schermerhorn Symphony been declared dueCenter, One Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201, proceed to n Lublin TN, PLLC,sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or ent, by virtue of thecertified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in posed upon saidDavidson County, Tennessee, to wit: PROPERTY BEING t 11:00 AM at theKNOWN AS 920 SPLIT OAK DRIVE, ANTIOCH, TN 37013, e foreclosure salesAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LAND IN THE DAVIDSON rthouse, located inCOUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 80 ON THE PLAN ublic outcry to theOF OAKWOOD SUBDIVISION. PHASE II, SECTION I, OF d funds ONLY, theRECORD IN BOOK 7900, PAGE 126, REGISTER`S OFFICE Davidson County,FOR DAVIDSION COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH PLAN UNTY, TN, BEINGREFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE ODS SECTION 13,AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME GE 598 AND 599,PROPERTY CONVEYED TO WALTER LANGLEY BY TO WHICH PLANWARRANTY DEED FROM PATRICK A. THOMAS AND WIFE, ORE COMPLETEPAMELA A, THOMAS AND HAROLD A. LOGAN AND WIFE, ERTY CONVEYEDLUE LOGAN DATED 09/28/04 AND FILED FOR RECORD ON VID SPARKS BY10/01/04 OR RECORD IN INSTRUMENT #200410010118792, RKS RECORDEDSAID REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, ISTER`S OFFICETENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 14902009100 PROPERTY EE. Parcel ID:ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be The street address920 SPLIT OAK DR, ANTIOCH, TN 37013. In the event of any CT, NASHVILLE,discrepancy between this street address and the legal description between this streetof the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT property, the legalOWNER(S): WALTER LANGLEY AKA WALTER H. LANGLEY WNER(S): DAVIDOTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: OAKWOOD HOMEOWNDIANE HENDRENERS ASSOCIATION, INC. ANNIE LANGLEY The sale of the ES: HSBC Bankabove-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on d property shall beany recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, d plat; any unpaideasements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior r set-back lines thatliens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture brances as well asfiling; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises any matter that anmight disclose. This property is being sold with the express se. This property isreservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or at it is subject toSubstitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The e. This sale may beright is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, adjourn the day oftime, and place certain without further publication, upon tain without furtherannouncement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. and place for theAll right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, mption, statutory orhomestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of ssly waived in saidTrust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will be good, but thesell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold stitute Trustee. Theas is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, representations orincluding fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM a particular use orIS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION G TO COLLECT AOBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin LL BE USED FORLublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Substitute TrusteeMemphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php phis, TN 38103Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48764 2013-04-25 : (877) 813-09922013-05-02 2013-05-09 04-25 2013-05-02

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms SALE WHEREAS,and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated September 3, 2008, e covenants, termsexecuted by TODD F WECKER, conveying certain real property August 18, 2004,therein described to ROBERT M WILSON, as Trustee, as same eying certain realappears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, RNOLD M. WEISS,Tennessee recorded September 5, 2008, at Instrument Number s of record in the20080905-0091035; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of

said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 780, ON THE PLAN OF THE REVISION TO LOTS 618 THROUGH 624, LENOX VILLAGE, SECTION TWO, PHASE 8, OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT NO. 20071106-0130836, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR SAID COUNTY, TO WHICH PLAN REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO TODD F. WECKER, UNMARRIED BY DEED FROM REGENT HOMES, LLC, A TENNESSEE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT NO. 200809050091034, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 173 09 OA 826.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 2669 AVERY PARK DR, NASHVILLE, TN 37211. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): TODD F WECKER OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: LENOX VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, INC. The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48768 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated February 15, 2008, executed by MILLICENT JOLLY AKA MILLICENT MARSHALL, MICHAEL JOLLY, conveying certain real property therein described to CHARLES B. GRIFFITH , as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded February 27, 2008, at Instrument Number 20080227-0019239; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN THE 11TH CIVIL DISTRICT OF DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 97 ON THE PLAN OF SHERRY HEIGHTS, SECTION 3, AS OF RECORD IN BOOK 2331, PAGES 126 AND 127, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. SAID LOT NO. 97 FRONTS 101 FEET ON THE WESTERLY SIDE OF PORT DRIVE AND EXTENDS BACK 304.3 FEET ON THE SOUTHERLY LINE AND 349.3 FEET ON THE NORTHERLY LINE TO A DEAD LINE, MEASURING 147 FEET THEREON. DESCRIPTION IS THE SAME AS IN THE PREVIOUS DEED OF RECORD. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO MILLICENT JOLLY AND MICHAEL JOLLY, WIFE AND HUSBAND, AS JOINT TENANTS WITH RIGHTS OF SURVIVORSHIP BY QUITCLAIM DEED FROM MILLICENT JOLLY F/K/A MILLICENT MARSHALL, A MARRIED WOMAN, RECORDED ON THE 15TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2006 IN INSTRUMENT NO. 20060915-0114581, IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 42-13-67-00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 136 PORT DRIVE, MADISON, TN 37115. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): MILLICENT JOLLY AKA MILLICENT MARSHALL, MICHAEL JOLLY OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48798 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated February 12, 2009, executed by COURTNEY V. SCHMIDT, DAN SCHMIDT, conveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT WILSON, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded February 24, 2009, at Instrument Number 20090224-0016035; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the DAVIDSON County Courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the DAVIDSON Courthouse, located in Nashville Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 22 ON THE PLAN OF CHARLESTON SQUARE, SECTION 1, OF RECORD IN BOOK 4860, PAGES 37 & 38, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: SAID LOT NO. 22 FRONTS 133.76 FEET ON THE WESTERLY SIDE OF BRYAN HOUSE DRIVE AND EXTENDS BACK 138.0 FEET ON THE NORTHERLY LINE AND 159.6 FEET ON THE SOUTHERLY LINE TO A DEAD LINE IN THE REAR MEASURING 83 FEET THEREON. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO COURTNEY SCHMIDT, A SINGLE WOMAN, BY DEED FROM JACK EDWARD MENCER AND WIFE, LINDA CHERYL MENCER DATED FEBRUARY 12, 2009 OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT NO. 20090224-0016034, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. (RECORDED SIMULTANEOUSLY HEREWITH.) Parcel ID: 01807008600 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 106 BRYAN HOUSE DR, GOODLETTSVILLE, TN 37072. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): COURTNEY V. SCHMIDT, DAN SCHMIDT OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48811 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 2013-05-16 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated November 17, 2005, executed by ROBERT JOSEPH GAMBLE, SR, conveying certain real property therein described to NASHVILLE TITLE, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded November 22, 2005, at Instrument Number 20051122-0141045; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. s 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of

FORECLOSURES Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on June 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: BEING UNIT NO. L55 AS SHOWN ON THE PLAT OF QUAIL CREEK OF RECORD IN BOOK 6328, PAGES 89-93, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS OF THE QUAIL CREEK HOMEOWNER`S ASSOCIATION, ALL AS DESCRIBED IN BOOK 6328, PAGE 44, ET SEQ, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO ROBERT J. GAMBLE, SR, UNMARRIED, BY DEED FROM PAUL C. MARKEE, TRUSTEE OF THE CONRAD L. MARKEE REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST, ON NOVEMBER 20, 2003, OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT NUMBER 20031125-0170874, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 051 15 0A 055.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 420 WALTON LANE #L-55, MADISON, TN 37115. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): ESTATE AND/OR HEIRS-AT-LAW OF ROBERT JOSEPH GAMBLE, SR, VIRGINIA ELAM GAMBLE OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The Quail Creek HOA The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48823 2013-04-25 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated April 28, 2006, executed by ELIZABETH T HARRIS, STEWART H HARRIS, conveying certain real property therein described to Larry A. Weissman, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded May 11, 2006, at Instrument Number 20060511-0055533; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas As Trustee RALI 2006-QS9 who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on May 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the DAVIDSON County Courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the DAVIDSON Courthouse, located in Nashville Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 22, ON THE PLAN OF BURLINGTON SUBDIVISION, AS SHOWN ON PLAT OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 5200, PAGE 404, IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH PLAT REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO STEWART H. HARRIS IN INSTRUMENT NO. 200007030065838, RECORDED 7/3/2000, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 117090C022.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 303 CHARLESGATE PL, NASHVILLE, TN 37215. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): STEWART H HARRIS OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: SUNTRUST BANK ELIZABETH T HARRIS The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #48855 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 2013-05-16 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated July 2, 2008, executed by HELEN E ST. GERMAIN, conveying certain real property therein described to DEBORAH B. NIETO OF KNOX COUNTY, TENNESSEE, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded July 11, 2008, at Instrument Number 20080711-0071568; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on June 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: BEING PART OF LOT 1 (ALSO KNOWN AS PART OF LOTS 21 AND 22) ON THE PLAT OF LOT NO. 10 AND LOTS 21 AND 26, C.W. WALLER`S SUBDIVISION OF JOHN D. ANDERSON HOME PLACE OF RECORD IN BOOK 547, PAGE 6, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 072-05-0/068.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 899 ELVIRA AVENUE, NASHVILLE, TN 37216. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): HELEN E ST. GERMAIN OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #49030 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 2013-05-16 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S SALE TENNESSEE, DAVIDSON COUNTY DEFAULT having been made in the terms, conditions and payments provided in certain Deed of Trust executed by Frances Proctor to Serenity Title & Escrow, Trustee dated June 29, 2001 in the amount of $81,125.00, and recorded in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee in Instrument No. 200107030070657, ("Deed of Trust"); and, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust having been last transferred to The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, National Association fka The Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A. as successor to JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. as Trustee for RAMP 2002RS1 by assignment; and, The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, National Association fka The Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A. as successor to JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. as Trustee for RAMP 2002RS1, as the current holder of said Deed of Trust (the "Holder"), has appointed as Substitute Trustee the undersigned, , any of whom may act, by instrument filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; therefore, NOTICE is hereby given that the entire amount of said indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Holder, and the undersigned as Substitute Trustee, or a duly appointed attorney or agents by virtue of the power and authority vested by the Appointment of Substitute Trustee, will on Thursday, May 23, 2013 commencing at 12:00 PM at 501 Broadway at the front of Sommet Center, formerly known as Gaylord Entertainment Center, Nashville, Tennessee; sell to the highest bidder for cash, immediately at the close of sale, the following property to-wit: Land in Davidson County, Tennessee, being described as follows, to wit: Lot No. 45 on the Plan of Terragon Trails, Section Nine, of record in Plat Book 5200, Page 85, Registers Office for Davidson County, Tennessee, to which plat reference is hereby made for a more complete description. Being the same property conveyed to Grantor herein by deed of even dated being recorded simultaneously herewith in Instrument

No. 20010703-0070656, Registers Office for said County. Parcel Id No.:148-8-231 Map & Parcel No.: 148-8-231 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 4713 Long Branch, Antioch, Tennessee 37013 CURRENT OWNER(S): Frances E. Proctor SUBORDINATE LEINHOLDERS: NA OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: NA All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, however, the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The sale will be held subject to any unpaid taxes, assessments, rights-of-way, easements, protective covenants or restrictions, liens, and other superior matters of record which may affect said property; as well as any prior liens or encumbrances as well as priority created by a fixture filing; and/or any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. If the U.S. Department of Treasury/IRS, the State of Tennessee Department of Revenue, or the State of Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development are listed as Interested Parties in the advertisement, then the Notice of this foreclosure is being given to them and the sale will be subject to the applicable governmental entities` right to redeem the property, as required by 26 U.S.C § 7425 and T.C.A. § 67-1-1433. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Deed of Trust. The notice requirements of T.C.A. §35-5-117 were satisfied prior to the first publication of the Notice of Substitute Trustee`s Sale. Substitute Trustee reserves the right to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. MCC TN, LCC 3525 Piedmont Road NE, Six Piedmont Center, Suite 700 Atlanta, GA 30305 (404) 373-1612 www.mccurdycandler.com File No. 08-12741 /CONV Ad Run Dates: 5/2/2013, 5/9/2013 and 5/16/2013 THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.Ad #49262 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 2013-05-16 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated September 19, 2007, executed by ROSITA SMITH, TIM R. SMITH, conveying certain real property therein described to PRLAP, INC., as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded September 27, 2007, at Instrument Number 20070927-0115515; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on June 6, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the DAVIDSON County Courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the DAVIDSON Courthouse, located in Nashville Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: TRACT NO. I LAND IN THE 7TH, FORMERLY 11 TH CIVIL DISTRICT OF DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING TRACT NO. 3 ON THE PLAN OF PAUL SCHIEL SUBDIVISION NO. 2 OF RECORD IN BOOK 2330, PAGE 68, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE NORTHERLY MARGIN OF ROBERTSON ACADEMY ROAD 20 FEET WESTERLY FROM THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE PROPERTY CONVEYED TO THE CITY OF NASHVILLE BY JOHN H. CHEEK AND WIFE BY DEED OF RECORD IN BOOK 1308, PAGE 142, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE; THENCE WITH THE NORTHERLY MARGIN OF SAID ROBERTSON ACADEMY ROAD WESTWARDLY 120 FEET; THENCE NORTH 8 DEG. 30 MIN. WEST 370 FEET; THENCE EASTWARDLY 145 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE PROPERTY CONVEYED TO THE CITY OF NASHVILLE, BY PAUL W. SCHIEL AND WIFE BY DEED OF RECORD IN BOOK 2039, PAGE 51, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE; THENCE WITH THE WESTERN BOUNDARY LINE OF THE CITY OF NASHVILLE PROPERTY, SOUTH 2 DEG. 15 MIN. WEST 65 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID CITY OF NASHVILLE PROPERTY; THENCE WITH THE LINE OF THE SAID CITY OF NASHVILLE PROPERTY, EASTWARDLY 45 FEET; AND SOUTHWARDLY 300 FEET TO THE BEGINNING, CONTAINING 1.22 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. TRACT NO. II A TRACT OF LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE; SAID TRACT BEING PART OF LOT 3 ON THE PLAN OF JOHN OVERTON`S PROPERTY, OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 421, PAGE 160, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE; SAID TRACT IS SHOWN AS DAVIDSON COUNTY TAX MAP 132-14, PARCEL 70-1, AND AS NASHVILLE ELECTRIC SERVICE DRAWING PSK-1528-A, BEING FURTHER DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT BEING AN IRON PIN ON THE NORTHERN 40 FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY OF ROBERTSON ACADEMY ROAD, SAID POINT BEING THE SOUTHEAST MOST CORNER OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED PROPERTY; THENCE FOLLOWING SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY N 89 DEG. 59 MIN. 00 SEC. W 20.00 FEET TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY N 02 DEG. 15 MIN. 00 SEC. E 300.00 FEET TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE N 89 DEG. 59 MIN. 00 SEC. W 45.00 FEET TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE N 02 DEG. 15 MIN. 00 SEC. E 65.00 FEET TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE S 89 DEG. 59 MIN. 00 SEC. E 65.00 FEET TO AN IRON PIN MARKING THE COMMON CORNER OF PARCELS 71 AND 70.1 OF SAID DAVIDSON COUNTY TAX MAP; THENCE LEAVING SAID COMMON CORNER AND FOLLOWING THE EASTERLY MARGIN OF PARCEL 70.1 S 02 DEG. 15 MIN. 00 SEC. W 365.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; SAID TRACT CONTAINS 10,225 SQUARE FEET OR 0.23 ACRE, MORE OR LESS. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO TIM R. SMITH AND WIFE, ROSITA SMITH BY DEED DATED AUGUST 28, 1996 FROM ODIE LEON MATNEY, UNMARRIED OF RECORD IN BOOK 10171, PAGE 767, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 132-14-0 070.00 & 132-14-0 070.01 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 840 ROBERTSON ACADEMY ROAD, NASHVILLE, TN 37220. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): TIM R. SMITH OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: FIRST RESOLUTION INVESTMENT CORP, TILE CONTRACTORS SUPPLY CO. ROSITA SMITH The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #49659 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 2013-05-16 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated October 31, 2003, executed by GREGORY A. SMILEY, VICKIE C. SMILEY, conveying certain real property therein described to ARNOLD M WEISS, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee recorded November 10, 2003, at Instrument Number 20031110-0164609; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWMBS, INC., CWMBS REFORMING LOAN REMIC TRUST CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-R2 who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register's Office of Davidson County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on June 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: LAND IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, BEING LOT NO. 177 ON THE PLAN OF ASHEFORD CROSSING SECTION THREE AS OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 9700, PAGE 545, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE TO WHICH PLAN REFERENCE IS MADE FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO GREGORY A. SMILEY AND WIFE VICKIE C. SMILEY BY WARRANTY DEED FROM VERONICA LYNN STOCKTON BRYANT OF RECORD IN INSTRUMENT # 200311100164608, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 164-13-180.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 5705 MURPHYWOOD CROSSING, ANTIOCH, TN 37013. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): GREGORY A. SMILEY, VICKIE C. SMILEY OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: Capital One Bank (USA), N.A., SECRETARY OF HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #49882 2013-05-02 2013-05-09 2013-05-16

2 C The Tennessee THURSDAY, MAY 2 -Tribune 8, 2013

CLASSIFIEDS INVITATION TO BIDDERS FOR IMPROVE STORMWATER COLLECTION & TREATMENT SYSTEM MNAA PROJECT NO. 1301 ELECTRONIC BIDS, submitted through www.aerobidz.aero, (or SEALED NONELECTRONIC BIDS, if Bidder has written authorization from MNAA) for furnishing all materials, labor, tools and appurtenances for the construction for the IMPROVE STORMWATER COLLECTION & TREATMENT SYSTEM and other incidental items shall be received by the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, in the Boardroom, 4th Floor, Terminal Building, Nashville International Airport, not later than 2:00 p.m. (local time), June 6, 2013. All bidders must be licensed contractors as required by the Contractor’s Licensing Act of 1994, T.C.A. § 62-6-101 et seq. A Pre-Bid Meeting will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. (local time), May 14, 2013, in the Nashville International Airport, Board Room, 4th Floor, Terminal Building, Nashville, Tennessee. Attendance at this meeting is not mandatory. A one-time tour of the project site will be conducted after the meeting. Copies of the Contract Documents (ITB, Bid Schedule, Attachments, etc.) will be available on May 6, 2013 and may be obtained electronically from www.aerobidz.aero, an online tendering service. The requestor shall pay the cost of the document printing. The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goal established for this project is NINE PERCENT (9%). For information on eligible DBE firms, bidders should contact the Director, Business Diversity Development, (615) 275-1468, or visit http://www.flynashville.com/businessdiversity-development/Pages/default.aspx Further detail concerning this bid may be obtained from the MNAA web site: http:// www.flynashville.com/business-opportunities/ opportunities/Pages/default.aspx INVITATION TO BIDDERS FOR HANGAR REPAIRS MNAA PROJECT NO. 1391 ELECTRONIC BIDS, submitted through www.aerobidz.aero, (or SEALED NONELECTRONIC BIDS, if Bidder has written authorization from MNAA) for furnishing all materials, labor, tools and appurtenances for the Hangar Repairs project and other incidental items shall be received by the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, in the Boardroom, 4th Floor, Terminal Building, Nashville International Airport, not later than 2:00 p.m. (local time), May 23, 2013. All bidders must be licensed contractors as required by the Contractor’s Licensing Act of 1994, T.C.A. § 62-6-101 et seq. A Pre-Bid Meeting will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. (local time), May 7, 2013, in the John C. Tune Airport Terminal, Nashville, Tennessee. Attendance at this meeting is MANDATORY. A one-time tour of the project site will be conducted after the meeting. Copies of the Contract Documents (ITB, Bid Schedule, Attachments, etc.) will be available on May 2, 2013 and may be obtained electronically from www.aerobidz.aero, an online tendering service. The requestor shall pay the cost of the document printing. The Small Minority Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (SMWBE) participation level established for this project is 6.85% combined MBE and/or WBE. For information on eligible SMWBE firms, bidders should contact the Director, Business Diversity Development, (615) 275-1468, or visit www.flynashville.com/ business/minority.aspx. Further detail concerning this bid may be obtained from the MNAA web site: www. flynashville.com/business/ NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS OF THE CITY OF MANCHESTER, CONSTRUCTION BIDS TO BE RECEIVED MAY 28, 2013 TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION GREENWAY EXTENSION ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM FEDERAL PROJECT NO. STP-EN-9207(16) TDOT CONSTRUCTION NO. 16LPLM-F3-009 TDOT PROJECT NO. 112064.00 CITY OF MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE Sealed Bids TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM, FEDERAL PROJECT NO. STP-EN-9207(16), TDOT CONSTRUCTION NO. 16LPLM-F3-009, TDOT PROJECT NO. 112064.00, will be received by the City of Manchester, at their offices in Manchester City Hall located at 200 W. Fort Street, Manchester, TN 37355, until 2:00 P.M., May 28, 2013 and opened publicly at Manchester City Hall, 200 W. Fort Street, Manchester, TN 37355 at that hour. The reading of the bids will begin at 2:00 P.M. Project consists of the following: Approximately 1100 square yards of sidewalk removal, approximately 2300 square yards of concrete sidewalk, concrete handicap ramps, erosion control, drainage, asphalt milling, asphalt pavement, asphalt stamping, landscaping, irrigation, electrical, and associated appurtenances. The Instructions to Bidders, Form of Agreement, Drawings, Specifications, Forms of Bid Bond and of Performance and Payment Bonds, and other bidding instruments may be examined at Manchester City Hall and the following locations: ST. JOHN ENGINEERING, LLC 923 Jackson Street Manchester, TN 37355 (931) 728-2638 Copies may be obtained at the office of ST. JOHN ENGINEERING, LLC upon the NONREFUNDABLE payment of $175.00 for each set. The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities and to reject any or all bids. PROPOSAL CONTRACTS WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL THE TIME SET FOR OPENING BIDS A Prime Contractor must prequalify with the Department of Transportation in accordance with Section 54-5-117 of the “Tennessee Code Annotated” and Tennessee Department of Transportation Rule 1680-5-3 prequalification of contractors before biddable proposals will be furnished. The City of Manchester hereby notifies all bidders that a 15.06 % Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal has been set for this project and must be met or exceeded. All DBE firms must be TNUCP certified a listing of these firms can be found on TDOT’s Small Business Development website and pre-qualified by the TDOT Construction Division as stated in the Local Government Guidelines Manual. The City of Manchester hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex or disability in consideration for an award. The City of Manchester is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, drug-free with policies of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service. Telephone 931-728-4652. THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS IS RESERVED Bidding documents and information, and

plans, may be obtained by contacting Lauren Dunithan, Manchester City Hall, 200 W. Fort Street, Manchester, TN 37355, phone 931461-3532 NOTICE TO CONSULTING ENGINEERING FIRMS REGARDING A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FROM TDOT PREQUALIFIED FIRMS METRO RFP/RFQ NO. 334411 April 29, 2013 The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (Metro), Tennessee, an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer, seeks to retain the services of a professional engineering consulting firm or team to provide PRE-CONSTRUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (CEI) SERVICES FOR VARIOUS INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM (ITS) PROJECTS including Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Project Identification Numbers (PINs): 040550.00 ; 040691.00 ; and 040586.02. The scope of work will include, but not be limited to: pre-construction support services and construction engineering inspection (CEI), including public relations and as-needed design support. These projects that have already been designed, however certain preconstruction design may be required prior to construction. This project is funded in part by federal funds. The project shall be accomplished in accordance with the project application on which TDOT approval was based. The professional consulting firm must be on TDOT’s pre-qualified list and must have unlimited status. Professional subconsultants whom are subject to the Brooks Act must also be TDOT pre-qualified or have a completed pre-qualification form with original signature filed with TDOT by the deadline for the submission of proposals. Information regarding pre-qualification can be found at: www.tdot.state.tn.us/ConsultantInfo/ Forms.htm. TDOT pre-qualified firms may obtain more information and download the Request for Proposals (RFP) from the following web address http://www.nashville.gov/Finance/ Procurement/Purchasing.aspx. Click on Bidding Opportunities inside iSupplier then click on the listing for RFP/RFQ 334411. For questions regarding accessing the RFP documents, please contact Metro Purchasing at (615) 862-6180 or email purchasing@ nashville.gov. A MANDATORY Pre-Proposal Conference will be held at 10:00AM (CDT), May 14, 2013 at Metro Purchasing, Lindsley Hall, 730 2nd Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, University Conference Room. Attendance is MANDATORY. This conference will be the only pre-proposal meeting for the benefit of prospective offerors. Proposals must be submitted via Metro’s iSupplier Internet-accessible proposal submission system. No paper-based proposal documents shall be accepted. All proposers must be registered with Metro and obtain a login to submit a proposal. Registration may be performed online at http://www.nashville. gov/Finance/Procurement/Purchasing.aspx. A tutorial of the iSupplier system will be performed at the pre-proposal meeting. All proposals must be submitted via the iSupplier system to the Division of Purchases on or before 2:00 PM (CDT), Thursday, May 30, 2013. No late proposals will be accepted. Evaluation proceedings will be conducted within the established guidelines regarding equal employment opportunity and nondiscriminatory action based upon the grounds of race, color, sex, creed or national origin. Interested certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms as well as other minority-owned and womenowned firms are encouraged to respond to all advertisements by Metro. If you are a small or disadvantaged business and need assistance, please contact the Metro small and minority business liaison at (615) 880-2814. For information on TDOT DBE certification, please contact the TDOT Civil Rights Office, Small Business Development Program at (615) 741-3681. Details and instructions for DBE certification can be found at the following website: www.tdot.state.tn.us/ civil-rights/smallbusiness/. A Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 17% has been established for this RFP. Requests for ADA accommodation should be directed to Kimberly Northern – PO Box 196300, Nashville, TN 37219-6300, phone (615) 880-1710 and/or email: Kimberly. Northern@nashville.gov. Jeff L. Gossage Chief Purchasing Agent NOTICE TO CONSULTANT ENGINEERING FIRMS, SURVEY FIRMS, REAL ESTATE CONSULTANT APPRAISERS, ACQUISITION / RELOCATION FIRMS AND UTILITY COORDINATION/ENGINEERING FIRMS REGARDING PROCUREMENT OF SERVICES April 28, 2013 The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, may seek to retain consultant engineering firms, survey firms, appraisers, acquisition/relocation firms, and utility coordination/engineering firms to provide various professional services during the forthcoming 12-month period. Upon the determination of need for a consultant, the Department will request letters of interest from prequalified firms by advertising through appropriate public media. Interested certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms as well as other minority- and/or women-owned firms are encouraged to respond to all advertisements by TDOT. For more information on DBE certification, please contact the Civil Rights Office Small Business Development Program at (615) 741-3681. Details and instructions for DBE certification can be found at the following website: http://www.tdot.state. tn.us/civil-rights/smallbusiness . Firms interested in prequalifying with the Department of Transportation shall submit appropriate prequalification forms to Mr. Jim Waters, Assistant Civil Engineering Director, Design Division, Suite 1300 James K. Polk Building, 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, Tennessee 37243-1402. Additional prequalification procedures, prequalification forms and current “Standard Procurement Policy for Engineering and Technical Services” are at this website: www.tdot.state.tn.us/ consultantinfo.htm. For assistance with the prequalification process, contact Ms. Christine Smotherman at (615)741-4460 or Christine.Smotherman@tn.gov . John C. Schroer, Commissioner INVITATION TO BIDDERS FOR RECONSTRUCT TAXIWAYS BRAVO AND TANGO 3 MNAA PROJECT NO. 1305 ELECTRONIC BIDS, submitted through www.aerobidz.aero, (or SEALED NONELECTRONIC BIDS, if Bidder has written authorization from MNAA) for furnishing all materials, labor, tools and appurtenances for the construction for the RECONSTRUCT TAXIWAYS BRAVO AND TANGO 3 and other incidental items shall be received by the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, in the Boardroom, 4th Floor, Terminal Building, Nashville International Airport, not later than 2:30 p.m. (local time), May 16, 2013. All bidders must be licensed contractors as required by the Contractor’s Licensing


THURSDAY, MAY 2 - 8, 2013

Act of 1994, T.C.A. § 62-6-101 et seq. A Pre-Bid Meeting will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. (local time), April 30, 2013, in the Nashville International Airport, Board Room, 4th Floor, Terminal Building, Nashville, Tennessee. Attendance at this meeting is not mandatory. A one-time tour of the project site will be conducted after the meeting. Copies of the Contract Documents (ITB, Bid Schedule, Attachments, etc.) will be available on April 15, 2013 and may be obtained electronically from www. aerobidz.aero, an online tendering service. The requestor shall pay the cost of the document printing. The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goal established for this project is TWELVE AND THREE TENTHS PERCENT (12.3%). For information on eligible DBE firms, bidders should contact the Director, Business Diversity Development, (615) 275-1468, or visit www.flynashville.com/business/ minority.aspx. Further detail concerning this bid may be obtained from the MNAA web site: www. flynashville.com/business/ REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority is seeking proposals from interested firms qualified to provide comprehensive Mystery Shopper and Performance Management Consultant Services to evaluate and monitor airport concessions at the Nashville International Airport. Proposals must be submitted no later than 1:00 p.m. (CST) on May 21, 2013, to the attention of Ms. Nena Bowling, Specifications Writer, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, One Terminal Drive, Suite 501, Nashville, Tennessee 37214. It is the full intent and objective of the Authority to promote and foster a favorable climate, within our organization and surrounding community, which will provide maximum opportunities for small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises to participate in contracts, programs, and related business activities of the Authority. The level established for this RFP is Zero Percent (0.0%) SMWBE. Further detail concerning this advertisement may be obtained on April 15, 2013 from the MNAA web site at the following address: www.flynashville.com/ business/ NOTICE TO CONSULTANT RIGHTOF-WAY UTILITY COORDINATION SERVICES FIRMS REGARDING A REQUEST FOR LETTERS OF INTEREST (RIGHT-OF-WAY DIVISION) The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, is seeking to retain the services of professional engineering firms for the performance of utility coordination services on a continuing contractual basis. The contract shall have a term of five years but “work orders” will only be issued during the first two years. The method of payment shall be lump sum. The services may include all or parts of the following: provide utility design, coordination, and inspection services in the areas of both distribution and transmission for electrical power, communications, gas/oil, water, and sewer/sanitary systems. These services would include but not be limited to: the preparation of utility relocation cost estimates; the review and analysis of submitted utility relocation estimates; maintaining data pertaining to average regional utility relocation and engineering costs; the preparation of the TDOT Utility plans for contract assembled from the utility submitted relocation plans; providing a review and analysis of utility relocation plans, estimates, work schedules and specifications submitted; providing utility coordination and/or inspection for utility relocations or utility installations; provide utility workshop/training support as necessary;and providing Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) design, if needed. The consulting firm must be pre-qualified by submittal of Form DOT-0330 Part 1 and have it approved before being considered for a contract. The DOT-0330 Form and helpful information can be found at: www. tdot.state.tn.us/business.htm

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Firms may request consideration by submitting a letter of interest to: Mr. Jeff Hoge, Director, Right-of-Way Division, Suite 600, James K. Polk Building, 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0337. (Phone 615.741.3196) All letters of interest must be received on or before 4:00 P.M. (Central Time), Tuesday, May 14, 2013. The letter of interest shall indicate the scope of services anticipated to be completed by any sub-consultants. The sub-consultant shall be one that is prequalified by TDOT to perform the specific tasks required. A pending prequalification status will be acceptable. Please note: New or updated prequalification forms must be received before deadline for Letters of Interest. Additional prequalification procedures, prequalification forms, current “Standard Procurement Policy for Engineering and Technical Services”, and additional information can be found at this internet address: www.tdot.state. tn.us/consultantinfo.htm. Interested consultants without internet access may obtain this information by contacting Ms. Chris Smotherman at (615) 741-4460 or Christine.Smotherman@tn.gov The Department will evaluate the current DT-0330 Part 1 Pre-Qualification Statements on file for those submitting letters of interest and choose several consultants who would make viable candidates from which to invite to submit DT-0330 Part 2 demonstrating understanding of the Scope of Work. The factors that will be considered in the Department’s evaluation process shall include but not be limited to: a. Ability and relevant expertise of the firm’s personnel to be used in performing the service. b. Past experience in the required disciplines (utilities) with TDOT and other clients; c. Project Manager’s experience relevant to the Scope of Work; d. Qualification and availability of staff; e. Demonstrated ability to meet schedules; f. Evaluations on prior performance on TDOT projects, or other state DOT’s for relevant projects, and; g. Amount of work under contract with TDOT. h. Past Experience in Subsurface Utility Engineering as prescribed in the American Society of Civil Engineers CI/ASCE 38-02 Standard Guideline for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data. Evaluation proceedings will be conducted within the established guidelines regarding equal employment opportunity and nondiscriminatory action based upon the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, creed, age and disability. Interested certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms as well as other minority-owned and womenowned firms are encouraged to respond to all advertisements by TDOT. For more information on DBE certification, please contact the Civil Rights Office Small Business Development Program at (615)741-3681. Details and instructions for DBE certification can be found at the following website: http://www.tdot.state. tn.us/civil-rights/smallbusiness/ . John Schroer Commissioner NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Default having been made in the terms, conditions and payment of the debts and obligations secured by a certain Deed of Trust dated 15 December 2006 executed by WILLIE BROWN, JR., and AMY R. BROWN, to Harold D. King, as trustee for Household Financial Center, Inc., of record in the Office of the Register of Davidson County, Tennessee, as Instrument No. 20061219-0156289; and Richard J. Myers having been appointed as Substitute Trustee in an instrument of record in the aforesaid Register’s office as Instrument No.20100621-0048179 and re-recorded as Instrument No. 201304020031990; and the owner of the debt secured by said Deed of Trust, Household Financial Center, Inc., having required the undersigned to advertise and sell the property described therein conveyed, the entire indebtedness having been declared

due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust, the undersigned, RICHARD J. MYERS, will by virtue of the power and authority vested in him as Substitute Trustee, on Thursday, 16 May 2013, commencing at 12:00 noon, outside the door of the Register of Deed’s Office located at 501 Broadway, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 at the Northwest entry of the Sommet Center, sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property in Davidson County, Tennessee, to wit: SITUATED IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, STATE OF TENNESSEE, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEING LOT NO. 15, SECTION ONE, JAMESTOWN ESTATES, OF RECORD IN BOOK 6900, PAGE 592, REGISTERS OFFICE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED FROM WANDA FAY BROWN, TENANCY NOT STATED, TO WILLIE BROWN, JR., TENANCY NOT STATED, BY DEED RECORDED 2/17/1993, IN BOOK 8866, AT PAGE 791, IN THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. TAX MAP OR PARCEL ID NO.: 150.1438 Property Address: 4009 Tea Garden Way, Antioch, TN 37013 Interested Parties: Citifinancial, Inc.; MRC Receivables Corp; SCS Credit Corp; U.S. Government The U.S. Government claims a federal tax lien against the above-described property pursuant to 26 U. S.C. § 7425(b); the Notice required by said statute has been given to the U. S. Government; and, the sale of the above-described property will be subject to the right of the U. S. Government to redeem pursuant to 26 U.S.C. § 7425(d)(1). At the time of this publication, 1) the § 355-117 notice of the right to foreclose was timely forwarded and 2) a search of the public records reveals no lien filed by the United States or the State of Tennessee which affects the above described property. The sale of the property described in said Deed of Trust shall be subject to any and all instrument of record, prior liens, encumbrances, deeds of trust, easements, restrictions, building lines, unpaid taxes, assessments, penalties and interest, if any. All right and equity of redemption, homestead, dower and all other exceptions are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the Substitute Trustee will convey and sell only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day or time certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time for the above. Richard J. Myers, Substitute Trustee Date: April 12, 2013 APPERSON CRUMP, PLC 6070 Poplar Avenue, Sixth Floor Memphis, TN 38119 (901) 756-6300 Publish: 18, 25 April, 2 May 2013 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Default having been made in the terms, conditions and payment of the debts and obligations secured by a certain Deed of Trust dated 22 July 2005, executed by ROYCE D. BEENE, to Ernest B. Williams, IV, as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., its successors and assigns, for The CIT Group/ Consumer Financial, Inc. (“CIT”), of record in the Office of the Register of Hamilton County, Tennessee, in Book GI 7637, Page 409, Instrument No. 2005081100276; and said Trust Deed, debts and obligations having been assigned by CIT to HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc., by instrument recorded in said Register’s office in Book GI 9861, Page 839, Instrument No. 2013020100094; and Richard J. Myers having been appointed as Substitute Trustee in an instrument of record in the aforesaid Register’s office in Book GI 9877, Page 864; Instrument No. 2013022100053; and the owner of the debt and obligations secured by said Deed of Trust, HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc., having required the undersigned to advertise and sell the property described therein conveyed, the entire indebtedness having been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust, the undersigned, RICHARD J. MYERS, will by virtue of the power and authority vested in him as Substitute Trustee, on Thursday,

PLAT OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 26, PAGE 13, REGISTERS OFFICE OF HAMILTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH REFERENCE IS MADE FOR A MORE PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION OF SAID LOT. THIS CONVEYANCE IS MADE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING: A SIXTEEN (16) FOOT UTILITY EASEMENT AS SHOWN ON RECORDED PLAT. A TWENTY-FIVE (25) FOOT BUILDING SET-BACK LINE AS SHOWN ON RECORDED PLAT A FIVE (5) FOOT DRAINAGE EASEMENT RESERVED ON ALL SIDE AND REAR OF LOT PER RECORDED PLAT. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED FROM HAROLD TISDALE AND JULIA M. TISDALE, HUSBAND AND WIFE, TO REGINALD BERNARD TISDALE AND LINDA BOND TISDALE, HUSBAND AND WIFE, BY DEED RECORDED 9/24/01, IN BOOK 5993, AT PAGE 988, IN THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF HAMILTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TAX MAP OR PARCEL ID NO.: 12000010 Property address: 8803 Lake Villa Lane, Chattanooga, TN 37416 Interested Party: Citifinancial, Inc. At the time of this publication, 1) the § 35-5-117 notice of the right to foreclose was timely forwarded and 2) a search of the public records reveals no lien filed by the United States or the State of Tennessee which affects the above described property. The sale of the property described in said Deed of Trust shall be subject to any and all instrument of record, prior liens, encumbrances, deeds of trust, easements, restrictions, building lines, unpaid taxes, assessments, penalties and interest, if any. All right and equity of redemption, homestead, dower and all other exceptions are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the Substitute Trustee will convey and sell only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day or time certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time for the above.   Richard J. Myers, Substitute Trustee Date: April 29, 2013 APPERSON CRUMP PLC NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S 6070 Poplar Avenue, Sixth Floor Memphis, TN 38119 SALE Default having been made in the terms, (901) 756-6300 conditions and payment of the debts and Publish: 2, 9, 16 May 2013 obligations secured by a certain Deed of Trust dated 20 June 2006, executed by REGINALD BERNARD TISDALE and NOTICE TO CREDITORS 13P581 LINDA BOND TISDALE aka LINDA M. ESTATE OF ALICIA LANE PALMER, TISDALE, to Trace Robbins, as Trustee DECEASED. Notice is hereby given that for Household Financial Center, Inc., on the 23rd day of April, 2013, Letters of of record in the Office of the Register of Authority in respect to the estate of ALICIA Hamilton County, Tennessee, in Book LANE PALMER who died February 05, GI 7987, Page 985, Instrument No. 2013 were issued to the undersigned by 2006062300201; and Richard J. Myers the Seventh Circuit (Probate) Court of having been appointed as Substitute Davidson County, Tennessee. All persons, Trustee in an instrument of record in resident and non-resident, having claims, the aforesaid Register’s office in Book matured, or un-matured, against the GI 9890, Page 359, Instrument No. estate are required to file same with the 2013030700120; and the owner of the clerk of the above name court on or before debt and obligations secured by said Deed the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or of Trust, Household Financial Center, (2), otherwise their claims will be forever Inc., having required the undersigned to barred: (1) (A) Four (4)months from the advertise and sell the property described date of the first publication (or posting, therein conveyed, the entire indebtedness as the case may be) of this notice if the having been declared due and payable creditor received an actual copy of the as provided in said Deed of Trust, the Notice to Creditors at least sixty(60) days undersigned, RICHARD J. MYERS, will before the date that is four (4) months by virtue of the power and authority vested from the date of the first publication (or in him as Substitute Trustee, on Thursday, posting); or (B) Sixty (60) days from the 23 May 2013, commencing at TWELVE date the creditor received an actual copy O’CLOCK NOON, at the west front door of the Notice to Creditors, if the creditor of the Hamilton County Courthouse, received the copy of the Notice less than 625 Georgia Avenue, Chattanooga, sixty (60) days prior to the date that is Tennessee, sell at public outcry to the four (4) months from the date of the first highest and best bidder for cash, the publication (or posting) as described in following described property in Hamilton (1) (A); or Twelve (12) months from the County, Tennessee, to wit: decedent’s date of death this 5th day of THEFOLLOWINGDESCRIBEDPARCEL February, 2013 . Thomas M. Palmer II, OF LAND, AND IMPROVEMENTS 354 Lake Valley Dr., Franklin, TN 37069. AND APPURTENANCES THERETO Theresa Mckay Palmer Kuhr, 203 Spring IN THE COUNTY OF HAMILTON, Hollow Rd, Goodlettsville, TN 37072, STATE OF TENNESSEE TO WIT: THIS Personal Representatives. Mclemore III, PROPERTY IS LOCATED IN PLAT Claiborne, 1211 Sixteenth Ave. South, BOOK 26, PAGE 13, LOT 11. SAID Nashville, TN 37212. Richard R. Rooker, PROPERTY MEASURES 132.3 x 109 Seventh Circuit Court, One Public Square, IRR. PROPERTY IS A RANCH STYLE Room 303 Nashville, TN. 37201. Publish HOUSE LOCATED ON THE STREET Dates: April 25, 2013 and May 2, 2013 CIRCLE. LOT ELEVEN (11), LAKE VILLA SUBDIVISION, AS SHOWN BY 9 May 2013, commencing at TWELVE O’CLOCK NOON, at the west front door of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 625 Georgia Avenue, Chattanooga, Tennessee, sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property in Hamilton County, Tennessee, to wit: LOT 114, LUPTON CITY SUBDIVISION, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF A PORTION OF THE PROPERTY OF THE DIXIE MERCERIZING COMPANY, AS SHOWN ON PLAT OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 18, PAGE 74, IN THE REGISTER’S OFFICE, HAMILTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH PLAT REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION OF SAID PROPERTY. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED BY DEED RECORDED IN BOOK 4431, PAGE 750, IN THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF HAMILTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE Property address: 3425 and/or 21 Whitney Street, Chattanooga, TN 37415 Interested Parties: Heirs of James P. Wimberly and/or Anne Bell Wimberly At the time of this publication, 1) the § 355-117 notice of the right to foreclose was timely forwarded and 2) a search of the public records reveals no lien filed by the United States or the State of Tennessee which affects the above described property. The sale of the property described in said Deed of Trust shall be subject to any and all instrument of record, prior liens, encumbrances, deeds of trust, easements, restrictions, building lines, unpaid taxes, assessments, penalties and interest, if any. All right and equity of redemption, homestead, dower and all other exceptions are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the Substitute Trustee will convey and sell only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day or time certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time for the above. Richard J. Myers, Substitute Trustee Date: April 15, 2013 APPERSON CRUMP PLC 6070 Poplar Avenue, Sixth Floor Memphis, TN 38119 (901) 756-6300 Publish: 18, 25 April, 2 May 2013

NOTICE TO CREDITORS 13P492 ESTATE OF BILLY CORDELL ELROD, DECEASED. Notice is hereby given that on the 23rd day of April, 2013, Letters of Authority in respect to the estate of BILLY CORDELL ELROD who died December 11, 2012 were issued to the undersigned by the Seventh Circuit (Probate) Court of Davidson County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured, or un-matured, against the estate are required to file same with the clerk of the above name court on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2), otherwise their claims will be forever barred: (1) (A) Four (4)months from the date of the first publication (or posting, as the case may be) of this notice if the creditor received an actual copy of the Notice to Creditors at least sixty(60) days before the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting); or (B) Sixty (60) days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of the Notice to Creditors, if the creditor received the copy of the Notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting) as described in (1) (A); or Twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death this 11th day of December, 2012. James Robert Elrod, 26400 Axley Chapel Road, Greenville, TN 37742. Terry Newman Elrod, 9211 Collingwood Road, Louisville, KY 40299, Personal Representatives. Livingstone, Megan E, 2206 Spedale Court, Suite 1, Spring Hill, TN 37174. Richard R. Rooker, Seventh Circuit Court, One Public Square, Room 303 Nashville, TN. 37201. Publish Dates: April 25, 2013 and May 2, 2013 NOTICE TO CREDITORS 13P679 ESTATE OF ROBERT EASLEY WHITSON, DECEASED. Notice is hereby given that on the 23rd day of April, 2013, Letters of Authority in respect to the estate of ROBERT EASLEY WHITSON who died April 10, 2013 were issued to the undersigned by the Seventh Circuit (Probate) Court of Davidson County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and nonresident, having claims, matured, or unmatured, against the estate are required to file same with the clerk of the above name court on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2), otherwise their claims will be forever barred: (1) (A) Four (4)months from the date of the first publication (or posting, as the case may be) of this notice if the creditor received an actual copy of the Notice to Creditors at least sixty(60) days before the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting); or (B) Sixty (60) days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of the Notice to Creditors, if the creditor received the copy of the Notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting) as described in (1) (A); or Twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death this 10th day of April, 2013. Cynthia Jean Graham, 1838 Willow Springs Drive, Nashville, TN 37216. Samuel Cory Morgan, 3908 Brush Hill Road, Nashville, TN 37216, Personal Representatives. Temple, Gary Wayne, 4211 Gallatin Road, Nashville, TN 37216. Richard R. Rooker, Seventh Circuit Court, One Public Square, Room 303 Nashville, TN. 37201. Publish Dates: April 25, 2013 and May 2, 2013 NOTICE TO CREDITORS 13P570 ESTATE OF LILY MAI THOMAS BOYD, DECEASED. Notice is hereby given that on the 23rd day of April, 2013, Letters of Authority in respect to the estate of LILY MAI THOMAS BOYD who died December 31, 2012 were issued to the undersigned by the Seventh Circuit (Probate) Court of Davidson County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and nonresident, having claims, matured, or unmatured, against the estate are required to file same with the clerk of the above name court on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2), otherwise their claims will be forever barred: (1) (A) Four (4)months from the date of the first publication (or posting, as the case may be) of this notice if the creditor received an actual copy of the Notice to Creditors at least sixty(60) days before the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting); or (B) Sixty (60)

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CLASSIFIEDS days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of the Notice to Creditors, if the creditor received the copy of the Notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting) as described in (1) (A); or Twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death this 31st day of December, 2012. Joyce A. Long, 3138 Larkspur Drive, Nashville, TN 37207, Personal Representative. Duzane, George Jerre, 603 Woodland Street, Nashville, TN 37206. Richard R. Rooker, Seventh Circuit Court, One Public Square, Room 303 Nashville, TN. 37201. Publish Dates: April 25, 2013 and May 2, 2013 NOTICE TO CREDITORS 13P636 ESTATE OF DON ROBERT MCEACHERN, DECEASED. Notice is hereby given that on the 30th day of April, 2013, Letters of Authority in respect to the estate of DON ROBERT MCEACHERN who died January 23, 2013 were issued to the undersigned by the Seventh Circuit (Probate) Court of Davidson County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and nonresident, having claims, matured, or unmatured, against the estate are required to file same with the clerk of the above

THURSDAY, MAY 2 - 8, 2013 name court on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2), otherwise their claims will be forever barred: (1) (A) Four (4)months from the date of the first publication (or posting, as the case may be) of this notice if the creditor received an actual copy of the Notice to Creditors at least sixty(60) days before the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting); or (B) Sixty (60) days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of the Notice to Creditors, if the creditor received the copy of the Notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting) as described in (1) (A); or Twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death this 23rd day of January, 2013 . Don Mceachern Jr., 594 Northern Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122. Barbara Mclaughlin, 3075 Ravencrest Cir, Prescott, AZ 86303, Personal Representatives. Rutherford, Robert Wesley, 1312 6th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37208. Richard R. Rooker, Seventh Circuit Court, One Public Square, Room 303 Nashville, TN. 37201. Publish Dates: May 2, 2013 and May 9, 2013 NOTICE TO CREDITORS 13P667 ESTATE OF KATHLEEN LACY KILCREASE, DECEASED. Notice is hereby given that on the 30th day of April, 2013, Letters of Authority in respect to the estate of KATHLEEN LACY KILCREASE

who died February 19, 2013 were issued to the undersigned by the Seventh Circuit (Probate) Court of Davidson County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and nonresident, having claims, matured, or unmatured, against the estate are required to file same with the clerk of the above name court on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2), otherwise their claims will be forever barred: (1) (A) Four (4)months from the date of the first publication (or posting, as the case may be) of this notice if the creditor received an actual copy of the Notice to Creditors at least sixty(60) days before the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting); or (B) Sixty (60) days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of the Notice to Creditors, if the creditor received the copy of the Notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting) as described in (1) (A); or Twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death this 19th day of February, 2013 . Gloria L. Dennis, 5501Seesaw Road, Nashville, TN 37211, Personal Representative. Hirsch Sr., Renard Astaire, 3250 Dickerson Pike, Suite 121, Nashville, TN 37207. Richard R. Rooker, Seventh Circuit Court, One Public Square, Room 303 Nashville, TN. 37201. Publish Dates: May 2, 2013 and May 9, 2013

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