Rutherford

Month: May 2021

Exclusive: After Pushback HarperCollins Will Not Produce ‘God Bless The USA’ Bible

NEW YORK— A new Bible that includes singer Lee Greenwood’s licensed lyrics to “God Bless the USA” and America’s Pledge of Allegiance is off to a rough start. The custom Bible’s Tennessee-based seller, marketing firm Elite Source Pro. led by Hugh Kirkpatrick, lost a manufacturing agreement to print the New International Version Bible text after …

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Economic Update, May 21, 2021 Submitted by Michael Mount

Summary: Economic indicators point to accelerating growth and labor market improvement, but inflation concerns continue. Markit Economics reported “record rates of inflation registered for both goods and services,” calling this increase the sharpest since its data collection began in October 2009. Initial claims for unemployment decreased to 444,000, the lowest level since March 2020. Private …

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Carol Swain Commentary: Critical Race Theory Is a Cancer on Our Educational System

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NFIB Jim Brown: LISTEN: What’s Happening With Small Business in TN?

NFIB State Director Jim Brown joined, Ginny Williams, owner of Gil’s Ace Hardware, state Rep. Mike Sparks and a number of small business owners today on News Radio WGNS AM 1450, FM 100.5, and FM 101.9 in Murfreesboro to talk about the state of small business in Tennessee. Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton honored by NFIB Brown explained that …

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‘Rob Mitchell: Historic Preservation’

“Preserving our past for future generations is vitally important. Recognizing the impact of historic properties to a community is more important now than ever. Recently Tennessee took action to help with restoration and preservation efforts.   In April 2021 the Tennessee General Assembly developed the Historic Development Grant Program (HDGP) and allocated $4.8 million to …

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Did you hear about the new law which will permit REITs to develop single-family residential properties and rent them out and escape Property taxes?

REITs, Real estate Investment Trusts, are the companies that own thousands of single-family homes and rent them out to middle -lass families in Rutherford County. They may operate like an apartment building as a single-income producing economic unit, but our constitution permits them to be assessed as a private residence.   It saves them 60% …

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Hiking, Camping, Golfing, Swimming and Shooting and More at Henry Horton State Park

About 18 miles south of Interstate 840 in between Murfreesboro and Franklin, near Chapel Hill, Tennessee, Henry Horton State Park offers a wealth of outdoor activities. A visitor can really choose their own adventure based on their recreational preferences at this Tennessee State Park. Visitors can stay in the air-conditioned inn and have a few …

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