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VOL. 46 | NO. 40 | Friday, October 7, 2022

Veteran teachers a point of pride

Long tenures can benefit both educators, students

Sarah Ellery arrived at Montgomery Bell Academy fresh out of college and ready to teach Latin. The plan was to stay a few years, earn a doctoral degree and then teach at the college level, as her father had.

Kehilla High offers new path to ancient teachings

Middle Tennessee is home to many private schools, and one recent addition is Kehilla High School, which began educating its inaugural class of five 9th graders just this school year.

Middle Tennessee Private Schools List

* All tuition prices are for the 2022-2023 academic school year unless otherwise noted. Tuition prices are subject to change. Additional fees, payment plans and other programs such as need-based financial aid, tuition breaks for siblings or religious affiliation or other types of aid are not included. Contact schools directly for the most current information.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Southern Festival of Books return a welcome sight

It’s been a long three years, in some respects, but the wait is down to a matter of days now: the return of the Southern Festival of Books to Nashville on Oct. 14-16.

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EVENTS

Chamber Connect. A Networking/Leads Exchange event for Maury Alliance members. Network with other chamber members and build business relationships with other chamber members. Each participant should be prepared to talk about their business and introduce themselves. Register in advance, attendance is limited. Maury Alliance, Downstairs Conference Room, 106 West 6th Street. Free event. 9-10 a.m. Information

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RICHARD COURTNEY: REALTY CHECK

East Nashville properties hotter than fire of 1916

As many know, East Nashville was the home of the rich and famous when Nashville had few rich and almost no one famous. The well-chronicled East Nashville fire of 1916 was Nashville’s answer to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, although Nashville was a small town in comparison to the massive city of Chicago.

TENNESSEE TITANS

Titans injury list continues to grow

“Help Wanted” signs have become a more frequent sight as businesses face the challenge of keeping enough people available and on hand.

Schedule favors Titans’ march through South

After all they have been through, playing spotty football through the season’s first month, the Tennessee Titans are back even and in decent position to defend their AFC South title. Tennessee is 2-2, but the Titans are 1-0 inside the division after Sunday’s win at Indianapolis.

Titans at Commanders: What To Watch

The Titans have scratched and clawed their way back to .500 after an 0-2 start and now share the AFC South lead with Jacksonville at 2-2. Now, the key is to keep that going with a third straight win to get to 3-2 before the much-needed bye week to perhaps get healthier for games down the road.

PREDATORS

Preds players motivated to stay among elite NHL teams

Is this the year? That’s the predominant question facing the Nashville Predators as they launch their 24th season Oct. 7 in the NHL Global Series in Prague, Czechoslovakia, against the San Jose Sharks.

NEWSMAKERS

Seven join CVC board of directors

Seven Nashville leaders have joined the board of directors of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp:

BRIEFS

Nashville SC clinches third playoff berth

Nashville SC will advance to the MLS Cup Playoffs for the third consecutive season.

CAREER CORNER

Prioritizing your to-dos aids in getting more done

How do you react when you’re behind at work, or at home? So often, when this happens, it feels like the answer is to do more. Roll your sleeves up, work harder, and push through it. Stay up late, and get up early.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Hyundai Elantra N vs Volkswagen Golf GTI

Hyundai is one of just a few automakers that offer sporty performance-oriented versions of its small cars, and one of its newest is the 2022 Elantra N. Based on the redesigned and sharply styled Elantra small sedan, the N has a high-output engine, a sport-tuned suspension, upgraded brakes and other enhancements. It’s a bona fide sport sedan priced under $35,000.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6
STATE GOVERNMENT

Advocates challenge Tenn. policy on restoring voting rights

NASHVILLE (AP) — Voter rights advocates on Wednesday once again challenged Tennessee's policy on how people convicted of felonies out of state can participate in elections.

LORETTA LYNN

Lynn's songs resonate anew amid abortion debate

NASHVILLE (AP) — Loretta Lynn, the Grammy-winning country music icon who died Tuesday at 90, lived through — and sang about — decades of advancements for women's social movements, achievements now endangered.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Hot inflation slows 3Q earnings growth forecasts

Wall Street expects the latest round of quarterly profits to show burn marks from the hottest inflation in four decades, and the damage could linger into 2023.

Former Uber security chief guilty of data breach coverup

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The former chief security officer for Uber was convicted Wednesday of trying to cover up a 2016 data breach in which hackers accessed tens of millions of customer records from the ride-hailing service.

REGION

Barges grounded by low water halt Mississippi River traffic

The unusually low water level in the lower Mississippi River is causing barges to get stuck in mud and sand, disrupting river travel for shippers, recreational boaters and even passengers on a cruise line.

ELECTION 2022

GOP optimistic about Senate chances despite Walker turmoil

NEW YORK (AP) — Leading Republicans are entering the final month of the midterm campaign increasingly optimistic that a Senate majority is within reach even as a dramatic family fight in Georgia clouds one of the party's biggest pickup opportunities.

ACLU sues over Nevada county's hand-counting ballot plan

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The ACLU's Nevada chapter filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a rural Nevada county and its interim clerk in an attempt to stop the implementation of the county's new hand-counting process, which was spurred by false claims of election fraud. The process entails hand-counting all paper ballots alongside a machine tabulator.

UKRAINE

Ukraine leader says Putin wouldn't survive nuclear attack

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Thursday it was "hard to say" whether the risk of nuclear war had increased with his military's territorial gains, but he remains confident his Russian counterpart would not survive such as escalation in hostilities.

INTERNATIONAL

Biden juggles Iran nuke talks as Iranian repression grows

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has hit back at Iran over the government's brutal crackdown on antigovernment protests. He's praised the "brave women of Iran" for demanding basic rights and signaled that he'll announce more sanctions against those responsible for violence against protesters in the coming days.

EDUCATION

Senators call for stronger rules on off-the-books suspension

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Democratic senators urged the Education Department on Wednesday to strengthen regulations against quietly excluding kids from class because of behaviors related to a disability — a practice known as informal removal.

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