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By Gloria Ruth Finney Contributor to The News After hiatus, motorized scooters are back in Nash- ville, transporting riders to and from conveniently at low fare. The laws and regula- tions for the use of the seem- ingly juvenile means of short distance transportation, pop- ularized in cities across the country, are accompanied by a list of laws and regulations in which operators must abide. Following the first arrival of shared urban mobility devices (SUMDs), to Nash- ville back in June, the scoot- ers were decidedly banned from the area. Without laws and regulations set forth to guide their use, Metro deter- mined the SUMDs to be poten- tial hazards for motorists, pedestrians, and scooter operators.
Shortly after the Metro- politan Government of Nash- ville and Davidson County approved a pilot program to allow for the return of SUMDs scooters from compa- nies like Bird and Lime can be spotted all over the Nash- ville area. A new ordinance has been set forth to regulate operators of SUMDs, such as bicycles and scooters, and to establish a permitting system. To rent a scooter the user must first download an app to their mobile device, by searching the scooter compa- ny of the SUMD they wish to use. Common companies owning scooters in Nashville include Bird, and Lime. Operators must be at least 18 years of age, with a valid drivers license.
Available scooters can be located by viewing the map provided by the app. Scooters cost $1 to unlock and about 15 cents to ride per minute.
If you’ve made your way downtown recently, you’ve most likely noticed someone zipping along via scooter, on one of the many that have made their return to Music City, but the rules set forth by the scooter companies sometimes vary with the reg- ulations put in place by Nashville. Individual companies have their own policies and agree- ments, but require operators to abide by state and local laws. “Helmets are encouraged but not required in the Metro ordinance,” says Jeremy Elrod, Metro Councilman for District 26. “State law doesn’t even require helmets for bike riders over 16 years old”. All permitted operators shall comply with any restric- tions developed by the Metro- politan Government regard- GREEN HILLS VOLUME 30 NUMBER 37 NEWS PRESORTED STANDARD U.S.
POSTAGE PAID NASHVILLE, TN PERMIT # 338 TICKED OFF E-MAIL email@example.com E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org FAX 615-298-1015 TICKED OFF HOT-LINE 615-298-5597 NEWS/SOCIAL NEWS/ADVERTISING 615-298-1500 www.gcanews.com SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 4-DAY FORECAST Rain 0% Rain 0% Rain 0% Thu. 9/13 Fri. 9/14 Sat. 9/15 Sun. 9/16 88ºF 67ºF 89ºF 67ºF 89ºF 67ºF 88ºF 67ºF Rain 0% TICKED OFF Page 14 6 newly-elected officials sworn into office CELEBRATE GREEN HILLS DAY Five women and one man were sworn in to key Davidson County leadership positions following last month’s elec- tion. Two women were elected as Criminal Court judges; another female was elected as Public Defender; the fourth is now Register of Deeds for the city , while the fifth became the new Davidson County Chan- cellor.
The Juvenile Court Clerk was a Metro Councilman. The newly-elected officials include: Davidson County Criminal Court Division II Judge Angelita Dalton, who is already the first African- American woman elected to serve as a General Sessions Judge in Davidson County, and is now also the first African-American woman to sit on the Davidson County Criminal Court.
General Sessions Division III Judge Ana Escobar, who has 22 years of experience in defending and prosecuting domestic violence cases, is the city's first Latina judge. Karen Johnson, a former Metro Council Member, is both the first woman and the first African American to hold the position of Register of Deeds for the city . Martesha Johnson, who previously served as assistant public defender for nine years, is Nashville's first African- American Public Defender. Anne Martin, who has a 25-year legal career handling the complex cases tried in Chancery Court, is the new Davidson County Chancellor.
Lonnell Matthews, previ- ously director of the Mayor's Office of Neighborhoods and member of the Metro Council, is the city's first African- American Juvenile Court Clerk.
"Each of these leaders has fought to make Nashville the inclusive, supportive commu- nity we know it to be and I look forward to working with them for years to come," said Mayor David Briley , who con- gratulated them. He said that these new appointments mark historic and diverse mile- stones for the City . See Scooters on Page 6 Page 9 Scooters make return with laws and regulations Citizens asked to participate in Community Health Assessment Public Health Department, Saint Thomas Health, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center are working together on the 2019 Community Health Assessment to determine what people think or feel about important issues in the their community .
The survey, which takes about 5 minutes to answer, will collect firsthand informa- See Assessment on Page 3 - photo courtesy of Bird
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September 13, 2018, The News- Page 3 -tion from community mem- bers to be used to benefit all citizens of the area. When taking the survey, you can decline to answer any particular question you do not wish to answer for any reason. All answers will remain com- pletely anonymous, and you name and other identifiers will never be associated with your answers.
To take the sur- vey, go to: English Survey Link: https://redcap.vander- bilt.edu/surveys/?s=KNMTX YPKYF or for the Spanish Survey Link: https://redcap. vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=N KLRLJYRLC From Page One Assessment... To ensure the city's readiness in the event of a large-scale dis- aster, more than 80 personnel from multiple agencies took part in a four-hour simulated training exercise at the Nash- ville Emergency Operations Center. The drill, which also included representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of En- gineers, the National Weather Service, Hands On Nashville and the United Way of Metro- politan Nashville, was designed to train personnel as well as test and tax the city's emergency response processes.
"A quick and clear response is critical when dealing with an emergency, and this drill put our personnel through a set of extraordinary challenges. We hope a city-wide emergency doesn't occur, but should disas- ter strike Davidson County , we are prepared," said Mayor David Briley . The simulated exercise, which was funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), was hosted through a coordinated effort between the Mayor's Office, the Nashville Office of Emergency Manage- ment (OEM) and USACE. Input and planning for the exercise were also provided by Metro Water Services, Metro Planning, the Emergency Communica- tions Center and the National Weather Service.
The simulation included a rapid series of weather events with catastrophic impact on various buildings, roads and services across the county . "Our Metro employees and partners did an excellent job in this drill. No matter how much training we provide our staff and partners, there is nothing short of real-time events that can match a multi-agency , real- time exercise," said Heidi Mariscal with the OEM. The Nashville-Davidson County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is the city's cen- tral coordinating, monitoring, notification and warning point for major emergencies and dis- asters. It is the primary multi- agency coordination center dur- ing a major incident.
The EOC coordinates with the Incident Command out in the field and other outside sources and resources. The EOC activates on average six times a year, with full activations seldom happen- ing.
"We have a strong partner- ship with our fellow Metro Nashville departments and community partners," Nash- ville Fire Department and OEM Director Chief William Swann said. "We value these exercises so much because they allow us to put our procedures to the test outside of an actual incident requiring a massive response." Briley implements multi-agency emergency preparedness drill Registration is now open for the Metropolitan Police Department’s free Driver Aware- ness Class for high school aged teens, scheduled for Saturday, September 22 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. This popular course will be held in the community room of the MNPD’s South Precinct, 5101 Harding Place.
It is open to all high school aged teens, regardless of county of resi- dency .
The class, taught by Nash- ville police officers, will not offer behind the wheel training, but rather will focus on impaired driving, distracted driving and overall traffic safe- ty . Persons interested in sign- ing up for this program may do so on-line at this link: https://www.nashville.gov/ News-Media/Calendar-of-Events / E ve n t - D e t a i l s / I D / 7 9 7 1 / begin/9-22-2018/Teen-Driver- Awareness-Program.aspx Registration now open for free Teen Driver Awareness Class See an unusual photo perfect for Whatʼs Wrong with This Picture? Send in your photo along with your name to: email@example.com and see the picture taken in the newspaper!
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SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION One year is $15 (local), $30 (out of state). Send name, address and telephone number to: Subscriptions, GCA Publishing Co. Inc., 2323 Crestmoor Road, Nashville, TN 37215 Wanda Southerland - Contributor Gloria Ruth Finney - Contributor Paul Ladd - Contributor Jim Wilson - Columnist Horace Johns - Columnist Larry Lipman - Columnist Brenda Batey - Social Editor Lisa Bold - Production Manager Anthony Cunningham _ President and Publisher Gary Cunningham, Founder and Publisher Emeritus After a long hot Nashville summer, nothing is more wel- come than the first leaf dusting the sidewalk signaling the beginning of fall.
It’s a time of crisp air, lively colors and warm atmospheres, making it the perfect opportunity to refresh your home. The transi- tion from summer to fall is not only a time to get your home ready for the coming cold weather, but also an opportuni- ty to refresh your home’s atmosphere. Read on for a few essentials to keep in mind while transitioning your home for fall.
Freshness. Though the tem- perature may be dropping, that doesn’t mean it’s time to give up on your garden. Use this change in season as an opportu- nity to give your garden some new life. By choosing a few of the many beautiful fall flowers, your garden can last well into the cooler months. For a pop of color, try adding chrysanthe- mums, pansies, or zinnias to your garden or on your porch. Another great way to bring fall freshness to your home is to check out the many colorful fruits and vegetables available in the fall. Fill your kitchen with the colors and tastes of sweet potatoes, squash, pump- kins, and apples.
Color. After months of bright summery colors, the warm, rich tones of fall can be a comforting change in the liv- ing spaces of your home. From accent pillows on your sofa to a new table setting in your dining space, there are so many easy ways to add the rich tones of fall to your home. To create a perfect seasonal tablescape, include elements like candles that add warmth to your dining space, but don’t be afraid to break away from the usual fall color schemes of orange and brown. This year, try a deep teal or al warm ivory for a more neutral setting. A few well- placed accents of warm fall col- ors can add so much to the com- fort and coziness of your fall home.
Warmth. A key element in transitioning your home to fall involves getting ready for the colder weather of the coming months. This can include switching out bedlinens for warmer materials, layering fur- niture with warm blankets and other textiles, and even lighting candles for a cozy fall-ready atmosphere. Consider giving a little love to your coffee station – you and your guests will appreciate a warming cup of coffee on a chilly fall morning. Fun. Even as the weather gets cooler, entertaining out- doors is still a favorite activity in the South. Make sure your outdoor living space is ready for any gathering, regardless of the temperature outside.
One way to do this is to keep a store of cashmere blankets on hand for guests as the nights get cold- er. Another great option is to consider upgrading your out- door living area. With football season gearing up, consider cre- ating an ultimate tailgate spot by adding an entertainment system to your outdoor living area. An outdoor fireplace is also a great addition for keep- ing parties warm and cozy, and they are a beautiful addition to any patio or deck that you will enjoy for the season while also adding to your home’s resale value.
Transitioning your home to fall can be fun and refreshing. As you get ready for the cooler temperatures, there are so many ways to add warmth as well as seasonality to your home’s atmosphere. If you’d like more suggestions on get- ting your home ready for fall or staging for the season if you’re looking to make a move, contact one of our agents today! Lawrence M. Lipman is the owner and president of RE/MAX Homes and Estates, Lipman Group. Real estate is Lawrence’s career, but also his passion, and he takes pride in guiding buyers and sellers through exciting home transitions at any budget.
Lawrence welcomes questions and can be reached by calling 615-364-3333.
Larryʼs Home Page By Lawrence M. Lipman Freshening up for fall Members of the Nashville Fire Department and IAFF Local 140 will greet motorists on the street all over the city, asking them to make a donation in support of Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) mission on September 13, 14 and 15 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. each day . Funds raised through 2018 Nashville Fill the Boot event helps MDA’s efforts to fund groundbreaking research and life-enhancing programs, such as state-of-the-art support groups and Care Centers, including the MDA Care Center at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.
They also help send local kids to a life-changing experience in an environment without barriers at MDA Summer Camp at Camp Widjiwagan - all at no cost to their families.
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“The ordinance uses a state law definition that is kind of tech- nical, but I try to tell people a business area or business dis- trict means what you would think it means”. Whenever operating a SUMD upon a sidewalk, the user shall yield to any pedestrian and shall give an audible signal before overtaking and passing such pedestrian. When riding on a street, users must follow the rules of the road as one would in a motor vehicle. Improperly parking or oper- ating a scooter has a $25 fine, and enforcement can be done by Metro Transportation Licensing Commission staff (the official entity of the pilot program), and Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD).
It should also be known that only one person per SUMD is allowed.
MNPD urged clarification that the $25 fine in the ordi- nance does not take place of other Metro or State laws. Common motor vehicle laws still apply, including the possi- bility of receiving a DUI, as it is covered by state law. “George Jones got a DUI on a lawnmower,” reminded Elrod. “You could get a DUI because it’s a motorized vehi- cle, or at least a public intoxica- tion, or reckless endanger- ment.” Individual company policies and agreements can be found through the app, or the compa- ny’s website.
Scooters are available to ride approximately 5 a.m. to dusk. Around dark, the scooters are picked up by designated chargers and taken to their des- ignated “nests” to be charged, inspected, and then returned the following morning.
From Page One Scooters... A 17-year-old Pearl Cohn High School student was arrested last week for carrying a stolen semi-automatic pistol to school that the teen claimed he found on a West Nashville street. The student told officer he carried the gun for protec- tion. Resource officers reported that the semi-automatic con- tained 20 rounds and that the teen had the weapon in his waistband.
Officers Freddirico Pye and Julius Gallon had received information about a social media post concerning a stu- dent potentially armed with a gun. The officers located the 17-year-old on the second floor of the school and conducted a probable cause search. Recovered from the student’s waistband was a 9 millimeter semi-automatic pistol with one live round in the chamber and 19 live rounds in the maga- zine. A check of the pistol’s serial number showed that it was stolen more than 8 years ago, on August 17, 2010, during a car burglary at Polo Park Apart- ments on Jackson Downs Boulevard in Hermitage.
The 51-year-old (at the time) owner reported the gun, a radio and a flashlight were taken from the vehicle. The car was not dam- aged to gain entry . The owner could not remember whether he locked it.
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Last month seven teams of older adults from Middle Ten- nessee competed in the annual Greater Nashville District Senior Brain Games hosted by the Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC).
The Bellevue Brain Brawlers, from Fifty- Foward’s J.L. Turner Center in Bellevue, took first place and will represent Middle Ten nessee during the Regional Play- Off this month in September. Now in its sixth season, the Tennessee Senior Brain Games is a state-wide competition organized by the Ten- nessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD). The Jeopardy- style trivia consists of three rounds of competi- tion, at the district level, regional level, and finally statewide. The event brings awareness to the importance of brain health as individuals age. Ms. Sr. Tennessee Debbie Mathis Watts, and Miss Tennessee Christine Williams both participat- ed in the Greater Nash- ville District event to sup- port the competitors, and highlight the need to increase awareness of aging-related issues such as Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
Through its aging and dis- ability programs, GNRC sup- ports 17 senior centers across Middle Tennessee. For more information on GNRC’s aging and disability programs or serv- ices visit gnrc.org. For more information on the Tennessee Senior Brain Games visit tn.gov/aging/aging-well. September 13, 2018, The News- Page 7 When it comes to orthopedic care, listening helps us see your whole picture. A small pain can be a big problem that affects everything you do. Ascension® care teams at the Saint Thomas Joint Replacement Institute take the time to listen so we can understand all aspects of you and your life.
Find a joint replacement specialist who is right for you by calling 877-795-2230 or or visiting sthealth.com/ortho. Future use of Richard Jones Road Fire Hall property to be discussed at community meeting Metro Councilman Russ Pulley is hosting a community meeting on the fire hall property , located on Richard Jones Road, to discuss options for the use of this property . The Fire Station operated for decades at this location until the new station was built at the intersection of Harding and Hillsboro Road. Currently , the Richard Jones Road property is leased; howev- er that lease, according to Pulley , will end by year’s end.
“You have heard me state that as a general rule, I am not in favor of selling public property , especially to make short-term budget goals,” Pulley said. “The mayor’s office included the Fire Hall property in this year’s budget, which means we must address that.” The community meeting will be held at the Granny White Church of Christ, located on Granny White Pike just north of Lipscomb University campus, on Thursday, September 20 beginning at 6 p.m. Representatives from the mayor’s office and planning department will be present to discuss the options being consid- ered for this property .
The Mall at Green Hills is adding new contemporary and specialty stores, including Tennessee’s only Sundance, along with Tennessee native brand Altar’d State. “We continue to strengthen our merchandise mix by attracting unique retailers that can’t be found anywhere else in the market,” said Kimberly Smith, the center’s marketing and sponsorship director. “It’s exciting when brands expand beyond traditional online and geographical footprints to expressively connect with con- sumers.” The new stores joining The Mall at Green Hills include: • Altar’d State – Rapidly growing women’s fashion brand with the latest fashion, accessories, home décor and more.
• Sundance – Opening its first boutique in Tennessee, Sundance is a premier lifestyle retailer of women’s and men’s apparel, footwear, jewelry, accessories, art and home décor. Famed actor, director and visionary of independent filmmaking, Robert Redford founded Sundance Catalog in 1989 to promote the works of artists and craftspeople world- wide. Once a small operation run out of the attic of the old Sundance Village firehouse, the brand has since grown to become one of America’s pre- eminent lifestyle retailers. The Apple store is currently undergoing a renovation and a new retail concept at the shop- ping center will be unveiled later this fall.
Recent tenant openings include boho-chic fashion brand Johnny Was and a four-story RH Design Gallery, the first in Tennessee. Additionally, Lolli & Pops, known for its expertly crafted artisan chocolates, candies and confections, recently announced that it will open its first Ten- nessee-based location in 2019. Exclusive brands including Sundance along with Altarʼd State coming to The Mall at Green Hills this fall “Bellevue Brain Brawlers” take first place at Senior Brain Games, advance to State Competition “Bellevue Brain Brawlers” L-R: Joe Edwards, Gay Hutson, Allen Dunkerly and Hudson Clark.
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for 33 years. She has 2 beautiful daughters, 5 wonderful grand- children and 5 great grand- children who warm their grandmother's heart on a daily basis.
Georgia's beautiful floral presentation and landscaping consist of colorful knock- out roses, petunias, zinnia, lantana, monkey grass and healthy shrubbery through- out. Beautiful butterflies and hummingbirds visit Georgia's home quite frequently along with thirsty bumblebees! Georgia has a strong pas- sion and love for working out- side on her beautiful property and it sure shows! Hal Perry can be reached at tulipgroveassoc@gmail. com Batteries Plus Bulbs opens in Hermitage A new specialty store is com- ing to the town of Hermitage that offers more than its name sug- gests. While the store does, in fact, carry batteries and light bulbs, the unique business does so much more than sell nearly 60,000 different types of products for home and business needs.
Batteries Plus Bulbs also has We Fix It Repair Centers that fix damaged phones and tablets, which take 60 to 90 minutes to repair. These tech centers also replace watch, keyless entry and phone batteries, and rebuild bat- tery packs. They also will be offering key services include key cutting, key fob programming, and fob shell and battery replace- ments – all with no appointment needed.
The store also offers free sys- tem checks and installation on most auto batteries. While there are plenty of other places to buy batteries or light bulbs, it’s Batteries Plus Bulbs’ main focus and expertise. Store associates use their deep product knowl- edge to solve problems like a cordless power tool that won’t turn on, for example. The store opens Wednesday , September 12 and is located at 3909 Lebanon Pike in Hermitage.
September 14-15 Friends of Hermitage Library Used Book Sale The Friends of Hermitage Library will hold a Used Book, CD and DVD sale on Friday, September 14, and Saturday, September 15, from 10 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m. at the Hermitage Library, 3700 James Kay Ln at Central Pike in Hermitage. Books are 75% donation and are priced from $.50 - $1.50, half- price the last two hours of the sale. Buyers are welcome and credit cards will be accepted. Profits are used for children and adult event materials and refreshments and for larger non-budget projects around the library .
September 15 Green Hills Historic Homecoming Presentation The Green Hills Historic Homecoming will be held on Saturday, September 15, at 2pm in the Green Hills Branch Library meeting room located at 3701 Benham Ave. This year’s topic will be “History of Street Names in Green Hills”. Davidson County Historian Dr. Carole Bucy and author Ridley Wills II will be the guest speak- ers to discuss the origins of the street and neighborhood names of Green Hills. Dr. Carole Bucy is a profes- sor of history at Volunteer State Community College and the Davidson County Historian. She is the author of several works on Tennessee and Nashville history .
Ridley Wills II is a well-known Nashville his- torian and author. His most recent book is Nashville Pikes, Volume Four: 150 Years Along Charlotte. Clifton, and Hydes Ferry Pikes.
The Historic Homecoming event is an annual participant during the Celebrate! Green Hills days. The event is free. For more information contact Green Hills Library at (615) 862.5863 ext. 3 or http://www. library .nashville.org. Anderson Benson Anderson Benson, an inde- pendent Nashville-based insur- ance and risk management firm, has announced the hiring of two new senior profession- als, Ingrid Pacchioli as a Marketing Associate and Jaye Thurston who will be a Commercial Lines Account Manager. Pacchioli joins Anderson Benson from Kressler, Wolff and Miller Insurance Agency in Easton, Penn.
There she coordi- nated and oversaw all aspects of agency commercial lines, including sales and marketing, new business development plus mergers and acquisition. She has also served as an Account Manager at agencies in Georgia and Florida.
Thurston joins Anderson Benson from Willis Towers Watson where she most recent- ly served as a Client Service Specialist. There she was responsible for maintaining and responding to Select & Middle Market commercial accounts. She’s previously worked insurance industry roles in Florida and South Carolina. Anderson Benson is focused on harnessing decades of insurance and risk manage- ment industry experience and delivering innovative and col- laborative services to clients. It has become a national leader for businesses and individuals across many industries such as entertainment, hospitality, con- struction, and transportation.
Barge Design Solutions Shannon Lambert has been named Chief Operating Officer at Barge Design Solutions, Inc. Lambert, who has more than 25 years of experi- ence, was previous- ly Director of the firm’s Water Ser- vices Business Unit. Under his lead- ership, Water Ser- vices diversified its client base across new geographic regions. He was elected to the firm’s Board of Directors in 2018.
Lambert’s technical experi- ence includes project manage- ment for water and wastewater treatment plant expansions and upgrades, sewer collection sys- tems, and water distribution systems for utilities across the Southeast. Lambert is President Elect and co-chair of the Water Profession- als Leadership Academy for the Kentucky-Tennessee Water En- vironment Association (WEA) and is a Water Environment Federation (WEF) Water Leader- ship Institute alumnus. Lambert is a University of Missouri-Rolla alumnus with undergraduate and graduate degrees in Civil Engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas.
Lambert and his family reside in Franklin, Tennessee.
RE/MAX Homes and Estates, Lipman Group RE/MAX Homes and Estates, Lipman Group recently hired Nichole Nunn as their newest agent. Nunn is a proud Nashville native who knows the Middle Tennessee area well. Having spent her whole life here, she knows the neighborhoods and residential areas of Nashville in a unique way, and will be able to assist her clients with her special understanding of the city . Nunn is making the switch to real estate after working 14 years in leadership manage- ment. Her new found passion for real estate inspired her to make the career switch. She is committed to her clients and going the extra mile to assist in their home buying or selling process.
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September 13, 2018, The News- Page 9 Celebrate! Green Hills Days Green Hills Historic Homecoming 2018 1.
Who or what was Phillip Quarles in Green Hills? A. A well-known attorney B. A real estate and farm broker C. A men’s shoe store D. A community hardware Store 2. Which of these fast food restaurants used to be in Green Hills? A. Popeye’s B. Kentucky Fried Chicken C. White Castle D. Sonic Drive In 3. What was torn down in Green Hills to make way for Hill Center? A. A grocery store B. A jewelry store C. A drug store D. All of the above 4. Which barber shop was well known in Green Hills during the 1970’s? A. Clint’s B. Bob’s C. Clyde’s D. The Rendevous 5. What interesting thing was the Leu Property on Abbott Martin Road once known for?
A. Roaming cattle B. A large gold fish pond C. A small golf driving range D. Log cabin garage 6. State Hwy 431 in Green Hills is also known as: A. Granny White Pike B. Hillsboro Pike C. Sneed Road D. Woodmont Blvd. 7. Why was Woodmont Boulevard once called “Con- crete Boulevard”? A. The road was once paved in concrete B. The road used to have a white chalky look to it C. A concrete truck tilted over and spilled its contents in the 1950’s D. It was a newspaper mis- spelling of the original nick name “Complete Boulevard” 8. In the 1950’s, the Green Hills Theatre had this: A. Purple velvet recliner seats with footrests B.
Red leather rocking seats with cupholders C. A crying room D. A circular stairway to the upper floors 9. In the 1980’s, Green Hills Shakey’s Restaurant did not have this: A. Pizza B. A player piano C. Hamburgers D. Beer 10. Which cafeteria used to be in Green Hills?
A. B & W Cafeteria B. Belle Meade Cafeteria C. Morrison’s D. Piccadilly Cafeteria 11. Cain-Sloan once was: A. A men’s fine shoe store B. A local department store C. A building crane company D. An apartment complex 12. The old Green Hills library was unique in that it had: A. An antler chandelier hanging in it B. A wood burning fireplace C. A built-in aquarium D. A coffee shop 13. Bavarian Village in Green Hills was a: A. A strip shopping center B. Child’s theme park off Belmont Boulevard C. German family owned consignment shop D. A children’s clothing store 14. Before there were home computer printers or Kinko’s, where did people in Green Hills go to get a quick copy printed?
A. At the library B. At the Post Office C. At some banks D. All of the above 15. What was the name of the animal clinic in Green Hills in the 1960’s? A. Mercy Animal Clinic B. Greene’s Animal Clinic C. PetVet Animal Clinic D. None of the above BONUS QUESTION: Where was an outdoor pay phone booth located in Green Hills during the 1950’s? A. Beside the gymnasium at Hillsboro High School B. In front of the Green Hills Fire Hall C. In front of Green Hills Market - Pharmacy D. At the Yellow Cab taxi stand on Hillsboro Road Trivia Contest 2018 Celebrate! Green Hills is a unique community event which is a way for local merchants, non-profits, businesses and community members to con- nect through Green Hills past, present and future.
On September 15, at 2 p.m., the Green Hills Library located at 3701 Benham Avenue will present the Green Hills Historic Homecoming presentation in the Community Room. This year’s topic for the Historic Homecoming will be “History of Street Names in Green Hills”. If you have ever wondered how Green Hills got their street names, this is the discussion to attend. Davidson County Historian Dr. Carole Bucy and author Ridley Wills II will be the guest speakers to discuss the origins of the street and neighborhood names of Green Hills. Dr. Carole Bucy is a profes- sor of history at Volunteer State Community College and the Davidson County Historian.
She is the author of several works on Tennessee and Nash- ville history .
Ridley Wills II is a well- known Nashville historian and author. His most recent book is Nashville Pikes, Volume Four: 150 Years Along Charlotte. Clifton, and Hydes Ferry Pikes. The Historic Homecoming is an annual event as part of the Celebrate! Green Hills Days. The presentation is an interest- ing way to learn history and interesting facts about Green Hills. The event is also a great way to bring new and old friends and neighbors together to talk about their community’s past and the changes taking place in Green Hills today .
The Historic Homecoming has covered many interesting topics over the years.
Some of the past discussions have been about the life during wartimes, Hillsboro High School, elemen- tary school memories, homes and architecture, summer games, music, dance, cars of the past, development and the Green Hills Business District. This year’s presentation on Green Hills street names and where did the names originate from will be another discussion you don’t want to miss on Saturday at 2 p.m.! Green Hills Village (1961) - photos courtesy of Metro Archives How well do you know Green Hills?
Circle the correct answer or answers below. Answers will be revealed next week. The old Green Hills Shopping Center. Where did Green Hills streets get their names? How to enter Trivia Contest for Celebrate Green Hills Days 2018: A. Mail entries to: The News, 2323 Crestmoor Road, Nashville, TN 37215, or; B. Email answers to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name and contact information to enter the contest. One entry per person. Entries must be received by September 17 to be eligible. The entries with the highest score will be entered for a drawing to receive a dining gift certificate, courtesy of The News.
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100 at the 70-100 split 615-353-5666 BRING THIS AD IN FOR THESE SPECIALS “The Duel” by Eugene Field has come to be known as the “Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat.” The subject of the poem is the unnecessary struggle of two inanimate objects resulting in the annihilation of both. “The gingham dog and the calico cat Side by side on the table sat; ‘T’was half-past twelve, and (what do you think!?) Nor one nor t’other had slept a wink! The air was littered, an hour or so, with bits of gingham and cal- ico… Next morning, where the two had sat they found no trace of dog or cat; and some folks think unto this day that bur- glars stole that pair away! But the truth about the cat and pup is this: they ate each other up! Now what do you really think of that!?” (Paraphrased) Galatians 5:15 says, “If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.” (NIV) What is the message of Mr.
Field’s poem and the Biblical quote?
Our world is fraught with conflict and hate. Why? Some call it survival of the fittest. I call it rampant ungodliness. There has always been a conflict between the “have’s and the have nots.” The “rich and famous” and the “poor” contin- ue to strive against each other; and, it seems to be an eternal struggle. The root problem seems to be pride and envy . But what could be the reason for the “white vs. black” conflict? We have no control over the pig- ment of our skin. Our heritage is not a matter of choice. The treatment of those who are dif- ferent, for whatever reason, is just not necessary or condoned by true followers of Christ.
Hate and strife must end or we will destroy ourselves. The past is the past. We can not change it. Tearing down the monuments, removing statues and whitewashing the murals do not change the shame and degradation that preceded our generation. But, it does not give any of us the right to perpetuate the malfeasance that preceded our generation. That must stop, here and now!
I was born in a time when the variances in race were magni- fied; however, my mother and father would not allow that philosophy in our house. Segregation kept the races apart and was not supported by rea- son. When I rode the bus with my father, who was the driver of the bus for Nashville Transit, all blacks were relegated to the back of the bus. I asked dad why they were not allowed to sit else- where. He said it was the law. What?! How un-Christian and inhumane is that? I am ashamed of our past deeds, but I can not provide restitution for the acts of others. Dear God, please for- give our senseless opposition to other humans of any color! Look at the souls, personality and humanity of people.
Stop the madness!
God made all of us. And He has given us guidance in His Word. He says “If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” Romans 12:18 Okay , let’s cut to the chase. Treat everyone the way you want to be treated. Think what would happen if we could all live in harmony . How much could be accomplished? I am sure; it would amaze all of us. I have a very good friend I call my brother. He is black. His blood type is O positive. My blood type is O positive. There is no difference in our blood. Color is only skin deep. The soul and the psyche of each of us is all encompassing and eternal.
Does this tell you anything? There is no reason for our socie- ty to prolong inhumanity . It does not have to be that way . Let’s change the world; together we can. Jonathan Edwards said, “It has been found by experience that the tidings of remarkable effects of the power and grace of God in any place tend greatly to awaken and engage the minds of persons in other places.” Stories of revival often spark other revivals. Let’s start a revival here and spread it around the world. Are you in? If not, why not?
Taxing Matters By Jim Wilson, CPA Why must it be this way?