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Story by Matt Courson / Contributing Writer Photo courtesy of Joe Nelms Lebanon, Tennessee – For a preacher, Joe Nelms found himself in a real pickle. Nelms was asked to deliver the pre-race invocation prior to the 2011 Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway. In the weeks leading up to the race, he didn’t …

Story by Austin Laymon / Contributing Writer Photo via Joe Biden’s Social Media After four long days of patiently waiting, democratic nominee Joe Biden and Kamala Harris has won the 2020 presidential election. Due to a turnaround in the state of Pennsylvania, Biden and Harris received the state’s 20 electoral votes. This pushed the pair over …

Story by Makala Greene, Nick Surratt, Melanie Rodriguez and Terica Black / Contributing Writers Cover photo by Joshua Blake / Contributing Photographer Casting a ballot for the first time should be memorable. Luckily, the 2020 election cycle will be unforgettable. There’s great division in the country between political parties. This fall has followed a summer …

In 2000, the headline on The Tennessean had the race between George Bush and former Vice President Al Gore as too close to call. A winner was not declared until December when the Supreme Court decided a recount in Florida was unnecessary. Story by Sam War and Kristi Jones / Contributing Writers Election fraud conspiracy …

Story by Ashley Norman / Contributing Writer Rutherford County recorded its highest seven-day moving average of new COVID-19 cases in six weeks on Tuesday, according to analyzed data from the Tennessee Department of Health. COVID-19 case counts in Rutherford County have continued to rise this past week, with its current seven-day moving average of 150 …

Story by Brendon Donoho / Contributing Writer According to a recent Facility Services report, 14 buildings, including EZEL and MGB, received a grade of “D” on the Middle Tennessee State University’s own grading system while another six buildings, including BDA, KOM and Peck Hall, received a “C.” “It’s really an issue of the allocations coming …