Mr. Goodroof Announces Shingle Bells Program

Mr. GoodRoof is locally owned by Hendersonville residents Mac and Tommy McRae. Every year, as a way of giving back to the community, they host an annual “Shingle Bells Roof Giveaway” event during November and December. During the event, the company donates a new roof to a nonprofit organization or local family in need. If you know someone who needs a quality roof but cannot afford one, please send them a photo of the property as well as a letter narrating the family or organization’s story. Send your story about the local family or nonprofit organization and why they need our help, along with a photo of the roof and a full photo of the building along with the contact information (first and last name, phone number and email address) for the family or organization. This information can be submitted via email with the subject line of “Shingle Bells” (, via USPS Mail (Mr. GoodRoof Shingle Bell Roof Giveaway, 273 W. Main St., Hendersonville) or in person at their office (273 W. Main St.).

Electronics Recycling Solutions Hosts Open House

Electronic Recycling Solutions hosted a community open house at its Airport Road location in Gallatin Sept. 5. The event included tours of the recycling facility and refreshments for the guests. ERS is Middle Tennessee’s electronics recycling solution making a difference in the economic, environmental and social landscapes of our community. It strives to provide sustainable, long term employment for adults with autism and different disabilities while offering an ethical solution to electronics waste management.

Vol State Celebrates Math and Science Building Renovation

The Warf Math and Science Building at Volunteer State Community College underwent a $6 million renovation throughout the past year. The renovation provides more than 9,000 square feet of additional space, including a new Mechatronics lab with plenty of room for robotics and other training equipment. The work also upgraded the entire building, adding two new science labs, two student study areas and more than 30 faculty offices. In recognition of the completion of the remodeling, the college hosted a grand reopening celebration Oct. 18.

Pope John Paul II High School Homecoming 2019

Pope John Paul II High School defeated Christian County Kentucky, 56-8 in the school’s annual homecoming football game. JPII welcomed home alumni from near and far. The half-time presentation of the Homecoming Court culminated in crowning senior Miss Emma Wasden as the 2019 homecoming queen.