December 2017 Around Town

The Sumner County Family YMCA hosted its first From Discovery to Recovery Breast Cancer Awareness luncheon on September 26 at the First Baptist Church in Hendersonville. Coinciding with the October arrival of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the event provided an exploration of the breast cancer cycle, from detection to post-treatment recovery.

November 2017 Around Town

The 12th annual Volunteer State Community College Foundation Harvest Moon Soirée was held on Friday night, September 15, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Hendersonville. Since the event’s beginning in 2006, the soirée has raised more than $500,000 for student scholarships. This year’s affair, supported by the primary sponsor Sumner Regional Medical Center, attracted more than 200…

October 2017 Around Town

Hendersonville Tire Center celebrated 50 years in business on August 25. Founded on August 25, 1967, by Robert Carter, the company is currently owned and managed by David Julian, son-in-law of the founder. David is assisted in day-to-day operations by his son, David Julian II, David's wife, Roberta Julian and daughter, Rachel Atkinson, making Hendersonville Tire Center a third-generation, family-run…

September 2017 Around Town

Fred D. Rogers retired in July after serving 15 years as director of the Hendersonville Planning Department. Rogers guided Hendersonville through an extended period of unprecedented growth and development. Early in his tenure, he guided a long-range, citizen-driven visionary process known as Hendersonville Tomorrow and initiated a similar effort underway today, Hendersonville Horizons. He also spearheaded the development and adoption…

August 2017 Around Town

TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center is a 148-bed facility providing quality healthcare to Sumner and surrounding counties for more than 35 years.

July 2017 Around Town

Heritage Law Group’s first Elder Law Expo & Workshop on May 11, at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee, drew more than 100 attendees from Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. “This event will be the first of many in Middle Tennessee, to help the community better understand the needs of the aging population," Jake Mason, owner of Heritage Law…

June 2017 Around Town

Park Place Retirement Community hosted its Senior Health and Wellness Fair on April 6 with 45 senior-focused vendors and 200-plus in attendance. The annual event gives seniors an opportunity to learn more about available senior care options in their area. Many of the health care vendors offered complimentary health screenings, including blood pressure, thyroid and carotid artery checks. Proceeds from…

May 2017 Around Town

The dental X-ray has come a long way in recent years. Digital radiography means that dental clinic staff can process an X-ray quickly and with less radiation. It’s a fast-growing technology, and that’s why the Volunteer State Community College Dental Assisting program has recently upgraded to digital radiography.

April 2017 Around Town

TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center announced the winner of its Name Our Robot Contest. Ryan Daughtry, 12, a resident of Gallatin, named Middle Tennessee’s first daVinci® Xi™ robot “Mia—Minimally Invasive Approach.”

March 2017 Around Town

The kids in Brooke Janes second-grade class are wondering what the chocolate chip cookies, toothpicks and paper towels will be used for. Then the teacher explains, "We’re about to become paleontologists." A few minutes later the students are digging into their rock cookies to dig out the fossil chocolate chips. It’s just one part of a whirlwind archeology lesson that…