February 2019 Around Town

Tim Yanke: Abstract Musings Art Exhibition The Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center hosted a reception for abstract artist Tim Yanke on Dec. 8. The event was held in conjunction with his new exhibit, “Abstract Musings,” which will be on display at Monthaven through Feb. 10. Tim draws his inspiration from the music he has playing whenever he … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Tom and Betty Neal Honored with Chancellor’s Award Tom and Betty Neal of Gallatin were recently awarded the Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. The award honors those who have made great and lasting contributions to the state’s colleges and universities. Along with their support for Vol State, the Neals have also … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Master Custom Builders Council Donates to YMCA ABC Program The Master Custom Builders Council presented a check for $15,000 to the Sumner County Family YMCA’s After Breast Cancer (ABC) program on Oct. 25. The check represented the proceeds of the annual Charity Tour of Homes event that was held in late September. The check presentation took … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Vol State Announces New President’s Ambassadors Volunteer State Community College has announced its 2018-19 President’s Ambassadors. The Ambassadors represent the college at events, conduct campus tours and help with public relations. Students selected for the program go through a rigorous vetting process. Successful candidates are selected from more than 2,000 eligible students. Eligible students must have a cumulative … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

KEY Lifelong Learning Lecture Series at Vol State Plant-based nutrition, the Vietnam War, Saudi Arabia and life on Earth are a few of the topics in the KEY Lifelong Learning Lecture Series scheduled at Volunteer State Community College this fall. The lectures began in September continue through October. Everyone is welcome to register and attend. KEY stands … Continued

September 2018 Around Town

Hendersonville’s WRK.PLC Dance Studio Brings Home Three National Championships Dancers from The WRK.PLC. troupe recently competed at Nexstar National Dance Competition in Orlando, Florida. Three of the routines won National Championship Awards for their age divisions, and the studio also brought home $1,750 in prize money. “Mourning Child” won the Intermediate Junior Duet category, “No … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

Former LAPD Detective Promoted to Vol State Dean James Brown has been promoted to dean of the Social Science and Education Division at Volunteer State Community College. For the last 10 years, he was an assistant professor of criminal justice at Vol State. James retired from the Los Angeles Police Department in 2006 after 33 years … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

Hendersonville Mayor Delivers State of the City Address Hendersonville Mayor Jamie Clary delivered the annual State of the City Address during the May 1, 2018 meeting of the Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce. During his presentation, Clary noted the city’s accomplishments over the past 12 months, and he discussed his goals and challenges over the coming … Continued

June 2018 Around Town

Vol State’s New Summer Terms Allows Students to Take More Classes Starting in summer 2018, Volunteer State Community College will expand its summer terms to permit students to take more classes. As of May 21, the college will offer three-week, six-week and traditional 12-week classes. The new format will reduce the overlapping of class terms, which will increase … Continued

May 2018 Around Town

Union University to Host Summer Math Camp for Rising Ninth-Graders Union University will host a Connect Camp for Math at its Hendersonville campus this summer for students entering the ninth grade this fall. The goal of the camp is to help students strengthen their math skills in preparation for taking Algebra I their freshmen year. Scores from … Continued