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Metro Council proposes classes for code offenders

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Macaela Bennett, mbennett@tennessean.com http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2015/05/25/council-proposes-classes-code-offenders/27831279/ Think of it as traffic school for piling trash in your yard or neglecting to mow the lawn for many months. Metro council passed a proposal sponsored by council members Fabian Bedne and Karen Johnson on first reading Tuesday that would open a “Codes Violator School” similar to the format of […]

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A tremendous victory

| August 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Our victory in last Thursday’s Metro Council election exceeded all expectations, and the credit goes to you, my supporters. That’s why we had so much to celebrate Thursday night at La Terazza, one of District 29’s best restaurants. Enjoy the photos below.

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Thanks for kind words in newspaper

| July 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

A heartfelt thank you goes out to District 29 resident Sue Paugh for her kind words in Sunday’s Tennessean. The story reads: “Yes, we need to grow, but we’ve got to have everything lined up,” said saleswoman Sue Paugh, a 35-year resident of the area who supports Karen Johnson after seeing her work ethic and […]

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Sweet on Homestyle Bakery

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Everybody around here loves a treat from Homestyle Bakery! Several volunteers joined me Wednesday morning handing out Homestyle oatmeal raisin cookies to passersby. Homestyle Bakery’s owner, Mike Edwards, and his family live in District 29 — a small business owner I am proud to support!

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A lovely afternoon at GranDale

| July 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

A wonderful crowd turned out Saturday afternoon to enjoy the Open House at GranDale Manor. Many thanks, again, to David and Becky Waynick for all their fine work to save this community treasure. From lemonade on the veranda to good company and conversation in the newly opened room behind the fireplace, a good time was […]

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Grateful for WIN endorsement

| July 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thanks go out to Women in Numbers (WIN) for endorsing my candidacy. What an honor to be recognized by a group dedicated to helping women candidates succeed!

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Have a grand time at GranDale

| July 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Join me at the historic GranDale Manor for an Open House 3-5 p.m. this Saturday, July 16, to celebrate the new Law Offices of  Waynick and Luck. David and Becky Waynick have done such a wonderful job of restoring GranDale Manor – a piece of history in our midst that was almost lost to the […]

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Karen speaks to Council about development

| July 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Karen spoke July 5 to Metro Council about a proposed zoning change and industrial/residential development in the Smith Springs Road/Anderson Road area. She joins other community members who are concerned about the impact on traffic and other issues. Watch Karen’s presentation here.

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Area voters hear candidates at forum

| July 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Residents of Southeast Nashville heard Thursday night from candidates for Metro Council and Vice Mayor. I was grateful to be included. The thing we all agreed on: The neighborhoods and businesses in our area are proud and striving, and our elected officials must work to make sure they thrive. – Posted using BlogPress from my […]

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Great forum on Ernie Allen’s 92Q show

| July 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thanks to Ernie Allen for inviting me to be part of Sunday’s candidates’ forum on 92Q. The discussion was lively and the forum very informative for voters. Thanks also go out to Harold Love Jr. for setting up the show — an outstanding public service.

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