The girls in 17-year-old Eva’s high school class use Instagram metrics as a measure of popularity. Their relationship with Instagram is more than typical teen self-discovery; it is parasitic. They obsess over online status symbols like follower counts, “likes,” and inclusion in viral trends featuring “thinspiration” and filter-perfect faces. Eva described this toxic dynamic in a recent Wall Street Journal expose, saying, “Every time I feel good about myself, I go over to Instagram, and then it all goes away.”
Six schools that scored a Level 5 in the Tennessee Value Added Assessment System (TVASS), were recognized last week by the Robertson County School Board.
At their planning meeting last Monday, the Robertson County School Board discussed new possible changes to their employee health insurance, especially for part time employees.
The City of Springfield will conduct its second of two planned citywide junk collection pickups for 2021 which began on Oct. 1 and runs through Friday, Oct. 29.
Last month, Bath Fitter announced significant enhancements to its employee compensation packages and work environment at their manufacturing plant in Springfield.
A rezoning vote for more than 30 acres in Springfield could help pave the way for the construction of 240 high-end apartments.
Judge Jill Bartee Ayers was welcomed to the Court of Criminal Appeals in a special investiture ceremony held in the State Capitol on August 30. She is the 44th judge to take the bench on the Court of Criminal Appeals.
As White House officials eye a December completion date for its Billy S. Hobbs Community Event Center, plans are also under way to construct a recreation center next door, making it the final structure to define the Municipal Complex along College Street and Highway 31W.
The Springfield-Robertson County Airport is hosting a Fly-In and Open House this weekend, complete with skydiving demonstrations, and helicopter and hot air balloon rides for visitors.
State Senator Kerry Roberts, (R) of Springfield, says government is overreaching in its authority when it comes to mandates concerning COVID-19, and he’s hoping a special legislative session could bring some relief to Tennessee residents.
Tennessee Value Added Assessment System (TVAAS) scores for 2020-2021 were released by the Tennessee Department of Education earlier this month.
An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Pleasant View man – 40-year-old Jody Taylor, on multiple counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.
White House city officials are now expecting the Billy S. Hobbs Community Event Center, which has been under construction since October 2020 and has faced delays due to weather, to be completed by year’s end.
Greenbrier is gearing up for its annual “Harvest Time in the Brier” this Saturday, Sept. 18 to be held in and around the Town Square Commons along College Street and Highway 41.
Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home & Cremation Center, in partnership with the Orange Heart Medal Foundation, TN Federation of Garden Clubs and the city of Springfield, will dedicate the Gold Star Family Memorial on Saturday, Sept. 18 at 11:00 a.m. at 4005 Memorial Blvd. in Springfield.