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So You Want to Live in Nashville - Property Tax Assessor Vivian Wilhoite - 1-21-21 -(5pm)

So You Want to Live in Nashville - Property Tax Assessor Vivian Wilhoite - 1-21-21 -(5pm)

January 21, 2021

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This episode was from a live broadcast of the talk show What's the 411? with Sharon Kay on WFSK radio in Nashville on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 5pm (cst).

Guest for this episode is Assessor of Property Vivian Wilhoite, Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County, Tennessee.  There responsibilities include identify, list, appraise and classify all taxable properties in this County. 

Much was covered which included the 2020 tax years and the proposed increase in Nashville, and how does this county stack up among the others across the State.  

Inauguration Day January 20, 21

Inauguration Day January 20, 21

January 21, 2021

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This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of the talk show What's the 411? with Sharon Kay on WFSK radio in Nashville.  The Inauguration Edition of the 411 Show started a little earlier (3:45p) then the normal 4pm (cst) start time.  

U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper of Tennessee gave a live interview from his congressional office on the election and swearing in of Joe Biden as the new President of the United States, etc. 

Followed by a live 30-min. newscast on the day's events in our nation's capitol as well as around the U.S. by Sharon Kay.   

The guest for the rest of the hour was Metro/Nashville Councilmember -At Large Zulfat Suara, who recently helped move a bill through the Metro Council to re-name 5th Ave. in downtown Nashville "Rep. John Lewis Way".

We discussed the Christmas Day booming in downtown Nashville as well.    

Subject Was On: The Upcoming Tax Season with Trustee Erica Gilmore - 1-13-21 at 5pm

Subject Was On: The Upcoming Tax Season with Trustee Erica Gilmore - 1-13-21 at 5pm

January 21, 2021

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This episode was from a live broadcast of the talk show What's the 411? with Sharon Kay on WFSK radio in Nashville. News from the Community segment featured Dr. Natara Garvin.

She's Associate Provost for Student Affairs/Dean of Students at Fisk University and shared the details of the King Day Annual Convocation which was live streamed.  

Guest for the hour was Ms. Erica Gilmore, Trustee of Nashville/Davidson County.  The Office of the Trustee is a Constitutional office that was established as a tax collection agency for each county in the state of Tennessee. The Trustee in Davidson County collects Real Property, Personalty and Public Utility Taxes.

 

 

Nashville’s COVID Vaccine Distribution - Slow Start - 1-13-21

Nashville’s COVID Vaccine Distribution - Slow Start - 1-13-21

January 21, 2021

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This show was recorded from a live broadcast of "What's the 41? with Sharon Kay heard live on WFSK radio in Nashville.  The guest was Laura Varnier, MNSc, APRN, FNP-BC, CEN.  She's Director of Clinical Services/Director of Nursing at the Metro Nashville Public Health Department.  

Our discussion was on the Covid-19 vaccine and the slow distribution here in the city and how the vaccine is being distributed across the state and U.S.  

Tools for New Ministers - So You Want to Be a Preacher - 8-30-20 - 8:00 am

Tools for New Ministers - So You Want to Be a Preacher - 8-30-20 - 8:00 am

August 31, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show from the studios of WFSK-FM radio in Nashville, on Sunday August 30, 2020 at 07:00 am (cdt).   The subject matter was on: the art of preaching.  Guest s were Rev. James McCarroll, pastor of 1st Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee and Dr. Matthew Kim professor of preaching and ministry at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.  Both are authors of books on preaching and how to prepare new ministers for the role. 

Addressed were issues on denominational issues, characteristics of preaching and preachers, have a higher or religious  education vs. "being called", leadership  

It Feels Like Sunday Morning ….. News,Chatter and Opinion - 8-30-20

It Feels Like Sunday Morning ….. News,Chatter and Opinion - 8-30-20

August 31, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live show on WFSK radio on Sunday, August 30,20 at 7:00 am.  This hour is always filled with news headlines of the day, what ever I can cram in and of course plenty of opinion of headlines.  

Artist of the Week - Matthew Whitaker - 8-27-20

Artist of the Week - Matthew Whitaker - 8-27-20

August 31, 2020

This episode is from a WFSK weekly feature called "Artist of the Week.  It aired on WFSK JAZZY 88 Thursday,  August 27, 2020 at 12:30 pm (cst).  It was pure joy to chat with pianist, organist, composer, drummer and arranger Matthew Whitaker.  Blind since the age of 11 his gifting has been requested for performances around the world.  Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles would be delighted to work with him.  

Only 19, he's played piano since he was 3 and thrilled everyone who heard him and amazed his parents and all who marveled at his talent its no wonder Matthew is referred to as a prodigy.  Among so much we talked about was his latest album called "Now Hear This".  

Begin Again by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.  - 8-26-20 - 5:pm (cdt)

Begin Again by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. - 8-26-20 - 5:pm (cdt)

August 31, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show on WFSK radio Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 5pm.  It was good to welcome back to the show Dr. Eddie Glaude, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor at Princeton University and author of  Begin Again and Democracy in Black.  

He returned to discuss his latest book Begin Again: James Baldwin's America And Its Urgent Lessons For Our Own and share insights on racial unrest, the upcoming election and the leading news headlines as they relate to James Baldwin's journey and views on life.   

In 2017 Dr. Glaude was on the 411 Show to discuss his book Democracy In Black.   It was indeed good to chat with the Professor again.  

 

How To Survive a Pandemic with Dr. Michael Greger -8-26-20 - 4pm (cdt)

How To Survive a Pandemic with Dr. Michael Greger -8-26-20 - 4pm (cdt)

August 31, 2020

This episode is recorded from a live broadcast of my show on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 in the studios of WFSK radio, Nashville.  The discussion was on the book How to Survive a Pandemic by Dr. Michael Greger, M.D. His vital, timely text is on the viruses that cause pandemics and how to face them.  He discussed How did these diseases come about, what―if anything―can we do to stop them and their fatal march into our countries, our homes, and our bodies and much more.

Dr. Greger is a founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and  New York Times bestselling author of How Not to Die.  This was an informative conversation with topic which also covered COVID-19 and current research.  

Releasing Frustationand Embrace Joy with Cindy Bunch - 8-23-20

Releasing Frustationand Embrace Joy with Cindy Bunch - 8-23-20

August 26, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of What's the 411? with Sharon Kay on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 8:00am

The guest was Cindy Bunch who discussed her latest book Be Kind to Yourself.  She's am Associate Publisher and director of Editorial at Intervarsity Press. 

 

Feels Lke Sunday Morning - 8-23-20

Feels Lke Sunday Morning - 8-23-20

August 26, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of What's the 411? on Sunday, August, 2020 at 7:00 am (cst).  I cover different type of news stories out of the mainstream and comment on them that have happened that week. 

Combating Racism through Storytelling - Ardrey Orie - 8-19-20

Combating Racism through Storytelling - Ardrey Orie - 8-19-20

August 26, 2020

This episode was recorded from a the live broadcast of my show What's the 411? with Sharon Kay on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 5pm (cst)  Community News that hour came from Miya Jaye Black Lives Matter Nashville Chapter. 

Guest for the hour was Ardre Orie, a former public school principal, Black publisher and ghostwriter.  She said "the fight for racial justice and equality is now at the forefront of the national conversation but it is not a new battle for social activist and publisher Ardre Orie.

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