WZTV FOX 17 - Top Stories
No Shave November are affiliated with music row or country radio. Music
Row is always competitive, but they are even more so for the month of
November, but instead of fighting over the top spot on the country
charts, they are all trying to grow the best beards and raise the most
money for st. Jude"
"Watching last few days, labels fighting
against each other, throwing a few more bucks in , for this amazing
cause it's pretty cool" says Warner Music Group President/CEO John
Men from all over Nashville have been growing out their facial hair for exactly one month now.
"I keep hearing I look distinguished . I think that means I'm the old man in the sea" laughs Esposito.
Some joked about their strategy.
"Mane and tail shampoo" says Damon Moberly.
Others were surprised at what grew!
"I do have a bald spot I am m proud of. Thankfully it's here and not here" says Paul Williams.
"Well, I can't grow the top of my head, but my face is well, yeah" says Brian Bowling.
The majority of these guys can only think about one thing, shaving it all off.
"I hate it okay, let's be clear" says Esposito.
two weeks were fine, third I wanted to carry a wire brush around
because it was alive, last week was okay but as soon as I get home
tonight, gone" says Craig Campbell.
"A lot of people that are
married that are part of our group said it's a no touch November because
no one will, umm yeah, you know"
For 30 days they've
suffered and finally the night has come. Brian Bowling won beard of the
year here at the beard bash last year.
But had to pass the trophy along to Universal Musics Damon Moberly.
There were plenty of other uniquely named awards handed out, including
groomsmen for the most groomed beard, no shame november for the person
that posted the most on social media, and of course the fund razor and
whisker reward for those that raised the most money.
Team Thompson Square took that top spot and at only one-thousand dollars less Team Casey James came in second.
But win or lose, Music Row united ,putting down their razors and picking up roughly 125 thousand dollars for St. Jude!
"They put their guns down for a month and come together for a great cause" says Campbell
Shave November has also been going on in Stacy's house! Her husband has
been participating and she things he could give those guys a run for
their money! She want's your opinion!
Friday, November 30 2012, 09:51 PM CST
Haslam's chief deputy Claude Ramsey to retire
June 19, 2013 16:41 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam says chief deputy Claude Ramsey is retiring at the end of August to spend more time with his family in Chattanooga.
The Republican governor said in a news release on Wednesday that the 70-year-old Ramsey has been integral to his administration on key initiatives that include civil service reform, economic development efforts, workforce development training and improved operation of state government.
Ramsey was elected to the General Assembly in 1972 where he served four years in the House. He was Hamilton County's mayor for 16 years.
His last day on the job is August 31.
Porsche tops in annual survey of vehicle quality
DETROIT (AP) -- Porsche is the top performer in an annual survey of new vehicle quality.
BC-US--Dow Record-Three Personal Stories, 1st Ld-Writethru,1173
Dow Record: Three tales of ups, downs and changes
AP Photo FX102, FX103
Eds: With BC-US--Dow Record. Adds photos.
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: INTELLIGENCE OFFICIALS SAY SURVEILLANCE FOILED PLOT TO BOMB NYSE
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S.
VEGAS STRIP-THRILL RIDE
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- If losing your shirt in Sin City isn't enough -- you could soon lose lunch.