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"It's not true, it's not true and I can't wait to be proven, cause it's not true and it's really hurting my heart to see this," says parent Tiffany Jones.
Despite the charges, parents continued to bring their children to the academy and they stand behind the Robinsons, especially Demetria.
"We worked at a daycare together and she has took care of all 3 of my kids before and nobody has ever said anything bad about her," says Jones. "Ever.'
"I live right near her and I see her out there interacting with the children and I've never seen anything that leads me to believe that she's doing anything to harm anyone's children," says neighbor Carolyn Broyles.
Neighbors claim the couple just had a baby and had run the academy for the last 4 years. They believe someone is out to ruin the Robinsons' name.
"I don't have no idea, but it's wrong," says Jones. "That they are hurting this family like that."
Demetria Robinson faces a $150,000 bond. Rodney Robinson has a $250,000 bond. Both will head to court on October 3. The girls are now staying with relatives. We will continue to follow this investigation as it develops. You can get the latest on FOX17 NEWS at 9 this weekend and 24/7 on Fox17.com or Facebook.com/FoxNashville.
Friday, September 28 2012, 10:25 PM CDT
Memphis libraries seeking funding
May 25, 2013 13:07 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The public library system in Memphis is hoping to secure $2.9 million to add employees and increase its collection.
The Memphis Daily News (http://bit.ly/19BANxH) reports the Memphis Public Library & Information Center cites the figures as part of its strategic plan.
A study by the Friends of the Library and the Memphis Library Foundation found that during the past five years, the system's budget has been cut 21 percent and hours were reduced 20 percent.
The goal of the new funding would be to add 47 employees to the 18-location library system and increase the collections budget to $2 million from less than $1 million.
Library director Keenon McCloy says the plan is a "roadmap for the future."
Information from: The Memphis Daily News, http://www.memphisdailynews.com
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