Several hundred people squeezed into a North Nashville church Thursday night to hear what police had to say about the events in Ferguson, Mo. Some audience members thanked the police for their service, but others talked about perceived racial tension.
August 21, 2014
August 21, 2014
Mayor Karl Dean has been promoting giving domestic partnership benefits to Metro employees since last year but recently signaled his support of gay marriage in general.
Power bills will go up by 1.5 percent starting in October as part of a TVA rate hike approved by the utility’s board Thursday.
To pilot a drone in Nashville is to wander into legal gray area. In these videos, people are doing just that.
Nashville joins more than 60 cities that will be voting on the issue.
Family Dollar is citing anti trust concerns for its rejection.
Belmont University has more than doubled its enrollment since the year 2000.
The head of one of Tennessee’s largest African American churches is organizing a town hall meeting to ask: How would the city address a tense racial incident? And how can the city prevent one altogether?
It belonged to Randal McGavock, a storied Civil War soldier who served as Nashville’s mayor for a one-year term in 1824.
Middle Tennessee State University is expecting to give out 250 more merit scholarships next year because it is lowering the ACT scores needed to qualify. It’s making this move as the state is putting less funding toward freshman and sophomores at four-year schools.
Another 10 schools in Nashville have been deemed eligible for state takeover because of their slow rate of improvement. Tennessee education officials released their list of “priority” schools Tuesday, and the number in Nashville went up, while the figures in Memphis went down.
Metro Council passed a new law adopting the so-called contextual overlay.
Many Nashvillians are fed up with residential development that’s out of character with neighborhoods. Metro Council members are well aware of this. On Tuesday night, Metro Council will take up two measures aimed at these concerns.
Two Nashville-based companies will officially be putting their names on public high school academies this week. One principal says this partnership helps students by exposing them to real world careers, but critics warn that such relationships could hurt students when they’re not done with students’ best interests in mind.
The country singer, touring artist and – now – online video distributor, Brad Paisley is branching out with a new digital channel about the country lifestyle: grilling, hunting, and life on the road.
The home of Paul MacLeod — with its Elvis shrine and offbeat owner — drew tourists to the postcard town of Holly Springs, Miss. Now, a tragedy has left the town reeling and debating the home’s fate.
According to a news release from the company, Dollar General has made a $9.7 billion all-cash counter-bid, which tops the cash and stock offer made by Dollar Tree three weeks ago.
The automaker has been pulling teenagers off the traditional American track for its German-style apprenticeship program in Chattanooga.
Despite Nashville Kurds rallying for independence from Iraq, they’re not getting the full support they want from Sen. Bob Corker and other U.S. foreign policy makers.
At a media event Friday, during a question about his possible presidential run, Corker clarified that he had given a “stream-of-consciousness” answer earlier this week and that he’s not ready to make a decision yet.