A new report by housing research group RealtyTrac ranked Nashville in the top 10 cities for growth among those in their twenties and early thirties — an age group that will be spending more and more money as they get older.
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September 19, 2014
More than 30 parallel parking spaces on busy streets downtown were converted into little public parks. The idea is to get citizens visualizing new possibilities in our public spaces.
Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan of the Milk Carton Kids have been compared to Simon and Garfunkle with their lush harmonies and fingerstyle guitar creations, but it was their witty banter that won over the audience at the Ryman Auditorium this week.
Tennessee Senator Bob Corker ultimately supported the Obama Administration’s short-term plan to arm Syrian rebels, even after berating Secretary of State John Kerry during a committee hearing this week.
Anti-Common Core protesters rallied outside of Governor Bill Haslam’s invitation-only summit on education Thursday. Inside, the governor attempted to quiet critics of the education standards and other recent reforms.
Councilmember Burkley Allen says the city is losing out on a significant amount of tax revenue.
Jim Cooper surprised Democrats after he chose not to back President Barack Obama’s proposal for dealing with the Islamic State.
Try to imagine Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers using a cello bow on his instrument. Picture the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show, with Paul McCartney bowing the bass line to “I Wanna Hold Your Hand.” The bass guitar doesn’t really work that way, so soloist Victor Wooten had something brand new made to order: an instrument he’ll debut Thursday night with the Nashville Symphony.
Loretta Lynn is an icon in country music, but another group of musicians have called her their own. The Americana Music Association honored her Wednesday night for being a pioneer among female songwriters.
More than a hundred people showed up Wednesday night to voice their distaste for the idea of a state income tax. A constitutional amendment specifically barring Tennessee from ever adopting one is on the ballot in November.
Celebrating its most high-profile night of the year, Americana Music holds its Awards show at the Ryman Wednesday. We’ll offer live streaming video.
Unclear If Common Core Will Be Discussed At Gov. Haslam’s Education Summit, But Protests Still Planned
The governor’s office would not provide any specific details of topics or potential speakers on the agenda for Gov. Bill Haslam’s education summit this week.
MTSU’s decline in enrollment has professors worrying this is foresight into the future, and it has administrators cutting millions from the academic budget.
Emboldened by recent round of layoffs at the Tennessean, Dobie purchased the domain for the Banner while lying on his couch last Saturday, but the glib gesture quickly morphed into a business proposal.
Tennis great Andre Agassi has been building charter schools since his retirement, and he toured his first Nashville facility Tuesday. At a ribbon cutting ceremony, Agassi described his conversion from an education philanthropist to investor.
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander says US leaders need to take the deadly outbreak of Ebola as seriously as the militant group Islamic State.
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development is sponsoring a class on how to film safely around train tracks. This comes after a deadly accident on a movie set in Georgia earlier this year.
The news follows a failed campaign spearheaded by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey to push out three Democratic judges from the five-member bench.
Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper has been passed over for a second term. Instead, the Supreme Court has named Governor Bill Haslam’s general counsel — Herb Slatery — as the state’s top attorney.
Survivors of head and neck cancer sometimes see the mask, which bolts them to a table during radiation, as representing the trauma of cancer — whether they burn it, keep it or turn into art.