Nashville joins more than 60 cities that will be voting on the issue.
Articles by: Bobby Allyn
It belonged to Randal McGavock, a storied Civil War soldier who served as Nashville’s mayor for a one-year term in 1824.
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.
Smartphone-based car service Uber has been on an experimental kick.
The statewide ads tied Common Core to President Obama — and even Obamacare. The ads said several other states have pushed back against the standards, and it’s now time for Tennessee to do the same.
Last month, a judge handed a victory to Franklin-based Southern Land Co., which is planning the $100 million project. This latest volley by the neighbors has the case moving to the Tennessee Court of Appeals.
Tennessee’s business taxes are starting to pick up again, after a period of steady decline. That’s according to an economist who’s analyzed the state’s latest economic figures.
Tea Party upstart Joe Carr performed better than many had expected in his matchup with U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, and political analysts say last week’s primary results shows that Tennessee has a strong base of more conservative voters.
Days after attorney Bill Beck landed a victory in the race over House District 51, an intra-party spat has taken off over who would’ve best represented the state’s Democrats in the district.
Cooper said in a statement that voters last Thursday “sent a clear message last week that they want an independent, nonpartisan judicial branch.”
The personal motivation behind the movement seems to be quite different than the messaging in the mailers some 40,000 voters have received.
The victory comes after they collectively spent more than $1 million to defend their seats against an infusion of cash from outside groups.
Gov. Bill Haslam says he’d happily appoint Republicans to the state’s Supreme Court if voters move to replace the three Democratic judges in Thursday’s election.
Wine in grocery store advocates say 30,000 people have signed petitions. That’s double what they need to put the referendum to Nashville voters. But it’s not yet guaranteed to be on the ballot.
Community Health Systems will pay $98 million in a settlement over allegedly creating a scheme in which patients were admitted to CHS emergency rooms who didn’t need to be hospitalized.
The group that led that effort in 1996 says they can’t get behind the current campaign to kick off three Democratic judges in the Aug. 7 election.
Voters have Friday and Saturday to vote in the August 7 primary, and election officials have been urging voters to turn out early to avoid what could be long primary-day lines.
Amp critics, most notably real estate manager Richard Fulton, used Wednesday’s meeting as an opportunity to take shots at the planned 7-mile bus rapid transit line.
They’ve been holding their fire until after the August primary. Both sides will be canvassing, sending out mailers and launching advertisements. Overall, their campaigns have already raised nearly $1 million.