USDA inspectors disqualified a record number of walking horses at this year’s National Celebration in Shelbyville, according to a Celebration spokesman.
Articles by: Blake Farmer
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan just spent three days on a bus, trekking through Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee, cheering on teachers and administrators even as they push back on federal involvement in K-12 education.
Tennessee’s congressional delegation is ready to hear President Barack Obama’s plan for combating militants in Syria and Iraq.
Metro Schools superintendent Jesse Register is proposing to create what he’s calling a special “choice zone” in East Nashville, which will also include closing one or more zoned schools. He floated the idea to the board of education Tuesday night.
A bidding war over the Family Dollar discount chain has officially turned hostile. After being twice rejected, Goodlettsville-based Dollar General is taking its offer directly to Family Dollar shareholders.
Nashville universities are highlighting their rising status on the US News and World Report’s annual rankings made public Tuesday morning.
Tennessee’s Attorney General defended himself before the state Supreme Court Monday as he vies for a second term.
Ten detainees who’ve been identified as ringleaders have been taken to a Rutherford County facility after rioting at Nashville’s Woodland Hills Youth Development Center overnight. These are many of the same teens who escaped Monday night.
Franklin-based Nissan North America is celebrating big sales gains for August, and its top performers are built in Smyrna.
A press briefing has been planned for 2 pm at the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center after 32 young men escaped overnight.
In a letter to Family Dollar’s board of directors, Goodlettsville-based Dollar General has increased its $10 billion bid by roughly two percent after being rejected in favor of a smaller offer from Dollar Tree.
When Marketstreet Enterprises started snapping up property in what would become known as the Gulch fifteen years ago, the idea was to establish an urban neighborhood.
For the first time in Tennessee, more people are heading to rehab for prescription pain killers than for alcohol abuse.
The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration hopes to quiet its critics with a new testing regimen. So far, the debate over soring hasn’t quieted.
Nashville civil rights attorney George Barrett has died. He was affectionately known as “Citizen Barrett” as he would take up civil justice causes. In recent years, he unsuccessfully challenged Tennessee’s law requiring voters to show a photo ID at the polls.
Don’t call it “middle school” in Nashville any more. The public school system is re-branding grades five through eight as “middle preps” and adding foreign languages and extracurriculars in an effort to compete with private schools and other county systems.
More than three weeks after voting ended, state Sen. Jim Tracy has conceded in the 4th Congressional District Republican Primary. Rep. Scott DesJarlais came out on top by just 38 votes.
The remains of Private First Class Cecil Harris were found last year by a French national under a large rock with a crudely engraved “H” on it. U.S. officials excavated the burial site on hilltop near the French/German border and found Harris’ dog tags.
CNBC called it a “wacky” idea when it launched a year ago – a fund that invests in companies solely because they’re based in a particular city, in this case – Nashville. The Nashville ETF has beat the odds, but maybe not for long.
MTSU president Sidney McPhee’s frank speech at a Friday faculty meeting is still ringing in the ears of professors and campus staff.