A water pipe failure that the city is calling “catastrophic” is affecting service for more than 15,000 customers in Southwest Davidson County. The water shortage is expected to continue until some time tomorrow.
Articles by: Emily Siner
Nettie Kraft, a dialect coach on the TV show “Nashville,” teaches some actors how to master the regional twang and helps others shed it.
Nashville is now one of five cities in the country that will carry GigaPower. The announcement comes months after Google Fiber started to eye the city. One community organizer says competition is the whole point of the Google Fiber buzz.
In addition to facing the normal challenges of running a small business, Thistle Farms has an unlikely model for success: It hires women like Shana Goodwin, whose sex trafficking began when she was 12. Most of the employees have survived years of homelessness, addiction and abuse.
According to a new study from the Brookings Institution, the number of pre-baccalaureate healthcare workers in Nashville has grown by 42 percent since 2000.
They hope one day for Kurdistan to include parts of all four countries where Kurds currently live. But U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry recently urged them to remain part of Iraq.
To voters, the semantics probably don’t make a difference. So why don’t politicians always just turn a perceived endorsement into an official one?
We asked the school board candidates the exact same 10 questions about their views on education in Nashville and Tennessee.
Barry Wilmore, a native of Mt. Juliet, will be taking command of the International Space Station. He talked to WPLN’s Emily Siner about what it’s like to leave his family for the final frontier.
It’s called Response to Intervention and Instruction, or RTI2 for short, and it’s part of a statewide effort to help students catch up earlier. Elementary schools already have a similar model in place, but it could be challenging for high schools to implement it.
Taxi companies are disgruntled with ridesharing services, but Nashville has been working with Lyft and Uber to make them legal under city ordinance.
Right now, an 18.4-cent gas tax pays for $50 billion of transportation projects each year, like highways, bridges and mass transit. But the Highway Trust Fund is set run out of money Aug. 1., and Republican leaders in the House proposed an unusual way to finance it.
The secret to producing great children’s music is not to hire children, apparently. “Kid” singer Maggie Richardson, 21, demonstrates how she makes her voiced high-pitched and perfectly imperfect.
The college has negotiated with textbook publishers to lower their prices — probably because not a whole lot of students were buying from them anyway. Students will now be able to access their general education textbooks online for $365 per semester.
Hot chicken began as a form of punishment, but evolved into a Nashville delicacy that even has its own festival, on July 4. We put the original against the buzz-worthy newcomer, head to head.
As many as one in 10 Americans have a rare disorder, according to the National Institutes of Health, and most of them are genetic. Six academic hospital hospitals are collaborating with the NIH to work on diagnosing them — especially the ones that are so rare, they’ve never been diagnosed before.
A new study from the Brookings Institution found that employers have more difficulty filling jobs in science, technology, engineering or math. But even if you have technical experience to fill them, it can still be hard to get hired if you don’t have the right kind.
This past weekend, a 2-year-old was hospitalized after her father allegedly left her in an Antioch parking lot for 20 minutes. While the number of deaths from situations like this is relatively low, one Nashville parent finds the reminder app to provide some “peace of mind.”
The choir is part of an international movement founded more than a decade ago. What makes them unique is their audience: They sing soft, simple melodies to people on the threshold of life — people who are terminally ill.
But unlike healthcare, education remains just a tiny sliver of Nashville’s growing tech industry. One ed-tech founder says he only knows of three companies in the area that have traction and funding.