Academy Sports already has nine stores in the state, with a 10th coming soon to Memphis. The retailer’s CEO says part of the appeal of Tennessee is its central location.
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Tea party challenger Joe Carr repeatedly accused Alexander of siding with Democrats. Alexander seemed to at least partially embrace that accusation during his acceptance speech.
Spoiler: It has to do with a hot-air balloon made out of tissue paper.
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held a lively courtroom Wednesday as they heard arguments over whether Tennessee should recognize out-of-state gay marriages.
The Sixth Circuit’s decision could affect only the three Tennessee couples who sued the state. But since the court is ruling on several other cases, the impact could be broader.
American distributors can no longer import certain brands of popular AK-47 style rifles. Normally, a potential shortage leads gun enthusiasts to snatch up the last items on the market, but Nashville gun shops are not seeing a hike in sales.
The difference between Gruhn Guitars’ acoustic guitars comes in the materials, the collector value and the manufacturing. But how much do those things affect the sound?
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.
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.