Articles by: Katie Darby

For Medical Research Hub Of Nashville, Federal Cuts Mean Fewer Studies

For Medical Research Hub Of Nashville, Federal Cuts Mean Fewer Studies

August 12, 2013 at 4:46 am

As the number of clinical trials are set to drop around the country because of federal budget constraints, Nashville stands to lose more than most. That’s because the city has become a hotbed for medical research.

Tennessee Cities Fight Meth By Clamping Down On Cold Medicine, But Lawyers Urge Caution

Tennessee Cities Fight Meth By Clamping Down On Cold Medicine, But Lawyers Urge Caution

July 22, 2013 at 5:51 pm

Local laws to tamp down on methamphetamine production may end up getting some Tennessee cities into a legal wrangle. A state attorneys group is warning the laws may have gone too far.

Metro Has $19 Million For Music City Center Land, But Does It Want To Wait To Pay Out?

Metro Has $19 Million For Music City Center Land, But Does It Want To Wait To Pay Out?

July 16, 2013 at 10:55 am

Metro officials say they have already set aside $19 million to pay for a parcel of land where the Music City Center now sits. However, they haven’t written the check yet.

Gov. Bill Haslam says a few members of his cabinet committed the job for two or three years. Five cabinet members have resigned in the past six months. Image: Gov. Bill Haslam/Flickr

Gov. Haslam Says Consultant Pay Was A Personal Matter, Not A Campaign Expense

July 12, 2013 at 5:07 pm

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam says he didn’t break campaign finance laws by paying general consultant Tom Ingram from his personal bank account.

No Shots, No School: Metro Wants Students Immunized And In Class

No Shots, No School: Metro Wants Students Immunized And In Class

July 8, 2013 at 6:36 pm

Many Metro Nashville students have been turned away from class for lack of proper immunization records. To encourage families to get their paperwork together early, the city is adding incentives.

North Nashville Wants BRT Guarantee

North Nashville Wants BRT Guarantee

July 2, 2013 at 6:02 pm

North Nashville residents say they won’t stand in the way of a planned bus rapid transit line, but they want to be included in the next phase.

Your Photos: Music City Super Moon

June 24, 2013 at 5:17 pm

A giant glowing moon dominated the Music City skyline Sunday night. The Moon was the closest in its orbit to the Earth, making it appear larger in the sky than any other night in the past 18 years.

After 60 Years, Tennessee Korean War Era Veteran Receives Diploma

After 60 Years, Tennessee Korean War Era Veteran Receives Diploma

June 19, 2013 at 5:29 pm

84-year-old William Duncan, a Korean War veteran, received an honorary high school diploma thanks to a little known state law.

Sneak-Peek: The Art Of Autos At The Frist

June 13, 2013 at 5:40 pm

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts rolls out its new exhibit “Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles” this week. Organized by guest curator Ken Gross, the exhibit showcases automobiles and motorcycles from the 1930’s and 1940’s on loan from some of the world’s most renowned collections.

What Is The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award?

What Is The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award?

May 22, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Prince Edward is visiting Nashville this week to honor recipients of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Which begs the question, “What is that?”