Conventional wisdom says that a scandal-free incumbent like Lamar Alexander shouldn’t have much trouble winning re-election, but the Tea Party has worked very hard to upend that assumption this year, with Lamar Alexander as one of its prime targets.
Articles by: Nina Cardona
Almost half of Davidson County’s School Board seats are up for grabs this election, and the outcome could change the board’s leadership, its approach to charter schools—and its relationship with Schools Director Jesse Register.
Republicans began talking seriously about a 2014 primary challenge to Rep. Scott DesJarlais two years ago, even before he’d finished locking down reelection to the 4th Congressional District. Here’s a timeline of what’s happened since.
The musician who spearheaded the charge to save Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A says he’s leaving the facility later this year.
The cry to “Save Studio A” quickly expanded into “Save Music Row,” but what is Music Row in a time when condos are moving in and big labels are headed downtown?
The report that called for tearing down the Cordell Hull State Office Building in Nashville was sound, according to a new study commissioned by Tennessee’s Department of General Services. But now officials say keeping the building might be the most cost-effective plan.
John Seigenthaler was memorialized today at Nashville’s Cathedral of the Incarnation as a man devoted to America’s founding tenets.
Country superstar Garth Brooks is back in the recording studio. At his much-heralded press conference today, Brooks announced he’s signed on to Sony Music and will soon release a double album of new music.
The fate of RCA Studio A remains unclear. The developer who was said to have a $4.4 million contract on the property hasn’t stated his plans for the building, and the sale has not yet closed. But the battle lines on Music Row have been drawn.
Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A was at standing room only today as a crowd rallied to save the place where Elvis and Dolly Parton recorded with Chet Atkins and Owen Bradley at the helm. But Musician Ben Folds, who rents the building, told the group to change their cry from “Save Studio A” to “Save Music Row.”
Efforts to commemorate Nashville’s Civil Rights Movement with public art now seem to have widespread approval from an important constituency–veterans of the movement itself.
Middle Tennessee lost a trailblazing woman this week. Elsie Quarterman began working at Vanderbilt as a lab assistant during World War II; roughly twenty years later she was the university’s first female department chair. But the ecologist’s greatest legacy is in the small forest clearings she studied and preserved.
While some admire the fearless leader, whose unorthodox tactics confounded the enemy, others remember him as a man responsible for racial atrocities.
World War II veterans joined state officials Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.
Pianist, Fisk professor, and longtime director of the Jubilee Singers Mathew Kennedy has died.
Tennessee’s top official in the United Auto Workers is now secretary and treasurer for the national union.
Hamblen County saw the most improvement compared to last month, while Williamson and Lincoln Counties continue to hold the two lowest jobless figures in Tennessee.
More than a century after her death, some of Adelicia Acklen’s most personal possessions are returning to Nashville’s Belmont Mansion: family portraits that hung in the most private rooms of the house, the jewelry box she would have used each day, even toothbrush cases made of fine china.
Columbia Studio A was converted to office space in the 80s; record executive Mike Curb made it an analog studio again and is renting it to the school for $1 a year, just like he did nearby with Owen Bradley’s Quonset Hut and RCA Studio B.
Here’s a sneak peak of Marty Stuart new photography exhibit at the Frist Center – portraits of Johnny Cash, Lester Flatt, and others from country’s golden era.