Some states are attempting to block this Pentagon-issued directive by not processing applications. When asked, Governor Bill Haslam said he has yet to be faced with that decision.
Articles by: WPLN Staff
Rather than a proposed ordinance that would’ve effectively banned beekeeping in Clarksville, the council opted for looser restrictions.
Lincoln County residents begin recovery as well-meaning volunteers are sent away. A curfew is in effect tonight.
Severe weather expected to hit Middle Tennessee later this afternoon has the potential to cause flooding, hail and tornadoes.
Experience Gov. Bill Haslam’s fourth State of the State address in pictures from photographer Stephen Jerkins.
Photographer Stephen Jerkins captures a rare presidential visit. Nashville was President Obama’s last stop on a tour following this week’s State of the Union Address.
Health problems linger from a fungal meningitis outbreak that sickened hundreds across the country a year ago. Some people are still receiving treatment. And some who got better relapsed for reasons that aren’t entirely clear.
A new faith-based boys group is taking shape, just three months after the Boy Scouts of America decided to change its membership policy to allow gay youth to join. The group, dubbed Trail Life USA, calls itself a Christian alternative to the Boy Scouts, and says it will focus on adventure, character and leadership.
Members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation have begun telegraphing how they may vote on US military intervention in Syria. Non-elected Middle Tennesseans weigh in as well.
Photographer Stephen Jerkins has been making the rounds to some of Tennessee’s county fairs. Away from the lights of the midway, he found old fashioned contests alive and well – from tractor pulls to little miss princess pageants.
It’s been a tough couple of weeks in the newspaper business in Nashville. A number of journalists are off the beat for the time being. We at WPLN are sad to see the City Paper go. Its staff penned an eloquent argument on the need for newspapers in its final issue. In its entirety, here it is.
Downtown Nashville is abuzz this week with country music fans trying to catch a glimpse of their favorite artists. The CMA Music Festival, one of the city’s largest events, attracts tens of thousands of attendees annually.
Located in Nashville, United Record Pressing is one of the largest and oldest continually operating vinyl record pressing plants in the US.
When terrorists attacked the United States ten years ago, watching from a distance, it seemed both hard to believe and sickeningly real. As part of our coverage on the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, WPLN has been collecting memories around Middle Tennessee.
Governor Bill Haslam flew into the cities of Kabul, Kandahar and Bagram today. The Tennessee governor is on a Department of Defense tour that took him to Afghanistan after visiting Kuwait and Iraq on Monday.
Thursday’s election vote total in Nashville probably won’t compare with the turnout four years ago. According to a Metro election official, only about one in four Davidson County voters is expected to cast a ballot.
Metro negotiations with Canadian technology consulting company IQT have stopped, according to an announcement from the mayor’s office yesterday. That means the company will not be bringing 900 jobs to Nashville.
State Representative Joe Carr began this year with the goal of passing three immigration bills. Yesterday, all three were up for consideration in legislative committees. But as WPLN’s Joe White reports, only one will see a floor vote before this year’s session ends.
Metro Nashville’s recently passed anti-discrimination ordinance took another blow today. The Tennessee Senate joined the state House in passing a bill that says local governments can’t insist on more protections than the state does.
State legislative Republicans have been criticizing the Tennessee Education Association for opposing several bills they are say are meant to reform education. Yesterday, the state’s lieutenant governor broadened that criticism to all unions.