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Referendum: Must an Engineer Run Metro Public Works?

October 31, 2012 at 6:59 pm

Thursday is the final day of early voting in Tennessee ahead of next Tuesday’s election. In Nashville the ballot includes several referendums, including one on just who should be allowed to run Metro Public Works.

Sumner Ed Tax Splits School Mothers

Sumner Ed Tax Splits School Mothers

October 31, 2012 at 5:28 am

Proposed taxes are drawing voters to the polls in several Tennessee counties, including Sumner, where a budget battle delayed the start of school by nearly two weeks. A $25 increase in car registrations is splitting voters who consider themselves conservative.

TN Supreme Court Finds Metro Sheriff Can Enforce Law

October 4, 2012 at 6:03 pm

The Tennessee Supreme Court says Davidson County’s sheriff does have some law enforcement power. The question was at the center of a case challenging an immigration enforcement program known as 287(g).

With Fewer Dollars, Frogge Wins School Board Race

With Fewer Dollars, Frogge Wins School Board Race

August 3, 2012 at 5:00 am

Despite being vastly out-raised, Attorney Amy Frogge won the school board seat representing West Nashville. She more than doubled the vote count of her nearest competitor in the five person race.

Gentry Tops Kindall’s 27-Year Experience

Gentry Tops Kindall’s 27-Year Experience

August 3, 2012 at 2:50 am

A nearly three-decade tenure on the school board came to an end yesterday. Ed Kindall lost his seat to fellow board member Sharon Gentry. The two were pitted against each other in District 1 after its boundaries were redrawn.

Charter-Backed Challenger Ousts School Board Chair

August 3, 2012 at 12:41 am

An executive from Teach For America has unseated the chair of the Metro School Board. Ellissa Kim received thousands of dollars in campaign funds from pro-charter-school groups on her way to beating out incumbent Gracie Porter.

Maury County Votes on Metro Government

February 27, 2012 at 7:26 am

Along with next week’s Presidential primary, voters in Maury County will be deciding on consolidating into a Metro Government similar to Nashville.