Post Tagged with: "flood"

Deluge Submerges Houses That Stayed Dry In Nashville Flood Of 2010

Deluge Submerges Houses That Stayed Dry In Nashville Flood Of 2010

by / on August 8, 2013

The water receded almost as quickly as at fell, but torrential downpours in the Nashville area submerged homes and drove residents to higher ground. Some of those homes had stayed dry in the flood of 2010.

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Two Years After Flood, New Way to Report Waterway Debris

Two Years After Flood, New Way to Report Waterway Debris

by / on June 21, 2012

There’s a new hotline for Nashvillians to report waterway debris that still remains from the 2010 flood. At least a dozen such sites have already been identified in Davidson County.

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Designs Chosen for Watermarks Public Art Installations

Designs Chosen for Watermarks Public Art Installations

by / on May 2, 2012

Two years after Nashville was devastated by a massive flood, officials are unveiling designs for six artworks to commemorate the disaster.

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Job Fair Precedes Long-Awaited Reopen of Opry Mills

Job Fair Precedes Long-Awaited Reopen of Opry Mills

by / on February 13, 2012

Opry Mills is staffing up ahead of its official re-opening next month. The shopping center hosts a job fair Tuesday.

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Public Art Will Commemorate Flood

by / on October 24, 2011

Six Nashville neighborhoods hard-hit by last year’s flood are set to receive public art commemorating the disaster.

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Many Ingram Barges Parked Until Waters Recede

by / on May 11, 2011

Flooding has ground river traffic to a halt in many spots. Nashville-based Ingram Barge has tied up many of its boats until waters recede.

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Abandoned Houses Leave Neighborhoods in Limbo

Abandoned Houses Leave Neighborhoods in Limbo

by / on April 29, 2011

Most Middle Tennessee neighborhoods quickly erased any sign that last year’s historic flood ever happened. But clustered here and there, near rivers and adjacent to creeks, are hundreds of still empty homes.

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Orchestra Finishing Last Details of Symphony Hall Flood Recovery

by / on March 28, 2011

The Nashville Symphony has been on a quest to find the perfect piano.

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Flood Buyouts Ahead of Schedule

by / on November 29, 2010

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to buy out 81 homeowners in Davidson County after May’s historic flooding. The homes are grouped together along West Nashville’s Delray Drive and West Hamilton Road north of downtown.

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Corps of Engineers Issues Final Flood Report

by / on November 23, 2010

The Army Corps of Engineers has released its final, 27-point report on how it performed during May’s flooding.

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Gaylord: 80 Percent of Those Laid Off After Flood Returning Now

by / on November 15, 2010

Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Hotel reopened today, more than six months after suffering extensive flood damage.

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Garth Brooks to Play Benefit Concert for Flood Recovery

by / on October 28, 2010

Garth Brooks announced today he’ll play a benefit concert at Bridgestone Arena to raise funds for Middle Tennessee flood recovery. Brooks is the top-selling American solo artist of all time, and the concert could raise roughly half a million dollars for the nonprofit Community Foundation.

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Symphony Sets Date for Return to Schermerhorn

by / on October 5, 2010

The Nashville Symphony is headed home for the New Year.

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Property Tax Relief Deadline This Week

by / on August 30, 2010

About 1800 property owners in Nashville have applied for tax reductions due to flood damage. Tuesday is the last day to ask for the tax break.

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Flood Concerns Turn to Cumberland

by / on August 19, 2010

After 24-hours of scattered flooding concentrated North and East of Nashville, concerns now turn to the Cumberland River.

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Flash Floods Possible Tonight

by / on August 18, 2010

Emergency officials across the state are bracing for a rainy night and the possibility of floods.

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Businesses Still Eligible for Flood Help

by / on August 9, 2010

The deadline for flood victims to get help with property damage passed last week, but there is still help available for businesses that lost income.

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FEMA Releases Final Registration Numbers

by / on August 6, 2010

More than 67-thousand Tennesseans registered for federal assistance in connection to May’s floods. The registration deadline was Thursday.

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Almost Half of Appeals to Get FEMA Aid Successful

by / on July 26, 2010

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has received more than 2,000 appeals from applicants either rejected or asking for more help after May’s flooding. And of those appeals, just under half have succeeded.

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Corps of Engineers’ Flood Response Hindered by Communication Errors

by / on July 22, 2010

The Army Corps of Engineers’ regional commander says communication problems during the May flood will lead to changes in how the agency operates.

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