The total government incentive package for shooting season 2 of the TV show “Nashville” could top $13 million. On Monday the city announced it would chip in $750,000.
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The casting agency that finds extras for the TV show “Nashville” is reopening its Music City office next month, according to a Facebook announcement. The company has been told shooting resumes July 17th, even though the show has not confirmed publicly it plans to keep filming in Nashville.
Producers of the TV drama ‘Nashville’ say shooting here isn’t a sure thing for season 2. They’ve yet to tap Metro coffers for help, but it’s increasingly looking like they will.
Listen Now: Nashville’s tourism industry is making the most of the city’s new primetime spotlight. The ABC show bearing Music City’s name premiers Wednesday night. Tourism officials say they couldn’t have written a better script themselves.
Music City has a growing talent pool of rappers who value things like guitar playing and songcraft, staples of Nashville’s more recognizable genres.
The Metro Nashville Police Department has opened a new headquarters for the West Precinct, which includes an area stretching from Vanderbilt to Bellevue.
Metro Government will effectively pay half the cost of a hotel to go with its new downtown convention center. That’s part of a proposed deal with Omni Hotels, which will pay cash for the cost of construction and end up the sole owner.
A young Democratic challenger says he’ll ask for a recount in his close primary contest against a longstanding state senator.
About a hundred firefighters and other workers responded to a massive blaze this afternoon in a residential area in north Nashville.
Home sales in the Nashville area rose again in June for the ninth consecutive month.
Some Antioch residents are upset they were never included in the decision to relocate a homeless camp to their neighborhood. Dozens showed up to vent their frustration at a three-hour town hall meeting Thursday night.
The measure is part of Mayor Karl Dean’s plan to raise cash and sidestep drastic budget cuts or a tax hike. But some on the council are still skeptical.
One of Nashville’s two water treatment plants will remain out of commission through the end of the month. In the meantime, Nashville’s mayor says the city’s water conservation efforts are paying off.
Another collection of photos from the flood’s aftermath.
Rob Gordon contributes.
More of Nashville Public Radio’s photos of the
flood’s aftermath across Middle Tennessee.
Nina Cardona contributed to this collection.
National weather officials now say the Cumberland River will crest at 52.5 feet at 8 p.m. on Monday night. The river was originally projected to crest at 51.5 feet at noon on Monday.
That announcement came in the midst of budget hearings, as the city braces for layoffs. The new office will be paid for by a federal grant, and Dean says it could help the city obtain more money later on.
Last night Nashville’s City Council voted to hold off on a measure that would rework how Metro funds public art. The bill’s sponsor says it looks like there won’t be a need for such a change.
This year Nashville has joined the growing list of cities, states and even countries that send government representatives to the South-by-Southwest music festival and trade show in Austin, Texas. Nashville leaders feel like they’re defending the Music City brand.
Lawyers for the city of Nashville are considering suing the state for more education money. That’s after city council members complained the state spends more money per student in smaller areas.