It marked the first time all five candidates appeared on a forum together, and it’s expected to be the first of dozens more to come.
Troops from the 101st Airborne Division leading the military response to Ebola in West Africa will only need gloves and masks to protect themselves from the deadly virus, so said Gen. David Rodriguez at a Pentagon briefing Wednesday.
Aubrey Preston, who purchased the property, said: “I don’t think he wanted to sell it. It was an offer almost put forth as a dare. And I just took the dare.”
Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner says he doesn’t want Tennesseans to panic when they travel, and he wants them to pay attention to the facts about the disease.
Just around 6 percent of the city’s annual budget goes to funding sidewalks. But half of that money is used for repairs, not installing new ones.
The U.S. Supreme Court announcement means that gay marriage is effectively legal in five more states. But not in Tennessee, which is still awaiting a decision of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals — a decision that could change the landscape of gay marriage throughout the country.
The 700 soldiers are being sent to Liberia to build hospitals, but they will be working with locals who could be infected.
One way Gordon Ball is attempting to broaden his statewide appeal is adopting at least a few positions shared by Tea Partier Joe Carr.
Although MOOCs are completely free for students, the average course costs Vanderbilt $45,000 to $50,000 to produce. But Vanderbilt doesn’t expect financial return here: It’s hoping to get the university’s work — and name — out to thousands of people.
Wayne Brezinka considered the chance to portray Zach Sobiech with the teen’s own belongings an honor–and a little intimidating, too.
Tennessee has what is – in theory – the best city for women looking to marry. Clarksville – home to Fort Campbell – has a higher ratio of employed bachelors to single women than any other place in the country. For every 100 women, there are 145 men with jobs age 25 to 34, according to a survey from Pew Research.
There are many moving parts that will ultimately decide if Nashville’s first in earnest mass transit project will come to fruition, but whether the city’s next political leader will see the project through is key.
Nashville mayor Karl Dean allowed immigrants and any Nashvillian to ask questions and make suggestions for his Office New Americans Advisory Council in his office.
Mt. Juliet has snagged a new distribution center expected to create 15-hundred jobs in the next five years: Athletic apparel maker Under Armour.
The election for Nashville mayor isn’t until next August, but Kane held an event Wednesday to officially launch his campaign. He touted his record as a successful charter school operator to try to stand out in what may be a crowded field.
Governor Bill Haslam denies that his support for Common Core is softening. The questions arise because he’s spent more time defending “higher standards” than specifically Common Core in recent months.
Tennessee has its first Republican Attorney General in nearly 150 years.
East Nashville may soon become a petri dish for education reform. Metro Schools superintendent Jesse Register has proposed scrapping traditional schools zones in favor of a special “choice zone.” That has parents asking what on earth a choice zone is. We gave WPLN’s Blake Farmer 90 seconds to explain.
Roughly 700 soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division based at Fort Campbell will deploy to West Africa as part of the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak.
The hallways of Woodland Hills evoke an eerily quiet high school, only there are cages enforcing almost every window.