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As more parents flex their school-choice options, some MNPS schools are operating far below capacity
A buttery popcorn scent wafted across the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in September as thousands of kids and their parents approached the colorfully decorated booths dotting the property.
Bridges to Belmont full scholarships expand to Pearl-Cohn, Whites Creek students
Belmont University announced plans Wednesday to expand its scholarship program focused on select Metro schools.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
TSU rape case sent to grand jury
An aggravated rape case involving a Tennessee State University student was sent to a grand jury Wednesday by a Davidson County judge.
Joelton's new park, community center represent a hard-won battle
After decades of calling for the opening of Paradise Ridge Park and Community Center in Joelton, lifelong resident Norma Harvison wasn't surprised when the Morgan Road facility finally opened last month.
Civil rights activist Francis Guess wins humanitarian award
In 1983, Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker appointed Francis S. Guess to serve on the newly reconstituted U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, which was tasked with monitoring the government's enforcement of civil rights laws and upholding equal protection of the laws under the Constitution.
Young performers dazzle audiences in 'Nashville's Nutcracker'
At 2 years old, Marshall Wilt dressed in tutus and practiced plies to Tchaikovsky.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Man Charged With Critically Injuring Neighbor
NASHVILLE, Tenn. A Davidson County man has been arrested after police said he critically injured his neighbor during an altercation.
J.C. Penney sells lot near Rivergate
J.C. Penney Corp. Inc. has sold a property near Rivergate Mall to its current tenant, Nashville-based Bridgestone Americas Inc., for nearly $3.3 million, according to Davidson County property records.
Hotel slated for Dickerson Pike
A two-story, 24-unit motel is heading for a spot on Dickerson Pike near Hart Lane, according to Davidson County records.
Metro Councilman Jim Gotto mum on goal of upcoming fundraiser
Former state representative and Metro Councilman Jim Gotto is weighing a political comeback, but he could be violating state law by leaving open which office he might seek.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Williamson school board considers limiting public comment period to county residents
Williamson County school officials, concerned that advocacy groups are getting more face time at school board meetings than residents, are considering a policy that would limit public input at meetings to county residents only.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Tennessee County Unemployment Rates for September/October 2013
Tennessee County unemployment rates for October 2013, show the rate increased in 64 counties, decreased in 18, and remained the same in 13 counties.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Road construction projects resume Monday
The Tennessee Department of Transportation has suspended all construction for the holiday weekend, but it will resume Monday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Cab Companies Claim Too Much Illegal Competition
Taxi companies say Nashville is being overrun by illegal competition, and the city isn't doing enough to stop it.
County Unemployment Rates For September & October Are Released
County unemployment rates for October 2013 show the rate increased in 64 counties, decreased in 18, and remained the same in 13 counties.
Nashville Mayor Wins Annual Food Drive Competition
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean has won his "food fight" with Governor Bill Haslam for the second year in a row.
Office park housing Daymar Institute sold
An office park near Murfreesboro Pike and Interstate 24 that includes Daymar Institute has been sold for $2.35 million, according to Davidson County records.
Vanderbilt rape hearing resolves little, though accusations fly
In the hour it took to hold a hearing in the ongoing Vanderbilt University football rape case, the lead prosecutor accused two defense attorneys of breaking the law and a third defense attorney asked that the prosecutor be booted from the case for misconduct.
VA couldn't do its work alone
I recently received an email from the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission, saying veteran Antonio Dunn, who stands at the entry of Starbucks in MetroCenter selling The Contributor, was homeless and looking for help.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Volunteer to help deliver 1,500 food boxes to those in need
Help NeedLink Nashville deliver 1,500 food boxes to low-income seniors, families, and people with disabilities in its 102nd annual holiday food box delivery.