Monique Odom

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Metro Parks The Metro Parks Board of Directors has named Monique Odom, currently serving as interim director, to be the     director of the Metro Parks Department. The selection  follows a…

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Sick addicted version of Wonkaville

Pardon me for pointing out the big stinking gorilla in the room but we should be insanely ticked off at the drug manufacturers who are fueling the opioid epidemic. They…

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Artist and local non-profit uses public art to encourage community interaction

Internationally renowned street artist Beau Stanton will come to Nashville this October to launch a new campaign for stream stewardship: Rivive! Nashville. Stanton will paint Nashville’s next large outdoor mural,…

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From archery to close combat, West Nashville studio revives ancient martial art

David Smith | GCA News Turn back the clock approximately 1,500 years and a contest between two men in feudal Korea practicing the martial art of Paekjae would see the…

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Trump seeks to destroy Obama’s healthcare legacy

The optimistic promises of the Affordable Health Care Act (i.e., Obamacare) have simply not worked out nor will they ever work out.  In fact, millions of Americans who don’t get…

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Downtown connector street opens and a section of 2nd Ave lets drivers go both ways

Metro Public Works opened the new Division connector street to traffic on Monday. The Division Street Extension Bridge runs from 2nd Avenue South to 8th Avenue South and allows for…

At the announcement, Mayor Barry was joined by three   former Nashville Mayors – Phil Bredesen, Bill Purcell, and Karl Dean.     - photo by the Mayor’s office

Metro’s transportation solution expected to go to the ballot

David Smith | GCA News Let’s Move Nashville is a $5.2 billion infrastructure investment that will be funded by a range of fees, including business, sales and tourism taxes. The…

The more than six miles of trail are for hiking, photography and wildlife observation.  - photo by David Smith

Radnor Lake State Park is making it easy to explore our natural and historical heritage

David Smith | GCA News Almost four decades ago, public pressure influenced the state to create its first natural area, first with 653 acres and later that figure more than…

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Social 10-12-2017

Tiffany Circle Luncheon The local chapter of Tiffany Circle, a women’s major donor organization for the Red Cross, held its annual fall luncheon at Belle Meade Country Club. Amy Grant…

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Business Briefs 10-12-2017

Advance Financial Advance Financial has announced that Scott Bojczuk has joined the company as chief administrative officer and general counsel. In his role Bojczuk will use his business, legal and…