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Camps 2017

Spend the Summer Inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park Tremont Institute offers over-night summer youth programs in June and July for ages 9-17. The camp has several options from nature…

Roopa Srinivasa volunteers at Book 'Em, in Nashville.

Awaiting a VISA, Volunteer Raises Awareness for Child Literacy Needs

This month’s honored volunteer is Roopa Srinivasa Rao. After growing up in India, Roopa left the comforts of home and the security of her career in order to join her…

James Garrett, one of three candidates vying for the chairmanship position of the Davidson County Republican Party, will contest the results that named Tres Wittum the new chairperson.

Newly elected Davidson County Republican Party chairman’s eligibility being challenged

The Davidson County Republican Party held its caucus convention on Saturday to elect a new chairman and executive committee members.  The convention was described as chaotic where bylaws were being…

Rendering of the $18 million Gulch Pedestrian Bridge.

Construction Expected to Begin this Summer on Pedestrian Bridge

Construction of the Gulch Pedestrian Bridge is on schedule to begin this summer, according to Metro Public Works. Public Works representative Kelly Brockman told The News of the plans on…

Timothy Cotton was a long-haul driver for touring acts like Tim McGraw, Alan Jackson and Conway Twitty. Before his death, he endowed his home to Cumberland Heights.

Beloved Long-Haul Driver Bequeaths Home to Addiction Treatment Center

  A retired bus operator let it be know that upon his death he wanted to donate his home. But Timothy Cotton, a retired bus operator who drove for major…

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Former Congressman Bob Clement Gives Go Rail Now High Marks

Congestion on Nashville’s roadways is a daily reminder of a growing city that can no longer sit on the sidelines, but could possibly find solutions from its past with passenger…

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High-Tech Machines are Employing Natural Resources and Winning Engineering Awards

If you arrived at the Tennessee Engineering Center in Nashville, last Wednesday, the first thing you would have noticed is the engineers — stoic men and one woman — encircling…

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Prominent Nashville Business and Civic Leader Kitty Moon Emery has Passed

Prominent Nashville business and civic leader Kitty Moon Emery died, Wednesday, February 8, 2017. From her childhood days at the family business, Moon Drug Co., to a ground-breaking career in…

The "red" represents ZIP Codes where people can use the THDA's Great Choice Home Loan program. They include 37086, 37115, 37208, 37217, 37218, and 37207.

Home Buyers Could Get $15,000 to Buy in These ZIP Codes

People in six ZIP codes around Davidson County can now get $15,000 toward a down payment on a first-time home purchase. Tennessee Housing Development Agency Executive Director Ralph M. Perrey…

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Unclaimed Property: Davidson County’s Largest Lost and Found

  The Tennessee Treasury Department returned 41,827 claims of Unclaimed Property in 2016, marking a 28% increase over the year prior. This is the highest number of claims ever returned…