Category Archives: Cover Stories

rally small

President Trump’s Visit to Nashville and Speech to Tennesseans

The excitement and expectation, often preceding a “once in a lifetime” opportunity, was felt by thousands of Tennesseans waiting in line for hours to enter the Municipal Auditorium on March…

mansion small

Friends of Two Rivers Mansion Funds Signage, Fencing, and Part-Time Help

Friends of Two Rivers Mansion has given funds to Metro Government in the form of grants for new signage, a fence, two part-time employees to conduct tours during the summer…

small senatorsss

Senator Henry’s Life Honored; Tommy Lynch Recognized for His Years with Metro Parks

              A resolution honoring the life of Senator Douglas S. Henry, Jr., and one recognizing Tommy Lynch’s 46 years of service to Metro Parks…

folders small

Metro Council Asked to Support Medical Cannabis Access Act

Proponents of medical cannabis access have the support of two Metro Council members, who are presenting a resolution before the full council this week asking that they go on record…

senator small

Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean Plans to Run for Governor of Tennessee and Has Announced His Campaign Team

The former Mayor of Nashville, Karl Dean, has officially announced his campaign team for his run to be the state’s next governor. “Anne and I are pleased to announce that…

Singer 127 Sewing Machine with Sphinx Decals.

World’s largest sewing machine maker relocates

Relocating to a larger facility will make room for projected growth by SVP Worldwide, a sewing machine manufacturer headquartered in LaVergne. A March 3 ribbon cutting celebrated the relocation of…

DSC_3801

Bill Freeman honored with 2017 Hooligans shillelagh

Shillelagh: Distinguished Nashvillian Bill Freeman was honored with the 2017 Shillelagh and a Sweet Lucy bourbon liqueur at the Hooligans’ 36th annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Presenter Terry Cobb said…

TDOT will place the winning messages to run on its overhead dynamic messages signs statewide throughout the year.                 -photo from Tennessee Department of Transportation

The number one winning message will run on the overhead signs this week

Five winning messages have been selected from the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s recent Dynamic Message Sign Contest. Over 2,000 entries were submitted and nearly 8,000 votes were cast for the…

Nashville artist Bryce McCloud’s Our Town project at the Nashvile Public Library downtown.

What would a city designed by artists look like?

Metro Nashville Arts has unveiled recommendations for new public art community investment tools that combine ideas for neighborhood transformations with creative workforce development. Typically, cities make plans based on geography…

Tommy Lynch, Nashville’s parks director since 2011, will be retiring this spring. Last week he joined Mayor Barry, Metro Public Works and others for Metro's Arbor Day Celebration.       - photo by David Smith

Memorial trees in Centennial Park recognize local leaders

About 60 friends, family and admirers of the community leaders being honored     at this year’s Arbor Day Celebration attended a memorial tree planting in Centennial Park. Five trees are tagged…