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The Woman’s Club of Nashville’s Toy Drive benefits children of the National Guard

More than 200 years ago, Tennessee earned its nickname “The Volunteer State” when thousands of volunteer soldiers from Tennessee played a prominent role in the War of 1812. During the…

State lawmakers approved a $98 million plan to construct a new building.

State officials begin long-awaited process of building a new State Library and Archives

After funding for a new building was in limbo for almost a decade, the long-delayed effort to construct a new facility for the Tennessee State Library and Archives broke ground…

171205-N-IA905-1053 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 5, 2017) Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Brandon T. Railey cleans part of a .50-caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88). Preble is deployed with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Morgan K. Nall/Released)

Nashville native cleans machine gun parts aboard USS Preble in the Arabian Gulf

Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Brandon T. Railey, a Nashville native and Hillwood High School graduate,  cleans part of a .50-caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer…

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Surplus in some areas likely to lead to decline in home prices

There were 3,177 home closings reported for the month of November, according to figures provided by Greater Nashville Realtors. This figure is up 6.7 percent from the same period last…

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Holiday gingerbread build recreates Nashville theme park

Nashville’s beloved Opryland USA theme park was brought back to life as “Gingerland USA” in gingerbread, candies and frosting Monday evening, December 4. Over 300 people came together at the…

Vice Mayor Briley has proposed a series of meetings to allow Councilmembers to    discuss the referendum ordinance and hear from members of the public about the  proposal.

Metro Council members to co-sponsor transit referendum

Nashville’s mayor and council members are looking toward Nashville’s future growth with plans to create transportation independence in the city that would require a referendum on next year’s ballot. Vice…

Stephen's Valley encompasses approximately 980 acres bounded on three sides by the Natchez Trace National Park, but 550 of those acres will remain untouched.

$1 billion project will put 1200 homes on land once farmed for generations

David Smith | GCA News Rochford Realty and Construction has nearly finalized its model home and virtual reality tour of its future town square, both designed to show the community…

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AirBnb seeks new compromise with city

Airbnb Tennessee Policy Director Laura Spanjian said recently that the company is 100 percent committed to Nashville and acknowledges that working on state legislation to the detriment of the city…

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Rotary Club of Nashville food drive reaches over 1900 food box donations

GCA News Staff Over 200 members and guests from the Rotary Club of Nashville and community partner, Second Harvest, joined forces on the morning of December 2 at the Food…

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Metro Council backs transparency, input into how the city gives incentives

David Smith | GCA News The consensus of many is that Nashville is a rapidly developing city. However, many residents don’t believe this development is equally beneficial. For years, Metro…