Category Archives: Cover Stories

The number of Tennesseans who died from drug overdoses jumped 12 percent over the past two years, largely due to growing use of dangerous synthetic opioids.   - photo submitted

Law firm will seek drug makers that knowingly create and fuel addiction in Davidson County

David Smith | GCA News The Metro Council is voting this week to authorize Mayor Megan Barry to file suit against makers of prescription opioids. The council will consider the…

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War Memorial added to National Register of Historic Places

Ninety-seven years after it was constructed, the Tennessee War Memorial Building in Nashville has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The War Memorial building  was one of…

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Nashville Christmas Parade will follow a new route through Music City

David Smith | GCA News Kids of all ages and kids at heart are expected to be downtown at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, December 2 to watch the annual Christmas Parade…

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Nashville police see record 198 guns turned in at buyback

David Smith | GCA News People waited outside of the Greater Revelations Missionary Baptist Church in Nashville, earlier this month to trade in their guns for gift cards. Within minutes…

Updated Lets Move Nashville Map

Proposed transit line would extend to White Bridge Road, keeping with nMotion strategic plan

Mayor Megan Barry joined elected officials and small business owners last week to announce that the Charlotte Avenue Light Rail Corridor, identified in Let’s Move Nashville: Metro’s Transportation Solution, would…

Greenways for Nashville celebrated Nashville’s 86 miles of paved multi-use trails by releasing an updated Greenways folded map.

Non-profit group releases a new map that includes all 86 miles of paved, off-road Greenways in Davidson County

David Smith | GCA News Greenways for Nashville, the non-profit group supporting Metro Parks in its Greenways development, has released an updated Greenways folded map. The double-sided map, created with…

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Efforts to preserve urban forests in a changing Nashville are underway

David Smith | GCA New s On Saturday November 18, hundreds of volunteers  converged to plant more than 300 powerline-friendly trees in Nashville. neighborhoods and at eight Metro Nashville Schools….

Interstate I-440 was completed in 1987 to address a trucking industry boom. - photo courtesy of TDOT

State to end I-24 closures, begin taking bids for I-440 project

David Smith | GCA News Interstate 24 is set to be shut down in downtown Nashville on Friday evening, and will be closed until early Monday morning on November 27….

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Brave mother recognized for saving minister during church shooting

It was early fall in Nashville and everyone at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ looked with chaotic attempts to understand the scene taking place around them. Minerva Rosa-Gonzalez assessed the…

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Governor’s race​; DAR Award; Saving Belle Meade Courts; Gilda’s Club Tai Chi

Craig Fitzhue: House Democratic Leader Craig Fitzhue assured Nashville’s L Club, “I wouldn’t be running for governor if I didn’t see a path to victory!” A staunch public education advocate,…