Category Archives: Local Reports

FiftyForward Madison Station Holds 18th Annual Whistlestop Dinner

All Aboard! FiftyForward Madison Station held its 18th annual Whistlestop Dinner and Fundraiser on March 9, 2017. The event raised over $30,000 to help fund the many programs, services, and…

President Tours Jackson’s Home, Participates in Wreath-Laying Ceremony

President Donald J. Trump commemorated Andrew Jackson’s 250th birthday at the seventh president’s Nashville residence, The Hermitage, on Wednesday afternoon as part of his first official visit to Tennessee. Tennessee…

BNA Roadway Adds Traffic Light to Aid Construction Flow

Starting on Tuesday, March 21, there will be a traffic light in operation on Terminal Drive at Nashville International Airport (BNA) to help relieve traffic associated with the construction of…

Speed Limit on Parts of Harding Place to Lower to 25 MPH

The Belle Meade Board of Commissioners voted unanimously at their monthly meeting on March 15 to reduce the speed limit on Harding Place from Lynwood Boulevard to Westover Avenue, from…

Local Natural Areas Prepare for Spring Celebration

April 1 – 9 marks Tennessee State Natural Areas Spring Celebration Week. Guests are invited to attend statewide naturalist-led activities at these ecologically significant areas, many of which are free…

New Boxing Studio Added to Green Hills

Pepper Boxing announced this week it will open at 2176 Bandywood Drive, Suite 105, in Green Hills. Currently under construction, Pepper Boxing will open its doors in April. The new…

Youth Leadership and Literacy Program Receives Funding Help from Comcast

The Comcast Foundation awarded a new $25,000 grant to the Nashville Public Library Foundation aimed at enhancing youth leadership skills and family literacy activities throughout the community. The grant supports…

Metro Parks Will Officially “Clarify and Rectify” the Name of Frederick Douglas Park

Mayor Megan Barry, Councilman Scott Davis and Metro Parks will officially “clarify and rectify” the name of Frederick Douglass Park during a restoration ceremony scheduled for noon, Wednesday, March 22…

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Irish Stepping Returns St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

The Celtic Rhythms On Fire, featuring the Nashville Irish Step Dancers, will be in Nashville for the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Performances are scheduled for Saturday, March 18th at 2…

Several Business Leaders and Metro Officials Give McGavock Students a Lesson in Confidence

Are you confident walking into a job interview? How is your handshake? Do you make a good first impression? These are the questions that the Juniors in Clare Lundy’s English…