Category Archives: Local Reports

Brenda hanging garments in the Nashville warehouse.

Discount Store’s Blind Employee Inspires Her Co-Workers

When Brenda was 12, her mother was killed in an automobile accident. For the next two years, Brenda rarely spoke. “I didn’t want to say nothing to nobody,” she recalled….

The new shuttles replace all existing MNAA shuttles at BNA.

BNA Rolls Out Environmentally Friendly Parking Shuttles

The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) recently rolled out 20 new shuttles to service parking lots at Nashville International Airport (BNA). In keeping with MNAA’s commitment to advance sustainable practices…

East Park Community Center

East Nashville to Commemorate 155th Anniversary of the Surrender of Nashville

East Park Community Center, located at 700 Woodland St., will host a living history event to commemorate the 155th anniversary of the surrender of the city of Nashville to Union…

A copy of Bob Clement's book, Presidents, Kings, & Convicts."

Bob Clement Shares His Journey from the Governor’s Residence to the Halls of Congress

In Bob Clement’s memoir, he shares a behind-the-scenes look at his life as a former Congressman, son of a Tennessee governor and an eyewitness to history, as well as the…

Tennessee State Museum Interior

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Names New Manager

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park (BCMSP) recently welcomed new Park Manager, Dr. Jerry T. Wooten. Previously, Wooten was Park Manager at Johnsonville State Historic Park in Humphreys County and a…

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Hooligans Getting Geared Up

Hooligans: Time’s A-Wastin’! The Loyal Royal Secret Order of Hooligans celebrates their 36th annual St. Patrick’s Day brunch at Al Menah Shrine Temple at 1354 Brick Church Pike on Saturday…


Metro Offers Free Identity Service to Retirees Following Mailing Malfunction

Metro Nashville retirees will receive free fraud protection services after receiving tax documents in unsealed envelopes, according to the mayor’s office Tuesday. Mayor Megan Barry has directed Metro to offer…


Counties with Flu Outbreaks Close Schools; Hand Hygiene Encouraged

Outbreaks of flu are causing some Tennessee counties to close schools for the remainder of the week, hoping this will give teachers and students time to recuperate. Monday is Presidents…

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Smokers “Quittin’ Time” Encourages Smokers to Commit to a Healthy Life

Much attention has been focused this week on the heart as it represents love and romance. Along with Valentine’s Day, February is also American Heart Month. Health officials are encouraging…

A rendering of the building to be leased by Saint Thomas Medical Partners.

Construction of Bellevue Center to be Finished Early Next Year

Commercial Realty Services (CRS), a Mt. Juliet based developer, has partnered with Saint Thomas Health for a new Care Center in Bellevue. Saint Thomas Medical Partners will lease approximately 22,300…