Category Archives: Local Reports

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GNAR celebrates 18th Habitat For Humanity home dedication

The Greater Nashville Association of Realtors celebrated the dedication of its 18th Habitat for Humanity home on Sunday, May 18. This year’s recipient is Surrelzia Morton, a proud mother of…

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What Beautification Bureau?

The line at the bottom says “Metropolitan Beautification Bureau.” Is there still such a bureau? The sign is so small and faded by the sun, it’s illegible from passing cars….

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McGavock High School seniors inaugural ‘Covenant’ Scholarship awards and picnic

A special award ceremony and picnic took place honor 68 recipients of the inaugural “Covenant” Scholarships awarded by the McGavock Cluster Coalition in partnership with the Donelson Hermitage Chamber of…

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GJCC hosts art exhibit reception on June 11

The GJCC’s June art exhibit features the work of Yenny Walker-Zarama, Ken Walls, and Florian J. Ceglarek. The exhibit, which will be open throughout the month of June, will open…

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2014 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards announced

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced the winners of the 2014 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards on Friday, May 16. The winners will be recognized…

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Tennessee Parks and Greenways launches campaign to save the West Meade Waterfall

Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation held a kick-off event on May 16 to launch a fundraising campaign to purchase and protect the West Meade Waterfall. Concerned citizens of West Meade…

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Dollar General awards Nashville and Middle Tennessee YWCA $350,000 literacy grant

This week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee a $350,000 grant to support its Family Literacy Center and GED/HiSet training  programs. “The YWCA…

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Slave Dwelling Project to include stay at local historical sites

The Tennessee Historical Commission (THC) has announced that historic preservationist Joseph McGill, founder of the Slave Dwelling Project, will visit their offices at the historic Clover Bottom Mansion for a…

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What’s wrong with this picture? Blind Drive

In a reader submitted photograph, it is clear to see that trees and bushes are blocking this lane of traffic on Mountainview Drive, near the Seven Hills Swim and Tennis Club,…

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Historic Melrose Theatre transforms

Sinema is the name of the restaurant concept slated to open in the historic Melrose theater, located at 2600 Franklin Pike, announced Colin Reed, partner/owner of the project. Sinema, which…