Category Archives: Local Reports

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As the holidays roll into town, Nashville celebrates in style

Happy Birthday: Lovely Mildred Adkisso​​n​ celebrated her 104th birthday this week with cupcakes, champagne​​ and lots of well-wishes from her friendly neighbors at the Green Hills Apartments. Manager Earl Melton…

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (center) with Chief Anderson (L)  and Christmas Basket Program volunteers.
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Donations help Santas in blue provide food for families in need

Wanda Southerland | GCA News Historically, Santa Claus is a jolly, bearded man who wears a red suit, black belt and black boots. However, since 1961, many families know Santa…

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Financial literacy program hopes to make finance fun for girls in Nashville

Rock The Street, Wall Street, a nonprofit financial literacy program designed to spark the interest of high school girls into careers of finance, received $5,000 in funding this week from…

The Parks Board paid $1,000 to move it from the airport to the park, where it initially served as play equipment for children.

Iconic F-86 jet leaves Centennial Park to return home

Centennial Park’s iconic F-86 L Sabre Jet, that was located across from HCA Building 2, near the locomotive and event shelter, left the park this week on Monday, November 27…

The Christmas Tree for the Tennessee State Capitol Building in Nashville was cut down in Burns, TN last Monday morning. The Mazzo family of Burns donated the Norway spruce.

Lighting of the city’s official Christmas tree will happen December 1 at Public Square Park

The event hosted by Mayor Megan Barry, scheduled for 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., will include music by the East Magnet High School Choir, Thomas Edison Elementary School Choir, the…

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Nashville Electric Service is kicking off its annual Project Help campaign for those in need

With the holiday giving season officially upon us, Nashville Electric Service (NES) is kicking off its annual Project Help campaign. For NES customers looking for a way to give back…

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Chamber of Commerce honors detective who solved murder case

David Smith | GCA News Congratulations to Detective Jeff Jobe who was honored on November 9th by the Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce for his work in solving last December’s murder…

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Liquidation sales have begun at Kmart in Donelson ahead of January closing

David Smith | GCA News The Kmart at 530 Donelson Pike is one of three stores statewide that the discount retailer’s parent company plans to shut down in its latest…

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16th annual “Feed the Need” project to feed over 1,900 Nashville families

The Rotary Club of Nashville and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee have once again teamed up for the 16th annual “Feed the Need” project to feed over 1,900…

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Tennessee State Parks offer free, guided hikes the day after Thanksgiving

Local trees are transforming into fireworks of color as the fall season reaches its peak. Here in Nashville are 28 places in and around the city to enter a state…