1:00 PM Jul 24, 2014
NASHVILLE – A constitutional amendment giving Congress and states control of political campaign spending is moving toward a vote on the U.S. Senate floor, after winning approval last week in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
10:00 PM Jul 23, 2014
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Preservation Trust announced recently it will accept nominations for the 2014 Tennessee Preservation Trust’s Ten in Tennessee Endangered Places list.
9:00 PM Jul 23, 2014
News that a Malaysian airliner was shot down quickly put upward pressure on the price of oil, according to AAA.
5:00 PM Jul 23, 2014
Two new driving under the influence laws went into effect July 1 in Tennessee, and officials believe both laws will help curb the behavior of high-risk, repeat impaired offenders and also help the state tackle jail overcrowding issues.
1:00 PM Jul 22, 2014
NASHVILLE – More than a quarter-million Tennesseans without health insurance could also lose access to primary care, with Community Health Centers across the state now looking down the edge of a looming fiscal cliff.
4:11 PM Jul 21, 2014
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NASHVILLE – Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents received indictments for a former Nolensville Police Department officer accused of misconduct.
4:10 PM Jul 21, 2014
NASHVILLE – Michael W. Young, 55, formerly of Nashville who currently lives in Clermont, Fla., was sentenced on July 15 to serve two years in prison for stealing $974,000 of federal funds designated for state roadway projects and for laundering funds derived from that crime, according to U.S. attorney David Rivera.
3:00 PM Jul 20, 2014
(Photo courtesy of John Russell • CMA) Brad Paisley will perform during “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock,’ which airs Aug. 5 on the ABC Television Network.
NASHVILLE – Summer’s hottest artists will perform on “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock,” which airs Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. on the ABC Television Network.
2:00 PM Jul 20, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Jamie Vess) Dee Jay Silver pumps up the volume at Nashville’s LP Field.
About 15 years ago, a few electronic musical pioneers started sneaking country snippets into their DJ sets at dance clubs. Meanwhile, at some country bars, DJs were adding club beats to the records they were spinning.
12:00 PM Jul 20, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Donn Jones • CMA) Record crowds gather at the Bud Light Stage at Bridgestone Arena Plaza during the 2014 CMA Music Festival.
NASHVILLE – The 2014 CMA Music Festival contributed a record-setting $39.3 million in direct visitor spending to the local community, according to numbers released by the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp.
10:00 PM Jul 19, 2014
Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper announced a proposed settlement of claims for monetary relief against Apple Inc. related to its participation in a price-fixing conspiracy in the market for E-books.
4:00 PM Jul 19, 2014
Voters won’t decide this issue until November, but the fundraising, education and organizational battle is already in full swing over a proposed Tennessee constitutional amendment granting state lawmakers more power over abortion.
8:00 PM Jul 17, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Pictured (from left) are Seab Tuck, immediate past LMT board chair; Kim Parks, executive director of Historic Lebanon; and Susan Taylor, immediate past LMT executive director.
NASHVILLE – Thirty community and business leaders from Middle Tennessee, including three from Wilson County, graduated from Leadership Middle Tennessee, a regional leadership institute.
10:00 PM Jul 16, 2014
NASHVILLE — Take the pledge – to reduce your salt intake. It may save your life.
8:00 PM Jul 16, 2014
NASHVILLE – From days at the beach to afternoons out biking and hiking, people across Tennessee are eagerly soaking up the sunshine.
1:00 PM Jul 16, 2014
NASHVILLE – Newspaper writers, editors, designers and publishers won top awards Friday in the Tennessee Press Association’s 2014 newspaper contest, co-sponsored by the University of Tennessee.
2:57 PM Jul 15, 2014
NASHVILLE – Michelle Nixon, 48, of Chicago and formerly of Nashville, pleaded guilty today to a scheme to defraud her former employer of more than $1.2 million, according to David Rivera, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.