4:00 PM Jul 27, 2014
Seven dedicated and hardworking Nashville women have been selected as inductees into the 2014 Academy for Women of Achievement. They will be honored at the 23rd annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration and induction dinner on Oct. 2.
4:00 PM Jul 27, 2014
There was a time when a singer’s voice disorders were mainly about crisis management. But recently, preventative treatment has become important, especially in Nashville, where the voice is one’s moneymaker.
8:00 PM Jul 26, 2014
The Tennessee Department of Transportation recently kicked off its “100 Years of Moving Tennessee Forward,” a yearlong celebration of its centennial as a state agency.
7:00 PM Jul 26, 2014
July 1 was the first official day on the job for the new head of the Tennessee Education Association, who lists among her goals an increase in teacher pay.
9:00 PM Jul 24, 2014
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Office of Energy Programs announced the release of the state’s Qualified Energy Conservation Bond Program’s second request for proposals, which will detail how local governments can submit proposals for low-interest bonds to finance qualified energy savings projects.
3:00 PM Jul 24, 2014
Kathy Bates
Rebel Hill Florist designers claimed multiple honors at the Central Tennessee Professional Florist Association Annual Meeting, held June 29 in Nashville.
2:00 PM Jul 24, 2014
(MCT) -- Three legal advocacy organizations filed a federal class action lawsuit Wednesday against TennCare, Tennessee’s Medicaid program, saying that the state has “broken a decades-old promise to its most vulnerable residents” by implementing new policies the groups say deprive thousands of eligible people -- including newborns, pregnant women and the elderly -- from coverage.
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.