NASHVILLE – The 2015 CMA Music Festival generated a record $46.8 million in direct visitor spending, an increase of $7.5 million compared to last year, according to numbers released by the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. last week.
A former Mt. Juliet police sergeant was charged in a criminal information Friday with federal program fraud and wire fraud, according to David Rivera, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Turning the calendar back to one of the most devastating days in U.S. history, the Tennessee State Fair will open this year Sept. 11 and feature for the entire 10-day run a nationally acclaimed exhibit that depicts the events and sacrifices made Sept. 11 from 14 years ago.
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry is accepting urban forestry project proposals through the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program and the Urban and Community Forestry Program.
Country sensation Katie Armiger recently launched “Girls With Dreams,” a national songwriting competition that gives young songwriters the chance to win a $10,000 college scholarship and have their music recorded with Armiger.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation special agents received additional indictments for a former employee of the Tennessee Department of Human Services in Lebanon and an alleged accomplice in an ongoing fraud case that involved the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps.
Teen Cancer America, The Band Perry, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center are teaming up to enhance the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer program at Children’s Hospital.