8:00 PM Sep 14, 2014
All country artists are grateful for the support of their fans. But they might look to Dustin Lynch as a model for how to take their appreciation a step further: He wants to help those fans — and others too — finish their college careers.
5:00 PM Sep 14, 2014
Nashville Ballet and the Belmont University School of Music will hold a free performance of “Ferdinand the Bull,” a children’s ballet from Nashville Ballet’s Outreach and Education program.
2:00 PM Sep 12, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
NASHVILLE – One thing nearly all Tennesseans can agree on is they want good health and independence as they age, and efforts are under way in the state to make sure those opportunities exist today and into the future.
11:00 PM Sep 11, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Bread for the World • Flickr) New research finds that most temporary workers from Mexico who get work visas are no better off than those who are undocumented.
NASHVILLE – Immigrants from Mexico can fill the gap where there’s a need for agricultural or low-skilled work in Tennessee and other states.
9:00 PM Sep 11, 2014
Attorney General Bob Cooper announced there’s now access to vehicle recall information under a new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rule.
1:00 PM Sep 11, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Pictured (from left) are Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency Executive Director Jim Harbison; award presenter Bob Coleman with Raymond James; the Housing Fund Program Coordinator/Development Loan Specialist Angela Belcher; and Habitat of Greater Nashville ReConstruct Director Eric Helm.
NASHVILLE – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville, which includes Habitat of Wilson County, took home a Tennessee Best award last week during the 2014 Governor’s Housing Summit for its work revitalizing neighborhoods impacted by flooding nearly four years ago.
10:00 PM Sep 10, 2014
Medications prescribed in up to 20 percent of children with autism, including Risperdal, Abilify, Seroquel and Zyprexa, often cause substantial weight gain and put children at greater risk for developing diabetes.
9:00 PM Sep 10, 2014
A Vanderbilt lung cancer patient’s exceptional response to different types of therapies spurred research that suggests lung cancer patients with specific gene alterations may benefit from combination therapy that targets two different cancer pathways.
8:00 PM Sep 7, 2014
NASHVILLE – CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern, along with the executive producer of public television’s critically-acclaimed concert series “Front and Center,” Don Maggi, announced the dates that public television stations across the country will start airing two, hour-long concert specials leading up to the 48th annual CMA Awards.
7:00 PM Sep 7, 2014
Naomi Judd
Julien’s Auctions, an entertainment and music memorabilia auction house, announced the collection of Naomi Judd, featuring costumes and personal items from the award-winning singer and songwriter, to take place Nov. 7-8 at its gallery.
6:00 PM Sep 7, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Kevin Yatarola • CMA) Katherine Canning, Education Through Music director of development and program evaluation, and David Wilson, Education Through Music field supervisor (both far left), and students from Education Through Music partner schools perform during a press conference to announce the final nominees for the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Best Buy Theater on Wednesday in New York City.
NASHVILLE – The CMA Foundation donated $125,000 to benefit music education programs for New York City’s public school students through a partnership with Education Through Music, a nonprofit provider of music education to NYC schools.
4:00 PM Sep 7, 2014
Lee Brice
“I grew up loving songs that moved me,” said Lee Brice. “I grew up in church. So for the most part, you’re singing songs that are trying to put across a message.
9:00 PM Sep 6, 2014
Susan Lynn
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Hassam joined Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey and House Speaker Beth Harwell to announce key stakeholders of primary education from across the state will come together in Nashville on Sept. 18 for Tennessee’s Education Summit: Progress of the Past, Present and Future.
8:00 PM Sep 6, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Master Sgt. Robin Olsen) (From left) Lt. Col. Hunter L. Belcher, a Lebanon native; Maj. William J. Crawford, a Henderson native; Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher T. Crawford, a native of Lawrenceburg; and Sgt. 1st Class Fred C. Mize III, a native of Strawberry Plains – all current or former members of the Tennessee National Guard Recruiting and Retention Command – received the award for actions taken during life-threatening events they bravely acted upon in recent months.
NASHVILLE – Four Tennessee National Guard soldiers, including a Lebanon native, were awarded the Soldier’s Medal by Maj. Gen. Max Haston, Tennessee’s adjutant general, in a ceremony at Tennessee National Guard headquarters.
10:00 PM Sep 3, 2014
NASHVILLE – A meal of a burger, French fries and a milkshake tops a list of the most calorie-laden meals served at restaurant chains nationwide.
8:00 PM Sep 3, 2014
Vanderbilt researchers this week reported updated findings regarding the benefits of behavior-focused therapies for children with autism spectrum disorder.
11:30 AM Sep 2, 2014
(Nhat V. Meyer • Bay Area News Group • MCT) Oakland Raiders’ Rashad Jennings (27) is tackled after a catch against Tennessee Titans’ Moise Fokou (53) in a game last season. Fokou was released last week by the Titans.
The Tennessee Titans released kicker Maikon Bonani, who was the odds-on favorite to win the job entering training camp.