The previous record was 37 deaths on July 23. In the two weeks since then, the 14-day average has continued to climb and now stands at 19 per day.
The Metro Nashville Police Department issued its first citation for a mask violation on Lower Broadway on Wednesday night. They cited and arrested a 61-year-old Black homeless man, promoting immediate criticism. The charge was later dropped.
Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson is leaving his post at the end of the day, a sudden change on Thursday that rapidly accelerates his planned retirement.
It looked like it was going to be close — but by 10 p.m., former economic commissioner Bill Hagerty was a double-digit winner over physician Manny Sethi in the Republican Senate primary.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is scheduled to hold a press conference on the coronavirus pandemic at 3 p.m. Central on Thursday, Aug. 6. You can watch it live here.
Nationwide protests this summer have pushed communities into a reckoning with their racist past, and Tennessean reporter Emily West says she’s seen a difference in Williamson county.
The number of Nashville residents seeking COVID-19 testing has dropped by nearly half in the last month. And statewide, the testing numbers have plateaued. Health officials say there are still plenty of tests to be had, just fewer people wanting them.
Nineteen current and former Metro Nashville Police officers say they have been sexually assaulted, harassed or discriminated against because of their gender or race, according a former sex abuse detective who’s launched her own investigation.
Citations are coming for people in Nashville who don’t follow the city’s mask mandate, says the city’s top police officials. They met with Metro Council members Wednesday afternoon and committed to stricter enforcement.
The Tennessee Supreme Court has overturned a lower court’s ruling that would have allowed all Tennesseans to vote by mail to avoid contracting or spreading COVID-19. That means, if voters want to mail in a ballot for November’s general election, they will need a valid qualification under existing Tennessee state law. Wednesday’s decision does not […]