In a rare statewide address Sunday night, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee escalated his pleas for Tennesseans to follow COVID-19 guidelines to slow the spread of the virus. It’s now spreading faster and killing more people each day than the state has previously experienced. Lee also issued a new executive order to restrict some — but […]
In Metro Nashville’s new 348-page transportation plan, Mayor John Cooper and his top advisors detail a vision for a system overhaul that puts improvements within reach of over 90% of the population.
The pandemic cut Nashville’s bus ridership by half compared to last year. But Mayor John Cooper’s transportation plan is gaining momentum after the Metro Council voted to support his proposal.
Nashville councilmembers will vote Tuesday night on whether $29.8 million should be used to reimburse the city for public safety salaries.
Tennessee will offer adults self-testing kits at its COVID-19 testing sites starting Dec. 21.
The collaboration will allow Meharry students to complete clinical rotations at Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare and Church Health. Students will be recruited to pursue pre-medical undergraduate degrees at the University of Memphis.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper is proposing a sprawling transit plan that creates a strong bus network while using old transit plans around sidewalks and other infrastructure.
A sexual assault survivors group and some police reform advocates doubt Metro Nashville Police’s new leader can rebuild trust, but city officials say they’re willing to give him a chance.
Nashville officials want to quiet some of the noise in neighborhoods. During Tuesday’s meeting, the Metro Council advanced a proposal to limit the loudest construction noise in residential zoning areas. Think hammers smashing away at walls, or bulldozers revving while pushing dirt mounds.
The Black Nashville Assembly seeks to get more people involved in local government through grassroots organizing.