The city of Nashville is trying to determine the source of a downright mess in Mill Creek. Plastic bags, cutlery, cups and take-out containers are littering the greenway of Whitsett Park.
“It’s just more than a convenience store,” says a close friend of the owners. “It’s been kind of like a second home for a lot of people.”
COVID-19 vaccinations are opening today to more Tennesseans, mostly in rural West Tennessee.
Updated Monday at 6:20 a.m. After a day of uneasy anticipation, severe weather did not make its way far enough north to reach Tennessee on Wednesday.
Tennessee legislators may be cracking the door open to legalizing medical cannabis for a limited number of individuals. Two bills are making progress in the state House of Representatives, including one that would permit the use of THC for quadriplegic veterans who were injured in the line of duty.
Nashville is planning to inoculate 10,000 people in a single day — its largest ever COVID-19 vaccination event. The drive-thru mass vaccination will run from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday March 20. It will take place in Lots A-D of Nissan stadium.
Some Middle Tennessee counties, including Rutherford and Williamson, are letting their mask mandates expire, following a recent plunge in new and active cases.
After nearly a week of freezing temperatures, Middle Tennessee will start to thaw on Saturday. Meteorologist Matt Reagan with the National Weather Service in Nashville says a warming trend will help people get back on the roads soon.
Nashville’s new campaign to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates among communities of color includes plans for immigrants, refugees and people who don’t consider English their primary language.
Nashville will be launching an education campaign and expanding access to COVID-19 vaccines in communities of color. Vaccination rates among Black and Hispanic Nashvillians have trailed that of white Nashvillians.