Some places, like Los Angeles and Kansas City are already reinstating mask mandates as the delta variant of the coronavirus takes hold. But in Nashville, that’s not in the cards.
Williamson County Commissioners have finalized a $650 million budget and raised the property tax rate by 13 cents. The change is intended to give government agencies more spending power after years of conservative budgeting.
There are three spiky new residents at the Nashville Zoo. One of the facility’s cape porcupines, Mkali, gave birth to her second litter of porcupettes last week.
Saturday marks the end of federal unemployment benefits in Tennessee — two months earlier than originally scheduled. Conservative politicians and some business groups have suggested that workers preferred to rely on those benefits rather than go back to working at businesses like restaurants and hotels. But hospitality workers and organizers say that’s inaccurate. Nneka Ebbe, […]
Grants are opening soon for community groups that have ideas for reducing violence in Nashville, according to the mayor’s office. Ron Johnson, the city’s recently appointed community safety coordinator, is encouraging people to apply.
For the first time, English language classes for Metro Schools families were offered online, and the response is transforming how the district offers the classes going forward.
Tennesseans have known for a number of weeks that federal unemployment help is coming to an end, but a new report brings into focus just how big an impact that may have.
Nashville police are changing how they investigate bomb threats after a committee analyzed their handling of a 2019 tip that an Antioch man was building an explosive. The department never made contact, and the man went on to detonate his RV on Second Avenue downtown on Christmas morning last year.
It’s been a year since the murder of George Floyd prompted widespread demands for change, especially to policing and monuments associated with white supremacy. WPLN News is taking stock of how officials have responded.
Tennessee’s General Assembly passed several last-minute measures on Wednesday night before adjourning for the year. The measures touch high-interest subjects, including unemployment, constitutional challenges to state laws and the lessons taught in public schools