The Tennessean has defined John Seigenthaler’s life. Even in retirement, he still looks at stories in the paper with the sharp eyes of a tough editor.
Parton played for an estimated 150,000 at Britain’s Glastonbury festival this weekend.
Singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash was on a different kind of stage Wednesday. She testified in front of a congressional committee on the thorny issue of music royalties and online streaming services, like Pandora.
President Obama has nominated a new US Attorney for Middle Tennessee. David Rivera has already served in that role for more than a year.
Tennessee’s Bob Corker is once again casting himself as a Washington dealmaker. This time, the Republican Senator is touting a bipartisan plan to refill the federal highway trust fund, which is set to run out of money by the end of the year.
The app, known as 2nd Vote, rates businesses on their support of same-sex marriage, abortion rights, and environmental issues.
Nashville’s Democratic congressman criticized his Republican colleagues during a hearing on the deal to swap five Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Jim Cooper told the House Armed Services Committee that the hearing had become too partisan.
State Senator Bill Ketron says he’s serious about building a monorail down the median of I-24, and has even discussed it with a Canadian train manufacturer. Others say we’ve already considered this idea.
The pace of home sales in the Nashville area continued to slow last month, but the median price for a house set a new record. The Greater Nashville Association of Realtors says the median price for a home in May was $209,900
Downtown Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium is hosting more events in 2014, but the 52-year-old venue is still relying on funds from Metro to balance its budget for now.