Arts organizations are still waiting for half the grant money Metro Arts promised to distribute last year, and this week, a memo from Nashville’s finance director suggests there will be further delays in handing out those funds.
Interstate 40 between exits 201 and 204 is closed in both directions, after a semi-truck carrying radioactive waste caught fire.
This week, artists and arts organizations throughout Nashville finished the annual application process to receive city funding from the Metro Arts Commission. But the arts community is still dealing with the consequences of last year’s chaotic funding cycle.
Drivers in Nashville may be sighing with relief as temperatures thaw and residential streets are no longer ice rinks. But there are other — ahem — bumps in the road. As the ice melts, Nashville is beginning to see some new Olympic-size potholes in its roads and highways.
A Davidson County judge ruled that the Tennessee General Assembly does not have to release files related to sexual harassment complaints against state lawmakers.
On election night, most people thought Angie Henderson would be giving a concession speech. Incumbent vice mayor Jim Shulman was on the ballot — and incumbent vice mayors in Nashville usually win a second term. Her five-percentage-point victory was an upset even she didn’t see coming.
Earlier this month, judge David Briley fined Carney of Off the Wagon Tours $1500 for operating his wagons full of partiers, pulled by John Deere tractors, through Downtown Nashville without a license. Carney also faces 40 days in jail for continuing his tours after the judge ordered him to stop.
If you like chai in Nashville, you can’t do much better than The Horn, a café on Murfreesboro Pike. It’s owned by a Somali family, but it has become a gathering place for South Nashville’s immigrant communities from around the world.
With winds up to 120 mph, the EF-2 tornado that hit the city of Springfield severely damaged several businesses, snapped and uprooted trees, tore the roofs of some buildings and even bent a steel transmission pole.
Nashville Mayor Freddie O’Connell has received recommendations from the transition committees he convened in September to examine how Nashville should “move, grow and work.”