Responding to Nashville’s frequent high humidity and prolonged stretches of 90-plus degree weather, a local nonprofit has initiated a Metro-supported study into heat mitigation strategies. The Urban Land Institute will lead the three-month project, which received guidance from sustainability experts during a panel on Friday.
Church Street Park in downtown Nashville officially reopened last week and it has already begun to hum with new activity.
The Metro Public Health Department has announced a pilot program to send out text messages about spikes in overdose activity. It hopes the program, which was developed by the Partnership to End Addiction, will reach individuals at risk of suffering an overdose.
Five months after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, FBI investigations continue to prompt new arrests. Two more Tennesseans have been arrested and charged this week, bringing the total number of state residents accused to 14.
While Nashville’s tourism industries continue to face reduced revenues, hotel occupancy during Memorial Day weekend suggests a renewed desire for leisurely travel.