Listen / There was a period in Butch Spyridon’s life when he was able to have a little down time between Christmas and New Year’s. “In the ’90s, it was a pretty dead week,” he said. But a few years after he took over as head of the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation in […]
After three years of cost cutting, the Tennessee Valley Authority has exceeded its goal of trimming operating expenses. During that time TVA has cut more than $500 million — in part by reducing its workforce by 1,800 employees. CEO Bill Johnson calls TVA’s new size “sustainable”. And while he says the utility has scaled back […]
Listen / If you make the drive in from Franklin or Murfreesboro in the morning, there’s a decent chance you sit in traffic at some point. Some people commuting from Wilson County fight gridlock too, but they also have an option no one else in the region does — the Music City Star. “Ah, this […]
Listen / For the last several months a 75-year-old Cookeville man has been preparing for a race not many Americans get to run: the Havana Marathon. It takes place this Sunday.
The Gospel Music Association has been giving out Dove Awards for 46 years. Last night in Nashville, it charted new territory by naming a rapper as its “Artist of The Year.”
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says there’s been a possible cougar sighting in the northwest part of the state. “We occasionally get reports of sightings. But very rarely, if ever, do we get any photographic evidence or find any remains or anything like that,” said TWRA spokesman Don King.
Listen / For a half century Dean Hayes has been coaching the track team at Middle Tennessee State University. That means he’s spent thousands of hours evaluating young athletes and building his teams. But over the decades a central part of his recruiting philosophy has stayed constant. “The world is made up of a mixture […]
Listen / The Nashville Predators are about to see significant savings in their electric bill – simply by switching out a few light bulbs.
Listen / The Nashville Sounds inaugural season at First Tennessee Park comes to an end tonight. The team is not in playoff contention but did see the biggest jump in attendance among Triple-A teams this year. And it’s still drawing first-time fans, like Scott West who was at Monday’s game.
Listen / This story has been updated following the unveiling of the statue Friday morning. A bronze statue was unveiled Friday near the Nashville Sounds’ new ballpark. It depicts longtime Tennessee State track coach Ed Temple on one knee with an open book in one hand and a stopwatch in the other. It’s a pose […]