On a dark and stormy night, about 30 women brave the pouring rain to gather at Parnassus Books in Green Hills. They’re here for the store’s romance book club: Between the Covers.
A partnership roughly a decade in the making is about to become official: Nashville and Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, are in the homestretch of formalizing a relationship as “sister cities.” Erbil would become Nashville’s tenth sister — a designation that involves travel, cultural and professional exchanges.
“We take everybody. That’s the beauty of it: that it’s open to absolutely everyone … And the fish don’t discriminate. They don’t care who you are. If you’ve got the right bait on, they’re going to come get it and then you get to weigh them in.”
A legislative decision means it will be at least another year before Tennessee’s physician assistants — known as “PAs” — could get restrictions lifted on their scope of practice.
Nashville’s WeGo transit agency is in the process of reviewing its Access program, which provides services for riders with disabilities, and considering more than two dozen potential changes.
The latest deployment of soldiers from Fort Campbell recently arrived in Romania, placing them at one of NATO’s closest outposts near Ukraine.
With a projected 28% increase in “physician assistant” jobs in the next decade, chances are the next time you need medical care, you may be seen by what’s widely known as a “PA.”