Listen / Many Tennesseeans were knocked to their knees by the recession. The economic turmoil sent the unemployment rate into the double digits, and resulted in thousands of foreclosures and bankruptcies in Tennessee. In 2011, Ann Jetton wasn’t unique. She’d been jobless for almost two years. Here unemployment benefits were running out. But at age […]
Listen / In 2011, we aired a series called Transitioned about Tennesseans adapting to an economy in flux. Now, we’re checking back in to find out what — if anything — has changed for them.
This Thanksgiving week, we’re revisiting some “Thanksgiving Bloopers” we uncovered from 2011, produced by WPLN contributor Kim Green. This story of Thanksgiving gone awry comes from Kim, her husband Hal and her parents Dave and Faye. It’s a cautionary tale of what can happen when too much hubris goes into your apple pie: Listen […]
During Thanksgiving week, we’re revisiting some “Thanksgiving Bloopers” we uncovered from 2011, produced by Kim Green. In this installment, writer and WPLN contributor Craig Havighurst tells Kim about the time he opened his front door one Thanksgiving morning, heading out to catch an early flight, and on the front porch of his East Nashville home, there […]