Every state is pointing fingers at the federal government as the cause for the vaccine rollout not going more quickly. Dr. Lisa Piercey, the state’s health commissioner, says Tennessee could handle far more than the roughly 93,000 doses it will receive this week.
Ramsey Solutions has become known locally for rules that essentially require everyone to be a conservative Christian. And the company seems to have reached a boiling point when it comes to questioning those rules.
After just eight games, the Vanderbilt women’s basketball season is over. A statement from the university says the remainder of the season will be cancelled due to a combination of COVID-19 related circumstances, opt-outs and injuries.
As Tennessee’s Republicans in Congress prepare to contest the presidential election results, members of their party who used to hold those seats are criticizing the move.
This week, the state is launching a program meant to improve the literacy of Tennessee’s school students. Reading 360 is a $100 million initiative from the state Department of Education.
WPLN News has obtained audio from several 911 calls, which help to clarify the timeline of the Christmas morning bombing in downtown Nashville. The first comes at 5:26 am, from a man inside a 2nd Avenue apartment. He reports gunfire that seems to be taking place in his own building. But minutes later, a nearby […]
Kwame Lillard, a Nashville Civil Rights leader and former member of the Metro Council, has died. Lillard grew up in segregated North Nashville. In the 1960s, he was a key organizer for the city’s sit-ins and the leader of a protest to integrate city-run swimming pools. He also coordinated, trained and provided logistical support to […]
About 300 of Clarksville’s most financially vulnerable residents — many of them elderly — recently discovered that they are facing the conundrum of finding new housing in the midst of a pandemic.
Nashville artist Wayne Brezinka has a long track record of making portraits and art for magazine covers, often summing up a lifetime or a complex idea in one, detailed image. He’s making a portrait of this year using contributions from the community, and his work suggests the more accurate picture of 2020 is centuries old: the Biblical character of Job.
Two years ago, WPLN’s Meribah Knight reported on how parents at one East Nashville elementary school were pushing to reverse a troubling trend: Despite the diversity of the neighborhood, it had almost no children of color anymore.