Tennessee has reported its worst day of the coronavirus pandemic thus far — with the highest number of cases and a record 65 deaths reported statewide on Friday. Taking a look at the numbers on a county-level, Houston County maintains the worst death rate. Though the county has reported fewer than 20 […]
A few businesses on Belmont Boulevard say they’re closing their doors this week, as surrounding roads are blocked off for the upcoming presidential debate on campus this Thursday.
The lawsuits have gone mostly after the state’s requirements to apply and receive an absentee ballot, causing some confusion during the final stretch of the November presidential election. To clarify any doubts, here’s a breakdown of the status of the lawsuits and the rulings.
Gov. Bill Lee’s Education Savings Account program has, once again, been ruled unconstitutional. The Tennessee Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s ruling on the controversial plan to offer vouchers to students for private school tuition.
Every journalist covering the pandemic is covering something that affects them, but it’s much more directly so when you’re a college journalist reporting on outbreaks happening among your friends and classmates.
Six months ago, a rash of tornadoes tore through Middle Tennessee on Super Tuesday, killing 24 people overnight and destroying thousands of buildings in the region. WPLN News reporters went out to assess the damage on March 3 with the rest of Nashville, taking photos along the way. Now, six months later, some of those […]
Heavy rain, strong winds and potentially severe weather are sweeping across Tennessee today, and a front coming through just after noon prompted a series of tornado warnings. But there wasn’t immediate confirmation of any tornado touchdowns.
Editor’s Note: WPLN News has discontinued this mapping effort as of Sept. 14. After delays, the state of Tennessee is now publishing its own statewide database of school-based cases here.
Arrest warrants have been issued for the hosts of the “Fashion House” launch party that gained national attention two weekends ago for drawing together hundreds of unmasked partygoers in East Nashville.
Tennessee reached its highest number of active coronavirus cases over the weekend — with more than 40,000 Tennesseans contagious on Sunday. Rural areas have begun to catch up to the hotspots, but the state’s largest metro areas have been facing major outbreaks for months now.