Listen / For some Nashvillians, banal tasks like filing paperwork or reading a prescription are major obstacles to their daily lives. Adult illiteracy affects one in eight in the city, according to the Nashville Adult Literacy Council, and the problem goes beyond native citizens who didn’t learn during childhood. The NALC says it hits hardest […]
Listen / The field of Nashville mayoral candidates is thick: Thirteen people have filed the necessary paperwork to run for Nashville’s top office. They veer from the unorthodox — a master barber, a former limo driver — to the more traditional lawyers and politicians. More:WPLN’s Complete Coverage Of The 2018 Mayoral Election To familiarize voters […]
Listen / In the decades before serene family homes occupied the Glendale neighborhood of South Nashville, exotic animals, lush vegetation and summertime whimsy filled the area. The Glendale Park Zoo sat seven miles outside of downtown, a place where animals roamed and children screamed at the drop of the wooden roller coaster ride.
Listen / Nashville is finally opening a 250-acre addition to Edwin Warner Park this weekend called the Burch Reserve. The expansion offers three miles of hiking trails, as well as new traffic signals and more parking space.
Listen / Thousands flocked to downtown Nashville Saturday morning for March for Our Lives, and it was students who led the pack, spearheading almost every aspect from logistics to publicity to the speaker lineup.