Last Thursday, Laura Munoz’s son turned 18. But she didn’t get to watch him blow out birthday candles or open any presents. Munoz’s son is detained in the Davidson County Juvenile Detention Center, along with nearly 40 other teens.
Nearly 200 people have been freed from Nashville’s jails since the first COVID-19 case was reported in the state last month. The sheriff, public defender and district attorney are racing the clock to get as many people out as they can before COVID-19 starts spreading behind bars. And the virus has forced officials to think […]
The new mandate was issued by Gov. Bill Lee Thursday afternoon amid mounting pressure from medical professionals and city leaders.
The Nashville Symphony — like many cultural institutions — is trying to figure out how to stay afloat while music lovers are stuck at home. With concerts postponed indefinitely, the symphony’s staff and musicians are taking a 25% pay cut. But there could more tough decisions ahead.
The 2020 census count is now in full swing, but with most Tennesseans being asked to shelter in place, no one will be knocking on doors and asking residents to fill out forms any time soon. The U.S. Census Bureau is making adjustments to get everyone in Tennessee counted, amid back-to-back crises in the state.