Overall Tennessee’s self-reporting rate is about on par with the national average. Some communities in Nashville currently have a lower response rate, though, so efforts are underway to emphasize the importance of responding.
Justin Minor had just finished high school when Pearl Harbor was bombed. The next year, in 1942, he was drafted. And his next three years would take him to two of the major theaters of World War II, including the now-famous Battle of the Bulge.
As more businesses in Tennessee begin to reopen, many workers are now weighing a difficult choice: Should they stay home without a paycheck, or should they go back to work to a place where they might be exposed to the virus — and potentially make less than they did on unemployment?
Even before the outbreak, the 2020 census was going to look a bit different this year: It’s the first time people could respond online in census history. Then, the pandemic forced the decennial population count to pivot even more.
As religious groups in Nashville have gone online during social distancing, Quakers, also known as Friends, have had to adapt their silence-filled worship to the virtual sphere.
Tennessee paid out $94 million Tuesday to people who are unemployed in the state, in its first day of distributing federal pandemic aid. But many others are reporting difficulties even getting onto the portal to file claims. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, which runs jobs4tn.gov, says the unemployment portal was built to […]
Typically in Nashville, nearly a dozen group meals are available every day for people who are homeless. But COVID-19 has changed everything.
The day after storms cut through Nashville, Fawn Bonning was surprised to see debris on her property in Livingston, Tennessee. She found a photo, some plastic foam and then a well-traveled memento — a menu from High Garden. The tea and herb shop in East Nashville is 100 miles away.
Yassin Terou knows what it’s like to depend on the community to get re-established. So as soon as he heard about the tornadoes in Middle Tennessee, he started driving west.
Veterans come back from their service with memories — fond ones and difficult ones. Jake Floyd’s memories of his exit from the military, and rough re…