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.
The scene surrounding Nate Landsperger’s house, on Holly Street in East Nashville, is one of brick homes reduced to rubble.
The storms damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses throughout Middle Tennessee. And historic buildings will require extra care.
Something has turned the water bright red this year in one of the wetlands within Shelby Bottoms in East Nashville. It has caused photos and discussions to pop up across social media.
Listen / Declan McGarry knew something was wrong when his wife asked where he’d parked his car one morning last month. McGarry’s eyes darted to the spot on his street in East Nashville where’d left his 2005 black Nissan Pathfinder the night before. It wasn’t there.
Listen / Nashville celebrated the centennial of its historic East Branch Library on Wednesday, commemorating one of two remaining Carnegie public libraries in the city.
Listen / Nashville’s annual Night Out Against Crime came in the midst of a summer that’s seen a dramatic rise in violence. At a park in East Nashville, a neighborhood where shootings are the highest in decades, parents and police gathered for a night of peace.
In its first meeting, a special advisory committee for an East Nashville school overhaul heard an update for plans from central office administrators. But community organizer John Haubenreich says he heard too much from the district.