After input from North Nashville residents, councilmembers are asking the city’s COVID-19 financial oversight committee to funnel $70 million toward minority businesses.
The Jefferson Street Cap project hopes to reverse the economic harm done by the construction of Interstate 40 and make way for more green space and foot traffic. But this month, public forums about a future land bridge in North Nashville have been postponed.
About 200 residents, business owners and city leaders met in North Nashville this weekend to discuss the proposed Jefferson Street Cap project, a land bridge that would extend across Interstate 40.
Community members in North Nashville gathered Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. to celebrate a new mural on Jefferson Street.
In response to rising gun violence, community organizers in Nashville wanted April 24 to be 24 hours of peace. A police shooting just before midnight shattered that plan.
One Nashville bank, however, has a storied history that’s cherished across North Nashville. Nestled near Meharry Medical College, and a stone’s throw from Fisk University and Tennessee State University, is the storied Citizens Savings Bank and Trust.