Nashville’s police oversight board is getting new members who could define the group at a pivotal time.
Two days after a bomb erupted in downtown Nashville on Christmas morning, the officers at the scene shared a chilling account of that night.
Many U.S. police departments track cars with special cameras known as license plate readers. Now, Nashville police and some members of Metro Council want in on the technology. But that’s sparked a debate about privacy and police overreach.
Kwame Lillard, a Nashville Civil Rights leader and former member of the Metro Council, has died. Lillard grew up in segregated North Nashville. In the 1960s, he was a key organizer for the city’s sit-ins and the leader of a protest to integrate city-run swimming pools. He also coordinated, trained and provided logistical support to […]
Nashville officials want to quiet some of the noise in neighborhoods. During Tuesday’s meeting, the Metro Council advanced a proposal to limit the loudest construction noise in residential zoning areas. Think hammers smashing away at walls, or bulldozers revving while pushing dirt mounds.
Some Nashville Farmer’s Market vendors will get rent relief from the local government. During Tuesday’s meeting, the Metro Council voted to spend $500,000 of the city’s federal CARES Act money to help the business owners.
Nashville has $24.8 million of unallocated federal CARES Act money.
More Metro Nashville employees will have the authority to issue citations for emergency health orders.
Nashville voters could end up seeing two Metro Charter amendments on a special ballot in December, with major implications for the power of the city council.
Nashville could soon expand which city employees have the power to issue citations during public health emergencies.