Ever since becoming a teacher at Metro Nashville Public Schools, Teneice Kirby had to choose between paying off her student loans or buying groceries. But, with the newly approved teacher raise, Kirby says she can now afford both.
Some Nashville residents are calling on the city council to increase funding for Gideon’s Army and for the support staff within Metro Nashville Public Schools. They’re also asking officials to expand the role that residents play in the budget process.
Software giant Oracle will build in Nashville after the Metro Council approved the company’s proposal on Tuesday night.
As Nashville undergoes its citywide property value reassessment, the mayor is signaling that a lower tax rate is likely. That’s not unusual, but you wouldn’t have known that from the response online Friday.
Under a sign that said “for sale – Nashville’s soul,” community and council members vowed that they wouldn’t give up the iconic venue without a fight.
Nashville will pay $2.25 million in a settlement to the family of a man was fatally shot while running away from a city police officer.
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 […]