There’s a new — and unique — bike track in town. The Watkins Park Pump Track is located in a historic North Nashville greenspace, and it’s part of an ongoing effort to inspire kids through biking.
Nashville may have more kids in summer school than ever — and the plan is that everyone will be invited. Metro Schools will offer in-person learning throughout the month of June, according to an announcement on Thursday.
On Monday, Davidson County will move to phase 1C, which allows residents with common risk factors for COVID-19 complications to receive a vaccination.
As the speed of COVID vaccinations picks up, so do the reports of doses going to waste. And it’s more than just a handful at the end of the day because of a few appointment cancellations. But health officials are trying to rein in waste without slowing down vaccinations.
It was a hard year for the city of Nashville — from the tornado and the pandemic, to a summer of protests against police brutality and the downtown bombing. More than 150 local artists are looking back for the Frist’s new virtual exhibition, N2020: Community Reflections.
In Hermitage, renters found themselves well cared for during the 9-month rebuild for the complex destroyed by the tornado.
East Tennessee State University’s President Brian Nolan says he will change how he talks to student athletes who want to kneel during the national anthem. At a university budget hearing, lawmakers questioned Nolan on his allowance of the men’s basketball team to protest during the anthem last weekend.
Many in Middle Tennessee are struggling today while marking the one-year anniversary of the region’s deadly tornadoes.
The toll of the March 2020 tornadoes is well documented. But at the one-year anniversary, the recovery is harder to quantify — and very much a work in progress.
COVID vaccines are beginning to flow into Tennessee at a much faster pace, and the state has decided to accelerate its distribution plan, opening up to anyone 16 or older whose health puts them at risk.