Many in Middle Tennessee are struggling today while marking the one-year anniversary of the region’s deadly tornadoes.
After the tornado, fears rose that North Nashville survivors would be pressured to sell — and some were swarmed with offers. But a year later, some homeowners are well on their way to rebuilding.
Nashville officials and nonprofits will have the next month to mediate more than 1,800 eviction cases before the federal moratorium expires. But some housing advocates see hurdles in reaching that goal.
The latest storm update from Metro Nashville agencies shows how a week of tough winter weather pushed city workers into lengthy shifts and agencies to operate around the clock. Car crashes brought down power poles and destroyed fire hydrants, water mains broke, traffic and rail crossing signals malfunctioned and animal control officers responded 126 stray […]
Nashville’s police oversight board is getting new members who could define the group at a pivotal time.
The city of Nashville is creating a new court and planning to spend $20.8 million from the federal government in an effort to prevent more than 1,800 evictions before a moratorium expires at the end of March.
In the past, Mayor John Cooper has advocated including public spaces and parks in the fairgrounds’ redevelopment. But in his budget proposal he left out the fairgrounds.
A Nashville attorney is making a second attempt at weakening Metro government’s power. The new “Nashville Taxpayer Protection Act” petition has been revised from feedback given in court with the goal of voters weighing by summer.
Mayor John Cooper released a new spending plan for city infrastructure today that puts the bulk of new funds toward schools. Of his $474.6 million plan, Cooper says a record $191 million will fund improvements to 45 school buildings and the construction of three new schools.
In the aftermath of the Christmas Day bombing, dozens of 911 call centers lost service in Tennessee. And as more details emerge about what went wrong, members of Tennessee’s Emergency Communications Board are anticipating policy changes.