Former investment advisor Michael Park plead guilty today to charges of conducting a Ponzi scheme out of his Brentwood office. But there’s still a key disagreement between what Park admits to doing and the prosecution’s allegations against him.
Middle Tennesseans go all over the world to dig wells, open medical clinics and build houses, but they often don’t have connections with other aid workers.
Residents living near the site of TVA’s massive coal ash spill in December say the ash is affecting their health.
Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey may join the race for the Governor’s office.
Hundreds gathered today in the shadow of the state capitol building to protest the Obama administration's fiscal and budget policies. The Nashville Tea Party was one of nearly fifty such rallies that took place around the nation.
The Metro Council will meet in a special session before Tuesday’s meeting to pass Mayor Karl Dean’s water rate hike in a second of three required votes.
New owners of the Nashville Sounds have finalized their purchase of the minor league team, just as the major league affiliate tells the club it needs a new home.
Unemployment rose to 8.6% in Tennessee for the month of January. That’s a whole percentage point worse than December and three points higher than the same month last year.
Tennessee State University announced today it’s receiving the largest land donation in the school’s history. The gift of 250 acres west of downtown Nashville is almost certain to factor into the debate over the development of one of Nashville’s last green spaces.
Senior Democrats in the state legislature filed a bill today to disband the various boards which govern higher education in Tennessee, and to do so by next year.
Governor Phil Bredesen says a new one-billion dollar plant announced today in Bradley County, near Chattanooga, positions the state for even more jobs in the burgeoning solar industry.
The Tennessee Senate voted today to approve the sale of state bonds to help finance the new Volkswagen and Hemlock plants.
Germany-based Wacker Chemie AG has chosen Bradley County for its new $1 billion dollar plant. It could bring as many as 500 jobs to the area.
When the band "Quote" tours, they don't just play music, they put on an art show. WPLN's Adrienne Outlaw reports on a musical experience for the ears and the eyes. A few years ago in California two friends were playing around with their music. One said to the other, "I'm writing a story about your song."
Despite opposition from the Department of Environment and Conservation, a House subcommittee approved a bill yesterday that will allow permit holders to bring guns into state parks.
The committee searching for a new chancellor for the Tennessee Board of Regents voted to suspend its work today. And it’s asked the full board to cancel the search altogether.
A state senator is calling for a broad-ranging look at the way Tennessee provides college education through its two systems.
A proposal to lengthen the terms of state representatives and senators stalled today when a tie vote left it hanging in a House subcommittee.
Nashville’s police program for communicating with limited-English communities is among the nation’s best, according to a new report by the Vera Institute of Justice.
Rutherford County officials want schools to help them find out who’s not paying the county’s car registration fee.