Nissan announced Thursday its hiring 900 workers for its Smyrna assembly plant, to start work this fall. The automaker also noted their 30th anniversary of building cars in Tennessee. The plant has grown dramatically, especially in the past few years, as Nissan tries to corner 10 percent of the American auto market. (more…)
Earl Scruggs' banjo will join Flatt’s guitar in the Country Music Hall of Fame's "Precious Jewels" exhibit of iconic instruments that includes Bill Monroe’s mandolin and guitars belonging to Mother Maybelle Carter, Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams.
The Nashville Symphony needs millions of dollars to get its budget back in shape. The orchestra is talking to major donors and potential corporate sponsors. But it’s also looking to the other end of the spectrum, finding new ways to solicit small gifts on the theory that every little bit helps.
A giant glowing moon dominated the Music City skyline Sunday night. The Moon was the closest in its orbit to the Earth, making it appear larger in the sky than any other night in the past 18 years.
The Nashville Symphony will not lose its concert hall to foreclosure. The orchestra confirms a deal has been struck to restructure $83 million of debt.