Hatch most recently moved into a new addition at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Here's a time lapse video of the new Hatch getting set up and moved in.
Imagine taking your two-year-old to the dentist and being told she has one, two, even 4 or more cavities. According to the CDC, oral health in the United States has improved for every age group except 2-5 year olds.
Some Nashvillians will rise early Thanksgiving morning…not to put the turkey in the oven, but to put their eyes to a telescope. Astronomers are hoping to get one final glimpse of Comet ISON, before it travels behind the sun.
150 years ago, a young man from Smyrna died and became the “Boy Hero of the Confederacy.” Sam Davis is hardly a well-known figure anymore, but he once captured the attention of people all over the South. There’s a statue of him on the grounds of the state capitol. At one time, his name was even used to sell canned vegetables.
Jack Bishop and Bridget Lancaster of the public TV series share tips for buying, seasoning and cooking a turkey (hint: bigger isn't necessarily better, keep lots of salt around, and give the bird a break before carving). They also give advice on how to make some of their favorite side dishes.
350 pounds per person. That’s how much food the Metro Arts Commission donated to Second Harvest Food Bank. All part of the annual “food fight” between workers for the state and the City of Nashville, to see who can haul in more to feed needy families.
Friday is the National Day of Listening, a chance to sit down with a loved one, turn on a tape recorder and ask that person about his or her life. NPR's Mike Pesca chose to talk with his one of his middle school teachers, Kevin Sheehan, about lessons they learned from each other.
Developmental psychologists are trying to figure out what very small children know and when they know it. The answer: a lot, and a lot earlier than you think. One experiment finds that 18-month-olds can reason abstractly when sorting blocks, well before they are able to explain it.
No charges have been filed so far against the New England compounding pharmacy at the center of the fungal meningitis outbreak, which killed more than a dozen in Tennessee. A state attorney general and a federal prosecutor say they’re now sharing evidence from their separate investigations.
Tennessee lawmakers are still trying to schedule a time for the state’s entire Congressional delegation to drop by for a chat about states’ rights and federal powers. One of the Republicans pushing for what’s being called a “bi-lateral session” is also running for congress, though he says he’d be happy to sit out. (more…)
Bob Schneider, a songwriter from Texas, has challenged fellow musicians to a game for 12 years: Every Friday, a closed email group submits a new song of the week. Ben Folds, Jason Mraz and Patty Griffin have all answered the call, and Schneider says the game has gotten him through five albums.
Students in Metro Schools who take even one year of music are more likely to graduate and do better on college entrance exams than those who take no music class. That’s according to a study released Friday and commissioned by philanthropists who want increased funding for music education in Nashville. (more…)
Tennessee’s Attorney General says predatory lenders are still targeting members of the military, despite a federal law that’s supposed to stop the practice.
The state’s top tourism official says it’s not “delusional” to think of Tennessee competing as a “global destination” for tourists who love music.
His writing looked head-on at matters of race and injustice, but he also tried to find common ground through food and the culture of the kitchen table.