Soldiers will be kept on task for eight hours a day as they wait out the incubation period of the Ebola virus.
On January 1, the World Health Organization will be reinstated as the lead element in training health care workers in how to handle Ebola patients, taking over from a team led by Fort Campbell troops.
Nashville’s police chief has become something of an Internet hero after a letter he wrote in response to an upset resident ricocheted across the Web.
Of all the tokens of appreciation governments sent him after the Battle of New Orleans, a small gold box, about the size of a deck of cards, was one of only five Jackson mentioned in his will. The snuff box was recently returned to Jackson's home, but for years, it seemed the box might never leave the Hermitage at all.
The Tennessee Board of Regents is trying to do away with undecided majors. According to their data, officials say, students who choose a college major right away are more likely to graduate.
Under the law that passed, Metro's Transportation and Licensing Commission is responsible for setting minimum fees, effectively getting rid of the $9-a-trip minimum set by Metro Council in January.
In just a few weeks, students who applied for free community college — and almost every high school senior in the state did — will have their first mandatory Tennessee Promise meeting.
A team of historians and scientists from Middle Tennessee hope to soon welcome home the remains of soldiers who died on foreign soil nearly 170 years ago.
As much as that process seems virtual and wireless, the Internet is, for the most part, a very physical series of cables around the world. They’re even laid under the ocean. In Nashville, you just have to look up — they're strung on utility poles across the city.
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Nashville’s independent movie theater will be showing the film that has garnered everything from terrorism threats to presidential support. “The Interview,” a comedy about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, will be screening at the Belcourt starting Christmas Day.
Tennessee doctors are burying the hatchet with physician assistants – who can do much of what a doctor can with less than half the training.
You see it all the time around Nashville. The official Nashville seal appears on flags, government buildings and official documents. An unnamed American Indian stands with a human skull in his hand. WPLN's Blake Farmer asks what the symbol means.
Tennessee is the 25th state to join the suit.
Insure Tennessee, as it's been dubbed, is aimed at those who make too much money to qualify for TennCare, but too little to get a subsidy under the Affordable Care Act.
The agency charged with turning around Tennessee’s lowest performing schools has to find new funding. The Achievement School District was born in 2010 out of the Race to the Top program. All of that prize money will be gone next year.
The Station Inn is probably the only thing in The Gulch that hasn't changed much in recent years. But with a proprietor who rents the club's stone brick building perched on some of Nashville's hottest real estate, can it last?
The deal was proposed to Governor Haslam more than a year ago, according to Craig Becker, who heads the association.
Justice Sharon Lee asked Smith: What if a pharmacist doesn't have a license, or had some criminal convictions, don't death row inmates have a right to know if the lethal injection team is qualified? And why should they take the state's word for it?
Metro Schools officials hope to both attract middle class families and help low-income families that tend to move more often by reworking feeder patterns.