Interest in attending the historically black school is the highest it’s been in a dozen years. That’s especially good news, given that the last decade was marked by financial crisis and rapid declines in enrollment.
The Nashville Film Festival opens tonight with one of its biggest schedules in the event’s history, but the festival still has room for a pair of short films from scripts written by Nashville school kids.
Organizers of Nashville Fashion Week are betting that the skies will be clear Friday night. That’s when they plan to show the work of five designers in the middle of Fifth Avenue, downtown.
According to Middle Tennessee State University professor Kevin Smith, archaeologists have identified fire pits and large ceramic salt pans.
In Congressional HearingTu, Brentwood Republican Marsha Blackburn tried to pin down just when General Motors executives knew about problems with a faulty ignition switch. The flawed device has been blamed for dozens of fatal wrecks.
The digital age seems to be making some books all the more special and valuable. A small community of knowledgable people are looking for the gems amongst everyone else's castoffs.
Only one prompt was given in the first ever Nashville Reads short story contest: tackle the idea of a “non traditional family.” Winner Rosie Forrest responded with a snapshot of a teenage girl left alone.
Everyone agrees the state’s Cordell Hull office building is old and leaky. But just how extensive its damage is and whether it’s worth saving continues to be a matter of contention. Before officials make up their minds whether to fix the structure or tear it down, they want to reconcile the differences between two conflicting reports.
The newest look at what repairs the Cordell Hull and Central Services buildings need is the most exhaustive-and potentially expensive-yet.
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander today held a press conference for the kind of small bill that would normally only merit a short, written statement. Four Senators each said a few words about a proposal to help working mothers pay for day care. But the bigger point may just who the Senators were: two Republicans, and two Democrats.
A former state employee on Wednesday delivered a petition with more than 14-hundred signatures asking Governor Bill Haslam to spare the Cordell Hull Building from the wrecking ball. Officials are currently reconsidering plans to demolish the 60-year old structure that some say is beyond repair. Preservationists argue it’s an example of modernist architecture that’s worth keeping.
Works by great Impressionist masters by morning, self-portraits of the city's poorest residents in the afternoon, and the thread that ties them together.
Senator Bob Corker says it wouldn’t make sense for Volkswagen employees to invite the UAW into the Chattanooga plant.
Schools like the idea of free higher education, but not at the cost of scholarships for their students.
When Beretta opens its Gallatin factory, that facility will be devoted to straightforward firearms manufacturing. Even so, a quick look at the nearly 500 year old company's broader operations shows a certain continental style to doing business.
If the goal for prekindergarten is to give students a permanent academic advantage, it doesn’t seem to hit the mark. But as researchers look beyond test scores, there are other indications of lasting, positive effects.
A decade of making gains on a national test is nothing to sneeze at, but there's still a lot of ground together before a majority of Tennessee fourth graders are deemed proficient.
Having to take off shoes and pull out three ounce bottles at airport security is no fun and can slow down the line. Those steps may soon be eliminated for more Middle Tennesseans.
Just over 30,000 homes were sold in the Nashville area last year. According to the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, it’s the first time that’s happened since 2007, and marks a rapid rise towards pre-recession levels.
A Tennessee city is back on an industry ranking of the best places for filmmakers--and it's not Nashville.