The number of Nashvillians sleeping in shelters exceeded 1,200 Sunday night. But even with a forecast that calls for a windchill of ten below, some homeless people refuse to come inside.
Cold weather like what’s moved into Tennessee is dangerous for any living creature stuck outside. But for livestock, the solution may not be about finding shelter.
Middle Tennesseans are bracing as the forecast calls for temperatures to drop into the teens and single digits.
The state is trying to eliminate the choice between a free burial and a grave that's close enough for family to visit.
The man who lead Austin Peay State University through seven years of growth is moving on to another school. President Tim Hall announced today he’s taken the job as president of Mercy College in New York state.
License plates fund hundreds of grants to artists around the state each year. And while arts grants are one of the first things trimmed in state budget cuts, car tags provide a revenue stream that isn’t subject to the shifting political climate.
Starting January 1st, most government building projects in Tennessee won’t have to pay workers a prevailing wage anymore. The longstanding protection was lifted this year, despite warnings that it could mean a 10 to 15 percent pay cut for the state’s laborers.
Selling fireworks and homemade wine in Winchester, Tennessee is not the classic path to becoming a Wall Street superstar, but that’s how John Templeton got his start. The mutual fund pioneer died a few years ago, but the story of his life is the subject of a documentary airing tonight on business channel Bloomberg TV.
Some of Vanderbilt’s nursing students don’t learn on campus or even in Nashville. As WPLN’s Nina Cardona reports, the Medical Center is getting ready to more than double the size of a program based in rural Kenya, with hopes of making surgery safer in sub-Saharan Africa.
Neither of Tennessee’s Senators support the Budget compromise sent over from the House. But as the bill passed a procedural hurdle today, the pair of Republicans took very different approaches.
After years of expanding budgets that fund efforts to turn around struggling schools, city and business leaders agree it's time to change focus. Instead of adding resources, Mayor Karl Dean and the Chamber of Commerce both suggest Metro Schools start shifting them away from programs that just aren't working.
The written word is only part of the latest effort in Nashville from The Tennessean's parent company.
Before taking their final vote to approve a new baseball stadium, Metro Council members sent a message to Mayor Karl Dean Tuesday: make sure this construction project creates good jobs for people who live in Nashville.
Last year, Tullahoma City Schools gave its youngest students a standardized test that districts weren’t required to use. Now, the superintendent says that was a mistake he doesn’t want to make again.
Nashville officials have chosen a development team to replace the old convention hall with a million square foot, mixed-use tower.
Officially, Nashville's largest ever public building project came in under budget, but only because additional court-ordered costs were handled from a different pot of money.
Imagine one square meter of empty forest floor. If you looked at it long enough, what would you notice? Biologist David Haskell has been doing exactly that in Sewanee for roughly a decade, and he’s noticed enough to fill a book.
If everything goes according to schedule, a new computer system will go online next year for tracking the services Tennessee provides to people with disabilities--but it’s twenty years overdue.
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.