Jumpstart is what’s called an accelerator in the tech world. It’s a company that helps other companies grow — playing the roles of mentor, shareholder and money matchmaker.
Tennessee teachers are starting 2015 curious to know if it will be a second year without a pay raise. So far, state officials haven’t made any more promises.
A string of record months resulted in nearly 1.4 million vehicles sold – an all-time high.
Tennessee drivers received 102,000 seat belt citations in 2014. The increasing enforcement of seat belt laws is part of the Tennessee Highway Patrol's effort to bring down the number traffic deaths.
More businesses are eyeing downtown Nashville relocations and more inventory there is being prepared for office tenants.
A year before the TSSAA fully integrated, a pair of Nashville high schools decided to get a head start. Father Ryan and Pearl High played to a capacity crowd in one memorable night at Municipal Auditorium.
Since 1948, Little Jimmy Dickens was a mainstay at the Grand Ole Opry, including a show he played Dec. 20 to celebrate his 94th birthday.
Many asylum seekers are assigned January 1st when they can’t prove their date of birth.
There were just 41 criminal homicides in Nashville in 2014. That’s the smallest figure since the county and city governments consolidated in 1963.
The goal is to get more students thinking about careers in information technology — that's anything from coding computer programs to managing data centers or working at a telecomm company.
Wildlife officials are proposing a fee hike of more than 20 percent for in-state hunting licenses — the first increase in a decade.
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.