What are the odds that Nashville will get a nonstop flight route to Japan? “Ten years ago, you’d be better off getting a lottery ticket," according to one analyst, who is now a bit more optimistic.
The number of Tennesseans on Medicaid has shot up by 120,000 since the beginning of the year, according to newly released data from TennCare.
Devaney’s opponent was state representative Joe Carr --- who notched 41 percent of the Republican vote against Lamar Alexander during the August primary --- and he painted the state's Republican party as a fractured body in need of repair.
If approved, the 119-acre site could be mothballed by June. According to the Davidson County Assessor's office, the property is valued at $4.2 million.
The governor said Friday morning he’s been talking with the White House about funding an alternative expansion plan for Medicaid, the health insurance program for low-income residents.
Meetings at Nashville’s Madison and Neely's Bend middle schools — over which of the two low-performing schools will be taken over by the state — turned contentious last night. The nearly two-hour discussions attracted parents, teachers, school officials and a handful of students.
On Wednesday night, an email from the White House popped into the inbox of Renata Soto, who leads the non-profit Conexion Americas: Obama would be coming.
Formerly found on 91.1, WRVU was the college radio station controlled by Vanderbilt until June 2011, when Nashville Public Radio purchased the station for $3.3 million and turned it into a classical music station.
The man who integrated SEC basketball will be honored at Thursday night's Vanderbilt game. Nashville native Perry Wallace began playing for the university in 1966. And at the time, he angered many at the school for telling the world it was a cold and lonely place for black students.
Metro Schools has come to a decision on which elementary will be handed over to charter operator KIPP Academy. Kirkpatrick will be making a year-by-year conversion starting next fall, according to a press release issued Thursday afternoon.
The housing market in East Nashville is booming — thats's nothing new. But one Goodlettsville resident was surprised to find out that her older fixer-upper in was in demand as well. Nearly 2,500 homes were sold in the Nashville area last month.
The Army's mission in Liberia in response to the Ebola virus has been scaled back, according to Pentagon officials.
The state’s plan to take over one of two struggling middle schools in Nashville has spurred a firefight using standardized test scores as ammo.
Tennesseans' opinion on national education standards depends partly on the wording, according to results from a new Vanderbilt University poll. Meanwhile, they favor certain restrictions on abortion — including a two-day waiting period — but not eliminating abortion access altogether.
Improved fuel efficiency standards and the rise of hybrid and electric cars are a boon to the environment, but the governor says they hurt gas taxes.
The rules call for an annual permit, that drivers pass background checks and obtain the same insurance as any other taxi service. Furthermore, the companies will being subject to random inspections.
Tennessee ranks near the bottom in the nation for teacher pay. Haslam has said that before he leaves office he wants Tennessee to earn the title of “fast-improving" in salaries.
Three of the city’s nine school board members say the Bridgestone dead sets a “terrible precedent for future relocations.”
Tennessee has one of the few Republican governors still actively looking for a way to expand Medicaid to cover the working poor. Governor Bill Haslam compares his effort to “threading a needle.”
A year-long growth streak for Nissan went in reverse for November, but analysts say the month’s sales figures may be more realistic.