After Legislative Push, Stop Amp Offers Plan B
The amendment would prevent any metropolitan government from constructing or operating a bus rapid transit system using a dedicated lane on a state highway , without approval from the General Assembly, the commissioner of Transportation and the local legislative body.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Opponents Speak Out Against Amp, Discuss Alternative Plan
In the latest of several discussions on a plan for rapid bus service in Nashville, Belle Meade residents weighed in on the idea.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Let art warm your spirit through this long winter
"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time." -- Thomas Merton in "No Man Is an Island" A comprehensive study of the content of my weekly columns likely would produce a report filled with accolades about Franklin.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Which big projects matter most to Nashville's progress?
A year that saw an eyesore transformed into a riverfront park, a three-block stretch of downtown unveiled as a modern convention center and the ground broken on a $65 million ballpark complex -- just for starters -- exhilarated Nashvillians of the build-baby-build variety.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Newk's plans six new restaurants for Nashville area
A Newk's Eatery franchisee plans to add six new Middle Tennessee restaurants in the coming years, starting with a location inside the new CityPark development in Brentwood.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Ted Rhodes broke golf's color barrier
Theodore "Ted" Rhodes paved the way for professional golfers of all races when he became America's first professional black golfer in 1948, one year after Jackie Robinson joined baseball's Brooklyn Dodgers.
Hillsboro site is in prime location
Expect strong developer interest if even a portion of the Hillsboro High School property becomes available for redevelopment as part of any capital plan from Metro Nashville Public Schools.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
For one month, Hickman County is the new Belle Meade
Headline Homes is so often a journey. It takes us all the way from Belle Meade to Brentwood - a luxurious trip of nearly nine miles - and over hills, both Oak and Forest.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Council slows mayor's progress on Gulch-SoBro pedestrian bridge
Dealing at least a temporary blow to Mayor Karl Dean's plans to make the urban core more connected and walkable, the Metro Council voted Tuesday to defer indefinitely a plan to acquire land for a pedestrian bridge that would connect the popular Gulch and SoBro areas.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Celebrate Oregon Pinot II Tasting Benefits Nashville Wine Auction
Last year's first annual big wine tasting event featuring the Pinot Noirs of Oregon was a resounding success for the Nashville Wine Auction , the primary benefactor of the evening.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Wedding: Andrea Noel & John Page
Chaplain Peter P. Stone officiated the family wedding using traditional Christian vows.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Volunteers needed for Sunday tree planting in Nashville
About 50 volunteers are needed to plant oak, poplar and sycamore trees along Richland Creek in West Nashville on Sunday afternoon.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Second Harvest reaps benefits of penny drive
Over the past few months, I hope you have heard about the Ms. Cheap Penny Drive for Second Harvest.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Parking for Percy Warner Park a sore spot
Some park visitors are complaining that the City of Belle Meade is cutting off Nashville's access to Percy Warner Park by closing an overflow parking area at the Belle Meade Boulevard entrance.
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Mosque lawsuit's cost to county to rise: Expense of defense already tops $343,000
The county's $343,276 bill to defend itself from plaintiffs upset about a mosque approval will increase when county government attorneys respond to an appeal request to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Status of Hall income tax puts TN cities' budgets in limbo
People who earn interest from bonds, notes and stock dividends might support a possible reduction or even elimination of the Hall income tax on those investments.