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March is National Nutrition Month: Tips to Recharge Your Resolutions

March is National Nutrition Month: Tips to Recharge Your Resolutions

(StatePoint) Have your healthy New Year’s habits already begun to fade? Recharge your resolutions this March during National Nutrition Month. While a healthy lifestyle can certainly help you get the body you always wanted, the benefits [...]

State Fire Marshal: Teach Children Fire Safety At An Early Age

State Fire Marshal: Teach Children Fire Safety At An Early Age

NASHVILLE – One of the primary causes of residential fire deaths and injuries for children under 10 is playing with a heat source, which includes lighters and matches. It’s a nationwide problem that the Tennessee State [...]

Tennessee Elevates To Level II-State Of Emergency

Tennessee Elevates To Level II-State Of Emergency

CURRENT SITUATION Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has accepted the recommendation of TEMA Deputy Commissioner David Purkey to elevate to a Level II-State of Emergency in recognizing a major disaster in Tennessee.   The Level II – [...]

Afternoon Update on Winter Storm Event

Afternoon Update on Winter Storm Event

More snow and dangerously cold temperatures to threaten area NASHVILLE, Tenn. – More snow and dangerously cold temperatures will threaten Nashville over the next few days, promising to continue to make commutes hazardous and posing serious [...]

Mayor Dean Urges Residents to Again Avoid Travel Tuesday Morning

Mayor Dean Urges Residents to Again Avoid Travel Tuesday Morning

Ice, power outages continue to be concern; Metro Schools closed Tuesday NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean is urging residents to prepare for several days of difficult weather as ice and dangerously cold temperatures continue to [...]

Winter Weather Update from Nashville International Airport

Winter Weather Update from Nashville International Airport

Nashville International Airport (BNA) is currently open and will remain open. With the expected inclement weather, passengers should check with their airline for the latest flight information before traveling to BNA. Allow extra travel time to [...]

Cash Advance Hours Limit Fails

Cash Advance Hours Limit Fails

By Clint Confehr On a 35-2 vote Tuesday night, Metro Nashville’s council defeated a proposal to close cash advance stores from midnight to 6 a.m. The sponsor of the proposed ordinance concluded before the meeting that [...]

Councilman vs. Cash Man in Round Two

Councilman vs. Cash Man in Round Two

NASHVILLE, TN — Metro’s council shouldn’t hurt employment by limiting cash advance business hours, according to Nashville’s Chamber of Commerce, and the councilman proposing limits says those services hinder redevelopment efforts. That was Round 2 in [...]

African American Jobs Threatened

African American Jobs Threatened

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — Nearly 300 employees of a financial services business in Davidson County would lose their jobs or have work hours cut if Metro’s Council enacts a proposed ordinance to restrict operating [...]

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