4:00 AM Jul 31, 2020 CDT

How real estate redlining shaped Nashville

In the late 1930s, the Home Owners’ Loan Corporation, a federal agency, created “residential security maps” of major U.S. cities, including Nashville, which were used routinely to deny minority residents access to equal loan and housing opportunities, according to fair housing experts. This process, also known as redlining, has had long-lasting effects on Nashville that can still be seen nearly 90 years later. 


1:25 PM Jul 30, 2020 CDT

Metro Nashville Police Department updates use-of-force policies

Mayor John Cooper said he requested that the MNPD review the department’s policies and procedures in response to 8 Can’t Wait, a national initiative launched by Campaign Zero that calls for changes to use-of-force tactics.


Liberation Yoga Nashville closes brick-and-mortar studio in 12 South

The 12 South yoga studio will continue to offer virtual classes.




Confederate symbols face backlash, police update use-of-force policy: News from Nashville

Read recent Nashville-area news—both print and online coverage.


Davidson County coronavirus cases rise by more than 300 in 24 hours

There are now 4,612 active cases of coronavirus in the county, a decrease of 50 since yesterday.


Metro Nashville's ban on 'transpotainment' vehicles now in effect

All pedal pubs and party buses must cease operations in the city, even if they do not serve alcohol.



Davidson County coronavirus cases rise by more than 130 in 24 hours

There are now 4,662 active cases of coronavirus in Davidson County, a decrease of 267 since yesterday.


Here’s what the moviegoing experience will look like when Regal theaters reopen this summer

Face masks will be required of guests in lobbies, hallways, restrooms and in auditoriums when not eating or drinking.



Davidson County coronavirus cases rise by more than 160 in 24 hours; state surpasses 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths

Tennessee has surpassed 100,000 total cases of COVID-19, according to the latest update from state health officials.



Ulta Beauty to open in early August at The Mall at Green Hills

Ulta Beauty is slated to open next week inside The Mall at Green Hills.



BACK TO SCHOOL: Tennessee to allow for sports to return, extend local mask mandates and provide guidance on coronavirus

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee released new information July 28 relating to the start of the school year, including what happens if a student contracts coronavirus and supplies for teachers.


American Federation of Teachers releases resolution supporting 'safety strikes' as 2020-21 school year approaches

According to AFT President Randi Weingarten, the ability for schools to reopen safely hinges on the federal government as state budgets continue to get slashed amid the pandemic-induced economic downturn.



Metro Nashville lays out plan for selecting new chief of police

The nationwide search includes a community engagement survey and advertising the position with a number of organizations.


Closure of bars, 10 p.m. closure for Nashville restaurants extended

Mayor John Cooper said while the city has seen some slight improvements in recent weeks, it is not ready to reopen businesses that were identified as sources of coronavirus infections.



GUIDE: Full list of candidates, where to vote in Southwest Nashville for Aug. 6 election

Find candidates for local races and information on where to vote here.



Only half of absentee ballots in Metro Nashville sent in as Aug. 6 election day nears

Nearly 30,000 absentee ballots were sent out, but to date, only about half have been returned.


Davidson County coronavirus cases rise by 300 in 24 hours

There are now 5,466 active cases of coronavirus in Davidson County, a decrease of 166 since yesterday.


‘Dead students can't learn, dead teachers can't teach’: local, state educators call for safe reopening policies statewide at July 27 protest

Teachers and community members participated in a mock funeral procession near the Governor's Residence July 27 to call for safe reopening policies statewide amid the coronavirus pandemic.





Davidson County coronavirus cases rise by over 220 in 24 hours

There are now 5,333 active cases of coronavirus in the county, a decrease of 25 since yesterday.