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Past articles by Sarah:

Songwriters Partner with Mentally Ill to Share Stories

A Nashville non-profit is partnering some of Music City’s top songwriters twith the city’s most at-risk populations to help them share their stories. → Read More

Police See Increase On Nashville Car Thefts

From 2014 to 2016, the number of car thefts reported to Metro Nashville Police rose steadily by a few hundred reports each year. But by 2017, the number of thefts nearly doubled from the year before and the city is on pace to meet, if not exceed, that number in 2018. → Read More

Mother Of Missing Teen Fights For Local Alert

The mother of missing Murfreesboro teenager Devin Bond is fighting to change the state's missing child alert system. → Read More

Popular Hermitage Recycling Center Closes

A popular recycling center at the intersection of Old Hickory Boulevard and Lebanon Pike has closed at the request of the property owner. → Read More

Millennials Dipping Into Retirement Funds for First Home Purchase

About 30 percent of millennial first time home buyers are pulling funds from their 401K, IRA, or borrowing against their retirement funds to afford a down payment, according to a new study. → Read More

East Nashville Native Gives Back To Neighborhood

Quanie Cash Clendening grew up in the Parkway Terrace public housing complex and has watched the area change dramatically since his childhood. It was poverty stricken with a lot of violence and crime, Clendening said. It was considered one of the worst neighborhoods in Nashville. → Read More

Man Attacked by Dog In His Own Front Yard

A Nashville man is recovering from a dog attack in his own front yard that sent him to the hospital. → Read More

Free Medical Clinic Serves Hundreds In Maury County

A free medical clinic served about 500 patients in just two days inside a Columbia middle school this weekend. The event was hosted by Remote Area Medical, a non-profit organization that travels across the country to provide free dental, vision, and medical services to those in need. → Read More

Mother Helps Antioch Shooting Survivor Find Wedding Dress

In April, Vickie Davis received news no mother wants to hear. Her son had been inside a restaurant as a mass shooting took place. Thankfully, Davis' son, Michael Garth Sr., survived the Antioch Waffle House shooting. Survival he credits to a young waitress named Virginia Stanley, who happened to ask him a simple question that likely saved his life. → Read More

Woman Carjacked at Gunpoint in Her Own Driveway

A Donelson woman was carjacked at gunpoint Tuesday evening in her own driveway. → Read More

Disclosure Law Makes It Easier For Car Dealers To Be Deceitful

The Motor Vehicle Recall and Disclosure Act allowed used car dealers to sell vehicles under safety recall as long as the buyer signs a disclosure form. → Read More

Yorkie Dies After Being Thrown From Vehicle

Officials confirmed a Yorkie was euthanized because of a traumatic brain injury after being thrown from a vehicle. Police said the dog was thrown at the intersection of Charlotte Avenue and Dr. DB Todd Boulevard around 1 a.m. Monday. → Read More

Murfreesboro Copes with Two Murder Suicides In Two Weeks

On Monday, the Rutherford County Sheriff responded to a horrific murder-suicide scene that he said is becoming all too common. → Read More

Learn What Coins Left On Soldiers' Tombstones Mean

If you visit Stones River National Battlefield and Cemetery, you'll likely see coins on the top of many tombstones. According to park workers, the small mementos are a way some choose to pay their respects to the fallen soldier, and each kind of coin has a different meaning. → Read More

Cane Ridge Students Create "Spread Love" Artwork for Waffle House

Nearly one month after Travis Reinking shot and killed four innocent people inside an Antioch Waffle House, local elementary students have been offering love to the restaurant's employees and customers through artwork. → Read More

Dolly Parton Donates $1 Million to Children's Hospital in Honor of Niece

Dolly Parton spent Thursday at Vanderbilt's Children's Hospital to celebrate a deeply personal milestone. Her niece, Hannah Dennison, turns 30-years-old on Sunday - a birthday Parton wasn't always sure she'd be able to celebrate. → Read More

Drivers Urged To Be Aware Of Tractors On Highways

Kentucky saw nearly 200 tractor-involved crashes in 2017, prompting transportation officials to ask motorists to be aware of slow moving machinery that'll be out in full force on rural roads through June. → Read More

Amazon Items at Least 40 Percent Off At Lebanon Liquidation Sale

Beginning Wednesday, the public is invited to shop a massive liquidation sale that's being described as an Amazon garage sale. → Read More

Nurse Describes Franklin Hit and Run, Calls for Safety Changes

Franklin police continue to search for whoever ran over a 7-year-old girl Friday night and then fled the scene. The girl was on a walk with her mother in their own neighborhood when the driver came up from behind on Alexander Drive. → Read More

Smash Jet Dog Treats Let Your Pup Show Their Preds Pride

When the Predators made the Stanley Cup Finals last season, Three Dogs Bakery owner Leslie Kessinger knew she needed a way for her own pup to join in the celebration. → Read More