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Music City Grand Prix race could bring 20 million dollars to downtown Nashville

The Nashville Convention and Visitor's Corporation anticipates at least $20 million in visitor spending, and millions more to be spent by the race organizers to prepare for the big weekend. → Read More

Creative Girls Rock hosts a drive-thru school supply drive

Metro Nashville Public School students haven't sat in their classrooms since March when the pandemic began. Even with virtual classes, the need for school supplies is still great for a lot of families. → Read More

Country Music Hall of Fame reopens with COVID-19 guidelines in place

The museum had the go-ahead from the city of Nashville to reopen in July but intentionally decided to hold off until the city’s transmission rate and new case rate was under control. They now believe that’s the case. → Read More

Live on the Green music festival goes virtual due to COVID-19

Like so many other fan favorites, Lightning 100's annual Live on the Green music festival had to go virtual this year due to COVID-19. → Read More

Proposed ordinance would enlist city employees to help enforce Nashville's mask mandate

Chances are, you've seen Metro Police officers out and about enforcing Nashville's mask order. But if a Metro Council ordinance passes, you could also see city employees doing the same thing. → Read More

Meharry Medical College gets $34M gift to increase number of Black doctors, improve minority health

On Thursday, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced a $100 million donation to four HBCU medical schools, including Meharry Medical College. → Read More

Employees can now defer payroll taxes, but you may have to pay the money back

Through an executive order issued by President Donald Trump, the federal government will allow employees that make less than $4,000 per paycheck to defer paying the social security portion of payroll taxes from now until the end of the year. → Read More

Several small rallies held across Nashville to 'Save our Post Office'

Controversy first erupted a few weeks ago, when U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy started an overhaul of the mail system just months before a Presidential election. That overhaul was projected to cause delivery delays across the country. → Read More

Local non-profit gives the gift of mobility to a Giles County teenager with paralysis

For a lot of people who need wheelchairs, they're limited in where and what they can do. But a new nonprofit organization in Middle Tennessee, the American Mobility Project, is working to change that. → Read More

Wilson County Fair scales down festivities, adopts social distancing

There will be a Wilson County Fair this year, but some fan favorites are out of the question. All of the carnival rides had to be eliminated and the food is scaled down. → Read More

Clarksville women raise 'Tennessee Triumph' statue to honor the Women's Suffrage movement

Like other statues, Tennessee Triumph honors a hard fought fight, but instead of weapons, this statue remembers a monumental win for women - the right to vote. → Read More

Tennessee's Tax-Free Weekend begins Friday at 12:01 a.m.

If you need school supplies or even new technology in order to get safely back to school, this weekend may be your best time to shop. Starting at 12:01 am Friday is Tennessee's annual sales tax holiday weekend. → Read More

Volunteers pack Pencil supply bags for Metro Nashville teachers

In a year full of firsts, Dr. Battle says basic supplies are the last thing teachers should have to worry about. "It allows our teachers to really focus on preparing for our students and supporting them," she said. → Read More

Restaurant owners react to 10 p.m. mandatory closure

Restaurant owners are reacting to the mandatory 10:00 p.m. closure for all businesses that serve alcohol. → Read More

Live Like Lou volunteers help a Crieve Hall family fighting ALS

About a dozen college-aged volunteers drove into Nashville to help a family, battling ALS, or as it's also known, Lou Gehrig's Disease. → Read More

Clarksville Fire Chief asks 911 callers to be honest about their COVID-19 status

Clarksville Fire and Rescue say they're seeing an alarming trend of people lying about their COVID-19 status when they call 9-1-1. → Read More

Local doctors suggest scaling back asymptomatic COVID-19 testing to ease the backlog

Both doctors are now recommending that patients with symptoms should get first priority when it comes to testing. "We really need to be able to prioritize those patients and then let the contact tracers from the department of health do their job," said Aronoff. → Read More

Nashville COVID-19 testing centers switch to shorter swabs

You'll remember when COVID-19 testing began, they had to use long swabs. New research shows that's no longer necessary. "As more studies were done, we realized it was just as effective to go to the front of the nose as it was to go deep into the back of the nose," said Dr. Fremont. → Read More

Fewer than 400 ICU beds remain in Tennessee as COVID-19 hospitalization rises

As the COVID-19 case count continues to rise in Tennessee, availability in intensive care units is becoming harder to find. → Read More

Charlie Daniels leaves behind a legacy of helping veterans organizations

Their organization got a big boost in 2013, when Journey Home Project featured them in a major Nashville fundraiser, hosted by Charlie Daniels. Williams says the famed country music singer's support only continued from there. → Read More