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Friday, August 26, 2016
  • The deadline to register online for clubs, agriculture, and livestock with the Tennessee State Fair has been set for 10 p.m. Friday, August 26. To do so before the deadline, click here.
Monday, August 22, 2016
Saturday, August 20, 2016
  • For information on how Nashville's music community is helping flood victims in Louisiana and to find out how you can help, click here.
Friday, August 19, 2016
  • For information on the Xenith football helmet recall due to head injury hazards, click here.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
  • The Justice Department says it's phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities have more safety and security problems than ones run by the government. View the full report here
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
  • Have you ever wanted to name the moon? Here's your chance! Visit namethemoon.world for more information. 
Friday, August 12, 2016
  • For information on an open casting call in Nashville with Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre for leads in the world premiere of Janece Shaffer’s new play Troubadour, click here.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
  • The FAA is recruiting air traffic controllers. Click here for more info. 
  • The American Association of State Troopers is holding a Best Looking Cruiser Contest for 2016. To vote, visit their Facebook page
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
  • Today is the first day of school for Metro Schools students. Check out the new MNPS website
Friday, July 29, 2016
  • Training camp for the Tennessee Titans begins this week. To see a full schedule of practices, click here.  
Thursday, July 28, 2016
  • For more information about the Lumber Liquidators settlement with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, call 800-366-4204. For more information, click here.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Saturday, July 23, 2016
  • Tickets are on sale for the Tennessee State Fair. To buy them online in advance, click here. The 10-day run of the fair has been slated to begin Friday, September 9. For more information, click here.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
  • With all early voting poll locations open, click here to find out where to go!
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
  • Fairview Police have released their findings of an internal investigation involving several members of the department. Click here to read the 19-page report.   
  • For Southwest flight info to and from Nashville, click here.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
  • The Federal Communications Commission is now collecting public comments on new
    rules for cable boxes. Click for more. 
Monday, July 11, 2016
  • Davidson County voters have 14 days to cast their ballots in the State Primary and County General Election during early voting, which begins Friday, July 15. Click here for a complete list of locations.  
Sunday, July 10, 2016
  • To help the families of the fallen officers in Dallas, click here.
Sunday, July 3, 2016
  • To learn more about the event Brides Across America, click here.
Saturday, July 2, 2016
  • To view a complete list of road closures for Let Freedom Sing! Music City's July 4th Celebration, click here.
Friday, July 1, 2016 
  • Here's a complete list of all the new Tennessee state laws going into effect today.  
  • The list of affected areas where Zika disease is transmitted by mosquitoes changes frequently. To view the current list from the CDC, click here.
  • For mosquito and Zika information in the Metro area, click here.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
  • Hasbro wants to raise awareness about food waste by offering a limited edition Wonky Mr. Potato Head. One hundred percent of the profits from its sales going to food waste charity, FareShare.
  • Brad Paisley announced he has started a gofundme account for the flood victims of his home state of West Virginia. To view his Facebook announcement video, click here. To visit the gofundme account, click here.
Monday, June 27, 2016
  • Metro Nashville is asking the public's input on the community's needs surrounding walking and bicycling. Click here to take the survey.   
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
  • If you're interested in purchasing an outfit worn by the stars on the hit show Nashville, you can choose from a list here.
  • To learn more about Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin's proposal for the state's Medicaid program, click here.
  • The TBI is hiring two special agent forensic scientists. For information on employment opportunities, click here
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Monday, June 20, 2016
  • For more information about the sales tax holiday, click here
  • For more information on Telecommuting Flex Jobs, click here.
 
Friday, June 17, 2016
  • For information on Tennessee Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (TNVOAD) or on how to volunteer to be a “victim” in an emergency disaster exercise, click here
Thursday, June 16, 2016
  • To learn more about BroadwayHD online, click here.
Monday, June 13, 2016
  • A GoFundMe has been set up in honor of the victims of the Orlando shooting.  
  • Musicians on Call is a fundraiser that includes VIP experiences with your favorite artists, as well as memorabilia. Check out the ebay listing for more.  
Friday, June 10, 2016
  • To view an instructional video for homeowners on mosquitoes from the Metro Public Health Department, click here.
Thursday, June 9, 2016
  • For information on how to register for the "Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk" at Centennial Park Saturday morning, click here.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

  • The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released stats detailing the volume and nature of crime identified as hate crime and crime occurring in the state’s schools. Click here to see the full publications. 
  • Online Giving Page for the Children's Miracle Network telethon here: Online Giving Page

Friday, June 3, 2016

  • Road closures have been changed for the Great Tennessee Airshow after yesterday's Blue Angels plane crash. Sam Ridley Parkway will be closed from 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm all three days. Alternate routes along Lowry Street (US 41/70) are recommended instead. 
  • For information on the Crohn’s & Colitis Take Steps Walk set for Saturday, June 4, or to register, click here.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

  • Ford and Nissan have both announced large vehicle recalls.  

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

  • Jobs4TN.gov is a free service for job seekers and employers and also offers job seeker career  resources.  

Thursday, May 19, 2016

  • For the latest on the death of 60 Minutes' Morley Safer from CBS News, click here.
  • Four lucky competition winners are set to be the first people in history to use the Eiffel Tower as a vacation home next month. Click here for more. 
  • As a kick off for the 2016 National Safe Boating Week, those with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency have been promoting "Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day." To learn more about it, click here.
  • To view Lt. Bruce L. Womack's obituary and additional information posted in his memory, click here.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

  • Mayor Megan Barry has unveiled an interactive budgeting website which allows citizens to interact with Metro's operating budget being considered by the Metro Council. To view that site, click here.
  • To learn more about Go Build Tennessee, a program launched to inspire young people to consider a career in skilled trades and construction, click here.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016

  • Mercury made a relatively rare move across the sun. For more information and photos, visit NASA's website
  • Kroger is holding hiring events in all their stores on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. There are 700 jobs available throughout the Nashville division. More: http://on.nc5.co/1YihofY

Monday, May 2, 2016

  • If you want a parking pass to watch the Synchronous Fireflies in the Smoky Mountains you better act fast. The lottery for vehicle passes closes soon. This year's firefly viewing event will be held May 31 through June 7. 

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

  • To read more on the Measles and why it's important to be vaccinated, click here.
  • For the timeline and more information on the Metro Nashville Public School Board's new superintendent search, click here.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

  • Click here for more information on buying second hand items for kids. 

Monday, April 18, 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016

  • For information on the Nashville Film Festival, click here.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

  • For more information on the Air Combat USA event being held on Tuesday, April 12 and Wednesday, April 13, click here.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

  • For information on Walker Stalker Con Nashville 2016 scheduled for April 9 and 10, click here.
  • To learn more about the job fair for crossing guards for Metro Nashville Public Schools on Friday, April 8, click here.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

  • Cheekwood in bloom begins on March 19 and runs until April 24. In 2014, Cheekwood was mentioned in USA Today Travel's top 10 best gardens, as voted on by readers. Click here for more info.  

Monday, April 4, 2016

  • In recognition of National Alcohol Screening Day April 9, the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is encouraging all Tennesseans to take a short online assessment: tn.gov/behavioral-health
  • Apply for MDHA housing at http://www.nashville-mdha.org/

Sunday, April 3, 2016

  • For information on the Nashville Weebly 'Like A Boss' Tour, click here.
  • The TWRA has been monitoring a Chronic Wasting Disease issue in Arkansas. To learn more about it, visit the TWRA online by clicking here. To view handling restrictions when transporting carcasses, visit the Hunting Guide by clicking here.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

  • To learn more about the Tennessee Stories Project (TSP), a space for Tennesseans to share their personal experiences about abortion, click here.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Sunday, March 27, 2016

  • For the full list of events for Mule Day 2016, click here.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

  • MDHA is set to open the waiting list for public housing. For more information, click here.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

  • Job seekers are invited to attend Nashville’s first hospitality industry job fair on March 23. Click here for info.  

Sunday, March 13, 2016

  • If you'd like to make a donation to support the family of Taylor Force, click here.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

  •  To see the full list of Digiorno pizzas recalled, click here.

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016

  • Kentucky Republicans have been set to cast votes in the first presidential caucus since 1984. To learn more about the caucus on Saturday, March 5, click here.

Monday, February 29, 2016

  • Super Tuesday is less than 24-hours away. Click here for the latest information on voting in the Presidential Primaries.  

Sunday, February 28, 2016

  • For information on winners of the Ford Our Kids Soup Sunday, click here.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

  • For information on training sessions held for entrepreneurs and put on by MDHA, click here.
  • To learn more about 24 Hours of Hockey at Bridgestone Arena, click here.

Friday, February 26, 2016

  • To learn more about  the Johnny Cash Museum, click here.
  • For information on Severe Weather Awareness Day, click here.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

  • For information on the YWCA's Fourth Annual Wine Women & Shoes® Event Saturday, click here.

Friday, February 19, 2016

  • For information on MAD Bash 2016 on March 5 at the Adventure Science Center, click here.
  • Take a look at these 15 cars, trucks that attract the most tickets: http://on.nc5.co/1Kvw2ib
  • If you've received a tax scam message the IRS wants to know. Email them by clicking here.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

  •  Click here to find out how to register for the Worst Day to Ride Bicycle Ride downtown. 

Saturday, February 13, 2016

  • To sign the Nashville Public Education Foundation's virtual thank you card for teachers for the "Show Your Love for Teachers" campaign, click here. Also on their site, you can view a list of local businesses offering teacher discounts.

Friday, February 12, 2016

  • To cast your vote in the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Dynamic Message Sign Contest, click here.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

  • For more information on the 'Jobs For Tennessee Grads program, click here

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

  • Click here for more information about prescription drugs -- specifically, when you should keep and when you should throw them away.
  • The top 25 cold-fighting foods: http://on.nc5.co/1Xgx6b7

Sunday, February 7, 2016 

  • For information on AAA's Tow To Go, click here.
  • To view the Domestic Violence Hotlines from the Metro Nashville Police Department, click here.

Saturday, February 6, 2016 

  • To view, fill out, and submit the Citizen Police Academy application with the Metro Nashville Police Department, click here.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 

  • Today is data privacy day. It's observed every year to serve as a reminder to protect and safeguard private data. Click here for tips on keeping your online information safe.  
  • To see all of the activities and details of the NHL All-Star Weekend, click here.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

  • Hankook Tire is holding a job fair today from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Best Western Plus Atrium Inn & Suites, 275 Alfred Thun Road in Clarksville. Job-seekers can save time by completing an application online at  jobs4tn.gov 

Friday, January 22, 2016

  • To see the list of restaurants and businesses closed because of Thursday's severe winter weather click here.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

  • To learn more about Compassionate Hands Ministry, click here.
  • For a guide and list of warming shelters, click here.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  • Kroger is hosting a Job Fair on Wednesday, January 20, from 8am to 4pm to help fill positions at the soon to open Kroger on 21st Avenue. Click here for info.  

Monday, January 18, 2016

  • Nashville Restaurant Week is happening today through Sunday. Click here for full details.  

Saturday, January 16, 2016

  • For details on the Safety Message Contest through the Tennessee Department of Transportation, click here.

Friday, January 15, 2016

  • For more information on Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, including how to donate, volunteer, and help, click here.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

  • To watch webcam of When Bei Bei and Bao Bao, the giant pandas in the Smithsonian's National Zoo, click here

Monday, January 11, 2016

  • You can make an appointment online by visiting the red cross's web site with the sponsor code: wilsoncountysheriff.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

  • To view Lake Superior State University's 41st Annual List of Banished Words, click here.

Friday, January 1, 2016

  • To learn more about the new animal abuse registry visit the website here.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

  • OSHA is warning Tennessee residents to be safe when cleaning up after recent storms. Individuals involved in recovery efforts may also call OSHA's toll-free hotline at 800-321-OSHA (6742) or visit www.osha.gov
  • Check out the list of road closures for Nashville's New Year's Eve celebrations here

Monday, December 28, 2015

Saturday, December 26, 2015

  • For more information on how to recycle your Christmas tree, click here for Metro's program or click here for the program at Radnor Lake.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

  • To check out the Nashville MTA bus schedule, click here.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

  • Post Offices nationwide will be open Christmas Eve, but many will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon. Find out more information here

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

  • To view information on workshops offered through Studio NPL (Nashville Public Library), click here.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

  • To read the full AARP caregiving survey click here.

Friday, December 11, 2015

  • Throughout the month of December you can double your impact on hunger with a donation to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. For more, click here.
  • SKYVILLE LIVE is partnering with USA TODAY to provide music lovers a one-of-a-kind live-streamed concert tonight at 7 p.m. 

Thursday, December 10, 2015

  • For more information on Metro Planning Organization's $8 billion transportation plan, click here: connected2040.org
  • To visit the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety's website, click here.
  • State officials said nearly 700 families have entered Tennessee's college savings $10,000 scholarship giveway. To enter with TNStars or to learn more, click here.
  • To learn more about Soles4Souls, click here.
  • To view photos for sell for Braydon's Battle, click here.

Friday, December 4, 2015

  • To see the results of the Twelfth Vanderbilt University Poll click here.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

  • To learn more about Facebook's new live video feature click here.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

  • The proceedings for the State Budget Hearings may be viewed live online to give Tennesseans who are unable to attend the ability to watch the budget discussions of each state agency.  

Monday, November 30, 2015

  • The 2016 NHL All-Star Fan Vote opens worldwide at 11 a.m. Tuesday (CST). You can cast your vote here: NHL.com/Vote   
  • To give to a charity on "Giving Tuesday" click here.
  • To all those first-time home buyers looking for more help and information through the Tennessee Housing Development Agency, click here.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

  • For links to the following small businesses, click here for High Note gifts and click here for Haulin' Oats.

Friday, November 27, 2015

  • For information on this weekend's free pet adoptions, click here to visit Metro Animal Care and Control or click here to visit the Williamson County Animal Center.
  • To view the schedule and more information for the Country Music Hall of Fame, click here.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

  • If you didn't get those last minute ingredients, or you realize you forgot something, no worries. There are some grocery stores still open today. Here's a list:
    Walmart Super Centers and Neighborhood Markets are open 24-hours.
    You can grab some specialty items from Whole Foods from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
    Kroger stores will stay open until 5 p.m. 
    Most CVS stores and Walgreens will be open - but check before you go.
    And Dollar General will be open from 7 until 8 p.m.
  • To keep drivers safe on the roads today, AAA is once again teaming up with Budweiser for their "Tow to Go" program. It's free and you don't have to be a member. All you have to do is call 855-2-TOW-2-GO. 
  • If you would like to make a donation to The Little Pantry That Could, or if you know of a property where the pantry could move, you can contact them through the pantry's website by clicking here.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

  • For details regarding Saturday's game featuring the University of Tennessee versus Vanderbilt (general information, traffic, parking, prohibited items, security, etc.) click here.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

  • To get a free odometer check through CarFax click here.
  • To report odometer fraud, you can do so on the THP's Criminal Investigation Division's page here.
  • For details on Tennessee's day after Thanksgiving hikes click here.
  • To have Franklin police officers check your home while you're away for the holidays click here.
  • Tennessee State Parks will offer free, guided hikes at all 56 of its parks on Friday, November 27, the day after Thanksgiving. Click here for info. 

Thursday, November 19, 2015

  • For a list of the Top 10 Worst Toys of 2015, click here.
  • Bonnaroo fans can soon purchase their 2016 Pre-Sale tickets. Learn more by clicking here.
  • To view the list of Realty Trac Good Schools, click here.
  • If you would like to RSVP to Hillary Clinton's event at Fisk Friday click here.  

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

  • For more information on the Walgreens Wellness Tour, click here.  
  • BiTE Dentistry, TeamSmile and the Tennessee Titans will provide 250 Metro Nashville Public School students with dental treatment today from 9:00 am to 3:00 p.m. at Titans Nissan Stadium, East Club Level.  

Monday, November 16, 2015

  • The Murfreesboro Police Department is hosting a free informational seminar with tips to prevent business robberies, how to respond if a robbery occurs and how to best react in an active shooter situation. To reserve your space for today's event, call 615-895-3874 or email anorville@murfreesborotn.gov

Friday, November 13, 2015

  •  To apply to be a part of the 56th Annual Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade, click here.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

  • Land Between The Lakes has planned to offer free cedar Christmas trees. For more information, click here.
  • Kentucky Governor-elect Matt Bevin has started a website to take applications for people who want to work in his administration. To find it, click here.
  • To learn more about Tennessee's specialty Veterans license plates, click here.

Monday, November 9, 2015

  • For more information on Metro Nashville Public Schools' Parent University, click here.  

Thursday, November 5, 2015

  • For more information Information on how to buy tickets to teh Big Band Bash click here. Justin Timberlake's guitar will be auctioned off for charity at the event.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

  • Female veterans interested in participating in the suiting event should contact Operation Stand Down Tennessee at 615-248-1981 or find more information on the organization's website
  • To buy tickets to the NHL Fan Fair click here.
     

Monday, November 2, 2015

  • For information on Tennessee Promise, the governor's free tuition program, click here.

Friday, October 30, 2015

  • To visit the NC5 Halloween for holiday tricks and treats section click here.
  • For more information on the Ravenwood High School 5K  Saturday that will benefit a student click here.
  • To learn more about the Teal Pumpkin Project click here.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Click here to watch Stephen Colbert's interview with Hillary Clinton. 

Monday, October 26, 2015

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

  • Amazon is creating more than 100,000 seasonal jobs. Click here for more information. 
  • A $20 million settlement would give cash to drinkers of Beck's beer. Go to becksbeersettlement.com for details and to file a claim. 

Monday, October 19, 2015

  • For more information on MADD, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, click here.  
  • To learn more about becoming a Tennessee Promise Mentor, click here.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

  • For more information on Pro Bono Month in Tennessee click here.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

  • For more information on the LoveLife Foundation, click here.

Friday, October 9, 2015

  • The Nashville Oktoberfest is happening this weekend. Click here for information: thenashvilleoktoberfest.com
  • The event Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is being held Saturday at 9 a.m. in Nashville. Click here for additional details. 

Thursday, October 8, 2015

  • To vote for the band you think should be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame click here.
  • Think you're eligible to receive compensation in the LinkedIn lawsuit? Find more information here
  • UPS is hiring more than 1,000 people in the Nashville area. More information and an online application are available at www.upsjobs.com.
  • To learn more about Artober, click here.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

  • To connect with the Southern Middle Tennessee Association of REALTORS (SMTAR) online, click here.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

  • Paychecks for Patriots is a hiring event for Tennessee Veterans. The job fair is being held today across the state. 
  • For times and prices of the International Black Film Festival click here.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

  • For tickets to Donald Trump's rally in Franklin click here.
  • To donate to the funeral expenses for Preston Claybrooks click here.

Monday, September 28, 2015

  • Did you miss the "60 Minutes" interview with Donald Trump or Charlie Rose's interview with Vladimir Putin over the weekend? You can watch them online at CBSNews.com.  
  • The Nashville Symphony's Accelerando initiative is a music education program designed to prepare young musicians to pursue music at the collegiate level and beyond. For more information, click here.  

Friday, September 25, 2015 

  • Click here for a link to the Apple FAQ page.  
  • If you want to send Ms. Ida Overton a birthday card for her 107th birthday on October 7, send a card to this address: Attn: Ida Overton, 1927 Memorial Boulevard, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  • Interested in attending Free Museum Day? Click here for details. 

Thursday, September 24, 2015

  • To check out which museums are offering free admission, visit the website here.
  • For more information on the drug take back initiative in your area, click here.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

  • For more information on the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's lineup and schedule click here.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

  • To learn more about school options from Metro Nashville Public Schools, click here.
  • If you would like to donate to the family of Alex, Jacob, Josh, and Jackson Andrews who were injured in a crash in August, click here.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

  • For more information on the Active Heroes charity, click here.

Friday, September 18, 2015

  • Click here to see the Nashville Predators' preseason schedule.
  • A Go Fund Me has been set up for the G.A.N.G. Mentoring Program -- which stands for Gentlemen And Not Gangsters. Find more info here: http://on.nc5.co/1JeOZ0u

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

  • For more information about Nashville's Liver Life Walk this Saturday at Percy Warner Park click here.
  • To view the Americana Music Fest performances this week click here.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

  • For more information on allergy shots and other allergy medications, click here.

Monday, September 14, 2015

  • If you would like to volunteer to join more than 1,500 community members at more than 30 Metro Public Schools to work and enhance them for students on Hands On Nashville (HON) Day, click here.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

  • If you would like to learn more about “Hockey Saves” or make a donation, click here.

Friday, September 11, 2015

  • TDOT will resume its Fast Fix 8 project this weekend. For a complete list of closures and additional information, click here.
  • For more information on donating to the Belcourt Theatre, click here.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

  • For a list of 9/11 memorials taking place across Middle Tennessee, click here.
  • Applications are open for Elderly and Disabled-Only Public Housing. To view those through MDHA, click here.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

  • The nominees for the 2015 CMA Awards were announced Wednesday morning. Click here to see the full list.

Monday, September 7, 2015

Sunday, September 6, 2015

  • To view the Labor Day bus schedule with Nashville MTA on Monday, click here.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

  • For information on polling sites for the run-off election on September 10, click here.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

  • The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public input on a study for closing coal ash storage sites.  Comments may be submitted online at http://www.tva.gov/environment/reports/ccr/
  • For information on road closures and the traffic expected for downtown events Thursday night, September 3, click here.

Friday, August 28, 2015

  • To make a donation to the Murfreesboro Salvation Army, click here.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

  • For details on the Kraft Heinz Turkey Bacon recall, click here.
  • For information on the voluntary regional recall of certain Bimbo Bakeries breads, click here.

Monday, August 24, 2015

  • To support the WXNA Radio station, click here
  • For information on Nashville Restaurant Week, click here.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

  • For more information on the Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, visit the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) online by clicking here.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Sunday, August 16, 2015 

  • For information on polling sites for the run-off election on September 10, click here.

Friday, August 14, 2015 

  • A Go Fund Me has been set up to assist the family of Jay'Von Quarles -- the Hopkinsville teen who was killed after being hit by a piece of equipment on a football field. 
  • Last year, the General Assembly voted to create a special task force to look at the growing problem of elder abuse in Tennessee. The Council has been offering monthly scam alerts and tips, and you can sign up for them on their website by clicking here.
  • For information on the Wilson County Fair, including the schedule, click here.
  • To check out more on Camp No Counselors, click here.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

  • Nashville Animal Advocacy said they would continue daily protests over a show involving tigers at the Williamson County Fair until the fair concluded. They have also started an online petition to raise awareness on the cause. You can find that by clicking here.
  • The Williamson County Fair has been set to run until Saturday. For more information, click here.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

  • Nominations for the 46th annual GMA Dove Awards were announced Wednesday morning in Nashville. Click here for a full list of nominees.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

  • Learn more about Shipt, a new app making it easier to have groceries delivered to your door. Here's the link: shipt.com

Monday, August 10, 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015

  • For a full list of what you can donate to GraceWorks at the Williamson County Fair, click here

Saturday, August 8, 2015

  • Scott Hamilton hosted the first "Skate to Eliminate Cancer” event Saturday. If you missed it but would still like to donate to the cause, click here.

Friday, August 7, 2015

  • Schools in Rutherford and Williamson counties headed back to the classroom today. Click the links for their start/end times.
  • If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a substitute teacher for Williamson County Schools, click here.
  • To help the Springfield Middle School band raise funds for instruments, click here.
  • To learn more about the Ink N Iron Festival, including the schedule, click here.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

  • Angry Orchard Cider company announces voluntary recall of select cases of Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Hard Cider: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls.
  • Now is a great time to be thinking about how to save energy in your home. TVA, along with NES, offers a program to help you out: https://www.2escore.com/
  • To find out more about the Williamson County Fair, click here.
  • To learn everything you need to know about this weekend's Sales Tax Holiday, click here.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

  • For more information on how to turn your phone into a 3D hologram, click here .

Sunday, August 2, 2015

  • For a list of school start dates for multiple districts in Tennessee and Kentucky, click here.

Friday, July 31, 2015

  • The Williamson County Animal Center in Franklin is celebrating National Mutt Day today with reduced adoption fees of $40 on all adult mixed breed dogs. Some 42 dogs and puppies are available for adoption. Call (615)-790-5590 for more information or check out www.adoptwcac.org. An approved adoption application is required, and fees include spay/neuter, microchip and up-to-date vaccinations.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

  • For more information on the Tennessee Titans Training Camp, click here.
  • To help out with Stewart the cat's medical expenses, click here.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

  • For more information on One Generation Away and the organization's food distribution calendar (including an upcoming event in Columbia), click here.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Friday, July 24, 2015

  • For more information on the “Fast Fix 8” project and the 13 required weekend closures involved for I-40, click here.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

  • For more information on the latest Harley-Davidson recall, click here. Make sure you have your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on hand.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

  • A GoFundMe page has been created to help pay for the medical expenses of 17-year-old Arthur Tate, who was burned in a fire while trying to save his grandfather from a second story window. For more info, visit gofund.me.

Friday, July 17, 2015

  • A fund has been created to honor those killed in the Chattanooga shooting. Click here for details.
  • For more information on which roads will be affected and what time this weekend for the Beachbody Coach Summit, click here.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

  • For more information on the lineup and single-day ticket sales for the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, click here.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

  • To make donations to United Way's stuff the bus campaign, click here.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

  • For more information on enrollment for Metro Nashville Public Schools, click here.

Friday, July 10, 2015

  • To read more on the report that found asbestos in kids crayons and spy kits, click here.
  • To find out more about the Franklin Police Teen Academy and how to apply, click here.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

  • If you would like to volunteer for the Putnam County Fair, click here.
  • For a list of nine open training camp practices for fans of the Tennessee Titans, click here.
  • If you live in the 37210 zip code and your home is in need of repair, you’ve been asked to call St Luke PB Church to be added to the list. They’re number is 615-256-1797, and you can also visit them online by clicking here

Monday, July 6, 2015

Saturday, July 4, 2015

  • AT&T and NCVC will present a free, exclusive Livestream of Music City July 4th celebrations. Click here for details.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

  • MDHA has opened applications for its elderly housing and will accept online only applications until 4 p.m. July 6. Find more info at www.nashville-mdha.org. You can also call (615) 252-8599 or (615) 252-8464.
  • To find the latest rules and times for local cities and counties regarding fireworks this holiday weekend, click here.
  • To make a donation to the family of Mitchell Mielnik, click here.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

  • For more information on Military With PTSD, which a non-profit organization that helps military and veteran families, click here.
  • You can now text power outages to the Nashville Electric Service, but you have to register online. Find out how by clicking here.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Monday, June 29, 2015

  • Vanderbilt doctors urge extreme caution when using fireworks. For a list of their firework safety tips click here.

Friday, June 26, 2015

  • For a list of participating locations offering free dental care to veterans Saturday, June 27, click here.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

  • AT&T and NCVC will present a free, exclusive Livestream of Music City July 4th celebrations. Click here for details.
  • If you would like to help or need cooling assistance you can call 615-862-8860. You can also visit the Metro Action Commission online by clicking here where you will find a link on the right side to the "2015 Fan and Cooling Application."
  • For Nashville Pride Festival information and tickets, click here.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

  • To find out more about this year's Live On The Green as far as purchasing tickets and viewing the lineup, click here.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

Friday, June 19, 2015

  • Small World Yoga is hosting a free event on Sunday for International Yoga Day. Click here for details. 
  • For more information on the 16th Annual UCO Endeavor Games, visit this website.
  • To learn more about the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program in Nashville, click here.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

  • Click here for a link to LATCH Hardware ratings for child seats.
  • Nashville Unites Accepting Donations to Support the 
    Charleston, S.C., Church
  • Donations are being accepted by Nashville Unites to help support the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where nine people were gunned down. You can donate here: cfmt.org.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

  • For a list of vehicles involved in the massive airbag recall involving Japanese airbag maker Takata click here .

 

CMA Fest Information 

Bonnaroo Information

Saturday, June 13, 2015

  • For information on security checkpoint wait times at Nashville International Airport, click here.

Friday, June 12, 2015

  • The Nashville Rescue Mission is asking for water as they conduct their hot patrols this time of year by making sure that people who are out in the heat have access to drinking water. For more information on how to help, go to their website.
  • If you'd like to donate to the Springfield Middle School band, visit their Go Fund Me page.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

  • Music City Star tickets are on sale for July 4. Round-trip tickets cost $14 plus a $1 processing fee and are available for purchase through the Music City Star website at www.musiccitystar.org or at www.ticketsnashville.com with a credit card.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

  • Metro Nashville Public Schools has launched a website for taxpayers to keep track of construction across the area. If you want to see how MNPS is spending capital funds to improve schools, click here.
  • Click here to see a full list of winners from tonight's CMT Music Awards. 
  • Close to 2,000 people are expected to attend a job information session for Under Armour in Mt. Juliet. More information: www.underarmour.jobs.
  • Need a lift to Bonnaroo? Check this out.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

  • A dog was seriously injured after being shot multiple times by an intruder. She is expected to recover and her owner has set up a Go Fund Me account if you'd like to help with medical expenses.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015

  • How to donate to the Second Harvest Summer Food Program: http://secondharvestmidtn.org/
  • Want to become a poll worker? It pays $120 for the day. Check out more information here.
  • A Go Fund Me has been set up to help pay the medical expenses of Brandon Rawls -- who was pulled out to sea by a riptide while celebrating his best friend's wedding.
     

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

  • Gaylord has openings for more than 50 housekeeping and lobby attendants at the resort and convention center. Apply online at marriott.com/careers.
  • Nashville's Metro Action Commission offers summer food services to kids who qualify for free and reduced school meals. Click here for a full list of food service sites.
  • An online petition has been launched to help start a program for students with intellectual disabilities in Clarksville. Click this link for details.

Monday, June 1, 2015

  • The local Amazon fullfilment centers are holding a job fair to fill open positions. Visit amazonfulfillmentcareers.com for information. 
  • Visit mnps.org/pages/MNPSVirtualSchool to learn more about Metro Schools' Virtual School program. 
  • You can drink for a good cause this week at nine different Nashville locations. ​Ordering the drink means you'll be raising money for some worthy causes. For more information and a list of participating restaurants, visit negroniweek.com.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

  • For those in Rutherford County needing to sign up for the emergency notifications, click here

Saturday, May 30, 2015

  • A gofundme account has been set up to help out 11-year-old Keon Malone's family as he continues to receive treatment after a shooting on Fern Avenue. Click here to help.

Friday, May 29, 2015

  • To learn more about Friends of Franklin Parks, LLC, click here.
  • For more information on the Voices of Music project, visit musicrowstories.com.
  • The local 4-H group is partnering with the Great American Milk Drive to help food banks increase their milk donations. For information, click here: 4-H Partners For Local Milk Donations

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

  • Click here for tickets to the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

  • The Tennessee State Library and Archives is hosting a free exhibit showcasing some of their historical maps. Get a preview here. They also have a digitized collection of Civil War love letters from two Sullivan County youth. Get more info on that here
  • Click here for tickets to American Girl's grand opening at the CoolSprings Galleria in Franklin.
  • Visit TPAC's website for information on how to buy tickets for "Newsies."

Monday, May 25, 2015

  • A Go Fund Me has been set up for Cory Stokes, an 18-year-old who was killed Saturday in a crash in Robertson County.

Friday, May 22, 2015

  • If you would like to help with the funeral expenses of Constantine Laizure, a Go Fund Me has been set up.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

  • To learn more about the Takata air bag recall and to see which vehicles are affected, click here.
  • The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology offers pollen count information on its website. You can check your area by logging onto aaaai.org/global/nab-pollen-counts.

Monday, May 18, 2015

  • For more information on availability and pricing for U-verse with AT&T GigaPower, click here.
  • if you'd still like to get some walking in with Mayor Karl Dean as part of the NashVitality program, check out his schedule here.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015

  • For more information on National Safe Boating Week, click here. If you participated in Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day, you can email photos to tennesseewearit@gmail.com.
  • There were several walks left through May 22 with the "100 Miles With The Mayor" event. Find out the latest information by clicking here.
  • Click here for more information on the auction at Steely's Corner in Columbia.
     

Thursday, May 14, 2015

  • Friday is bike to work day. Click here for more details. 

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

  • You can now add mountain fungus to the list of things bearing Dolly Parton's famous name. For details visit, CastaneaJournal.org.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015

  • We have near-record temperatures over the weekend. What better way to cool off than a visit to Nashville Shores. They open this weekend! Get all the information and tickets here: NashvilleShores.com​.
  • Sunday marks one year since Officer Michael Petrina was struck and killed on Interstate 65. A memorial video has been released to honor Petrina. Watch the entire video here: http://on.nc5.co/1Ipwb2j
  • To fill out a small business application and for more information on where the MDHA redevelopment districts are visit Nashville.gov.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

  • If you'd like more information about Operation Song, the group that is helping veterans through music and how to donate to their group, click here: www.operationsong.org

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

  • Skin damaging and infection-causing products could be lurking in your make-up bag right now, and you don't even realize it. Old cosmetics can pose a risk to your health. For more details on beauty tips, visit www.michellephillips.com. Also find out more on how to spot expired cosmetics.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

  • A new celebration of Americana music coming to Nashville is aimed at preserving and showcasing a 1500 mile long stretch of highway from Nashville, down to Louisiana and back up through Alabama. Visit americanamusictriangle.com for more.

Monday, May 4, 2015

  • Officials in Franklin have asked the public's help in finding a solution in resolving traffic congestion in Cool Springs. For more information, visit tmagroup.org. You can also submit comments via email.
  • Goodwill Week runs through May 8! They are celebrating by holding dozens of events like job fairs and classes all over Middle Tennessee. For more information, click here.
  • Starting in two hours, Middle Tennesseans will unite to support the non-profits that make a difference in their communities. Get ready for the 24-hour giving frenzy known as The Big Payback.

Sunday, May 3, 2015

  • For more information on “100 Miles With The Mayor” and to view the schedule, click here.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

  • A support fund has been set up by the Kentucky Distillers' Association to help victims of Silver Trail Distillery explosion: http://on.nc5.co/1ET1Euz

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

  • New Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Tim Tebow will be speaking at MTSU this summer. For ticket information, visit ticketmaster.com.
  • For more information on how to apply for jobs at General Mills, which has just announced plans to expand its Murfreesboro facility, click here

Monday, April 27, 2015

  • You can view the full “Crime in Tennessee” report available online by clicking here.
  • Several groups are soliciting donations for relief efforts in Nepal, after a devastating earthquake ripped through the region over the weekend. More info on how to donate: http://on.nc5.co/1JwvbeI

Saturday, April 25, 2015

  • For more information on how you can be a St. Jude Hero, click here.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

  • To learn more about the MyCity Connect initiative, for a chance to get involved in community service organizations and take part in leadership training, click here.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

  • September will welcome the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival to Franklin. Some big artists have already been added to the lineup, including Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow and The Decemberists. MORE: pilgrimagefestival.com.
  • Poll workers are needed in Davidson County. To apply to be a poll official, click here.
  • A group of Rutherford County residents is pushing to remove Sheriff Robert Arnold from office. View the online campaign here.

Monday, April 20, 2015

  • Information on pre-kindergarten registration in Metro Schools can be found online at mnps.org. Pre-K applications are accepted April 20-24. 
  • For more information on rules and guidelines for the “Proud To Be An American” contest for kids ages 5-12, click here. All video entries and parent statements must be emailed to Jayson Davis at jayson@moorecortner.com on or before May 1.
  • Nashville CARES has teamed up with local restaurants to fight HIV/AIDS in Dining Out for Life.
  • An information fair will be held Tuesday featuring information about Dal-Tile, the plant and distribution center, jobs and more. Click here for more details.
  • Parking options for attending Sounds games at First Tennessee Park: parkitdowntown.com. You can also click here to view a map with transportation options.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

  • To learn more about Raise the Roof and how they are working to help those in Uganda, click here.

Friday, April 17, 2015

  • Parking options for attending Sounds games at First Tennessee Park: parkitdowntown.com. You can also click here to view a map with transportation options. 

Thursday, April 16, 2015

  • A GoFundMe account has been set up to help with funeral expenses for Dillon Stewart who was the victim of a crash in Coopertown. To help out, click here.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

  • On site ticket purchases can now be made for the 2015 Nashville Film Festival. Find more infromation here
  • The first-ever Metro Transit Fair, called "N-Motion" was held Wednesday at the Farmers' Market. More info: nmotion2015.org

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

  • Plenty of mid-state runners will lace up their sneakers to run in the Country Music Marathon, and many of those are running for a good cause. For more information, visit stjudeheros.org and runrocknroll.competitor.com/nashville.
  • A local teacher is riding from sea to shining sea all in the spirit of helping others. Click here for more information on Meigs Middle School teacher Alvin Haney's efforts to raise money for the Fuller Center.

Monday, April 13, 2015

  • The United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) offers free tax help for families who earn less than $60,000. For information on locations, hours, and how to file online, visit the United Way's website.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

  • For information on the Broken Record Comedy Show, a World Record attempt at the longest stand-up comedy show running April 12-19, click here. You can also learn more by visiting the show’s Facebook page, or click here to hear from the comedians online.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

  • For more information on 100 Miles with the Mayor, click here
  • For more information on a recall of Sabra Dipping Company’s Classic Hummus, click here.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

  • To honor the creatures, the Tennessee State Library and Archives has an online exhibit celebrating the mule. The exhibit can be found online at www.tn.gov.
  • The lineup for Musicians Corner has been announced. More info here
  • Fan voting is open for this year's ACM Awards. Vote here: http://on.nc5.co/1yeyRhl

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

  • Click here to find out how you can help the Ashland City Flyers youth baseball team.

Monday, April 6, 2015

  • Do you have a little one entering Kindergarten in the Metro Public Schools system next year? Get all the info you need for registration here: mnps.org.
  • A job fair will be held at the Goodwill Career Solutions center on Berry Road from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 7. For more information on the two companies looking for new employees, visit either Asurion or LGC Hospitality Staffing online.
  • For more information on Nashville Fashion Week, visit: nashvillefashionweek.com
  • Click here for more information on how you can help horses rescued from neglectful conditions in Marshall County.
  • The Maxwell family in Cumberland Furnace is selling this 1958 Aston Marton D-B Mark 3 coupe at an auction Saturday morning. More info: http://on.nc5.co/1N0C7Dj

Sunday, April 5, 2015

  • If you would like more information on the Nashville Sounds' tentative 2015 opening day roster, click here.

Friday, April 3, 2015

  • More information on how to donate to the Nashville Rescue Mission: nashvillerescuemission.org.
  • Purchase tickets for the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game here.
  • Click here to see April's schedule of rabies clinics in Williamson County.
  • The Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission is soliciting design proposals from Nashville artists for the next set of public art bicycle racks through the community. For more information, visit www.callforentry.org.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

  • For more information on the one-of-a-Kind Gibson Les Paul Standard created for the Chris Kyle Memorial Benefit, click here.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

  • There's still plenty of time to sign up for the Country Music Marathon, half marathon or 5K race. The race is on April 25, and as always will be broadcast on NewsChannel 5. Sign up at runrocknroll.competitor.com/nashville.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Friday, March 27, 2015

  • The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America is coming to the Nashville area, Sunday, March 29 for a free homebuyer's workshop, which provides potential home buyers an overview of the NACA product. Get information on their free homebuyer workshop at  naca.com

Thursday, March 26, 2015 

  • A fund has been set up for a family, who lost a father and young daughter in an overnight house fire. You can stop by any First Tennessee Bank and make a donation to the Otey Family Memorial Fund. You can also go to frontporch.house to make an online donation.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

  • To take the Bicentennial Mall State Park Survey, click here.
  • The 23rd Tin Pan South Songwriters Festical is March 24-28. Get the full schedule and list of performers/venues at their site, tinpansouth.com/.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

  • For more information on how you can help in the restoration of the Antoinette Hall Opera House in Pulaski, visit Facebook

Monday, March 23, 2015

  • For the latest information on Tin Pan South, visit them online here: http://tinpansouth.com/
  • A celebration of life service for Billy Block will be held at 7 p.m. tonight at the Ryman Auditorium. To donate to the Billy Block Family Fund, visit paypal.com and donate using the email address billyblockfamilyfund@gmail.com.You can also donate via check to Wells Fargo Private Bank on West End Avenue, One American Center Suite 550.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

  • For more information on how to get individual game tickets for the inaugural season at First Tennessee Park, the new home of the Nashville Sounds, click here.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

  • Duncan, a diabetic service dog for his owner, is gaining national attention. Find out more by visiting his Facebook page. You can also vote for him by clicking here.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

  • Kraft Foods has recalled select codes dates and manufacturing codes of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese boxed dinners due to possible metal pieces. More details here.
  • A Go Fund Me has been set up for Debbie Ballentine, who recently lost her fight against cancer. If you would like to help her family, click here
  • An auction has been planned for items found inside a 200-year-old home in Lynnville. Find more details here.
     

Friday, March 13, 2015

  • Click here to view the Tennessee Department of Transportation's pothole repair schedule. 

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

  • To help out the family of 15-year-old Da'Vontae Ziegler with the costs of his funeral and burial, you can make a donation here: http://www.gofundme.com/o9i7ss
  • Goodwill Career Solutions is holding eight job fairs in Middle Tennessee on Tuesday. See the full schedule: http://on.nc5.co/1C0dwYy

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Friday, March 6, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

  • The Mayor’s Office, in partnership with Metro Schools, Second Harvest Food Bank, Metro Parks, and other community agencies, will open food distribution locations for Metro school families and other residents who are in need of emergency food boxes. For more infomation click here.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

  • State lawmakers want to make flying drones over stadiums illegal in Tennessee. A viral video of July 4, 2014 fireworks prompted the call for legislation. What do you think? Here's the video: youtube.com/watch?v=KJ9KLLCCwqs
  • Nashville Shores is looking to fill 500 positions this summer. For more details, visit nashvilleshores.com.

Monday, March 2, 2015

  • It's a popular festival featuring songwriters here in Music City. Fast Access Passes for Tin Pan South go on sale Tuesday morning. For more information, visit tinpansouth.com.
  • The American Red Cross and its Pint Size Heroes class is in more than a dozen Metro Schools. If you're interested in donating or finding more information, visit redcross.org/blood

Saturday, February 28, 2015

  • Davidson County residents can pay their property taxes without penalty or interest on Monday -- due to the fact that February 28th falls on a Saturday. You must pay in full at the Howard Office Building or First Tennessee Bank.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015

  • Putnam County is still recovering from a devastating winter storm that moved through Tennessee last week. For more information on how you can help, call 931-646-HELP or visit Samaritan's Purse.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

  • A major pet food producer is under fire after a lawsuit said some of its dog food has led to major illness and even death. For more information, visit truthaboutpetfood.com.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

  • The Nashville Humane Association is gearing up for a big benefit Wednesday from 6 to 9pm. For information, visit their web site at nashvillehumane.org/.
  • The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) has cautioned consumers to be alert to potential price gouging following February’s deadly winter ice storms. If you have a problem, you can file a complaint at www.tn.gov/consumer or call toll-free 1-800-342-8385. Consumer Affairs also has a price gouging online complaint form that you can fill out.

Monday, February 23, 2015

  • The American Red Cross reports a shortage of blood donations in Middle Tennessee after cold weather caused problems with deliveries. They've asked for people to donate. Information can be found on their site: redcross.org/blood
  • To find out more about Second Harvest Food Bank and how they’re helping families in need after the winter storm, click here.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Sunday, February 15, 2015

  • If you applied for the Tennessee Promise last fall, today, Sunday, February 15, is the deadline to apply for Federal Student Aid. Click here to find out more.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

  • Residents who need help signing up for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act can visit the following locations: 

    Friday, February 13
    9 am - 12 pm Hope Clinic, 1810 Hayes St
    9 am - 12 pm Matthew Walker, 1035 14th Avenue North
    9 am - 4:30 pm Downtown Library, 615 Church Street
    1 pm - 4:30 pm NICE, 417 Welshwood Dr #100
     
    Saturday, February 14
    9 am - 4:30 pm Downtown Library, 615 Church Street

    Sunday, February 15 *Last Day To Enroll*
    10 am - 11 pm Family & Children Services, 201 23rd Avenue North

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

  • Poetry contest guidelines are available on the Metro Arts website at www.artsnashville.org
  • You Have The Power held a screening of "No Girl's Dream," a documentary on human trafficking in Tennessee. MORE: http://www.yhtp.org/

Monday, February 9, 2015

  • If you are interested in a Greer Stadium sign send an email to: merchandise@nashvillesounds.com. They will respond with what signs are still available.
  • The Franklin Fire Youth Video Challenge kicks off Monday, February 9, and features a GoPro Hero4 grand prize package valued at more than $500. The contest is open to Williamson County middle school and high school students, ages 11 – 18. Participants are asked to create a video, three minutes or less, that illustrates the theme, “Where there is love, there are smoke alarms.” The deadline to enter is March 31, 2015. For more information please visit www.franklintn.gov/government/fire/youth-video-challenge.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Friday, February 6, 2015

  • For more info on ACA enrollment help in Nashville or how to get local assistance, call Seedco at 866-720-1711 or visit www.getcoveredamerica.org/connector/ to find local events or schedule an appointment.
  • More details on splitsecnd, an emergency assistance service for drivers. 

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

  • For more information on the Community Housing Partnership of Williamson County, click here

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

  • For more information about Nashville Rescue Mission’s Hearts of Hope event, go to nashvillerescuemission.org/hearts_of_hope/.
  • A job fair is being held Wednesday, February 4 for machine operators at VIAM Manufacturing in Manchester. They are looking to fill more than 50 positions in Manchester and Tullahoma. Interested applicants must apply online first at www.staffingsolutions.com and then come for a personal interview at 157 Parktower Rd. Manchester, TN, 37388. Bring two forms of identification.

Monday, February 2, 2015

  • Expectant mothers may sign up for a free ultrasound from the Volunteer State Community College Sonography Program starting next month.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Monica Pipkins at (615) 230-3339. For more information about the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, visit www.volstate.edu/DMS.
  • Open enrollment for Wilson County Schools is underway. Four schools are open, including Carroll-Oakland Elementary, Watertown Elementary, Watertown Middle, and Watertown High School. Parents who are interested can get an application at www.wcschools.com and look for the Open Enrollment tab. Applications are due by Tuesday, March 31.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

  • To see the latest artwork from Hatch Show Print and to learn the history of the Hatch family, visit: hatchshowprint.com/
  • Financial Fitness Friday is an initiative taking place at all Regions locations throughout Regions 16 state footprint. For more information on the program or to learn about how you can utilize these free services, visit www.regions.com/advice.rf.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

  • The Tennessee Highway Patrol is accepting applications for the 2015 Citizens' Trooper Academy in March. To apply, visit: www.tn.gov/safety.
  • The Adventure Science Center will host a fundraiser called the Scientia Soirée on Saturday, February 28 to support science enrichment programs. For more information on the event and tickets, visit: http://www.adventuresci.org/events/event/scientia-soiree/
  • For information about the undeclared peanut allergen found in the Pride of Szeged Hungarian Spice paprika, click here. For a list of other recent food recalls, visit: http://www.fda.gov/

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

  • Google Fiber is coming to Nashville. Sign up online for updates to see if the service is coming to your address here: google.com/cities/nashville
  • If you would like to apply to be a Crossing Guard, visit Nashville.gov's website
  • The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is taking applications for hemp famers. The application and memorandum are available here

Monday, January 26, 2015

  • Voting is underway until Feb. 6 in TDOT's safety slogan contest. Votes can be cast here: www.tdot.state.tn.us/dms/default.shtml
  • Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority and Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee will hold five public meetings regarding proposed improvements for its biannual system changes, including a new BRT lite service for Charlotte Avenue. More information can be found here.
  • It's Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day. Go to on.nc5.co/1Jst5dc for a cool video.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015

  • A Go Fund Me account has been set up for Jessica Shainberg, a 14-year-old recently diagnosed with a rare spinal condition called Transverse Myelitis.
  • For more information on Nashville Restaurant week, running from January 19-25, visit their website.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

  • For more information on Integrated Math at Metro Nashville Public Schools and how it deals with Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry, visit their site here: http://www.mnps.org/pages/mnps/Academics/Integrated_Math
  • For more information on New Beginnings, which provides women access to wellness programs, visit their website

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

  • If you would like to find out more information about getting healthy food delivered to your home, visit Green BEAN Delivery. Just select the Greater Nashville Area to get started. 

Monday, January 19, 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

  • For more information of Mt. Zion's Church Fit initiative: www.mtzionnashville.org
  • Nashville Originals Restaurant Week 
  • Vince Gill joined Frontier Communications, Dish Network and CoBank to announce a city revitalization contest. Multiple towns, including Cookeville, are bidding for a chance to win millions of dollars to invest in their communities. For more information, click here
  • The new state maps are out for 2015. If you would like a copy, you can downtown one from TDOT's website or order one online

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

  • Local Events, Activities For Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • View a "Prostate Cancer Calculator" for men.
  • Dollywood Entertainment is holding auditions in Nashville for their 2015 season. Auditions will be held on Saturday, January 17, at Rocketown on 4th Avenue South. Visit Dollywood's website for more details. 
  • There are several locations in the Middle Tennessee area that offer free mammograms and clinical breast exams to women without insurance. Click here for the full list of locations.
  • Community leaders want anyone possible to attend a listening session with Fort Campbell and Army leaders on January 20 to explain the importance of keeping soldiers here. The meeting will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Fort Campbell Family Resource Center (FRC) located at 1501 William C. Lee Road. Attendees can enter at Gate 1 with a valid photo ID card, beginning at 4 p.m. Attendees will be allowed entrance to the FRC building beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

  • To sign up to volunteer for Hands On Nashville on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, go to www.hon.org/mlkday

Monday, January 12, 2015

  • To help sponsor students to see Selma click here.
  • Tennessee State Parks is interested in finding out what park visitors think about Bledsoe Creek State Park's current condition, in addition to their thoughts on amenities, recreation activities and the various services they seek when selecting any park to visit. The survey is available through Jan. 30, and can be accessed by visiting on.nc5.co/14qO8gl.
  • Information about the lottery computer program failure is available at mnps.org.

Friday, January 9, 2015

  • A woman who recently found 336 cans of cream of celery soup on her porch has now created a non-profit

Thursday, January 8, 2015

  • For more information on this year's Bonnaroo, visit their website or call 1-844-ROO-2015.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Monday, January 5, 2015

Friday, January 2, 2015

  • The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is taking natural Christmas trees to recycle for fish cover in lakes across the state. Information on the recycling sites is at fw.ky.gov/fish/pages/Xmas--Tree--Recycling.aspx.
  • TDOT has been getting a lot of attention lately with their safety messages, including one that says, "Eyes on the road and head out of your apps." Now they're giving residents the chance to come up with even better ones: TDOT Safety Message Contest
  • Alive At The Bluebird

 

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