News Links

Friday, August 3, 2018

  • For tips from the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance's Division of Consumer Affairs on how to avoid cyber scammers, click here.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

  • To volunteer for the Williamson County Fair, click here

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

  • For resources to treat depression, click here

Monday, July 23, 2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

  • For information on Target's Teacher Prep discount day, click here.

Thursday, June 5, 2018

  • Sesame Place is the first Certified Autism Center. Click here for details. 

Friday, June 29, 2018

  • Click here for more information on Thistle & Bee - Friends of Thistle Farms. 

Thursday, June 28, 2018

  • For information on the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile in Nashville (and other locations as it travels the country), click here.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

  • Tennessee’s 2018 Sales Tax Holiday is July 27-29. Click here for more info. 
  • The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry offers a variety of services for landowners to assist with management of Tennessee’s forest resources. Read more here

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

  • Get your free HIV test at select Walgreens on National HIV Testing Day. Click here for details. 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018

  • To report a food safety problem with the CDC, click here

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

  • To check out the future upgrades to BNA, click here

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

  • For way to prevent elder financial abuse, click here.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

  • To learn about Make Music Nashville taking place Thursday, June 21 across the city, click here.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

  • For information on how to apply for free child car seats in Williamson County, click here.

Friday, May 25, 2018

  • A voluntary recall for dog treats because of the potential of high levels of a particular hormone that could make your dog sick. Click here for the details.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

  • On June 2-3, you can fish without a license for free in Kentucky. Click here for details. 

Monday, May 21, 2018

  • Consumer Reports recently surveyed gas grill owners and most said they got five or more years out of their grill. If you think your gas grill still has a couple good years, click here to get some great tips from Consumer Reports to extend its life.

Friday, May 18, 2018

  • Walk-Bike Nashville expects as many as 1,500 riders at the 14th Annual Tour de Nash on Saturday, May 19. The ride begins at 8:30 a.m. at 5th Avenue North between Monroe Street and Van Buren Street. To find out more information and to see map routes, visit them online.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

  • For information on crisis services and suicide prevention, click here.
  • The “Motherless Queen Brunch” hosted at Woolworth on 5th will be held on Saturday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will celebrate 36 girls between the ages of 7 and 18 who have lost their mothers. Anyone interested in sponsoring a queen or becoming a volunteer, click here.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018

  • For information on how to apple for the NES uplift program, click here.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

  • Click here, to visit the CDC's new web page for baby and toddler nutrition.

Monday, May 7, 2018

  • For a list of mental health resources in Tennessee, click here.
  • Click here, to check if your number is eligible for legal payback.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

  • To learn about the Safe Stars Initiative, click here.

Monday, April 30, 2018

  • To help out Aurora Theater shooting survivor, Joshua Nowlan, with medical bills, click here.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

  • To donate to the Captain Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial, click here.

Monday, April 16, 2018

  • To find dates, times, and locations for the Nashville Symphony's free community concerts, click here.

Monday, April 9, 2018

  • Autism Speaks has a resource guide for family and friends of those with autism. Click here. 

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

  • To buy tickets to Nashville Fashion Week, click here

Monday, April 2, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

  • To see which businesses are taking part in Officer Bowen Day, click here.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

  • To see a 12-year-old baker's sweet treats, click here

Monday, March 26, 2018

  • To learn more about the Restauranther campaign, click here.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

  • To find a full list of local Easter Egg Hunts from Nashville Parent, click here.

Friday, March 23, 2018

  • To find out about the waitlist for Predators season tickets, click here.

Monday, March 19, 2018

  • Click here, to donate to gofundme account for missing mid-state woman, Letitia Lane.

Friday, March 16, 2018

  • The TBI released its annual campus crime report. To see the findings, click here.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

  • To register for Franklin PD's Active Shooter Seminar, click here
  • Parents can get information about registering their future kindergartners in Clarksville-Montgomery County by clicking here
  • PetCo Foundation wants a photo of you and your pet. Click here to submit.
  • To learn more about Nashville Electric Service's solar initiative, click here.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

  • The IRS has debuted its new tax calculator. To check it out, click here.
  • Gallatin starts alerting residents of emergencies using CodeRED. To sign up, click here. 

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

  • AG Jeff Sessions announced a new prescription interdiction & litigation task force on Tuesday. To read more details click here.  

Friday, February 23, 2018

  • There's still time to sign up for this year's Camp Horizon 5K. It has been scheduled for Saturday, April 7 with a 9 a.m. start time. The run will be held in Mt. Juliet, and the money raised goes to send children with cancer to Camp Horizon. Learn more on their website.
  • To find out what items are eligible for FSA, click here.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

  • The USDA has launched a new webpage that highlights resources which could help rural communities address the opioid crisis in our nation. To learn more, visit the site here.

Monday, February 19, 2018

  • To sign up for free scam alerts from the FTC, click here.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

  • If you're interested in learning about children's programs at the UT Gardens, including a number of summer camps, click here.

Friday, February 16, 2018

  • For information on tickets and show times for Disney Live! on Sunday, click here.
  • To learn about the Nashville Polar Plunge on Saturday, visit them online.
  • The Germantown Art Crawl is being held on Saturday. Learn about it here.
  • Wine in the Winter will be held Saturday. Learn about it on their site.
  • Avant Garde: Neverland is being held Saturday by Nashville CARES. Find out more here.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

  • Today is National Donor Day, an observance day to raise awareness for organ, eye, tissue, marrow, platelet and blood donation. Click here for more info.  

Monday, February 12, 2018

  • To make a claim on an issue regarding a pothole, click here.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

  • For information on the Veterinary Oral Health Council or for tips on pet dental care, click here.
  • To learn how you can donate cards and candy this Valentine's Day to the homeless, click here.

Friday, February 2, 2018

  • The Consumer and Industry Services Division of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) issued an advisory for undeclared peanuts and almonds detected in five energy bar products sold in Tennessee. Here's the details on the bars.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

  • To learn more about Hockey Is For Everyone Month with the Predators, click here.
  • Friday is Wear Red Day! Learn what you can do to help your heart health and discover all the facts you need to know about the number one killer of women by clicking here.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

  • What's your favorite Super Bowl commercial? You can vote at Watch to see if your pick wins. The winner is announced tonight at 7 p.m. on CBS.  
  • For those who can't catch the Super Blue Moon Lunar Eclipse, it will be streamed online by NASA TV beginning at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Find that link here.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

  • To visit the Environmental Working Group online, click here.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

  • This afternoon, SpaceX will launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the mysterious Zuma spacecraft. Watch it live at 2:40 p.m. here

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

  • Metro Animal Care and Control encourages you to make adopting a shelter pet a part of your New Year’s resolution plan. They're celebrating the ‘New Year. New Friend.’ Adoption Event with fee waived adoptions for adult pets thru January 14. 

Sunday, January 7, 2018

  • Click here for more information on the Free Tax Workshops in Tennessee. Or call (800) 342-1003 (toll free inside Tennessee) or (615) 253-0600 (local Nashville-area and outside Tennessee).

Friday, December 29, 2017

  • Click here to learn more information about Paint Your Event. 

Thursday, December 28, 2017

  • To be reimbursed for money lost in scams using Western Union, the claim must be filed before February 12. Learn more from the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance by clicking here.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

  • Delta Dental has agreed to match the next $25,000 in donations to the Salvation Army through the Red Kettle program. Donate at a kettle or through their website.
  • To donate to the Choose Love pop up store, click here.

Monday, December 11, 2017

  • A Go Fund Me has been set up to help the Robinson family, who lost three family members - a father and two daughters - to a house fire in Moore County. 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

  • Going to Dickens of a Christmas this weekend in Franklin? You can park your car and ride the transit shuttle for $1 (one way). Click here for more information.  

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017 

  • A record number of Tennesseans this year walked off their Thanksgiving feasts at Tennessee State Parks on the day after Thanksgiving. Read more here
  • Meet Jeff Glor, the new anchor of "CBS Evening News" >>>

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

  • 1,000 mentors are still needed for TN Promise. Interested volunteers can apply and find more information here.  

Monday, November 27, 2017

  • Tuesday is #GivingTuesday, the single largest day of giving following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Click here for more details.  

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Saturday, November 25, 2017

  • For more information about product recalls, click here.
  • You can also receive recall alerts directly by signing up here.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

  • To learn more about clickbait ads and fake news sites, click here.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

  • Cheekwood's Holiday LIGHTS will officially open Friday, November 24. To learn more, click here.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

  • For more information on the National Association of Homebuilders, click here

Thursday, November 9, 2017

  • Tennessee State Parks Host Day After Thanksgiving Hikes; click here for details.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

  • For concert information or to purchase tickets to Garth Brooks' show in Nashville at 7:30 p.m. on December 16, click here. You can also call Ticketmaster Express at 866-448-7849 or 800-745-3000.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

  • CIA releases nearly 470,000 files recovered in May 2011 raid on Usama Bin Ladin’s compound. Click here for more. 

Saturday, October 28, 2017

  • Click here to find a location near you for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
  • To see the participation map for the Teal Pumpkin Project, click here.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

  • Fisher-Price recalls 63K infant motion seats over fire hazard. Click here to red more. 

Friday, October 20, 2017

  • To see a 360 view of Mars from NASA's Curiosity rover, visit Access Mars online.
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is in need of volunteers to help with the assembly of disaster relief boxes. To learn more, click here.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • To bid on Whitney Houston's plexi-glass piano or Tom Hanks' Forrest Gump Army uniform, click here.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  • Franklin Police is hosting its final Active Shooter Emergency Response Seminar for Citizens for the year today. Click here for more info.  

Sunday, October 14, 2017

  • To fill out the form for the Ashland City Special Census, click here.

Friday, October 13, 2017

  • For information on Play with a Purpose, visit them on Facebook by clicking here.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

  • To learn about the International Black Film Festival, click here.
  • Many retailers have announced they will be closed on Thanksgiving this year. To learn more, click here.
  • The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just announced its nominees for the possible class of 2018. To vote, click here.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

  • To learn more about the You Matter Marathon, click here.  
  • To buy tickets for the Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival, click here.
  • For more information on service improvement changes for MTA, click here.
  • Officials with the Metro Public Health Department confirmed they will begin offering flu shots at all three centers on Monday, October 2. To learn more, visit them online.

Friday, September 29, 2017

  • Animal Rescue Corps announced that 127 dogs and cats from the Irma Relief Effort have been moved out of the ARC emergency shelter to ARC’s placement partners around the U.S. For more information click here
  • To learn more about donating bone marrow, visit Be The Match online.
  • To find out more about The Dancing Lights of Christmas, including a change in location, visit them online.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

  • For more information on how to adopt the rescued dogs and cats from recent hurricanes, click here.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 

Thursday, September 21, 2017 

  • The March of Dimes will hold its annual 5k Run for Babies on October 28 at Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway. For more information, visit them online.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 

  • Hampton Elementary School in Carter County, Tennessee has launched a virtual library of bedtime stories for its students. To see those, click here.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 

  • Hands On Nashville’s signature day of service and largest annual fundraiser, supports one of the city’s most important resources: Metro Nashville Public Schools. For more information on how to volunteer, click here.  

Sunday, September 17, 2017

  • To learn about the Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Program, visit them online.
  • To apply for the Section 8 HCV Program, click here.
  • To volunteer with Hope Force International, click here.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

  • UPS has announced its hiring 360 permanent positions for a new facility opening September 11 in La Vergne. To learn more, visit them online.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

  • The Tennessee Housing Development Agency has offered help to victims of Hurricane Harvey who are seeking housing in Tennessee. To apply and look for vacancies, click here.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

  • For information on the Kentucky Cottage Food Law, click here.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

  • Lyft is offering 21 percent off rides to eclipse parties in the downtown Nashville area on Monday, August 21 using promo code ECLIPSE21 in the Lyft app. Select drivers will also be handing out free eclipse glasses to passengers. Learn more about Lyft by clicking here.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

  • To view maps that break down the projects included in the IMPROVE Act, including the number of bridge projects in a given district, the number of road projects in a given district, and the total length of road construction in a given district, click here.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

  • To vote for the Best Looking Cruiser with the American Association of State Troopers, click here.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

  • To schedule an appointment for the spay-neuter clinic at the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County call (931) 542-2282 or click here. For more information visit the Humane Society's website.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

  • For more information or to order tickets for a special event at First Tennessee Park for the Middle Tennessee Council for Boy Scouts, including a special event patch, post-game movie on the Big Guitar video board, and sleepover, call Harrison Hunter at 615-515-1115 or email

Friday, July 28, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

  • Look up you local water system here, to check for any pollutants of concern.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

  • To fill out the 2018 Mt. Juliet Special Census, click here.

Friday, July 21, 2017

  • To learn about the state of Tennessee's annual Sales Tax Holiday, which will begin on the last Friday of July and last through the following Sunday night, click here.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

  • To learn more about Wynonna's first new music video released in 14 years which was recorded at Oaklands Mansion, click here.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

  • Holly Bobo's cousin, singer/songwriter Whitney Duncan, has written a song for Holly who went missing more than six years ago and was found dead several years later. Hear the song by clicking here.

Friday, July 7, 2017

  • Click here to learn more about Kellie Montana's art
  • Recall Alert: CLIF BUILDER'S Bar Chocolate Mint Flavor, and CLIF Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Mint and CLIF Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Chip Flavors. Click for more info. 

Thursday, July 6, 2017

  • To see where your vehicle ranks on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's list of top picks, click here.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

  • For more information on BBQ safety tips, click here.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

  • The Maury County Democrats released a video in support of the ACA. To view it, click here.

Friday, June 23, 2017

  • To visit the Nashville Bun Company online, click here.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

  • A Nashville resident and the Care2 organization have started a petition to install permanent rainbow crosswalks in Music City to honor the LGBTQ community. To view the petition, click here.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

  • Southwest Airlines announced deals for flights originating from Music City to celebrate their 46th birthday. To learn more, click here.

Monday, June 12, 2017

  • No Kid Hungry is combating hunger among. Click here to find a free summer meals site near you. 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

  • Nashville Rescue Mission is in need of bottled water. Click here to find out how you can help. 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

  • Dell is hiring 60 jobs in Nashville. Click here to apply.  

June 1, 2017

  • Donate to the Children's Miracle Network here

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

  • For more information on the Franklin Art scene, click here

Friday, May 26, 2017

  • To learn more about Nashville's first slow ride for seniors to be held on Saturday, May 27, click here.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

  • If you'd like to send a birthday card to Jacob Priestley, his family said those can be mailed to P.O. Box 855 in Queen Creek, Arizona 85142.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

  • Franklin Mayor Ken Moore has put together a "magical" look at the city. Click here to watch. 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

  • To learn more about the Honest Co. recall of baby wipes, click here.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

  • For more information on foster care in Tennessee, click here. You can also call 877-DCS-KIDS (877-327-5437).

Monday, May 8, 2017

  • The annual Hot Chicken Festival is calling for applicants for its cooking contest. Click here for more info.  

Friday, May 5, 2017

  • More than 45,000 are expected to attend the Spring Tennessee Craft Fair this weekend in Centennial Park. Click here for more info. 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

  • The comptroller has released its report on senior long-term care in Tennessee. Click to read more. 

Friday, April 14, 2017

  • Start times have been scheduled to change in Williamson County for the 2017-2018 school year. View the full list of times by clicking here.

Friday, April 7, 2017

  • Donations are needed at the Nashville Rescue Mission for a traditional Easter meal for the hungry and homeless in the Mid-State. To find out what items they're in need of, click here.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

  • For information on a casting call in Nashville for CBS' Big Brother, click here.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Sunday, February 19, 2017

  • To learn more about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) from the IRS, including who qualifies, click here.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

  • The Tennessee Supreme Court has announced that free legal clinics will be held around the state to help citizens who find themselves in need of a lawyer's advice on matters outside criminal law. Click here for more. 

Monday, February 13, 2017

  • Today is the last day to comment on a proposal to allow wi-fi calls on planes. Click here for info.  

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

  • The state Treasury Department said there's $789 million in unclaimed property still waiting to be returned, and some of that money may belong to you. To find out, click here or call this number to start the claims process: 615-741-6499.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

  • Police in Franklin are searching for more information on the 26th anniversary of the unsolved murder of Peggy Cox. She was shot and killed while working the Hardee's drive-thru on Murfreesboro Road in Franklin in 1991 on her 49th birthday. To learn more from police, click here.
  • For more information on the smokeless tobacco recall, click here.

Monday, January 30, 2017

  • TDOT is holding its third contest for motorists to create safety messages for overhead signs. To enter, click here.   

Sunday, January 29, 2017

  • For all the latest details on the Tennessee Guitar Festival 2017, click here.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

  • For the Chinese New Year, a “New Year’s Pullin’ Party” will be held to pull Chinese privet and other invasive plants that threaten our native forest. To learn more, click here.
  • For more information on VITA by the United Way, click here.
  • To learn more about the Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition and their thoughts on President Donald Trump's executive orders, click here.

Friday, January 27, 2017

  • To read the full statement concerning Sen. Lamar Alexander and Peyton Manning, click here.

Monday, January 23, 2017

  • Click here for information on the Sierra Nevada brewery recall of select beers.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

  • It's all about Seeds, Seeds, and More Seeds! To find out more about seeds and to share seeds with the Nashville Public Library's Seed Exchange, click here.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

  • It's Restaurant Week in Nashville! Learn all about it by clicking here.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

  • To check out the Presidential Pet Museum, click here.

Friday, January 13, 2017

  • Nashville Restaurant Week is January 16-22. Click here for info.   
  • To file a claim in the class-action milk lawsuit, click here.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

  • TDOT is hiring snow plow drivers. Click here for more information.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

  • For information on Samaritan's Purse, click here.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

  • A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family of a TDOT worker hit by a car while helping someone change a tire on Christmas Eve. 
  • Consumer World's survey of 2016 return policies of major retailers.
  • Looking to take public skating lessons? Check out the Ford Ice Center in Antioch. 

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

  • To register for free trees and to pledge to plant them on 100K Tree Day on February 25, 2017, click here.
  • To find the optional schools application for Metro Nashville Public Schools, click here.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated nearly half of Tennessee's counties as primary natural disaster areas because of damage and losses caused by drought conditions. Farmers and ranchers in an additional 24 bordering Tennessee counties can qualify for natural disaster assistance. For more information see:
  • The cards have been rolling in for Baylee Beckley. If you would like to send a card to Baylee, the address is PO Box 347332, Parma, OH 44134. 
  • Farmers in eligible counties have eight months from the date of the declaration to apply low-interest emergency loans to cover their losses. The USDA's  Farm Service Agency considers each application on its merits, taking into account the extent of losses, available security and ability to repay the loan. For more information click here.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

  • To watch an American Bald Eagle nesting, hatching, and growing up on the shoreline of Dale Hollow Lake, click here. They have installed a web cam that has been set to go live first thing on Monday, December 12.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

  • Click here to see the 2017 Top IIHS Safety Picks. 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

  • Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol have planned a state-wide food drive to support the victims impacted by the Sevier County wildfires. To learn more, click here.

Friday, December 2, 2016

  • Mayor Megan Barry will be joined by rising Nashville star Margo Price at the annual Metro Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony tonight at 6 p.m. on the Public Square. Click here for info.  

Thursday, December 1, 2016

  • The Tennessee Executive Residence open house starts Friday. Click here for tour reservations.
Holiday/Seasonal Job Opportunities
  • For information on local job opportunities this holiday season, click here.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

  • Click here to donate for more information on how to help those affected by the wildfires in the Smoky Mountains. 
  • Click here for more information on dehumidifiers recalled.
  • For a complete list of services and employment opportunities with the Metro Action Commission Resource Help, click here
  • NewsChannel 5 has partnered with the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to assist those affected by the devastating wildfires in East Tennessee.
  • The Clarksville Police Department is in the process of preparing a Grant Application to receive funds for Body Worn Cameras. Click here for a one-question survey to show that you either support or do not support the funding. 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

  • To learn about TinySuperheroes and the capes that help empower kids as they overcome illnesses or disabilities, click here.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

  • For current booster seat evaluations and tips from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, click here.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

  • To learn more about the Sabra recall of hummus due to possible health risks, click here.

Friday, November 18, 2016

  • For more information on Souvenirs of Disneyland presented by Van Eaton Galleries, click here.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Did you miss any of "60 Minutes" interview with president-elect Donald Trump? Click here to watch the special in its entirety.  

Monday, November 7, 2016

  • Samsung has recalled their top-load washing machines due to the risk if injuries. Click here for more. 
  • For more information on how to join Team Red, White and Blue, click here

Saturday, November 5, 2016

  • NewsChannel 5’s Vicki Yates is Hiking for the Homeless on November 5. The event helps make a positive impact in the lives of families experiencing homelessness. To help her support Safe Haven Family Shelter, make a donation by clicking here.

Friday, November 4, 2016

  • For information on Samsung's recall of top-loading washing machines that may explode, click here. To file a report of a problem click here, or to visit the full recall page from Samsung click here.

Monday, October 31, 2016

  • Sign up begins for the Optional Schools application at 7:30 a.m. Monday. Click here for more.  

Friday, October 28, 2016

  • A fraternity at MTSU is raising money to help a high school student who has suffered brain trauma. To donate, click here.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

  • To learn about or donate to the Tiny But Mighty Fund for the Nashville Humane Association, click here.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

  • To learn more about the Magic Wheelchair, click here.
  • For the latest on open enrollment and the Tennessee Healthcare Exchange, click here.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

  • The deadline to apply for the Salvation Army Angel Tree is this Friday. Here's what you need to know:

Monday, October 24, 2016

  • Click here to find out more about DAV: Keep the Promise to Support Out Veterans.  

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Saturday, October 22, 2016

  • To help those in Haiti devastated by Hurricane Matthew, click here.

Friday, October 21, 2016

  • To donate to or learn more about the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, click here.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

  • For more information about Working Dogs For Vets, the organization founded by NewsChannel 5 Salutes Our Veterans Honoree Ken Knabenshue, visit
  • To get free information on how to get the best deal on airline travel, click here.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

  • Click here, to vote for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees.
  • To learn more about Property Brothers casting call in Nashville, click here.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
  • GM is adding 650 jobs to its Spring Hill Plant. For more information on how to apply, visit  
  • An Iowa company is recalling the cookie dough it sold to Blue Bell Creameries and other food companies because it may be contaminated with listeria. Click to see list of items. 
  • Metro Schools leaders are continuing the Listen and Learn sessions all this month on the following dates: Oct. 10 Advanced Academics Carter-Lawrence Elementary School; Oct. 11 High Schools East Nashville Magnet High School; Oct. 12 Transportation Services Glencliff Elementary School; Oct. 18 Nutrition Services Meigs Academic Magnet School; Oct. 19 Elementary Schools; Oct. 20 Special Education Gra-Mar Middle PrepJohn Early Museum Magnet Middle Prep; Oct. 25 Pre-K Hull-Jackson Montessori School; and Oct. 26 School Counselors and Social Emotional Support Waverly Belmont Elementary School
Monday, October 10, 2016
  • Click here for more information on Operation Stand Down. 
Friday, October 7, 2016
  • You can help in the Hurricane Matthew relief effort by visiting the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee's site,
  • Get information on the International Black Film Festival of Nashville by visiting
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
  • Click here to participate in the Tennessee Education Standards Review. 
  • For more information on the Black Church and HIV initiative, click here.
Friday, September 30, 2016
  • To view the voter registration application, click here.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
  • Fall 2016 marks the first time the FAFSA will be available starting October 1. For more on the TN FAFSA Frenzy, click here
  • The State Department's U.S. Passport site lets travelers enter their international destination so they can find out how long their passport needs to be valid for. Visit for more. 
Monday, September 26, 2016
  • The Tennessee Department of Health has info on preventing rabies. Click here for more.
  • Who do you think will win tonight's first presidential debate? Let us know by taking part in this poll
Thursday, September 22, 2016
  • Celebrate Hands On Nashville’s 25th birthday and take part in service events benefiting 25 Metro Schools! After the projects, stick around and celebrate the day’s accomplishments, Nashville’s thriving spirit of volunteerism, and the organization's 25th birthday. Sin up here:
  • For more information about flu shots, please call 615-340-5616 option 8, or visit the Health Department’s website at
  • For details about the Pilgrimage Festival, click here.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
  • Consumer Reports has a list of 66 Ways to protect your privacy. Click here to read. 
Friday, September 16, 2016
  • To share your thoughts on Nashville's expanded sidewalks, click here.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
  • For more information on PARK(ing) Day 2016, click here.
  • Dollar General plans to hire 10,000 new employees by October 15. Click here for more.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
  • To learn about the Old Timers' Festival set for Saturday, September 17 in La Vergne, click here.
Friday, September 9, 2016
  • To view information on resale tickets for Battle at Bristol, click here.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
  • Vol State has reached out to help ITT Technical Institute students following its closure. Click here for more information.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
  • Marine Week is happening from September 7-11 in Nashville. Click here to see a full list of events.  
Sunday, September 4, 2016
  • For information on the Music City Hot Air Balloon Festival, click here.
Friday, September 2, 2016
  • The John A. Merritt Classic is this weekend. Click here to see a full list of events and activities.  
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 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

  • 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:

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:
  • Apply for MDHA housing at

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:
  • 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:

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 

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
  • 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:
  • 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:   
  • 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

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 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:
  • 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
  • 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  
  • 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:

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
  • 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:

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:
  • 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:
  • 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 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

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 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:

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 or at 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:
  • 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:
  • 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
  • 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 for information. 
  • Visit 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

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
  • 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

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
  • 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,

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: .
  • 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:
  • To fill out a small business application and for more information on where the MDHA redevelopment districts are visit

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:

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 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 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 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:

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

  • New Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Tim Tebow will be speaking at MTSU this summer. For ticket information, visit
  • 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:

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:
  • 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 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 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: 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: 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:

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 and
  • 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
  • The lineup for Musicians Corner has been announced. More info here
  • Fan voting is open for this year's ACM Awards. Vote here:

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:
  • 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:
  • 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:

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:
  • 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

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

  • A man and his kayak partner are racing across Atlantic ocean to fight hunger. Visit his site to learn how to be involved:
  • Tips on outdoor burning safety and permits:

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

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

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 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,

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:
  • 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 and donate using the email address 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:
  • Goodwill Career Solutions is holding eight job fairs in Middle Tennessee on Tuesday. See the full schedule:

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:
  • Nashville Shores is looking to fill 500 positions this summer. For more details, visit

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
  • 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

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

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
  • 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 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:
  • 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
  • You Have The Power held a screening of "No Girl's Dream," a documentary on human trafficking in Tennessee. MORE:

Monday, February 9, 2015

  • If you are interested in a Greer Stadium sign send an email to: 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

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 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 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:
  • 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

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

  • The Tennessee Highway Patrol is accepting applications for the 2015 Citizens' Trooper Academy in March. To apply, visit:
  • 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:
  • 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:

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:
  • If you would like to apply to be a Crossing Guard, visit'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:
  • 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 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:
  • 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:
  • 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

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
  • Information about the lottery computer program failure is available at

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
  • 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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