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CREATED Jan 1, 2015 - UPDATED: Sep 20, 2015

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

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


2014 News Links

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

  • Ford Ice Center is ringing in the New Year on the "coolest ice in town." Click for details.
  • If you would like to donate to Courtney's House in Cheatham, you can do so by visiting their facebook page here.

Monday, December 29, 2014

  • On Tuesday, December 30, NewsChannel 5 is partnering with the Red Cross for the Holiday Heroes Blood Drives. Giveaways (while supplies last) at all drives include Red Cross long-sleeve t-shirts. Here is a list of locations and times where you can take part:
    • Nashville Donor Center, 2201 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville: 9:15 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
    • Mt. Juliet Community Center, 1075 Charlie Daniels Parkway, Mt. Juliet: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Nashville Predators, Bridgestone Arena: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. (All presenting donors receive voucher for free future Preds game, while supplies last.)
    • Hartsville Church of Christ, 108 Halltown Road, Hartsville: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    • Wal-Mart, 7100 Hopgood Road, Fairview: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Kroger, 330 Franklin Road, Brentwood: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • A Go Fund Me site has been set up to help a Clarksville family who lost everything in a house fire. Learn about how to donate here:

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

  • The next, few days are expected to create delays for many travelers. If you need to check your flight status, visit the Nashville International Airport's website.
  • If you're interested in becoming a foster pet owner, you can visit Animal Control's website.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014

  • T-Mobile customers can visit to submit a claim, find information about refund eligibility and request a free account summary that details PSMS purchases on their accounts. Consumers may also call the Refund Administrator at (855) 382-6403.
  • TSA Lost & Found Information
  • Make a donation to Metro Police's Christmas Basket program by clicking here.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

  • The city of Hendersonville is now using the CodeRED Emergency Notification Center, which allows officals to contact you with important city information, weather warnings, or other important messages. To sign up, go to
  • The Wild West Comedy Festival will return to Nashville for its second year with an all-star line-up. The 2015 festival begins Wednesday, April 14 and runs through Sunday, April 19. Tickets are on sale starting this Friday, December 19, 2014 at 10 a.m. at
  • Friends and family of the late Dawn Sears, vocalist for the Time Jumpers, have asked for donations to be made to benefit research for lung cancer in lieu of flowers. Click here for more information. 

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • King’s Hawaiian is looking for someone to travel to beautiful Hawaii to be their Culinary Explorer. Go to for more information on how to apply.

Monday, December 15, 2014

  • Walmart will be hiring approximately 300 associates to work at a new store in Murfreesboro off of Joe B. Jackson Parkway. The hiring center is located at 220 Veterans Parkway in Murfreesboro. Applications will be accepted Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Interested applicants may also apply online at
  • If you get a phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS either a real person or a robotic call asking for money, call the IRS Treasury Inspector General. You can get the information at

Saturday, December 13, 2014

  • Events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Nashville are being held Saturday-Tuesday. For more information, visit the preservation society's website

Thursday, December 11, 2014

  • For the seventh year in a row, Oralee Meyers is offering families in need a free Christmas tree. He's opening up his farm in Readyville in Cannon County this weekend. Call 615-202-7879 to make an appointment.
  • If you would like to help a family of seven, whose Watertown home was destroyed by fire, visit their Go Fund Me account

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

  • Wednesday is the Tennessee Celebration of Human Rights Day. Register to attend the free event at the First Amendment Center here:
  • View the full list of winners of the State Fire Marshal’s Office 2014 Fire Prevention Poster Contest and the 2014 Public Fire Educator of the Year award. The winners will be honored at an awards ceremony on Jan. 31 in Bell Buckle.
  • Nashville Seniors' Christmas ShinnDig, Seating is limited, so please email or call 615.732.6280 to RSVP.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

  • The Tennessee Residence, home to Gov. Bill Haslam and Crissy Haslam, is open to the public for holiday tours. The open house runs through Dec. 17, with tours offered Monday through Saturday. Reservations for the tours are available on the first lady's website at
  • The Salvation Army

Monday, December 8, 2014

  • Metro Schools has opened its first ever district-wide parent survey to gather parent opinions on instruction, school climate, communications and the overall school experience. Go to to participate.
  • Second Harvest: Ms. Cheap's Penny Drive
  • Nashville Seniors' Christmas ShinnDig, Seating is limited, so please email or call 615.732.6280 to RSVP.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Thursday, December 4, 2014

  • The deadline for Metro's Optional Schools Application is Friday, December 5. For more information, go to
  • Erik Bendl is walking across the country to raise awareness for diabetes. Today, he made a stop in Tennessee. Find out more by visiting his website

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

  • For more information about this Vanderbilt University research and other projects being studied, go to
  • More holiday gift ideas from
  • A GoFundMe account has been set up for Christopher Nichols, a three-year-old battling Lyme Disease.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Monday, December 1, 2014

  • For more information on Street Works Nashville, go to
  • The University of Tennessee has started a crowdfunding website designed to raise money for student projects. For more information, go to

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Saturday, November 29, 2014

  • Another easy way to find local products without pounding the pavement is to visit the Taste of Tennessee Online Store. Shoppers can click on links and connect to a business or producer site and order directly from the producer by clicking here.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014

  • eBenefits for Veterans
  • How would you like a buy-one, get-one-free ticket offer on the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring The Rockettes? To get the deal, you must buy your tickets by November 30 and use the code RCCSPC at
  • Advice and guidance from Regions bank
  • The new MDVIP healthcare program shifts the doctors' focus to proactive preventative care. Take a look at their site to detemine if it's right for you:
  • Click here if you would like to donate to the Metro Police Christmas Basket Program. 
  • A petition has been created on to preserve the Colonial Bakery magnolia tree. Details:

Thursday, November 20, 2014

  • Click here for more information on the Nashville International Auto Show. 
  • To donate clothing to YWCA boutique "2616," call 615-269-9922 or visit

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

  • Officials at Mammoth Cave National Park are considering a proposal to increase fees for camping and cave tours. The park is accepting comments on the proposal through Dec. 5 on its website at
  • For more information on how to fill out an application with the Metro Action Commission for assistance during the cold weather months, visit their website

Monday, November 17, 2014

  • Mayor Karl Dean helped celebrate a new traffic roundabout and streetscape project in Sylvan Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The centerpiece of the project is a single-lane, landscaped urban roundabout that improves traffic flow at the intersection of 46th Avenue North and Murphy Road. For tips on driving the new roundabout, including how to enter and exit, go to
  • Parents can review & provide input on all of the state’s Common Core standards at

Friday, November 14, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

  • A warming shelter has been opened in Clarksville between now November 18. Supplies and volunteers are still needed. For more information, visit Manna Cafe Ministries's website

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

  • United Way Needs Volunteers to Put Dollars Back in Pockets. VITA volunteers can save taxpayers $200-$300 in tax prep fees. For more information and to sign up to volunteer, visit
  • For more safety tips on fire prevention during the winter months, click here.
  • A Country Christmas runs from November 14, 2014 until January 3, 2015. Tickets and information are available on Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center's website.
  • To find out how you can help the Animal Rescue Corps, visit their facebook page

Monday, November 10, 2014

  • Austin Peay State University is planning to auction off several camouflage football jerseys to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. The auction will be conducted online at, with the auction beginning as early as Tuesday, Veterans Day.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Saturday, November 8, 2014

  • A GoFundMe site has been set up for the family of Maury County Deputy Darrell Perritt who tragically died Tuesday in a car crash. Click here for details. 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

  • Vol State has launched a Computer Information Technology Degree. For more information visit
  • Find out how you can help the Animal Rescue Corps by visiting their website

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014

  • Krispy Kreme has announced 70 new jobs at their Clarksville locations. Get information about available positions and apply online at
  • It's just one day before the Nov. 2014 Elections. Make sure you're prepared by visiting for information on your polling places, candidates, districts and elected officials. 

Thursday, October 30, 2014

  • The American Red Cross of Tennessee is once again launching its annual Holiday Mail for Heroes Campaign. For more information on the program, visit
  • For more information on the Ryman Auditorium's ticket policy regarding outside outlets such as Ticketmaster, visit their website. Click here to read the Ryman's official statement. 
  • Click here to read more about the Mill Creek Flood Risk Management Study.
  • To view a complete list of upcoming meetings for NashvilleNext, click here
  • Many areas in Middle Tennessee have posted their trick-or-treating events for Halloween. Click here to view some of the activities.
  • The Tennessee Department of Education has posted it's annual state report card. To see a breakdown of the numbers, visit their website

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

  • For more information on the Watertown Drive-in, call the Box Office at (615) 237-0077. The Box Office opens at 6 p.m., with first features beginning at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $7.50 per person (ages 12 & Over) and $5 for kids (ages 6-11). Children 5 and under get in for free. 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Monday, October 27, 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014

  • The group Cell Phone for Soldiers will be collecting wireless phones Sunday at LP Field with the goal of selling the phones for recycling and using the money to buy the prepaid phone cards. For more information, go to
  • This week’s MNPD training on Ebola Virus Awareness has been posted to the front page of the police department’s website and is available to all for viewing. 

Thursday, October 23, 2014

  • Consumer Advisory: Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags Urged to Take Immediate Action. For more information, click here.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  • For more information on Vote YES or NO on Amendment 1.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Friday, October 17, 2014

  • Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a variety of Ebola-related scams and problematic fundraisers that have emerged recently. BBB warns donors to carefully research any charitable efforts - especially those that surface following an event that gains media attention. 
For additional assistance on charitable giving issues, visit the BBB Wise Giving Alliance website at

Thursday, October 16, 2014

  • Get information about available hourly fulfillment associate jobs at Amazon by visiting their online Career Center

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

  • For more information on HIV testing, where to get treatment, support and more, visit these two sites: and
  • Fan voting has begun for all categories except New Artist of the year, which starts Nov. 1. Fans can vote once per day at and can also cast one vote per day on Twitter by including their chosen nominee's name, award category and #AMAs in a tweet.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

  • Early voting begins Wednesday in Tennessee. If you'd like more information on how to vote in your specific county, visit the Tennessee Department of State's Elections page.

Friday, October 10, 2014

  • For more information about Memphis Belle flights and tours this weekend at Smyrna Airport, go to
  • Anyone looking to commute to Sunday's Titans game against the Jaguars? Check out the departure/arrival times for the Game-Day Express:

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

Friday, October 3, 2014

  • For more information on how you can register to vote in Tennessee
  • General Motors has issued a recall for more vehicles after the company detected three, different problems affecting thousands of cars, SUVs and trucks. View a complete list of the vehicles HERE

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

  • For more information on Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Program, visit the Governor's Foundation page for the Books From Birth program. 

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

  • Each year, the non-profit Historic Nashville lists the nine most endangered properties in the city and makes it their focus the next 12-months to promote and preserve the sites. For more information on the properties included on this year's list, visit the organization's website
  • For information about this weekend's "Liver Life Walk" at Percy Warner Park:

Saturday, September 20, 2014

  • Monroe Harding held a Foster Care Carnival to try and help educate prospective parents. For more information on how you can get involved, visit their website

Friday, September 19, 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

  • The Metropolitan Action Commission encourages any resident that has not received assistance from the agency with their utility payment since last October to apply before the end of this month. You can apply at .

Friday, September 12, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

  • The Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center is waiving fees to adopt cats and kittens. More info:

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014

  • For more information on the efforts to find Nikki Burgess click here

Friday, September 5, 2014

  • Get rewarded for recycling at Live on the Green with a chance to win iPad Minis, Kroger Cards and more. Get more information here:

Thursday, September 4, 2014

  • Gaylord Opryland Resort is now hiring 400 seasonal positions in preparation for its 31st annual A Country Christmas celebration. Applications are now being accepted at (keyword: Opryland). Qualified applicants will be scheduled to attend hiring events in September and October.
  • The City of Brentwood is conducting a 2015 Special Census. Forms will be mailed out, but can also be completed online at
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is enlisting the support of volunteers at its lakes on the Cumberland River and its tributaries in support of National Public Lands Day Sept. 27. To locate National Public Lands Day events near you, visit
  • For more information, go to Tennessee State Fair

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

  • For more information on the 'Remembering Waylon' auction, visit. www.guernsey'
  • A new NHTSA website helps people find out whether a certain type car has been recalled. Visit and click on the recalls tab, or for information. 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Monday, September 1, 2014

  • Boots to honor fallen soldiers can be mailed into the Army Community Services SOS office located at 2703 Michigan Ave., Fort Campbell, Kentucky 42223 at Fort Campbell via FedEx or UPS.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014

  • For more information on how to look up possible recalls issued for your vehicle, visit the NHTSA's website and enter in your vehicle's VIN number. You can also visit myCarfax for more information.
  • For more information about TN Stars 529 program and web-based seminars on saving for college, visit

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

  • Hands On Nashville Day is Saturday, September 20. Online registration opens Thursday, August 28. Sign up here:

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

  • To help Hank Freeman, the Little League World Series Umpire who lost his home in a fire:
  • Championship Playoff Tickets Go On Sale Wednesday for the Nashville sounds: ticket information

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Monday, August 18, 2014

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Friday, August 15, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

  • VA  Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Town Hall Forums:
     August 19, 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
     Alvin C. York Campus, Auditorium, 3400 Lebanon Pike, Murfreesboro, TN

    September 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Clarksville Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville, Tn 

    September 22, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
    Nashville Campus, Multi-Purpose Room, 1310 24th Ave. South, Nashville

    September 24, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
    Chattanooga VA Outpatient Clinic, 150 Debra Rd. Suite 5200, Bldg 6200, Chattanooga, TN
  • South Nashville Little League All-Stars:
  • Email your response to the Department of the Army’s recent news on Army Force restructuring at Support Ft. Campbell

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Friday, August 8, 2014

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

  • For more information on how you can help volunteer with the Nashville Adult Literacy Council, visit their website

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • National Night Out Against Crime event locations in East Nashville, include: the Inglewood Neighborhood event at Isaac Litton Middle School at 5:30 p.m.; the event at Baxter Heights located at 3728 Hilltop Lane at 6:30 p.m.; James A. Cayce Homes on S 8th event at 5 p.m.; Gra-Mar Middle School, located at 575 Joyce Lane at 6:30 p.m.; and the Women of Worth event on McFerrin Avenue near Seymour Avenue at 5:30 p.m. 

Monday, August 4, 2014

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Thursday, July 24, 2014

 Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  •  The American Red Cross has issued an urgent call for donations. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit to make an appointment or for more information.
  • The Titans have unveiled the new menu at LP Field for the 2014-2015 season.
  • Locations to drop off school supplies: MNPS Central Office - 2601 Bransford Avenue and Martin Professional Development Center - 2400 Fairfax Ave. You can also take donated supplies to these branches of the Nashville Public Library: Bellevue, East, Edmondson Pike, Hermitage, Madison and the Main Library downtown.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  Monday, July 21, 2014

 Saturday, July 19, 2014

Friday, July 18, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

  • The city of Gallatin wants you to visit. They've launched a new ad campaign and new site you can check out before you visit:
  • A donation page has been set up to help the family of a White House boy fighting for his life after being found at the bottom of the shallow end of a camp pool. You can donate here: 

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

 Sunday, July 6, 2014

Friday, July 4, 2014

Thursday, July 4, 2014

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

  • Road closures as a result of Fourth of July Celebrations: 
  • Sidewalks on Commerce (2nd Avenue to 3rd Avenue) - closed for set-up as needed; otherwise to remain open for pedestrian access
  • Sidewalks on 3rd Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) - closed for set-up as needed; otherwise to remain open for pedestrian access
  • Sidewalks underside of Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue - closed for set-up as needed; otherwise to remain open for pedestrian access
  • Sidewalks underside of Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge from 2nd Avenue to 4th Avenue - closed for set-up as needed; otherwise to remain open for pedestrian access
  • Sidewalks on Gay Street Connector (1st Avenue to 1st Avenue) - closed for set-up as needed; otherwise to remain open for pedestrian access
  • Broadway (2nd Avenue to 3rd Avenue) – NO PARKING
  • Broadway (3rd Avenue to 4th Avenue) – NO PARKING
  • 2nd Avenue (Demonbreun to Church Street) – NO PARKING
  • 3rd Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) – NO PARKING
  • 4th Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) – NO PARKING
  • Commerce Street (2nd Avenue to 10th Avenue) – NO PARKING
  • Commerce Street (4th Avenue to 10th Avenue) - NO PARKING
  • Molloy Street (1st Avenue to 4th Avenue) – NO PARKING
  • For more information on the ALCU-TN
  • For more information on the Graco recall

Monday, June 30, 2014

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Friday, June 27, 2014

Thursday, June 26, 2014

  • If you have a photo of a soldier who lost his or her life in Vietnam, please visit the website of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s Education Center,

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

  • For more information on Nashville Dancin'
  • Free HIV testing will be provided June 26-28 at the following Tennessee Walgreens locations in partnership with local community-based organizations: 
    • 3605 Brainerd Road Chattanooga
    • 1202 South James Campbell Blvd., #24 Columbia
    • 627 Gallatin Pike, South Madison
    • 1130 South Bellevue Blvd. Memphis
    • 2655 Frayser Blvd. Memphis
    • 1131 Mercury Blvd. Murfreesboro
    • 5600 Charlotte Pike Nashville
    • 2611 Franklin Pike Nashville
    • 3130 Clarksville Pike Nashville
    • 1081 Murfreesboro Pike Nashville

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Monday, June 23, 2014

Friday, June 20, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

  • Donations of bottled water can be received at the Mission's Donation Center, located at 616 7th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203. It's open Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. or you can make an online donation at

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

  • YouCaring: Marvin "Andrew" Morton Family Fund
  • NewsChannel 5 has obtained the full memo from MNPD Police Chief Steve Anderson to the presiding judge of the General Sessions Court regarding a domestic violence defendant who was released prior to the end of a required 12-hour "cooling off" period. The victim was assaulted again after the defendant was released. Read the memo here:

Monday, June 16, 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Monday June 9, 2014

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Friday, June 6, 2014

Thursday, June 5, 2014

  • The state is sending it's Career Coaches out to rural counties with high rates of unemployment. For details about the program and to see if they'll be in your area, visit

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Monday, June 2, 2014

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Friday, May 23, 2014

Thursday, May 22, 2014

  • Co-Founder of AOL Steve Case will be in town to give away $100,000 to the best up and coming business. Register HERE

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Friday, May 16, 2014

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Monday, May 12, 2014

  • La Vergne plans to hire 11 volunteer firefighters. Applications are now being accepted through Friday, May 23, 2014. Opportunity inquiries should be directed to Assistant Chief Mike Culberson at (615) 793-9115 Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. or

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Friday, May 9, 2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014

  • Contribute to Julie's Village here.
  • To apply for the Tennessee Department of Correction Citizen's Academy visit their website:
  • For more information about Steeplechase, go to
  • American Water Resources (AWR) has been selected as the official water and sewer line protection provider for customers of Metro Water Services. AWR will take responsibility for the potentially high repair costs on service lines for MWS customers who enroll in these programs.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Monday, May 5, 2014

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Friday, May 2, 2014

  • The Nashville Electric Service is offering a free Neighborhood Energy Savers workshop on Saturday, May 3, from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Looby Community Center located at 2301 Metro Center Boulevard in Nashville. NES will show how to seal air leaks, among other helpful tips. Participants will also receive a tool-kit, valued at $25. For a complete list of workshops, visit
  • Goodwill is hosting a job fair from May 5 through May 9. For more information, visit their website
  • Williamson County is holding a hazardous waste collection event. For more information, visit their website
  • If you want to help Metro Public Works combat the problem of illegal dumping, visit their website to find out how to properly dispose of waste. 

Thursday, May 1, 2014

  • If you would like to be an extra on ESPN's College GameDay visit their website.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

  • The Nashville Food Truck Association is kicking off "Nashville Street Food Month." For more information, visit their Facebook page.
  • For more information on the line-up for the 2014 CMA Festival.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Monday, April 28, 2014

  • If you are interested in the WeatherCall service, NewsChannel 5 has worked with them to offer a free trial version before you buy. Click here to sign up for the trial:
    You can find more info on the WeatherCall service here:
  • If you believe your animal might have been one of the dogs seized in the dog fighting raid last week, provide the following information to
    • Photo
    • Describe any distinguishing marks on the dog (i.e white patch on left front paw)
    • Microchip
    • Spay or Neutered

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Friday, April 25, 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

  • Major Thoroughfare Plan meeting in Brentwood
  • To see the approved list of businesses that use your MoneyPak numbers, visit Green Dot's website
  • A Belmont music major is blogging about her love of Bruce Springsteen. Check it out here
  • For more information on the Nashville Film Festival.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

  • JT Moore Middle School is in the running to win a $25,000 greenspace transformation from Bridgestone. To vote, go to
  • For more information on job opportunities with AT&T, visit their website.
  • Donations are being accepted to help Clifton Braunwalder's family pay his funeral costs. For more information, visit

http://Saturday, April 12, 2014

  • The CBS reality show, "Big Brother" is holding an open casting call in Nashville. For more information on rules and specific dates, visit the show's website
  • For more information on the "Stewart of Children Program," visit the Nashville Children's Alliance website

Friday, April 11, 2014

  • Roadside Help Numbers:
    Tennessee Highway Patrol call *THP or *847
    Metro Police Non-Emergency Line 615-862-8600

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

  • The CBS reality show, "Big Brother" is holding an open casting call in Nashville. For more information on rules and specific dates, visit the show's website

Monday, April 7, 2014

Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • For more information on the Beer and Hymns Singing Nashville group, visit their Facebook page

Friday, April 4, 2014

  • Evenflo is recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles. For more information, visit the Evenflo website.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

  • Online registration for the Mayor's Field Day is at Advance registration is strongly encouraged but not required.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Monday, March 31, 2014

  • For more information on job opportunities at Bellis Concrete Construction Company, visit their website

Sunday, March 30, 2014

  • Enrollment Guide for Metro Nashville Public School Students. 
  • United Healthcare will host a job fair Monday, March 31 and Tuesday, April 1 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. in Brentwood. 

Saturday, March 29, 2014

  • View the complete list of upcoming detours for the Nashville MTA

Friday, March 28, 2014

Monday, March 24, 2014

  • Beginning Friday, you can apply for jobs with United State Postal Service on
  • Nashville Sounds tickets on sale.
  • Get information about the Tin Pan South music festival on

Friday, March 21, 2014

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Friday, March 14, 2014

  • Dole is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of bagged salad. For more information, visit its website.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

  • Clarksville-based Workforce Essentials Inc will announce all of Hankook Tire's open positions online at

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

  • A volunteer team of planning experts worked with Franklin, Tennessee residents, business leaders and officials to make overall recommendations, including: 
    • Prohibiting redevelopment or development, including new residential development, in select floodplains; 
    • Allowing limited low-scale or non-residential development in the identified subareas; 
    • Revising city regulations and policies to increase the number of permitted non-residential uses and to eliminate non-compatible uses; 
    • Requiring pervious pavement for all redevelopment and new construction projects; 
    • Retaining city ordinances requiring elevation of non-residential structures; 
    • Requiring the elevation of rebuilt residential structures; 
    • Encouraging efforts to modify existing buildings to mitigate flood damage; 
    • Encouraging open space, and recreation uses in areas where development is not recommended; 
    • Reinforcing an urban design framework; 
    • Protecting historic buildings from future flooding and associated damage; and 
    • Developing a comprehensive urban design strategy to position 5th Avenue as a gateway. 

Saturday, March 8, 2014

  • For more information on the Wild West Comedy Festival, visit its website. Tickets and VIP packages are now available. 
  • For more information on the Nashville Cricket Club

Wednesday, March 7, 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

  • The tradition of the Bluebird Cafe comes to Murfreesboro to raise money for charity. For more information, visit

Monday, March 3, 2014

Friday, February 28, 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014

  • To participate, nonprofits must complete The Big Payback Nonprofit Participation Agreement and have a complete and up-to-date profile on The Community Foundation's
  • The Johnny Cash birthday bash kicks off a three-day celebration in Nashville from February 28-March 2. For more information visit the Johnny Cash Museum's website or

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

  • Watch raw video of police chase suspects in a Franklin home invasionhere.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Saturday, February 15, 2014

  • The Nashville Predators transform Bridgestone Arena into Winter Wonderland for the Olympic break:

Friday, February 14, 2014

  • For information on flight status or delays, visit the Nashville International Airport's website at

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

  • Donations for the Flake Family
    Monetary donations can me made on the Give Forward Fundraising Page

    Donations can be dropped off at:
    Hilltop Supermarket
    400 Highway 149
    Clarksville, TN

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

  • Click here for a list of the best picks for "The South's Best Destination Apps and Mobile Sites."
  • Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million child car seats. For a complete list of the recalls, visit their website

Monday, February 10, 2014

  • Help the Red Cross overcome a cold weather shortage in the blood supply

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

  • For information on flight status or delays, visit the Nashville International Airport's website at

Tuesday, February 4, 2013

  • Details on data breach at hotels owned by White Point Lodging
  • Volunteers are needed for Clarksville warming shelters. For more information, click here

Monday, February 3, 2014

  • For more information on the water lin project in La Vergne, go to

Friday, January 31, 2014

  • For information about Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) free tax prep sites, go to or call 211 for information.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

 Monday, January 27, 2014

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Friday, January 24, 2014

  • Anyone who would like to help with a community baby shower today can contact the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. Information is available on their website at 

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Monday, January 20, 2014

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Friday, January17, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014

  • The Watch D.O.G.S. volunteer program is headed to Metro Nashville Schools. For more information on the program, visit the MNPS website

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014

  • For tickets to see the Blue Angels in the Great Tennessee Air Show go to:
  • See Scott Pelley's 60 Minutes interview with Anthony Bosch about the A-rod PED scandal.
  • A new round of public hearings has been scheduled for the final design and engineering of MTA's Amp project. Here are the dates and times:
  • -- Monday, Jan. 13 at 5:30pm (East Nashville):
    East Park Community Center Theater, 600 Woodland Street;
    -- Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 5:00pm (Downtown):
    Nashville Downtown Partnership, 150 4th Ave N., Suite G-150;
    -- Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 5:30pm (Midtown):
    Metro Board of Parks & Recreation, large conference room, 2565 Park Plaza (near Centennial Park);
    -- Thursday, Jan. 16 at 5:30pm (West Nashville):
    West End Middle School, 3529 West End Ave (Previously this was planned for Montgomery Bell Academy). 
    More info: 

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Friday, January 10, 2014

  • Information on the first 500 new jobs at the Amazon facility in Murfreesboro:
  • The two geese rescued from an icy pond in Centennial Park Wednesday have been taken in by Walden's Puddle rehabilitation center. For more information on the group:

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 

Sunday, January 5, 2014

  • The Middle Tennessee Pet Resource Center is offering free hay to animal owners, in an attempt to keep pets warm in dangerously cold temperatures. Pet owners with outside animals can pick up supplies Sunday afternoon. If you are interested, send an email to

Friday, January 3, 2014

  • Room In The Inn
  • Metro Nashville Public Schools issued an explanation of why the decision was made to delay the start of school after the winter/Christmas break. You can read the statement here: 

Thursday, January 2, 2014

  • For information on flight status or delays, visit the Nashville International Airport's website at

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

  • Highway conditions for Kentucky with links to surrounding states may be found at www.511.KY.GOV

More than 10,000 historic audio records are already available through the library of congress' national jukebox project. You can listen to them here
..NewsChannel 5 has obtained the full memo from MNPD Police Chief Steve Anderson to the presiding judge of the General Sessions Court regarding a domestic violence defendant who was released prior to the end of a required 12-hour "cooling off" period. The victim was assaulted again after the defendant was released.


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