Category : News

by Staff - 1 week ago

Mayor Briley to Examine Use of Fines and Fees

NASHVILLE, TN — Mayor Briley recently announced that his administration will conduct an in-depth assessment of Metro Nashville’s criminal justice fines and fees structure. The assessment will also include recommendations to reduce financial barriers...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Hastings for Unity, Bridge, Community

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — Traffic congestion relief and protection of his community from rampant development are just two goals for Metro’s District 2 councilman, he said, advocating both after a recent meeting. Facing three challengers in his...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Inaugural Graduation for STEM Prep Academy Celebrates Diversity

NASHVILLE, TN — Members of STEM Preparatory Academy’s 2011 founding fifth-grade class recorded another first today by receiving their high school diplomas and becoming the school’s inaugural graduating class. The ceremony highlighted and celebrated t...

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An Achievable Vision for Our Schools

By John Ray Clemmons Nashville Mayoral Candidate NASHVILLE, TN — Providing every child in Nashville with a high-quality public education should be our number one priority as a city. We must always remember that our future will be directly shaped by t...

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Jackson, TN to Have Runoff Election for Mayor June 18

By Malorie Paine JACKSON, TN — A runoff election will take place June 18 between two candidates for the Jackson mayor position. Mayoral Candidate Scott Conger Jerry Woods and Scott Conger received the most votes, but neither received enough votes ini...

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Trouble in Paradise

By Tribune Staff  DeCosta Hastings was elected District 2 Councilman in September 2015. After four years on the council, he’s become a well-respected political player with roles on three standing council committees and the Ad Hoc Affordable Housing C...

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Nashville Black Chamber Talks Technology and Business Growth

NASHVILLE, TN — More than one hundred small business owners and business professionals joined the Nashville Black Chamber during its monthly The Social, Small Business & The Digital Economy, in collaboration with PayPal, the US Black Chambers, In...

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Solano prisoners petition against ‘man down’ policy

by Michael Rhinehart Dear Bay View: My name is Michael Rhinehart. I am prisoner at California State Prison-Solano. I am asking you for your help for the following reasons. Enclosed is a group appeal that has 215 names on it, stating:...

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2019 Buick Envision

By Tribune Staff The new 2019 Buick Envision AWD Premium II is ready for vacation season 2019, especially for those who choose to hit the highway this summer. This SUV offers plenty of space and more than ample amenities to go around. There’s respons...

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Obama Inspires Nashville on Book Tour

By Cillea Houghton  NASHVILLE, TN — The energy was electrifying as Michelle Obama took the stage at the Ryman Auditorium for the final stop on her Becoming book tour. In a conversation moderated by Late Show host Stephen Colbert, Obama discussed topi...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Get Out

By Thomas Sheffield Many residents of Nashville have been told in no certain terms, to get out of our neighborhoods, get out of those houses, get out of our community, get out of our city, just get out!  Nashville’s rapid growth has caused developer...

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Pendleton Carves a Legacy of His Own at WDIA

By Wiley Henry MEMPHIS, TN — By now most people know that WDIA AM 1070 was the first radio station in the United States in 1949 to provide programming entirely for blacks featuring black radio personalities. Alonzo Pendleton, WDIA’s chief engineer, w...

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Out of solitary confinement, yet the struggle continues

“Virginia Torture Chamber” – Art: Peter Kamau Mukuria (Comrade Pitt), 1197165, Red Onion Prison, P.O. Box 1900, Pound VA 24279 by Comrade Pitt After seven years of being warehoused in Virginia’s Solitary Confinement under the most restrictive...

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Juneteenth Celebrations Set for Historic, Personal Reasons

By Clint Confehr FRANKLIN, TN — Celebrations of freedom from slavery starting in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865 grow annually. Juneteenth was the day of emancipation for the last slaves in this nation as announced by Union troops in Galveston 10 w...