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Posted on: May 6, 2019

State, city leaders discuss study to improve traffic along South Corridor

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Nolensville residents demand more funds for fire safety in public meeting

NOLENSVILLE — After last month's aldermen meeting, Heather Bates sat in her car with her fingers flying across her phone's keyboard. 

While coming to aldermen for another issue, she sat through the entire Board of Mayor and Aldermen meet...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Newsmaker: Michelle Lacewell, Deputy Dir. Greater Nashville Regional Council

As Middle Tennessee continues growing so do the traffic problems. Particularly those down I-65 from Davidson County to Maury  County. But help is on the way. The "South Corridor Study" is hoping to find new ways to relieve traffic heada...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Vanderbilt Poll: Nashville residents uneasy about growth

Recent polling by Vanderbilt University shows increasing concerns from Nashville residents about the city’s explosive growth.

Poll results indicate a growing number of residents think the city is no longer “on the right track,&rdquo...

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Posted on: April 27, 2019

Nashville Breaks NFL Draft Record

The Draft was expected to bring 300,000 total people across the three days, but after just the First Round on Thursday night the total attendance was already up to over 200,000. Friday also saw a total of over 200,000 for the Second and Third Rounds.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

State Senate to cut taxes instead of fully funding Medicaid waiver for disabled children

NASHVILLE — After speculation over whether the state Senate would agree to fund a Medicaid waiver program to provide medical treatment for disabled children, the upper chamber has announced its plan: Pay for part of it, while using additional funds to red...
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Posted on: April 21, 2019

Nashville recycling at pivotal point as state's busiest landfill nears closure

In as few as five years Tennessee’s busiest landfill in Murfreesboro could run out of space, and thousands of tons of trash each day will have to be trucked to other communities.

The region's wasteful trash habits are now coming into focus becaus...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Gammons Lane landfill cleanup could be costly for Trousdale County

Leaching of water at an old landfill site in Trousdale County could require hundreds of thousands of dollars in cleanup costs.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Efforts underway to bring rail spur into Stewart-Houston Industrial Park

If a prospective business should specify rail access is necessary for them to choose to locate in the Stewart-Houston Industrial Park, officials might soon be able to quickly comply with their request...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Hendersonville committee to recommend city hire a city administrator

The Hendersonville ad hoc committee formed to review whether the city should hire a city administrator is ready to share its findings in a final report which concludes the city would benefit from such a position

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Is telecommuting the solution to heavy Nashville traffic?

Tired of Nashville traffic? Yes, that's a rhetorical question. However, this next one isn't. Have you asked your boss if you can work from home? If you are the head of the company, have you considered letting workers telecommute?

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Spring Hill Thoroughfare update to focus on public

The city is looking to update its major thoroughfare plan, a living document, or roadmap, to how Spring Hill will develop its roads and infrastructure through 2040.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

A possible 676 more residences to provide growth spurt to Mt. Juliet's core

The middle of Mt. Juliet will experience a growth spurt that could be up to 676 more residences that represent three very different developments. Two developments that total 344 units have been approved by the city commission

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Regional Council salutes public-private partnership behind sales tax referendum to fund new schools

The Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) has recognized the Williamson County partnership that led to a successful February 2018 referendum for funding to facilitate school construction/renovation projects.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Hendersonville board approves Forest Park Development despite concerns of overcrowded schools, roads

Residents who spoke both in favor of and against the proposed 626-home Forest Park development agree on one thing: change is coming to Hendersonville in the form of growth.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Changes planned for downtown Murfreesboro traffic

New traffic signals are coming to Broad at Front and Vine streets, which should help significantly with the congested traffic.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

4 ways technology could ease Nashville's traffic crunch

Our common traffic frustrations and the prospects of it getting worse is something that neither side of the transit issue wants. Despite the failed vote, we all seem to agree something must be done.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Music City Star gets 7th train station

Hamilton springs will be the 7th train stop for the Music City Star -- and it's Tennessee’s first transit-oriented development community, where people live and can commute in the same area without using their vehicles.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Franklin announces $2 million grant from TDOT for Harlinsdale Park path, bridge from Chestnut Bend

Franklin Mayor Ken Moore announced Thursday the award of a $2 million Transportation Alternative Grant to the City of Franklin for the Park at Harlinsdale Farm multi-use path.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Donelson Transit development envisions 'downtown' for one of nation's hottest ZIP codes

The Donelson plan, which Metro Council began vetting in March, would create a district where MDHA could devote up to $30 million of Metro tax revenue to “fund infrastructure, affordable housing and economic-development activities.”

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

1-Million T-DOT Grant To Improve Mercury Blvd. Sidewalks

State Senators Bill Ketron and Shane Reeves report that a $1-million grant will be used to improve sidewalks on Mercury Boulevard.

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