Davidson County, TN

Alleged burglars hit more than 80 businesses across Nashville with sledgehammers, crowbars

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — According to Metro Nashville Police, detectives assigned to all eight precincts continue to work to identify three male suspects responsible for more than 80 business burglaries, primarily restaurants, in which they quickly make entry by smashing through windows and doors before going directly to offices and registers and fleeing with cash and small safes.
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Nashville Scene

Tennessee Supreme Court Finds Gov. Lee's Education Savings Account Program Constitutional

On Wednesday, the Tennessee Supreme Court decided that Gov. Bill Lee’s Education Savings Account program is constitutional after it was held up in court for two years. The Education Savings Account Pilot Program, also called the ESA Act, was controversial legislation from Gov. Lee that barely passed in 2019. The law would allow for certain students in Davidson and Shelby counties to receive public education funds to attend private schools. Both counties sued the state on the grounds that it violates the Tennessee Constitution by targeting Nashville and Memphis.

TN Supreme Court approves controversial school voucher program

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Tennessee Supreme Court approved Governor Bill Lee’s school voucher program for Shelby and Davidson Counties on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. The program gives eligible families public money to send their children to private schools. The state legislature passed the Education Savings Account Act. in...

A Texas Ranch House We’d Never Want to Leave

On a remote land parcel in west-central Texas, amidst stately boulders and the sprawling expanse of Hill Country, sits a working ranch and cattle farm fondly dubbed Rockin’ 8 Ranch. Located on an impressive 350 acres, the property features a 2,700-square-foot main house with one primary bedroom suite, a detached guest house with two bedrooms, and scenic views as far as the eye can see. Set on the side of a rocky hill overlooking Jim Ned Valley, this contemporary-meets-rustic abode is nothing short of spectacular.
Nashville Scene

Election Commission Looking at More Legal Games

This story is a partnership between the Nashville Banner and the Nashville Scene. The Nashville Banner is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization focused on civic news and will launch later this year. For more information, visit Over the past year, the Davidson County Election Commission has spent more than...

Residents call for changes at dangerous Smyrna intersection

Gas prices are hitting record highs almost daily with no relief in sight. A single mother hoping to create generational wealth is helping her two young sons transition into businessmen and she’s doing it in a creative way. Tuesday evening news update from News4 Nashville. Updated: 5 hours ago.
Tennessee Tribune

Too Many Candidates Running for State Senate Office

While the Tribune always acknowledge and embraces the right of any and all concerned individuals who consider themselves qualified to run for office, we also want to see a degree of stability and order in the process. The people who oppose Black progress are certainly unified. They are organized, and they co-ordinate their campaigns with this racist republican widespread gerrymandering. It is being spearheaded by white racist led legislators whose only glory on Sunday morning is to pray to the white master that they can keep turning the hate clock back.

TN Supreme Court: ESA Pilot Program does not violate Home Rule Amendment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - The Tennessee Supreme Court issued an opinion Wednesday that said Gov. Bill Lee’s Education Savings Account Pilot Program is not unconstitutional. The Tennessee General Assembly passed the ESA in 2019 which established a program allowing a limited number of eligible students to directly receive their share of state and local education funds, which would ordinarily be provided to the public school system they attend, to pay for a private school education and associated expense.