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Elaine Ganick, mother of invention. Elaine Ganick is an inventor More

Callie's one cool cat

Sometimes a cat just has to be a cat. For Callie, a feline of ferocious appetite, being a cat is not just a fact of nature; it

Opa y'all! The Greek Festival is back

Opa! For those of you not up on your Greek greetings, that means, "y'all come" this weekend (today through Sunday) to Nashville's annual Greek Festival. If you More

An international program designed to feed the hungry while providing a unique experience for those who contribute will be held in Nashville for the first time. The Empty Bowls Project started at a high school in Michigan in 1990. Students decided to create bowls as part of an effort to raise funds for a food drive. More

Hey, kids

Hey, kids, it's time to get your first job! No, you're not too young or too little to help around the house. Not only will the chores you learn to do now help prepare you for being a grownup, but also your family needs you on their clean team. When we're members of a family, it's important to work together and put in some "family duty." If everyone works together, there's more time to play together. More

KidsTalk

After talking with some great kids at Crieve Hall Elementary School, one thing is clear

You Can Win!

Send us your acronym for SPLAT!, and if yours is the best, we More

City Picks

Here are the headlines in today's City Picks: Parents wanted by NashvilleREAD, Relive '1776' at Theaterworks and Radio Cafe' hosts WoodSongs Coffeehouse show on WYYB.

Gospel Hall of Fame inducts eight members

Elvis Presley, better known for his rock and country exploits, and longtime star vocalist and former member of the Caravans Albertina Walker head the list of eight artists who will be inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame by the Gospel Music Association (GMA) Nov. 27 at the Ryman Auditorium. The inductees were announced Tuesday by GMA President Frank Breeden. More

Welcome to Arts & Letters

ARTS & LETTERS - Special section. More

Bookworms

Victoria Elliott from the Nashville Public Library suggests books for reading on your own if you're interested in learning more about being helpful. More

United Way starts fund raising effort

The United Way of Metropolitan Nashville will launch its annual fundraising workplace campaign this week, 2001 campaign chair Anne L. Russell said. United Way campaigns generally run from the beginning of September until the end of November, but this year the non-profit has decided to forego a campaign kick-off event. The goal has been set at $25 million, $1.9 million more than was reported last year. More

Council postpones dwelling bill vote

The Metro Council Tuesday night postponed until its first November meeting voting on a bill that would allow for greater flexibility regarding the building of second dwelling units within the city

Garcia: Strategic plan has measurable student targets

In what has been a non-stop tour through the city, speaking his mind on plans to improve Metro Schools

Rolle negotiations inching closer to deal

The Samari Rolle negotiations inched closer to completion on Tuesday, but the deal has still not yet been finalized. More

Beware new lure allure

When the fishing bug bit me, back some 45 years ago, there weren't half as many fishermen or half as many artificial lures. Fish were more plentiful, fishing boats were slow and life was easy on the water. There were no electric fishing motors to speak of, and those who did own one were filthy rich. More

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Preds may send four to Olympics

Nashville Predators goaltender Mike Dunham spent Saturday making three stops on the team

Blue Raiders savor victory, wary of Troy St.

Middle Tennessee football coach Andy McCollum doesn

News Briefs

Here are the headlines in today's News Briefs: Youth Council sponsors concert, Arthritis Foundation offers teacher class, Entrepreneurship forum scheduled and Mini-golf tourney to benefit shelter.