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Metros' move to Virginia final

The A-League Metros are dead after this season. Long live the League-To-Be-Determined-Later Metros. The formal announcement that A-League rights for the Metros had been sold to a New-York based group of investors seeking to revive the Hampton Roads Mariners franchise in Virginia came yesterday. More

Insurance, guarantee at heart of Rolle holdout

In the eyes of the Tennessee Titans, Samari Rolle being AWOL from practice Tuesday is looked upon as a holdout and a fineable/suspendable offense. In the eyes of Rolle More

VU players react to Perkins' departure


Replacement officials may work Lions games

Samari Rolle

Cohen Building project gets MDHA renovation assistance

The Metro Development and Housing Agency Board of Commissioners unanimously voted yesterday to facilitate a loan of $300,000 in tax increment financing to assist owners of downtown

School board sets expenditures priorities

The Davidson County Board of Education prioritized a list of expenditures Tuesday night recommended by the board

New magazines offer readers spice, controversy, variety

For vastly different reasons, David Walker and Roy S. Johnson may be the most interesting personalities within the black magazine publishing universe. More

Belmont University hits record student number

Belmont University reached a record-high enrollment of 3,119 students Tuesday and more were expected before the 11 p.m. deadline for registration. More

Steine selects Council committee chairs

Nashville Vice Mayor Ronnie Steine announced yesterday his picks for Metro Council committee chairs, with first-termer Jim Shulman to oversee the high-profile Budget and Finance Committee. More

ADA sidewalk repairs to cost city $3 million


Bellevue residents defeat grocery

Strong opposition to a proposed grocery store development in Bellevue has apparently killed the project, at least for now. An H.G. Hills super grocery store was planned at the corner of Harding Pike and Bellevue Road. More

Nominees for CMA Awards announced

The nominees for The 35th Annual Country Music Association Awards were announced at a press conference Tuesday at Adelphia Coliseum

News Briefs

Here are the headlines in today's News Briefs: Gore to lecture at Fisk this fall, Anti-violence group gets NES donation, Blood drive gives Titans tickets and Cleveland elected auditorium chair.

Death Notices

Minority children grow on shoulders of giants

Two Nashville men were in the news this week because they believe young people should not be held back because of the color of their skin. John Seigenthaler and Don McGehee, with far different connections and far different support for their efforts, have the same commitment to youngsters of our community trying to overcome decades of disrespect and disadvantage. More

Artists expanding frontiers of gospel music

Few audiences resist experimentation and innovation more strongly than gospel fans. Anyone stretching musical boundaries or utilizing odd instrumentation must face the charge that they

Global warming won

The news media has leaped to erroneous conclusions from a summary of a yet-to-be-released 3,000-page report. A follow-up study on global warming was released June 2001 by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academy of Science.

Choose to be positive

We are what we think. Positive thoughts don

Cray reaffirms the soulful elements in his music

When Robert Cray

The 2001 Subaru Forester solves burning issues

Now here's my plan. Supply each congressperson with a 2001 Subaru Forester and send him or her on a year-long tour of all 48 contiguous states. Forbid them to drive on interstate highways. The reason to select a vehicle from another country is to promote the goals of the World Trade Organization. After Seattle and Genoa, it needs all the help it can get.