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Friends of Sevier Park to choose coordinator

Vanzant takes on challenge in packed talk-show arena

Author Iyanla Vanzant has overcome so many obstacles it

Move your mother-in-law in the Jeep Liberty

New Jeep Liberty, perfect urban vehicle. Small outside, big inside, get in with no climbing or squatting. Quick, nimble, park it anywhere. Turns on a dime.

Wannabe millionaires test intellect, stamina

Throngs of the clever, or at least the shameless, showed up at Loews Vanderbilt Plaza Tuesday to take a multiple choice written test for ABC

Vandross, Babyface top summer soul reissues

More classic R&B and soul music titles are being reissued currently. Contemporary fans are seeking them because so many new artists are either covering vintage songs or celebrating veteran artists in their compositions. More

City Picks

Here are just a few headlines from today's City Picks: Guest bartender slings drinks for a good cause, Making a Mexican mess of food, Stinging you with laughter and American art featured at Williams. More

A new-styled dating game called ElimiDate has taken to the airwaves on FOX as a daily daytime show airing at 1 p.m. and midnight. The concept involves one guy or girl dating four of the opposite sex at the same time, eliminating three of the contestants to find his or her ideal mate.

Random acts of kindness

Different ways you can make a difference to others: Join other golfers and givers at the 2001 Northwestern Mutual Finance Network Mini-Masters Golf Tournament to benefit Safe Haven Family Shelter, The American Heart Association is now signing up businesses and individuals to help raise funds to fight America

Lugging heavy loads

Back To Class - Kids today carry the weight of the world on their shoulders. Once only the staple of the hiker, backpacks are not only the new book bag, they carry everything precious to kids these days

Texas exhibit delights legendary fiddler

Johnny Gimble featured in new Country Music Hall of Fame event, the exhibit, which is titled Nashville Salutes Texas! Country from the Lone Star State opens Aug. 18. More

Arts in Tennessee feel sting of legislative budget battle

Art enthusiasts across the region bemoan the loss to the Tennessee Arts Commission, which will be denied a significant amount of its usual annual state funding. Under the budget that returned after legislators overrode the governor

Civil rights leader Hooks chairs Human Rights Commission

Former NAACP director Dr. Benjamin Hooks will serve as chairman of the Tennessee Human Rights Commission next year. More

Artists invited to exhibit

Area artists have an opportunity to exhibit their work at the annual outdoor festival of original crafts, art and music at the Centennial Art Center in September. More

Tailgate party pleasers

Sports fans, football season is upon us. While the players are readying themselves to sweat it out on the field, we must tackle the issue of what to serve at the tailgate parties. Will you keep it simple or go all out? See what other fans do before you get started planning the menus, then decide which kind of pigskin party you want to throw. More

Thornton becoming coach's favorite

Tennessee Titans defensive line coach Jim Washburn is a big fan of John Thornton. He likes Thornton More

Running backs Green, Linton show promise

The running game is crucial to the offensive success of the Tennessee Titans and coach Jeff Fisher got a long look at a pair of rushers - Mike Green and Jonathan Linton who are both seeking to be the backup for Pro Bowl running back Eddie George. More

Pedestrian bridge traffic concern on Rutledge Hill

Citing problems involving theft and vandalism, some business owners in the Rutledge Hill neighborhood south of downtown say they want a pedestrian bridge that connects their area to the J.C. Napier public housing complex either to be closed permanently or off limits at night. More

Superspeedway gets passing grade from drivers

The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series likes to brag about its rough and tumble, no-holds-barred style of racing. That reputation, coupled with Nashville Superspeedway More

Kats have hands full with high-flying QB

The Kats are the 11th team to earn back-to-back trips to the ArenaBowl. Five of those teams have won on their return trip, with four of them having lost the first time. The winner of this year More

Tae kwon do school has Killen instinct

BACK TO CLASS - At Roger Killen's Tae kwon do Plus School on Nolensville Road, people are taught an important lesson