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McNair welcomes camp

The hot, muggy two-a-day practices of training camp have never looked so good to Steve McNair. That More

Winger Walker finalizes deal with Preds

Predators Executive Vice President/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed right wing Scott Walker. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. More

Swimmers rule the pool

Metro Parks held their final citywide swim meet Tuesday, and Whites Creek, with a split team, took first and second place while Richland and East finished third. More

De-policing breeds crime, doesn

A Seattle policeman explained de-policing as: "Parking under a shady tree to work on a crossword puzzle is a great alternative to being labeled a racist and being dragged through an inquest, a review board, an FBI and U.S. attorney investigation, and a lawsuit." More

Donelson Americans LL World Series bound

The 12-2 Donelson Americans started their All-Star season with one goal in mind

Line a tough barrier to overcome

Whether on the attack on defense or protecting their quarterback on offense, few, if any, do it better than the Nashville Kats. More

Reclaiming Confederate flag angers older black generation

The cover of the current CD by Southern rappers Lil Jon and the East Side Boyz has a photo that will certainly anger and infuriate many older blacks, particularly veterans of the Civil Rights movement. More

Death Notices

Allstate links with Woodbine to aid first-time homebuyers

Some Nashville homebuyers with limited resources will soon have one less hurdle to overcome, thanks to the Allstate Foundation and the Woodbine Community Organization. More

Fund-raiser aids Friends of Eakin

Friends of Eakin raised $8,000 at its 5K and one-mile fun walk on July 28. The organization was founded to explore the preservation of the historic Eakin and Cavert School buildings on Fairfax Avenue. More

News Briefs

Here are the headlines in today's News Briefs: Opryland continues Titanic exhibit, TSU elects student government president, Gaylord awards $1000 scholarships, and Baptist Hospital offers asthma tests. More

Courthouse renovation planned

The courthouse was built in 1936, and has undergone several minor renovations, but none of the magnitude currently needed to update it.

Councilman wants schools' needs met

If Donelson Councilman Bruce Stanley has his way, the board of education will have a say in residential growth plans and the planning commission will influence the building of new schools and any increases in size of current ones. More

TDOT moves ahead to improve traffic flow

The Tennessee Department of Transportation

Watkins won't purchase Bible college property

Watkins College of Art & Design officials have announced they will no longer pursue plans to purchase the Free Will Baptist Bible College property on West End Avenue, according to school President Jim Brooks. More

Cigarette substitute still a deadly weapon

Beginning this month, Star expects to boost revenues when it test markets Ariva, a lozenge that contains 60 percent crushed tobacco mixed with eucalyptus and mint flavorings, to provide a nicotine jolt for smokers in places they can no longer smoke

Magnet schools raise bar for comprehensive programs

Magnet schools offer specific programs in the arts, sciences, etc. and are not limited to a specific geographic area. Comprehensive schools offer more conventional educational programs. More

Titans' Godfrey in right place

Godfrey, who joined the Titans as a free-agent signee from the Dallas Cowboys last season, might not fit the prototypical middle linebacker mold, but he is a perfect fit for the Titans More

Titans activate George

The Tennessee Titans on Tuesday activated running back Eddie George off the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, meaning the running back will be eligible to begin practicing with the team. More

TN independent higher education: a good investment

CITY SPEAK - These institutions of higher learning offer a diverse array of learning experiences designed to fit the personal needs of each student.