Metro officials urge calm, caution over swine flu

Mayor Dean, city officials urge the public to use caution in response to the news of a confirmed swine flu case in Nashville. More

Metro readies for 'historic' budget presentation

Mayor Dean prefaced has promised cuts for Metro departments, perhaps including even Metro Police and Metro Schools — his top priorities. More

Does McGavock idea fit mayor’s call for reform?

Changes made at state's largest high school could set a precedent for reforms at other district comprehensive high schools. More

Dean advocates for charter school law reform

At a meeting Wednesday, Mayor Karl Dean asked lawmakers to support a bill that would allow more students to be eligible for charter schools. More

School board budget recommends cutting 209 jobs, $15 million

Budget presented to Mayor Karl Dean includes cutting 130 teaching positions More

Metro and school system in funding dispute

Schools say Metro must maintain same level of funding as last year while Metro says it must provide the same budget percentage of funding More

City won’t raise property taxes, mayor says, though budget cuts are coming

Mayor Karl Dean’s annual State of Metro address Thursday gave assurances that he will not ask for a property tax increase next week when he presents a city operating budget proposal to Metro Council. More

Analysis: Center of attention

Metro officials, merchants and taxpayers want to see where the money is coming from for the planned Music City Center More

Rex: Googling digs up interesting info on Riebeling, Summers, Garcia

Find out what Rex learned while searching current and past Metro officials' names and what Karen Johnson's MySpace page says about a countywide campaign More

Mayor presides over first Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival

Mayor Karl Dean presided over the inaugural Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival Saturday afternoon on the Public Square downtown. More
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