Council plucks backyard poultry bill

I do believe in my heart we don’t need to have poultry in the urban services district,' councilman Carl Burch says More '

Council moving to allow backyard fowl, with exceptions

A surprise hot topic on Metro Council this year has been the issue of allowing residents to keep chickens in their backyards in residential areas More

Commentary: Laying out the nondiscrimination ordinance

Emotional discrimination issue separates conservative and liberal members of the Metro Council. More

Council considers regulating backyard chickens

Filling the void as a hot button issue on Metro Council — regulating backyard chickens. More

Rex: Jameson not too fond of Wild Beaver

Duvall slip-up leads to anal examination, Bredesen absent from Obama health care debate, school board meeting is quite a bore and more. More

Rex and The City: Slumdog legislator

CORRECTED VERSION: Rex learns that one member of the state House of Representatives is working on getting his own bailout package More

Council seeks to legalize community gardens in Nashville

The bill would fix a quirk outlawing open lots in residential areas to be used for growing food crops and flowers. More

LaLonde wins District 18 runoff election

Unofficial results from the Metro Council District 18 runoff election show Kristine LaLonde with 672 votes to beat out Stephenie Dodson with 476 votes. More

District 18 voters to decide Council seat today

 LaLonde, Dodson both say race likely will come down to get-out-the-vote efforts. More

LaLonde, Belmont respond to negative mailer

The Nashville Neighborhood Defense Fund sent out a negative mailer piece to District 18 voters this week slamming candidate Kristine LaLonde for employment with Belmont University and tying her to prominent Nashville lobbyists. More
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