NASHVILLE, Tenn. (NELSON) -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is celebrating the start of summer by opening a couple of new exhibits.
A media preview for the exhibition, Creation Story: Gee’s Bend Quilts and the Art of Thorton Dial was held Thursday, May 25th. The shows examine the connections between folk and self-taught artists of the American South.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Gas prices continue to fall across the nation and here in Middle Tennessee.
The average price for regular gasoline has fallen five cents across the country in the past week to $3.63 according to Triple A’s daily Fuel Gauge Report. The national average has fallen 18 cents in the past month and is currently 16 cents below the average price this time last year.
MUFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A new report by Mid-State economists suggests the recovery of new home construction has stalled in Tennessee.
Economists with the Center for Business and Economic Research at Middle Tennessee State University says single family home construction permits began trending higher in the second half of 2011, but stalled out again early this year.
Steve Jensen, president of the Rutherford County Builders Association, concedes recovery is a long way off, but says his members are starting to see some light at the end of the recession tunnel.