nashville tennessee en Southern Festival of Books Begins Friday <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The 24th annual Southern Festival of Books kicks off Friday on Legislative Plaza in Nashville.</p><p>Festival officials say they’re expecting about 250 authors, most of them from the South. Every author will take part in a panel discussion, or do a solo reading, followed by a book signing.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 01:49:43 +0000 Mike Osborne 16601 at Southern Festival of Books Begins Friday More Nashville WWII Vets Awarded "Honor Flights" <div><p><span style="font-size: 11px;" id="_oneup">NASHVILLE, <font color="red">Tenn</font>. (AP) — A group of Nashville-area World War II veterans is getting a free flight to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II memorial built in their honor.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 11px;" id="_oneup">The local veterans and their guardians will fly out of Nashville International Airport on Wednesday morning.</span></p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 16:42:39 +0000 Associated Press 15361 at