Aerial view of the Sulpher Dell construction site.
Credit City of Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Archeologists digging at the construction site for Nashville's new minor league baseball stadium have unearthed artifacts believed to be nearly a 1000 years old.
Middle Tennessee State University Archaeologist Kevin Smith says fire pits and broken pieces of ceramic pans were uncovered at Sulphur Dell. They suggest the area once held a large workshop where mineral water was boiled to collect salt, a valuable trading commodity.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — The State of Tennessee has released a surprisingly lean three-year, $1.5 billion transportation program.
The Haslam administration says the plan takes a conservative approach because of uncertainty over future federal transportation funding. The budget contains no money to pay for new project engineering studies.