nashville

11:18am

Wed February 8, 2012
More than 37,000 Sign On-line Petition

Nashville Woman Challenges Banking Giant

Occupy Nashville is using the website change.org to gather support for a Nashville woman facing foreclosure.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 37,000 people have signed an online petition calling on JP Morgan Chase & Co. not to foreclose on an elderly Nashville woman.

A news release from petition website change.org says Helen Bailey is a 78-year-old homeowner who has paid her mortgage for years. It says she fell behind on payments due to medical bills.

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11:38am

Thu February 2, 2012
Scarritt-Bennett Conference Attracts 20+ Scholars

"Big-I" Conference Explores Religion's Evolution

Rabi Rami Shapiro
Scarritt-Bennett Center

MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT)  --  What will religion and spirituality look like in years to come?  That’s the big question being explored this weekend during the “Big I” conference being held at the Wisdom House at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville.

More than 20 speakers from across the nation and representing different faith backgrounds will be on hand to offer their insights. The conference will include both formal presentations and opportunities for attendees to interact with the featured speakers.

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9:58am

Tue January 17, 2012
MTSU Students Join 800 Service Day Volunteers

Tennesseans Volunteer During MLK Day of Service

(Left to Right) U.S. Sen. Bob Corker; Corinne C. Bergeron, Jackson National Life Insurance Company; Brian Williams, Hands On Nashville; and Mayor Karl Dean join volunteers in painting Nashville Fire Department
City of Nashville

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  More than 800 area volunteers helped spruce up Nashville Fire stations and a local homeless charity over the long holiday weekend as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service.

The event was sponsored by Hands On Nashville and Mayor Karl Dean’s Impact Nashville initiative. Dean and Senator Bob Corker joined volunteers yesterday as they added a new coat of paint to Fire House 19.

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11:57am

Mon November 28, 2011
From a Chamber of Commerce Report

Nashville Attracting Residents from Larger Cities

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A recent study by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce found that Middle Tennessee has experienced a wave of relocations in the past five years. People are moving to the area from other parts of the country at a much higher rate than other metro areas.

Los Angeles was the biggest contributor of new residents from 2005 to 2009. Those relocating include about 600 who came with Nissan North America.

Nancy Eisenbrandt is a Chamber spokesperson.

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8:32pm

Wed November 23, 2011
Mayor Dean Says High-Tech Jobs are Welcome

LifePoint Moves Headquarters to Nashville

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  --  Metro Davidson County has scored a rare economic victory over its upscale neighbor Williamson County.

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean was joined Tuesday by Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty at a press conference to announce that the LifePoint hospital group would be relocating its corporate headquarters to an office park on the metro side of Brentwood.

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