Megan Barry

Special election for Mayor: What does the ballot look like?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - The special election to determine the new Mayor of Nashville is on May 24, and the race has no shortage of …

Elections

East Nashville residents fume over noisy Beck concert at Ascend Amphitheater

Complaints from East Nashville came in steadily Sunday night as residents from across the river once again found themselves protesting all that …

Shopping

Nashville Mayor David Briley to deliver his first State of Metro address Friday

Mayor David Briley will deliver his first State of Metro address on Friday at 10 a.m. from the Grand Reading Room of the Nashville Public Library's …

Megan Barry

Former mayor Megan Barry talks life after resignation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Megan Barry spoke to News 2 for the first time since her resignation on March 6. She was celebrating Record Store Day at …

Megan Barry

'Some Folks' Need to Get a Life and Stop Worrying About Megan Barry

We’ve talked before about how Mayor Barry’s kind of fame was more like that of a celebrity than a regular politician's level of fame, and how that …

Nashville

Special Metro Council committee investigating Megan Barry ready to dissolve - Nashville Business Journal

By Eric Snyder <br>– Managing Editor, Nashville Business Journal<p>Apr 13, 2018, 7:18am CDT<p>The special Metro Council committee that’s been investigating …

Nashville

TN Supreme Court rules special election required for mayoral election in May

Updated:Tuesday, April 10 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-04-10 17:35:04 GMT<p>The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Metro Nashville must hold a special …

University of Tennessee

11 early voting locations to open in Davidson County today

Davidson County residents will be able to cast their votes on the proposed transit plan at 11 different polling locations starting on Wednesday.

University of Tennessee

Sister Jean switches sports, tosses out 1st ball at Wrigley

Updated:Monday, April 16 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 04:18:11 GMT<p>Metro police say the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.<p>Metro police say …

Joe Biden

Tennessee Supreme Court hears Nashville election date case, plans decision this week

CLOSE<p>Mayor Megan Barry admitted to having had an extramarital affair with Sgt. Robert Forrest Jr., the police officer in charge of her security …

Elections

What Megan Barry's Downfall Shows Us About 'Prominent' Nashville

Joey Garrison, Nate Rau and Adam Tamburin over at <i>The</i> <i>Tennessean</i> have a great story about the last month of the Barry administration. It’s a story you …

Nashville

At least 11 qualify to run in special Nashville mayoral election to replace Megan Barry - Nashville Business Journal

By Eric Snyder <br>– Managing Editor, Nashville Business Journal<p>Apr 6, 2018, 7:05am CDT<p>At least 11 candidates have qualified to run in the special …

Nashville

2 Conservatives Enter Nashville Mayor's Race

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Two conservative candidates have officially entered the Nashville Mayor’s race.<p>Former conservative radio host turned podcaster …

Vanderbilt University

#MayoralChatter: Gilmore Gets in, Fox Stays Out

<i>Every week, we'll round up the news, speculation and general chatter about the upcoming mayoral election (and whatever else we feel like including).</i> …

Nashville

David Fox says he won't run for mayor in special election

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Former Nashville mayoral candidate David Fox announced Thursday he will not run in the upcoming special election.<p>Fox ran …

Elections

David Fox says he won't run for mayor of Nashville in August election

CLOSE<p>Nashville mayoral cadidate David Fox speaks to his supporters at an election watch party, explaining the major differences between himself and …

The Arts

Hooray for Nashville: A Southern City Finally Gets the Civil War Right

They’re building a new monument down in Nashville. To Robert E. Lee? Nathan Bedford Forrest? No, and no. It’s to—this is not a typo—African Americans …

Black History

Ex-Mayor Offers Donors Refunds After Resignation

Former Mayor Megan Barry is emailing campaign donors, offering refunds.<p>NASHVILLE, TN -- Donors to former Mayor Megan Barry's campaign coffer can get …

Megan Barry

Megan Barry offers campaign supporters their money back - Nashville Business Journal

By Meg Garner <br>– Reporter, Nashville Business Journal<p>Mar 22, 2018, 2:40pm CDT<p>Following her resignation, former Mayor Megan Barry is offering her …

Nashville

Today's Paper 03/22/2018

Front page March22, 2018<p>The Bay State’s top agricultural food crop could now face a 25 percent tariff on exports to Europe.<p>The new driver’s licenses, …

Nicolas Sarkozy

Sex, money, and the Nashville blues

In these Stormy Daniels times, it’s worth noting that a sex scandal has already ended the career of one American politician: a woman and a Democrat, …

Opinion

Top Metro Official Apologizes For Spending $135K Without OK

Metro COO Rich Riebeling, a key advisor to ex-mayors Dean and Barry, apologized for spending $135,000 without proper approval.<p>NASHVILLE, TN -- In a …

Urban Design

Rob Forrest Pays $45K Restitution

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Former Police Sgt. Robert Forrest handed over the $45,000 he was ordered to repay after accepting a plea deal on theft charges, …

Megan Barry

Rob Forrest pays $45K back to city, now on unsupervised probation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Rob Forrest, the former head of security for ex-mayor Megan Barry, is now on unsupervised probation after paying the city …

Crime

NewsChannel 5’s Phil Williams on Chasing the Barry Affair Story

News of Mayor Megan Barry’s affair with her head of security, police Sgt. Rob Forrest, seemed to break fast. And the story kept growing. From the …

Nashville

Ep. 24 — Chasing the Megan Barry Scandal With Phil Williams

For the latter, we spoke to NewsChannel 5’s Phil Williams, who was first on the story and responsible for more than one of its juicier twists and …

Nashville

Who Killed Gitem Demissie?

When Zelalem Amare’s flight landed in Ethiopia in late March of last year, he was stunned by what he saw. A mass of friends, family and acquaintances …

Nashville

Chancellor OKs August Mayoral Election

Davidson County Chancellor Claudia Bonnyman on Wednesday sided with Metro officials and dismissed a lawsuit pushing for the upcoming mayoral election …

Nashville

David Briley: The Accidental Mayor

Vice Mayor David Briley’s phone was blowing up.<p>He parked at the council offices and did a routine check-in with council attorney Mike Jameson. After …

Nashville

Tennessee editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers:<p>March 4<p>The Knoxville News Sentinel on a bill to make autopsy reports secret<p>Sen. Joey Hensley, a …

Business