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Report: Speaker Beth Harwell Says She Will Run For Governor

Citing a Facebook post on Friday by a former chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reported on Sunday that Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) says she will be running for the Republican nomination for governor in 2018: For well over a year, Tennessee House…

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Nashville Democrat State Rep. Brenda Gilmore Opposed Illegal Immigration Ten Years Ago

Tennessee Star

Prior to being elected as a Democrat to represent Davidson County’s 54th district in the Tennessee General Assembly, State Rep. Brenda Gilmore (D-Nashville) served on the Metro Council of Nashville and Davidson County from 1999-2007. During her last year serving on the Metro Council, Gilmore sponsored Resolution No.RS2007-1753, “A Resolution…

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Three Teens Arrested In Nashville For Robbing Cab Driver At Gunpoint

Three teens were arrested Friday morning after allegedly robbing a cab driver at gunpoint outside a Nashville apartment building. The suspects fled after the incident on Glastonbury Road near I-40 and Briley Parkway. Police deployed spike strips on I-40 East near Old Hickory Boulevard to stop their vehicle. Jose Calderon-Auguilar,…

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Metro Nashville Public Schools Proposes Expanding Programs For English Learners

Tennessee Star

Metro Nashville Public Schools hopes to spend $4.7 million on adding numerous new positions next year to meet the needs of students who have a native language other than English. In the district’s proposed budget for the 2017-2018 school year, MNPS plans to add 31 English Learner (EL) teachers to…

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