Kirk Douglas, Spartacus Dies at 103

Kirk Douglas one of the leading stars of Hollywood’s golden age, has died. He was 103.

The Spartacus acting legend, who had been in good health since suffering a stroke in 1996, is survived by his wife of 65 years, Anne, and his sons Michael, Joel, and Peter.

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Legal Help Can Restore Lost Public Assistance Benefits

By Russell Overby and Hanna Callicutt, Legal Aid Society

For Tennesseans who are dependent on public assistance benefits, a difference of $100 or $200 in their monthly budgets can dramatically affect the way they live. If their monthly income drops by even a small amount, it can mean that bills don’t get […]

MAYOR JOHN COOPER CREATES PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT TEAM, APPOINTS DIEGO EGUIARTE AS DIRECTOR

Diego Eguiarte

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Today, as part of his agenda to improve accountability and transparency at all levels of Metro Government, Mayor John Cooper announced that his administration has created a Performance Management Team within the Mayor’s Office.

Pursuant to Amendment 1 passed on August 1, 2019, the Performance Management Team will […]

Puerto Rico hit by 5.8-magnitude earthquake, causing power outages and damage

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico early Monday, causing power outages and damage to homes, according to the US Geological Survey.

Its epicenter was recorded around 6:32 a.m. at a shallow depth of 6 miles off the coast of the Caribbean island, 8 miles south of Indios, the agency said.

There were power outages reported […]

Hispanics help Nashville become state’s largest city

Nashville’s faster growing Hispanic population is a significant factor in that city’s moving ahead of Memphis to become Tennessee’s largest city, U.S. Census Bureau numbers show.

Census count numbers show that Memphis’ Hispanic population increased from 20,189 in 2000 to 41,994 in 2010 while the Nashville Hispanic population increased from 25,774 to 60,390.

In 2010, […]