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CREATED Jul 24, 2014 - UPDATED: Sep 19, 2014

Saturday, September 20, 2014

  • Monroe Harding held a Foster Care Carnival to try and help educate prospective parents. For more information on how you can get involved, visit their website

Friday, September 19, 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

  • The Metropolitan Action Commission encourages any resident that has not received assistance from the agency with their utility payment since last October to apply before the end of this month. You can apply at www.nashville.gov/mac .

Friday, September 12, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

  • The Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center is waiving fees to adopt cats and kittens. More info: http://on.nc5.co/1xQqZS7

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014

  • For more information on the efforts to find Nikki Burgess click here

Friday, September 5, 2014

  • Get rewarded for recycling at Live on the Green with a chance to win iPad Minis, Kroger Cards and more. Get more information here: thegreatrecycle.com.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

  • Gaylord Opryland Resort is now hiring 400 seasonal positions in preparation for its 31st annual A Country Christmas celebration. Applications are now being accepted at jobs.marriott.com (keyword: Opryland). Qualified applicants will be scheduled to attend hiring events in September and October.
  • The City of Brentwood is conducting a 2015 Special Census. Forms will be mailed out, but can also be completed online at www.brentwood-tn.org/census.
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is enlisting the support of volunteers at its lakes on the Cumberland River and its tributaries in support of National Public Lands Day Sept. 27. To locate National Public Lands Day events near you, visit http://www.publiclandsday.org/.
  • For more information, go to Tennessee State Fair

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

  • For more information on the 'Remembering Waylon' auction, visit. www.guernsey's.com
  • A new NHTSA website helps people find out whether a certain type car has been recalled. Visit SaferCar.gov and click on the recalls tab, or NHTSA.dot.gov for information. 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Monday, September 1, 2014

  • Boots to honor fallen soldiers can be mailed into the Army Community Services SOS office located at 2703 Michigan Ave., Fort Campbell, Kentucky 42223 at Fort Campbell via FedEx or UPS.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014

  • For more information on how to look up possible recalls issued for your vehicle, visit the NHTSA's website and enter in your vehicle's VIN number. You can also visit myCarfax for more information.
  • For more information about TN Stars 529 program and web-based seminars on saving for college, visit http://www.tnstars.com.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

  • Hands On Nashville Day is Saturday, September 20. Online registration opens Thursday, August 28. Sign up here: http://www.hon.org/honday

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

  • To help Hank Freeman, the Little League World Series Umpire who lost his home in a fire: http://on.nc5.co/1vkGI9H
  • Championship Playoff Tickets Go On Sale Wednesday for the Nashville sounds: ticket information

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Monday, August 18, 2014

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Friday, August 15, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

  • VA  Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Town Hall Forums:
     
     Murfreesboro:
     August 19, 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
     Alvin C. York Campus, Auditorium, 3400 Lebanon Pike, Murfreesboro, TN

    Clarksville:
    September 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Clarksville Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville, Tn 

    Nashville: 
    September 22, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
    Nashville Campus, Multi-Purpose Room, 1310 24th Ave. South, Nashville

    Chattanooga:
    September 24, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
    Chattanooga VA Outpatient Clinic, 150 Debra Rd. Suite 5200, Bldg 6200, Chattanooga, TN
     
  • South Nashville Little League All-Stars:
    http://www.gofundme.com/7c33yg
    https://twitter.com/SNashBaseball
    https://www.facebook.com/SouthNashvilleLittleLeagueBaseball?ref=br_tf
  • Email your response to the Department of the Army’s recent news on Army Force restructuring at Support Ft. Campbell

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Friday, August 8, 2014

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

  • For more information on how you can help volunteer with the Nashville Adult Literacy Council, visit their website

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • National Night Out Against Crime event locations in East Nashville, include: the Inglewood Neighborhood event at Isaac Litton Middle School at 5:30 p.m.; the event at Baxter Heights located at 3728 Hilltop Lane at 6:30 p.m.; James A. Cayce Homes on S 8th event at 5 p.m.; Gra-Mar Middle School, located at 575 Joyce Lane at 6:30 p.m.; and the Women of Worth event on McFerrin Avenue near Seymour Avenue at 5:30 p.m. 

Monday, August 4, 2014

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Thursday, July 24, 2014

 Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  •  The American Red Cross has issued an urgent call for donations. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information.
  • The Titans have unveiled the new menu at LP Field for the 2014-2015 season.
  • Locations to drop off school supplies: MNPS Central Office - 2601 Bransford Avenue and Martin Professional Development Center - 2400 Fairfax Ave. You can also take donated supplies to these branches of the Nashville Public Library: Bellevue, East, Edmondson Pike, Hermitage, Madison and the Main Library downtown.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  Monday, July 21, 2014

 Saturday, July 19, 2014

Friday, July 18, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

  • The city of Gallatin wants you to visit. They've launched a new ad campaign and new site you can check out before you visit: http://gallatinwelcomesyou.com/
  • A donation page has been set up to help the family of a White House boy fighting for his life after being found at the bottom of the shallow end of a camp pool. You can donate here: http://www.gofundme.com/bi4b1c 

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

 Sunday, July 6, 2014

Friday, July 4, 2014

Thursday, July 4, 2014

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

  • Road closures as a result of Fourth of July Celebrations: 
  • Sidewalks on Commerce (2nd Avenue to 3rd Avenue) - closed for set-up as needed; otherwise to remain open for pedestrian access
  • Sidewalks on 3rd Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) - closed for set-up as needed; otherwise to remain open for pedestrian access
  • Sidewalks underside of Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue - closed for set-up as needed; otherwise to remain open for pedestrian access
  • Sidewalks underside of Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge from 2nd Avenue to 4th Avenue - closed for set-up as needed; otherwise to remain open for pedestrian access
  • Sidewalks on Gay Street Connector (1st Avenue to 1st Avenue) - closed for set-up as needed; otherwise to remain open for pedestrian access
  • Broadway (2nd Avenue to 3rd Avenue) – NO PARKING
  • Broadway (3rd Avenue to 4th Avenue) – NO PARKING
  • 2nd Avenue (Demonbreun to Church Street) – NO PARKING
  • 3rd Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) – NO PARKING
  • 4th Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) – NO PARKING
  • Commerce Street (2nd Avenue to 10th Avenue) – NO PARKING
  • Commerce Street (4th Avenue to 10th Avenue) - NO PARKING
  • Molloy Street (1st Avenue to 4th Avenue) – NO PARKING
  • For more information on the ALCU-TN
  • For more information on the Graco recall

Monday, June 30, 2014

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Friday, June 27, 2014

Thursday, June 26, 2014

  • If you have a photo of a soldier who lost his or her life in Vietnam, please visit the website of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s Education Center, buildthecenter.org

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

  • For more information on Nashville Dancin'
  • Free HIV testing will be provided June 26-28 at the following Tennessee Walgreens locations in partnership with local community-based organizations: 
    • 3605 Brainerd Road Chattanooga
    • 1202 South James Campbell Blvd., #24 Columbia
    • 627 Gallatin Pike, South Madison
    • 1130 South Bellevue Blvd. Memphis
    • 2655 Frayser Blvd. Memphis
    • 1131 Mercury Blvd. Murfreesboro
    • 5600 Charlotte Pike Nashville
    • 2611 Franklin Pike Nashville
    • 3130 Clarksville Pike Nashville
    • 1081 Murfreesboro Pike Nashville

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Monday, June 23, 2014

Friday, June 20, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

  • Donations of bottled water can be received at the Mission's Donation Center, located at 616 7th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203. It's open Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. or you can make an online donation at www.nashvillerescuemission.org/donate.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

  • YouCaring: Marvin "Andrew" Morton Family Fund
  • NewsChannel 5 has obtained the full memo from MNPD Police Chief Steve Anderson to the presiding judge of the General Sessions Court regarding a domestic violence defendant who was released prior to the end of a required 12-hour "cooling off" period. The victim was assaulted again after the defendant was released. Read the memo here: http://on.nc5.co/1smA56k

Monday, June 16, 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Monday June 9, 2014

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Friday, June 6, 2014

Thursday, June 5, 2014

  • The state is sending it's Career Coaches out to rural counties with high rates of unemployment. For details about the program and to see if they'll be in your area, visit http://getonthecoach.tn.gov/

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Monday, June 2, 2014

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Friday, May 23, 2014

Thursday, May 22, 2014

  • Co-Founder of AOL Steve Case will be in town to give away $100,000 to the best up and coming business. Register HERE

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Friday, May 16, 2014

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Monday, May 12, 2014

  • La Vergne plans to hire 11 volunteer firefighters. Applications are now being accepted through Friday, May 23, 2014. Opportunity inquiries should be directed to Assistant Chief Mike Culberson at (615) 793-9115 Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. or mculberson@lavergnetn.gov.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Friday, May 9, 2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014

  • Contribute to Julie's Village here.
  • To apply for the Tennessee Department of Correction Citizen's Academy visit their website: www.tn.gov/correction/
  • For more information about Steeplechase, go to http://iroquoissteeplechase.org/
  • American Water Resources (AWR) has been selected as the official water and sewer line protection provider for customers of Metro Water Services. AWR will take responsibility for the potentially high repair costs on service lines for MWS customers who enroll in these programs.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Monday, May 5, 2014

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Friday, May 2, 2014

  • The Nashville Electric Service is offering a free Neighborhood Energy Savers workshop on Saturday, May 3, from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Looby Community Center located at 2301 Metro Center Boulevard in Nashville. NES will show how to seal air leaks, among other helpful tips. Participants will also receive a tool-kit, valued at $25. For a complete list of workshops, visit nespower.com.
  • Goodwill is hosting a job fair from May 5 through May 9. For more information, visit their website
  • Williamson County is holding a hazardous waste collection event. For more information, visit their website
  • If you want to help Metro Public Works combat the problem of illegal dumping, visit their website to find out how to properly dispose of waste. 

Thursday, May 1, 2014

  • If you would like to be an extra on ESPN's College GameDay visit their website.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

  • The Nashville Food Truck Association is kicking off "Nashville Street Food Month." For more information, visit their Facebook page.
  • For more information on the line-up for the 2014 CMA Festival.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Monday, April 28, 2014

  • If you are interested in the WeatherCall service, NewsChannel 5 has worked with them to offer a free trial version before you buy. Click here to sign up for the trial: http://try.weathercall.net/free-warning-call/
    You can find more info on the WeatherCall service here:http://on.nc5.co/1fPL3b9
  • If you believe your animal might have been one of the dogs seized in the dog fighting raid last week, provide the following information to MACC.news@nashville.gov:
    • Photo
    • Describe any distinguishing marks on the dog (i.e white patch on left front paw)
    • Microchip
    • Spay or Neutered

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Friday, April 25, 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

  • Major Thoroughfare Plan meeting in Brentwood
  • To see the approved list of businesses that use your MoneyPak numbers, visit Green Dot's website
  • A Belmont music major is blogging about her love of Bruce Springsteen. Check it out here
  • For more information on the Nashville Film Festival.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

  • JT Moore Middle School is in the running to win a $25,000 greenspace transformation from Bridgestone. To vote, go to on.nc5.co/RiGZsM
  • For more information on job opportunities with AT&T, visit their website.
  • Donations are being accepted to help Clifton Braunwalder's family pay his funeral costs. For more information, visit gofundme.com

http://Saturday, April 12, 2014

  • The CBS reality show, "Big Brother" is holding an open casting call in Nashville. For more information on rules and specific dates, visit the show's website
  • For more information on the "Stewart of Children Program," visit the Nashville Children's Alliance website

Friday, April 11, 2014

  • Roadside Help Numbers:
    Tennessee Highway Patrol call *THP or *847
    Metro Police Non-Emergency Line 615-862-8600

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

  • The CBS reality show, "Big Brother" is holding an open casting call in Nashville. For more information on rules and specific dates, visit the show's website

Monday, April 7, 2014

Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • For more information on the Beer and Hymns Singing Nashville group, visit their Facebook page

Friday, April 4, 2014

  • Evenflo is recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles. For more information, visit the Evenflo website.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

  • Online registration for the Mayor's Field Day is at www.mayorsfieldday.com. Advance registration is strongly encouraged but not required.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Monday, March 31, 2014

  • For more information on job opportunities at Bellis Concrete Construction Company, visit their website

Sunday, March 30, 2014

  • Enrollment Guide for Metro Nashville Public School Students. 
  • United Healthcare will host a job fair Monday, March 31 and Tuesday, April 1 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. in Brentwood. 

Saturday, March 29, 2014

  • View the complete list of upcoming detours for the Nashville MTA

Friday, March 28, 2014

Monday, March 24, 2014

  • Beginning Friday, you can apply for jobs with United State Postal Service on www.usps.com.
  • Nashville Sounds tickets on sale.
  • Get information about the Tin Pan South music festival on NewsChannel5.com

Friday, March 21, 2014

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Friday, March 14, 2014

  • Dole is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of bagged salad. For more information, visit its website.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

  • Clarksville-based Workforce Essentials Inc will announce all of Hankook Tire's open positions online at www.Jobs4TN.gov.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

  • A volunteer team of planning experts worked with Franklin, Tennessee residents, business leaders and officials to make overall recommendations, including: 
    • Prohibiting redevelopment or development, including new residential development, in select floodplains; 
    • Allowing limited low-scale or non-residential development in the identified subareas; 
    • Revising city regulations and policies to increase the number of permitted non-residential uses and to eliminate non-compatible uses; 
    • Requiring pervious pavement for all redevelopment and new construction projects; 
    • Retaining city ordinances requiring elevation of non-residential structures; 
    • Requiring the elevation of rebuilt residential structures; 
    • Encouraging efforts to modify existing buildings to mitigate flood damage; 
    • Encouraging open space, and recreation uses in areas where development is not recommended; 
    • Reinforcing an urban design framework; 
    • Protecting historic buildings from future flooding and associated damage; and 
    • Developing a comprehensive urban design strategy to position 5th Avenue as a gateway. 

Saturday, March 8, 2014

  • For more information on the Wild West Comedy Festival, visit its website. Tickets and VIP packages are now available. 
  • For more information on the Nashville Cricket Club

Wednesday, March 7, 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

  • The tradition of the Bluebird Cafe comes to Murfreesboro to raise money for charity. For more information, visit alivehospice.org.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Friday, February 28, 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014

  • To participate, nonprofits must complete The Big Payback Nonprofit Participation Agreement and have a complete and up-to-date profile on The Community Foundation's http://www.givingmatters.com
  • The Johnny Cash birthday bash kicks off a three-day celebration in Nashville from February 28-March 2. For more information visit the Johnny Cash Museum's website or johnnycash.com.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

  • Watch raw video of police chase suspects in a Franklin home invasionhere.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Saturday, February 15, 2014

  • The Nashville Predators transform Bridgestone Arena into Winter Wonderland for the Olympic break: http://on.nc5.co/1bAial4

Friday, February 14, 2014

  • For information on flight status or delays, visit the Nashville International Airport's website at flynashville.com

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

  • Donations for the Flake Family
    Monetary donations can me made on the Give Forward Fundraising Page

    Donations can be dropped off at:
    Hilltop Supermarket
    400 Highway 149
    Clarksville, TN

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

  • Click here for a list of the best picks for "The South's Best Destination Apps and Mobile Sites."
  • Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million child car seats. For a complete list of the recalls, visit their website

Monday, February 10, 2014

  • Help the Red Cross overcome a cold weather shortage in the blood supply

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

  • For information on flight status or delays, visit the Nashville International Airport's website at flynashville.com

Tuesday, February 4, 2013

  • Details on data breach at hotels owned by White Point Lodging
  • Volunteers are needed for Clarksville warming shelters. For more information, click here

Monday, February 3, 2014

  • For more information on the water lin project in La Vergne, go to lavergnetn.gov.

Friday, January 31, 2014

  • For information about Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) free tax prep sites, go to www.unitedwaynashville.org or call 211 for information.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

 Monday, January 27, 2014

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Friday, January 24, 2014

  • Anyone who would like to help with a community baby shower today can contact the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. Information is available on their website at uwrutherford.org/. 

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Monday, January 20, 2014

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Friday, January17, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014

  • The Watch D.O.G.S. volunteer program is headed to Metro Nashville Schools. For more information on the program, visit the MNPS website


Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014

  • For tickets to see the Blue Angels in the Great Tennessee Air Show go to:  www.greattennesseeairshow.com
  • See Scott Pelley's 60 Minutes interview with Anthony Bosch about the A-rod PED scandal.
  • A new round of public hearings has been scheduled for the final design and engineering of MTA's Amp project. Here are the dates and times:
  • -- Monday, Jan. 13 at 5:30pm (East Nashville):
    East Park Community Center Theater, 600 Woodland Street;
    -- Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 5:00pm (Downtown):
    Nashville Downtown Partnership, 150 4th Ave N., Suite G-150;
    -- Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 5:30pm (Midtown):
    Metro Board of Parks & Recreation, large conference room, 2565 Park Plaza (near Centennial Park);
    -- Thursday, Jan. 16 at 5:30pm (West Nashville):
    West End Middle School, 3529 West End Ave (Previously this was planned for Montgomery Bell Academy). 
    More info: http://on.nc5.co/1kyv0nB 

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Friday, January 10, 2014

  • Information on the first 500 new jobs at the Amazon facility in Murfreesboro: http://on.nc5.co/KK1X01
  • The two geese rescued from an icy pond in Centennial Park Wednesday have been taken in by Walden's Puddle rehabilitation center. For more information on the group: http://on.nc5.co/1enMo9h

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 

Sunday, January 5, 2014

  • The Middle Tennessee Pet Resource Center is offering free hay to animal owners, in an attempt to keep pets warm in dangerously cold temperatures. Pet owners with outside animals can pick up supplies Sunday afternoon. If you are interested, send an email to hayday@mtprc.org

Friday, January 3, 2014

  • Room In The Inn roomintheinn.org/
  • Metro Nashville Public Schools issued an explanation of why the decision was made to delay the start of school after the winter/Christmas break. You can read the statement here: http://on.nc5.co/1f1hBlo 

Thursday, January 2, 2014

  • For information on flight status or delays, visit the Nashville International Airport's website at flynashville.com

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

  • Highway conditions for Kentucky with links to surrounding states may be found at www.511.KY.GOV

More than 10,000 historic audio records are already available through the library of congress' national jukebox project. You can listen to them here
..NewsChannel 5 has obtained the full memo from MNPD Police Chief Steve Anderson to the presiding judge of the General Sessions Court regarding a domestic violence defendant who was released prior to the end of a required 12-hour "cooling off" period. The victim was assaulted again after the defendant was released.