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KNOXVILLE: The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security will rollout a new licensing policy in hopes of making identifying people under the age of 21 easier. Tennessee will issue vertical licenses for all persons under the age of 21 starting Monday, July 2. After turning 21, any licensee may obtain a…

I wrote a story once on the subject of “deadbeat dads” who fail to pay thousands in child support. Months later I was heading into work in the dark at 5 a.m. to open my office and begin my checklist of editorial “to do’s”. On my way to the entrance a man…

UPDATE: Tornadoes are possible during the overnight hours for portions of West and Middle Tennessee. The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM Friday to 7 PM CDT Saturday, for the following counties (deep pink shaded area): Stewart Montgomery Houston…

NASHVILLE: Road construction won’t slow motorists across Tennessee over the July 4th holiday.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 29th through 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 5th to provide maximum roadway capacity for holiday travelers. “Over 831,000 motorists are expected to…

With heat indexes of 100-105 expected for this afternoon across portions of Tennessee west of the Cumberland Plateau, the National Weather Service has issued as Special Weather Statement for the following counties: Stewart, Montgomery, Robertson, Sumner, Macon, Houston, Humphreys, Dickson, Cheatham, Davidson, Wilson, Trousdale, Smith, Perry, Hickman, Lewis, Williamson, Maury,…

Don’t let good diabetes management go on vacation just because you did. Traveling to new places gets you out of your routine—that’s a big part of the fun. But delayed meals, unfamiliar food, being more active than usual, and different time zones can all disrupt diabetes management. Plan ahead so…

TENNESSEE: Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected today and tonight with a focus on the late afternoon and overnight hours throughout Tennessee, according to the National Weather Service. The main threat will be damaging winds. Not every city will have severe storms, but the chance for severe weather covers a…

CLARKSVILLE: The City of Clarksville will present its 11th annual Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday, July 3 at Liberty Park. The event is free and open to the public. Liberty Park will open at 5 p.m. to allow handicap parking and activities and music will begin at 6:30 p.m. Seating…

NASHVILLE: More music have been added to Nashville’s July 4th celebration. These new artists will join already-announced Lady Antebellum, Chris Janson, Lucie Silvas, Shannon Sanders, and the Nashville Symphony for a day and night of free live music and the best fireworks in the nation. See the full lineup. Musical…

NASHVILLE: Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will temporarily close a small section of Interstate 65 North and one lane of Interstate 40 East along the south loop of downtown Nashville for bridge repairs. The closure is scheduled as follows. Friday, June 22 at 8:00 p.m. through Monday, June 25 at 6 a.m….

NASHVILLE: The Frist Art Museum presents Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture, an exhibition that examines the complex and dynamic interactions among spectators, images, buildings, and time through the lens of architectural photography in America and Europe from the 1930s to the present. On view in the museum’s Upper-Level Galleries…

11 trucks, 16 hours, 80 stagehands and one amazing set: how ‘Love Never Dies’ travels around the country NASHVILLE: The incredible Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Love Never Dies — the sequel to Phantom of the Opera — is descending on Nashville for a June 19-24 run. When the curtain rises…

CLARKSVILLE: New York salutes Hollywood this summer at the corner of Franklin and First in historic downtown Clarksville. A celebration of the golden era of movie musicals, DAMES AT SEA opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Friday, June 22, at 8:00pm.  In keeping with the theatre’s traditional pay-what-you-can opening night, all…

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