Author: Marsha Swanson

After vandalism, restored Andrew Jackson tomb to be unveiled

After vandalism, restored Andrew Jackson tomb to be unveiled

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Officials at Andrew Jackson’s historic Tennessee home say they are ready to unveil the restored tomb of the seventh pre ...
‘The perception is Metro left money on the table’

‘The perception is Metro left money on the table’

Nashville businessman Jimmy Granbery is like most Metro residents who’ve been trying to figure how the “It City’s” budget hit ...
Donald E. Rappe

Donald E. Rappe

His wishes were to be cremated. Interment will take place at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery in Aberdeen, with no formal services being held. Schriv ...
UTSI holds Annual 2018 Service Awards

UTSI holds Annual 2018 Service Awards

The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) held its Annual Service Awards Luncheon on May 8. Pictured from left are, Dr. Brian Canfield, Alex ...
Vandals strike President Andrew Jackson’s tomb

Vandals strike President Andrew Jackson’s tomb

NASHVILLE, TN - (WZTV/CNN) - Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage attracts visitors from all walks and parts of the world to see the seventh U.S. preside ...
Tennessee: We rob graves for tourism

Tennessee: We rob graves for tourism

Ned Jilton 1 / 3 People stop to photograph the tomb of President James K. Polk while touring the grounds of the Capitol Building in Nashville. I thou ...
Senators tied for 10th place after first day at Hermitage

Senators tied for 10th place after first day at Hermitage

OLD HICKORY — Walters State opened play in the Tennessee State University Big Blue Intercollegiate Monday with a 36-hole score of 47-over par 61 ...
Bargain hunters take fresh look at Fairview

Bargain hunters take fresh look at Fairview

When best friends Larry Ferguson and Mike Polito and their families moved from the West Coast to Nashville, they settled in a community many natives o ...
America can learn a lot from the flawed Andrew Jackson

America can learn a lot from the flawed Andrew Jackson

Frances Spradley's family has helped preserve the history and legacy of The Hermitage, President Andrew Jackson's former home, for generations. Spra ...
Nashville 2nd-Grader Brings BB Gun To School

Nashville 2nd-Grader Brings BB Gun To School

HERMITAGE, TN -- A Hermitage second-grader brought a BB gun to school, Metro Schools and Metro Police confirmed Tuesday. The 7-year-old student at Ru ...