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Dollywood partnering in new Nashville theme parkupdated: Thu Jan 19 2012 23:23:00

Country music legend Dolly Parton on Thursday announced her company is in a partnership to open a new theme park in Nashville.

26 Saturday arrests at Occupy Nashvilleupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 09:02:00

In Nashville, Tennessee, authorities made 26 overnight arrests at Occupy Nashville for criminal trespassing. Lady Antebellum Show Off Their New Nashville Homesupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 14:09:00

Find out the first-time homeowners' favorite things about their new Nashville nests

Five must-see sights in Nashvilleupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 08:50:00

Explore Nashville, Tennessee, at five of Southern Living's favorite spots for live music, local produce and more. Couples Watch: Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth's Nashville Night Outupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 11:53:00

• Newlyweds Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth enjoyed an early night out in Nashville, sharing wine at Burger Up restaurant. The actress, looking cute and casual in a white T-shirt and shorts, sat close to her husband, laughing and touching him as they chatted. The pair left around 5:15 p.m., just as the tiny spot started to get busy.

ATF investigating fire at suspicious ammo shop in Nashvilleupdated: Mon May 16 2011 19:55:00

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating a fire that broke out Monday in a two-story building in Nashville, Tennessee, a fire official said.

It's not all country in Nashvilleupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 18:15:00

Fashion is loud in America's Music City. American Idol Auditions In Nashville a Mixed Bagupdated: Fri Jan 28 2011 13:09:00

Music City shows off the good, the bad and the ones who split the judges' vote Nashville's Grand Ole Opry Celebrated with Star-Studded Reopeningupdated: Wed Sep 29 2010 20:28:00

Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and others sing at country music's homecoming five months after Nashville's devastating flood

Trace Adkins brings country homeupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 09:26:00

Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House reopens after floodwaters nearly destroyed it. CNN's Amber Lyon reports. Nashville Meets Jersey Shore at the CMT Awardsupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 08:47:00

Julianne Hough, Miranda Lambert and more flaunt their sparkle - while "The Situation" flaunts his abs! What the Stars Will Drink After the CMT Awardsupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 23:49:00

Find out what all the stars will be swilling at the official afterparty Nashville Stars Raise $1.7 Million for Flood Victimsupdated: Mon May 17 2010 14:57:00

Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow and others perform and answer phones for GAC's telethon

Fortune: Gaylord CEO seeks answers for Opryland floodupdated: Mon May 17 2010 11:07:00

Earlier this month, Gaylord Entertainment CEO Colin Reed watched the Cumberland River rise right through the lobby of one of its most prominent properties: the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN. Holly Williams Delivers Aid to Nashville Flood Victimsupdated: Mon May 10 2010 19:11:00

The singer links with the organization Hands On Nashville to help spread relief Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to Hold Star-Studded Benefit Concert for Nashvilleupdated: Mon May 10 2010 12:10:00

Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus and more will perform June 22 for flood relief

Nashville music landmarks damagedupdated: Sun May 09 2010 11:30:00

CNN's Martin Savidge talks to country music star Jo Dee Messina about flooding in Nashville.

Flooding closes curtains at Grand Ole Opry Houseupdated: Sun May 09 2010 11:30:00

The Grand Ole Opry House is closed for repairs after record amounts of rain sent water 2 feet above its historic stage, damaging instruments, memorabilia and archival tapes at the country music landmark. Historic Opry Symbol Survives Nashville Floodupdated: Sat May 08 2010 22:49:00

A legendary circle of wood from country music's home venue is being repaired Taylor Swift Helps Raise Millions for Nashville Flood Reliefupdated: Fri May 07 2010 18:29:00

The singer, who personally donated $500,000, was joined on a telethon by Keith Urban, Vince Gill and more

Chefs rally to help Nashville after floodupdated: Fri May 07 2010 16:44:00

Nashville chefs have cooked up plans to keep rescue workers fed and farmers in business and to whet the appetites of tourists to return once floodwaters subside.

Flood relief telethonupdated: Fri May 07 2010 16:44:00

Nashville artists unite to raise money for flood victims.

Nashville search and rescueupdated: Fri May 07 2010 15:54:00

CNN's Gary Tuchman reports from Nashville as people return to their homes after severe flooding.

Volunteer State earns name as flood victims pull togetherupdated: Fri May 07 2010 15:54:00

Tennessee is living up to its Volunteer State moniker as residents grapple with the aftermath of deadly flooding that left widespread damage and an untold number of displaced residents in its wake.

Nashville 'getting better' amid floodingupdated: Fri May 07 2010 07:42:00

TEMA's Jeremy Heidt says some of Nashville's city services are getting back on track amid severe flooding.

Storm death toll at 31 as floodwaters recedeupdated: Fri May 07 2010 07:42:00

Water continued to recede in flood-struck Tennessee Thursday, as the Cumberland River fell below flood stage for the first time since heavy weekend rains overflowed it. Little Big Town: Nashville Rebuilding from Flood Lossesupdated: Fri May 07 2010 06:09:00

"All our gear, our instruments, backdrops, risers - it's all gone to water," says Karen Fairchild

Stories of tragedy, survival surface as Tennessee flood waters recedeupdated: Wed May 05 2010 20:35:00

As historically high flood waters receded in Tennessee on Wednesday, dramatic stories of tragedy and survival emerged, including that of a woman who saw her husband and daughter swept away.

iReporter: 'Once-in-a-lifetime flood'updated: Wed May 05 2010 20:35:00

iReporter John Ellis gets a look at the heavy flooding in his hometown of Lexington, Tennessee,

Country stars to help rebuild Music Cityupdated: Wed May 05 2010 17:01:00

As Nashville bails out from catastrophic flooding, the country music community will be leading the charge to rebuild Music City. Nashville Floods Claim Grand Ole Opry Houseupdated: Wed May 05 2010 16:11:00

"I've probably lost all of my road equipment, and all my guitars, and amp and everything," says Keith Urban

iReporters document Southeast floodingupdated: Tue May 04 2010 20:04:00

CNN iReporters document the massive system of rain and thunderstorms that caused record flooding across the Southeast. Country Stars Ask for Help and Prayers as Nashville Floodsupdated: Tue May 04 2010 14:12:00

Heavy rains in middle Tennessee leave Dierks Bentley, Wynonna Judd and others scrambling

Flood waters wash away propertyupdated: Tue May 04 2010 13:20:00

In Memphis, flood waters cover streets, homes and fields after days of torrential rainfall.

At least 11 dead as record flooding engulfs Tennesseeupdated: Tue May 04 2010 13:20:00

Some of the worst flooding the mid-South has seen in decades is thought to be responsible for at least 11 deaths in Tennessee, the Nashville and state emergency management offices said Sunday.

At least 5 dead in Tennessee flooding; tornado warnings in Arkansasupdated: Sat May 01 2010 22:27:00

Severe flooding killed at least five people in central Tennessee on Saturday, officials said, as floodwaters inundated roads, highways and homes in and around the Nashville area.

Police investigating Nashville mosque vandalism as hate crimeupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 19:21:00

A spray-painted anti-Muslim message was discovered Thursday morning on the front of the Al-Farooq Islamic Center in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, according to police. A written note disparaging Islam also was left at the mosque, police said.

Taylor Swift thrilled for herself -- and for Nashvilleupdated: Mon Feb 01 2010 14:23:00

Winning four Grammy Awards in a single night would be memorable for any artist. For Taylor Swift, Sunday was all the more special as it was a historic night for Nashville music. Taylor Swift Thrilled for Herself - and for Nashvilleupdated: Mon Feb 01 2010 13:37:00

On a record night for Music City, Swift says her best-album win was "a beautiful, beautiful surprise" Nicole & Keith's Rock 'n' Roll Date Nightupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 06:56:00

• Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban had a rock 'n' roll date night at the KISS concert at Nashville's Sommet Center. The celebrity couple pulled up to the backstage entrance, sneaking into the show under the radar. But once inside, they rocked out and "were adorable, smiling and totally low-key," an onlooker tells us.

'John schools' try to change attitudes about paid sexupdated: Fri Aug 28 2009 17:16:00

The accused came from all walks of life: Retirees, dads and twentysomethings. An engineer, a business owner and an auto worker. A man in a wheelchair. Men in need of Spanish or Farsi translators.

Man arrested in connection with gun used to kill NFL starupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 19:13:00

The Tennessee man accused of selling the gun used to kill former NFL quarterback Steve McNair is in custody facing a federal charge of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, authorities said Friday.

CNNMoney: The dam infrastructure problemupdated: Thu Apr 09 2009 13:14:00

Kentucky's Wolf Creek dam has been a hazard for years.

Five ways to boost your metabolismupdated: Tue Mar 31 2009 16:09:00

"Metabolism" is the name of the bodily system that converts food calories to energy needed to perform various tasks, like pumping oxygen to muscles during a long walk. Many variables contribute to your metabolism, including heredity, gender and age. But you can quicken yours; here's how.

Nashville voters reject English-only measureupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 22:54:00

Voters in Nashville, Tennessee -- a city that has seen a dramatic increase in its immigrant population -- rejected a measure Thursday that would have made English the only language used for government business in its metropolitan area. Sheryl Crow Brunches with Brad Paisley's Wife - and Their Boysupdated: Wed Jan 14 2009 08:19:00

• Call it a meeting of Nashville moms: Sheryl Crow and Kimberly Williams-Paisley enjoyed brunch together at Nashville's Loveless Café with their boys – Wyatt, 20 months, and Huck, almost 2, respectively. Kimberly, who is expecting her second baby with Brad Paisley, enjoyed a breakfast sandwich (ham, egg and cheese on toast), while Crow ordered a pancake with scrambled eggs. Nicole & Keith Spend Baby's First Christmas in Nashvilleupdated: Mon Dec 29 2008 08:39:00

Kidman and Urban are at home with Sunday Rose for the holiday Kevin Costner Honky-Tonks in Nashvilleupdated: Tue Nov 11 2008 13:03:00

The star acknowledges the crowd's curiosity about his musical ability PEOPLE Preview: Latest Gone Country 3 Castupdated: Thu Nov 06 2008 14:17:00

Tara Conner, Taylor Dayne, Justin Guarini are among those vying for a country hit

Greene: Voters scold the candidates about rudenessupdated: Tue Oct 14 2008 13:18:00

The attention spans of the two competing presidential campaign organizations being what they are -- with people sleep-deprived, bleary-eyed and tense with three weeks to go -- all political thought now is being given to tomorrow night's debate in Hempstead, New York. StoryCorps: Ordinary Folks Telling Tales a Big Hitupdated: Wed Oct 01 2008 18:00:00

Patsy Lawson and her husband, Herman, grew up in a patch of Appalachia with "no railroad, no airstrips, just subsistence farming." There she learned from her father -- a "great natural storyteller" -- how to turn everyday events into compelling tales Pal Predicts 'Peaceful' Family Life for Keith & Nicole in Nashvilleupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 10:10:00

Ronnie Dunn says the new parents to Sunday Rose won't be bothered by paparazzi there

Nashville pumps dry after panic about rumor of no gasupdated: Sat Sep 20 2008 18:24:00

Call it a self-fulfilling prophecy: An estimated three-fourths of gas stations in the Nashville, Tennessee, area ran dry Friday, victim of an apparent rumor that the city was running out of gas. Taylor Swift Tears Up Over Nicole & Keith Baby Newsupdated: Tue Jul 08 2008 17:17:00

Plus, American Idol's Michael Johns sends along his best wishes Jessica Simpson Soaks Up Nashville Atmosphereupdated: Fri Jun 06 2008 08:24:00

Poised to become a country star, she gets into the swing of the CMA Music Festival

2008 could set records for tornado deathsupdated: Thu May 29 2008 06:32:00

Parkersburg, Iowa, is mourning its dead and cleaning up the colossal mess left by a powerful tornado that tore through the town on Sunday night.

The way kids grow, age by ageupdated: Fri Mar 14 2008 10:38:00

There are few issues that preoccupy new parents more than this: Is my baby growing normally? When the percentiles seem off-kilter, we worry -- but experts say there's rarely reason for concern. John Donovan: Post-Winter Meetings storylinesupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 14:04:00

The good folks in Major League Baseball's public relations department on Thursday gave us a listing of everything that officially happened at this year's annual winter meetings. The "2007 WINTER MEETINGS TRANSACTIONS SUMMARY" ran a little over a page, nicely typed without any apparent errors, and included such beauties as these: Keith: Nicole and I Have Found Our Spiritual Homeupdated: Fri Nov 30 2007 19:22:00

It might be an unlikely spot for a couple of Australians to find their dream home, but Keith Urban says there's something about the land near Leipers Fork, Tenn., a half-hour southwest of Nashville, that he and wife Nicole Kidman both love. Scott Wraight: NHL Power Rankings, Week 4updated: Tue Oct 23 2007 23:58:00

BIGGEST CLIMB: Phi. (8 to 3), Boston (17 to 12), Dallas (19 to 14), Chi. (23 to 18) BIGGEST FALL: Nashville (20 to 28)

Get away with the girlsupdated: Mon Oct 08 2007 10:44:00

Call your best girlfriends, throw a few things in a bag and treat yourself to a well-deserved women's getaway. Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban Selling Nashville Homeupdated: Thu Sep 20 2007 17:25:00

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban's "Private, yet convenient ... tranquil celebrity retreat" in one of Nashville's gated communities is on the market, the singer's rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Suspected killer arrestedupdated: Sat Jul 14 2007 07:32:00

Suspected killer arrested

Executed man's last request honored -- pizza for homelessupdated: Wed May 09 2007 21:09:00

Hundreds of homeless people in Nashville, Tennessee, ate well Wednesday evening -- all in the name of a man who the state put to death just hours earlier. Deadline scorecardupdated: Tue Apr 24 2007 17:01:00

(Note to readers and NHL general managers : Clip or stick this in some electronic folder or whatever you internet generation people do, save, and read it next February as the frenzy of the trade deadline approaches.) Hockey-Tonkupdated: Mon Mar 12 2007 11:23:00

I've been to Nashville many times and always enjoy my visits to the city. Now, this isn't a travelogue piece, but my schedule brought me there over the weekend and I decided to spend my time as a diehard hockey fan. I took in two Predators games, multiple youth hockey games, and even went to the Preds' Friday optional skate at their practice rink. Beating the Red Wingsupdated: Tue Feb 27 2007 11:19:00

In Nashville the accursed white whale is red. Since the Predators entered the NHL in 1998, they have chased the elusive, hulking glory of the Red Wings, not only in the Central Division but also in their own city, which is heavily sprinkled with Detroit fans. Now, with five weeks remaining in a season in which Nashville used a run of 20 wins in 24 games to cement its status as a Stanley Cup contender, the Predators -- with visions of a silver chalice rather than Ahab's gold doubloon shimmering in their minds -- are hot on the great beast's tail. The ripple effectupdated: Mon Feb 19 2007 14:06:00

Memo to Nashville: Too good to pass upupdated: Thu Feb 15 2007 21:32:00

The reports out of Pennsylvania for the past several months had been arriving almost daily: good skate day, bad skate day, pain-free, no discomfort, a new orthotic. If Peter Forsberg's quest for a skate for his surgically-repaired right foot -- and he tried 28 pairs this season before seemingly finding a solution the past three weeks -- had been vaguely reminiscent of a certain champion race horse, the Nashville Predators still thought they could ride the Philadelphia Flyers captain a long way. All you need is loatheupdated: Tue Feb 06 2007 11:43:00

Hatred, hatred Is the only thing that lasts forever. Hatred, hatred Is the only thing that keeps us together. -- Raymond Douglas Davies

Fortune: Cashville USAupdated: Mon Jan 29 2007 17:41:00

It's the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and a handful of country music's biggest names have gathered backstage at the Mercy Lounge, an upstairs club in the Cannery Row section of Nashville. The crampe... The clock is tickingupdated: Mon Jan 15 2007 13:51:00

Savor the moment, Predators fans.

Fortune: Mortgage scam suspect arrestedupdated: Thu Nov 16 2006 16:43:00

Alleged master con artist Matthew Bevan Cox was captured within the last 24 hours at his home in Nashville, Tennessee, according to the U.S. Attorneys office in Atlanta. He was running a business called the Nashville Restoration Project.

Plane lands early after bomb threat updated: Thu May 27 2004 21:49:00

An American Airlines MD-83 jetliner on a flight from Dallas-Fort Worth to Boston landed in Nashville Thursday afternoon after a note was found saying a bomb or explosive was on board, a government source told CNN.

A long way from homeupdated: Thu May 20 2004 13:22:00

Time was you had to be born below the Mason-Dixon Line to be taken seriously as a country music singer.

Fortune: Are Your Savings Safe? The Seamy Side of Pension Funds A consultant is supposed to be a pension manager's updated: Mon Aug 12 2002 00:01:00

Imagine a research analyst imbroglio lacking scrutiny from the Securities and Exchange Commission, Eliot Spitzer, President Bush, or Congress. Now you've got a hint of what the nation's pension pla...

Fortune: Playlistupdated: Mon Feb 05 2001 00:01:00

Rodney Crowell The Houston Kid Sugar Hill Records

Fortune: In The Real Worldupdated: Mon Oct 30 2000 00:01:00

REX HAMMOCK age 46 Hammock, a Nashville publisher, has built Websites for his customers over a span of five years. This year he's introducing the first site of his own,

Fortune: Nashville Online a case study: has the internet changed anything at all? For all the hype, the Internet sometimes seems like jusupdated: Mon Jul 06 1998 00:01:00

I've come to Nashville to find out if and how the Internet has changed life for normal people--for folks who aren't programming for Microsoft or writing columns for FORTUNE. I'm thinking of the cit...


When in 1994 Forbes magazine profiled Bronson Ingram, head of Ingram Industries, a multibillion-dollar Nashville distribution conglomerate, it dismissed the chairman's wife in one line: "Wife Marth...

Money Magazine: THE MEASURE OF WEALTH updated: Sat Feb 01 1992 00:01:00

Thank you for your December story ''How to Cut Your Expenses 20% (and Live Better Too).'' You are right. Wealth is determined much more by how money is spent than by how much is made. Making realis...

Fortune: THE TOP TEN CITIES updated: Mon Nov 04 1991 00:01:00

Rankings on access to quality labor and on pro-business attitude come from Moran Stahl & Boyer's survey of executives in America's 50 largest metropolitan areas. A rank of 1 is best, and 50 the wor...

Fortune: SELLING MBA GRADS VIA DIRECT MAILupdated: Mon May 06 1991 00:01:00

How do you sell an expensive product to reluctant buyers? Sounds like a course from business school, but the B-schools themselves are looking for the answer. They're finding it tough to land jobs f...

Fortune: Only in America (cont'd)updated: Mon Jun 23 1986 00:01:00

NASHVILLE -- ''Onward Christian Soldiers'' should be left out of the new Methodist hymnal and other lyrics considered militaristic or sexist should be changed, a church committee has voted. The Uni...

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