Nashville News

Tornado-Hit Tenn. Historic Buildings Face Difficult Choice

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Property owners affected by the tornadoes earlier this month now face two options: rebuild or bulldoze. The storms damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses throughout Middle Tennessee. And historic buildings will require extra care. Just …

Death Toll From Tennessee Tornadoes Climbs to at Least 25

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rescuers searched through shattered Tennessee neighborhoods for bodies Tuesday, less than a day after tornadoes ripped across Nashville and other parts of the state as families slept. At least 25 people were killed, some in their beds, …

Nashville Adding 20 Tornado Sirens

Emergency management officials in Nashville, Tenn., say tornado sirens will soon sound different and there will be more of them. Metro Nashville government announced Wednesday that 20 more sirens will be added to the 73 already deployed across Davidson County. …

Historic Instrument Auction From 2010 Floods Benefits Tennessee Fire Departments

Two years ago this month, torrential rains pounded down on Middle and West Tennessee resulting in heavy flooding of many counties throughout the state. Residents were devastated by the floods and some fire districts lacked the necessary equipment for rescue …