HEAVY TRAFFIC EXPECTED FOR ONE DIRECTION CONCERT
One Direction invades Nashville tonight and it is expected to be BUSY near LP Field for the concert! More than 50-thousand people are expected at the show. Parking lots at the football stadium will open at 3 p.m. and once they're full, drivers will be directed downtown to find a place to park. And, remember, backpacks and large purses are not allowed inside LP Field.
"NATIONAL ANTHEM GIRL" TO MAKE HISTORY IN NASHVILLE
Have you heard of National Anthem Girl? She's a woman who's on a mission to sing the National Anthem in all 50 states. She'll complete her goal here in Nashville. Janine Stange will sing the anthem before the Titans' final preseason game on August 28th.
SOUTH NASHVILLE LITTLE LEAGUE IN WORLD SERIES TONIGHT
The South Nashville Little league is in the Little League World Series, again, and they play today.
PLEASE, LORD, LET THIS WORK!
UT RESEARCHERS CREATE MOLECULE THAT DESTROYS CANCER CELLS
Researchers at the University of Texas say they've come up with a new molecule that blows up cancer cells. Makes 'em self-destruct. And, the scientists think the drugs also have the potential to help people with cystic fibrosis.
HEART-DISEASE DEATHS LINKED TO SALT
You know what's killing more people, by far, than any war? Salt.
ROBIN WILLIAMS' VISITS TO NASHVILLE
A lot of local people are remembering Robin Williams' recent visits to Nashville.
FROM FRIDAY, AUGUST 8TH, 2014
ADMIT YOU'RE HAPPY DAY
Have you ever noticed that there are some people on social media who almost ALWAYS post a complaint, a gripe, an "I'm so sick of this..." line....? Always something negative? Well remind them that today is "Admit You're Happy Day." You're encouraged to think more about what's right in life, and count your blessings, literally. I am thankful for YOU. You are wonderful, and you are appreciated. Thank you.
The SUPER MOON is this weekend! Saturday night, Sunday night.
Tennessee is home to 33 species of snakes, only 4 of which are venomous. Please take the time to learn more about these interesting and beneficial residents of our state. CLICK HERE to see a list of snake species native to Tennessee, and to see the few that are venomous.
You've heard it a million times, "The only good snake is a dead snake." It's okay to be ignorant about which snakes are a potential threat, and whi
THE BIG PAYBACK RUNS TILL 6AM WEDNESDAY
You'll be hearing a lot from local non profits during the next 24 hours. Today is what's being called the Big Payback. It's a day the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee is spearheading to bring attention to the non profits that help us year round, that we may kind of take for granted. You're asked to pick your favorite non profit and suport them, either with a donation or by posting their info on your social networking sites, with the hashtag#thebigpayback..
I go to the Southern Women's Show every year, and I've learned some things that make it a lot more fun!
Please share with your friends who are going, and if you have tips, please email them to me: firstname.lastname@example.org