Tag Archive for flooding

The Giving Tree

In a bittersweet post at Pith in the Wind, Betsy Phillips writes about how the parks in Nashville did their job during the flooding. And now many of them are home to what was lost in the storms. I honestly…

Sen. Lowe Finney Sales Tax Bill

The entire presser: NASHVILLE – Sen. Lowe Finney (D-Jackson) co-sponsored an amendment Tuesday to allow flood victims to be exempt from sales tax for purchases of major appliances and home building supplies. “Many West Tennessee flood victims lost everything in…

The Politics Of Flooding Relief

All nine congressman and our two senators in the state have sent a letter to the president requesting further money for the state due to the flooding. The governor’s candidates are also weighing in on what they need from DC…

Morning Coffee – Day Six

As we said yesterday, we are trying to monitor damage to west Tennessee in relationship to the storms that swept through last weekend and the floods that became a very harsh and real reality for thousands of Tennesseans. We are…

Now is Not the Time to Party

S-Town Mike has a commentary about the focus on commerce over the human tragedy in Nashville. The receding flood waters are going to give up more dead Middle Tennesseans in the next few days and weeks. Before we party we…