Tag: Tennessee

Gaylord To Lay Off 1,700 Employees

Breaking from WKRN: NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Gaylord Entertainment Company announced plans Wednesday to release more than 1,700 employees at its Opryland Resort in the wake of historic flooding that hit the Nashville area last month. Since May 3, Gaylord has…

A Brave Mother

Anyone who blogs in Tennessee has read Katie Allison Granju. She’s a power house when it come to writing and she’s never walked away from writing about the tough stuff. Miscarriages, divorce, a new marriage … all of these things…

Morning Coffee – Budget Pie

Tennessee has to have a balanced budget. Pesky rules and constitutional amendments and such but it has to be done. Gov. Phil Bredesen and democrats are going to battle this week with the GOP. It’s like a big chess game…

Morning Coffee – Fatigue Sets In

Several bloggers met with elected democrats in Leadership yesterday in a planned visit for the second year. It was just a few of us, invited up, to discuss new media, blogging and online communication. The conversation was obviously surrounding the…

$1.5 Billion in Estimates For Nashville

This list is getting depressing this evening and these, including Carroll and Dyer Counties, are just preliminary. Flood damages in Nashville alone are being estimated at $1.5 billion, a number the mayor says will climb because they haven’t finished checking…