Good morning, Nashville. We’re in for another blazingly hot day today, but hopefully with a few less thunderstorms. And just think: Less than six months ago, our city was shivering under a 8 inches of snow. Six weeks ago, we were bailing water out of our houses and setting sail down Charlotte Avenue. And yet the National Weather Service says that our weather “hasn’t been all that extreme.” By the way, summer starts Monday with temperatures expected to spike over 100 next week.
- More trouble from Greyhound. The Greyhound station on 8th is holding up Convention Center construction again by refusing to move to their temporary spot on Charlotte until they’ve secured a permanent location, which will hopefully happen soon.
- Murfreesboro mosque controversy. Folks in the ‘boro are none too pleased about a new Islamic Center that’s been approved, citing traffic as a major concern along with (surprise!) religion. One of the opponents was quoted as saying, “We are fighting these people for crying out loud. We should not be promoting this.”
- Bits & pieces. Tennessee’s unemployment rate fell 0.1% from April to May, now at 10.4% … A local photographer is doing her part to help flood victims who lost photos by creating new ones … The flood brought a bunch of spiders and other critters out of hiding …
Photo by weownthisdoug.
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