Good morning, Nashville. So how about that storm last night? Even the hard sleepers among us likely heard all the racket caused by a string of severe storms that ripped through town last night, bringing some dangerous lightning, 60 mph winds and power outages with it. Though the worst of it is probably behind us, a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until noon and we could see a few isolated storms throughout the day. Good news is, this cold front will cool us off for a few days (you know, to a frigid 90 degrees) before the blazing heat returns this weekend.
- So long, Sully. We, along with most other Nashville hockey fans, were bummed to learn that the Preds will not be re-signing Steve Sullivan this year. Though he’s suffered from some nagging injuries lately, he’s always been a fan favorite and a vital part of the team. Sully ensures everyone that there are no hard feelings and his family will remain in Nashville.
- The price is right. A 22-year old woman was arrested at the corner of 31st and West End after meeting with Titans wide receiver Damian Williams and extorting $5,000 from him in exchange for not testifying against him in court. Earlier this month, she accused him of domestic assault and then texted him asking for money under the condition that she didn’t pursue the case.
- Bits & pieces. A family is suing the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga for $2.4 million after their kid contracted fish-handler’s disease … Some unusual musical instruments showed up in the Goodwill donation bin … The Nashville Zoo is warning visitors of a possible data security breach … Elliston Place is getting some fancy new sidewalks … A bunch of new state laws are going into effect on Friday, so now you really won’t want to cook meth in front of your children.
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