Monday News Rodeo – Rain, Mudslides and Teeny Apartments

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  • Over the weekend Nashville set a record for rainfall during the month of February. “Recent rainfall brought the month’s total to 13.5 inches, a new record for February that surpassed the previous record set in 1880.”  ☔️
  • With the weekend rains came a massive mudslide on I-24, North of Nashville. Authorities say it could take weeks to clean up.
  • Legendary Nashville record producer and song publisher Fred Foster passed away last Wednesday. He is responsible for recognizing the early talents of Kris Kristofferson, Roy Orbison and National Treasure Dolly Parton. ?
  • A Seattle property developer has plans for teeny apartments in Nashville.
  • Ever wanted to spin the In Arena playlist of the Nashville Predators? You’re in luck!
  • We’re not law enforcement professionals, but it’s probably a good idea to remove weapons from suspects before putting them in a police cruiser.
  • More automotive jobs are coming to Middle Tennessee as Togo North America announced it will invest $11.4 million to establish a production facility in Robertson County.
  • Fontanel, once home to Barbara Mandrell, has new owners. BlueRoad Ventures of Chicago paid $14.5 million for the property, ranked as Nashville’s third-largest tourist attraction in 2016
  • Finally, send good well wishes to Stephen Yeargin, your usual author of the News Rodeo – he’s out sick today. ?

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