Blake Farmer appears in the following:
Friday, January 08, 2016
Legend has it that hot chicken started as a would-be punishment for a cheating husband. Blake Farmer brings us the story.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
When unemployment is high, school districts have very little trouble finding drivers. But low unemployment spawns an exodus. In Nashville, Tenn., the needs are especially pressing.
Friday, December 04, 2015
Men and women at Fort Campbell in Kentucky react to new rules allowing women to serve in combat positions.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Medicines that help users wean themselves from opioid drugs can be prescribed in a doctor's office or clinic. But some clients question whether the clinics always have their best interests at heart.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Tennessee's "fetal assault" law is designed to push pregnant women into drug treatment programs. But there are not enough of those programs available for the people who need them.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The state's "fetal assault" law punishes women whose babies are born with drug withdrawal symptoms. Proponents say the law spurs women to seek treatment, while opponents say it deters them.
Friday, October 30, 2015
While Congress was concerned about pollution and deception in the automaker's emission problems, the state that's home to VW's only U.S. plant wants some assurances that their investment is safe.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Volkswagen produces cars for the U.S. market in Chattanooga, Tenn. The state invested a lot of money to encourage VW to expand the plant and now the emissions scandal has them worried.
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Mayoral races often focus on issues such as traffic and development. And Nashville's current contest has camped out on those themes. But in the final days before voting concludes, one...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
There was a time when a teacher showing up on a student's doorstep probably meant something bad. But increasingly, home visits are being used to spark parental involvement.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Ever wanted to see Jason Isbell, Shovels & Rope or Billy Joe Shaver 333 feet underground? You'll have to take a hike.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
He discovered Tammy Wynette, revived the career of George Jones, and produced and co-wrote some of country's best-known hits, including Wynette's "Stand By Your Man." Sherrill died Tuesday at 78.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The legendary musician worked with everyone from Ray Price to Ray Charles while making a complicated instrument seem effortless. He died Wednesday at 78.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
3rd and Lindsley, a performance space for big and small acts in Music City, lets the music shine by keeping things (like its name) simple.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
In the wake of twin attacks at military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., last week, vigilantes armed with pistols and high-powered rifles are standing guard outside recruiting center...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
A dozen Guard units now pilot drones for missions here and abroad. Some are lobbying for increased use of the unmanned aircraft in the U.S., but critics have raised privacy concerns.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Twenty-one million kids eat free and reduced-price meals throughout the school year, but getting them fed during the summer is a challenge.
Friday, March 27, 2015
A Nashville middle school is test-driving a big idea: To put a great teacher in charge of multiple classrooms.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
A private university in Nashville, Tenn., may have one of the smartest teams in this year's NCAA tournament. Off the court, they lead the NCAA in academic rankings.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The Southern Baptist Convention is quietly nudging its 16 million members to tie the knot at a younger age. Baptist leaders say that marriage should be considered a foundation of adult life.