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Bethel plans office building on City border Bethel World Outreach Church is planning to build a three-story office building on Granny White Pike. More

Piedmont plans Beekman work In April and May, Piedmont Gas will be installing a gas line along Beekman Drive and Foxwood Road, which will take about six weeks. Piedmont has contracted the work with Team Construction.

Metro Council approves Kellytown purchase On December 16 the Metro Council passed legislation to purchase the 6.72-acre site known as Kellytown for $740,000. More

Clay Jackson

Broken bridge brought Jackson to volunteer More

Purpleleaf Winter Creeper


Even through ice and snow, the Purpleleaf Winter Creeper or Wintercreeper Euonymus (Euonymus fortunei coloratus) provides a spot of color in Bison Meadow climbing the trees and as groundcover under the cedar grove. The prolific ivy-like plant's deep green summer foliage turns a dark plum color during the cold months but never loses its leaves. The hardy species is frequently used to cover bare ground and areas under shrubs and shade trees. Learn More



The ruins of an incredible historic find, a Native American village dating from the mid-1400s, lie just across Old Hickory Boulevard from Forest Hills City Hall. It is the largest late-prehistoric town remaining in Davidson County, and one of the few intact towns of its era in the region. Last year Metro Nashville purchased the property, which will be a Metro park. Learn More



Newcomers to the City may not realize that Forest Hills was considered way out in the country as late as the 1960s, but Planning Commissioner James Gardner III knows very well what that means. His family bought property in the early ’30s when there was only farmland. Wanting a country place to spend the weekends, his great-grandfather bought 40 acres and built a rustic cabin. Learn More