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Next Recycling Clean Out: SEPT 19


Meet the greeter for easier drop-off at Clean Out Sept. 19 After record turnout in the spring, the City has developed a more efficient traffic plan for the September 19 Clean Out. MORE

Update on Granny White Market The current proprietor, Dan Smith, has been given a few weeks to leave the property. This is the only commercial property in Forest Hills. Any tenant will be under very tight restrictions as to what it can and cannot do. MORE

Paving schedule continues Streets to be paved in the coming weeks are Cromwell Drive, Robert E. Lee Drive (from Granny White Pike to Otter Creek Road), Cherry Blossom Trail, General Forrest Drive, and Confederate Drive.

Kay Simmons

Kay Simmons couldn’t resist natural beauty of Forest Hills More

passion flower


Passiflora incarnata, the purple passionflower also known as maypop or wild apricot, got its name from 17th-century Spanish Jesuits in Peru who thought the corona of the flower resembled the thorn of crowns worn by Jesus.

The fragrant purple and white blooms appearing July through September attract a variety of butterflies. The passion butterfly, in fact, is so named because its larvae feed exclusively on species of passionflower. 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