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Kellytown dig

Digging commences at Kellytown MORE


Paving on Cromwell, other streets The City will be paving Cromwell Drive, the eastern part of Robert E. Lee Drive, Cherry Blossom Trail, General Forrest Court, and Confederate Drive soon with weather permitting. Please feel free to call the City with questions or concerns at 615-372-8677.

Backdoor trash pickup Elite Sanitation is a new vendor offering backdoor service. MORE

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