1. Minnie Pearl's 100th Birthday Brings Out Vince Gill, U.S. Senator

    October 25, 2012 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was a star studded crowd this past Monday at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House, as the The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation held a very special fundraiser titled Center Stage At The Opry. Held to coincide with the 100th anniversary of her birth ...

  2. Garth Brooks Plans Benefit Concert for Flood Victims

    October 28, 2010 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 G arth Brooks , the all-time best-selling star in country music, will hold a benefit concert December 17 for victims of Tennessee's spring flooding, the entertainer said in a statement on Thursday. The planned benefit at Bridgestone Arena will ...

  3. Despite Floods, Grand Ole Opry Held Across Town

    May 05, 2010 7:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 The venue was different, the tickets were handwritten and the gear was cobbled together. But the floodwaters that deluged Nashville couldn't stop The Grand Ole Opry. Marty Stuart kicked off Tuesday night's show, which was moved to the city ...

  4. Lamar Alexander Jumps On PIRATE Act

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., declared yesterday (May 26) that he will co-sponsor the pending "Protecting Intellectual Rights Against Theft and Expropriation Act of 2004" (PIRATE Act). Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., declared yesterday ( ...