Lookout Staff

Lookout Staff

Christmas morning bomb devastates Downtown Nashville block

By: , , and - December 25, 2020

At around 6:27 on Christmas morning, what appears to be an intentionally-set bomb detonated on Second Avenue in downtown Nashville just outside an AT&T infrastructure building. The Metro Nashville Police Department reports the bomb was inside a vehicle, believed to be a recreational vehicle (RV.) No one was killed and three people were reported injured. FBI […]

Tidings of Joy: West Tennessee gets lit

By: and - December 24, 2020

The December holiday season of Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa, is typically anticipated with joy. This year has been epically hard, filled with pandemic, recession, calls for racial justice and election strife. The holiday parties we look forward to? Gone this year. Big church celebrations? Not recommended. But holiday light displays are always accessible. Mask-clad Tennesseans are […]

Former Vice President Mike Pence greets Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland (left) at a 2020 event. Strickland has said he will run for a third term if a charter amendment permitting third terms passes in the Aug. 4, 2022 election. (Photo by © Karen Pulfer Focht)

Pence in Memphis to discuss Operation Warp Speed

By: - December 3, 2020

Vice-President Mike Pence was in Memphis Thursday for a roundtable discussion of Operation Warp Speed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s vaccine distribution program and Tennessee’s plan to operationalize vaccinations once approved. Gov. Bill Lee and First Lady Maria Lee greeted Pence at Memphis International Airport. The roundtable was held in Air National Guard 164th […]

Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 14 -A supporter of President Donald Trump holds a Trump flag in one hand and rosary beads in the other. (Photo: Ray Di Pietro)

Trump supporters converge in Nashville for second week

By: - November 17, 2020

For the second weekend in a row, supporters of President Donald Trump converged on the Tennessee State Capitol and the Legislative Plaza in Nashville for a “Stop the Steal” protest of the election of President-elect Joe Biden. Several hundred people gathered the same day thousands gathered in Washington, DC for what was alternately known as […]