Fox ad attacks Barry, husband as anti-Christian
Nashville’s mayoral runoff turned downright bitter on Monday, with Megan Barry condemning — and opponent David Fox defending — a new campaign radio ad that raises past comments from her husband to portray the couple as anti-Christian.
Howard Gentry endorses Megan Barry in mayoral runoff
Howard Gentry said Monday that he could not stand in the background any longer as he endorsed Megan Barry in Nashville's mayoral runoff, giving her candidacy a key ally in the battleground of North Nashville.
Mayoral Candidates Trade Barbs On Privatizing Jobs
The final two candidates for mayor debated the privatization of government jobs Monday in front of the Rotary Club of Nashville. They came down on different sides of one major decision by the Metro School Board.
When David Fox was chairman of the board, the panel voted to outsource custodial jobs to a private contractor. He touted how it saved millions of dollars.
NewsChannel 5 Poll Shows Post-Debate Surge For Barry
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Results from the NewsChannel 5 independent mayoral debate poll showed Barry has taken the lead.
Mayoral candidates Megan Barry and David Fox faced off in a debate last week at Vanderbilt University. NewsChannel 5 teamed up with Yacoubian Research to create the only independent poll in the mayor's race.
Polling opened nearly one week before the debate and closed the day after the debate.
Pre-debate polling showed Fox in the lead at 46% and Barry at 44%.
Post-debate numbers showed Barry in the lead at 56% and Fox sliding down to 39%.
Listeners Ask: Will Barry Or Fox Defend Nashville Policies At State Legislature?
Several listeners wrote in to find out where mayoral candidates Megan Barry and David Fox stand on sparring with the state over local policies. So WPLN asked them both: On what issues would you stand up to the legislature if it tried to trump city policy and programs?
After a nearly 10-second pause, Fox began his answer.
Mayoral candidates Barry, Fox greet voters at Antioch event
With less than two weeks to go until election day, early voting is in full swing.
The two remaining candidates for mayor are making sure every day counts.
Megan Barry and David Fox were at the Southeast Community Center Park in Antioch near the Ford Ice Center on Saturday.
Megan Barry: Ethics background helps for public office
The concept of business ethics doesn’t usually register on the public radar unless a corporate executive has landed in hot water.
Keeping companies out of the spotlight and in step with legal, accepted business practices is the mark of a good ethics and compliance officer. That’s what Megan Barry aimed to do in her work away from the Metro Council, and it’s that professional experience she would bring to the table if elected Nashville’s next mayor.
Bone fires back at Fox's criticism of Metro finances
Newly minted Megan Barry surrogate Charles Robert Bone says he is "stunned" by candidate David Fox's critique of the state of Metro finances and won't sit back as Barry and Karl Dean's legacy get attacked.
Barry: This is no time to ‘put the brakes on’ city’s economy
The TN Ledger
Local attorney Will Cheek III is backing Megan Barry in Nashville’s mayoral runoff because he’s impressed by how well she balances “socially progressive” convictions with support of business interests.
Listeners Ask: Will The Next Mayor Fan The Flames Of Nashville’s Film Industry?
We’ve been asking WPLN listeners what they want to hear from Nashville’s candidates for mayor. While themes of affordable housing and transit top the list, voters also wrote us about issues that have received less attention, like supporting a local film industry.