Nashville Fire District Chief Tim Lankford “So Disturbed” by Gay Marriage Ruling, He Can “Barely Even Function” at His Job

UPDATE: See recent updates on the Tim Lankford Social Media Nightmare… and more local media coverage here. In our 5th installment, Nashville Fire Department District EMS Chief, Tim Lankford, doesn’t even attempt to hide his views of the LGBT Community – including those that serve under him in the Nashville Fire Department in various roles. Since our first post on him last week he has since removed his job title from his Facebook account, but his hateful posts remain. According to publicly available records, Tim Lankford is employed by the…

Nashville Fire Department: VIDEO! Stop the Engine! Stripping for a Drag Queen while on Duty!

Oh, Nashville Fire Department, you have yet to cease to amaze us. This time, instead of the hateful closed-minded ideals of some of the higher ups, we have some of the rank-and-file having a lot of fun – caught on camera, once again, the polar opposite of some of the attitudes we’ve found on display in our previous looks at the Nashville Fire Department. We have to ask – did the Nashville Fire Department allow it’s firefighters to appear, ON DUTY, in a web show? We’re guessing the answer is…

Nashville Fire Department: Firefighters Taking Pics While Fighting Fires & Selfies at Scenes?

RELATED: Part I: Nashville Fire Department Social Media Meltdown, & Nashville Fire Department IAFF 140 Response. Also, Nashville Fire Department: VIDEO! Stop the Engine! Stripping for a Drag Queen while on Duty! NEW:┬áTim Lankford says he was “So Disturbed” by the Gay Marriage Ruling that he can “Barely Even Function” at his job as District Chief! We discovered an alarming trend over the past few days while researching the Nashville Fire Department, and the social media posts made by it’s employees – who are mainly firefighters and medics that we…

Nashville Fire Department: Response from Local 140 Union, Social Media Policy Released

UPDATE: Also See Part II: Nashville Firefighters Taking Pics & Selfies on Scene? – and Part I: Nashville Fire Department Social Media Meltdown Last evening, the Local IAFF 140 Union issued the following email to it’s members, in response to our article yesterday. Several firefighters and medics, upset with the recklessness of other employee’s actions, have since forwarded us the the email. If you have info or other department things you’d like to share with us, email them to tips@eastnashville.news and we’ll redact any identifying information and keep your name…

Nashville Firefighter Brennen (Martin) Tatum calls East Nashville citizen a ‘Bitch’, encourages him to confront others | ALSO: NFD employees on strip clubs, politics, transgender restrooms, & more! *UPDATED*

UPDATE: See Part II: Nashville Firefighters taking pics and selfies on scene? Also, the IAFF Local 140’s response. Also, Nashville Fire Department: VIDEO! Stop the Engine! Stripping for a Drag Queen while on Duty! NEW: Tim Lankford says he was “So Disturbed” by the Gay Marriage Ruling that he can “Barely Even Function” at his job as District Chief! Of all the Nashville Metro Departments to have issues with their employees and social media, the Nashville Fire Department seems to be leading the pack. Perhaps it’s the typical ‘Type-A’ personalities…

Codes Corner: Property Standards Violations 5/14-5/20

At the first of each week we will bring you the Property Standards Violations from the previous week (Sat-Friday). Here are the violations for last week, 05/14 – 05/20. We are reporting on Council Districts 5,6,7, & 8. You can view the details of each request here. Date Received Property Address Property Owner Reported Problem 5/16/2016 716 VILLAGE CT HALE, JEFF CODES HOUSING REQUEST 5/16/2016 803 FATHERLAND ST FORRESTER, ALICE P. CODES HOUSING REQUEST 5/16/2016 947 E TRINITY LN STEVENS, JAMES D., THE ESTATE OF CODES HOUSING REQUEST 5/16/2016 2001…

Did You Poop in Alyce’s Yard?

Alyce Simmons would prefer that there was no poop in her yard. Of course, she is making the assumption that East Nashville has no free-roaming dogs, and that someone is walking their pooch through her garden and yard perhaps? Maybe the dog got loose and pooped on it’s mad dash through the neighborhood? Perhaps, a neighbor has been secretly fertilizing her garden with his dog poop for years, and that’s why her gardens and flowers are flourishing? Or maybe she’s just got a bad neighbor? Either way, Alyce has a…

How-To for Nosey Neighbors: Searching/Reporting Codes Violations & Permits

Do you have neighbors that you just don’t like? Are you ready to fire back at those tall-and-skinnies? Did your neighbor put up some fake ‘private parking’ signs or cones? Do you want to know how many times a property has been reported in the past, and what for, and what was done? Did you know that you can do all of this online, and anonymously! Here is a list of the violations that you can report online & the link: Nashville/Metro – Report a Codes Violation (opens in new…

East Nashville Thieves on Video – Stealing from Cars (Lillian St)

May 16th, around 4AM – the following happened on Lillian St. here in East Nashville. At least 4 subjects are observed as involved. Other than the cover of darkness, they are not even attempting to conceal what they are doing. You may want to enlarge the video to see all involved. If you have information on any of those involved, please contact MNPD. This occurred on the 1200 block of Lillian St, however it appears they were scouring the entire neighborhood with the car involved. Video from security footage, via…

Connell (Dan) Beasley of TradeJack Services Gives No Apology for Sexist Male-Only Help Wanted Posting & Makes Homophobic Statements

We can debate at length about the legalities of whether a small business should be able to specify they are hiring for a ‘male’ candidate for an open position, instead of it just being open to everyone. The real question comes down to whether or not you would give that company your business, as a customer, based on your own ethics and views. At the end of the day, despite it being legal or illegal, if people are still willing to support those business practices, then the business will find…