Travis Loller

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East Nashville: the hippest neighborhood in town

May 2, 2015

East Nashville: the hippest neighborhood in town

A trip to Nashville wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the honky-tonks of lower Broadway and a pilgrimage to the “mother church of country music,” the Ryman Auditorium, but once you’ve hit those, consider a trip across the river to Nashville’s hippest neighborhood. ...

Snake handler's death leaves church unfazed

| Feb 27, 2014

Snake handler's death leaves church unfazed

Three days after Pastor Jamie Coots died from a rattlesnake bite at church, mourners leaving his funeral went back to handle snakes. Coots, who appeared on the National Geographic Channel’s “Snake Salvation,” pastored the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name church founded by his ...