Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Tennessee. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Nashville bureau at (615) 373-9988 or apnashville@ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Central.

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Top Stories:

CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS-TENNESSEE

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Relatives of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest are demanding $30 million from the city of Memphis, Tennessee, and a nonprofit to move his remains from a park and settle a lawsuit over the takedown of a statue of the former Ku Klux Klan leader.

MUSIC-AMERICANA AWARDS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jason Isbell may be the leading nominee for this year's Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards show Wednesday night, but the four-time nominee faces a strong challenge from multiple female nominees aiming to add more diversity to the genre.

With:

—LUKE BRYAN-RESTAURANT CONCERT, from Nashville: Country singer and songwriter Luke Bryan has hosted a free street concert to mark the opening of his new Tennessee restaurant that drew nearly 30,000 people to downtown Nashville.

TROPICAL WEATHER

WILMINGTON, N.C. — People who thought they were relatively safe from the onslaught of Hurricane Florence began boarding up and Georgia's governor declared a state of emergency Wednesday as uncertainty over the path of the monster storm spread worry along the Southeastern coast.

In Brief:

—GRADE TAMPERING, from Memphis: The absence of 98 percent of needed documentation has brought the investigation into grading irregularities at a large Tennessee school district to an abrupt halt.

—BEAMAN-COLLEGE BOARD, from Nashville: A well-known Tennessee businessman and major Republican donor has left Belmont University's board until his contentious divorce is resolved.

—1994 KILLING, from Memphis: A Tennessee man has pleaded guilty in the killing of a college student during a robbery 24 years ago.

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