Tag: Tennessee

Rarely are lawmakers across the political spectrum so unified. And rarely do they act so rapidly. As we commemorate National Newspaper Week, I’ve been considering the question why America Needs Journalists. My thoughts seem to…

One hundred years ago this month, women in the United States were guaranteed the right to vote with ratification of the 19th Amendment — secured by a 24-year-old Tennessee legislator’s decisive vote, cast at the…

Several Southern states moved on Monday to lift stay-at-home orders amid the COVID-19 pandemic, even as top federal health officials warned that too abrupt a reopening could spark new outbreaks of disease. South Carolina and…

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday toured a neighborhood reduced to rubble by a tornado earlier this week and marveled at “the tremendous heart” he witnessed. He also offered a message for…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rescuers searched through shattered Tennessee neighborhoods for bodies Tuesday, less than a day after tornadoes ripped across Nashville and other parts of the state as families slept. At least 24 people…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding at least 40 buildings and killing at least 22 people. One of the twisters caused severe damage across downtown Nashville, destroying the stained glass…

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, declaring that he’s taking a stand for religious liberty, has signed a bill allowing faith-based adoption agencies that are under state license and receive state funding to deny adoptions to gay…

A reshuffling at other Russel Stover Candies facilities across the Midwest will mean more jobs for Iola?s production plant. The Kansas City-based company announced Tuesday it was closing several of its low-traffic stores across the…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —  A man  who may have been dreaming of a “green” Christmas found himself inside the gray walls of a Tennessee jail. According to court documents, state police caught Somphone Temmeraj, 57,…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville’s sheriff says there’s proof that Johnny Cash was granted law enforcement authority four decades ago. At the Johnny Cash Museum this week, Nashville Sheriff Daron Hall unveiled a blown-up image…