GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Despite closing for more than a month because of COVID-19, Great Smoky Mountains National Park experienced its second busiest year on record last year.
Country music icon Dolly Parton encouraged people to get vaccinated in a video posted to social media Tuesday while she received her first Moderna shot.
"Given all that is going on in the world, I don't think putting me on a pedestal is appropriate at this time," Dolly Parton said of a bill to erect a statue of her.
A new museum two decades in the making is telling the interconnected story of Black musical genres through the lens of American history.
Hall of Fame songwriter Jim Weatherly, who wrote "Midnight Train to Georgia" and other hits for Gladys Knight, Glen Campbell and Ray Price, has died. He was 77.
"The Killer's Shadow: The FBI's Hunt for a White Supremacist Killer" by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker; Dey St. (304 pages, $16.99) ——— The names Ted Bundy, Zodiac Killer, Jack the Ripper and Jeffrey Dahmer resonate across America, while the names of other men who committed horrific crimes do not. Such is the case with Joseph Paul Franklin. Franklin hated Black people and Jewish people. A ...
It's been proposed that a statue of Dolly Parton should be erected on the grounds of the Tennessee Capitol. The creation and installation of t…
Tourists are flocking to Nashville, Tennessee for New Year's Eve despite the bombing and curfew in place. A bombing on Christmas Day in the he…
Molly Gibson's birth in Tennessee is believed to have set a record for the longest-frozen embryo known to have to resulted in a birth.
A Tennessee police department is mourning the loss of Sjaak, a K-9 officer that died after being shot three times when a man opened fire on a patrol car.
People who are especially vulnerable to severe COVID-19 illness are safest staying home.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A poll worker in Memphis, Tennessee, has been fired after turning away early voters who were wearing "Black Lives Matter" and "I Can't Breathe" shirts, an elections official said Monday.
A rescue group in Tennessee says Augie the golden retriever is the oldest of her breed in history after turning 20 years old in April.
A white Tennessee deputy got a surprise after two black women anonymously paid for his meal, and he thanked them for their generosity in a Facebook post.
A tourist managed to crack the clear glass floor of the largest pedestrian suspension bridge in the United States, forcing it to close for repairs.
A petition says "Tennessee is littered with statues memorializing confederate officers. ... Instead, let us honor a true Tennessee hero, Dolly Parton."
Lefty-hitting Hassell is considered by many to be the best pure hitter among high school players. Vanderbilt recruit will likely be the first high school position player from Tennessee picked in the first round since outfielder Mike White went 19th overall to the Dodgers in 1986. Draft stock rose last spring and summer when he led the U.S. national team and later hit .514 at the under-18 World Cup in South Korea. Also a solid pitcher, but teams envision him as an outfielder — likely in center field.
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A nine-year-old boy in Tennessee became the third child in his family to catch a monster fish, reeling in an 80-pound sturgeon that outweighed him by far.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Xavier University's cancellation of its graduation ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic didn't stop one Tennessee senior from walking across the stage.
Thousands of bottles of hand sanitizer and packs of antibacterial wipes and medical masks have been donated after a failed attempt to resell them for profit during the U.S. coronavirus outbreak.
Tennessee is under a state of emergency Wednesday after the deadliest tornado day in seven years.
Tennessee was under a state of emergency Wednesday after tornadoes hit the region Tuesday morning.
In recent years, scientists have noticed an increased frequency of tornadoes in the Southeast, carving a deadly path in what's called Dixie Alley.
There would be far less history in a Super Bowl pitting Green Bay and Tennessee. However, Packers coach Matt LaFleur was offensive coordinator and play-caller for the Titans in 2018. He was the Rams' non-play-calling offensive coordinator in 2017.