Ford Building EV Plants in Kentucky and Tennessee, Creating 11,000 Jobs

Ford has announced it is investing $11.4 billion to create four plants in Kentucky and Tennessee, bringing 11,000 jobs to the region.

Tennessee Makes $65 Million Play to Attract Oracle

Tennessee has approved $65 million in incentives for Oracle, as the company prepares to make a $1 billion investment in the state.

Ransomware Attack Shuts Down Knoxville’s Network

Knoxville, TN has suffered a major ransomware attack, forcing it to shut down its entire network.

Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest Body May Be Dug Up, Statue Sold

In South Carolina, they are pulling Confederate flags down from state buildings. Memphis, Tennessee is doing you one better. They’re planning to dig up the body of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. The Memphis City Council voted unanimously last week…

Tennessee Buses Crash, Three Killed

Two school buses collided on a Tennessee highway Tuesday afternoon, killing three and injuring 23. The crash occurred near Knoxville, at approximately 3 p.m., and two children and one adult died. Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said that the adult…

Millionaire Matchmaker Contestant Adam Winters Accused of Extortion

It’s looking more and more like former Millionaire Matchmaker guest Adam Winters wasn’t actually a millionaire after all. In fact, he may be a criminal. A few weeks ago the Associated Press reported that an affidavit has been filed in…

Bride Ties Baby To Wedding Dress, Drags Down Aisle

Bringing a whole new sense to wedding fashion, a Jacksonville, Tennessee woman strapped her newborn daughter to the tail-end of her gown as an accessory. ¬†Like a tatter tot trapped rolling on a conveyor belt in limbo, the baby went…

Stacey Campfield Goes Godwin’s Law on Obamacare

Over the past two years, and particularly last fall, the rhetoric coming from Republican opponents of the Affordable Care Act (AKA “Obamacare”) has been rather heated. Opposition to the new healthcare law is one of the main issues Republicans are…

Tennessee Policeman Fired After Choking Student

A Knoxville, Tennessee police officer was dismissed by the Knox County Sheriff after photos surfaced of the patrolman strangling a University of Tennessee student during an arrest near the site of a large party. The officer, 47-year-old Frank Phillips, choked…

63-Year-Old Twins Found Dead In Tennessee

The story you are about to read has shocked the residents of Chattanooga Tennessee. On March 29, police visited the home of 63-year-old twins Andrew and Anthony Johnson after a concerned relative, with a key, asked the police to check…

Jack Daniels Fights Whiskey Law Change

Fox News reports that there is a new whiskey rebellion a-brewing in Tennessee, and Jack Daniels may be right in the middle of it. Whiskey connoisseurs are very specific about what constitutes various types of spirits. The states of Kentucky…

Holly Bobo Suspect Zachary Adams Pleads “Not Guilty”

The man suspected of the 2011 kidnapping and murder of Holly Bobo pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. Zachary Adams was arraigned on the charges related to Bobo’s death in a Decatur County, Tenn. courtroom in a hearing that lasted approximately…

Missing Student Nurse: Murder Charge Filed In Case

Zachary Rye Adams, a suspect in the case of missing Tennessee nursing student Holly Lynn Bobo, was charged with murder and aggravated kidnapping. He is currently held without bond and is scheduled to be brought before the court on March…

Nun Sentenced to 35 Months in Prison for Anti-Nuclear Protest

A Federal District Judge sentenced an 84-year-old Roman Catholic nun to 35 months in prison Tuesday for breaking into a nuclear facility on July 28, 2012. Sister Megan Rice was found guilty of damaging more than $1,000 worth of U.S.…

Tennessee Bombing: Man Murders In-Laws

In a tragic twist, law enforcement has determined that the culprit behind the murder of a Tennessee couple may actually have been their own son-in-law. CNN reports that an investigation by police resulted in the arrest of 49-year-old Richard Parker.…

Tennessee Bombing: Son-In-Law Charged

The son-in-law of the Tennessee couple who was killed by a mail bomb has been charged with their murder, investigators announced today. Police arrested 49-year-old Richard Parker on two counts of felony first-degree murder and two counts of felony premeditated…

Victoria Jackson Wants To Run For County Commissioner

Victoria Jackson, the former “Saturday Night Live” comedian who made headlines with her Twitter tirade after the 2012 election, announced this week that she’s running for Williamson County Commissioner in Tennessee. The comedian and actress has petitioned to become an…

Sister Megan Rice, A Nun Facing Life In Prison

Sister Megan Rice is an 83-year-old Catholic nun who will likely be spending the rest of her life in prison. Her and two other peace activists were protesting a nuclear power plant when they took it a little further than…

Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark Acquired By Japanese Company

Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark are just two of America’s favorite liquors that will now be produced under the ownership of a Japanese beverage company, Suntory Holdings Ltd. The $13.62 billion deal was announced Monday after Beam Inc. agreed to…

Amazon Sales Tax Laws Expand to Three More States

Consumers in Indiana, Nevada and Tennessee will no longer get a free pass on sales tax when shopping on Amazon.com. Starting today, residents in those states will join the 16 other states in the country that automatically pay tax on…