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  • Waffle House shooting hero raises $170K for victims

    ANTIOCH, Tenn. – The hero who grabbed an AR-15 rifle out of the hands of a gunman at a Waffle House in Tennessee is now helping to raise money for the victims of the shooting. James Shaw Jr. engaged suspected gunman Travis Reinking as police said Reinking opened fire...
  • Waffle House shooting suspect in custody !

    The suspected gunman in the Waffle House shooting near Nashville, Tennessee, that left four dead was captured Monday afternoon, authorities said. Travis Reinking was taken into custody about 2 p.m., about two hours after police officials said they had received no credible sightings of the suspect since Sunday morning....
  • Nashville, Tennessee has the lowest unemployment rate in the US

    Nashville, Tennessee, is known as “Music City.” Now it can be known as “Job City” too. According to the the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Nashville, Tennessee, had the lowest unemployment rate—2.7%—of any metropolitan area in the US with over one million people as of February 2018. Nashville even beats...
  • The question that haunts Martin Luther King’s last day in Memphis

    (CNN) It’s April 4, 1968, and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. steps outside his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, and leans over the balcony. King has been in an anxious mood all day, and his room reflects his hurried state of mind. His bed remains...
  • Taylor Swift makes surprise appearance at Tennessee cafe

    Taylor Swift returned to her country roots during a surprise appearance at Nashville’s famed Bluebird Cafe. The Tennessean reports Swift joined songwriter Craig Wiseman on stage Saturday night. The 28-year-old Swift received a standing ovation from the roughly 40 patrons. Her hair in a ponytail and wearing a black...
  • Following sexual assault investigation Tennessee MegaChurch Pastor resigns

    A pastor accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl 20 years ago has resigned from his ministerial post at a Tennessee megachurch, CBS News affiliate WREG-TV reports. Andy Savage announced his resignation Tuesday after the Highpoint Church concluded their investigation. The church says they stand by Savage’s resignation. They also acknowledged their own...
  • The Indelible Career Of Gospel Innovator Dr. Bobby Jones

    Singer and bandleader Dr. Bobby Jones is known affectionately as the Ed Sullivan of gospel music. Jones has helped to launch the careers of many gospel stars and his Nashville home is lined with trophies for his contributions to music. But despite the enormous impact he’s had in the...
  • Amazon makes an announcement on the 20 cities that could have their 2nd headquarters

    Amazon named 20 finalists in the race to win its second headquarters Thursday, narrowing the pool of cities and states competing to secure an expected 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investment. They are: Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Boston, MA Chicago, IL Columbus, OH Dallas, TX Denver, CO Indianapolis, IN Los Angeles,...
  • Confederate Statue reportedly has been vandalized…Painted pink

    A Confederate statue on private property along an interstate in Tennessee has been painted pink in the latest act of vandalism there. The Tennessean reports the statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest seems to have been painted late Tuesday or early Wednesday. The statue portrays the early Ku Klux Klan...