Mr. Ogles, the mayor of Maury County, will be favored to represent a Nashville-area seat that is now safely Democratic but was redrawn by G.O.P. mapmakers to lean Republican.
Madison Underwood was thrilled to learn she was pregnant. But when a rare defect in the developing fetus threatened her life, she was thrust into post-Roe chaos.
As combat sports grow in popularity, ringside physicians grapple with the precarious ethics of their role.
Railing on social media from your blue state won’t change a thing down here.
Trump should not escape responsibility for his self-imposed ignorance.
When states are led by zealots, many of the people who live there are governed by laws they vehemently oppose.
The unflashy 32-year-old star makes irrepressibly catchy and relatable country anthems. Now he’s walking a tricky line: finding ways to evolve without straying too far from his roots.
Inflation at the diner. Sky-high prices at the pump. The view of the country from a 5,000-mile car journey is clear: It’s expensive out there.
Hospitalizations from Covid-19 are receding, but safety-net providers are facing tremendous unmet needs from poor and uninsured patients who delayed seeking care during the pandemic.
Tennessee has a plan for that.
Meteorologists said thunderstorms could produce damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes in the Midwest and the Mississippi Valley, a day after tornadoes injured nearly two dozen people in Texas.
Hillsdale College is building a national, publicly funded charter school network — and fighting what it calls leftist teaching.
Nearly 14 million people across the region faced an enhanced risk of severe weather on Wednesday. Forecasters said the storms could produce tornadoes.
Republicans are about freedom and small government only when they’re not the ones in control of the government.
Severe weather, bringing several inches of rain and damaging winds, was expected to begin Monday afternoon in Texas and then move over Louisiana and Mississippi on Tuesday, forecasters said.
F.D.A. inspectors said that a fumigation of the West Memphis, Ark., distribution center last month revealed more than 1,100 dead rodents. A far-reaching recall has been issued for stores in six states.
Tennessee was long known for a brand of moderate Southern politics. Nashville, a blue island in a red state, is finding that the old rules no longer apply.
Incomes are low in small-town Tennessee, but so is the cost of living. That attraction could be a key to reviving many rural areas.
White-tailed deer on Staten Island have become the first wild animals with documented Omicron infections. The coronavirus has now been found in deer in 15 states.
State Senators voted 27 to 5 to remove Katrina Robinson from office over a wire fraud conviction. She has denied wrongdoing, and called the move “an attack on the Black vote.”
Shifts in polls of Republicans, disagreements on endorsements and jeers over vaccines hint at daylight between the former president and the right-wing movement he spawned.
The board voted unanimously to remove the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel from classrooms because it contained swear words, according to minutes from the meeting.
This new political breed accepts paychecks in Bitcoin. The mayors also want to use buzzy new tech like NFTs to raise money for public projects.
Elizabeth and Gabriel Rutan-Ram are plaintiffs in a lawsuit claiming that state funding of a child-placing agency that discriminates based on religion is unconstitutional.
The act of taking down a memorial — like the act of putting one up — is largely symbolic. But symbols also tell us who we are.
Investigators have not identified any suspects in the arson case. The health clinic, in Knoxville, Tenn., was shot at by someone last year.
Drivers reported being stranded for hours as part of the interstate, one of the country’s busiest travel corridors, was shut down after accidents involving several tractor-trailers.
Hundreds of thousands were without electricity on Monday, and federal government offices in the Washington, D.C., area were closed because of the storm.
In his complaint, a former employee says the Tennessee radio broadcaster, an evangelical Christian who has built a personal finance empire, violated his religious rights.
Our collective efforts can make a huge difference.
Here’s how to pitch in as local and national volunteers and aid groups mobilize to help hard-hit areas.
Power was out across the region on Saturday, and severe storms were expected to continue.
Dozens of people were killed across several states on Friday night.
A YouTuber who investigates cold cases found a missing Tennessee teenager’s car submerged in a nearby river. It is at least the fourth such discovery by amateur investigators in two months.
The halting of executions and the guilty verdicts in the Ahmaud Arbery case have given us the slightest bit of hope for change.
A Tennessee appeals court granted Tim Gilbert a new trial after jurors deliberated in a room named after the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Ford’s plans for multi-billion dollar manufacturing sites for electric vehicles has Tennessee and Kentucky singing a different tune on cleaner energy.
Some residents want the monument removed. In the meantime, Franklin, Tenn., erected a statue of a U.S. Colored Troops soldier, broadening the way the community memorializes the Civil War.
People on both sides of the aisle can work together to prevent future calamities from unfolding.
The automaker and a supplier will spend $11.4 billion on three battery factories and a truck plant, creating 11,000 jobs.
On Monday, the Ford Motor Company announced a massive investment to build electric vehicles in Kentucky and Tennessee. Together with partner SK Innovation, it will invest $11.4 billion and create around 11,000 new jobs in the region building electric F-series pickup trucks and battery packs.
“This is our moment—our biggest investment ever—to help build a better future for America,” said Jim Farley, Ford president and CEO. “We are moving now to deliver breakthrough electric vehicles for the many rather than the few. It’s about creating good jobs that support American families, an ultra-efficient, carbon-neutral manufacturing system, and a growing business that delivers value for communities, dealers and shareholders.”
Blue Oval City in Staunton, Tennessee, will be a $5.6 billion, 3,600-acre (14.6 km2) campus that includes a vehicle assembly plant for electric pickups, as well as a joint venture BlueOvalSK battery plant. The companies say this will create nearly 6,000 new jobs and that the plant is designed to be carbon neutral with no landfill waste once it’s operational.
In Tennessee, where the governor allows families to ignore school mask mandates, some parents are making excruciating calculations each morning about whether to send their children to school.
His Pulitzer-winning novel, “The Overstory,” left him so drained that he didn’t know whether he would write again. His new book, “Bewilderment,” came to him when he imagined a child talking to him in a forest.
Most flood coverage is offered through a federal program, though some insurers offer extra insurance for sump pump failure.
Some matters are too important to be entrusted to state governments anymore.
Choices about building rules, insurance programs, flood maps and more put residents at higher risk, according to climate and disaster experts.
Among the 20 people killed in racing waters were a high school freshman, an Army veteran, toddler twins and a mother of five.
The deaths were reported by a sheriff’s official in Humphreys County, who said that the authorities were searching house to house after flooding knocked out cellphone service and swamped roads.
Attempts to restrict how students are taught about racism in schools have multiplied, but some in the South are standing in defense of real history.
Mark Herring had a fatal heart attack after the police swarmed his house following a fake emergency call. He had been targeted because of his coveted Twitter handle, @Tennessee.