Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Tennessee is only the 36th largest but the 16th most populous of the 50 United States. Tennessee is bordered by eight states, with Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, Arkansas to the west, and Missouri to the northwest. The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border. Nashville is the state's capital and largest city, with a 2017 population of 667,560 and a 2017 metro population of 1,903,045. Tennessee's second largest city is Memphis, which had a population of 652,236 in 2017.
Country legend Dolly Parton is stepping amid the coronavirus pandemic and donating her time and money. The music icon announced she will donate $1 million to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in..
Charlie, a female Komodo dragon at the Chattanooga Zoo in Tennessee, is a new mom. The reptile has proven to be an independent mom after giving birth to 3 babies without a male partner. Charlie and a..
Music icon Taylor Swift has donated $1 million to the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund. The fund supports the communities hit and nonprofits helping the victims of the recent tornadoes in and..
At least 22 people were killed on Tuesday when a series of powerful tornadoes ripped through Nashville and other parts of Tennessee, flattening buildings and leaving tens of thousands of people without..
Prospective buyers arriving at Betsy and Eric Melby's house for sale in Memphis, Tennessee, last week were greeted by a large pump bottle of hand sanitizer and a box of disposable gloves. Reuters - Published
Tragedy and destruction didn't deter members of the Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, they held Sunday service in a tent in the parking lot after Tuesday's deadly tornadoes in Tennessee. (March.. USATODAY.com - Published
The latest target was a 94-year-old man in Tennessee said to have been a guard at a concentration camp in Germany. “These people are old, and they’re dying,” a prosecutor said of the cases’.. NYTimes.com - Published
Here are the top stories for Friday, March 6th: Trump tours tornado damage in Tennessee; $8.3B coronavirus legislation becomes law; Gunmen kill dozens in Kabul, Afghanistan; Harry opens British auto.. USATODAY.com - Published
The number of people who have the novel coronavirus in New York state doubled to 22 on Thursday following an increase in testing, as Tennessee and the city of San Francisco reported cases of the.. Reuters - Published
The number of people who have the novel coronavirus in New York state has doubled to 22 following an increase in testing, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday, as Tennessee became the 14th U.S. state.. Reuters - Published
A tornado that tore through a Tennessee community early Tuesday was over in seconds. In the aftermath, families stumbled through debris in the dark and rain to the only nearby house that was still.. USATODAY.com - Published
A day after a series of fierce tornadoes killed 24 people in Tennessee, rescue teams on Wednesday were searching through flattened homes and piles of debris in the north-central part of the state for.. Reuters - Published
Rescuers searched through shattered Tennessee neighborhoods for bodies after tornadoes ripped across Nashville and other parts of the state as families slept. At least 24 people were killed, some in.. USATODAY.com - Published