Tennessee

On the Tennessee Whiskey Trail

Mike Gerrard | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

Heading to the Southern USA in pursuit of distilleries to visit, it's easy to get confused. And that's before you've even had a drink. American bourbon and whiskey are different. Bourbon doesn't have to be made in Bourbon County, or even in Kentucky. You can make bourbon in Tennessee, or even in Texas if you abide by the rules. Tennessee is more noted for its whiskey, though. And in the USA they do spell it whiskey except for the people who spell it whisky.

Tennessee Brings Back The Electric Chair

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK

Tennessee’s governor has approved a plan to allow the state to electrocute death row inmates in the event that prisons are unable to obtain the drug...

Policeman Sacked For Shooting & Pepper Spraying Unarmed Squirrel

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A police officer has been sacked after tackling an errant squirrel with pepper spray and a gun. Jody Putnam was fired from Tennessee's Mountain Ci...

The Clock Ticks On: The US Shutdown, A Southern View

James Mahon | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
James Mahon

Political suicide or protecting your own corner. This is what the American shutdown boils down to for many here in the southern states, including British and Irish workers from textiles to finance.

A Beatles Inspired American Pop Culture Journalist, Charles J Moss

James Mahon | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Mahon

Charles J Moss is a journalist by night and a communications and media relations professional for a health care company by day. It was as a child that the music of the Beatles and 80's and 90's TV shows captivated him to the point of becoming a pop-culture journalist.

Smoky Mountains and Log Cabins

Mike Gerrard | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

What's the most visited National Park in the United States? The Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone? No, it's the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which attracts over 9million visitors a year. It's a shame those acres aren't as well-known outside the USA...

Elvis, The Beatles, and Me

Mike Gerrard | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

The real flamboyance is over the road at Graceland, however, where the tours are self-guided with headphones. You're encouraged to tour briskly, as this National Historic Landmark is one of the most-visited private homes in the USA, but there's no problem if you want to linger longer somewhere.

WATCH: Alice Cooper Covers Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way'

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK Comedy

If there's one thing you'll learn from watching this video of Alice Cooper singing Born This Way at Tennessee's Bonnaroo Music Festival, it's this: no...

WATCH: Carrie The Dancing Dog - Cruel Or Harmless?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Internet favourite 'Carrie The Dancing Dog' is so well known on the web that she's got her own Facebook page, her own website and now a video on Huffi...

Forget The Bacon Sarnie, Try Burger King's Bacon Sundae

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

Yesterday, there was the hot dog crust pizza. Today, it's Burger King's new bacon sundae. Spotted in a branch in Nashville, Tennessee, this new des...