Why Tennessee Remains The Centre Of The Music Universe

Phillip Othen | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Entertainment

We all know Nashville is the birthplace of country music, and home of the Grand Ole Opry. Tennessee is where you’ll find gaudy-yet-fabulous theme pa...

How to Make a Positive Impact in Someone's Life and Change Their Life for the Better Through the Animal Abuse Register

Brian Berry | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK
Brian Berry

How appealing is a society where bullying, abuse, and violence decrease, maybe even disappear? Do you feel technology can protect us by knowing if som...

Boy, 11, Guilty Of Shooting Dead Girl, 8, In Row Over Puppies

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.02.2016 | UK

An 11-year-old American boy has been found guilty of shooting dead an eight-year-old girl in a row over puppies. The juvenile who has been named by...

US Latin Teacher Hilariously Confused For Sacked Shadow Minister

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK

Spare a thought for those who share their name with a famous personality - and pity more people who are inundated with abuse on social media when thei...

Nationalistic Rant Calls For US Military To Bomb ‘Their Desert'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- A TV news anchor’s flag-waving commentary on the Chattanooga shooting went viral on Monday due to some provocative lines suggesting the ...

Attack On Tennessee Military Facilities Leaves Five Dead

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

A gunman fired on two military facilities in Tennessee on Thursday, killing at least four Marines and wounding a soldier and a police officer, officia...

Staff Resign For 'God's Glory' Rather Than Issue 'Gay Marriage Licenses'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.07.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Three county clerks in Tennessee have resigned rather than issue marriage licenses to gay couples, with one of the trio telling a local ne...

The Emblem Of White Supremacy And Slave Holding Is Falling

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Across the American south, the emblem of insurrection and slave holding is falling. On Wednesday, Robert Bentley, the Republican governor ...

On the Tennessee Whiskey Trail

Mike Gerrard | Posted 13.09.2014 | 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...