FOOD & DRINK
California Fast-Casual Chain Heading to Kentucky and Tennessee
I love it when restaurant chains we've longed to have set up shop in Kentucky make the decision to expand and include our humble Commonwealth. And nine times out of ten, those chains are ones with which we are familiar. Relatively New California-Based Chain Coming to Kentucky and Tennessee. The...
A Must See In North Carolina - Exploring Bryson City
Bryson City is a small town in North Carolina. It’s a gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with wildflowers, streams and part of the Appalachian Trail. The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad offers train rides through the park, plus the Smoky Mountain Trains Museum. The Tuckasegee River is popular for white-water rafting.
Conservationists warn Tennesseans against keeping wild box turtles
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, but it’s also nesting season for an animal commonly found in bedroom vivariums. Conservationists say if you happen across a wild box turtle, leave it alone and do not keep it as a pet. Joanna Prosser is...
Fast-growing food chain opens another store location in Tennessee
A popular and fast-growing food chain recently opened another new store location in Tennessee. Read on to learn more. On Friday, May 19, 2023, the rapidly expanding dessert chain Crumbl Cookies celebrated the grand opening of its newest Tennessee store location in Gallatin, according to an event announcement on the company's Facebook page.
Candy Bars Allegedly Containing "Magic Mushrooms" Seized in Warren Co. Days Before Several Rutherford Co. Students Became Sick After Eating Candy Bars with Mushrooms
You may recall hearing the May 18th story about several Christiana Middle School students eating a candy bar that reportedly contained “Magic Mushrooms.” After the incident occured, the Rutherford County Schools confirmed what took place. One caregiver told WGNS…. While the candy is available online, some may be...
Tennessee’s Lexington Tiny House Stuns With Double Dormer and Sun-Drenched Interiors
Finished in LP siding and metal roofing, the Lexington tiny house by Incredible Tiny Homes caught my eye this morning. From inside, it looks like a regular tiny house with a loft, kitchen and bathroom, all packed inside the 24 feet model, but it’s the exterior that is magnificently beautiful, courtesy of a double dormer. The Tennessee-based company has used ‘Close Cell Polyurethane Spray Foam’ to keep the home insulated, while the vinyl flooring provides durability and a good appearance to the interior.
FULL INTERVIEW: Laura Swanson, Director of Tennessee Wines
Governor Bill Lee has officially proclaimed May as Tennessee Wine and Grape Month. We sat down with Laura Swanson, Director of Tennessee Wines, to discuss more and talk about the dozens of wineries you can find across the state on the Tennessee Wine Trail.
Discover the 13 Official State Animals of Tennessee
From the Tennessee cave salamander to the Tennessee walking horse, the state of Tennessee has got the bases covered where official state animals are concerned. Join us as we celebrate Tennessee’s official animals. Come along as we explore the rich tapestry of wildlife that officially calls the Volunteer State home. Hop on the a-z-animal express as we discover the 13 official state animals of Tennessee.
NAACP issued travel advisory for Florida. Should it happen in in the Volunteer State too?
Good morning, guys! Congratulations on a successful week! You're doing great! It was a concerning to learn last week that the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People issued a travel advisory for the Florida after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation defunding diversity programs at the state’s public colleges and universities. ...
Tennessee “Old Farmer’s Almanac” Advice for May 29-June 4, 2023
This post includes some content written or assisted by AI tools. With the arrival of the week spanning from May 29 to June 4, Tennessee awakens to a realm of possibilities for gardening enthusiasts and astronomy aficionados. Within the esteemed pages of The Old Farmer's Almanac, a cherished repository of knowledge, one can uncover a trove of valuable guidance on topics ranging from cultivating vibrant gardens to unraveling the mysteries of the celestial sphere. In the following exploration, we shall uncover specific insights for the forthcoming week.
Tennessee mother raises money for little girls to see 'The Little Mermaid'
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Disney's "The Little Mermaid" live-action remake is making a splash in theaters!. The movie made $95.5 million dollars opening weekend but it was a special day for 80 Black children in East Tennessee. Eva Kyle set up a fundraiser with 16 other women to purchase 100...
$50,000 Powerball Winner Sold in Gallatin
GALLATIN/WINCHESTER – 5-25-2023 – Last night’s Powerball and Lotto America drawings created thousands of winners across the state, including a Powerball winner of $50,000 in Gallatin and a Lotto America winner of $20,000 in Winchester. The Powerball player matched four of five white balls plus the red Powerball to win the big prize. The ticket was purchased at Sudden Service, 698 Nashville Pike in Gallatin. The Lotto […] The post $50,000 Powerball Winner Sold in Gallatin appeared first on Sumner County Source.
Discover 5 Animals That Lurk Atop Tennessee’s Tallest Mountain
Discover 5 Animals That Lurk Atop Tennessee's Tallest Mountain. Clingmans Dome in Smoky Mountain National Park is not only renowned for its breathtaking vistas but also for its diverse wildlife. Exploring this majestic peak provides an opportunity to encounter a variety of fascinating creatures. As you ascend Tennessee’s tallest mountain be on the lookout for the park’s emblematic animal, the black bear. These magnificent creatures roam the area and may occasionally be spotted foraging for food or meandering through the woodlands. Beyond bears, the forests of Clingmans Dome are teeming with a rich array of wildlife. The park as a whole is home to over 200 varieties of birds, 67 native fish species, 65 species of mammals, and over 80 types of reptiles and amphibians. So, lace up your hiking boots and grab your water bottle as we trek about the summit of Clingmans Dome to discover 5 animals that lurk atop Tennessee’s tallest mountain.
Tennessee Restaurant Serves The Best Pasta In The State
LoveFood found the best bowl of pasta in each state.
Last Call for Tennessee’s To-Go Alcohol Sales
NASHVILLE — Tennessee restaurants and bars have just over a week left to offer cocktails and other alcoholic beverages to-go before a pandemic-era allowance expires on July 1. Gov. Bill Lee permitted to-go alcohol sales in March 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic forced restaurants to close dining rooms. The...
Vicki Yates retires after decades of dedication to education reporting
Middle Tennessee prepares to bid farewell to a familiar face as NewsChannel 5 anchor Vicki Yates retires after a remarkable career spanning over three decades.
Preparing for potential summer hazards: Grilling guidance
In Tennessee, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the summer season, full of fun activities with your family and friends, as well as delicious food. However, cooking certain seasonal dishes poses a potential fire risk.
Dozen-plus cats rescued from known dumping ground in Tennessee, many will lose eyes
MT. JULIET, Tenn. -- Animal rescue volunteers in Mt. Juliet are busy this Memorial Day weekend after taking in two dozen animals on Thursday, including some serious cases where several cats are going to have their eyes amputated. On Thursday, True Rescue posted that beyond their huge number of current...
Tennessee Fruit Tea
I grew up in the Midwest with only sun tea and "sweet" tea, which was really unsweet tea and an inch of sugar in the bottom. No matter what I did, I couldn’t get my tea sweet enough. When I moved to the South as an adult, I was...
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