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Olivia Holt - Disney Channel's "I Didn't Do It"

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Megan Fox

 Megan Fox


Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake 


Pat Summit

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Morgan Freeman


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Did you know that 3 former U.S. Presidents called Tennessee their home? It's true! The great state of Tennessee has a long history of political greatness.
 Andrew Jackson   James K. Polk   Andrew Johnson 


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Sevier County hotel named ‘Nicest Place in America’

10.14.2021 wate.com: KODAK, Tenn. (WATE) — For the second time in the five-year history of the award, Reader’s Digest has named an East Tennessee business the “Nicest Place in America.” Since 2017, Reader’s Digest has recognized places across America that, “believe in kindness, civility, and each other, neighbors help each other out, and strangers are welcomed as friends,” according to their website. This year, Nicest Place in America is the Quality Inn in Kodak and its owner Sean Patel. Read more here.


Second amendment focused church details plans of Grainger County property

10.14.2021 wvlt.tv A church that prides themselves on their second amendment right has bought a huge piece of land in Grainger County. Rod of Iron Ministries, also known as World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, holds their church service in Pennsylvania, but recently purchased 225 acres of land off Thorn Hill Church Road for a retreat destination. Read more here.


Tennessee Chooses New License Plate

10.05.2021 tennessean.com It's out with the old and in with the blue, as Tennessee unveiled its new license plate Tuesday. The state is moving away from its green mountain design to a new blue license with white text and Tennessee's thre-star emblem displayed in the center. Read more here.


Smith & Wesson to Relocate Headquarters to Tennessee

11.30.2021 ir.smith-wesson.com Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Select: SWBI), one of the nation's oldest firearms manufacturers, announced today that it is moving its headquarters and significant elements of its operations to Maryville, Tennessee in 2023. Smith & Wesson has been based in Springfield, Massachusetts since the company was incorporated in 1852. Read more here.


Ryan Knauss, Corryton's True Hero

09.06.2021 knoxfocus.com: The first news report I heard said Knoxville. The next one, Corryton. A third identified him as a Gibbs High School graduate. United States (U.S.) Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Knauss was one of the 13 American heroes who died in the recent attack on Afghanistan. It was reported that the outstanding young patriot who was only 23 years old had received several awards including a Purple Heart. Read more here.


Stewart County Tennessee Man Catches 90-.lb Catfish

12.05.2015 wkrn.com: Tyler Schmid almost spent Black Friday shopping with his wife, but instead, his buddy Dave took him fishing on the Cumberland River in Stewart County. Now he knows he made the right choice. After a mostly slow fishing day, Schmid hooked one of the largest fish ever caught in Tennessee. Read more here.


Over 10,000 “Christmas is All About Jesus” Signs To Go Up In Tennessee 12.02.2015 worldreligionnews.com: Pastors all over Tennessee have embarked on spreading the message that Jesus should be celebrated all throughout December. They have printed a large number of yard signs that proclaim “Christmas is all about Jesus,” with the goal to distribute the signs across all 95 counties of Tennessee. Read more here.


Tennessee Native, Reese Witherspoon, Opens First Draper James Store in Nashville 10.22.2015 hollywoodreporter.com: Reese Witherspoon's first Draper James store is open, ya'll. The actress, who launched her Southern-inspired lifestyle line in May, announced Wednesday that her company's first brick-and-mortar is up and running Read more here.


Chickamauga Yields What May Be New Tennessee Record Largemouth
02.14.2015 flwoutdoors.com: DAYTON, Tenn. -- Friday the 13th was anything but unlucky for Gabe Keen of Caryville, Tenn., who caught a 15.20-pound largemouth bass out of Lake Chickamauga that figures to be Tennessee’s new state record. Read more here.


Bible To Be Tennessee State Book?
2.13.2015 tennessean.com: Freshman Rep. Jerry Sexton wants to add the Bible to the state symbols of Tennessee. According to the Bean Station Republican's legislation, the Holy Bible would be "designated as the official state book." Read more here.


Denso To Add 400 Jobs In Athens, TN
01.29.2015 timesfreepress.com: ATHENS, Tenn. — Japanese automotive supplier Denso Manufacturing today unfurled an $85 million expansion to its plant here with plans to hire 400 more workers. Read more here.


Gun Maker Barretta Moves to Tennessee!
07.23.2014 Forbes.com: Beretta U.S.A. Corp., is leaving Accokeek, Maryland. Baretta announced they're moving to a new facility being built in Gallatin, Tennessee. This move will take 300 jobs out of Maryland. Read more here.


Knoxville, Tennessee Most Bible-Minded City in the U.S.

11.21.2013 barna.org: In a recent Barna research poll, Knoxville, TN was found to be the most "Bible-Minded City" in the United States. Other Tennessee cities that ranked in the top twenty were Chattanooga at number three, and Nashville at number fourteen. See the entire list here


Three TN Cities Make National Geographic's 'Best Adventure Towns'

11.15.2013 adventure.nationalgeographic.com: Three Tennessee cities were featured on National Geographic's Top 100 'America's Adventure Towns.' The cities of Gatlinburg, Knoxville, and Nashville were chosen among the top cities in Tennessee for adventure. Read more here.


Tennessee Walking Men' wind down 1,000 mile trek across state

11.13.2013 millington.wmctv.com - With 1,000 miles deep into an adventure-driven trek across the Volunteer State, three friends continue a months-long walk along back roads in a collective pursuit to slow down and explore the different lifestyles and landscapes Tennessee offers. Named the Tennessee Walking Men, the three individuals set out on foot from Memphis in August to discover what it means to call Tennessee home while documenting their experience in a film. Read more here.





Last updated: 12.05.2015

Question: What do Kenny Chesney, Shannen Doherty, and Davy Crockett have in common?


Answer: They were all born in Tennessee of course!

Kenny Chesney born in Knoxville, TN March 26, 1968.

Shannen Doherty born in Memphis, TN April 12th, 1971.

Davy Crockett born in Limestone, TN Aug 17th, 1786.


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Tennessee Census Information - According to the 2010 U.S. Census, there are 6,346,105 citizens in Tennessee!


Brother Byron's Musical Musings - the life of a Knoxville Baptist Music Minister. 


Famous Tennesseans You may be surprised at who you find! Most complete list of famous Tennesseans on the entire web! UPDATED!


Tennessee's Wealthiest People See who's got all the money in our state! 


Movie & TV Personalities from TN Actors, actresses, comedians etc.


Tennessee's 95 Counties - Alphabetical list of our state's counties with hyperlinks to the US Census Bureau's page for each county.



Tennessee License Plate


Great Tennessee Links


Knox County, TN Genealogy & History: Terrific resource for folks studying Knox County.


Tennessee Legislature: Find out who your state Representative is and what laws are being worked on.


Historical Facts Link to Tennessee Blue Book.


DirectoryTennessee.com Directory of Tennessee offers a vast selection for finding our resource and information.


NASCAR in Tennessee Follow this link to Bristol Motor Speedway!


The Lost Sea Link to the worlds largest underground lake!


Dollywood - visit Dolly Parton's theme park!!!


Tennessee State Flag Verbal Salute, from the TN Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution:

"Three white stars on a field of blue

God keep them strong and ever true

It is with pride and love that we

Salute the flag of Tennessee"

Tennessee Flag

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The Best BBQ in Tennessee, Sweet P's in Knoxville, TN

Sweet P's BBQ Knoxville, TN



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Shannen Doherty

Shannen Doherty


Davy Crockett

Davy Crockett


Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton


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Trevor Bayne


Al Gore

Albert Gore


Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino


Christina Hendricks

  Christina Hendricks



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