I am a baby name expert… this is why you should NOT give your kids nicknames

A baby expert has urged expectant parents to avoid shortened ‘nicknames’ for their children. Jessica Paquette, 22, believes having a nickname as a first name makes people seem less professional at work and that strangers subconsciously respect them less. She shared a TikTok explaining why popular names like Jake – instead of Jacob – Jessie … Read more

NFL’s Titans asked to delay Saturday’s kickoff due to Nashville’s power grid strain amid cold temps

Tennessee Titans delay Saturday’s kickoff against the Houston Texans by one hour at Nashville Mayor’s request as the city faces rolling blackouts with temperatures plunging into low teens Nashville mayor John Cooper asked the Titans to delay Saturday’s noon kickoff The city is facing a frigid temperatures, causing issues with the power grid Friday’s Nashville … Read more

Miley Cyrus’ mother Tish files for divorce from husband of almost 30 years Billy Ray Cyrus

Miley Cyrus‘ mother Tish has reportedly filed for divorce from husband of almost 30 years, country singing sensation Billy Ray Cyrus, 60.  Tish, 54, filed in Tennessee last week citing irreconcilable differences, according to a Monday report from TMZ. In a joint statement obtained by PEOPLE, the pair confirmed the divorce, saying: ‘We go our … Read more

Winter storm could bring rare snow to Arkansas, Mississippi and Georgia

A rare winter storm could bring snow and icy conditions to the South before moving into the Northeast over the MLK weekend.  The storm is currently located in the Pacific Ocean and will move to Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, the Carolinas, Virginia and into the Northeast. In the Appalachian and Eastern Seaboard, it will most … Read more

Professor hid a cash prize on campus to prove that students don’t read the class syllabus 

A Tennessee university music professor hid a cash prize on campus to see if his students fully read the class syllabus – only to find the crisp $50 bill he had placed in a locker still there at the end of the semester.   Kenyon Wilson, the associate head of performing arts at Tennessee at Chattanooga, decided … Read more

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is blasted for letting Ford build $11.5bn EV plants in other states

Critics are pouncing on Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer after Ford announced it will spend $11.4billion to build electric vehicle plants in states with friendlier regulatory climates. The U.S. automobile maker is breaking away from its historic headquarters to build two ‘massive’ campuses in Tennessee and Kentucky. The sites are expected to generate 11,000 new jobs. … Read more

Nurse ‘sent blood-stained sanitary napkin and dog feces to husband’s ex’

A Tennessee nurse has been charged with mailing a sanitary napkin drenched in human blood and dog feces to her husband’s ex-wife, after allegedly keying the woman’s car and sending her teenage daughter a letter calling the child ‘poor white trash.’ Della Marie Gibson Lathum, 37, from Oak Ridge, had a federal complaint filed against … Read more

Lordstown dealt another blow after a stock selloff by five executives is revealed

Five top executives at the troubled electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors sold a total of $8million in stock just weeks before its fourth quarter results revealed huge losses.  One executive, Chuan Vo, who heads the company’s propulsion division, sold 99.3% of his vested equity in Lordstown on Feb. 2, netting him $2.5million, according to filings … Read more

The Bachelor vet Lauren Bushnell shares heart-melting photos capturing her bouncing baby boy Dutton

She welcomed her first child just eight days ago. Now Lauren Bushnell has delighted fans with a slew of snaps of her bouncing baby boy.    In an intimate slideshow posted Wednesday, The Bachelor vet, 31, shared her first week of motherhood with her newborn son, Dutton Walker Lane. That’s her boy! Lauren Bushnell has delighted … Read more