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Tennessee grocery store attack: 'He kept on shooting'

Sep. 23, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A gunman attacked a grocery store in an upscale Tennessee suburb on Thursday afternoon, killing one person and wounding 12 others before he was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the store, authorities said. Collierville...

Titans can grab AFC South edge, put Colts in deeper hole

Sep. 23, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are coming off a big overtime victory in a place that's very hard for visitors to win. Hosting Indianapolis with the Colts dealing with both an injured quarterback and off to an 0-2 start should be the perfect chance Sunday...

Georgia inmate convicted of murdering 2 Georgia guards

Sep. 23, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

EATONTON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia inmate was found guilty of murder Thursday in the slayings of two prison guards shot during a bloody escape in 2017, leaving the jury to decide next whether the crime warrants a death sentence. The Putnam County jury took just a few hours...

Police: Shooting at Tennessee store kills one, injures 12; shooter dead

Sep. 23, 2021 16:28 PM EDT
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police: Shooting at Tennessee store kills one, injures 12; shooter dead.

No. 11 Florida goes for 5th straight vs SEC rival Tennessee

Sep. 23, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

Tennessee (2-1, 0-0 SEC) at No. 11 Florida (2-1, 0-1), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Florida by 18 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Florida leads 30-20, including four in a row. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Sing, dance? Mullen would do anything to pack Swamp vs Vols

Sep. 23, 2021 10:44 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen is willing to perform a “Fancy Like” rendition at midfield. The Florida coach vowed to sing, dance or “whatever we need” to entice fans to fill the Swamp again Saturday night against Southeastern Conference rival Tennessee...

ETSU seeks volunteers to sift for fossils from ancient site

Sep. 23, 2021 04:11 AM EDT

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University is seeking volunteers to help sift for fossils in sediment from what was a prehistoric pond that has produced remains of mastodons. The university says the volunteers needed this fall at the the Gray Fossil...

Florim USA to expand operations in Clarksville

Sep. 23, 2021 04:01 AM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials say Florim USA will expand its operations at its facility in Clarksville, investing roughly $35 million and creating more than 30 jobs. According to a news release, the expansion of the porcelain floor and wall tile...

Brandi Carlile, Sturgill Simpson win top Americana awards

Sep. 22, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile added another trophy to her shelf as she won artist of the year at the 2021 Americana Honors and Awards show, while country singer Sturgill Simpson took home the album of the year award. The annual...

Ball security early, rare issue for Titans QB Ryan Tannehill

Sep. 22, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans led the NFL in 2020 with a plus-11 turnover margin thanks in part to how well they took care of the ball. Two games into this season, that's proving more of a challenge. Ryan Tannehill already has lost...