The teams from Riverdale High School and Smyrna High School, both in suburbs of Nashville, were removed from the playoffs, placed on probation for a year, and fined $1,500 by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association.
Freezing temperatures have gripped the Midwest, Northeast, and South, leaving thousands without power.
All Southern food feels like it’s prepared with love.
And people did not take it very well.
The #FindAMissingPerson hashtag was created to bring awareness to the thousands of people who go missing in the U.S. each year. We challenge you, the internet at large, to help find these 55 missing people.
“I can feel it burning my stomach.”
“We’ve adopted ideas from people as diverse from Rand Paul to Elizabeth Warren.”
Why would you want to live anywhere else?
The juveniles crawled under a fence in order to break out of the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center. UPDATE: 24 of 32 escaped teens have been taken into custody.
A 26-year-old woman has been charged for using drugs while pregnant under a controversial law passed earlier this month.
“Does anyone have a good phone number” for the former secretary of state? Staff for Rep. Steve Cohen are asking every Democrat on Capitol Hill. Update: Cohen’s office says the email is run-of-the-mill.
Devin Barnes denies the use of the racial slur.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill allowing the state to use the electric chair, if drugs cannot be obtained for a lethal injection.
Did we mention he’s currently in Memphis, Tenn.? IT’S A PARTY IN THE U.S.A.
Ya’ll can’t complain about much after you’ve been through the mud!
“We are failing rape victims,” said Meghan Ybos, a survivor in Memphis, where an estimated 12,000 rape kits are gathering dust in police evidence rooms.
Legislation that would protect those who discriminate against LGBT people based on religious beliefs either failed or faced major setbacks in South Dakota, Kansas, Idaho, and Tennessee. LGBT advocates say the failures are an “important repudiation” of the latest anti-LGBT tactics. Update: The Arizona Senate, however, approved a similar bill Wednesday.
In the wake of tragedy, Taylor Smith’s parents stumbled across a letter she had written to herself 10 years in the future.
These photos will make your day.
Snow and ice have swept over the United States west and south, as thousands of people are without power or stranded in airports.
“If everything I learned in high school is a measurable object then I haven’t learned anything.”
Mike’s Golf Shop, located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, made the best golf commercial of all-time. Also, I *think* they might buy golf clubs. (h/t Adweek)
They don’t call it the Scenic City for nothing!
Yup, that’ll fix HealthCare.gov.
Or: A Proud Football Program Shoots Itself In The Groin.
“God Bless America, land of the free and home of the low class racists of Tennessee.”
Because your dream vacation really should reflect how cool you are. Duh.