• Navy End Strength Not on Pace to Run a 355-Ship Fleet
    Vincent Segars, the Navy's director of military community management in Millington, Tenn., recently told USNI News. The Navy met its 2017 recruiting and retention targets – 45,546 total active duty and reserve officers and enlisted joined in FY 2017. But Segars said the service is competing for talent  ... read more
  • Tennessee Players Showcase Talents For NFL Scouts on Vols Pro Day
    (utsports.com) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee hosted its annual Pro Day on Monday morning, as several draft-eligible Vols showcased their talents in front of NFL scouts, coaches and executives. In total, 22 Vols participated in workouts throughout the day: Elliott Berry, Evan Berry, Trevor Daniel,  ... read more
  • Abortion impasse may shut down effort to reduce premiums
    Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, talk before the start of a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The polarizing politics of abortion have burst into the congressional budget debate, overwhelming bipartisan efforts to help millions of  ... read more
  • Country music journalist Hazel Smith dies at age 83
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music journalist, publicist and songwriter Hazel Smith has died. She was 83. Her granddaughter Tara Bruchas said she died at a Nashville hospital on Sunday. Smith is credited with coining the term "outlaw country" in the 1970s. She worked as a publicist for Kinky  ... read more
  • Cincinnati commiserates again, this time over ‘Black Sunday’
    Xavier head coach Chris Mack gestures, during the second half of a second-round game against Florida State, in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday, March 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Cincinnati commiserates again, this time over 'Black Sunday'. ... read more