• 3 more bodies found in Tennessee wildfire ruins; toll at 7

    Smoke surrounds a home as seen from aboard a National Guard helicopter near Gatlinburg, Tenn., Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. Thousands of people have fled deadly wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and a resort in the Great Smoky Mountains. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Three more bodies were found in the ruins of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses in the Great Smoky Mountains area, raising the death toll to seven, a Tennessee mayor said Wednesday.

  • If Christmas gets you down, there’s a sad song for you

    In this April 25, 2016, file photo, singer Amy Grant poses for a portrait at her home in Nashville, Tenn. Grant's new holiday record, “Tennessee Christmas,” includes a couple of non-traditional yuletide tunes, including “Melancholy Christmas,” “Another Merry Christmas,” and “December.” The lyrics speak to people who have no one to talk to, who have lost loved ones or who have struggled to make it through the year. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — ‘Tis the season for bright, cheery holiday music playing ad nauseam on the radio, in shopping malls and television commercials. But if you’re not feeling the Christmas spirit, there’s still a song for you.

  • Middle Tennessee beats Evansville to win Music City, 66-55

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — JaCorey Williams scored 25 points and Middle Tennessee wrapped up its second preseason tournament championship in two years with a 66-55 win over Evansville in the third-annual Challenge in Music City Sunday.