• In this July 21, 2016, photo, singer Joy Williams poses in Nashville, Tenn. Williams, former member of the Civil Wars, has a recurring role in the Showtime series "Roadies," about the touring crew of a major rock band. She’s also releasing a new album of acoustical songs. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Singer Joy Williams gets acting bug after Showtime role

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ex-Civil Wars singer Joy Williams doesn’t want to be that cliche of a musician-turned-actor, but after getting her first role in the Showtime series “Roadies,” she admits she’s got the acting bug.

  • Tennessee limiting types of bags fans can bring to games

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is limiting the types of bags that fans can bring into athletic venues during the upcoming school year.

  • Running back Jamarius Henderson leaving Memphis

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Running back Jamarius Henderson is leaving Memphis’ football program.

  • In this June 25, 2016 photo, civil rights pioneer James Meredith, center, and others walk through downtown Jackson, Miss., to the state Capitol, as part of a 50th commemoration of his march from Memphis to Jackson to encourage black people to overcome a fear of violence and to encourage them to register to vote. Along the way, he was shot and wounded, causing several groups and hundreds of marchers, including the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., to take up the cause and help him finish the march to the Capitol. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights — issues still reverberating in today’s national debates about police violence.

  • Australia's Min Woo Lee discusses a putt on the eighth green with his caddie during the fourth day of the 69th U.S. Junior Amateur Golf Championship, Thursday, July 21, 2016  in Ooltewah, Tenn. (Robin A. Rudd/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP) THE DAILY CITIZEN OUT; NOOGA.COM OUT; CLEVELAND DAILY BANNER OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Travis Vick reaches US Junior Amateur quarterfinals

    OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Australia’s Fred Lee beat stroke-play medalist Travis Vick of Houston 2 and 1 on Thursday to advance to the U.S. Junior Amateur quarterfinals.

  • Speaker supports session to oust accused lawmaker

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story July 21 about a lawmaker facing possible expulsion form the Tennessee General Assembly, The Associated Press spelled one legislative leader’s first name incorrectly. The lawmaker’s name is Glen Casada, not Gled.

  • In this June 16, 2016, file photo, Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Mularkey talks with reporters following NFL football practice in Nashville, Tenn. After an NFL-worst 5-27 the past two seasons, the Titans certainly have lots of room for improvement.   (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

    Titans eager for training camp after new GM revamped roster

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota sees a noticeable upgrade in the talent around him when he looks around the Tennessee Titans’ locker room.

  • David Freeman, right, talks to his lawyer, Ed Yarbrough, in a courtroom Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. Lawyers argued that Freeman, an investor in the Nashville Predators' NHL hockey ownership group, should be able to continue suing the team's chairman in Tennessee rather than leave the issues to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman to arbitrate. (Samuel M. Simpkins/The Tennessean via AP)

    Attorneys disagree on NHL’s role in Predators’ legal dispute

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A chancellor will rule within the week on whether a co-owner of the Nashville Predators can keep his lawsuit against the team’s ownership group in a Tennessee court or have to submit to arbitration.

  • Report: 101st soldier’s training death preventable

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Army investigators have concluded that a 101st Airborne Division soldier’s death during training exercise last year was preventable.

  • Tennessee deputy shoots suspect following confrontation

    HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded a man following a confrontation that happened while deputies were trying to serve a warrant.