Haslam also said tourism generated 176,500 jobs in the state in 2016, a 3 percent increase from 2015.
News 2 checked with three municipalities in Tennessee and Kentucky to see if the numbers lived up to the hype.
One of the residents, Jesse Spear, told News 2 she was at home with a roommate when it happened around 7:15 p.m.
A touching photo shows a Middle Tennessee woman propping her elderly father’s wheelchair up so he can watch the total solar eclipse.
It took six men to drag it onto the stage to pose for photos and get it weighed.
A haze enveloped the night sky Tuesday as protesters and police clashed outside the convention center where Trump had just wrapped up his sp…
Robert Lee was originally slated to call the UVA season opener against William and Mary on Sept. 2.
Knoxville police are no longer searching for the monkey and says this is beyond the department’s experience.
A press release states Allen Rodriguez hasn’t been since 8:30 a.m. near the area of Betsy Terrace Drive.
Restlawn Memorial Gardens on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line charged $10 to park and watch the eclipse on the back part of their property.
Baby Jaylen Aileen Lara was born at 12:18 p.m. Monday, about 20 minutes after the moon began eclipsing the Sun.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol said it happened at Highway 48 North and Southerland Road.
The children were from Purpose Preparatory Academy at Metro Center
Calls have been coming in to optometrists across the area since Monday’s solar eclipse.
The Tennessee Titans teamed up with Academy Sports Tuesday to host seven-time world barbecue Champion Melissa Cookston.
Bryan Prince is wanted after police say he was involved in a violent armed robbery at a Columbia motel.
Sailors with ties to Michigan and Illinois are among 10 who are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia.
A spokesman for the Nashville Sounds confirmed the news to News 2 ahead of Wednesday’s official announcement at the ballpark.
Trump also scheduled a nighttime rally in Phoenix, which left local officials concerned that emotions may run hot among those inside and out…
The victim told police the suspect was a white male with dark hair in his 30s. He was wearing a white T-shirt and driving a turquoise vehicl…
Jurrell Casey, defensive back for the Titans, spent the day at Dunkin’ Donuts in Brentwood raising money for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Police said the man asked for an item behind the counter and when the clerk turned her back, he grabbed the bag of merchandise and left the …
A special agent with Homeland Security is warning parents about the social media app called KIK.
Officials said the first deployments could take place within days.