Billy Currington Given Five Years Probation & $1,000 Fine

As reported in The Tennessean, Billy Currington pleaded no contest last Friday in a Savannah, Ga. courthouse regarding his charge from five months ago of abuse of an elderly person. He was sentenced to five years of probation and a $1,000 fine. Billy was arrested in April after 70-year-old tour boat captain Charles Harvey Ferrelle [...] Read More

Photos: Heidi Newfield’s Nashville-Area Home Is for Sale

Heidi Newfield’s Nashville-area home is on the market, reports The Tennessean. Priced at $949,000, Heidi is selling the 4,329-square-foot home as she plans to move to a more rural location. She purchased the home in 2004 while it was still in the framing stage. “I had been through a million homes,” she said. “And for [...] Read More

Cowboy Jack Clement Dies at 82

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of “Cowboy” Jack Clement, who died today at 82. The songwriter, producer and Country Music Hall of Fame member was a much-loved and revered innovator in the music industry. The Tennessean reports he died at his home in Nashville and suffered from liver cancer. For an [...] Read More

Slim Whitman Dead at 90

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s. He died of heart failure on Wednesday, June 19, at Orange Park Medical Center in Florida, reports The Tennessean. He was 90. While Slim’s tenor falsetto and [...] Read More

Billy Currington Indicted for Making Threats Against Boat Captain

The Tennessean reports Billy Currington was indicted by the Chatham County Grand Jury in Georgia Wednesday for making “terroristic threats” against a charter boat captain. According to the police report, on April 15 Charles Harvey Ferrelle was giving a boat tour of the Tybee Island area to two paying customers. When he drove in front [...] Read More