Recruitment firm chosen for Cleveland city manager search

Published Feb. 10 2016

An executive recruitment firm has been selected and a citizen advisory committee has been created as part of Cleveland's search...

State education officials take responsibility for vendor's test failures

Published Feb. 10 2016

State education officials say they take responsibility for a series of computer glitches caused by a vendor that forced students...

Architecture of white supremacy still evokes pain

Published Feb. 10 2016

Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham's segregated Lyric Theatre though a side entrance, marked "COLORED,"...

Officials warn of hoverboard dangers after Nashville fires

Published Feb. 10 2016

Firefighters and state officials are warning citizens against the dangers of hoverboards after the two-wheeled motorized scooters are being blamed...

Student-testing firm defends itself after Tennessee computer glitches

Published Feb. 10 2016

A student-testing company's president defended his firm Tuesday after Tennessee's education commissioner said she no longer had confidence in its...

Haslam-owned chain executive advised 'say one thing, do another'

Published Feb. 10 2016

A former top executive of the truck stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill...

Alabama bill would stop removal of 'historic' monuments

Published Feb. 10 2016

Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists...

Snow and cold temperatures trigger school closings, delays

Published Feb. 9 2016

Tuesday morning's snow flurries slowed traffic across the metro area, but only a handful of accidents were reported.

Tennessee attorney general says team is looking into allegations against Rep. Durham

Published Feb. 9 2016

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery said Tuesday he has an experienced team already looking into allegations that embattled Rep. Jeremy...

Zika in Tennessee

Published Feb. 9 2016

The first case of Zika virus in Tennessee has been confirmed by health officials.

Salvation Army opens overnight shelter due to cold weather and calls for volunteers

Published Feb. 9 2016

With temperatures dipping below freezing at night and The Chattanooga Community Kitchen at capacity, The Salvation Army will open its...

Alleged burgular arrested after witness saw break in

Published Feb. 9 2016

The alleged culprit of a string of Brainerd home burglaries, Yummuse D. Hendrix, 39, was arrested after someone saw him...

Whitwell woman charged with murder of 5-year-old made bond

Published Feb. 9 2016

A Whitwell woman charged with the murder of 5-year-old Lucas Dillon made bond at 4 p.m. yesterday.

Ex-Pilot president arraigned in fuel rebate fraud case

Published Feb. 9 2016

Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood was arraigned Tuesday morning on charges including conspiracy to commit wire fraud and...

Former reality star offers forgiveness to man convicted in son's death

Published Feb. 9 2016

The Season Two winner of the hit reality TV show "Survivor" made it to the end of an even more...

Reform-minded outsiders want to help pick the next leader of Hamilton County Schools

Published Feb. 9 2016

The leaders of a group hoping to overhaul local public education want to help pick the next Hamilton County superintendent.

Funding for second waterline to Kimball sparks debate among city leaders

Published Feb. 9 2016

A request by the South Pittsburg Board of Water Works and Sewers to the Kimball Board of Mayor and Aldermen...

Alabama trooper stops speeders, delivers baby instead

Published Feb. 9 2016

Expecting to write a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth.

Georgia House panel OKs anti-discrimination bill

Published Feb. 9 2016

A Georgia House panel on Monday approved a bill preventing businesses from discriminating based on race, country of origin or...

Students return to pencil and paper as Tennessee cancels glitchy online testing

Published Feb. 8 2016

Tennessee students who have been preparing to take this year's standardized assessment online will return to using paper and pencil.

Tennessee House delays vote on controversial school voucher bill

Published Feb. 8 2016

An expected final House floor vote on a controversial school voucher bill was delayed Monday night because of the absence...

Interim director appointed for Cleveland City Schools, replacing ousted Ringstaff

Published Feb. 8 2016

The Cleveland City Schools Board of Education has appointed Cathy Goodman, the school system's assistant director, to serve as...

Defense attorneys seek key evidence in grisly 35-year-old murder case

Published Feb. 8 2016

The defense attorneys in a 35-year-old Hamilton County murder case have honed in on two pieces of evidence both sides...