Haslam rejects talk that he's twisting arms to get school voucher bill through House

Published Feb. 8 2016

While he's backing a school voucher bill scheduled to hit the House floor today, Gov. Bill Haslam dismisses talk by...

Army of volunteers works to blaze and connect the Cumberland Trail

Published Feb. 8 2016

Deep in the woods to the west of Soddy-Daisy, in an area known as the Pocket Wilderness, a unique state...

Annual Civil War show highlights history, displays unique story

Published Feb. 8 2016

More than 200 vendors spread out over 472 tables packed the floor of the Northwest Georgia Trade Center this weekend,...

Franklin County High School's Gay-Straight Alliance sparks debate in Tennessee community

Published Feb. 8 2016

Supporters and critics of a Franklin County High School group that meets to talk about issues among gay and heterosexual...

Body found under Alabama bridge

Published Feb. 8 2016

Police say the body of a man was found underneath a bridge in northwest Alabama.

Registration closing for dementia conference in Dalton

Published Feb. 8 2016

The registration deadline is Tuesday for a discussion on dementia scheduled for Friday in Dalton, Ga.

Four Shelby County jailers sentenced

Published Feb. 8 2016

Prosecutors say four former sheriff's employees have been sentenced to federal prison in a scheme to smuggle what they thought...

Presidential race in Tennessee 'fluid, competitive'

Published Feb. 8 2016

New Hampshire may be ground zero this week in the race for the White House, but three weeks from Tuesday,...

Committee ready to dig into Rep. Durham allegations

Published Feb. 8 2016

One of the lawmakers on a newly established committee tasked with leading the investigation into embattled Rep. Jeremy Durham's behavior...

Mark Siedlecki alone in Democratic primary for assessor post

Published Feb. 8 2016

Mark Siedlecki has announced he is running for Hamilton County Assessor of Property as a Democrat in the March 1...

Georgia family raising money for seizure alert dog for 3-year-old son

Published Feb. 8 2016

When Erin Scharko-Fisk was 14 weeks pregnant with her second child "we were told he was not compatible with life."

Spring Creek Road hit-and-run injures child

Published Feb. 7 2016

A child was only slightly hurt in a hit-and-run that happened Sunday night on Spring Creek Road, Chattanooga police said.

One person killed in plant explosion in Georgia

Published Feb. 7 2016

A coroner says a man has died and six others were injured in an explosion at a plant in northwest...

East Ridge police: Teen shot Friday has died

Published Feb. 7 2016

A 16-year-old boy shot in the head at an East Ridge home on Friday has died, East Ridge police said...

Inmate escape from Silverdale reported on 911 website

Published Feb. 7 2016

The Hamilton County 911 website showed Sunday afternoon that law enforcement was searching for a man who escaped from the...

By the book: Oklahoma school district acted quickly, kept public informed in assault similar to Ooltewah rape

Published Feb. 7 2016

A few weeks after an Ooltewah High School freshman was allegedly raped by his basketball teammates during a trip to...

Partnership helping bring food to Chattanooga communities

Published Feb. 7 2016

Local Nation of Islam leader Kevin Muhammad operated a restaurant for three years in Alton Park with the intent of...

Whitwell woman charged with murder of 5-year-old 11 months later

Published Feb. 7 2016

Nearly 11 months after the death of a 5-year-old boy in Whitwell, Tenn., the child's grandfather, Michael Dillon, is adamant...

Murder trial set to begin for Ringgold foster mom

Published Feb. 7 2016

Prosecutors this week will try to prove that a Ringgold, Ga., foster mother killed the 2-year-old girl she was supposed...

Political notebook

Published Feb. 7 2016

Veterans bills advance in committees in Nashville

Will the new Bass Pro Shop help turn the fortunes of East Ridge?

Published Feb. 7 2016

Hope is often served with a side of doubt in East Ridge.

Business booms at February boat and sport show

Published Feb. 7 2016

The weather is cold and rainy enough that forecasters say there is a chance for snow tomorrow evening, but you...

Haslam criticizes EPB broadband expansion bill, draws fire from proponents

Published Feb. 7 2016

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam says efforts by EPB and other municipal electric services to expand high-speed Internet to rural...