Hunting and fishing licenses going on sale in Tennessee

Published Feb. 17 2018

Licenses for hunting and fishing are going on sale this weekend in Tennessee.

US rep: Tennessee should use $29 million on backup paper ballots

Published Feb. 16 2018

Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper on Friday urged Tennessee's Republican-led legislature to use $29 million-plus in federal money to require...

Google breaks ground on $600 million Tennessee data center

Published Feb. 16 2018

Google has broken ground on a $600 million data center in Tennessee that will bring 70 to 100 high-tech jobs.


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Police: Groups of teenagers behind rash of crimes

Published Feb. 16 2018

A Tennessee police chief has ordered the formation of a task force to interdict groups of teenagers responsible for auto...

Judge orders ex-Pilot Flying J president on house arrest

Published Feb. 16 2018

A judge says the ex-president of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain must wear an electronic monitoring device and...

US rep: Tennessee should use $29M on backup paper ballots

Published Feb. 16 2018

Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper is urging Tennessee's Republican-led legislature to use $29 million-plus in federal money on backup paper...

Regional News Roundup: Sheriff compares Georgia governor to 'Lucifer' for bail plan

Published Feb. 16 2018

A Georgia sheriff compared the governor to the devil over a plan to loosen bail demands.

Jury convicts three former Pilot Flying J employees in rebate scam case

Published Feb. 15 2018

Three of four former employees of truck stop chain Pilot Flying J who have been on trial since November were...

Tennessee attorney general requests 8 execution dates before June

Published Feb. 15 2018

Tennessee's attorney general wants the state Supreme Court to set eight execution dates before June 1, saying it's uncertain whether...

Memphis teen creates subscription box to inform, inspire African-American girls

Published Feb. 15 2018

Whenever 17-year-old Journi Prewitt and her relatives spend time together, she always gravitates toward caring for the younger children.

2 charged in death of aspiring Tennessee rap artist

Published Feb. 15 2018

Prosecutors say two people have been arrested and charged in the shooting death of an aspiring Tennessee rap artist in...

New guidelines could mean less transparency for incentives used to lure firms to Tennessee

Published Feb. 15 2018

Thanks to a new accounting rule, local governments have to publicly report any property tax breaks they give to companies,...

GOP-led committee unanimously votes down Tennessee gun bill

Published Feb. 14 2018

A Republican-led House committee has unanimously voted down legislation to let Tennessee handgun permit holders bring guns most places, including...

Pilot Flying J jury signals partial verdict but divides on single count

Published Feb. 14 2018

A jury in the ongoing Pilot Flying J fraud trial indicated Wednesday they have reached a partial verdict but remain...

Tennessee blaze kills 3 women, injures 11 other people

Published Feb. 14 2018

A fire broke out at a home housing recovering addicts Wednesday, killing three women and injuring 11, officials in Tennessee...

23 Tennessee stores shut down, accused of selling marijuana candy

Published Feb. 14 2018

Local, state and federal authorities in Tennessee have padlocked 23 stores.

81-year-old woman, caretaker daughter killed in house fire

Published Feb. 14 2018

A Tennessee woman and her caretaker daughter have died in a house fire.

Regional News Roundup: Pro boxer arrested on sexual battery charge at Atlanta mall

Published Feb. 14 2018

Professional boxer Adrien Broner was arrested on a misdemeanor sexual battery charge Tuesday at Lenox Square, Atlanta police said.

Nearly 19 hours of deliberations but no verdict yet in Pilot Flying J fraud trial

Published Feb. 14 2018

After more than two days of deliberations, a jury deciding the fate of the former president of the nation's largest...

Firefighter dies, 4 injured in partial collapse after blaze

Published Feb. 13 2018

A Tennessee firefighter was killed and four others were injured when part of a home collapsed after a blaze.

Firefighter dies, 4 injured in partial collapse after blaze

Published Feb. 13 2018

A Tennessee firefighter was killed and four others injured when part of a home collapsed after a blaze.


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Fossil site celebrating birthday of Charles Darwin

Published Feb. 13 2018

Tennessee's Gray Fossil Site and Museum is celebrating the 209th birthday of naturalist Charles Darwin by participating in Darwin Day...

Group raises $300K for University of Tennessee LGBT center

Published Feb. 12 2018

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville's chancellor has drawn scrutiny during a Republican-led legislative meeting for attending a fundraiser...