Eight Tennessee sites added to historic places register

Published Nov. 23 2017

Eight Tennessee properties have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Sheriff: Alabama inmate caught near Atlanta after 2nd jail escape within 3 weeks

Published Nov. 23 2017

A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping from the same Alabama jail twice within a three-week span and...

Tennessee man arrested, charged with making holiday threat

Published Nov. 22 2017

Federal authorities say a man who threatened on social media to kill people in Tennessee on Thanksgiving Day has been...

Nashville airport planning for heavy Thanksgiving volume

Published Nov. 22 2017

ennessee's busiest passenger airport is expecting heavy volume nearing record levels for the extended Thanksgiving weekend.

Former Pilot Flying J staffer implicates ex-president Mark Hazelwood in fraud scheme

Published Nov. 22 2017

After hours of cross-examination in the ongoing Pilot Flying J fraud trial Tuesday, Holly S. Radford refused to budge on...

Clingmans Dome tower reopens for winter; renovations to resume in spring

Published Nov. 22 2017

After closing in August for rehabilitation work, the Clingmans Dome Observation Tower in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has...

Tennessee judge reprimanded reprimanded for vasectomy sentencing order

Published Nov. 22 2017

A Tennessee judge who agreed to shave time off inmates' sentences if they agreed to receive vasectomies or other forms...

Sexual harassment troubles mount in statehouses around the country

Published Nov. 22 2017

When Kirsten Anderson submitted a memo detailing her concerns about sexual harassment at the Iowa Capitol, she expected comments about...

Radioactive waste data removed from Tennessee state website

Published Nov. 21 2017

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has removed data from its website about the amount of low-level radioactive waste...

Alabama inmate escapes custody for second time in under 30 days

Published Nov. 21 2017

Authorities say an Alabama inmate who has escaped custody for the second time in less than a month is considered...

New Ulysses S. Grant presidential library is at home in the South

Published Nov. 21 2017

It's not ironic, but intentional. Ulysses S. Grant, the Union general who won the Civil War and later the presidency,...

Tyson Foods plans to build new chicken plant in Tennessee, bring 1,500 jobs

Published Nov. 20 2017

Tyson Foods Inc. plans to build a new chicken production complex in Tennessee, a $300 million project that is expected...


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Former Pilot Flying J executive ruled out defrauding U.S. Postal Service as too risky

Published Nov. 20 2017

The former Pilot Flying J executive who spent three days as a government witness hoping to garner a drop in...

Study examining effectiveness of Dolly Parton wildfire fund

Published Nov. 17 2017

A study is examining the effectiveness of a fund established by famed country music artist Dolly Parton for victims impacted...

It will cost $900 million to move power plant ash to landfill, TVA CEO says

Published Nov. 17 2017

A federal utility's top executive estimated Thursday that it would cost $900 million and take 24 years to comply with...

Sheriff's worker sentenced to 15 months in e-cig scheme

Published Nov. 16 2017

A former Tennessee sheriff's office employee has been sentenced to 15 months in prison on charges related to working with...

Target run: Taylor Swift shocks shoppers while buying album

Published Nov. 16 2017

Taylor Swift has left some fans shocked by dropping by a Tennessee Target store.

Republican, Democratic lawmakers grill Tennessee officials, blast private prisons over scathing audit

Published Nov. 16 2017

In a rare procedural rebuke, state lawmakers delayed reauthorizing the Tennessee Department of Correction amid concerns highlighted in a recently...

Tennessee GOP Senate candidates on Roy Moore: It's up to Alabama voters

Published Nov. 16 2017

As top Republicans nationally call for Roy Moore to end his Alabama Senate run amid allegations of sexual misconduct, Tennessee's...

Tape of subordinate accusing Haslam, Hazelwood played in Pilot Flying J trial

Published Nov. 15 2017

Pilot Flying J Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Haslam not only knew one of his vice presidents was ripping off truckers...

Ex-Knox County teacher retired with benefits while under investigation for child pornography

Published Nov. 15 2017

An ex-Knox County music teacher who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing more than 2,000 images depicting...

Tennessee audit finds problems at private prisons

Published Nov. 14 2017

The nation's largest private prison provider has been operating some prisons in Tennessee without enough corrections officers, and much of...

Songwriter joins GOP race to succeed Blackburn in Congress

Published Nov. 14 2017

Songwriter Lee Thomas Miller announced Tuesday that he is joining the race for the Republican nomination to succeed Rep. Marsha...