Tennessee task force turns eye toward improving TNReady

Published Dec. 12 2017

Tennessee is once again brainstorming how to improve its standardized test, a promise made by its education commissioner after a...

As Republicans in Congress finalize a tax plan, here's how it could impact you in Tennessee

Published Dec. 12 2017

Depending on which Tennessean you ask, the Republican tax bills passing through Congress could be a godsend for economic prosperity...

Union County school district, parents respond to viral Keaton Jones bullying video

Published Dec. 12 2017

A local middle school student's video about being bullied in the lunchroom went viral over the weekend, leading to dozens...

Officials break ground on new Tennessee state library

Published Dec. 12 2017

State officials have broken ground on a new state Library and Archives building slated to be complete in fall 2019.

Athletes, entertainers rush to support bullied Tennessee boy after viral video

Published Dec. 11 2017

A Tennessee woman's video of her tearful son recounting being bullied at middle school has prompted a wave of support...

University of Tennessee's coach search most recent event chronicled on The Rock

Published Dec. 11 2017

During the University of Tennessee's search for a new head coach, there was one spot on campus that could be...

Reps. Diane Black, Marsha Blackburn encouraged by national dialogue on sexual misconduct

Published Dec. 11 2017

Rep. Diane Black has worked closely with many men during her six years in Congress, but she says she has...

TennCare rule change points to focus on progress

Published Dec. 11 2017

A proposed change in TennCare's ruling ignited letters from activists worried the wording would create new obstacles for seniors and...

Historical marker honors Tennessee LGBT activist

Published Dec. 10 2017

A historical marker has been unveiled honoring a pioneering activist for gay and lesbian rights in Tennessee.

University of Alabama's Million Dollar Band reaches fundraising goal for equipment

Published Dec. 10 2017

The University of Alabama's Million Dollar Band took less than two weeks to raise money to buy new instruments.

Snow exits South, marches toward Northeast

Published Dec. 9 2017

A pre-winter storm that roared through the Deep South and coated half of North Carolina and portions of Virginia in...

The Girl in the Window, 10 years later [photos]

Published Dec. 9 2017

I followed Dani's journey — from rescue through her first year of adoption — for a story in the Tampa...


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More than 250,000 without power across the South

Published Dec. 8 2017

More than a quarter-million electrical customers across the South lack power after a snowstorm and could face a cold night...

Southern snowfall isn't deep, but inspires weather worries

Published Dec. 8 2017

The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived...

Say it ain't snow! Wintry mix threatens wide swath of South

Published Dec. 8 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - Say it ain't snow!

Mother of slain Knoxville football player testifies at murder trial

Published Dec. 8 2017

A 15-year-old football player who was fatally shot while shielding his friends from gunfire was "always the protector" who "wouldn't...

Former Knoxville police officer pleads guilty to groping woman on duty

Published Dec. 8 2017

A former Tennessee police officer has pleaded guilty to sexual battery and official oppression.

Former NBA player's mom shouts at suspect: 'How could you have murdered my son?'

Published Dec. 8 2017

The mother of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright stood up Thursday during a court hearing for a man charged with...

TVA rate change could penalize ratepayers for low energy use

Published Dec. 8 2017

Turning off lights and unplugging electronics are some of the easiest ways to save money. As technology advances, some homeowners...

Judge: Ex-president of Pilot Flying J caught on tape using 'vile racial epithets'

Published Dec. 8 2017

The former president of the nation's largest diesel fuel retailer was captured on secret recordings making what a judge on...

Morgan Stanley fires former Tennessee congressman Harold Ford Jr. for alleged groping

Published Dec. 7 2017

Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr., D-Tenn., has been fired from Morgan Stanley after allegations that he groped a female business...


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Mother of runaway teen who was shot to death sues child welfare officials

Published Dec. 7 2017

The family of a Tennessee teenager who was killed a month after he ran away from a foster home is...

Mother of slain Knoxville football player breaks down in courtroom

Published Dec. 7 2017

The mother of Zaevion Dobson broke down and briefly left a Tennessee courtroom Wednesday as a jury saw the clothes...