Hillary Clinton coming to Tennessee

Published Aug. 28 2015

Former U.S. Secretary of State and current Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton is set to attend a fundraiser with country...

Lamar Alexander says he'll vote against Iran nuclear deal

Published Aug. 28 2015

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said today he will vote against the Iran nuclear deal, arguing that it would...

Donald Trump coming to Tennessee this weekend

Published Aug. 28 2015

Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Rick Santorum are among the guests expected to speak next week at...

Commissioners propose spending but decline retirement change for school workers

Published Aug. 27 2015

Hamilton County commissioners are considering using more than $33,000 of county tax dollars on discretionary spending, including giving money to...

Tennessee judge upholds lethal injection process, says inmates didn't prove painful death

Published Aug. 26 2015

Tennessee judge upholds lethal injection process, says inmates didn't prove painful death.

Sen. Bob Corker urges long-term road funding solutions in Tennessee

Published Aug. 26 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday that he hopes his home state of Tennessee won't emulate Washington...

Hamilton County Schools superintendent adds innovation position, promotes 2

Published Aug. 26 2015

Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith said the school district can no longer neglect the importance of technology to classroom...

Cleveland councilman wants end to 'unacceptable behavior' by police officers

Published Aug. 26 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- Cleveland City Councilman Richard Banks says he is tired of the "unacceptable behavior" of city police officers...

New city employee rule book clears final council vote

Published Aug. 26 2015

Chattanooga Council members passed a final rule book for city employees Tuesday after weeks of debate and a final attempt...

Tennessee prison officials: Mistakes happen

Published Aug. 26 2015

Tennessee prison officials acknowledged in a letter given to lawmakers Monday that "mistakes in the review of incidents do happen."

Former Democratic congressman, GOP operative decry dark money

Published Aug. 25 2015

NASHVILLE -- A former Democratic congressman and a prominent Republican political operative on Tuesday called for ending untraceable spending for...

Cleveland hits brakes on Paul Huff Parkway extension

Published Aug. 25 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The Cleveland City Council has put a stop to the involvement of city employees and assets on...

Georgia lawmaker introduces bill to ban sale or purchase of fetal tissue

Published Aug. 25 2015

State Rep. Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, announced Monday that he will introduce a bill to ban the purchase or sale...

Tennessee GOP senators call for 'emergency rules' on abortion

Published Aug. 24 2015

NASHVILLE -- Five Republican state senators are calling on Gov. Bill Haslam to enact "emergency rules" for abortion providers in...

Bill Haslam in Cleveland to help kick off free college tuition program

Published Aug. 24 2015

Gov. Bill Haslam is visiting several community colleges this week to help kick off his Tennessee Promise program.

Health centers' former board says Erlanger did not have right to dissolve panel

Published Aug. 24 2015

NASHVILLE -- Five former board members for two Chattanooga community health centers charge that Erlanger Health System CEO Kevin Spiegel...

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke says he has no plans to run for governor

Published Aug. 23 2015

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke says he's flattered that Tennessee Senate Democrats think he'd make a great governor, but he's strictly...

Chattanooga Tea Party changes venue for talk

Published Aug. 23 2015

The Chattanooga Tea Party has moved the venue for a talk by Dr. Bill Warner about the recent attack by...

Joe Carr endorses Ted Cruz for president

Published Aug. 23 2015

Former state Rep. Joe Carr has endorsed U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz for president.

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann to speak Wednesday

Published Aug. 23 2015

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., will be the speaker at the Friends of Hixson Community Breakfast on Wednesday.

Whitfield County Democratic Party hosts dinner

Published Aug. 23 2015

The Whitfield County Democratic Party will be hosting its 2015 Kennedy-Carter Dinner at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Sterling Jetton campaign for Hamilton County assessor of property kicks off

Published Aug. 23 2015

A kickoff breakfast for Sterling Jetton's campaign for Hamilton County assessor of property is set for 8:30 a.m. Saturday at...

GOP presidential candidates court voters in Alabama

Published Aug. 23 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama was once considered a flyover state for presidential hopefuls. That is no longer the case.