Whitfield to face Heiskell in bid for Walker County sole commissioner

Published May. 25 2016

In a significant victory Tuesday night, Shannon Whitfield clinched the Republican Party nomination for sole county commissioner of Walker County,...

Hill, Holcomb to battle in runoff election for Georgia's open House District 3 seat

Published May. 25 2016

The race for Georgia's open House District 3 seat just got extended an extra two months.

If TennCare is expanded, it may initially focus only on mentally ill

Published May. 25 2016

A Republican-dominated task force examining ways to expand health care in Tennessee might be favoring a phased-in approach that would...

Group wants Chattanooga City Council's response to 'People's State of the City'

Published May. 25 2016

A group of Chattanooga community members on Tuesday demanded a response from City Council members regarding a call to spend...

Area Georgia primary election results

Published May. 25 2016

Results as of 11 p.m. Tuesday. Results do not include incumbents running without opposition.

Court: State must provide TennCare applicants a fair hearing

Published May. 25 2016

Tennessee's Medicaid program has to provide applicants with a fair hearing if it cannot process their requests on time, under...

Prosecutor: Alabama speaker made $2.3 million off his office

Published May. 25 2016

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard went on trial Tuesday on felony ethics charges that could result in his removal from...

Isakson, other Georgia GOP incumbents head to November

Published May. 24 2016

Every Georgia Republican member of Congress easily defeated primary challengers Tuesday, including U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, who crushed two long-shot...

Whitfield wins GOP nomination for sole commissioner in Walker County

Published May. 24 2016

In a significant victory Tuesday night, Shannon Whitfield clinched the Republican party nomination for sole county commissioner of Walker County,...

Georgia primary voters stick with challenged incumbents

Published May. 24 2016

Georgia Republicans who fervently backed Donald Trump for president a few months ago ended up sticking with political insiders Tuesday...

Runoff forced in Catoosa County State House District race

Published May. 24 2016

No candidate managed to reach more than 50 percent of the vote, forcing a runoff in the State House District...

Polls close in North Georgia primary elections; turnout light

Published May. 24 2016

Polls are now closed in Georgia, and only a small percentage of voters in Northwest Georgia cast ballots in today's...

Casada: Proposed special session on transgender bathrooms on hold - for now

Published May. 24 2016

House Republican Caucus Chairman Glen Casada today said he has put on hold for now his push to hold a...

Georgia primary voters decide fate of challenged incumbents

Published May. 24 2016

A look at key primary races in Georgia.

Sen. Corker meets with Trump -- and then New York media

Published May. 24 2016

Amid speculation he's under consideration by Donald Trump to be his running mate, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker sought to downplay...

Interim superintendent's new hires to work closely with Hamilton County principals, teachers

Published May. 24 2016

As changes are being made to top posts in the Hamilton County Department of Education's central office, Interim Superintendent Kirk...

Cleveland City Council to interview five city manager candidates in June

Published May. 24 2016

The Cleveland City Council could appoint a new city manager as early as June 16.

Many contested races in primary elections today in Georgia

Published May. 24 2016

Today marks primary election day in Georgia.

Alabama GOP passes resolution to support Roy Moore

Published May. 23 2016

The Alabama Republican Party has passed a resolution to support suspended state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.

Corker meets with Trump. says 'no reason to think' he's being considered as veep pick

Published May. 23 2016

After meeting with Donald Trump today in New York, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker told reporters today he has no reason...

Trump liaison believes Sen. Bob Corker will be in Trump's administration

Published May. 23 2016

Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., who early on endorsed Donald Trump for president, says he sees a role for...

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey Ramsey sees no need for special session

Published May. 23 2016

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey says he sees no need for a special legislative session to require Tennessee's attorney general to...

Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's House

Published May. 22 2016

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard goes on trial Tuesday. He is accused of using his political positions to make money...