Alabama lottery bill stalls in House, won't make it on Nov. 8 ballot

Published Aug. 24 2016

A proposed state lottery will not be on the November ballot after opponents used a procedural rule to block a...

Caucuses planned for Hamilton County Commission vacancy

Published Aug. 24 2016

Hamilton County District 3 Republicans and Democrats will both caucus on Sept. 8 to put nominees forward to fill the...

Tennessee pays 'communications professional' for aid in Title IX lawsuit

Published Aug. 24 2016

Tennessee is paying a former adviser to Gov. Bill Haslam to assist in "communications strategies" with lawyers representing the school...


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Convicted Tennessee lawmaker's attorney: Verdict legally inconsistent

Published Aug. 24 2016

An attorney representing a former Tennessee lawmaker found guilty of filing a false tax return says the jury's verdict is...

Foundation donors got face time with Hillary Clinton at State Department

Published Aug. 23 2016

More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave...

Divided America: Diverse millennials are no voting monolith

Published Aug. 23 2016

America's oldest millennials — nearing 20 when airplanes slammed into the World Trade Center — can remember the economic prosperity...

Walker County property values going up; no decision on taxes

Published Aug. 23 2016

Property values in Walker County, Ga., are going up by about $50 million this year.

Georgia state Sen. Mullis named head of legislative committees

Published Aug. 23 2016

Georgia state Sen. Jeff Mullis, R-Chickamauga, will be in charge of several study committees this year.

Tennessee conservatives praise court order blocking transgender bathroom directive

Published Aug. 23 2016

Conservatives in Tennessee praised a Texas judge's decision Monday to block the Obama administration's controversial directive that requires public schools...

Federal judge blocks Obama's transgender bathroom rules

Published Aug. 22 2016

The federal government told U.S. public schools in May that transgender students must be allowed to use bathrooms and locker...

Alabama lottery bill heading to public hearing in House committee

Published Aug. 22 2016

Lottery legislation moves to a House of Representatives committee where it faces a ticking clock if lawmakers want to get...

Trump says he's not flip-flopping on immigration

Published Aug. 22 2016

Republican Donald Trump insists that he's not flip-flopping when it comes to his proposal to deport the estimated 11 million...


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As Hillary Clinton asks for money, what she says remains a mystery

Published Aug. 22 2016

It was a very busy, very lucrative weekend for Hillary Clinton in the summer playground of the East Coast's moneyed...

New rule allows people at nearly 10,000 federal buildings, offices to use restroom of choice

Published Aug. 22 2016

An agency that oversees an estimated 9,200 federal buildings and offices across the U.S. says those facilities must allow transgender...

State board shifts gas station cleanup costs to taxpayers

Published Aug. 22 2016

After taking office, Gov. Bill Haslam reconstituted an obscure board that enforces environmental rules for the industry that helped make...

Trump's campaign spending at half the rate of Clinton's

Published Aug. 21 2016

Donald Trump doubled his campaign expenses last month, yet was still spending at a far slower clip than Hillary Clinton.

Critics want cost-savings review before Tennessee outsources contracts

Published Aug. 21 2016

Critics of Gov. Bill Haslam's efforts to privatize most state building management services say the administration should complete a promised...

Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

Published Aug. 19 2016

Donald Trump's campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work...

State representative from Knoxville booked on assault charge

Published Aug. 19 2016

State. Rep. Martin Daniel, R-Knoxville, was booked Thursday morning on a misdemeanor assault charge after an alleged shoving match with...

Tennessee Republicans, Democrats choose respective presidential electors for November

Published Aug. 19 2016

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Republican and Democratic officials have chosen their respective slate of presidential electors who will cast votes in...

Clinton Foundation to quit accepting foreign, corporate donations if Hillary elected

Published Aug. 18 2016

he Clinton Foundation will no longer accept foreign and corporate donations if Hillary Clinton is elected president.

Stalled lottery bill heads to vote in Alabama Senate

Published Aug. 18 2016

Lottery legislation is headed to a vote in the Alabama Senate sometime Thursday.

Rep. Martin Daniel booked on misdemeanor assault charge

Published Aug. 18 2016

State. Rep. Martin Daniel was booked Thursday morning on a misdemeanor assault charge following his alleged shoving match with a...