Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina says 'I'm fine' after collapsing

Published May. 17 2017

Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina collapses during DC race, gets CPR, taken away in ambulance

Senate bill to expand definition of domestic terrorism alleged to target protestors

Published Mar. 1 2017

Georgia senators plan to vote a bill that will greatly expand the definition of domestic terrorism.

Alabama AG named to Jeff Sessions' former Senate seat

Published Feb. 9 2017

Alabama's governor on Thursday named state Attorney General Luther Strange to the U.S. Senate seat left empty by Jeff Sessions.

North Carolina court temporarily blocks law that limited governor's powers

Published Feb. 8 2017

North Carolina court temporarily blocks law that limited governor's powers, including Cabinet appointees.

Alabama lawmaker seeks end to concealed handgun permits

Published Jan. 20 2017

A Tuscaloosa lawmaker wants to do away with the requirement for permits to carry a concealed handgun in Alabama.

Georgia heads to the polls to vote on failing schools and a strip club tax

Published Nov. 8 2016

Once Georgia voters get past the Clinton-Trump presidential showdown at the top of the ballot Tuesday, they still have plenty...

Alexander praises $1.5 million Marion County education grant

Published Oct. 26 2016

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on Wednesday lauded the Appalachian Regional Commission's approval of a $1.5 million grant for Marion...

Local health centers get Obamacare grants

Published Sep. 15 2016

A half-dozen local health centers in the tri-state area have been awarded grants to help develop and improve electronic health...

Alabama governor testifies in trial of House speaker

Published Jun. 1 2016

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley testified Wednesday that House Speaker Mike Hubbard met with him to discuss economic development projects prosecutors...

Georgia primary voters decide fate of challenged incumbents

Published May. 24 2016

A look at key primary races in Georgia.

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...

Alabama chief justice could be removed from bench after gay marriage fight

Published May. 6 2016

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore faces removal from the bench over his effort to block same-sex marriage from coming to...


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Georgia Governor vetoes campus carry, religious exemption bills

Published May. 4 2016

Georgia's Republican governor rejected the two top priorities of a legislature controlled by his own party this year, defying election...

Alabama legislature passes medical marijuana oil bill

Published Apr. 28 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama legislature on Wednesday voted to decriminalize medicinal marijuana oil possession.

Eight Southeast Tennessee counties get development grants

Published Apr. 14 2016

Eight Southeast Tennessee counties are getting targeted federal grants for technical assistance, training and other help for small and emerging...

Three candidates disqualified for State Representative race

Published Apr. 14 2016

The Republican Primary for a state representative seat is back to a one-person race.

GOP lawmaker questions Haslam's secret $30 million development deal

Published Mar. 29 2016

A state senator on Tuesday questioned fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to earmark $30 million for an undisclosed economic...

Lawmaker tries again to designate Bible as official state book of Tennessee

Published Mar. 28 2016

A new chapter opens today on a controversial bill that designates the Bible as Tennessee's official state book.

Pushback from prominent businesses leads to new proposal for Georgia's religious exemption bill

Published Mar. 24 2016

Six Georgia lawmakers want to create high stakes for businesses now mobilizing against a bill intended to protect same-sex marriage...

Alabama governor denies affairs but admits he made remarks

Published Mar. 24 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley admitted on Wednesday that he made inappropriate remarks to a top female...

MaKayla's law bill killed by TN House

Published Mar. 22 2016

NASHVILLE - A state House panel killed legislation today that would have made it a crime for adults to have...

Tennessee representative tells President Obama to 'shove it'

Published Jan. 5 2016

A Tennessee state representative is telling the president of the United States to "shove it" over today's...

Tennessee, Georgia 2016 elections begin with a presidential bang in March

Published Dec. 27 2015

Tennessee and Georgia's 2016 political campaign season begins with an early rush with voters here and other Southern states hoping...