Trailing Atlanta mayoral candidate requests a recount

Published Dec. 14 2017

The trailing candidate in Atlanta's mayoral election runoff has requested a recount after the certified results showed her opponent winning...

Memphis asks judge to rule on removal of Confederate statue

Published Dec. 14 2017

A Tennessee city is challenging a state commission's decision that prevents the removal of a Confederate statue from a public...

Bob Corker: Roy Moore's Alabama election loss is good for U.S., GOP

Published Dec. 14 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said Wednesday that Alabama Republican Roy Moore's Senate race loss is "good for America" as...

Bradley County clerk seeks dismissal of marriage-license lawsuit

Published Dec. 14 2017

A lawsuit that claims the U.S. Supreme Court's recognition of same-sex marriage invalidated Tennessee's marriage license law might go to...

Van Buren County mayor wants Fall Creek Falls inn to stay open while new one is built

Published Dec. 14 2017

Van Buren County Mayor Greg Wilson says he doesn't understand why state officials won't consider building a new inn for...

Alabama U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks discloses cancer diagnosis

Published Dec. 13 2017

Republican Rep. Mo Brooks said Wednesday he has prostate cancer and will undergo surgery this week.

Sen. Bob Corker says he's 'really, really happy' with Democrat Doug Jones' victory

Published Dec. 13 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., told reporters today he is "really, really happy" with Democrat Doug Jones' upset victory.

Tennessee lawmakers authorize prison department for 1 year amid ongoing criticism

Published Dec. 13 2017

Tennessee's prison chief promises his department will levy more punishments against private prison operator CoreCivic if it continues to show...

Chattanooga mayor asks his supporters to back Phil Bredesen in U.S. Senate run

Published Dec. 12 2017

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke is asking his supporters to back fellow Democrat Phil Bredesen as the former governor and Nashville...

Moore's wife: 'One of our attorneys is a Jew'

Published Dec. 12 2017

The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or...

Historic Ocoee River paddling agreement moves closer to finalization

Published Dec. 12 2017

One of the last steps to finalize a 15-year agreement that would allow rafting to continue on the Ocoee River...

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...


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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.

Tennessee Gov. Haslam appoints Kyle Hedrick to replace Neil Thomas on Circuit Court

Published Dec. 11 2017

Kyle Hedrick will step onto the bench Thursday as the new Circuit Court Division IV judge for Hamilton County.

Hyperactive Missouri Gov. Greitens touts his physical feats

Published Dec. 11 2017

Rappelling into a bull-riding rodeo event, crawling through dirt in a SWAT obstacle course and entering a burning building with...

Final push for Moore and Jones in Alabama Senate race

Published Dec. 11 2017

Alabama Democrats see Tuesday's special Senate election as a chance to renounce a history littered with politicians whose race-baiting, bombast...

GOP tax plan expands college savings plans to cover K-12 costs

Published Dec. 11 2017

A late amendment to the Republicans' tax overhaul plan would allow parents to put money they save for their children's...

Demolition, rebuilding project at Fall Creek Falls inn, restaurant starting in April

Published Dec. 11 2017

Tennessee's Fall Creek Falls State Park's inn, restaurant and conference center are scheduled to close April 2, 2018, as Tennessee...

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...

Bredesen says can work with Trump, GOP senators when they agree

Published Dec. 9 2017

Former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen says he's not running as an "anti-Trump" candidate and that if elected to the U.S....

Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen's U.S. Senate run draws mixed reviews [video]

Published Dec. 8 2017

Former Gov. Phil Bredesen on Thursday formally launched his bid to succeed U.S. Sen. Bob Corker in 2018, describing himself...

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...

Berke tweets support for Bredesen in Senate race

Published Dec. 7 2017

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, a Democrat who earlier this year weighed running for U.S. Senate himself, today put his support...