Polk County, Tennessee congressional candidate wants to 'Make America White Again'

Published Jun. 22 2016

An Ocoee, Tenn., congressional candidate, who has ignited a furor with a billboard that says Make America White Again, says...

Alabama impeachment subcommittees to consider subpoenas, counsel

Published Jun. 22 2016

A legislative committee probing if there are grounds to impeach Gov. Robert Bentley has created subcommittees to review possible subpoenas...

Alabama justice denies telling judges to block gay marriages

Published Jun. 21 2016

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore stands accused of urging defiance against the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage, but...


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Court demands new look at race of jurors in 3 convictions

Published Jun. 21 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court says lower courts in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi must re-examine three convictions for evidence of racial...

UT Board to consider 2.2 percent tuition increase; lowest percentage hike in 30-plus years

Published Jun. 19 2016

University of Tennessee system President Joe DiPietro is recommending the board of trustees this week approve the lowest increases in...

Tennessee launches program to help disabled, families save tax-free for expenses

Published Jun. 19 2016

A new Tennessee program is now available to help people with qualified disabilities and their families or legal representatives save,...

Tennessee state legislator says he'll pay for handgun carry permits in wake of Orlando massacre

Published Jun. 16 2016

Tennessee state Rep. Andy Holt says he'll buy handgun carry permits for the first five people who contact his office,...

Haslam joins Corker, Alexander on concerns about Trump's post-massacre remarks about Muslims

Published Jun. 16 2016

Despite joining with fellow GOP governors this week for a face-to-face chat with Donald Trump, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says...

Republican hopeful's radio ad accuses Rep DesJarlais of trashing conservative talk radio host Mark Levin's ethics

Published Jun. 15 2016

Republican hopeful Grant Starrett has begun airing a radio spot in which his campaign charges incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais,...

Despite meeting with Trump, Haslam not yet ready to endorse Trump

Published Jun. 15 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam said today he still isn't ready to endorse Donald Trump despite his and other GOP governors' meeting...

Will Haslam endorse Trump?

Published Jun. 15 2016

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who at times has been critical of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, joined...

Nashville school board votes to sue Tennessee for education funding

Published Jun. 14 2016

The Metro Nashville Public Schools board will sue the state for its share of education funding, but its litigation will...

Haslam meets with Trump in New York

Published Jun. 14 2016

A spokeswoman for Gov. Bill Haslam says the Tennessee Republican and other GOP governors met today with with presumptive GOP...

Haslam office mum on Trump meeting with GOP governors

Published Jun. 14 2016

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's office isn't saying whether Tennessee's chief executive is among GOP governors meeting Tuesday with presumptive GOP...

Haslam names Parker to head Tennessee prison system

Published Jun. 14 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam has tapped a veteran Tennessee prison official as the state's new commissioner of the Department of Correction.

Tennessee lawmakers trade shots on Twitter after Orlando massacre

Published Jun. 14 2016

Tennessee elected officials' reactions to Sunday's deadly mass shooting at an Orlando, Fla., gay nightclub are mostly ranging — and...

Tennessee lawmakers attempt to fix bill intended to deter gang-related criminal conduct

Published Jun. 13 2016

Tennessee lawmakers' April rewrite of a criminal gang sentence-enhancement law after the original statute was struck down in court has...

Tennessee revenues have surpassed estimates by $800 million so far this fiscal year

Published Jun. 13 2016

Tennessee reaped nearly $800 million more than budget estimates of tax collections during the first ten months of the fiscal...

Georgia Sen. David Perdue suggests conservatives pray that Obama's 'days be few'

Published Jun. 10 2016

A Republican senator told conservatives Friday they should pray for President Barack Obama and suggested a biblical passage that says,...

State OKs $42.5 million low-interest loan for Chattanooga stormwater improvements

Published Jun. 10 2016

The city of Chattanooga has won approval for a $42.5 million low-interest loan from the state for local wastewater infrastructure...

Engel Stadium's overhaul will cost more than twice as much as expected

Published Jun. 10 2016

Tennessee State Building Commission members on Thursday approved a planned 11-acre intramural sports complex at UTC's historic Engel Stadium.


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UTC, Cleveland State get nearly $250,000 in grants to improve students' success

Published Jun. 8 2016

The state has awarded nearly $152,000 to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and another $90,700 grant to Cleveland State...

Some Tennessee Democratic delegates divided on Sanders staying in race

Published Jun. 8 2016

With Hillary Clinton now national Democrats' presumptive presidential nominee, some Tennessee delegates were divided Tuesday as to whether rival Bernie...