Dalton, Ga., voters OK referendum for new school for sixth- and seventh-graders

Published Nov. 7 2017

A new school will come to Dalton, Ga.

Haslam on UT campus' outsourcing rejection: Disappointed but no retaliation

Published Nov. 7 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday said he's disappointed three of the University of Tennessee's four main campuses will not participate...

Voters choosing new Atlanta mayor, open legislative seats

Published Nov. 7 2017

Voters in Georgia had no shortage of choices on Tuesday's ballot as they considered who should be Atlanta's next mayor...

Voting begins in Georgia: What you need to know

Published Nov. 7 2017

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. across North Georgia today as voters will choose a new...

Gov. Haslam won't alter stance on barring handguns inside Tennessee state Capitol

Published Nov. 7 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he has no intention of changing his administration's stance on barring handgun-carry permit holders from...

After Trump appointment, Jim Tracy resigns from Tennessee Senate, triggering special election

Published Nov. 7 2017

Tennessee state Sen. Jim Tracy, who was appointed over the weekend to a federal post by President Donald Trump, resigned...

Judge to rule on suit against former Alabama governor

Published Nov. 7 2017

A judge says he will rule by noon on Friday whether to throw out a lawsuit filed against former Alabama...

Opioid crisis tied to budget request for case managers for Tennessee children

Published Nov. 6 2017

Tennessee's opioid crisis is helping fuel a state government agency's budget request for 30 new case managers to handle the...

Prosecutors: 'Infection of fraud' at Haslam truck stop chain

Published Nov. 6 2017

Federal prosecutors on Monday outlined their case against former Pilot Flying J executives and sales representatives as being the result...

Jury seated in fraud trial of former Pilot executives

Published Nov. 6 2017

A jury has been seated in the fraud trial of four former executives at Pilot Flying J.

Jury selection begins for former execs at truck stop chain

Published Nov. 6 2017

Jury selection is getting underway for the trial of four former executives of Pilot Flying J.

How the Republican proposal could mean a tax increase for thousands of Tennesseans

Published Nov. 5 2017

Tennesseans would no longer be able to deduct state and local sales taxes on their federal returns under a tax-reform...

Sen. Bob Corker criticizes Trump's comments about justice system

Published Nov. 3 2017

U.S. Senator Bob Corker today said President Donald Trump's comments about the criminal justice system are "totally inappropriate."

Tennessee Promise students showing higher success rates than national average

Published Nov. 3 2017

The first cohort of Tennessee Promise students has had a success rate of 56.2 percent, compared to the national average...

TVA leaders say safety culture improving at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant

Published Nov. 2 2017

Managers at America's newest nuclear power plant say they are doing more to listen to workers and to build a...

Haslam: Policy allowing guns in new Tennessee legislative complex doesn't extend into state Capitol

Published Nov. 2 2017

Tennesseans with valid, state-issued handgun carry permits will be able to take their weapons into the General Assembly's new home...

Tennessee comptroller audit finds lack of documentation on state corporate tax incentives

Published Nov. 2 2017

Tennessee comptroller watchdogs said they found in a new audit major problems involving the awarding of some tax credits used...

Alexander hopes Congress restores insurer subsidies to limit premium hikes

Published Nov. 1 2017

Tennessee has had the biggest premium rate increases of any state for individual health insurance plans under Obamacare exchanges over...

Georgia attorney general quits defense in server wiping case

Published Nov. 1 2017

The Georgia attorney general's office will no longer represent the state's top elections official in an elections integrity lawsuit filed...

TN House, Senate speakers: Permit holders can bring weapons into General Assembly's new building

Published Nov. 1 2017

Tennessee handgun-carry permit holders will be allowed to bring their firearms into the General Assembly's new home, Lt. Gov. Randy...

Roy Moore gathers with GOP establishment he derided

Published Nov. 1 2017

Roy Moore lunched with the Senate Republican establishment he has repeatedly derided.

Poll: Diane Black, Karl Dean have highest approval ratings in Tennessee governor's race

Published Nov. 1 2017

U.S. Rep. Diane Black and former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean have the highest approval ratings in their respective gubernatorial primaries,...

All eyes on Bredesen as Democrats seek 'game-changer' in Tennessee U.S. Senate race

Published Nov. 1 2017

Democrat Phil Bredesen's sudden interest in running for U.S. Senate has emerged as a potential game-changer in Republican-dominated Tennessee, leading...