Boyd campaign launching Olympic themed ad this week in $500,000 buy

Published Feb. 8 2018

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Randy Boyd plans to air a new ad in a $500,000 broadcast and cable TV television buy...

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation chief Mark Gwyn stepping down in June

Published Feb. 8 2018

Saying it's the "right time" for both himself and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, longtime agency Director Mark Gwyn on...

McCormick named to GOPAC advisory board

Published Feb. 8 2018

State Rep. Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga, has been named to the Republican GOPAC's Legislative Leaders Advisory Board for 2018.

Corker says he's opposed to Congress spending agreement

Published Feb. 8 2018

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said in a news release that he is opposed to the spending agreement reached Wednesday...

Committee approves teacher pay raise, prekindergarten expansion in Alabama

Published Feb. 8 2018

Teachers and school employees could get a 2.5 percent pay raise later this year, under legislation approved Wednesday by the...

Court ruling calls Tennessee DUI conviction 'fee system' unconstitutional

Published Feb. 7 2018

The Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals handed a local attorney a landmark victory Tuesday — and in the process froze...

Marsha Blackburn reserves $1 million for cable, satellite TV advertising

Published Feb. 7 2018

Republican Marsha Blackburn's U.S. Senate campaign has reserved nearly $1 million for a statewide cable and satellite TV advertising buy...

Houses passes 'In God We Trust' bill after lengthy debate

Published Feb. 7 2018

The Alabama House of Representatives voted to allow the phrase "In God We Trust" on public buildings, but only after...

Alabama sued in transgender driver's license case

Published Feb. 7 2018

Three transgender individuals filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Alabama saying the state won't allow them to change the gender listing...

Alabama files lawsuit against opioid manufacturer

Published Feb. 7 2018

Alabama filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the manufacturer of OxyContin and other opioids, becoming the latest state seeking to...

Girl Scouts lobby to relabel bridge named for segregationist

Published Feb. 7 2018

Hundreds of Girl Scouts from across Georgia gathered inside the state Capitol on Tuesday, offering cookies and smiles as they...

Tennessee legislators push bill to end vehicle-emissions testing in Hamilton, 5 other counties

Published Feb. 7 2018

Two local legislators want to end vehicle emissions testing in Hamilton County and five other Tennessee counties, arguing it's no...


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Tennessee senator revising resolution to let General Assembly name state's attorneys general

Published Feb. 6 2018

A Republican senator said Monday he is revising his resolution that would change the Tennessee Constitution and put the General...

Nashville mayor's office: Taxpayer dollars not used to support affair

Published Feb. 6 2018

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry believes she and the former head of her security detail never attempted to use taxpayer dollars...

Georgia's top court overturns Catoosa County woman's murder conviction

Published Feb. 6 2018

The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday overturned a Catoosa County, Ga., woman's murder conviction.

Alabama lawmakers get subpoenas for their campaign finance records

Published Feb. 6 2018

Some Alabama legislators have received subpoenas for campaign finance records in what appears to be an attorney general's review of...

Report: Tennessee infrastructure needs hit $45 billion for next 5 years

Published Feb. 5 2018

Tennessee's annual estimate of costs for needed roads, schools, parks and other infrastructure is now $45 billion in the five...

Conservative seeking Tennessee House District 28 seat held by Rep. JoAnne Favors

Published Feb. 5 2018

Republican candidate Lemon C. Williams is pleased to announce that he is running for State Representative District 28.

Group backs firearm-safety bill exempting gun safe purchases from sales tax

Published Feb. 5 2018

A bipartisan group of Tennessee senators on Monday unveiled legislation that sponsors hope will encourage firearms owners to buy gun...

Trump to nominate Memphis attorney to federal utility board

Published Feb. 5 2018

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Memphis attorney John L. Ryder to serve on the Tennessee Valley Authority's board.

Chattanooga area liquor stores adjusting after more than a year of grocery store wine sales

Published Feb. 5 2018

Over the past 30 years, JD's Liquor store owner and manager Bill Kadourra has seen wine sales at his Broad...


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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam cites 2012 civil service overhaul as his top success

Published Feb. 5 2018

Gov. Bill Haslam says he likely will be best remembered for his programs providing tuition-free community or technical college to...

Memphis GOP attorney John Ryder named to TVA board

Published Feb. 3 2018

Memphis attorney John L. Ryder, who has served as general counsel at the Republican National Committee for the past five...