Alexander joins chorus seeking removal of Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from state Capitol

Published Aug. 23 2017

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander on Tuesday became the latest Tennessee lawmaker to express support for removing the controversial bust of...

Memphis council weighing steps to remove Confederate statues

Published Aug. 22 2017

A city council in Tennessee plans to consider four different ways to deal with the growing uproar over the existence...

85-year-old Alabama veteran casts first vote

Published Aug. 22 2017

David Gregg doesn't hesitate to name the most patriotic man he knows - his father, Clyde Gregg.

State OKs $3 million grant for textile mill in Pikeville, Tenn.

Published Aug. 22 2017

Tennessee officials have kept their end of a bargain that helped bring the largest private economic investment in rural Bledsoe...

Expelled Tennessee lawmaker files lawsuit seeking health insurance, pension

Published Aug. 22 2017

Former state lawmaker Jeremy Durham filed a federal lawsuit Monday arguing his ouster from the legislature is unconstitutional and the...

Unfinished Reelfoot Lake State Park center could be torn down

Published Aug. 22 2017

Photos from the February 2016 event show a typically convivial groundbreaking ceremony, with smiling dignitaries ready to scoop the initial...

Four counties in Chattanooga region get energy grants for facility upgrades, improved efficiency

Published Aug. 21 2017

Four rural counties in the Chattanooga region will divvy up more than $500,000 in energy grant funding from the Tennessee...

Corker says many of public Trump criticisms were effort to influence president

Published Aug. 18 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says many of the criticisms he made this week about President Donald Trump were first raised...

Corker says Trump hasn't demonstrated the 'competence' to be successful

Published Aug. 18 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, the Tennessee Republican who says he talks with President Donald Trump as much as anyone in...

Corker urges 'radical changes' in Trump White House [video]

Published Aug. 17 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker today called for "radical changes" in the White House/

Corker condemns Virginia death as 'act of terror,' steers clear of Trump flap

Published Aug. 17 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Wednesday had little problem labeling, as a "terrorist act," the deadly violence that erupted last...

Tennessee congressman to push Trump impeachment effort

Published Aug. 17 2017

Rep. Steve Cohen announced Thursday he will file articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.


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Tennessee State Museum board revisiting gag policy on board members

Published Aug. 16 2017

The head of the Tennessee State Museum's governing board told state lawmakers Tuesday his panel will revisit a controversial "code...

Strange, Moore heading to runoff in GOP U.S. Senate race in Alabama

Published Aug. 15 2017

Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was twice removed from his judicial duties, forced a primary runoff Tuesday against...

Polls open in Alabama Senate race

Published Aug. 15 2017

Polls have opened across Alabama.

Gov. Haslam encourages removal of Forrest bust from Tennessee Capitol

Published Aug. 15 2017

Saturday's deadly violence at a white nationalist event in Charlottesville, Va., reignited demands Monday by lawmakers and protesters for the...

Alabama Senate race tests Trump, McConnell reach

Published Aug. 15 2017

On the final day of campaigning in Alabama, U.S. Sen. Luther Strange on Monday touted his backing from President Donald...

Charlottesville violence fuels calls for removal of Forrest bust from state Capitol

Published Aug. 14 2017

As many as 100 demonstrators have demanded the removal of a bust of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest.

Judge Andrew Hairston seeks Alabama Ninth Judicial Circuit seat

Published Aug. 14 2017

Judge Andrew Hairston, a Republican, has announced his candidacy for Alabama's Ninth Judicial Circuit.

Nokian Tyres to get $28.42 million to build tire factory

Published Aug. 14 2017

Tennessee officials are living up to their end of a commitment to Finnish manufacturer Nokian Tyres, approving a $28.42 million...

Tennessee Building Commission approves funds for Fall Creek Falls visitor center

Published Aug. 14 2017

Tennessee Building Commission members late last week gave nods to hundreds of millions of dollars worth of new capital projects,...

Mark Green won't challenge Corker; will help Christians enter public life

Published Aug. 10 2017

Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green says he won't run against Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker next year and instead will...

Tennessee legislators looking to move up, out

Published Aug. 9 2017

When state Rep. Marc Gravitt announced this week plans to run for Hamilton County register of deeds, the East Ridge...