Hamilton and area counties returned four incumbents to the Tennessee House of Representatives Tuesday, along with two new lawmakers.
Bill Johnson, the tall, incoming president and CEO of the Tennessee Valley Authority, walked through the halls of the Knoxville and Chattanooga headquarters buildings Monday to meet employees and shake hands.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has tapped the former head of one of the South's biggest electric utilities to be the federal power provider's next chief executive.
Environmental investigators have taken 230 soil samples in downtown neighborhoods from Missionary Ridge to St. Elmo and found high lead levels in more than 10 percent of them.
It's official. The Great Eastern Trail — America's newest long-distance trail for outdoorsy folks looking to bike or walk from Florida to the Finger Lakes of New York — will stretch through Chattanooga.
Contractors have completed lead removal on two properties in the Southside, says the EPA coordinator for the cleanup.
Perry Gaughan, the EPA coordinator for Southside lead cleanup project in Chattanooga, said contractors have completed lead removal on two yards.
Construction on the Watts Bar Unit 2 nuclear reactor is on schedule to be complete in December 2015, and the work still is targeted to cost about $4.2 billion, according to Mike Skaggs, TVA senior vice president for nuclear construction.
The Tennessee Valley Authority said today that construction progress on the Watts Bar Unit 2 nuclear reactor is on schedule to be complete in December 2015.
Joshua Callaway was a young Alabama schoolteacher who left his home and classroom in March 1862 to join the 28th Alabama Infantry Regiment of the Confederate Army.
Conservationists are getting antsy that Congress for more than a year has failed to take up a bill that would cost nothing and protect 19,556 acres of Volunteer State wilderness — most of it in Southeast Tennessee.
In the coming week, a remote-controlled robot will begin a continuous run around what looks like a miniature train track suspended over the domed top of Sequoyah Nuclear Plant's Unit 2 reactor.
This Sunday's 2012 Hiketoberfest on the Cumberland Plateau starting on Signal Mountain comes with a special announcement.
The Great Walls of Chattanooga are rising.
Three Tennessee cities, including Chattanooga, made the top 11 of the nation's 100 fall allergy capitals.
When investment markets tanked in 2008 and TVA's pension fund took a nearly $2 billion dive, the tab for making sure there was enough money to cover commitments to 24,000 retirees fell to electric ratepayers.
TVA is about to peel the top off a reactor at Sequoyah Nuclear Plant.
At least 500 gallons of gasoline have spilled from an underground 12-inch pipeline in a marshy area of Moccasin Bend about 1,000 feet from the Tennessee River.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed Endangered Species Act protection today for two species of freshwater mussels, and the agency wants to designate 1,380 miles of the Tennessee River and some of its tributaries as "critical habitat."
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed Endangered Species Act protection today for two species of freshwater mussels.
A federal judge has sentenced three Chattanoogans for polluting an East Chattanooga community with asbestos during the demolition of an old textile mill.
As a famed Tennessee walking horse trainer begins his federal probation and prepares to defend himself against 17 state misdemeanor charges related to soring, a new battle line is forming for possible prosecutions of horse owners.
For one hour Tuesday afternoon a federal judge seemed to flirt with giving prison time to a nationally known walking horse trainer but by the end of the hearing balked and sentenced the man to three years probation and a $75,000 fine.
A federal judge today sentenced a former hall of fame Tennessee walking horse trainer to three years probation and fined him $75.000 for soring horses.
A federal judge today will decide whether to accept a horse trainer's guilty plea in a case that sparked a firestorm of public outcry over abuse in the Tennessee walking horse industry.
The chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokees said the tribe has made great strides toward saving its language and heritage thanks to money from its casino in Cherokee, N.C.
Inspections at this year's 11-day Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration found that 9 percent of the 1,849 horses presented for competition were cited for soring violations, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Michell Hicks, principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, first made friends in Chattanooga in April 2005 when he helped dedicate the Passage at the Chattanooga waterfront.
To stop the soring of Tennessee walking horses, two congressmen from Tennessee and Kentucky today introduced legislation to end the use of chains, most pads and the industry's self-policing.
Court memos about the man who beat a horse on hidden-camera video and ignited a Tennessee walking horse and animals rights firestorm offer very different views of the former hall-of-fame horse trainer who will be sentenced here Tuesday in federal court.
To stop the soring of Tennessee walking horses, two U.S. lawmakers from Tennessee and Kentucky today introduced legislation to end the use of action devices and to end self-policing in the industry.
The Land Trust for Tennessee and the TWRA are hoping to raise money to complete the purchase of a 68-acre tract of land near the old Blythe Ferry site to add to the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge.
More than 100 people crowded a room at the Chattanooga Convention Center on Tuesday to talk about using a largely untried fuel in local nuclear reactors to help keep plutonium out of the hands of terrorists.
Both Sequoyah and Watts Bar had unplanned reactor shutdowns last month.
Local residents will have an opportunity Tuesday to tell federal officials what they think about using MOX fuel in TVA nuclear plants in Soddy-Daisy and in Athens, Ala.
Public clamor over a recommendation of probation for the man caught by hidden camera beating a Tennessee walking horse has led federal prosecutors to file a 16-page explanation that points out sentencing limitations in the federal Horse Protection Act.
The students' questions for Alexandra Cousteau began with a focus on her exotic global travels, but her answers led them back to their own backyards and the Tennessee River.
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — The big red stallion named I'm Copperfield was a clear crowd favorite Saturday night at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — The big red stallion named I’m Copperfield was a clear crowd favorite Saturday night at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — The granddaddy of Tennessee walking horse shows drew to a rocky close Saturday, but the winners and losers of a two-week mud-slinging contest over the state's high-stepping icon are far from decided.
WARTRACE, Tenn. — Tiny Wartrace long has been known as the cradle of the Tennessee walking horse industry.
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — At the 2012 Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration, Billie Nipper's horse paintings stole the show.
Mike Walden came by his love of horses honestly, taking easy steps behind his father, who founded Chattanooga Police Department's horse patrol decades ago with donated Tennessee walking horses.
The Humane Society of the United States is kicking back at Tennessee walking horse industry criticism of its effort to end soring.
Coby the cougar collapsed and died Tuesday afternoon at the Chattanooga Zoo of as-yet unknown causes.
Coby the cougar collapsed and died Tuesday afternoon around closing time.
Horse lovers in Shelbyville, Tenn., are reeling from empty stands and thinning numbers of horses in the arena in the final week of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.
The Tennessee walking horse industry has come out swinging a "big lick" at the Humane Society of the United States for what one horse reform group insinuates is exploitation for fundraising.
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — The horses aren't just walking.
Zachary Swafford, of Pikeville, Tenn., was 8 days old when he attended his first Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.