Bradley County voter turnout not boosted by open governor, Senate races

Published Jul. 23 2018

Bradley County's early voting numbers for the state primary and local general elections are on par with 2014 election figures.

Political Notebook: New ads, a missed vote and WAPO awards 3 'Pinocchios' on Bredesen meth claim

Published Jul. 23 2018

The Washington Post's Fact Check last week gave Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen three out of four "Pinocchios" for...

Disappearing messages, private phones test open records laws

Published Jul. 22 2018

One app promotes itself as a way to discuss sensitive negotiations and human resources problems without leaving a digital record.

Impact minimal after 12th District chancellor's sudden retirement

Published Jul. 22 2018

Chancery Court cases in the six-county 12th Judicial District are largely stalled until August, when a new chancellor will be...

Vice President Mike Pence visits Chattanooga area [photos]

Published Jul. 21 2018

Vice President Mike Pence visited the Chattanooga area Saturday to tout President Donald Trump's tax policies before attending political events...

Gallery: People await Mike Pence's arrival in Cleveland, Tennessee

Published Jul. 21 2018

A tax policy event hosted by America First policies at Lee University's Pangle Hall on Saturday, July 21, 2018, in...

New twist in District 26 lawsuit

Published Jul. 21 2018

The soap opera that is the House District 26 election ended its week in another cliffhanger Friday.

Putin idea for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House

Published Jul. 21 2018

The White House has rejected a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region's future,...

Liberal icon, new Democratic star wade into GOP-heavy Kansas

Published Jul. 20 2018

The new face of an emerging democratic socialist movement joined its patriarch in the most unlikely place Friday, calling on...

Kavanaugh's lengthy paper trail becomes flashpoint

Published Jul. 20 2018

Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service to recommend him as President Donald...

Trump was taped talking of paying for Playboy model's story

Published Jul. 20 2018

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of...

Beth Harwell touts support for medical marijuana in new TV spot

Published Jul. 20 2018

Republican gubernatorial candidate Beth Harwell is putting her support for legalizing physician-prescribed medical cannabis front and center in the closing...

Corker: Kavanaugh a 'superb' pick for Supreme Court

Published Jul. 20 2018

Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday met with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, saying he is a "superb nominee."

TDOT hopes to begin emergency repairs to Signal Mountain Boulevard in August

Published Jul. 19 2018

A top Tennessee Department of Transportation official says the department is well aware of immediate problems plaguing Signal Mountain Boulevard...

Dade County will receive less in property taxes than first thought

Published Jul. 19 2018

Amid confusion about whether the Dade County Commission could legally hold a public meeting about a tax hike Thursday evening,...

Tennessee House majority leader's PAC slams Jonathan Mason in GOP's House District 30 race

Published Jul. 19 2018

Republican Jonathan Mason is coming under attack in the state House District 30 GOP primary race as being in the...

Political Notebook: Boyd to visit voting sites on Saturday

Published Jul. 19 2018

Randy Boyd, a Republican candidate for governor, will visit early voting sites in Hamilton County on Saturday to talk with...

TNReady test results show Hamilton County middle and high school students fell further behind

Published Jul. 19 2018

Elementary school students in Hamilton County's public schools saw slight improvements in TNReady test results compared to last year, while...

Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species

Published Jul. 19 2018

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animal and plant species and limiting habitat safeguards that...

Vice President Mike Pence set to attend Georgia rally in governor's race

Published Jul. 19 2018

Vice President Mike Pence is set to attend a rally in Macon, Georgia, Saturday to support Secretary of State Brian...

School board discusses special education, superintendent evaluation and more

Published Jul. 19 2018

Tonight, the Hamilton County Board of Education meets to discuss a variety of topics that have the community talking, including...


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Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

Published Jul. 19 2018

President Donald Trump on Thursday cast aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence, saying he was "not happy" with the...

Democrats keep District 26 challenge alive

Published Jul. 19 2018

The Tennessee Democratic Party continues to battle to stop Republicans from naming a late replacement candidate in the House District...