California to illegal pot shops: We're coming for you

Published Jun. 22 2019

California is planning to intensify its enforcement against the state's thriving illegal marijuana market, including launching an ad campaign Friday...

Roy Moore in uphill battle to woo skeptical Alabama voters

Published Jun. 22 2019

In a state that has long been reliably Republican, Roy Moore faces an uphill battle in winning over skeptical voters...

Work underway on new Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 21 2019

Work has started at the site of a long-sought-after Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Chattanooga that will more than double...

UT Trustees approve 2.5 percent tuition increase for UTC

Published Jun. 21 2019

Undergraduate tuition will be going up this fall at the University of Tennessee's three campuses following approval Friday by UT...

Board of Regents approves tuition, fee increases for Tennessee community, applied technology colleges

Published Jun. 21 2019

Tuition and fee costs for attending Tennessee community colleges and colleges of applied technology will rise an average 2.45 percent...

Tennessee tax collections exceed revenue projections by $556.7 million in first 10 months of Fiscal Year 2019

Published Jun. 21 2019

Tennessee tax collections exceeded revenue estimates by $46.3 million in May, adding yet again to the state's total surplus of...

Tennessee's emergency management chief hopes to make it easier for counties to plan for disasters following audit

Published Jun. 20 2019

Tennessee's emergency operations chief says his agency is restructuring its support for counties' planning for natural and man-made disasters in...

Rep. Jay Reedy announces bid for Tennessee House speaker, warns against 'self indulgence and moral corruption'

Published Jun. 20 2019

A rural Tennessee representative is the latest to join the Republican Caucus battle to succeed state House Speaker Glen Casada,...

Tennessee to begin issuing Real ID driver's licenses on July 1

Published Jun. 19 2019

Traveler James Corne said at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport on Wednesday that he doesn't know a lot about Real ID, but...

Voters in Seattle getting $100 each to donate to candidates

Published Jun. 19 2019

Seattle City Council candidate Pat Murakami weaves through front yards and porches, knocking on doors in a gritty but gentrifying...

Hamilton County Chancellor Jeffrey Atherton tapped to serve on revised state Board of Judicial Conduct

Published Jun. 18 2019

Hamilton County Chancellor Jeffrey M. Atherton is among six judges and attorneys who have now been named to serve on...

Audit finds most Tennessee counties ignoring requirements to provide updates on local emergency operations plan

Published Jun. 17 2019

Eight years after calling attention to the problem, a new Tennessee comptroller audit reveals most counties continue ignoring requirements that...


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Political notebook: Haslam says will decide soon on 2020 U.S. Senate bid

Published Jun. 17 2019

Former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said he expects to decide soon whether he will run in 2020 for the U.S....

Gov. Lee to call Tennessee lawmakers into August special session to replace Speaker Casada

Published Jun. 15 2019

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Saturday night he will call a special legislative session in August for House Republicans to...

Tennessee, Georgia governors head to Asia to pitch states for business investment

Published Jun. 14 2019

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp are both heading to Asia next week for their first international...

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announces he will not seek U.S. Senate seat in 2020

Published Jun. 14 2019

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announced Friday that he will not run for U.S. Senate in 2020.

State gives final approval for work on $17.75 million McMinn County Higher Education Center

Published Jun. 13 2019

Officials hope to break ground in September on the $17.75 million McMinn County Higher Education Center after the project won...

GOP leaders: Economy helped remove kids from TennCare rolls

Published Jun. 12 2019

Top Republican elected officials in Tennessee say their state's improved economy is partly why at least 128,000 children were cut...

Gov. Lee to attend White House criminal justice event

Published Jun. 12 2019

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he is heading to the White House for a round table event on workforce development...

House Democratic Caucus chairman says Speaker Casada's 'cronies' hope to retain power with special session

Published Jun. 12 2019

A top Tennessee House Democrat says he won't go along with GOP leaders' efforts to call a special session to...

Hamilton County lawmakers want House Speaker Casada to go sooner, not later

Published Jun. 10 2019

Hamilton County's state legislative delegation wants scandal-ridden Republican House Speaker Glen Casada to depart the post before the speaker's proposed...


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Tennessee boating registration fees expected to see first increase in 12 years

Published Jun. 10 2019

Tennessee owners of an estimated 264,000 boats may want to race to renew their boat registrations before July 1 in...

Gardenhire plans to tackle Tennessee 'food deserts' with new legislation

Published Jun. 10 2019

State Sen. Todd Gardenhire says he plans to push legislation next year aimed at reducing "food deserts" that impact an...