Haslam proposes $30 million for school safety

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam on Tuesday proposed $30 million to improve school safety across the state in the amendment to the fiscal year 2018-19 budget proposal to...

January was Tennessee’s third-deadliest fire month in eight years

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Fire Marshal's Office is urgently renewing its call that residents turn their focus to fire prevention after January was the third-deadliest month for fire deaths...

Administrations of Trump, Haslam take opposing stances on health care funding

NASHVILLE — As the health care debate heats back up in the nation’s capital, the administration of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is taking a stance that could put it...

Duncan to bid Congress goodbye after three decades

KNOXVILLE — Jimmy Duncan, R-Knoxville, the long-serving congressman in Tennessee’s 2nd District, announced Monday that he will not seek re-election next year. Duncan, who has strong Scott County ties, was...

Corker, Alexander explain health care votes

WASHINGTON — While Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., says he sides with President Donald Trump on the need to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, but says the 350,000 Tennesseans...

State announces lowest-ever unemployment rate

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips last week announced Tennessee’s unemployment rate for June 2017 was 3.6 percent, the...

Perdue endorses Boyd for governor

HUNTSVILLE — The Tennessee gubernatorial primary is months away, but the jockeying for position among Republican candidates to succeed Bill Haslam has already begun, with Randy Boyd announcing Wednesday that...

Tennessee finally declared drought-free

For the first time in well over a year, Tennessee is officially free of drought conditions. In its latest update, issued Thursday, the U.S. Drought Monitor declared that no part...

Campbell County man sentenced to 110 years for child rape

JACKSBORO — An elderly Campbell County man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison, after being sentenced to a total of 110 years in custody for...

Authorities allege Fentress sheriff had sex with inmates, assaulted prisoner

JAMESTOWN — The Fentress County sheriff who resigned Friday amid an investigation by federal authorities has been criminally charged, the Department of Justice announced today. Charles “Chucky” Cravens, 47, who...

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