McNally elected Lt. Governor, Speaker of Senate

NASHVILLE — The State Senate today elected Sen. Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) as Tennessee's 87th Speaker of the Senate. The Senate's 33 senators met at noon on the first...

TVA records near-record power demand

The Tennessee Valley Authority reports that the weekend’s cold snap, which dipped down to 14 degrees across the Tennessee Valley, ranked fourth in the utility’s “Top 10” winter weekend...

Pickett County targeted by state auditors

A new audit from the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office finds significant problems still exist in Pickett County government. The audit includes 14 findings related to accounting, bookkeeping, and management practices. These...

Fleischmann, Wamp offer contrasting approaches

CHATTANOOGA — In a heated primary battle, Republican congressional hopefuls Chuck Fleischmann and Weston Wamp are offering voters starkly different approaches as the Aug. 7 election date nears. Fleischmann, the...

Yager joins with Haslam in drug abuse fight

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) recently participated in a Knoxville roundtable discussion with Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Douglas Varney and other health care leaders regarding the widespread epidemic...

Former sheriff claims political targeting by THP

CLINTON — After revelations this week that former Scott County Sheriff Anthony Lay was suspended by the Tennessee Highway Patrol for five days in May, Lay is battling back...

BlueCross requests rate increase

NASHVILLE — BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, the dominant provider of health care exchange plans in the state, has requested permission to raise rates of its exchange plans by an...

Fleischmann lashes out at Wamp 'hypocrisy'

CHATTANOOGA — With just eight days before the start of early voting, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann on Thursday lashed out at his Republican Primary opponent for benefiting from a Political...

Fleischmann receives pro-life endorsement

CHATTANOOGA — A leading pro-life organization has endorsed incumbent Chuck Fleischmann, R-Chattanooga, in Tennessee’s 3rd District congressional primary. The National Right to Life Committee announced its endorsement for Fleischmann Monday,...

Two indicted in death of Campbell County child

JACKSBORO — A Campbell County mother and her boyfriend have been indicted in connection with the death of a three-year-old child. District Attorney General Lori Phillips-Jones and Campbell County Sheriff...

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