Tennessee governor proposes $40m in funding for school security

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has proposed a $40 million investment to improve school safety in the Volunteer State, with an emphasis on...

Flood watch issued for Fentress County as more rain arrives

NASHVILLE — The National Weather Service here has issued a flood watch for Fentress County and much of the rest of northern...

Report: Claiborne inmates, officers sold scrap metal for personal gain

The Tennessee Comptroller's Office says that the litter patrol in Claiborne County has been pocketing funds from scrap metal sales in...

Several from Campbell County sentenced to prison

JACKSBORO — Several Campbell Countians were sentenced to prison last week, after being found guilty of violating terms of their probation.

Chronic Wasting Disease discovered in Tennessee

It had been rumored in Tennessee’s hunting community throughout the day Friday that big news was coming. And, shortly after 8 p.m. Friday evening,...

Alexander won’t seek re-election

NASHVILLE — U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., announced Monday that he will not seek re-election in 2020, touching off a storm of compliments and...

Poll finds virtual deadlock in Senate race

NASHVILLE — Phil Bredesen’s campaign claimed that internal polling showed the former governor in a virtual deadlock with Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn in the race...

New poll finds Blackburn’s lead still increasing

NASHVILLE — A new poll last week suggested that Democrat Phil Bredesen continues to lose ground to Republican Marsha Blackburn in the race to...

D.A.: Officers’ actions were justified

LAFOLLETTE — The death of a LaFollette man in an officer-involved shooting last month was apparently the result of suicide-by-cop, with the 8th Judicial...

Fitzhugh endorses Democrat Dean

NASHVILLE — In perhaps one of the least surprising election stories of the Tennessee gubernatorial campaign, State House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh on Friday...
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