Poll: Lee surges into GOP primary lead

NASHVILLE — A surprise poll released Monday by JMC Analytics and Polling found that Middle Tennessee businessman and rancher Bill Lee has taken the lead among Republicans vying to...

Illness outbreak prompts investigation of Gatlinburg zip line

GATLINBURG — The Tennessee Department of Health continues to investigate an outbreak of illness after receiving more than 500 reports of gastrointestinal illness among visitors to the CLIMB Works...

Election ’18: Bredesen announces opening of ‘victory offices’

NASHVILLE — Former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen announced Monday that he has opened 12 “victory offices” across the Volunteer State as his campaign for the U.S. Senate heats up. Bredesen...

Election ’18: Boyd touts momentum as endorsements swell

KNOXVILLE — Republican gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd announced a new round of endorsements on Monday, bringing the number of county and city mayors across Tennessee who have endorsed his...

TCAP won’t count, state says

NASHVILLE — TN Ready, the beleaguered statewide assessment being administered in public schools this week and last, will not count against students, teachers or schools, state legislators agreed last...

State attorney general intervenes in opioids lawsuit

NASHVILLE — The office of Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced Wednesday, March 21, that Slatery has filed motions to intervene in three lawsuits brought by district...

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...

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