Tennessee senators approve anti-annexation measure

NASHVILLE — If the state House of Representatives next week follows same course the General Assembly's upper chamber followed Thursday, Tennessee cities and towns may soon be permanently unable...

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...

Governor's signature ends 'forced annexation'

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam today signed a bill requiring cities and towns to hold referendums in order to annex new properties. The legislation, sponsored by state Rep. Mike Carter,...

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...

Weston Wamp announces congressional bid

CHATTANOOGA — Weston Wamp is attempting another bid to win his father’s old congressional seat, he announced Monday in Chattanooga. Wamp, the son of former Congressman Zach Wamp, announced that...

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...

Yager touts failure of school voucher bill

NASHVILLE — In an email to constituents Thursday, state Sen. Ken Yager, R-Harriman, talked Common Core, school vouchers, BEP funding and other educational issues. Yager, who has been an outspoken...

Yager appointed chair of State & Local Government Committee

State Senator Ken Yager, R-Kingston, will again serve as chairman of the Tennessee Senate's Committee on State & Local Government.

Fentress Chamber of Commerce director indicted, fired

JAMESTOWN — The former director of the Fentress County Chamber of Commerce turned himself into the Fentress County Jail here Monday morning, after being indicted last week by a...

Legislature approves Yager's bus bill

NASHVILLE — A measure that is expected to save local school districts more than $50 million by extending the life of school buses has been approved by the Tennessee...

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