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...

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,...

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...

Wamp touts conservative values, blasts both parties

Calling himself an "independent-minded conservative," Weston Wamp was critical of his incumbent opponent, Chuck Fleischmann, and the Republican Party as a whole during a campaign stop in Oneida Friday...

Wine-in-grocery stores finalized in Nashville

NASHVILLE — A seven-year effort to extend wine sales from package stores to grocery stores culminated Thursday with the signature of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. Haslam signed a bill that...

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...

AAA projects busiest Memorial Day travel weekend since recession

AAA, the American auto club, projects 36.1 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home during the Memorial Day weekend, a 1.5 percent increase from last year. Kicking...

Bill could release $100k in bridge funds to Scott County

NASHVILLE — Legislation that would return more than $100,000 in taxpayer funding to Scott County for bridge infrastructure improvements cleared the Senate Transportation Committee on Wednesday. The County Bridge Relief...

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.

Mayfield endorses Fleischmann; named to campaign

CHATTANOOGA – Scottie Mayfield has endorsed Chuck Fleischmann’s re-election campaign, and been named honorary chairman of the campaign. Mayfield, of Mayfield Dairy Farms fame, was the runner-up in the 2012...

Stay connected

6,313FansLike
321FollowersFollow
1,129FollowersFollow

LATEST STORIES

- Advertisement -