State announces lowest-ever unemployment rate

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips last week announced Tennessee’s unemployment rate for June 2017 was 3.6 percent, the...

Campbell County man sentenced to 110 years for child rape

JACKSBORO — An elderly Campbell County man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison, after being sentenced to a total of 110 years in custody for...

Yager: Current funding model 'real inequity' for rural schools

  NASHVILLE — In an impassioned address before the Senate Education Committee Wednesday, state Sen. Ken Yager, R-Harriman, reiterated his stance that current education funding models represent inequality for rural...

Agents raid Lafollette church, seize snakes

  LAFOLLETTE — The church and snake-handling pastor who were among the subjects of National Geographic's recent miniseries, "Snake Salvation," were raided by state authorities Thursday morning. According to the Tennessee...

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...

ATVs may soon be allowed on S.R. 63 in Campbell County

CARYVILLE — Legislation could soon head to the governor’s desk that will allow ATVs on S.R. 63 between Stinking Creek Road and Old Hwy. 63 in western Campbell County. Senate...

Corker introduces bill to pave way to Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on Tuesday introduced an amendment to extend the deadline for...

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...

Jamestown selected for 'Tennessee Downtowns' program

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced Thursday that Jamestown is one of six Tennessee towns selected for the fourth round of the Tennessee Downtowns program. Jamestown...

Ramsey advances judicial shuffle

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } NASHVILLE — Tennessee Republicans, led by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, are moving forward with a redistricting process that will shake up the state’s...

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