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...

Jellico under fire from state comptroller's office

JELLICO, Tenn. — A former city recorder in this Campbell County town took nearly $100,000 in public funds for personal use, state officials charge,...

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...

State: Immunizations keep children healthy and learning

NASHVILLE — Summer break is almost over for many students in Tennessee, and as plans are being made for another school year, it’s important...

Haslam’s gas tax approved by legislature

NASHVILLE — Both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly on Wednesday passed the Improve Tennessee Act, which will hike the state’s tax on gas...

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...

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...

Yager joins with Haslam in drug abuse fight

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) recently participated in a Knoxville roundtable discussion with Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Douglas Varney and other health care...

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...

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...
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