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...

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...

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...

Fleischmann lashes out at Wamp 'hypocrisy'

CHATTANOOGA — With just eight days before the start of early voting, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann on Thursday lashed out at his Republican Primary opponent...

Campbell County attorney disbarred by state

JACKSBORO — A Campbell County attorney has been disbarred by the Supreme Court of Tennessee for misappropriating funds in a real estate transaction. Conrad Mark...

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...

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...

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...

Gas prices begin anticipated decline

The average cost of a gallon of gasoline in Tennessee declined by three cents last week, and auto club AAA says that decline should...

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...
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