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’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...

Administrations of Trump, Haslam take opposing stances on health care funding

NASHVILLE — As the health care debate heats back up in the nation’s capital, the administration of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is taking a...

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....

Mining ban to be attempted again

A bill that would ban mountaintop-removal mining in Tennessee has been reintroduced in the state legislature.

Tennessee finally declared drought-free

For the first time in well over a year, Tennessee is officially free of drought conditions. In its latest update, issued Thursday, the U.S. Drought...

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...

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...

Yager bill could be a shot in the arm for EMS

NASHVILLE — Legislation currently advancing in the Tennessee General Assembly could provide a much-needed shot in the arm to the Scott County Ambulance Service,...

Haslam's meth proposal would clamp down on pseudoephedrine sales

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam last week announced new legislation that he says is intended to curb the state’s methamphetamine scourge. The Knoxville Republican,...
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