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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tennessee senators approve anti-annexation measure

NASHVILLE — If the state House of Representatives next week follows same course the General Assembly's upper chamber followed Thursday, Tennessee cities and towns...

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...

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...
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