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...

Election ’18: Boyd touts momentum as endorsements swell

KNOXVILLE — Republican gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd announced a new round of endorsements on Monday, bringing the number of county and city mayors across...

Fleischmann receives pro-life endorsement

CHATTANOOGA — A leading pro-life organization has endorsed incumbent Chuck Fleischmann, R-Chattanooga, in Tennessee’s 3rd District congressional primary. The National Right to Life Committee announced...

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...

January was Tennessee’s third-deadliest fire month in eight years

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Fire Marshal's Office is urgently renewing its call that residents turn their focus to fire prevention after January was the...

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...

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,...

Mining ban to be attempted again

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

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...

New poll finds Blackburn’s lead still increasing

NASHVILLE — A new poll last week suggested that Democrat Phil Bredesen continues to lose ground to Republican Marsha Blackburn in the race to...
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