MEMPHIS — Former television judge Joe Brown has been released from jail after serving a five-day jail sentence for contempt of court.
NASHVILLE — Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee’s gas tax in 2016.
NEW YORK — Markets are turning turbulent again after investors were unnerved by more signs of weakness in China, the world’s second-largest economy.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no choice but to make “this agonizing and painful decision.”
MOREHEAD, Ky. — A county clerk who invoked “God’s authority” as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign and now must face a federal judge who could impose fines or send her to jail.
ELIZABETHTON — Firefighters were responding a house fire near East Side Elementary School that was spreading into adjacent woods this afternoon.
East Tennessee State University students, faculty and staff and members of the community are invited to celebrate the return of football to the university during a “Bonfire, Pep Rally and Bucky Reveal” on Wednesday, Sept. 2.
City commissioners will consider the first reading of an ordinance tonight that tightens the screws on vehicle owners who are not fully complying with the city’s existing public parking ordinances.
Fairhaven United Methodist Church, 3131 W. Walnut St., will hold its Fall Fair on Saturday, Sept. 5, from 8 a.m. until 1 a.m.
ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports that a Rogersville Middle School “football dad” allegedly threatened to break the head coach’s windows with a brick as revenge for disciplinary action taken against the man’s son.