More than a year after announcing construction of an access road and visitors center at Lamar Alexander Rocky Fork State Park would begin in 2019, officials with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation are returning to Erwin for a pair of planning meetings with regional “stakeholders.”
NASHVILLE — Tennessee has not performed autopsies on the four death row inmates who chose to die in the electric chair since the state resumed executions in 2018.
East Tennessee State University did not receive funding for a new humanities building, but was allocated $3.47 million for HVAC repairs across campus in Gov. Bill Lee’s proposed budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
A Tennessee attorney is giving away free divorce representation to one client for Valentine’s Day.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he wants to enact some of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, which would include banning women from undergoing the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday that he'll sign into law a measure that would assure continued taxpayer funding of faith-based foster care and adoption agencies even if they exclude LGBT families and others based on
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The Tennessee state Senate started the 2020 legislative session passing its first bill of the year: a controversial measure that protects religious adoption agencies if they choose to discriminate against same-sex couples.
Tennessee won’t stop resettling refugees, Republican Gov. Bill Lee said Wednesday, rejecting the option offered to states by President Donald Trump’s administration.
NASHVILLE — A Tennessee man says he wants an overhaul of a school program that killed the emu he hatched with his late wife.
More than one in five children in Tennessee live in poverty — enough to fill the University of Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium more than three times and the Tennessee Titans’ Nissan Stadium almost five times.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee labor officials are making $3 million in grants available to help 38 distressed and at-risk counties with workforce development efforts.
Tennessee State Parks almost took home a top national award -- and the state’s tourism industry could see a big boost as a result, despite not getting the top spot.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee officials say they weren’t aware that the state’s pension fund invested stock in a marijuana industry company, despite the state’s opposition to legalizing any usage of marijuana.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee will continue to be banned from enforcing a newly passed law requiring some online auctioneers to be licensed as a lawsuit questioning the statute’s constitutionality moves through court.
KNOXVILLE — An elementary school teacher has become the first African-American woman to be crowned Miss Tennessee.