Despite the stress and strain involved with the transition to Tennessee’s highest office, Gov. Elect Bill Lee is maintaining the same optimistic attitude that got him elected Tennessee’s 50th governor.
German automaker Volkswagen said Monday its factory in Tennessee will be the focus of an $800 million investment in the company’s manufacturing of electric vehicles in North America.
Incoming Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Wednesday he’s giving up control of his large heating, cooling, plumbing and electric business and the company is promising not to contract with state government as long as the Republican is in political office.
Tennessee lawmakers have officially voted in their top legislative leaders to oversee the House and Senate for the next two years.
NASHVILLE — Fifteen years after Cyntoia Brown was charged with murder, the woman who says she was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim when she killed a man in 2004 is no longer under a life sentence.
FLAG POND – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam by executive order has renamed Rocky Fork State Park in Unicoi County as Lamar Alexander Rocky Fork State Park, honoring Tennessee’s senior senator for his record of service and commitment to preservation.
Tennessee’s education department is advising local school officials that it’s not their role to determine whether students and their families are in the country legally or not under a new state law against sanctuary cities.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov.-elect Bill Lee has named three Cabinet members and six senior staffers for his new administration, including investment company chairman Stuart McWhorter as finance commissioner.
Gov. Bill Haslam has announced that Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen is leaving her post to become the head of a national education nonprofit.
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday said an Amazon operations hub expected to create 5,000 jobs in Tennessee will be “the single largest jobs commitment made by a company in Tennessee’s history.”
NASHVILLE — Republican incumbent Phil Roe has won a sixth term in the U.S. House with a victory over Democrat Marty Olsen.
Voters casting midterm election ballots in Tennessee are divided over the state of the nation, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee voters will elect a new governor Tuesday, ushering in a new administration with new priorities.
If Tennessee electrocutes Edmund Zagorski on Thursday, it will be in an electric chair built by a self-taught execution expert who is no longer welcome in the prison system and who worries that his device will malfunction.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Supreme Court has set a new execution date of Nov. 1 for a death row inmate who has asked for the electric chair rather than lethal injection.