Memphis Greenspace Inc., the nonprofit that recently removed Confederate statues from two city parks, must keep and preserve the monuments, a court ordered on Monday.
Here is the full text of Gov. Bill Haslam’s final annual State of the State address as prepared for delivery to a joint convention of the Tennessee General Assembly on Monday:
SEATTLE — Kyle Juhl made one last attempt to patch things up with his fiancee, then took back his ring, put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as she and her mother ran from the apartment. The bullet went through a wall and narrowly missed a neighbor’s head as she bent to pick up her little boy.
MEMPHIS — A Tennessee city is challenging a state commission’s decision that prevents the removal of a Confederate statue from a public park.
MEMPHIS — The mother of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright stood up Thursday during a court hearing for a man charged with killing him and shouted, “How could you have murdered my son?”
The Memphis Grizzlies fired coach David Fizdale on Monday, with the team at 7-12 and a day after he benched center Marc Gasol for the fourth quarter of an eighth straight loss.
A city attorney says Memphis, Tennessee, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans will enter mediation over the removal of a statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest from a public park.
JACKSON, Tenn. — Tennessee economic development officials want the state to pour another $72 million into a sprawling site that failed to land a new auto plant planned by a joint venture of Toyota and Mazda.
KNOXVILLE — This isn’t the way Tennessee and Vanderbilt planned to finish the regular season.
It’s the latest attack by Black in what has otherwise been a largely sleepy gubernatorial race — a contest that has been pushed even further out of the public eye by the suddenly lively campaign to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Bob Corker.
Jokes about Corker’s diminutive stature — he lists his height as 5-foot-7 — are hardly going to get a rise out of someone who has been hearing them at least since the former construction company owner first ran for the Senate in 1994.
NASHVILLE — Sitting on the largest sum of campaign money among Republicans facing re-election to the Senate, few in Tennessee thought Bob Corker wouldn’t run for a third term next year. His surprise announcement Tuesday that he will retire from Congress set off a frenzy of speculation about who will try to succeed him.
The State Emergency Operations Center in Nashville is monitoring Irma’s movement toward Tennessee and preparing to assist local jurisdictions.
MEMPHIS — Harvey spread its misery into the Deep South as an apparent tornado damaged homes and toppled trees in a rural area of northwest Alabama, and people were evacuated from their homes as creeks flooded in Tennessee
A Tennessee theater has canceled a long-running screening of “Gone With the Wind” because of racially insensitive content in the classic 1939 film.