NASHVILLE — Democrat Phil Bredesen is proposing four debates before the November election for U.S. Senate against Republican Marsha Blackburn, whose campaign says she’s still finalizing her debate schedule but looks forward to debating Bredesen.
Aug 13, 2018 at 4:27 PM
MEMPHIS — Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean and Tennessee House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh are expressing support for eliminating criminal punishment for possessing small amounts of marijuana statewide if they are elected governor.
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.