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.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s state parks are offering free hikes guided by a ranger next month, in honor of National Trails Day.
A principal officer at a Tri-Cities a surveying and engineering firm as been fined by the state of Tennessee for practicing on an expired license.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Senate has cleared a bill allowing penalization of paid voter registration groups through fines for too many incomplete signup forms and criminal charges for violating new requirements.
NASHVILLE — A voucher-like proposal has split the Tennessee House and Senate as lawmakers wrestle over the details in this year’s top legislative issue.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials are announcing the predicted peak dates for viewing the park’s synchronous fireflies this year.
A fire has caused significant damage to one of the oldest courthouses in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee House has advanced a proposal that would keep the state on daylight saving time year-round.
NASHVILLE — A $13 million proposal to install cameras on school buses in order to catch drivers who properly fail to stop when students are being dropped off is advancing in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee lawmakers are expanding a pilot project that would allow more people to vote at any polling site inside their county.