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Yager re-elected Senate Republican Caucus chair

NASHVILLE —  Members of the Senate majority met today in Nashville where they voted to reelect Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) to a top leadership...

Morgan County attorney suspended by state

WARTBURG — The Supreme Court of Tennessee on Friday temporarily suspended Andrew N. Hall from the practice of law after finding that Hall failed...

LaFollette mayor arrested following TBI probe

JACKSBORO — The mayor of LaFollette has been arrested following a joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Comptroller's Office,...

Alexander: ‘Millions who love Trump would follow his lead’ on masks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dxzqi918H-o U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander on Sunday said that "millions who admire President Trump would follow his lead if he wore a mask when appropriate." The...

Alexander: Tearing down Andrew Jackson’s statue would be a ‘terrible misunderstanding’ of history

Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the senior senator from Tennessee, delivered remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate this week regarding efforts to destroy a...

Tennessee’s unemployment claims drop for a fourth consecutive week

NASHVILLE — The number of continued claims for unemployment insurance has dropped in Tennessee for a fourth consecutive week, the Dept. of Labor &...

District attorney general lashes out at governor’s ‘unconstitutional’ executive order

Shortly before Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee sent word to state legislators late Wednesday morning that he would allow some close-contact businesses like barbershops and...

Vols, Tigers should play every year, Memphis legislators say

NASHVILLE — If a pair of state lawmakers from Memphis have their way, the University of Tennessee and University of Memphis will meet annually...

Campbell County man sentenced to 12 years in prison for statutory rape

JACKSBORO — A Campbell County man was sentenced to 12 years in prison — the maximum allowable — for statutory rape involving an underage...

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Snow Watch: It’s not premature to say winter is on life support

One rule of thumb if you're a weather-watcher in this part of the world: Never get carried away and say winter is over. Not...

Scott comes from behind to defeat Carter, 55-54, in wild finish

KNOXVILLE — The highlight of Scott High’s 55-54, non-district win over Knox Carter here Tuesday, Jan. 19, was a Trey Morrow buzzer-beater that allowed...

Lady Highlanders get back into win column with 56-46 victory at Carter

KNOXVILLE — “We’re not going to give it back.” That’s how Scott High coach Jake Wright summed up his team’s 56-46 win at Knox Carter...

Oneida puts away determined Coalfield to remain perfect in district play

COALFIELD — Oneida was able to avoid being swarmed Tuesday night in the Jackets nest but it wasn’t without a fight, as Coalfield fought...
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