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Poll finds virtual deadlock in Senate race

NASHVILLE — Phil Bredesen’s campaign claimed that internal polling showed the former governor in a virtual deadlock with Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn in the race...

New poll finds Blackburn’s lead still increasing

NASHVILLE — A new poll last week suggested that Democrat Phil Bredesen continues to lose ground to Republican Marsha Blackburn in the race to...

D.A.: Officers’ actions were justified

LAFOLLETTE — The death of a LaFollette man in an officer-involved shooting last month was apparently the result of suicide-by-cop, with the 8th Judicial...

Fitzhugh endorses Democrat Dean

NASHVILLE — In perhaps one of the least surprising election stories of the Tennessee gubernatorial campaign, State House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh on Friday...

State: Immunizations keep children healthy and learning

NASHVILLE — Summer break is almost over for many students in Tennessee, and as plans are being made for another school year, it’s important...

Poll: Lee surges into GOP primary lead

NASHVILLE — A surprise poll released Monday by JMC Analytics and Polling found that Middle Tennessee businessman and rancher Bill Lee has taken the...

Illness outbreak prompts investigation of Gatlinburg zip line

GATLINBURG — The Tennessee Department of Health continues to investigate an outbreak of illness after receiving more than 500 reports of gastrointestinal illness among...

Election ’18: Bredesen announces opening of ‘victory offices’

NASHVILLE — Former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen announced Monday that he has opened 12 “victory offices” across the Volunteer State as his campaign for...

Election ’18: Boyd touts momentum as endorsements swell

KNOXVILLE — Republican gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd announced a new round of endorsements on Monday, bringing the number of county and city mayors across...

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Scott County adds another case of coronavirus

The TN Dept. of Health reported another positive case of coronavirus in Scott County on Monday — the 11th case in a 6-day span...

Sheriff Cross is remembered fondly by his community

Editor's Note — Throughout the month of July, this series will take a look at the stories behind the names that are memorialized on...

Editorial: The truth about masks

Let’s be real: Wearing a mask is probably not going to protect you from getting sick. The critics and naysayers who have worked hard through...

Scott County adds two more coronavirus cases as outbreak continues to worsen

The TN Dept. of Health reported two additional cases of coronavirus in Scott County on Sunday, bringing the county's total number of Covid-19 cases...
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