3:03 PM Aug 21, 2014
In January, President Barack Obama declared despite Congressional logjams, “America does not stand still – and neither will I. So wherever and whenever I can take steps without legislation to expand opportunity for American families, that’s what I’m going to do.”
3:00 PM Aug 20, 2014
The sky is always falling and newspapers are always dying.
4:00 PM Aug 16, 2014
The tragic death of Robin Williams has brought the issue of suicide to our nation’s forefront once again. This loss of this man who brought joy and laughter to so many was shocking and a heartbreaking reminder of just how indiscriminate suicide can be.
3:00 PM Aug 16, 2014
Through the untimely death of entertainer Robin Williams, a bright light is shining once again on the often-avoided conversation about suicide.
6:00 PM Aug 15, 2014
Make the 2014-2015 academic year an opportunity to open a door to a healthy dialogue with parents about the day-to-day events in their child’s classroom.
3:00 PM Aug 13, 2014
It’s not every day that a citizen gets cuffed, arrested and ejected from a public meeting in Tennessee.
7:00 PM Aug 9, 2014
Our nation’s security and immigration policy are federal responsibilities, yet it is has become another example of our federal government not meeting a legitimate need of American citizens. In fact, we may have reached a tipping point on this subject.
6:00 PM Aug 9, 2014
So long, summer. It’s back to school season in Tennessee, an exciting time of new adventures for students, teachers, and parents alike. However, for many young people, this time of year can also mean a fresh round of transitions that bring about fear and stress.
3:00 PM Aug 6, 2014
Last month, Volkswagen Group of America announced it will expand its sole U.S. manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, adding a manufacturing line and creating the company’s National Research & Development and Planning Center right here in Tennessee.
7:00 PM Aug 2, 2014
We are incredibly fortunate to live in a state in which companies worldwide are clamoring to establish a presence. Many attribute it to our pro-business culture, well-prepared workforce, low tax environment, right-to-work policies and engaged citizenry.
5:00 PM Aug 1, 2014
“Katy! It’s been so long! How’ve you been?”
5:00 PM Jul 31, 2014
As a prosecutor in this state now for more than 37 years, I have seen more victims of crime than I care to count. These are victims of terrible crimes, and many times, these victims have no one to speak for them but the State and nothing else to protect them but our Tennessee and U.S. constitutions.
6:00 PM Jul 24, 2014
There are several words that are called “fighting words” these days, but “Common Core State Standards” may head the list in public education.
5:00 PM Jul 11, 2014
Today was a perfect day to mow the lawn. Bright and sunny, the birds were singing, the bees were busy. Yes, today was the perfect day to mow the lawn. As was every day for the last three weeks. If only my lawnmower weren’t down at Snuffy’s Small Engine Repair and Produce.
3:00 PM Jul 5, 2014
In a unanimous decision issued last week, the U.S. Supreme Court strengthened privacy rights by ruling that police in most cases must obtain a search warrant before reviewing the data stored in cellphones.
3:00 PM Jul 2, 2014
On Thursday, Tennessee lost a hero and a distinguished statesman, and I lost a friend and mentor.
12:00 PM Jun 28, 2014
• Nov. 15, 1925: Baker is born in Huntsville to Howard Henry Baker and Dora Ladd Baker.