4:00 PM Dec 17, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
Gov. Bill Haslam unveiled Monday his Insure Tennessee plan, a two-year pilot program to provide health care coverage to Tennesseans who currently don’t have access to health insurance or have limited options.
1:44 PM Dec 17, 2014
Candice McQueen
Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday announced Candice McQueen, a teacher and dean at Lipscomb University in Nashville, will join his cabinet as commissioner of the state Department of Education.
9:00 PM Dec 14, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Essential Broadcast Media) Hunter Hayes will be featured in an upcoming episode of the critically acclaimed concert series Front and Center that airs this spring on public television. The show taped Monday. 
The critically acclaimed concert series Front and Center and the Country Music Association have teamed up to present four all-new CMA Songwriters Series episodes set to air as part of Front and Center’s spring season on public television.
4:00 PM Dec 12, 2014
A small group of teens from College Hills Church of Christ visited Nashville on Tuesday to help Youth Encouragement Services set up and organize its annual Christmas Store.
2:00 PM Dec 12, 2014
State lawmakers Wednesday elected a Wilson County representative to a key committee in the state House of Representatives.
10:00 PM Dec 10, 2014
Replenishing the supply of a molecule that normally activates cannabinoid receptors in the brain could relieve mood and anxiety disorders and enable some people to quit using marijuana, a Vanderbilt University study suggests.
9:00 PM Dec 7, 2014
Kellye Cash
Celebrate the holidays with Fall Creek Falls State Park at the annual Christmas on the Mountain Celebration, slated for Dec-5-7 at the park’s Inn and conference center.
7:00 PM Dec 7, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Vendor space is available at the Nashville Lawn & Garden Show, scheduled for March at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville.
The Nashville Lawn & Garden Show is accepting applications from vendors for the Marketplace, the show’s exhibit area where attendees can discover and purchase plants, home décor, gardening equipment, services and more.
10:00 AM Dec 7, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) A Christmas tree decorated for Mt. Juliet’s Charlie Daniels and others is on display and up for auction at Gaylord Opryland’s A Country Christmas.
Dolly Parton, Mt. Juliet’s Charlie Daniels and Brenda Lee join Reba McEntire, Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Sara Evans, LeAnn Rimes, The Doobie Brothers, Zac Brown Band and others to raise money for their favorite charities this holiday season in a new attraction at Gaylord Opryland Resort.
2:00 PM Dec 6, 2014
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Jabriel Aireece Linzy of Knoxville.
12:00 PM Dec 6, 2014
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has expanded its program to provide a potentially life-saving resource to its special agents who might come into contact with fentanyl.
9:04 PM Dec 4, 2014
As part of continuing casework into a human trafficking operation spanning several counties, special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Murfreesboro man accused of paying for sex with an underage victim.
4:00 PM Dec 4, 2014
Many people in Tennessee know smoke detector installation and testing is important, but according to a new survey, most are likely mistaken about how much time is needed to safely evacuate a burning home.
3:00 PM Dec 4, 2014
Concerns abound by citizens and groups all along the route over plans to re-purpose the Tennessee Gas Pipeline, which runs through the state on its way from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast.
10:00 PM Dec 3, 2014
The most emergent form of heart attacks is decreasing nationwide, but this declining incidence could affect emergency departments’ quality and timeliness of care.
9:00 PM Dec 3, 2014
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is among a handful of organizations engaged to provide expertise and data to the Sentinel System, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration program designed to monitor the safety of drugs and medical devices that have reached market.
8:00 PM Dec 3, 2014
Far more breast cancer patients are choosing to undergo mastectomy, including removal of both breasts, instead of choosing breast conservation surgery even when they have early stage disease that is confined to one breast, a Vanderbilt study shows.