1:00 PM Nov 15, 2014
Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, under whose tenure students made large gains in achievement but who nontheless became a lightning rod for criticism from teachers and many local school superintendents and some state lawmakers, is leaving, Gov. Bill Haslam announced this afternoon.
2:00 PM Jul 26, 2014
At age 23 and a 2013 graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Jim Mullen is president of a company working in Memphis to perfect a medical device that would help ensure the safety of blood being transported for transfusions.
4:00 PM Jul 19, 2014
Voters won’t decide this issue until November, but the fundraising, education and organizational battle is already in full swing over a proposed Tennessee constitutional amendment granting state lawmakers more power over abortion.
2:00 PM Jun 7, 2014
Their legs carried them through the sand, then mud, then over the frozen ground of Europe.
6:30 PM Mar 11, 2014
For No. 4 Tennessee (27-5), the 17th SEC tournament championship in program history was all about huddling up to the very end against all manner of difficulty.
7:00 PM Jan 1, 2014
A South Carolina mother who for weeks sought records to explain how her daughter ended up floating facedown in the fountain at the Oak Ridge Civic Center said a letter containing the police department’s incident report of the case arrived Monday.
6:00 PM Jan 1, 2014
The cost of a regional forensic center is expected to be $5.25 million, according to a Knox County official.
11:00 PM Dec 25, 2013
State House Republican leaders say stalled proposals that would require prescriptions for cold medications containing pseudoephedrine could gain momentum in the House as a result of a Vanderbilt University poll showing high public support for the idea to reduce illegal meth production.
8:00 PM Dec 25, 2013
Next week, Tennessee will start getting sales tax from online retail giant Amazon, and Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger said he'd like to see the county get some of that new money.
7:00 PM Dec 25, 2013
When temperatures plunge below freezing, as they are wont to do this time of year, it is not unreasonable for people to start making plans for a vacation getaway to a warmer clime. The beach is one option. Cruises, increasingly, are another.
4:00 PM Dec 25, 2013
A 39-year-old Knoxville woman isn’t sure where she was Monday night when shot multiple times, but she’s sure she doesn’t want to press charges against her assailant.
1:00 PM Dec 25, 2013
Tennessee is one of seven states that will receive more than $43.4 million to continue efforts to turn around persistently low-achieving schools.
9:30 PM Dec 21, 2013
Federal immigration enforcement officials touted a record-high percentage of criminals deported from the U.S. with the release of the latest annual deportation figures Thursday.
5:00 PM Dec 18, 2013
The videos produced by a notorious international child-porn ring helped snare not just U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s ex-chief aide but a former top official of the University of Tennessee Foundation, court records indicate.