Thursday Mar 13
Corker Announces "Senate At Your Service" Events To Be Held Across Tennessee
Senator Bob Corker announced Thursday that his staff will hold "Senate at Your Service" events at various locations across Tennessee in the coming months.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Local lawmaker's proposal on teacher license renewal overcomes hurdle
Legislation that would prohibit student test scores from being tied to teacher licensing has passed a key House panel.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Daily News Journal
Subcommittee endorses Sparks' referendum on 25% tax increase bill
Sparks, a Republican who is a former member of the Rutherford County Commission, told the subcommittee that his goal is to stop "what I call catastrophic tax increases."
Haslam administration vows to alert lawmakers of layoffs of more than 25 employees
An administration pledge Tuesday to inform legislators in the future about any substantial state employee layoffs defused a push to require legislative approval of any major dismissals.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat
Maine man teaches skills to protect rain forests
The need to save and sustain many of the world's forests is a cry that has been heard for decades, but one local man is actually responding.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Daily News Journal
Proposed law would require convicted sex offenders to carry special driver license
A proposed piece of legislation would allow you to spot a registered sex offender just by looking at their Tennessee driver's license.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Elizabethton Star
Official touts 'team approach' to preserving history
The Elizabethton Historic Zoning Commission sought input this week from an organization with quite a historical resume of its own.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Jonesborough considers renovating theatre
The old Jaackson Theatre sits centrally in the Downtown district. The Appalachian Regional Commission has committed verbally to $450,000 to purchase the property, but renovations will have to take place.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Tennessee state workers lobby for bill on layoffs
State workers are pushing for a bill that would require the governor to inform lawmakers any time a significant number of public employees are laid off.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
Renasant, BancorpSouth acquisitions seen boosting earnings per share
Analysts see bump-ups in earnings per share from growth achieved by Tupelo's Renasant Bank through acquisition of M&F Bank of Kosciusko and growth expected by Tupelo neighbor BancorpSouth's announced acquisitions in Texas and Louisiana.