Saturday, December 10, 2022

Tennessee

A candidate for mayor of Mason, Tennessee, who was disqualified after failing to meet the town’s residency requirements, is blasting the Tipton County NAACP, accusing the chapter of playing partisan politics to remove him from the ballot. Thomas Burrell thinks...
NASHVILLE (AP) — Public housing agencies in Tennessee can no longer include provisions in their leases that bar tenants from having guns in their homes, a state appeals panel has ruled. A three-judge panel of the Tennessee Court of Appeals...
by Kimberlee Kruesi -- NASHVILLE (AP) — Less than a month before Election Day, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has no plans to participate in a debate against Democratic opponent Dr. Jason Martin. “I’m most focused on being the governor right now,”...
NASHVILLE (AP) – As unions see new hope from organizing U.S. businesses ranging from Starbucks storefronts to an Amazon warehouse, Republican-led Tennessee will officially take its voters’ temperature on an organized labor issue in November. Lawmakers have offered up a...
Gov. Bill Lee and his Democratic challenger, Dr. Jason Martin, agree that Tennessee students need timely and relevant vocational training opportunities, but the two candidates for governor don’t concur on much else when it comes to K-12 education. In fact,...
Mason, Tennessee has become a political hotspot for more than the nearby highly anticipated Blue Oval City auto plant. In the last week of August, four candidates had qualified to appear on the ballot for mayor this November: the incumbent...
NASHVILLE – Tennessee State University is projected to enroll over 3,300 new tigers to the TSU family for the fall.  It is the largest freshmen class in the history of TSU and one of the largest among HBCUs. The number does not include the...
NASHVILLE – Tennessee State University President Dr. Glenda Glover recently spent the night at one of the university’s off-campus housing facilities to ease concerns regarding the safety and quality of rooms. Glover helped check students in at the Best Western...
Tennessee is starting a sales tax-free weekend that covers back-to-school needs such as clothing, school supplies and computers. The sales tax holiday runs from Friday through Sunday. It includes general clothing items that cost less than $100 each. School and...
Brandon Calloway only had been back in Oakland, Tennessee an hour about 7:30 p.m. July 16 when three law enforcement officers beat him in his parents’ home.  “My son had just driven here from Chattanooga to see a couple of...