After swinging by Puckett's, a barbecue joint in downtown Nashville, Christie said getting Tea Party activists to endorse his platform can happen without strenuous effort.
A few of Tennessee’s most conservative Republicans may not make Friday’s annual party fundraiser – the Statesman’s Dinner. They object to the chosen speaker, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
He's now readying for an international tour, including festival dates opening for Neil Young and Van Morrison.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be making several appearances in Tennessee Friday, and the visits in Nashville and Memphis seem to be part of some potential pre-presidential race campaigning.
The Music City Center is preparing for its most important convention yet. It’s a group most people have never heard of, and they’re so important that tourism officials plan to wine and dine all 6,000 attendees.
Between 2007 and 2012, Tennessee’s coal-powered energy dipped 40 percent. At the same time, natural gas generation is 11 times greater.
Republican Phil Roe's request follows a report showing that the Veterans Affairs agency systemically delayed care to wounded veterans and manipulated records to cover it up.
Tennessee’s largest union of teachers has soured on many of the reforms it signed on to support just four years ago under the Race to the Top. The primary complaints from Tennessee Education Association president Gera Summerford revolve around standardized testing – how much, how important and how reliable it is.
An unruly squirrel knocked out electricity to 145 homes earlier this week after chewing on a transformer. Perhaps it was trying to compete with the raccoon a few weeks ago that left an entire neighborhood in West Nashville without power.
The company is closing down branches in small places that aren’t that profitable, giving First Tennessee Bank an opportunity to expand.
A few dozen United Methodist clergy held a prayer vigil near the Capitol Tuesday. They were protesting Governor Haslam's signing of law legalizing the electric chair as a backup to lethal injection.
Tennessee’s lawyers regularly conduct straw polls to see which candidate attorneys support – but never for the state Supreme Court, until now.
The largest school system in Middle Tennessee won’t include standardized test scores in final grades this year, even though the results are available now. Metro Schools officials say the so-called TCAP test doesn’t match up very well with what students are learning anyway.
When Cesar Bautista Sanchez was seven years old, his parents told him to pack for a trip from their home in Mexico to Disney World. Now, he and his brother are at the center of a political debate in the U.S.
Planners say in just eight years, commuters traveling between Davidson County and Montgomery County jumped by nearly 70 percent. They say traffic is bad, and it’ll only get worse.
Tennessee finance officials say they’re spending the summer trying to figure out why business taxes have continued to drop even as the economy improves. One explanation may lie with a giant corporation that left the state.
He says when Nashville voters rejected a proposal to make English the official language in 2009, it helped usher in a new wave of migrants.
Tennessee governor Bill Haslam signed a bill Thursday reinstating the electric chair as a backup means of execution. It would be used if the state can’t obtain pentobarbital, which has become more and more difficult to obtain.
As of 10 AM Friday, Nashville Public Radio officially owns WFCL Classical 91One, formerly Vanderbilt’s student-run station. Money has finally changed hands after first announcing the deal three years ago.
Hickory wood making something of a comeback after long being passed-over in Tennessee forests. What does that mean for drumsticks?