A five-hour listening session at Fort Campbell last night — with more than 1,900 people attending — made a case to military higher-ups about why the army post should be spared reductions.
We recently read a Washington Post article about the diversity of Congress, and that got us wondering: What are the demographics of Tennessee's 109th General Assembly?
More soldiers from the 101st airborne division will be coming home from Liberia in early February. But the rest are waiting to hear whether the mission to fight Ebola is over — or whether they’ll be sent to a different part of West Africa.
Abortion rights lobbyists say they don't expect to stop lawmakers from passing new regulations this year, and conservative lobbyists are wary of lawsuits.
As President Obama rolls out the details of a national free community college proposal, Tennessee’s version has been thrust into the spotlight. We've been covering Tennessee Promise since it launched late last summer. Here's how it works, in 54 seconds:
As President Obama announced his free community college plan in Knoxville today, he was joined by top Republican lawmakers. But this doesn’t necessarily mean Obama’s proposal is getting bipartisan support.
In President Obama’s third visit to Tennessee in the past year, he will be announcing a proposal that would make community college free for all Americans. "We also have make sure that everybody has the opportunity to constantly train themselves for better jobs, better wages, better benefits," he said in a video Thursday night.
Jumpstart is what’s called an accelerator in the tech world. It’s a company that helps other companies grow — playing the roles of mentor, shareholder and money matchmaker.
Tennessee drivers received 102,000 seat belt citations in 2014. The increasing enforcement of seat belt laws is part of the Tennessee Highway Patrol's effort to bring down the number traffic deaths.
The goal is to get more students thinking about careers in information technology — that's anything from coding computer programs to managing data centers or working at a telecomm company.
The Tennessee Board of Regents is trying to do away with undecided majors. According to their data, officials say, students who choose a college major right away are more likely to graduate.
In just a few weeks, students who applied for free community college — and almost every high school senior in the state did — will have their first mandatory Tennessee Promise meeting.
As much as that process seems virtual and wireless, the Internet is, for the most part, a very physical series of cables around the world. They’re even laid under the ocean. In Nashville, you just have to look up — they're strung on utility poles across the city.
Nashville’s independent movie theater will be showing the film that has garnered everything from terrorism threats to presidential support. “The Interview,” a comedy about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, will be screening at the Belcourt starting Christmas Day.
Technology leaders in Nashville have long bemoaned the fact that there’s no direct flight near Silicon Valley. Part of the reason it’s finally happening is because businesses like healthcare tech company Emdeon have promised to frequent the route.
Nashville’s Chamber of Commerce business leaders have a message to the Metro school board: It needs to present a more unified front, especially on the issue of charter schools. The critique was part of its annual review of the school system.
Nashville police are defending the officers involved in the shooting death of a black teenager Sunday night. In a highly unusual move, they’ve also released an interview with one of the officers before the investigation is complete.
Nearly 2,900 residents living in ZIP code 37013 signed up for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act as of April. That's more than double the signups of any other ZIP code in the state, except the neighboring 37211.
A new $35 million building, across the street from Nissan's factory in Smyrna, will serve as both an extension of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Murfreesboro, as well as a training center for Nissan.
Higher education officials say tuition covers a little more than half of the total price tag of community college. The school still has to dish out about $3,000 per student.