Some retirees and conservative interest groups like Americans for Prosperity argue that the 6 percent tax on investment income punishes those who are living off of investments and those who have saved for retirement.
Avoiding airport connections in places like Chicago and Dallas would, in the CEO's estimate, make doing business a little easier.
Tennessee's multi-million dollar corporate subsidies don't get quite the same public scrutiny that the state budget is getting this week in live-streamed hearings with Governor Bill Haslam. So in an interview with WPLN, we press Haslam to justify his recent spending on economic development incentives, especially since he’s been asking for much of state government to do more with less.
Tennessee may once again be home to the world’s fastest supercomputer — and that’s not an easy title to keep. It announced last month it’s building a machine capable of running several times faster than the current leader in China. An ORNL director explains how powerful that is.
Tennessee state agencies are spending millions of dollars on email storage, in many cases because of court orders aimed at ensuring that potential lawsuit evidence isn't being hidden or destroyed.
The town was surprised to find itself the front line of the Civil War. Then it was left to deal with the carnage.
This week teachers, parents and students at Neely’s Bend and Madison middle schools in Nashville will make a final plea to stay out of state control. But Metro Schools superintendent Jesse Register says he won’t fight the state takeover, even though he expects to disagree with the final decision.
Thomm Jutz has put out a three-part album about one of America’s thorniest periods — the Civil War. Volume 3 of the 1861 Project features singers including Kim Richey and Bobby Bare.
It's a fight that history seemed to forget for a while, but experts now consider the Battle of Nashville crucial to the end of the Civil War.
Attorney Bryan Moseley, who is representing the Jones family, said the suit is seeking the statutory maximum, which is $300,000.
The conservative wing of the Tennessee legislature has accused House leadership of being too cozy with the governor’s office. Bill Haslam is defending his ties, suggesting coziness is preferred over conflict.
The Department of Children’s Services is planning to equip guards with stun guns and pepper spray in its juvenile detention centers, where currently guards who oversee youth are unarmed.
Nashville’s mayor is now saying it was never realistic to think funding for a bus rapid transit line would come through before his term ends, blaming congressional gridlock.
The Hermitage is in the midst of a repositioning that focuses more on the man who lived there than on the house and belongings he left behind.
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean is beating back critics who say the city’s 19 charter schools are enough for now.
Google has taken another step toward bringing high-speed fiber-optic internet to Nashville. But Fiber fans shouldn’t get too excited by the news: It’s still not a binding commitment.
If every student who applied for Tennessee’s free community college program actually went to community college, some schools, including Volunteer State Community College, would nearly double their full-time enrollment. But it's holding judgment about enrollment increases until the next step of the application process.
The U.S. Secretary of Labor is fresh off a trip to Wolfsburg, Germany, which had a very Tennessee connection.
Atlanta had fallen, Sherman was marching a path of destruction to the sea and Robert E. Lee was trapped in months-long siege that would last until nearly the end of the war. But Confederate General John Hood thought he saw one last chance to turn things around for the South.
In August, attorneys representing ten death row inmates sued the state alleging the electric chair is "cruel and unusual punishment."