All of Tennessee’s 15 state forests are now certified to comply with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s forest management standards, according to a Monday news release from the Agriculture Department’s Division of Forestry.
Tennessee officials are seeking an appeal and an immediate pause to a court's ruling this week that makes all of the state's 4.1 million registered voters eligible to vote by mail during to the coronavirus pandemic.
A Tennessee attorney faces up to 30 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to stealing more than $600,000 from clients by settling cases without telling them and forging their signatures on settlement checks.
Tennessee delivered unemployment payments to more than 314,000 people last week as the number of new jobless claims continued to run much higher than normal amid the response to the new coronavirus outbreak.
Officials say a Tennessee county sheriff’s deputy was fired from his job after he said authorities should have “opened fire” on anyone who acted violently during protests against the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
A marathon 11-hour public hearing on Nashville’s budget turned ugly early Wednesday morning after hundreds of people showed up or called in asking the council to defund police and put more money into social services.
A Tennessee judge says the state’s guidance about who can vote by mail due to the coronavirus is “very ambiguous” and there's “weighty proof” that other states have expanded to let all voters cast absentee ballots this year.
The Tennessee Black Caucus called for an investigation into masks distributed by the state which were found to be treated with a controversial anti-microbial agent nomally used to prevent odors in socks.
While restaurants around the state continue to struggle financially while dealing with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, one group is asking for the sale of to-go drinks to become a permanent fixture in Tennessee.