The statewide ads tied Common Core to President Obama — and even Obamacare. The ads said several other states have pushed back against the standards, and it’s now time for Tennessee to do the same.
Last month, a judge handed a victory to Franklin-based Southern Land Co., which is planning the $100 million project. This latest volley by the neighbors has the case moving to the Tennessee Court of Appeals.
There’s a predicted shortage of a million coders over the next decade. But there’s another shortage that may be more pressing – the almost non-existence of coding teachers.
Tennessee’s business taxes are starting to pick up again, after a period of steady decline. That’s according to an economist who’s analyzed the state’s latest economic figures.
Tea Party upstart Joe Carr performed better than many had expected in his matchup with U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, and political analysts say last week’s primary results shows that Tennessee has a strong base of more conservative voters.
When KIPP Nashville celebrated the opening of its new high school, Metro’s school superintendent was there to help cut the ribbon. It marks a continuing shift in the rocky relationship between the school board and charter operators.
Days after attorney Bill Beck landed a victory in the race over House District 51, an intra-party spat has taken off over who would’ve best represented the state’s Democrats in the district.
The U.S. Postal Service says that the new State law banning them from discarding Imagination Library books violates federal laws on customer discrimination.
Cooper said in a statement that voters last Thursday “sent a clear message last week that they want an independent, nonpartisan judicial branch.”
They’re working with the Kurdish regional government in Washington, D.C., which will fly in medical supplies including IV fluids, band-aids and antibiotics.
The personal motivation behind the movement seems to be quite different than the messaging in the mailers some 40,000 voters have received.
Academy Sports already has nine stores in the state, with a 10th coming soon to Memphis. The retailer’s CEO says part of the appeal of Tennessee is its central location.
It could be weeks before a final outcome is determined in the race between Congressman Scott DesJarlais and state Sen. Jim Tracy. The incumbent was almost considered the underdog following revelations that he once pressured a mistress to have an abortion. And Thursday night, both men claimed victory.
For the second election cycle in a row, the chair of Nashville’s school board has been voted out of office.
Though the results are yet to be official, and most likely to be challenged, incumbent Congressman Scott DesJalais beat State Senator Jim Tracy by 35 votes.
The victory comes after they collectively spent more than $1 million to defend their seats against an infusion of cash from outside groups.
Tea party challenger Joe Carr repeatedly accused Alexander of siding with Democrats. Alexander seemed to at least partially embrace that accusation during his acceptance speech.
It continues to be a sellers real estate market in Nashville. New figures from July show high demand and low supply of homes.
Williamson County’s school board will definitely include new faces after this election. While six districts are on the ballot, only three incumbents are running to keep their seat. As newcomers come in, the question is how overtly political they’ll be.
Spoiler: It has to do with a hot-air balloon made out of tissue paper.