Advocates for broadband expansion in Tennessee, including Chattanooga's EPB, announced Tuesday that efforts to extend community-based fiber optic networks are being placed on hold for now "because there is not enough support among state lawmakers to change a state regulation that prevents the expansion of municipal fiber optic systems." EPB earlier won a ruling from the Federal Communications Commission that would allow it to provide ... (click for more)
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam on Tuesday unveiled additions to the FY 2015-2016 budget that will be considered by the General Assembly in the coming weeks, including added funding for K-12. The governor last week met with school superintendents from the largest systems in the state ... (click for more)
A woman who escaped after a high-speed chase that ended in Chattanooga has been placed by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list. Desiree Alexus Hester of Nashville is believed to be traveling with Tyrell Flenoy, who was also involved in the chase ... (click for more)
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Red Bank Police said a topless woman on Monday ran outside from a man who was threatening to kill her. Christopher Demetrius Lane, 20, of 4324 Shawnee Circle, was charged with aggravated assault, ... (click for more)
Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a former Scott County Sheriff’s Department deputy accused of misconduct. At the request of 8 th District ... (click for more)
An attempt to revive Governor Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee legislation failed in the General Assembly on Tuesday. It failed to pass out of the Senate Commerce Committee. Mary Mancini, ... (click for more)
Should area school systems have sued the state over school funding?