Last year, state Rep. John Holsclaw, R-Elizabethton, passed a bill prohibiting using a wireless device while driving.
A resolution on the agenda for Monday's County Commission, if approved, would seek a private act from the Tennessee General Assembly to make the Hawkins County Juvenile Judge position full time instead of the current two days per week.
House prosecutors faced fidgeting senators as they rolled out their case against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the trial's previous session having lasted a fatigue-inducing 13 hours. Trump was busy himself, returning from an international business conference but finding time to send 120-plus tweets that included trial commentary and criticism.
Traffic lights that were originally scheduled to go up in 2018 at Mount Carmel's intersection of 11-W and Englewood Avenue are being installed this week, but whether another set of photo enforcement cameras goes up beside them is still to be determined.
The Kingsport Public Library spent last fall getting input from the community, then took that information to craft a four-year strategic plan. The plan aims to improve the overall experience of the library in a variety of ways.
The U.S. Senate plunged into President Donald Trump's impeachment trial with Republicans abruptly abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two days but solidly rejecting for now Democratic demands for more witnesses to expose what they deem Trump's "trifecta" of offenses.
The recognitions range from designing Christmas tree ornaments displayed on a tree at the White House to being recognized by a student leadership program called The Leader in Me with Lighthouse status.
The pay rate begins at $19 per hour plus 58 cents per mile in travel reimbursement. All positions include paid training.
The Tennessee Career Awareness and Preparation System will be piloted in Kingsport City Schools and five other systems across the state, but the online portal system with lesson plans will go statewide for public schools next year.
The Senate opens with debate on the structure and rules of the proceedings. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is proposing a condensed, two-day calendar for opening arguments on the articles passed by the House on Dec. 18.
The Hawkins County Commission will consider a “Second Amendment Sanctuary County” resolution when it meets in regular session Monday, which expresses opposition to “red flag laws” such as what has prompted massive protest this week in Virginia's capital.
Alarmed by a deadly new twist in the nation’s drug addiction crisis, the government will allow states to use federal money earmarked for the opioid epidemic to help growing numbers of people struggling with meth and cocaine.
Thursday Sullivan County Commission meeting not all about liquor-by-the-drink referendum or body scanner for jail.
Rogersville Alderman Craig Kirkpatrick was remembered Monday as a conscientious public servant, a “voice of reason,” a good Christian and “an all around good fellow.”
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta. But the King holiday is marked every year on the third Monday in January.