How well do county governments in our part of Tennessee comply with state open records law?
Last week's Boston Marathon bombings remain fresh and raw in our minds.
HEADLINE: Chattanooga hypnosis clinics were fronts for prostitution, police say
The first year of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly began with the installation of a Republican supermajority in both houses.
"Chattanooga is a giving city," Kiwanis Club of Brainerd member Stacy Landrum declared this week. "It's the most giving city I've ever seen."
Tennessee's Republican state lawmakers must think we're stupid.
Reaction to a Sunday Free Press editorial about "Cleveland For a No Kill City," a volunteer-based effort to adopt shelter animals in Cleveland, Tenn.
When a government animal shelter believes that euthanizing dogs and cats is an easier option than finding homes for them; and local elected officials are unwilling to work to improve the heartbreaking situation, what can concerned residents do to make a difference?
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam @BillHaslam I appreciate the #TNLeg for passing the 2013-14 budget. It takes a thoughtful & strategic approach, making key investments & savings.
HEADLINE: Whiskey distillery bill passes, on way to Tennessee governor
It began with a flash, a fireball that shattered glass and twisted metal, turning asphalt and nails into missiles that pierced flesh and splintered bone.
Will that be cash or credit? That question became a lot more meaningful earlier this year when some retailers started charging consumers extra for using a credit card.
Do you support expanding gun control?
One hundred years ago this year, the states ratified the 16th Amendment allowing the federal government to "have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes."