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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is getting the largest share of $255 million in federal funding to connect more homes and businesses to broadband internet service.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — A trial date has been set in the case of a Tennessee contractor charged with illegally certifying that homes where methamphetamine was produced were livable again.
A fourth straight month of solid hiring cut the U.S. unemployment rate in November to a five-year low of 7 percent. The gains in the job market could spur greater economic growth.
Flags were lowered to half-staff across South Africa and people in black townships, in upscale mostly white suburbs and in the country's vast rural grasslands commemorated Nelson Mandela with song, tears and prayers on Friday while pledging to adhere to the values of unity and democracy that he embodied.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Columbia man has pleaded guilty to interstate transportation of stolen property and filing a false tax return.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have been arrested on charges of harassing a fellow student who reported hazing at the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the visitors center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed "Herb's Hot Rod." When a woman notices his blue and white cap embroidered with the words "Pearl Harbor Survivor," he coaxes her over.
Here is your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Emergency crews were at the ready Friday and residents have been stocking up on groceries, buying electricity generators and gassing up their cars in advance of a winter storm that forecasters predict will bring freezing rain and ice into northern Mississippi and West Tennessee.
The Chattanooga Transportation Department has announced that the Wilcox Tunnel will be closed for Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon for quarterly maintenance.