Should the top position in a local school system — director or superintendent — be won in a political race or filled by locally-elected school boards through a hiring and contract process?
Tennessee drivers are currently paying an average of $2.04 per gallon at the pump, while the average price in the Tri-Cities is 3 to 4 cents lower. The state average rose 2 cents last week but is now inching lower again, AAA reported.
That’s what U.S. Rep. Phil Roe told a Rogersville/Hawkins County Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast as the clock ticks down toward a Friday deadline for a conference committee to get a border security deal done or face another partial federal government shutdown.
NICKELSVILLE – About 20 academically gifted students from Nickelsville and Dungannon elementary schools took a tour of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond on Tuesday morning, without leaving the classroom.
As part of a new
Gas prices are still falling after the cheapest January at the gas pump in three years. The Tennessee average declined 2.5 cents last week, AAA reported. Sunday’s state average of $2.03 per gallon is 38 cents less than this time last year.
Lee’s Executive Order 5 outlines a 90-day freeze in which no executive branch department will file a new rule or regulation with the Secretary of State. During the freeze, the executive branch will develop a framework to better assess the costs and benefits of imposing a new regulation.
Lee toured the RCAM Friday afternoon and then participated in a roundtable discussion with representatives of area industries, Northeast State Community College and the Kingpsort City Schools and Sullivan County Schools.
Gas prices in Tennessee are drifting lower again after rising 6 cents last week. Sunday's state average of $2.06 is down 1 cent from Friday, AAA reported, but remains 5 cents more than this time last week and 2 cents more than a month ago.
Gas prices in Tennessee rose 1 cent last week and are expected to jump 3-5 cents this week as the oil market gains strength. The average price for gasoline in Tennessee is $2.01 per gallon, which is 7 cents more than last month and 35 cents less than this time last year, AAA reported.
The proposed bill would allow qualified patients to obtain medical cards if they are diagnosed with specific medical conditions and purchase products from companies that are licensed by Tennessee and owned by Tennesseans to cultivate, process and dispense cannabis.
A 23-page response to the Tennessee Department of Health includes a myriad of statistics, as well as details about how downgrading Holston Valley Medical Center’s NICU from a Level III to a Level I nursery will impact newborns and mothers in the region.
New Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee isn’t interested in a perception that not a lot will get done in his first year because he has never governed.
Arrest affidavits say the suitcases had a "strong odor of air freshener" and had "vacuum sealed bags" sticking out of them.
She is a Texas deputy commissioner of education and former teacher.
With the highest participation rate on record, 3,800 new students are eligible for more than $61 million in scholarships.