Roe noted he has been talking to physician Arnold Hopland of Elizabethton -- who's on the cruise ship -- in conjunction with a number of federal agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Health and Human Services.
Attorney Matthew Spivey of Kingsport filed his qualifying petition for the District 3 seat he holds Tuesday, while Mark Vicars of Kingsport has picked up a petition and said Wednesday he plans to file and run.
Northeast Tennessee district attorneys want four new legislative tools from state lawmakers this year to fight crime. The four pieces of legislation they are seeking are supported by the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference.
Early voting will be held at three locations throughout the entire period.
The statues of abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass will be unveiled Monday night in the Maryland State House’s Old House Chamber, the room where slavery was abolished in the state in 1864.
Four men who want to replace the retiring Roe — former Kingsport Mayor John Clark, state Sen. Rusty Crowe, Sullivan County Attorney Dan Street and Johnson City attorney Steve Darden — were at the event shaking as many hands as possible.
Former national security adviser John Bolton will speak at Vanderbilt University later this month alongside another former national security adviser, Susan Rice.
The presidential election will take center stage in 2020, but there are plenty of local races in Hawkins County to keep the Election Commission busy this year as well.
President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested civic norms and fed the tumultuous 2020 race for the White House.
More than 100 people came to the group's inaugural meeting at the Eastman Road Food City. A steering committee had been established to form a club open to both men and women interested in promoting Republican values.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday slammed House Democrats' drive to impeach President Donald Trump as "the most rushed, least fair and least thorough" in history and confirmed that he will vote to acquit him.
The constitutionally mandated presidential message has gone through a few name changes.
Closing arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial unfolded Monday more for history than to sway votes, one final chance to influence public opinion and set the record ahead of his expected acquittal in the Republican-led Senate.
Second District Delegate Terry Kilgore says a Democratic General Assembly majority is ignoring gun rights sanctuary resolutions passed by 136 counties, cities and towns.
Northeast Tennessee lawmakers in the state legislature -- all Republicans -- talked about what's right with state government under their watch during Friday's 17th Regional Legislative Breakfast.