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Thailand pushes to regulate commercial surrogacy

Posted: 08/07/2014 - Thailand is pushing to regulate its commercial surrogacy industry as a case involving Australian parents and another involving a Japanese businessman have raised concerns.

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GOP lawmakers in tight Tennessee primary races

Updated: 08/07/2014 - More than two dozen incumbent Republican and Democratic state lawmakers face challengers in Thursday's primary elections, and several could swing on narrow margins.

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Maymon signs with Hapoel Tel Aviv

Updated: 08/08/2014 - Maymon, who finished his career with the Vols in March, is scheduled to depart for his new team at the end of the month.

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Candidates for Anderson County Mayor discuss election

Posted: 08/06/2014 - Three candidates face off in an election for Anderson County mayor. Local 8 News caught up with each one to find out what you can expect to see in the next four years if they're elected.

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Anderson County candidates make final push before election day

Updated: 08/06/2014 - Driving through Anderson County, it's impossible to miss the campaign signs. More than 8,000 people cast ballots in the early election. The County Election Commission says it's the biggest turnout they've seen in a long time.

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TVA to cut more than 2,000 jobs

Updated: 08/06/2014 - The Tennessee Valley Authority is making the cuts this year to pare expenses and make electric rates in the Tennessee Valley more competitive with neighboring utilities.

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Gay marriage cases in Ohio draw activists

Updated: 08/06/2014 - A 61-year-old Michigan man who says he wants to show that gay couples share the same values as heterosexual ones has camped out overnight outside a federal courthouse in Cincinnati to secure a courtroom seat for oral arguments over bans on same-sex marriage in his home state and three others.

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Historic Belle Morris Elementary celebrates a new addition

Updated: 08/06/2014 - Renovations to the historical school include a 17,000-square-foot two-story addition; eight new classrooms with natural day-lighting; a new art room and music room; a geo-thermal HVAC system and other sustainable strategies to reduce energy consumption and enhance learning.

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Judge OKs settlement with Tenn. coal ash victims

Posted: 08/06/2014 - A federal judge has approved an agreement by the nation's largest public utility to pay $27.8 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suffered damages from a huge spill of toxin-laden coal ash sludge in 2008.

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State touts college savings program tutorial

Posted: 08/06/2014 - State Treasurer David H. Lillard Jr. has presented the Anderson County school system with a $2,000 check for getting parents to complete an online tutorial about the importance of saving for college.

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Ask Heather - colors of the sky

Updated: 08/06/2014 - Several people had questions about the colors in the sky from blue to the reds and pinks of sunset, so Heather explains visible light.

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VA deputy chief: More employees face punishment

Posted: 08/06/2014 - U.S. Veterans Administration Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson says more employees will be disciplined as the department sorts out a scandal over long waits for health care and falsified data.

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Death toll in southern China quake rises to 589

Posted: 08/06/2014 - Authorities say the death toll in southern China's earthquake has risen to 589 as search and rescue teams are working to clear isolated mountain communities in Yunnan province.

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Appeal filed in Y-12 break in case

Updated: 08/05/2014 - Attorneys for three people convicted of breaking into the Y-12 National Security Complex filed an appeal in the case Monday,

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