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East Tennessee workers facing more layoffs

Updated: 02/06/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --- More East Tennessee workers are on edge, as JTEKT North America, with plants in Vonroe and Morristown, announces layoffs.

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A week of wacky weather

Updated: 02/06/2009 - If you are an East Tennessean you know when it comes to weather pretty much anything goes. Mother nature has certainly proved that to be the case this week.

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State to research cost of paper ballots

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett says he's researching the fiscal impact new voting machines will have on Tennessee counties after complaints they may be burdened with extra costs.

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Tenn. budget shortfall reaches almost $500M

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Tennessee's tax collections have fallen nearly a half-billion dollars short of expectations through the first six months of the budget year.

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NC students arrested for gun possession

Updated: 07/20/2009 - Two students have been arrested after unloaded shotguns were found in their car, leading officials to bring extra security to their North Carolina high school.

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Gov., lawmakers agree changes needed in higher ed.

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Gov. Phil Bredesen and state lawmakers agree the current budget crisis is spurring new willingness to examine the structure of Tennessee's three tiers of higher education oversight, but any changes may not occur anytime soon.

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Gov., lawmakers lauded for open government efforts

Posted: 02/06/2009 - The Tennessee Press Association honored Gov. Phil Bredesen and three state lawmakers for their efforts to improve open government in Tennessee and to make it easier for citizens to navigate the state's open records law.

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2 killed when car crosses median of I-24

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Kentucky State Police say a car crossed the median of Interstate 24 in western Kentucky, causing a crash that killed two people and injured three others, including two infants.

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Some stations may still make DTV switch in February

Posted: 02/06/2009 - When Congress put off the DTV transition until June, it also gave stations the option to stick to the originally scheduled date of February 17th. That means instead of the changeover happening all at once, some stations will still change on the 17th.

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Alarming spike in soldier suicides

Posted: 02/06/2009 - The Army is investigating an unexplained and stunning spike in suicides in January, including several at Fort Campbell.

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TVA shuffles ash cleanup managements

Posted: 02/06/2009 - Six weeks after a massive coal ash spill in Tennessee, the Tennessee Valley Authority is reshuffling executives to create a management team for the lengthy cleanup.

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