Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Alexander on impeachment
Tennessee U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, a Republican, is speaking out as President Donald Trump's impeachment trial gets underway in Washington, reminding the public all sides in the case need to be fairly heard. On Tuesday senators mapped out how the proceeding will be conducted before hearing opening arguments from House Democrats who will prosecute the case and White House lawyers defending the president. "We have a constitutional duty to hear the case." said Alexander. "That means to me, number one, hear the arguments on both sides, and not dismiss the case out of hand. Number two, ask our questions, consider the answers and study the record." Alexander tweeted that he supports a resolution guaranteeing a vote on whether the Senate needs additional evidence at the appropriate time.

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

  • Human Services new program
  • Atkins charged
  • Medic needs blood
  • Lowe's theft
  • DFA to acquire Dean Food
  • Commodity distribution

    Friday, February 21, 2020

  • Super Fun Zone coming to Gatlinburg
  • Medic needs blood
  • Nicky Sutton electrocuted
  • ERA controversy
  • Tennessee has an "effective government"
  • TWRA promotes Hammonds
  • Ginseng bust
  • Holt indicted

    Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • Douglas Cherokee commodity distribution
  • Cocke County wheel tax debate
  • Mullins arrangements
  • Sutton execution is still planned

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020

  • Fontes on Mullins
  • Cocke County CLB
  • Catherine Drive fire

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020

  • Mullins killed in officer related shooting in Greeneville
  • Birchfield injured in ATV crash
  • Blackburn and healthcare
  • Higher education means higher income
  • O'Dell is charged