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Partial solar eclipse over the Northern Hemisphere

Take a look at this beautiful partial solar eclipse over the Northern Hemisphere on Thursday morning, June 10. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon moves between the Sun and Earth, according to NASA.

Tennessee judge in mail voting ruling won't seek reelection

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Tennessee judge who drew backlash from Republican lawmakers for ordering an expansion of absentee voting during the COVID-19 pandemic won’t seek reelection next year. This week, Davidson County Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle informed members…

Senators eye $579B in new infrastructure spending, $1T plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as part of a $1 trillion total package. That's according to people briefed on the plan. Negotiators are trying to strike…

Homes evacuated after heavy rains in north Mississippi

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Emergency officials in north Mississippi told residents to evacuate several homes Wednesday after heavy rain created concern about a dam on a small lake. Crews from the Lafayette County Fire Department were pumping water out of…

$400,000 grant goes to Middle Fork Bottoms project

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The West Tennessee River Basin Authority has received a $400,000 recreation trails grant that will be used for a trailhead and other facilities at Middle Fork Bottoms, according to a news release. The release says the grant…

Middleton City Park receives grant for renovations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The City of Middleton has received a $100,050 grant for renovations at Middleton City Park from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. According to a news release, the grant is part of $7,584,530 that is being…

Keystone pipeline canceled after Biden had blocked permit

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline says it's pulling the plug on the contentious project after Canadian officials failed to persuade the Biden administration to reverse its cancellation of the company's permit. Calgary-based…

Closed cold case murder tied to ousted Tennessee governor

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Law enforcement officials have announced that a former Tennessee governor’s administration helped fund a contract murder of a key federal witness decades ago while embroiled in the state’s largest political scandal. Investigators in Hamilton County have…