MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- If you’re traveling by air, expect long lines at Nashville’s International Airport.
Airport spokesperson Shannon Sumrall says BNA is expecting about a two percent increase in the number of people flying in and out of Nashville during the Thanksgiving week. She says the number of people hitting the airport this past weekend indicates a lot of travelers are taking off the entire week. But the worst is yet to come.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam will begin his annual budget hearings at the state Capitol on Monday.
Five agencies are scheduled to make presentations, including the Department of Children's Services, which oversees a troubled Nashville youth detention facility that recently made national headlines because of rioting and escapes.
Critics have said previous budget cuts contributed to problems at the Woodland Hills facility, such as staff reductions and low pay to workers.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery isn't joining a group of Republican colleagues from other states in issuing a statement vowing "appropriate action" on President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration.
Slatery's predecessor, Bob Cooper, was heavily criticized by some Republicans in the Legislature for refusing to join a multi-state lawsuit against Obama's health care law. But Slatery doesn't appear to be in a hurry to promise litigation over another presidential move that has riled up Republicans in the state.