NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nissan plant in Tennessee that makes the all-electric Leaf stands to benefit from an announcement this week that eight states will work together to dramatically increase the number of zero-emission cars on the nation's roads.
Tennessee isn't among the states signing the agreement, and Republican leaders say they have no plans to do so.
Meanwhile, a state program offering a $2,500 incentive for electric vehicles purchases expired in January and Gov. Bill Haslam's administration has made no moves to revive it.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee couple charged with selling their children to a sex film ring has waived their right to a detention hearing and will remain in custody until the case is completed.
The Citizen-Tribune reported (http://bit.ly/1gpUvFF ) that 40-year-old Connie Sue McCall and her husband, 61-year-old Ronnie Lee McCall bypassed a hearing in Greenville on Tuesday.
A federal grand jury charged the McCalls with selling children for the purpose of creating child porn and other sex-related charges.
Pictured in the courtroom at the Supreme Court Building in Nashville are (seated) Chief Justice Gary R. Wade (standing left to right) , Justice Janice M. Holder, Justice Sharon G. Lee, Justice William C. Koch, Jr. and Justice Cornelia A. Clark
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Supreme Court has declined to overturn the state's voter identification law after it was challenged by the city of Memphis and two voters.
Shelby County residents Daphne Turner-Golden and Sullistine Bell sued the state last year, arguing that the law requiring voters to present government-issued photo ID in order to vote in state or federal elections was unconstitutional.