Scholars from 15 nations will participate in the four day conference. For the first time, MTSU will underwrite the cost of attendance for Tennessee teachers grades K to 12 on Saturday.
A Georgia man is being tried in Chattanooga this week for allegedly trying to take over the Monroe County Courthouse in a "birther" attempt to indict President Obama.
The United Methodist Church is sending canvassers door-to-door in Middle Tennessee, looking for flood survivors still in need of assistance 18 months after the spring 2010 disaster.
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander says lawmakers should work together to make needed changes to the federal education program by no later than Christmas.
Nashville attorney Alfred H. Knight III shaped many of the laws that forced Tennessee to open records and meetings to the public and journalists.