Corker Gives Statement On Bipartisan Immigration Discussions

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Senator Bob Corker on Thursday released the following statement on immigration discussions:

 

“I very much appreciate the bipartisan efforts that are underway to resolve a number of the immigration challenges facing our country and hope that very soon we are able to reach agreement on a piece of legislation that the president will sign into law.”



Alexandria Greene, 17, Of Ringgold Charged With Making False Report Involving Alleged School Shooting

Alexandria Justine Greene, 17, of 40 Cemetery Lane in Ringgold, was arrested on Monday at 11:57 p.m.  Ms. Greene was incarcerated at the Catoosa County Jail and charged with false report of a crime. The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a threat involving a Ringgold High School student that was posted on social media on Monday. The Sheriff’s Office conducted ... (click for more)

Alexander Gives Statement On Administration's Proposed Rule To Expand Access To Short-term Insurance Plans

The chairman of the Senate health committee, Senator Lamar Alexander on Tuesday released the following statement on the administration issuing a proposed rule to expand the availability of short-term, limited-duration health insurance:   “Millions of Americans who are between jobs and who pay for their own insurance will welcome this extended option for ... (click for more)

MLK Boulevard TIF Is A Public Scam From People You Should be Able To Trust

TIFs (Tax Incremental Financing) were created to allow cities to do projects they cannot afford.  A TIF project also allows various private construction costs to be subsidized by sequestered  future  property taxes that normally would go into the general fund for running a city. It’s credit card spending with a new fancy name. Politicians love it because it sounds ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Want To Buy An AK-47?

On Sunday night I got an email from a reader who I enjoy that read, “How about, ‘Don’t sell assault weapons to 18-year-olds.’ The blood is on your hands (and all the other gun and violence idolaters)!” While I beg to disagree with him, this is a nation where – right now, this minute -- there are an estimated ONE TRILLION rounds of ammunition and over 300 million firearms. I can ... (click for more)

Howard Nips Red Bank In McGary's Final Home Game

Two consolation games were played in the District 6-AA basketball tournament Monday night at Howard’s Henry Bowles Gymnasium and one was much more significant than the other. The Brainerd Lady Panthers had a strong fourth quarter to finally pull away from Tyner en route to a 48-34 victory while the Howard Hustlin’ Tigers escaped a hungry Red Bank team by a 71-68 final that was ... (click for more)

Howard Plays Like A "Miss Basketball" As Bradley Rips Lady Canes For 5-3A Title

CLEVELAND, Tenn. – In each of the last eight seasons, Bradley Central coach Jason Reuter hasn’t come close to winning the District 5-3A Coach of the Year award, an award voted on by the league coaches. In those eight years, however, Reuter has directed the Bearettes to a district tournament championship. Every year. Just like clockwork. That’s a tradeoff Reuter ... (click for more)