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6 apply for upcoming Tennessee attorney general vacancy

Jul. 30, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Six people have applied to replace Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery, who won't be seeking another term. The Tennessee Supreme Court announced that Don Cochran, Jerome Cochran, Michael Dunavant, R. Culver Schmid, Jonathan Skrmetti and Bill Young...

Tennessee Supreme Court accepting AG applications

Jul. 14, 2022 04:16 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Supreme Court says it will soon begin accepting applications for the state's open attorney general position. Earlier this year, current Attorney General Herbert Slatery announced he would not seek another eight-year term as the state’s top...

Chairman says former TN governor perfect steward for Preds

Jun. 23, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Herb Fritch wanted to start a transition away from his role as chairman of the Nashville Predators, and he saw a former Tennessee governor as the perfect person to take over as majority owner. “We’re stable financially, we’re stable here,” Fritch...

Former Tennessee governor buying majority share of Predators

Jun. 17, 2022 16:56 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The chairman of the Nashville Predators has agreed to sell the majority of his stake in the NHL team to former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. The Predators announced the agreement Friday. No details of the purchase price were disclosed for a franchise valued...

State ex-finance chief to succeed econ development leader

Jun. 08, 2022 11:49 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Tennessee finance commissioner is returning to replace the state’s economic development leader. Gov. Bill Lee’s office on Tuesday announced the switch involving former Finance and Administration Commissioner Stuart McWhorter and current...

Booted from GOP ballot, Trump House pick to advise ex-rival

May. 23, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A one-time U.S. House hopeful in Tennessee who landed former President Donald Trump's endorsement before state Republican Party officials booted her off the ballot is now providing national security advice to another candidate in that race. Morgan Ortagus is...