More Mitigating Measures

As Tennessee healthcare professionals prepare for a tsunami of COVID-19 patients, they ask Lee for greater public restrictions.

Absent but Accounted For

As novel coronavirus cases rise statewide and leaders promise aid, Knox County registers its second COVID-19 patient on a technicality.

Anticipating Action

As the coronavirus arrives in Tennessee, officials implement response plans, impose travel restrictions and take other precautions.

Family Leave Takes the Stage

Tennessee’s Republican governor and a Democratic lawmaker have made paid family leave a key issue leading into the legislative session — but they don’t see eye to eye.

A Seat at the Table

Kincannon joins the state’s three other big-city mayors in a meeting with the governor and the legislative leadership.

Breaking Out

Knox County detention facility

Gov. Bill Lee’s criminal justice task force says the state needs to reform everything from sentencing guidelines to mental health services. Will the governor follow through?

A Free Man

Josh Smith

Josh Smith built a multi-million-dollar company from nothing, all while hiding a secret. Now he’s using his resources and personal story to fight for criminal justice reform.