Tenn. Gov. Bill Lee has appointed sitting Kentucky State Sen. Dr. Ralph Alvarado as commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Health beginning Jan. 16, 2023, following the resignation of TDH Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercey who led the department throughout the heights of the ongoing pandemic.
The TSSAA state football playoffs are down to the final round. A number of local teams made it to championship weekend, which takes place in Chattanooga starting on Thursday and continuing through Saturday.
Ravenwood High Principal Dr. Pam Vaden has been named by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) as the 2022 Tennessee Principal of the Year.
This year's Christmas at the Capitol celebration took place at the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville on Monday evening with the lighting of the state Christmas tree.