Knox County school leaders have begun crunching the numbers for next year's budget, and they're using the help of an outside consulting group to figure out how the district can be leaner and run more efficiently.
Now 5-year-old Alexa Linboom's grave-site is unmarked, except for a few flowers and other mementos left behind. Her two step sisters got together with her former teacher to try to raise money for the tombstone they say she deserves.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said on a swing through Nashville that he may co-sponsor U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn's proposal to regulate Tennessee Walking Horses, adding that an alternative plan by a fellow Kentucky lawmaker is too intrusive.
The Tennessean reports students wanting to access sites such as Twitter and YouTube won't be blocked much longer. In addition, teachers will start incorporating more social media into classroom lessons next year.