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Rocky Top man charged in gun incident

A Rocky Top man was charged last week with attempted first-degree murder and reckless endangerment after allegedly threatening his wife with a pistol early Sunday and firing it when three other people in the home tackled him and took away the gun. 36-year-old Steven Wayne Rice was released from the …

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ORPD asking for help in robbery case

Two men, including one allegedly armed with a gun, reportedly forced their way into a home on Waddell Circle in Oak Ridge on Thursday night, assaulted someone, and stole money and property valued at $860. The robbery was reported shortly before 10:30 pm on Thursday and the suspects fled before …

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TWRA: Man not attacked by bear

Investigators are still trying to determine what happened to a Campbell County man early Friday morning. One thing they now say for sure-is they do not believe he was attacked by a bear. 27-year-old Michael Savage said he was walking home from a friend’s house early Friday morning when he was …

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Sprint Cup Series: Edwards wins at Darlington

Carl Edwards has helped bring the summer of 2015 to a close the same way he opened it fifteen weeks ago: with a trip to Victory Lane. Sunday night at Darlington Raceway, Edwards rallied from two laps down … survived a track-record eighteen cautions … and rode NASCAR’s low-downforce, high-action …

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Nashville man arrested in OR shooting incident

A Nashville man has been charged with four counts of aggravated assault after a shot was reportedly fired into a vehicle with three adults and a five-year-old child at the Rocky Top Market on Jefferson Avenue early Sunday,according to our partners at Oak Ridge Today. 19-year-old Kendre’ K. Shields of …

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Emert a candidate for Commission Chairmanship

Anderson County Commissioner and current Commission Vice Chair Steve Emert has announced his intention to challenge current Chairman Robert McKamey when the Commission elects new officers later this month. Emert represents District 3 and is wrapping up his first term as Vice Chair. He was first elected to Commission in …

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Week 4 High School Football Schedule

(Thursday) Campbell County at Grace Christian (Friday) CLINTON at Rhea County (Fox & Farley Friday Night Football on WYSH) Oak Ridge at Anderson County Oliver Springs at Sunbright Farragut at Bearden Maryville at Alcoa Dobyns-Bennett at Sevier County Fulton at Austin-East Webb at CAK Wartburg at Coalfield Unaka at Harriman …

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Week 3 high School Football Scoreboard

Fulton 58 Anderson County 14…The Falcons outgained Anderson County 322 to 161 and rolled at home. The Mavericks kept it clos-e in the first half, using a Mason Phillips scoring run and a Thyshad Thrasher touchdown reception from Stanton Martin to stay within 28-14 at halftime, but the Falcons proved …

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