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ORT: More on Marlow fire

(Oak Ridge Today) A woman who escaped a Tuesday morning fire with her son and dog told authorities she fell asleep with a cigarette in her hand. The fire was reported at about 6:45 am. Tuesday on Smith Road in Anderson County, east of Oliver Springs in Marlow. The 77-year-old woman …

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Report: AC attorneys respond to jail death lawsuit

Attorneys for Anderson County are responding to a wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit filed against corrections officers in the death last summer of an inmate at the Anderson County Jail. The family of inmate Christopher Sullivan said the jail was negligent when it failed to provide medical treatment, which …

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Cigarette sparks fire, no injuries

A fire early Tuesday morning on Smith Road was caused by a cigarette, according to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department. The fire was reported at around 6 am and by the time a sheriff’s deputy arrived on the scene, had been extinguished by the Marlow Volunteer Fire Department. The resident …

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CNS researchers finalists for R&D 100

(Submitted) Two teams of Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC (CNS) researchers at the Y-12 National Security Complex are finalists in the 2015 R&D 100 Awards program. The LISe Thermal Neutron Imager, or LTNI, and a sensor named ChIMES, which is short for Chemical Identification by Magneto-Elastic Sensing, were selected as finalists …

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ORT: 2 arrested in OR trailer, dirt bike theft

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, two men who admitted stealing a trailer and dirt bikes early Monday morning have been charged with theft and evading arrest, and the driver of the fleeing pickup truck has been charged with aggravated assault after trying to strike one Oak Ridge …

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State: All 95 counties have budgets in place

For the first time in decades all 95 Tennessee counties have adopted their annual budget resolutions by August 31. This extraordinary achievement means that Tennessee counties are now operating under a locally adopted budget for the current fiscal year.  Tennessee counties are also in full compliance with Public Chapter 170, …

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Albert Turner passes away at 68

Albert Turner, former Clinton City Councilman and longtime member of the Clinton Police Department passed away at his home on Sunday at the age of 68. Turner served two terms on the Council and served as a city police officer for 26 years. His family will receive friends next Wednesday …

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Bank robbery suspect nabbed within hours

A suspect is in custody in a Monday afternoon robbery of the SunTrust Bank at 6632 Clinton Highway in North Knoxville. The Knoxville Police Department announced the arrest about 4:45 p.m. According to the FBI, 43-year-old Michael James Ward of Powell was arrested in Knox County without incident. According to …

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