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Ouster lawsuit against Law Director over

The Tennessee Supreme Court said last week that it will not hear an appeal of an appellate court decision that upheld a lower court ruling in the ouster lawsuit filed against Anderson County Law Director Jay Yeager. A special judge in Chancery Court ruled that Yeager cannot be removed from …

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Man injured, cited after Friday crash

An Oak Ridge man was injured Friday morning when police say he ran a red light and t-boned an Oak Ridge city truck. 22-year-old Nathan Benvenuto was taken by ambulance to UT Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident, which occurred shortly before 11:30 am Friday. Police …

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ORFD, AC EMS crews help with baby arrival

Oak Ridge firefighters and an Anderson County ambulance crew were dispatched to a report of baby delivery at Enterprise Rent-A-Car on the Turnpike Sunday night. The call came in shortly before 8 pm and in the very few minutes it took emergency responders to arrive on the scene, the baby …

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GSMNP announces cades Cove prescribed burns

Great Smoky Mountains National Park fire management officials are planning a series of controlled burns within the Cades Cove area of the park.  Weather permitting, burn operations could begin as early as Monday, October 26, and may continue intermittently through mid-November.  Fire managers have identified multiple fields totaling approximately 300 …

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Demolition work at Main Street OR looms

(Oak Ridge Today) Demolition work at the former Oak Ridge Mall could start at the end of November at the former Sears store, and eight new stores could open at the redeveloped 60-acre site by Christmas 2016, officials said Monday. RealtyLink, which is based in Greenville, South Carolina, hopes to …

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AC receives CDBG

Anderson County has been awarded a Community Development Block Grant for water line extensions in the Rocky Top and Briceville areas as well as the Brushy Valley area in the northern end of the county. The $525,000 grant requires a local match but the county’s rate for that match as …

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High School football schedule October 22nd & 23rd

High School football schedule October 22nd & 23rd Thursday: Morristown West at Sevier County Farragut at South-Doyle Friday: (WYSH, 7:00) CLINTON at Heritage ANDERSON COUNTY at Morristown East Webb at OAK RIDGE Coalfield at Jellico Wartburg at Rockwood Midway at Sunbright Greenback at Harriman Carter at Gibbs Fulton at West …

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High School football scores for October 16th

High School football scores October 16th Alcoa 42 Kingston 13 Campbell County 42 Karns 13 Farragut 38 Lenoir City 10 Tellico Plains 39 Oliver Springs 13 Oakdale 40 Unaka 18 Rockwood 33 Austin-East 26 Greenback 46 Midway 0 Harriman 34 Oneida 10 Catholic 42 Carter 6 Fulton 73 Union County …

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OR man pleads to child sex crimes

A 77-year-old Oak Ridge man pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge of attempted aggravated sexual battery of a child. George Moore was already on a 20-year probation after he pleaded guilty earlier this year to charges of attempted child rape in a separate case involving two girls ages 7 …

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