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Thackerson, 3 Wildcats named to All-Star roster

The rosters for the annual Toyota East/West All Star Classic high school football game were released Monday and four players from inside Anderson County will be taking part. One of the quarterbacks on the East roster is Clinton’s Tyler Thackerson, who will be joined by three players from Oak Ridge: …

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McNally warns of scam

State Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) is once again warning area residents to be on the lookout for scam attacks.  The latest attack is a phone scam which targets taxpayers who are told they owe money to the United States Treasury which must be paid promptly by giving the caller …

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RSCC offers Wilderness First responder course

Roane State Community College’s Continuing Healthcare and Safety Education Department is accepting sign-ups for its Wilderness First Responder course, which will be in January. Held at the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, the class is designed for those who operate extensively in the outdoors, such as outdoors enthusiasts, wilderness …

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CPD Chief lends expertise to federal panel

(CPD Release) Clinton Police Chief Rick Scarbrough recently completed an appointment to an expert panel to establish policy on the acquisition and use of controlled equipment by law enforcement obtained with federal resources (i.e. former military equipment). The panel is made up of 15 members from across the country, 10 …

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High School Football state quarterfinal playoff scores

High School Football state quarterfinal playoff scores 6A: Maryville 42 Blackman 7…Oakland 21 Smyrn 14 Semifinals Friday: Oakland at Maryville…Whitehaven at Ravenwood 5A: Sevier County 27 Morristown West 6…Rhea County 14 Ooltewah 13 Semifinals Friday: Rhea County at Sevier County…Centennial at Independence 4A: Catholic 35 Greeneville 21…Marshall County 17 East …

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ORT: AC mulls OR court options

(ORT) Several alternative locations have been proposed but it appears for now that the Anderson County General Sessions Court Division II in Oak Ridge will likely remain at a privately owned building on Bus Terminal Road. General Sessions, Division II has been in a privately-owned building on Bus Terminal Road …

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Roane escapee arrested

A trusty at the Roane County Jail who walked away from a work detail at the Roane County Courthouse on Nov. 12 was located and taken into custody Friday morning at his aunt’s house in the Grande Vista Bay area on New Hope Road. Adam Phillips is serving a 13-year …

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Busch caps comeback with SCS title

The 2015 Sprint Cup season began with Kyle Busch in a Florida hospital and it ends with the Joe Gibbs Racing driver being crowned NASCAR’s sixty-seventh champion Sunday night after he drove to victory in the season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Busch mastered the final restart and then …

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