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Houston convicted in retrial

It took jurors just 45 minutes to find Leon Houston guilty of threatening to kill his attorney. Houston’s two-day long trial in Federal Court in Knoxville ended with that guilty verdict on Wednesday and he will be sentenced on December 21 at 10 am. Leon Houston has a decade-long history …

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AC awarded emergency food, shelter funds

Anderson County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Anderson County has been chosen to receive $12,790 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The Local Board was charged …

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TDOT bridge work extended, lane closures shift

The bridge construction project on State Route 61 at I-75 recently shifted traffic lanes, so currently the inside lanes are closed, and the outside lanes carry traffic. This resulted in the loss of a lane for east bound vehicles wanting to turn right onto Buffalo Road or south onto I-75. …

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High School basketball scores November 17th

High School basketball scores November 17th Carter girls 57 Clinton 43: Clinton falls on road despite 11 points from Kelley Wandell. Carter boys 72 Clinton 66: Dragons lose opener despite four players in double figures. WYSH’s Fox & Farley Full Court Press returns Monday November 23rd with Oakdale at Clinton. …

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Update: 2 arrested in Friday shooting

Two Oak Ridge men are facing charge sin connection to a shooting incident that injured two people on Friday in Oak Ridge. As we reported Tuesday, 22-year-old Tyler Gulley was arrested Friday and charged with two counts of aggravated assault in the shooting of Daniel Rose, who was shot in …

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Rockwood HS football banquet Dec. 17th

The Rockwood Rotary Club’s Football awards night is Thursday December 17 at 6:30 pm in the High School Cafeteria.  David Simcox, former athlete at Rockwood High School and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will be the guest speaker.  Tickets are $8.50 each and can be purchased from any Rockwood …

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DOE landfill proposal raises concerns

The Department of Energy is proposing the construction of a new landfill on the Oak Ridge reservation to collect low-level radioactive waste from the ongoing environmental cleanup activities at Y-12 and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. This week, the Oak Ridge City Council and Anderson County Commission approved resolutions indicating …

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OR man arrested in Friday shooting

A 22-year-old Oak Ridge man has been arrested and charged in connection to a shooting that occurred Friday in Oak Ridge. 22-year-old Tyler Earl Gulley is facing two counts of aggravated assault in connection to the incident, which occurred just before noon on Friday and left two people wounded. Gulley …

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