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TBI investigating alleged Morgan Jail assaults

The TBI is investigating allegations of assaults on an inmate at the Morgan County Jail. The first investigation focuses on an allegation that an inmate was assaulted by another inmate on November 24, and two corrections officers may have encouraged the assault or at least stood by while it occurred. …

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Lawsuit dismissed by jury

A multi-million dollar federal lawsuit against the Anderson County government, Sheriff Paul White and eight employees of the Sheriff’s Department employees was dismissed Friday by a jury following a week-long trial in US District Court. The lawsuit was filed in September 2013 by Heather Bolling, who had been arrested on …

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Follow-Up: More on lone county audit finding

As we reported last week, Anderson County had no audit findings in the state’s annual financial report in either the office of accounts and budgets or the school department. There was one finding under the Circuit Court Clerk’s office, which Clerk William Jones says was a result of the office’s …

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KNS: More rancor, discord in Courthouse

According to the News-Sentinel, all is not peaceful in the Anderson County Courthouse during this Christmas season. During Thursday’s meeting of the County Commission, Commissioner Steve Mead of Oak Ridge presented County Mayor Terry Frank with a list of questions he wants answered, and the mayor rejected that request. This …

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Lady Dragons win, Dragons fall

Thursday night the Clinton Lady Dragons picked up their first win of the season in emphatic fashion, routing winless Central 56-36 at the Don Lockard Gymnasium. The Lady Dragons improved to 1-10 and 1-4 in District play with the win, which started with Clinton jumping out to a 22-0 lead …

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State, national unemployment rates unchanged in Nov.

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for November was 5.6 percent, unchanged from the October revised rate. The U.S. preliminary rate for November was 5.0 percent, also unchanged from the prior month. Economic Summary · Over the past year, Tennessee’s unemployment …

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Follow-Up: Clinton connection to Vann/Daugherty case

Following up on a story we first brought you Wednesday, we now have more information on 45-year-old Lonnie Vann’s guilty pleas to kidnapping and murder in the death of Rhonda Daugherty, who was last seen December 2nd, 2014. Vann pleaded guilty Wednesday in a Campbell County courtroom to second-degree murder, …

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