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AC wreck snarls traffic Wednesday

Interstate 75 South in Anderson County was closed for some time after a six-vehicle accident late Wednesday morning, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. One person was taken to UT Medical Center following the 11:53 am crash near mile marker 135. That person’s name and condition weren’t immediately available.

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ACSD Deputy passes away

The Anderson County Sheriff’s office says that Communications Deputy Lawrence E. “Larry” Marlow, Jr. passed away suddenly on Monday, December 7, at his home in Oak Ridge at the age of 54. According to a release from the Sheriff’s Department, Deputy Marlow was a veteran dispatcher serving in public safety …

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Dragons edge Halls 55-54 with late FTs

Tuesday night the Clinton Dragons got two clutch free throws from Tyler Thackerson with 1.3 seconds to play in the fourth quarter to edge Halls 55-54 for their first District 3AAA win of the season. The game at Halls was a back-and-forth affair with neither team able to gain any …

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Smoot to remain jailed, trial slated for March

A Knoxville man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his former employee and girlfriend will remain behind bars. Shawn Smoot is accused of killing Brook Morris, whose body was found along a rural Roane County roadway in 2011. She’d been shot to death. On Tuesday, a Roane County …

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THP: Kingston woman hit by van, killed on I-40

A 20-year-old Kingston woman survived a violent one-car accident on Interstate 40 in Roane County late Saturday night but was killed when she ran into the eastbound lanes of traffic and was struck by a vehicle. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that 20-year-old Lindsay Gouge had wrecked her 2009 Ford …

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CPD Officer recognized as ET DUI Officer of the Year

Clinton Police Officer Adam Warren was recognized Monday by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office for what the office calls his “persistence in performance while serving and protecting the citizens of Clinton.” Patrolman Warren was named “East Tennessee DUI Officer of the Year for 2015 during the Regional Traffic Safety meeting …

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High school basketball scores December 4

High school basketball scores December 4 Karns girls 49 Clinton 39…Karns boys 63 Clinton 61 Oneida girls 56 Anderson County 37…Anderson County boys 66 Oneida 44 Oak Ridge girls 77 Central 19…Oak Ridge boys 94 Central 66 Oliver Springs girls 53 Oakdale 37…Oakdale boys 82 Oliver Springs 58 Campbell County …

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