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Rockwood woman killed in Friday fire

A Rockwood woman died in a Friday apartment fire in Jacksboro. 63-year-old Mary Louise Moore was pronounced dead at the Lafollette Medical Center after she was found unresponsive inside one of the apartments on Cherokee Trail near the Indian River Marina. The fire was reported shortly after 8:15 am and …

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Wet roads blamed for wreck that kills 1, injures 2

Investigators believe wet road conditions caused a fatal crash Tuesday morning on Norris Freeway in North Knox County.  The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says that 70-year-old Nellie Gunter of Knoxville was headed north when she lost control of her car on the wet roadway and collided with car headed south …

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4 Morgan jailers indicted

In two separate cases, special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a total of five people in connection to allegations of the mistreatment of inmates in the Morgan County Jail. In the first case, which began November 24, 2015, at the request of Ninth District Attorney …

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Mayor to veto finance switch

Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank has notified commissioners that she has vetoed the resolution changing the county’s financial management structure from the 1957 law to the 1981 law that was passed in a 13-2 vote by the County Commission last week. The major part of the changes include stripping the …

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Lawsuit alleges mold contamination

A lawsuit filed this month in Anderson County Circuit Court is seeking $4.3 million in damages after former tenants of an Oak Ridge house accused their former landlord of allowing toxic mold to grow inside the house. The lawsuit was filed by Tom and Kathy Swiney and alleges that landlords …

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BBB: Man killed by train in Rockwood

According to our partners at BBB-TV, a Rockwood man was struck and killed by a train Monday afternoon. Rockwood Police say that a man identified as 49-year-old Ronald Treadway was struck and killed at around 1:30 pm by a northbound train just north of the Stratton Street crossing. Investigators say …

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CHS hoops postponed; HS hoops round-up, schedule, polls

With Campbell County schools closed today (Tuesday January 26th), the scheduled Tuesday night high school basketball doubleheader between Clinton and Campbell County has been postponed. As soon as a makeup date for those games and the doubleheader postponed Friday between Halls and Clinton are announced we will pass that information …

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