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Franklin “Frank” Adams, Sr., age 63 of Clinton

Franklin “Frank” Adams, Sr., age 63 of Clinton passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at his residence with his family by his side.  Frank was a veteran of the United States Air Force.  He worked at Lincoln Brass in Jacksboro as a supervisor, Becromal in Clinton, Advanced Label Works …

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Vietnam veterans honored during Clinton ceremony

A crowd of about 100 people gathered outside the Anderson County Courthouse Tuesday for a ceremony honoring Vietnam Veterans on the fourth observance of what has been declared “Vietnam Veterans’ Day” by President Obama. The event took place at the War Memorial in front of the Courthouse and included the …

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Local Sports Update March 30th

Tuesday was another busy day in the world of high school spring sports. On the baseball diamond, the Anderson County Mavericks outlasted the Clinton Dragons in a pitchers’ duel, winning 1-0 on a walk-off RBI single from Rhett Bowling in the bottom of the 8th. The Mavericks swept the twinbill …

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Missing man sought

Oak Ridge Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man with a mental illness who family members say has been missing for over a week. 50-year-old Ronald Wayne Harris is described as a white male, around six feet, one inch tall with a slender build and always …

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Y-12, Pantex donate $1.1 million to United Way

United Way contributions at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge and the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, totaled some $1.1 million, Consolidated Nuclear Security, the managing and operating contractor, announced Tuesday. Contributions from employees, retirees, and the corporation were gathered during the sites’ recent campaigns. The campaigns also …

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Several trails closed at GSMNP during prescribed burn

Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Appalachian Piedmont Zone fire management staff plan to conduct a prescribed burn on approximately 888-acres of forested area northwest of Cades Cove beginning on Wednesday, March 30. The Stony-Arbutus Ridge fire operations are expected to take up to 3 days to complete, weather permitting. …

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Fritts to step down from new Finance Committee

Anderson County Commissioner Chuck Fritts informed his fellow commissioners on Tuesday that he is stepping down from the recently-created Finance Committee due to what he called “personal reasons and circumstances beyond [his] control.”  Fritts is one of four commissioners serving on the committee that also includes the county mayor, the …

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Anna “Ruth” Currier age 81 of Clinton

Anna “Ruth” Currier age 81 of Clinton, TN passed away on Monday, March 28, 2016 at her home. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother. She was loved by everybody. Ruth enjoyed bingo and going to yard sales. She was of the Baptist faith. Ruth …

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