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Clinton man arrested in Lafollette

A Clinton man was arrested last week in Campbell County on several charges. Lafollette Police had been searching for 46-year-old William Samuel Fritts for questioning in a burglary and assault when an officer spotted him Thursday on Jacksboro Pike and pulled over the car he was driving. Police say that …

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Cleve Phillips, age 74, of Lake City

Cleve Phillips, age 74, of Lake City, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at his residence. Cleve was born on June 12, 1941 in Anderson County, Tennessee to the late General and Frances Elizabeth Galbraith Phillips. Cleve was of the Baptist Faith. He enjoyed fishing, tinkering on things, and …

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State: Tennessee making progress reducing prescription drug abuse

(Submitted)  In the summer of 2014, the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, with support and leadership from Governor Bill Haslam, multiple state agencies, local governments, and citizens across the Volunteer State embarked on a first of its kind prevention campaign, created and conceived with the goal …

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GSMNP temporarily closing Noah Bud Ogle Trail and Cabin

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Officials announced the temporary closure of the Noah Bud Ogle Nature Trail, Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, and associated parking area along Cherokee Orchard Road. The closure will begin Tuesday, April 26 and will continue through Thursday, April 28.   No public access will be allowed during …

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GSMNP announces temporary closure of Metcalf Bottoms Bridge

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced a temporary closure of the Metcalf Bottoms Bridge on Wednesday, April 27 beginning at 6:00 p.m. to complete needed repairs. The closure is expected to last up to 6 hours. The bridge will be closed to all traffic including pedestrians. Metcalf Bottoms Picnic …

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Clinton crash injures motorcyclist

A traffic accident late Monday morning in South Clinton sent one man to the hospital by Lifestar. The crash occurred just before 11 am Monday on Clinch Avenue in front of the Icon Market. Clinton Police say that 54-year-old John Aulton of Clinton had been headed north on Clinch on …

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