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ACSD: 5 arrested after drug probe

(ACSD release) Five people were arrested Friday, May 13, after a search warrant was served at an Old Dutch Valley Road residence. Sheriff’s investigators and agents with the 7th Judicial District Crime Task Force were assisted by the Sheriff’s Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Unit and Special Weapons and Tactics Team in serving …

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XFS: Jones wins at Dover

Erik Jones led a race-high seventy-six laps, including the final forty-three, and drove away from Darrell Wallace Junior on the final restart to notch his second win of the season on Saturday at Dover International Speedway. Jones’ margin of victory over Wallace was a second-and-a-half with Alex Bowman, pole sitter …

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CWTS: Crafton wins, assumes points lead

After five races of the 2016 Camping World Truck Series, Matt Crafton finds himself in familiar territory: atop the point standings. The two-time series champion led the final seventy-eight laps of Friday’s race at Dover International Speedway, beating Daniel Suarez to the checkered flag by a half-second to notch his …

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Rita Fern McKamey Ross, age 74, of Clinton

Rita Fern McKamey Ross, age 74, of Clinton, passed away May 14, 2016 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She enjoyed playing BINGO and lottery scratch offs. Rita was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Mary McKamey; husband, Corwin Edwin Ross; daughter, Margaret Ross; sister, Stella Elkins. Survivors …

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KNS: Decision in Sammons probe forthcoming

According to the News-Sentinel, a special prosecutor assigned to investigate allegations of judicial misconduct on the part of Campbell County Judge Amanda Sammons says that his probe could be wrapped up soon and decision on whether or not to pursue criminal charges could be made in the next couple of …

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Charges dismissed in Tiger Haven case

Prosecutors in Roane County have reportedly dropped charges against a man who had been accused of firing a rifle over the Tiger Haven big cat sanctuary in Roane County. Toby Rhynehart had been charged after he was accused of firing an assault rifle in the general direction of the often …

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Charges in crash upgraded after victim dies

A Knoxville man who admitted to state troopers that he had been drinking liquor for two days straight and taken two Klonopin pills before an April 28th traffic accident is now facing a charge of vehicular homicide after the woman who had been a passenger in his car died earlier …

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Foreman chosen as AC purchasing director

Last week, the Anderson County Finance Committee hired a new Purchasing Director. Tony Foreman of Kingsport was selected by the committee to succeed Pamela Cotham, who resigned after over a decade as Anderson County’s Purchasing Director after the county switched its financial management system. Foreman, who once was the purchasing …

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Campbell food drive succesful

The US Postal Service food drive in Campbell County generated 6000 pounds of food donations. Organizers of Saturday’s food drive had set a goal of 5000 pounds, but easily beat that thanks to the generosity of postal customers in Campbell County. If you missed the chance to donate, you can …

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