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AC EMS subject of June briefing

Anderson County Emergency Medical Services will host a “State of EMS” briefing for county commissioners on June 15, beginning at 4:30 p.m. This briefing will cover the current operations of Anderson County EMS, potential upcoming changes in EMS nationally, and current reimbursement issues. The briefing, which is open to the …

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Chase begins in Anderson, ends with fatal crash in Knox

A police chase that began in Anderson County Wednesday afternoon ended with a horrific two-car crash in North Knox County that left one man dead and three others injured. The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department says that deputies had been looking for 26-year-old Ralpheal Cameron Coffey on several outstanding warrants when …

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ORT: SUV careens through yards

(Oak Ridge Today) The Oak Ridge Police Department was investigating a crash on Wabash Lane on Wednesday afternoon after a sport utility vehicle reportedly drove through bushes in one yard and knocked down a sidewalk railing before crossing the street into anther yard, where it knocked down a fence and …

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OR man indicted in domestic incident

A 51-year-old Oak Ridge man was indicted earlier this month by the Anderson County grand jury on charges that he choked his girlfriend, threw a table and stool at her and then fired several gunshots in her direction while they were inside a home in Oak Ridge. John Hartman is …

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TBI: 2 Campbell attorneys indicted

(TBI) An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Campbell County attorney after being indicted on multiple counts of theft. At the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, on December 28, 2015, TBI Special Agents began investigating complaints …

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Hester Ann Johnson age 67 of Lake City

Hester Ann Johnson age 67 of Lake City, TN went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 23, 2016. Hester was born on February 14, 1949 to the late George Charles LaRue and Helen LaRue-Elliott. Hester’s hobbies included gardening, bird watching, and bargaining at flea markets. …

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Local Sports Update May 25th

The high school spring sports championships—aka the Spring Fling—got underway Tuesday in Murfreesboro. In AAA baseball, the Sevier County Smoky Bears coached by former Clinton head coach Casey Taylor, got a no-hitter from pitcher Devante Matthews as they downed Collierville 3-0. Sevier County faces Summitt in a winners’ bracket game …

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LaFollette street to be closed on Friday nights

City officials in LaFollette say that they will be closing a stretch of North Tennessee Avenue between Shelby’s Alley and Mill Street on Friday evenings to accommodate large crowds at a popular nightspot. Katie’s Restaurant features live music on Friday nights and crowds have gotten so large that they are …

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