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CPD appreciates community support

Tuesday, we heard from Clinton Police Chief Rick Scarbrough as he discussed last week’s tragic on-duty shooting death of Maryville Police officer Kenny Moats and its affect on the officers in his department as well as the ways that the Clinton PD and the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department helped out …

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Anderson ACT scores, graduation rate impressive

The Anderson County School system’s composite ACT score for this year increased to 20.3, up from 19.3 a year ago and above the state average of 19.9. School leaders learned about the scores last week during a School Board retreat. The ACT is a standardized test that gauges a student’s …

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Two Smokies earn postseason All-Star honors

(Tennessee Smokies)  Tuesday afternoon the Southern League announced its Postseason All-Stars for the 2016 regular season. Among the 15 honorees was Tennessee Smokies’ catcher Victor Caratini, who was selected as the catcher for the squad, and infielder Chesny Young, who was chosen as the league’s utility player. The award marks …

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Smokies rally behind Happ homer

(Tennessee Smokies)  Down 3-2 with two on and two out in the bottom of the eighth inning, 2B Ian Happ hammered a go-ahead, three-run home run to left field, putting the Smokies ahead for good, as Tennessee defeated the Birmingham Barons, 5-3, on Tuesday night in front of 4,239 fans …

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Thresa Qualls Langley, age 85, a resident of Rockwood

Thresa Qualls Langley, age 85, a resident of Rockwood, TN, passed away, Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Hospice House in Columbus, GA. after a short illness, while visiting her daughter. Mrs. Langley was born August 15, 1931 in Briceville. She worked at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge and …

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